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Ted Cruz tells Seth Meyers media turned him into 'Freddy Krueger'

On Monday, a video was posted on YouTube showing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz speaking to a group over the weekend in New Hampshire and inadvertently freaking out a 3-year-old girl with his rhetoric that the Obama-Clinton foreign policy was a disaster and "the whole world's on fire."

'iZombie' is smart, scary and fun

It seems like you can't spit without hitting a supernatural crime fighter nowadays. But there is the herd, and there are those who stand out from the herd; there is the mainstream, and there is that funny little pond over there, full of its own kind of life.

'The Jinx' director Andrew Jarecki knows the milieu of Robert Durst

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki has followed an unlikely path to documentary fame.

'Community' is back in session, this time on Yahoo Screen

When last we saw "Community" nearly a year ago, Greendale Community College had narrowly missed being sold to Subway, the sandwich people. Typically, it was a metaphor for the show itself, which had struggled to survive throughout the years; "Save Greendale!" was the fifth season's hashtaggy...

Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'The Flash' on KTLA

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'The Walking Dead' recap: Ruining revolving doors for everyone

After Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead," titled "Spend," chances are good that many of us will think twice about going through a revolving door anytime in the future.

Justin Bieber aims for redemption during Comedy Central roast

Justin Bieber, this time the willing butt of jokes, delivered a veritable mea culpa after partaking in Comedy Central's latest celebrity roast.

TV Picks: 'Community,' 'Decker,' 'Empire,' 'iZombie'

"Community" (Yahoo Screen, Tuesdays). The philosophical farce that put the meta in metacomedy is back, but not on NBC, which has washed its corporate hands of the sort of cerebral yet not unfeeling sitcoms with which it once lined its Thursday nights. Rather, it will stream...

Lee Daniels says Oprah Winfrey, Common will appear on 'Empire'

No two ways about it, Fox's "Empire" is a huge hit. And when the series returns for its second season, it will have two massive guest stars: Oprah Winfrey and Common.

CBS picks up 'Mom,' 'Mike & Molly' and '2 Broke Girls' for 2015-16 season

CBS is firming up its comedy plans for next year — and those include a lot more Allison Janney and Melissa McCarthy.

'Empire' recap: Lucious -- not Jamal -- is the father

With one week to go before what's sure to be an epic two-hour finale, "Empire" has plot twists for days. The drama has officially reached a new level. 

'Mad Men' exhibit sheds light on Don Draper's origins -- and future?

Attention, "Mad Men" fans: Ever wanted to peer into Don Draper's box of secrets, or take a selfie in the Drapers' Ossining kitchen? Starting on Saturday, you can. 

Will Ferrell to play every baseball position on 10 teams for HBO special

Before his comedy career, Will Ferrell was an accomplished athlete, playing football, soccer and basketball in school. Now he's getting a chance to expand his skills on Thursday by traveling to Major League Baseball's spring training in Arizona and playing every on-field position (and then...

Keith Olbermann has sympathy for Brian Williams on David Letterman

Sportscaster Keith Olbermann is no stranger to being suspended -- he was briefly taken off his ESPN show last month after getting into a fight on Twitter -- so it's not surprising that he has great sympathy for embattled newsman Brian Williams.

'Justified: Dark as a Dungeon' recap: Who's on your side?

Welcome to the inevitable, basically customary, shifting allegiances episode that comes but once a "Justified" season.

'The Voice' recap: A blind-battle mash-up

In these times of rampant food mash-ups -- think cronuts and cruffins -- it is perhaps not so surprising that “The Voice” did a little mashing up of its own on Monday, smooshing together the final night of the blind auditions and the first batch of battle rounds into one two-hour...

'Saturday Night Live' tackles Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal

"Saturday Night Live" tackled Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal in its cold open on Saturday and in the process allowed cast member Kate McKinnon a chance to trot out a dead-on Clinton character that will doubtless be making many return appearances this campaign season. That is, if she decides...

Run-of-the-mill 'Powers' show released unconventionally on PlayStation

"Powers," which bursts upon the world Tuesday — or, rather, upon a select portion of it — is the first series from, and available exclusively on, Sony PlayStation — yes, it's another platform you're going to have to take account of, television watchers, and I do share your...

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