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Jay Leno will get a '60 Minutes' profile as he exits 'The Tonight Show'


Jay Leno will get a "60 Minutes" profile as he exits "The Tonight Show"

Leno and Steve Kroft were recently spotted in Jay's hometown of Andover, Massachusetts filming a farewell piece that will coincide with Leno's exit.


CBS boss admits being "mortified" by "Big Brother" racist and homophobic comments

CBS entertainment president Nina Tassler, however, feels the producers handled Gries responsibly. Still, the network plans to upgrade the way it does background checks on "Big Brother" contestants. PLUS: CBS defends the 22-episode season, does CBS have a Monday at 10 problem?, and "How I Met Your Father" will follow the "HIMYM" structure.


"Parks and Rec" gets John Hodgman to take on Dan Catellaneta

They'll play dueling public radio hosts.


Jenny McCarthy claims "The Bachelorette" rejected her a decade ago
McCarthy explained on "The View": "I got my agent to call ABC and say I wanted to be the new 'Bachelorette' and they said, 'No we're not using celebrities at this time.' That was 10 years ago."


"Intelligence" producers: We didn't rip off "Chuck" because we haven't seen it
Producers on the Josh Holloway drama say they've heard the comparisons of the two shows.


Adult Swim renews "China, IL"
The animated comedy will return for a 3rd season.


Another "Cheer Perfection" star arrested
Cheer Time Revolution co-owner Ronald Dunlap was allegedly caught with marijuana.

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<p>&quot;Survivor&quot; host Jeff Probst</p>

"Survivor" host Jeff Probst

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CBS sets premieres for Spring 2014 'Survivor,' 'Amazing Race' installments

The Olympics will push back the premieres a little
I still have six weeks before the exit interviews start again.
 
CBS has announced the premiere dates for the Spring 2014 installments of "The Amazing Race" and "Survivor," which will be slightly later than usual this year to somewhat dodge NBC's Olympics coverage.
 
"The Amazing Race" premieres its third All-Stars installment on Sunday, February 23. It's only an hour-long episode, which would prompt my normal complaints about how it's too hard to fit 11 teams into an hour-long premiere, but at least the All-Stars format means that we theoretically half-remember the teams. 
 
CBS has yet to formally announce the returning teams, but that information is all over the Internet, if you happen to care.
 
In contrast, CBS' 28th installment of "Survivor," which seems to be titled "Survivor: Cagayan" rather than "Survivor: Brains vs Brawn vs Beauty," actually will get a two-hour premiere for the first time since "Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains" in 2010. "Survivor: Cagayan" will premiere on Wednesday, February 26t, with what will be the show's first season without any returning players in some time.
 
CBS has already renewed "Survivor" for two more seasons next year. "The Amazing Race," with its nine Outstanding Reality Competition Program Emmys, hasn't been renewed, but it's expected to be back next season.
 
"Survivor" is coming off a strong "Blood vs. Water" season, while I don't remember much about the last "Amazing Race" season. 
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"The Facts of Life"

 "The Facts of Life"

Exclusive clip: 'Facts of Life' star talks going broke on 'Oprah: WATN?'

Lisa Whelchel reveals she blew through her TV money quickly

Remember rich kid Blair Warner on the '80s sitcom "The Facts of Life"? In real life, Lisa Whelchel was far removed from her snobby character -- in fact, shortly after the series ended, she had blown through all of her TV earnings. Whereas Blair probably would have been devastated at the thought of living with less, the mother of three (and, more recently, one time "Survivor" contestant) tells "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" that losing it all was the best thing that could have happened to her. Well, as long as she's happy!

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<p>Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek and the rest of the Razzie-nominated 'Grown Ups 2' cast.&nbsp;</p>

Adam Sandler, Salma Hayek and the rest of the Razzie-nominated 'Grown Ups 2' cast. 

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'Grown Ups 2' leads this year's Razzie nominations

'Lone Ranger,' 'After Earth,' Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian also 'honored'

"Grown Ups 2" is the clear "winner" of this year's Razzie nominations, although the voters saved plenty of vitriol for summer flops "The Lone Ranger" and "After Earth," and the star-studded comedy anthology "Movie 43."

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"Big Brother"

 "Big Brother"

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Press Tour: CBS still haunted by 'Big Brother' racism

Tassler says there won't be changes to the casting process

Poor Aaryn Gries. While every "Big Brother" contestant hopes to grab more than fifteen minutes of fame, Gries lives on as the big embarrassment of the series. Thanks to Gries' bigoted comments last summer, President of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler found herself peppered with questions about the former contestant (and, to a lesser extent, her equally tactless cast mates Spencer Clawson and GinaMarie Zimmerman). "I was mortified by the comments Erin made," Tassler said. "It was this extraordinary confluence of events [with the death of Trayvon Martin] that were dominating the air waves."

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Halle Berry

 Halle Berry

CBS reveals premiere dates for 'Extant' and 'Under the Dome''s season 2

Halle Berry tackles sci-fi in new series

For those of you who couldn't get enough of the Steven King-spawned "Under the Dome" last summer, good news. During press tour, President of CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler announced that the show will be coming back for its second season on Mon. June 30. "It became the biggest scripted summer series in 21 years," Tassler said. 

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CBS renews all its daytime shows


CBS renews all its daytime shows

The renewals apply to "The Talk," "The Price is Right," "Let's Make a Deal," "The Bold and the Beautiful" and "The Young and the Restless."


"Under the Dome" and Halle Berry's "Extant" get premiere dates
Season 2 of "Under the Dome" will kick off June 30, while "Extant" debuts July 2. PLUS: Deaths are promised in Stephen King-penned "Dome" premiere.

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<p>This is Nina Tassler from last January's TCAs</p>

This is Nina Tassler from last January's TCAs

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CBS Executive Session with Nina Tassler Press Tour Live-Blog

Expect talk about being most-watched, but struggling to find new hits

After missing our confab in the summer, CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler returns to the TCA press tour on Wednesday (January 15) morning.

She'll probably talk about how CBS is still TV's most watched network. And we'll probably talk about "Hostages," "Intelligence" and "We Are Men." It's all a matter of perspective! 

Click through for the full live-blog:

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<p>Tuesday's &quot;NCIS&quot;</p>

Tuesday's "NCIS"

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TV Ratings: 'NCIS' leads another CBS Tuesday rout, while 'Killer Women' dips

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' doesn't rise post Golden Globes
Fast National ratings for Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
 
"NCIS" remained entenched as Tuesday's top show in all measures, as CBS swept primetime in commanding fashion. 
 
There weren't many notables on Tuesday, as "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "The Goldbergs" ticked up for ABC, but "Trophy Wife" and "Killer Women" were both slightly down.
 
Over at FOX, a pair of big Golden Globe wins didn't result in any immediate bump for "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."
 
And "Supernatural" returned above "The Originals" for The CW.
 
On to the numbers...
 
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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's' ratings dip, despite Golden Globes victory


"Brooklyn Nine-Nine's" ratings dip, despite Golden Globes victory

The Andy Samberg comedy was down a bit in the key demo.


"HIMYM" accused of racism
Some viewers were outraged by the "yellowface" on Monday's episode.


"Survivor" and "The Amazing Race" get premiere dates

They will premiere on Feb. 26 and Feb. 23, respectively.


Vogue unveils its Lena Dunham cover
Photographer Annie Leibovitz shot the cover, which is accompanied by the words: "Hey, girl. Lena Dunham: The New Queen of Comedy."


Michelle Obama has reportedly started watching "Scandal"; the president doesn't find it realistic
President Obama recently visited a cafe to chat with a group of millennials. Writer Robinson Meyer sat behind the president and overheard him say that Michelle Obama has begun watching "Scandal." "It's not that exciting," the president said of the real White House. Staffers "don’t have enough time to engage in too much scandalous behavior."


Natasha Legerro to star in a "Another Period" pilot for Comedy Central
The James Franco roaster and Riki Lindhome will play sisters in a comedy about the first family of Newport.

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"Flowers in the Attic"

 "Flowers in the Attic"

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'Flowers in the Attic' review: All the nonsense with none of the sex

A camp classic loses everything that made it juicy reading

It seems that everyone I've talked to about Lifetime's "Flowers in the Attic" (premieres Sat. Jan. 18 at 8:00 p.m.) has some memory, good or bad, of the V.C. Andrews' Dollanganger trilogy. If they read the books, they had one of two reactions. They either ripped through them, binging on the glorious trashiness of it all, or they just read the incest parts -- and rolled their eyes at the purple prose. No one is ever going to call "Flowers in the Attic" good literature. Weird, yes, creepy, definitely, but good? Only in the sense that guilty pleasure, so-bad-they're-good kind of way. If you watch anything on Bravo now, you probably have a soft spot for "Flowers in the Attic."

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<p>Max Greenfield and Bob Gunton in &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Max Greenfield and Bob Gunton in "New Girl."

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Review: 'New Girl' - 'Basketsball'

Jess' friendship with Coach causes sexual complications with Nick, while Winston follows Schmidt at work

A quick review of last night's "New Girl" coming up just as soon as I beat you with an orange in a sock...

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