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NBC teases first look at new 'Constantine' star Matt Ryan
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NBC teases first look at new 'Constantine' star Matt Ryan

No, he's not the quarterback for the Falcons

NBC has released the first official imagine of the new star of "Constantine" and he looks precious little like Keanu Reeves. 

The latest adaptation of the popular DC Comics occult series features Matt Ryan, who you might know from "Layer Cake" and "Torchwood," but you don't know as the quarterback of the Atlanta Falcons. Don't make that mistake!

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Watch Arthur Chu’s 'Jeopardy!' win streak end

Watch Arthur Chu’s “Jeopardy!” win streak end
Chu lasted 12 games, earning a total of $297,200. PLUS: Here’s every question Chu got wrong.


Here’s the 1st image of “Constantine”
Matt Ryan stars as Detective John Constantine in the NBC drama pilot based on the DC Comics character.


“Lost’s” Maggie Grace” to star in CBS’ Wall Street drama
She’ll play a lawyer for a hedge fund on the drama starring “Boardwalk Empire’s” Charlie Cox as a hedge fund manager. PLUS: “True Blood’s” Janina Gavankar joins NBC’s “The Mysteries of Laura."


Meet “Orphan Black’s” new clone
“Jennifer is a bright-eyed Midwestern pure of heart girl.”


“Key & Peele” land on the cover of Time magazine
The Comedy Central duo penned an article, “The Case for Mockery,” for “The Ideas Issue.”


Jimmy Fallon debuts his Vladimir Putin impression
Is Fallon's impression, complete with blonde combover, really that bad? PLUS: Nearly every Fallon bit has been recycled from “Late Night."


“The Middle” to film its season finale at Disney World
All five family members of the Disney-ABC series will film in Orlando the week of March 24.


Nat Geo to air "Inside the Hunt for the Boston Bombers” and “American War Generals”
“Inside the Hunt” will air two days before the anniversary of the Boston marathon bombing.


“Grey’s Anatomy” will feature ‘80s cover songs all season
Starting with the season premiere, through the season finale, “Grey’s” will  exclusive air songs from its ‘80s Covers project.

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<p>The &quot;American Idol&quot; judges were all smiles on Wednesday night</p>

The "American Idol" judges were all smiles on Wednesday night

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TV Ratings: 'Survivor' tops 'American Idol' but FOX holds on for slim Wednesday wins

Sports delays and preemptions for CBS could shake up the numbers

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, March 12, 2014.

Things are way closer than they used to be on Wednesday nights. CBS' "Survivor: Cagayan" spent a rare week ahead of "American Idol" in all measures and helped CBS claim overall victory for the night, while "Idol" still edged out "Criminal Minds" among young viewers, leaving FOX with a slim key demo win.

There's a catch for CBS' numbers, though. The network had ACC and SEC basketball preemptions and delays in that 8 p.m. hour. Given the closeness of both the overall and key demo ratings, it's entirely possible that FOX and "Idol" could come out on top when Nationals come in.

[UPDATE: In Final figures, "Survivor" dropped a hair and fell below "Idol" overall. "Survivor" still had the advantage in the 18-49, but that tiny overall drop for CBS let FOX win the night overall as well.]

Among other notables, "Modern Family" continued to be Wednesday's top show among young viewers, while "Mixology" continued to lose more than half of its lead-in, even if it isn't taking big week-to-week drops.

On to the numbers...

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Chris Evans happy 'Captain America' no longer a Boy Scout in 'Winter Soldier'

Chris Evans happy 'Captain America' no longer a Boy Scout in 'Winter Soldier'

And yep he's got new costume for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Yes, Chris Evans has a full beard.  No, super fans, it's not for "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

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<p>One of these people is tall.</p>

One of these people is tall.

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Recap: 'Survivor: Cagayan' - 'Our Time To Shine'

In which the former NBA All-Star proves valuable in a basketball-esque task

Pre-credit sequence. How will the Beauty Tribe cope without Brice, their self-professed most beautifulest member? "I'm just pretty mad and frustrated," says Morgan, calling Jeremiah a giant coward. No intellectual slouch, Morgan suspects that since a four-person alliance voted Brice out and since she wasn't part of that alliance, she may be next to go. Accosted by Morgan about his vote, Jeremiah stutters and mutters and says that Brice scared him, socially. "We'll see if I made a bonehead play or not," Jeremiah tells us. Going on the offensive, Morgan tells Alexis a complicated story about how Jeremiah wanted LJ out, but decided to target Alexis because they still needed LJ for challenges. Alexis is skeptical, but also curious and suggests Jeremiah has a big target on his back now. I hope we don't spend too much time with the Beauty Tribe tonight. They're not personality-filled.

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"Chrisley Knows Best"

"Chrisley Knows Best"

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'Chrisley Knows Best' review: This family may be nuts, but that's okay

It's too soon to tell if this is too much crazy, but so far so good

"Chrisley Knows Best" (Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. ET on USA) hit the free press/controversy motherlode before the first episode had even aired, as the self-proclaimed "metrosexual" patriarch of the Chrisley family, Todd, set off gaydars across the country.

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<p>Keri Russell in &quot;The Americans.&quot;</p>

Keri Russell in "The Americans."

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Review: 'The Americans' - 'The Walk-In'

Stan hunts an assassin, Paige explores the family tree and Elizabeth tries to deliver a letter

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I find Polaris...

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Mars colonization mission is set to become a reality show

Mars colonization mission is set to become a reality show
Lionsgate TV is teaming up with Mars One as it aims to send people to live on Mars by no later than 2024.


Jay Leno talks retired life, says he speaks to Jimmy Fallon once or twice a week
Leno, speaking before his TV Hall of Fame induction, thinks Fallon is doing a “terrific” job and he’s excited to go out on “school nights."


A&E intends to give “Those Who Kill” a 2nd chance after yanking it from the schedule
The serial killer drama starring Chloe Sevigny will be relaunched, according to Deadline, after two low-rated episodes.


ABC changes “Fresh Off the Boat’s” title to “Far East Orlando” — to the annoyance of some Asian-Americans
"'Far East' originates from 12th century Europe, outdated as hell,” says one Asian-American Twitter user. The ABC pilot is based on Eddie Huang’s book “Fresh Off the Boat,” a memoir of growing up as a Taiwanese immigrant in Florida.


Billy Eichner: "I would never talk to me"
The “Billy on the Street” star, whose show returns tonight, has been slapped once, but most people agree to talk to what the NY Times describes as "an army battalion led by a lunatic.” PLUS: How Eichner ended up on “Parks and Rec."


"Dancing's" Tom Bergeron: Erin Andrews and Brooke Burke-Charvet are on good terms
Burke-Charvet and her “Dancing with the Stars” replacement have been communicating, says Bergeron. He also reveals that he personally lobbied Danica McKellar to join “Dancing” for several years.


Letterman consumes raw eggs — is Dave trying to go viral?
Looks like “The Late Show” is trying to get in on the viral game.


“Jeopardy!’s” Arthur Chu will make his talk show debut on Thursday
He’s set to chat with “Kelly and Michael.” PLUS: Why are Americans so protective of “Jeopardy!”?


Ken Jennings interviews “The Mother of ‘Jeopardy!”
Julann Griffin helped create the game show with her husband Merv Griffin 50 years ago. In her interview, she recalls the conversation they had in their car that led to the game show classic.


Judge Judy sues Connecticut lawyer who used her image in his ads
“Over my fifty-year career,” Judge Judith Sheindlin said in a statement, “I have never filed a lawsuit against anyone.”


“Mad Men’s” Matthew Weiner welcomes episode-by-episode over-analysis — for the most part
"As someone in the entertainment business, having that kind of interaction with your audience is extremely exciting,” he says. "But there's a big difference between the way you feel about a piece of work that's taken months, sometimes years to prepare — how you feel about it in the first 30 seconds after you've finished it… and how you feel about it in the context of an episode in a whole story. Even if you're binge-watching. Those are two different things. And the noise that happens immediately afterwards is very different from the resonance of the work. Good or bad.” PLUS: Weiner won’t tell you how to watch his show, the final season arc is like The Beatles’ “Abbey Road,” and analyzing the new “Mad Men” photos.


Can “The Originals” exist without Rebekah?
Claire Holt’s absence may not bode well for the CW series.


“The Tomorrow People” has fun with its move to Mondays
Watch a promo touting Monday’s episode.


“Eating Shows” are all the rage in South Korea
Watching people devour food on web shows has become a viewing sensation.


"Free to Be… You and Me” turns 40
The ABC afterschool special that envisioned an idealistic gender-neutral future aired on March 11, 1974.


“Game of Thrones” has its own clothing line
An Australian company has a licensing deal to make dresses and leggings based on the HBO series.


Fox’s “Wonderfalls” turns 10 -- it's connected to “Hannibal”
Like “Hannibal,” the critically acclaimed but short-lived whimsical Fox drama was from Bryan Fuller and starred Caroline Dhavernas.


How to be a “Conan” audience member
Conan O’Brien presents a humorous look at the audience-attendance process.


Why are this year’s “Idols” so boring?
It’s like “American Idol” didn’t even try this year, especially when other singing reality shows have compelling contestants.


Here are the most amazing “Amazing Race” injuries
From Charla's electrocution to Vanessa's sprained ankle.


“SVU’s” Kelli Giddish researched gambling addiction for tonight’s episode
She even learned from listening to Norm MacDonald in how to portray Rollins hitting rock bottom.


“Community’s” Danny Pudi makes his directing debut filming for ESPN
He interviewed members of the 1977 Marquette basketball team for “30 for 30.”


“HIMYM” wedding pics, revealed
Who is that crying?


Sci-fi TV pioneer Richard Coogan, AKA "Captain Video," dies weeks before his 100th birthday
Coogan was one of TV’s first sci-fi stars, if not the first, starring on “Captain Video and his Video Rangers” from 1949 to 1955. He would’ve turned 100 on April 4.

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A&E yanks 'Those Who Kill' after 2 episodes; 'Bates Motel' will take its slot

A&E yanks “Those Who Kill” after 2 episodes “Bates Motel” will take its slot
The Chloe Sevigny crime procedural premiered to disappointing numbers and shed half its viewership for Episode 2. As a result, it’ll be replaced by “Bates Motel” at 10 pm on Mondays.

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<p>The &quot;American Idol&quot; Top 11</p>

The "American Idol" Top 11

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Recap: 'American Idol' Season 13 - Top 11 Performances - Songs From The Cinema

The 'Idol' finalists sing songs from their favorite movies

Wednesday (March 12) night's "American Idol" is officially called something like Soundtrack To Our Lives, which is what we're calling this year's permutation on the always-confusing Music From The Movies theme, in which singers go through contortions to justify performances from songs which, indeed, may have once popped up in a movie at some point.

Several of the songs teased by "Idol" for tonight actually *do* seem to hail meaningfully from movies. I can't quibble with "Skyfall" or "Falling Slowly"  or "Sound of Silence." The idea that "Sweet Home Alabama" fits the theme is a complete cheat but... That's how this goes! 

Click through and follow along!

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NBC will submit Leno and Fallon’s 'Tonight Shows' for Emmy consideration, but not Fallon’s 'Late Night'

NBC will submit Leno and Fallon’s “Tonight Shows” for Emmy consideration, but not Fallon’s “Late Night”
Seth Meyers’ “Late Night” will be the only “Late Night” up for Emmy consideration so that Fallon could establish himself as “The Tonight Show” host.


Michael J. Fox hopes NBC will air the final 7 episodes of his sitcom
“We’re not hearing a death sentence,” he says, adding that those were the show’s best episodes, including one reuniting him with “Back to the Future” co-star Christopher Lloyd. “We’re hoping NBC can still find a good place for the last episodes.”


See “The Flash” shooting in costume in broad daylight
Grant Gustin was caught on Instagram filming a scene in Vancouver yesterday.


Watch a “Veronica Mars” movie scene featuring “Kickstarter Backers”
As presented by Funny or Die.


"The Haves and the Have Nots” season finale sets an OWN ratings record
Last night’s finale ranked as the Oprah network’s most watched episode of all time.


“Pretty Little Liars” bringing back Tyler Blackburn
Caleb Rivers will become a series regular in Season 5.


Watch Amy Poehler’s "Movies are dumb, and TV is awesome” speech in honor of Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Poehler helped induct the “Veep” star into the TV Hall of Fame last night.


Is Naya Rivera leaving “Glee”?
Her role will be reduced for the final episodes this season, but it hasn’t been decided if she’ll return for the final season.


Adrian Pasdar joins “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
The “Heroes” alum will play the Marvel character of Glenn Talbot.

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Jay Leno would be open to visiting Letterman’s show

Jay Leno would be open to visiting Letterman’s show
“I suppose I could, why couldn’t I?” the former “Tonight Show” host said before receiving last night’s TV Hall of Fame honor. "You can do any show you want, it’s not like you’re banned. Who knows? Maybe. We’ll see what happens.”


Minkus from “Boy Meets World” will appear on “Girl Meets World”
Check out Lee Norris’ reunion with Ben Savage.


Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul have a “Breaking Bad” reunion
A silver-haired Cranston, fresh from playing LBJ, reunited last night with Paul at his “Need for Speed” premiere in NYC.


Report: “Bachelor” Juan Pablo was seriously considered for “Dancing with the Stars”
There apparently were serious talks, but the idea was quietly nixed.


Charlie Sheen spoofs passed-out George Lopez
Lopez paid a visit to his fellow FX star’s “Anger Management” set, where Sheen pretended to be a passed-out drunk.


TLC announces “Cyber Stalkers” and “Web of Deceit” specials
The two April specials will explore the downside of the web.


CBS settling $100M “Hawaii Five-0” lawsuit
The estate of “Hawaii Five-0” creator Leonard Freeman had sued over the remake.

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