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NBC’s Heroes Will Rise Again as Miniseries

Save the cheerleader, save the TV show. NBC will resurrect Heroes in 2015 as a 13-episode event miniseries titled Heroes Reborn with Creator Tim Kring returning to the show’s helm. NBC teased the show’s return Saturday in a spot aired between Olympic events. Show More Summary

Australian TV Star Charlotte Dawson Found Dead

(SYDNEY) — Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson has been found dead at age 47. Famed for TV shows such as Australia’s Next Top Model, Dawson had also been an anti-bullying activist and was targeted by cyber-trolls for personal attacks online. Show More Summary

Downton Abbey and Rape: Anna’s Excruciating Fridging Problem

Amid the hustle, bustle and period melodrama of Downton Abbey this year, one thread stands out as particularly problematic: the rape of lady’s maid Anna (Joanne Froggatt). What makes her assault so difficult isn’t the crime itself — although it felt as out of place in the normally placid series as Mr. Show More Summary

Late-Night Highlight: Michelle Obama Does ‘Ew!’ With Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferell

Michelle Obama joined Jimmy Fallon and Will Ferrell last night on The Tonight Show for some girl talk — or more specifically, some valley girl “Ew!” talk. Jimmy Fallon brought back his brace-faced character Sara (with no H), host of what was previously Late Night‘s “Ew!” sketch, and introduced Will Ferrell as his new BFF Stacy Wallace. Show More Summary

2% of U.S. Netflix Subscribers Watched All of Season 2 of ‘House of Cards’ in One Weekend

Around two percent of Netflix subscribers in the U.S. watched all 13 50-minute-long episodes of House of Cards this past weekend after the show premiered on the streaming service Friday, Variety reports. Four times as many people watched at least one episode of the show compared to opening weekend during the show’s first season. Show More Summary

The Golden Age of Webisodes: How Shorts Are Keeping Your Favorite Shows Alive

I miss Dillon, Texas: the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it small town that only eats BBQ, buys cars from Buddy Garrity, and worships high school football; the place that Brian “Smash” Williams and Vince Howard call home; the humble slice of America, where endless nights under the stars are spent with friends, a pigskin, and a 12-pack of Lone Star. Show More Summary

Who Are TV’s Biggest Fans? New Research Names Twitter Users With the Most Influence

Who’s the most important person when it comes to Downton Abbey? Not the fictional estate — obviously Lord Grantham wins that one — but the actual TV show. As it turns out, it’s an anonymous user named MrsAnnaBates. Yes, congratulations,...Show More Summary

Late-Night Highlight: Matthew McConaughey Reveals His Award Speech Secrets

From the Golden Globes to the Screen Actors Guild awards, Oscar nominee Matthew McConaughey has been getting lots of practice in giving awards speeches — so much so that Jimmy Kimmel asked him for his secrets on Wednesday night. When...Show More Summary

Cee Lo Green: I’m Not Returning to ‘The Voice’

(NEW YORK) — Cee Lo Green says he’s quitting as a coach on “The Voice.” The singer-songwriter-actor announced on Wednesday’s “Ellen DeGeneres Show” that he won’t be coming back “at all.” He already was taking a break from the sixth season of the NBC talent competition, which begins airing Monday. Show More Summary

Watch: Jimmy Fallon Nails the Barbershop Quartet Cover of “Ignition (Remix)”

Last night, on his second evening as the new host of the Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon presented another throwback: this time, to the early ’00s. Fallon, along with his barbershop quartet The Ragtime Gals, presented a smooth (although somewhat less sultry than the original) rendition of R. Show More Summary

Kate Mara Talks About Big House of Cards Shocker on Letterman

SPOILER ALERT: This video and post discuss a major shocking moment that occurs in House of Cards season two, episode one — so unless you like spoilers, peel your eyes away from this one. Kate Mara appeared on the Late Show last night to talk to David Letterman about the huge House of Cards shocker that occurs in the season two premiere. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert Tweets Tonight Show Selfie With Jimmy Fallon

Colbert Report host Stephen Colbert was one of Jimmy Fallon’s first Tonight Show guests Monday evening, dumping a bucket of change on Fallon’s desk before demanding a host-and-host selfie. We finally got a look at that selfie when Colbert tweeted it Tuesday evening. Show More Summary

Jimmy Fallon’s The Tonight Show Scores Big First Night Ratings

Jimmy Fallon’s first episode on The Tonight Show won the highest TV ratings of late-night, with a 7.1 viewership on the Nielsen scale. That means about 9 or 10 million people tuned in to watch Fallon take Leno’s desk, Variety reports. Show More Summary

Utah Jazz Owner Goes Undercover for CBS Show

(SALT LAKE CITY) — The owner and CEO of the Utah Jazz is set to be featured on the CBS reality TV show “Undercover Boss.” Greg Miller will disguise himself a few times over for the episode chronicling game night happenings at EnergySolutions Arena. Show More Summary

Watch Jimmy Fallon and Will Smith Teach You About the “Evolution of Hip-Hop Dancing”

Jimmy Fallon’s debut as the new host of The Tonight Show brought in some familiar faces — including Robert DeNiro, Kim Kardashian, Lady Gaga, Steven Colbert, Lindsay Lohan, and special guest Will Smith. No big deal. But one of the most...Show More Summary

The Bachelor Watch: Juan Pablo Gets Dumped In His Hometown

Welcome back to The Bachelor, where six women are still circling the drain that is an eternity with Juan Pablo. As the women head to Juan Pablo’s hometown of Miami and with their own hometown dates looming, the pressure is on. That means more longing looks, more declarations of love and lots and lots of tongue kissing (avert your eyes, children). Show More Summary

The 9 Most Shocking Moments from House of Cards Season 2

SPOILER ALERT: DO NOT CONTINUE IF YOU HAVE NOT WATCHED ALL OF HOUSE OF CARDS SEASON TWO. House of Cards set the bar high in terms of shock-factor with Russo’s murder last season. Some viewers might have questioned whether they could top that drama in the second season — but the end of episode one assured us that Cards hadn’t lost its punch. Show More Summary

The Many Faces of Jimmy Fallon: His Roles Before Becoming the Host of The Tonight Show

Funnyman Jimmy Fallon is taking the helm as host of The Tonight Show host Monday night — but it took him many different identities to get here. Before he takes center stage as the new Johnny Carson, let’s take a look back at some of the different roles he’s played over his career.

The New Game of Thrones Trailer Is All About Vengeance

Another Game of Thrones trailer is here. Rob Stark is dead. Who will avenge him? Expect Red Wedding fallout in season 3. And expect that fallout to be interrupted by the white walker casually riding on a horse after the slogan “all men must die.” If we’ve learned anything from the first two seasons, it’s that no one is safe.

Girls Recap: I Hate All My Friends

In this episode, the girls from Girls head to the beach — a friendly reminder of just how freezing it is in New York right now. The episode begins like a scene from Downton Abbey with Marnie carefully preparing her family friend’s castle-like house at North Fork for her friends’ arrival. Show More Summary

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