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Kurt Sutter's 'The Bastard Executioner' picked up to series at FX

"Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter will be back on FX in fall 2015, as the cable channel has picked up his series "The Bastard Executioner."The series, set in the late Middle Ages, centers on a knight (Lee Jones) who serves King Edward I but vows to lay down his sword but is inevitably drawn back into his violent world. Show More Summary

Jimmy Fallon and The Rock channel their best 'Bill & Ted' in this 1989 commencement speech on 'Tonight'

It's commencement season and to celebrate, Jimmy Fallon and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson did a "1989 commencement speech" sketch on "The Tonight Show" Thursday (May 21). Fallon and Johnson are Bobby Ristick and Logan Duffy, a.k.a. "Dufftron 3000," and they're the lowest-GPA students at Oneonta High School. Show More Summary

The Bill Murray Christmas special is real and coming to Netflix

Last year, when it was announced that Bill Murray planned to make an old-school Christmas special with his "Lost in Translation" director, Sofia Coppola, it sounded like a strange and wonderful dream.Now, it's real. Netflix announced Friday (May 22) that it has picked up "A Very Murray Christmas" to air in December. Show More Summary

Jack Black's gut-wrenching Red Nose Day segment is most effective of the night

Jack Black is normally a jovial, even wacky comedian. But his segment for NBC's Red Nose Day telethon was a heartbreaking view at the extraordinary poverty children live in all over the world. The segment follows Black in a day in the...Show More Summary

'Wayward Pines' EP: Beverly's death pits 'the sheriff vs. the town'

Viewers received quite a shock at the end of "Wayward Pines" second episode, which sees Sheriff Pope (Terrence Howard) slit Beverly's (Juliette Lewis) throat in the town square as the residents of Wayward Pines look on. But this was a change from the Blake Crouch trilogy on which the show is based. Show More Summary

Sawyer Fredericks' Red Nose Day 'Imagine' moves viewers to donate

Just days after his "The Voice" Season 8 win, Sawyer Fredericks is putting his one-of-a-kind voice to good use.The singer performed his cover of John Lennon's "Imagine" for Red Nose Day to raise money for impoverished children around the world. Show More Summary

Vin Diesel honors Paul Walker with a heartfelt rendition of 'Habits'

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Netflix June 2015: Catch up on 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Scandal' and 'Agents of SHIELD'

Netflix has announced what's coming and what's going from its streaming service in the month of June. For those looking for summer binge-watching, "Pretty Little Liars" Season 5, "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" Season 2, "Scandal" Season 4 and all 10 seasons of "Danger Mouse" are coming to Netflix. Show More Summary

'Survivor: Worlds Apart' winner: Mike Holloway, Carolyn Rivera or Will Sims, who won?

The 30th season of "Survivor" has come to a close and crowned its winner. So which finalist earned the title of Sole Survivor?Sierra Thomas is sent home from the final 5, and Rodney Lavoie Jr. loses the fire-making challenge (after an...Show More Summary

Christina Tosi debuts on OG 'MasterChef' - how'd she do? Vote now!

Renowned pastry chef and bakery owner Christina Tosi made her "MasterChef" debut Wednesday (May 20), replacing departing judge Joe Bastianich. Tosi has already judged a season of "MasterChef Junior," but the original version of the show is a very different animal. Show More Summary

'Suite Life's' Cole and Dylan Sprouse graduate NYU, trying to fix 'negative stereotypes of childhood stardom'

Smarter better faster stronger. Finished NYU now on to the next A photo posted by Dylan Thomas Von Sprouse (@dylan_spr) on May 20, 2015 at 10:39am PDT Twin child stars Cole and Dylan Sprouse have graduated from college, and they want everyone to know they hope they combated some of the negative stereotypes of kids who grow up in show business.. Show More Summary

Josh Duggar was named in sex-abuse investigation courtesy of his dad

Josh Duggar was named in an investigation into an underage sex-abuse case in his Arkansas hometown when he was a teenager -- apparently having been turned in by his own father.The eldest of the Duggars' "19 Kids and Counting" was a teenager at the time of the alleged incident, which took place in 2004 or '05. Show More Summary

Richard Quest poses '500 Questions' to 'super-bright' players

Richard Quest knows that if "500 Questions" wasn't the sort of game it is, his CNN bosses might not have been as keen on his hosting it.The ebullient British reporter switches jobs and networks for the new ABC contest, which begins a...Show More Summary

'Seinfeld' on Hulu gets a release date

Update: Hulu has announced that the entire "Seinfeld" series will debut on the streaming service on June 24. Clear your calendars now and prepare for the most intense rewatch about nothing imaginable.You can read Zap2it's original story...Show More Summary

'Scream Queens' trailer: Emma Roberts dominates sorority 'idiot hookers'

FOX has finally released a full trailer for "Scream Queens," FOX's newest comedy horror series from "Glee" and "American Horror Story's" Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk. "Scream Queens" blends traditional horror with some real nightmares about the college experience. Show More Summary

Marvel takes X-Men, Fantastic Four off merchandise: Not in MCU, not on the T-shirts

Marvel is rewriting their own history and the Fantastic Four and X-Men are the casualties. A new T-shirt from the company featuring the cover of "Secret Wars" issue 8 from 1984 has been altered to completely remove heroes from both teams...Show More Summary

'Catfish's' Nev Schulman will share some of his chest hair for $20,000

Me Tarzan, Jane where you at? ???? A photo posted by Nev Schulman (@nevschulman) on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:57pm PDT Some people have good chest hair and some people just don't. For "Catfish"s' Nev Schulman, his chest hair is out of this world -- just ask any of his fans that are currently trying to buy a patch of his manly fuzz. Show More Summary

'Breaking Borders' Mariana van Zeller: 'Sharing food allows people to be themselves'

Zap2it: Your role as moderator of Travel Channel's "Breaking Borders" looks stressful. Was it?Mariana van Zeller: Well, being a journalist traveling around the world to report on sort of hard-hitting stories like I have, I'm used to stress. Show More Summary

Taylor Swift has a stunt catastrophe on 'Bad Blood' video set

Go to 1:42 of the #BadBloodMusicVideo to see the take where I got it right. This, however, was the first take. #stuntFAIL A video posted by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on May 18, 2015 at 2:11pm PDT Now the question of whether TaylorShow More Summary

'MasterChef' Season 6 introduces head-to-head auditions - Zap2it First

In the sixth season of "MasterChef," FOX's popular cooking competition show, executive producer and judge Gordon Ramsay and his fellow judges are introducing a new element to the audition phase -- head-to-head cookoffs. After the initial...Show More Summary

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