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'The Following' Sneak Peek Videos

Get ready to get hooked. Fox has released new videos giving viewers an inside look into their new drama, "The Following," starring Kevin Bacon and created by "Dawson's Creek" and "The Vampire Diaries" developer, Kevin Williamson. "The...Show More Summary

'Roseanne' Star Gets New Role Off Broadway

FOR someone who pretty much worships Laurie Metcalf, Joe Mantello isn't making her life easy in "The Other Place," opening Jan. 10 on Broadway. "I used to leave the stage for a total of, like, 10 seconds," Ms. Metcalf said of her experience in the show. Show More Summary

Andy Plesser: VH1's Sacher: Social TV is the New Reality of Television as 80 Percent of Viewers Use a Second Screen

Some 80 percent of viewers of VH1 programming use a mobile device (phone,tablet, laptop) while watching, says Dan Sacher, SVP for Digital at VH1 in this interview with Beet.TV These new viewing habits have redefined what had been called "social TV" to the new reality of television itself, he says. Show More Summary

Andy Plesser: Ensequence Drives TV Ratings up to 20 Percent with Interactivity for "First Screen"

While much has been said about a "second screen" powering television viewership, Ensequence is harnessing the power of the TV set, or "first screen," in driving ratings as much as 20 percent for programmers, says CEO Peter Low, in this...Show More Summary

Obama To Appear On Meet The Press

NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama will appear Sunday for an exclusive interview on "Meet the Press," as fiscal cliff negotiations come down to the wire before the Dec. 31 deadline. Obama didn't sit for interviews on any of the Sunday public affairs shows while running for reelection in 2012. Show More Summary

SUPERCUT: TV's Best Kisses Of The Year

New Year's Eve has long been a celebration of kissing, so in honor of the annual event, HuffPost TV rounded up the best TV kisses from 2012. From Damon and Elena's very long-awaited hookup on "The Vampire Diaries" to Leslie and Ben's...Show More Summary

The 6 Most Outrageous CNBC Rants Of The Year

Sometimes people yell at their TVs. Sometimes the TV yells at you. That's especially true if you watch a lot of CNBC. As the business news network struggled to keep ratings afloat this year, its personalities certainly did their best to keep people watching -- absolutely losing it at the drop of, well, basically anything. Show More Summary

Pam Jenoff: To Downton, With Love: A Writer Chimes In

When I began writing The Ambassador's Daughter, a novel set in Europe after the First World War, I had never heard of Downton Abbey. Rave mentions of the ITV/PBS series began creeping up with increasing frequency on my Facebook and Twitter feeds and so I decided to check it out. Show More Summary

WATCH: 'Dual Survival' Stars Debate Drinking Pee

"Dual Survival" is back for a new season with "Dual Survival: Unbraided" and nothing is off the table, including pee drinking. Yep, pee drinking. The one-hour special airs Tuesday, January 1 at 8 p.m. EST with Season 3 premiering at 9 p.m. Show More Summary

WATCH: Honoring Their Hero

After 30 years of making a nation laugh on late night TV, comedian David Letterman received the highest honor an American performer can be given at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington D.C. The ceremony and show held earlier this month aired on Wednesday Dec. Show More Summary

The BEST Memes Of 2012

2012 was a landmark year for memes -- and we could say that due to the Ikea Monkey alone -- but it's not always easy to remember everything that went viral in the last 12 months. Since the end of 2012 had our minds filled with presidential...Show More Summary

NBC Wants Matt And Ann To Have Lunch

NBC is trying to get Matt Lauer and Ann Curry to publicly lunch together as a way of boosting Lauer's tattered popularity, the New York Daily News reported on Friday. 2012 has not been an especially good year for Lauer's public image. Show More Summary

Misty May On Life After Vollyball: 'Family Is Our Number One Goal'

Misty May-Treanor won three consecutive gold medals with her teammate, Kerri Walsh, in Athens, Beijing and most recently in London, to become the only duo ever to accomplish such a feat. The Los Angeles native won a national championship...Show More Summary

'Mockingbird Lane' Is Dead

"Mockingbird Lane" will not proceed on NBC. The pilot, which aired as a one-off Halloween special, will be all that's produced of "The Munsters" remake. Series creator Bryan Fuller tweeted the news to his followers. Fuller wrote theShow More Summary

'Shocking Family Secrets': Teacher By Day, Dominatrix By Night

Karen was living a secret double life on "Shocking Family Secrets." Her co-workers during the day knew her as an English-language teacher at an adult school, but they wondered about her life outside of school. She never spent time with them or talked much about her personal life. Show More Summary

'Shocking Family Secrets': Terrorist Sends Wife To Be Tortured, Raped

Lori's story on "Shocking Family Secrets" was a horrible saga of torture and suffering. She was happily married to a man named Mohammed and moved to Iran with him. But there, he became controlling. Mohammed beat her, and then she found out he was going to anti-American meetings. Show More Summary

What George R.R. Martin Got For Christmas

George R.R. Martin seems to have had a good Christmas. It's been a mixed time of year for him over the past few years. In 2010, the Song of Ice and Fire author spent Christmas Day in hospital with an e-coli infection. In 2011, USA Today named him author of the year. Show More Summary

'Wives With Beehives': 50s Lifestyle So They Don't 'Whore Around'?

There's a nostalgia in entertainment about the 1950s, and especially on television. The worldview presented via the black-and-white images sent across the country painted a picture of a simpler time, when gender roles in the home were well defined and every episode concluded with a happy ending. Show More Summary

WATCH: January Return Will See Confrontations And Reunions On 'OUAT'

With a little over a week to go until "Once Upon a Time's" return (Sun., Jan. 6 at 8 p.m. EST), ABC has released an extended preview trailer for the fantasy drama's upcoming episodes -- and it looks like there's plenty of action ahead. Show More Summary

WATCH: They're Back!

They're back! Anderson Cooper and Kathy Griffin will, thank God, be hosting New Year's Eve on CNN once again. The network announced Thursday that the duo are gearing up for their sixth Times Square party, which airs on Monday night. We can only hope that Griffin swears on air and tries to undress Cooper, as she has done before. Show More Summary

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