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Report: NBC is banning Jimmy Fallon’s guests from doing other network shows

Report: NBC is banning Jimmy Fallon’s guests from doing other network shows
According to TMZ, the ban applies to not only CBS and ABC’s late-night shows but the morning shoes as well.


AMC teases a glimpse of “Mad Men’s” final season
Watch Don Draper step off an airplane.


AMC coming out with a “Walking Dead” mobile game
The game will be released to coincide with Season 5.

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<p>The cast of CBS&#39; &quot;Criminal Minds&quot;</p>

The cast of CBS' "Criminal Minds"

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TV Ratings: 'American Idol' holds off 'Survivor' as 'Criminal Minds' to lead Wednesday

'Arrow' hits a series low, while every ABC show other than 'Mixology' rises

Fast National ratings for Wednesday, March 5, 2014.

"American Idol" got a small performance show uptick to narrowly avoid the ignominy of losing to "Survivor" and "Criminal Minds" among young viewers, while also leading FOX to slim victories in most key measures on Wednesday night.

Despite leading FOX to wins, "Idol" was neither the top show overall nor among young viewers on Wednesday.

The "Idol" decline-bump, up among young viewers but not overall, was fitting for an up-and-down Wednesday 

There were declines for "Survivor," "CSI," "Law & Order: SVU," "Chicago PD," "Arrow" and "The Tomorrow People." While "Mixology" was down in its second week for ABC, the declines probably could have been worse, though expect a bigger fall in Finals.

"Mixology" was, in fact, ABC's only dropper as "The Middle," "Suburgatory," "Modern Family" and "Nashville" all rose.

On to the numbers...

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<p>Wait a minute... that&#39;s not Quentin Tarantino or George Clooney! What&#39;s going on here?</p>

Wait a minute... that's not Quentin Tarantino or George Clooney! What's going on here?

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Win a VIP ticket to party 'From Dusk Till Dawn' in Austin this weekend

We've got the details on where and when for you

If you're going to be in Austin this coming weekend, what do you have planned for Saturday night?

Keep in mind that the city is going to positively brimming over with options, since it'll be smack dab in the middle of the opening weekend mayhem for SXSW, and as always, it's also spring break for UT and it's a party city to begin with.

I'd like to invite you to take a chance and try to win VIP passes to a party that HitFix is happy to be co-presenting this year. We're taking over Red 7 in downtown and transforming it into the Titty Twister to help celebrate the launch of both the El Rey Network and their first original series, "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series."

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<p>Neil DeGrasse Tyson in &quot;Cosmos.&quot;</p>

Neil DeGrasse Tyson in "Cosmos."

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Review: Seth MacFarlane & Neil DeGrasse Tyson bring 'Cosmos' back to life

A faithful, sincere, wonderful revival of the Carl Sagan classic

At this stage of his career, Seth MacFarlane is the proverbial 800 lb. gorilla at the FOX network. What kind of shows does he make, and where do they go? Given how valuable "Family Guy" is to the company bottom line (and how much money even something like "American Dad" has generated), anywhere he wants them.

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Comedy Central renews 'Kroll Show'

Comedy Central renews “Kroll Show”
Nick Kroll’s sketch comedy show will return for 3rd season.


ABC's “American Crime” lands Timothy Hutton, talking to Felicity Huffman
Hutton will play the father of the victim in the series about a racially charged murder. Huffman is in negotiations to play the female lead.


“How I Met Your Dad” casts the mom’s best friend: “Smash’s” Krysta Rodriguez
Rodriguez will play Greta Gerwig’s best friend, Sally, , “a sexy, flamboyant force of nature who runs the most successful fashion blog in the country.” PLUS: UK actor Rufus Sewell joins an ABC pilot.

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<p>Sad, cold pretty people on &quot;Survivor: Cagayan&quot;</p>

Sad, cold pretty people on "Survivor: Cagayan"

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Recap: 'Survivor: Cagayan' - 'Cops-R-Us'

It rains and everybody looks at their waterlogged hands for an hour

Pre-credit sequence. The Brains Tribe returns to camp. Spencer is disheartened that his alliance-mate, Garrett, managed to make himself so unappealing that they kept Crazypants J'Tia around over him. "I'm gonna have to resort to all kinds of crazy, creative ideas," Spencer says. "There was a lot of luck, a lot of Kass," admits J'Tia, who knows her tribe is a disaster. "I have no loyalties to Spencer," Tasha warns us, as she solidifies an All-Girl Alliance. "Garrett, he's fun to look at, but you don't want to play with him," Kass explains her swing vote. 

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

Keri Russell in "The Americans."

Credit: FX

Review: 'The Americans' - 'Cardinal'

Philip and Elizabeth deal with the aftermath of the murders

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I suggest a dude ranch in Kentucky...

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<p>Lindsay Lohan</p>

Lindsay Lohan

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Lindsay Lohan lands '2 Broke Girls' guest spot

LiLo's OWN reality series premieres this weekend

Apparently craving a generous studio audience more than a good script, Lindsay Lohan has landed a guest role on CBS' "2 Broke Girls."

CBS announced on Wednesday (March 5) that Lohan will be appearing on the Monday, April 14 episode of Monday 8:30 comedy.

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Lindsay Lohan will help '2 Broke Girls' take over 'HIMYM’s' timeslot

Lindsay Lohan will help “2 Broke Girls” take over “HIMYM’s” timeslot
Lohan will guest on the April 14 episode as a woman who has trouble making decisions when she asks Max and Caroline to make her wedding cake.


CW’s “Reign” is puttng an uncensored, racier sex scene from this week's episode on the web
In what could be a network first, CW will present two versions of a sex scene, the racier one of which can be easily watched on the web.


Penelope Ann Miller signs up for ABC’s “American Crime”
She’ll co-star on the racial drama from the Oscar-winning writer of “12 Years a Slave.”


“True Detective”: How they came up with the title sequence
"Visually, we were inspired by photographic double exposures,” says Patrick Clair, creative director of the Elastic design studio. "Fragmented portraits, created by using human figures as windows into partial landscapes, served as a great way to show characters that are marginalised or internally divided.”

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<p>Oh, Cameron, what hast thou wrought?</p>

Oh, Cameron, what hast thou wrought?

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Quvenzhané Wallis and Cameron Diaz take a hard knock in 'Annie' trailer

The sun will hopefully still come out tomorrow

Listen, I wanted to be down with the new "Annie" remake. I like Quvenzhané Wallis -- who doesn't? I like Cameron Diaz, too -- especially in vampy, unhinged mode. (Say what you will about "The Counselor," but she's going for broke in it.) Casting her as Miss Hannigan made so little ostensible sense that you figured there had to be some secret, counter-intuitive payoff there. And director Will Gluck made "Easy A," so at least the man knows sparky. ("Friends With Benefits," not so much, but forgive, forget, etc.) And finally, nostalgists may wince, but John Huston's 1982 "Annie" is kind of a bloated, out-of-its-time relic -- there's ample room for improvement there.

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<p>The &quot;American Idol&quot; Top 12</p>

The "American Idol" Top 12

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Recap: 'American Idol' Season 13 - Top 12 Performances - Home Night

The Dirty Dozen sing songs that relate to the theme of "Home"

Last Thursday's "American Idol" results weren't entirely shocking. I'd predicted that Kristen O'Connor would be eliminated and, for several reasons, she was. However, it was a minor surprise to see all of the Bottom Three slots go to women, which suggests either a shift in talent from last season, or a shift in voting patterns. It's too early, though, to know if we should start worrying about all of the girls, or just the weaker ones.

Wednesday's theme is "Home," which should be roughly interchangeable from last week's theme, which involved songs that made a personal statement. After all, if your personal statement didn't say anything about where you come from, how personal could it have been?

We'll see how things go after the break!

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Lindsay Lohan

Lindsay Lohan

Credit: OWN

Does this first look at 'Lindsay' Lohan's new show say carwreck to you?

The actress doesn't seem to be back on track

If Oprah Winfrey has to sit you ass down to tell you to "cut the bullshit" (her words, not mine), you may want to listen. Of course, you may have wanted to take that advice before you agreed to be the focus of a reality TV show (in this case, more fittingly called a docudrama) for her network. But Lindsay Lohan apparently didn't get the memo, because this Sunday we get "Lindsay" (Sun. March 9 at 10:00 p.m. on OWN).

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