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'Game of Thrones' Season 3 finale: Where does the show go from here?


"Game of Thrones" Season 3 finale: Where does the show go from here?

There is a ticking clock, as co-producer David Benioff explains: "We can't wait too long because of the kids. Issac's voice is changing. Everyone is getting bigger. We have this wonderful cast, but we don't have an infinite amount of time … We don’t want to become a show that outstays its welcome and tries to turn each book into three seasons. Part of what we love about these books and the show is this sense of momentum and building toward something. If we tried to turn this into a 10-season show we’d strangle the golden goose." PLUS: This was an excellent finale for giving us a deeper glimpse of the power dynamics among the survivors, it was disappointing for not giving much plot movement or major twists, meet Theon's mysterious tormentor, this episode had one of the most romantic scenes on TV, the final scene would've been better if it wasn't essentially a rerun, and Season 3: Books vs. TV show.


NBC's canceled stars sing a Tonys ode to working on TV
Neil Patrick Harris was joined on stage by "The New Normal's" Andrew Rannells, "Smash's" Megan Hilty and Laura Benanti of "Go On" sang about being on a TV show.


"Mad Men's" Matthew Weiner: No Charles Manson this season
"It's just a coincidence," he says of Megan wearing the same shirt as Sharon Tate.


Neil Patrick Harris' opening Tonys number features Mike Tyson
Watch the opening number and the closing number set to "Empire State of Mind." PLUS: How the opening and closing songs came together.


Report: James Bond star offered "Doctor Who" role
Rory Kinnear, who played MI6 officer Bill Tanner in the last two James Bond films, has reportedly been offered the role as the 12th Time Lord.


Katie Couric could wind up back at CNN if "Katie" fails
There's talk of Katie reuniting with Jeff Zucker, who left her show to become CNN boss.


HBO teases "Eastbound & Down" Season 4
"The Epic Final Season."


"Two and a Half Men's" Holland Taylor reveals her battle with depression
How bad was it? "Bad enough for me to entertain the idea of going into a hospital," she says. "I actually wasn’t a danger to myself, but I really sometimes wondered how I could get out of the house to go get food." PLUS: Jon Cryer knows nothing about his new female co-star.


"The Daily Show's" John Oliver wants to "reassure everyone"
See his new British-themed "Daily Show" spread.


"American Idol" tour ticket sales are off by 347%?
That's according to StubHub's estimation. PLUS: Ryan Seacrest & J.Lo reportedly had a secret meeting.


"Modern Family" shooting a new opening for Season 5

Producers want to show how the kids have grown.


A "Sons of Anarchy" prequel is years away

"Right now, it is just conversations," says Kurt Sutter.


See Lifetime's Jodi Arias movie trailer

"Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret" debuts June 27.


Watch Jon Hamm & Larry David in "Clear History" teaser
HBO also released a teaser for Stephen Merchant's "Hello Ladies."


Jennifer Aniston roasts Jimmy Kimmel at Guys Choice Awards
"Jimmy you've got a lot going on in your life. Like me, you got engaged this year, unlike me, nobody cares."


Eva Longoria becomes Lisa's friend on "The Simpsons"
Check out her new character, Isabel.


HBO releases another "Newsroom" trailer
"Let the chips fall where they may."


HBO teases "Boardwalk Empire" Season 4

"What shall we do."


ABC releases a new "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." promo

"Welcome to Level 7."


Todd Bridges claims he makes $22,500 a year

The former "Diff'rent Strokes" star made his salary known in filings for his divorce from his longtime wife.


"Friday Night Lights" cast members reunite

Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton again talked about a possible movie at Austin's ATX Television Festival.


Ex-"Beverly Hills 90210" star Ian Ziering makes his Chippendales debut
Check out the 49-year-old Ziering in a stripper outfit.

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<p>Ingrid Bergman</p>

Ingrid Bergman

Writer and producer of 'Grace of Monaco' set their sights on Ingrid Bergman

'Seducing Ingrid Bergman' to portray star's affair with photographer Robert Capa

The Weinstein Company's "Grace of Monaco" is something of a question mark on the year-end prestige slate. Some pundits believe that Olivier Dahan's dramatization of Grace Kelly's ascent to European princess status has the makings of an awards contender: the Academy often looks kindly on biopics of Hollywood royalty and actual royalty alike, after all, so why wouldn't they go nuts for a film that combines the two?

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<p>Zack Snyder is all smiles when he talks about his new film 'Man Of Steel'</p>

Zack Snyder is all smiles when he talks about his new film 'Man Of Steel'

Credit: HitFix

Zack Snyder discusses how he approached the apocalyptic action of 'Man Of Steel'

Also a quick lesson in why you never play poker with Zack Snyder

I've spoken to Zack Snyder at various stages of production for all of his films so far. On "Man Of Steel," I had no contact with him at all until the press day after the film screened. I didn't do the set visit. That was Dan Fienberg. And I hadn't had any early look at any part of the film except for the same trailers everyone else saw. So sitting down for this interview, it's the first time we really get to speak about it.

I do point out how silly I feel about a question I asked him before he started work on the film, and I take full credit for how silly it sounds once you've seen the movie. But what I like about Snyder is that he has a relentlessly positive and focused approach to what he's doing. No matter when you're talking to him about a film he's made, he can tell you exactly what he's thinking and doing. He is very self-aware. And I think he seemed pleased with "Man Of Steel" when we spoke, as well he should be.

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Best and Worst of the 2013 Tony Awards

Best and Worst of the 2013 Tony Awards

Plus: Ladies first, those kids can sing and dance and more

Did you spend your Sunday night watching the NBA Finals, the finale of this season's "Game of Thrones" or the latest episode of "Mad Men"?  If so, you likely missed of the best award show telecasts of the year. Of course, when Neil Patrick Harris hosts the Tony Awards would anyone expect anything less?  

The 2013 Tony Awards featured thrilling performances, a moment that will be marked in entertainment history and, um, Mike Tyson.  It wasn't perfect, but it was great television. With that in mind, check out the best and worst of this year's show courtesy of Daniel Fienberg, Kristopher Tapley and Gregory Ellwood.  

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<p>Kiernan Shipka as Sally Draper in &quot;Mad Men.&quot;</p>

Kiernan Shipka as Sally Draper in "Mad Men."

Credit: AMC

Review: 'Mad Men' - 'Favors'

Sally sees something bad, Peggy has rats and Bob Benson takes a knee

A review of tonight's "Mad Men" coming up just as soon as Fred Astaire punches Ginger Rogers in the face...

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<p>The Hound (Rory McCann)&nbsp;and Arya (Maisie WIlliams)&nbsp;in &quot;Game of Thrones.&quot;</p>

The Hound (Rory McCann) and Arya (Maisie WIlliams) in "Game of Thrones."

Credit: HBO

Season finale review: 'Game of Thrones' - 'Mhysa'

Benioff and Weiss use the end of season 3 to set the wheels in motion for season 4

A review of tonight's "Game of Thrones" season finale coming up just as soon as I sheep shift your bed...

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<p>&quot;Kinky Boots&quot; star and Best Actor winner Billy&nbsp;Porter</p>

"Kinky Boots" star and Best Actor winner Billy Porter

Credit: AP Photo

Cyndi Lauper and 'Kinky Boots' rock the Tony Awards

Tom Hanks loses and Cicely Tyson wins on first nominations

The American Theatre Wing's 67th annual Tony Awards were presented tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York, and it was Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein's "Kinky Boots" that basked in the glow of glitz and glitter, walking out with the most awards on the night.

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<p>Cyndi Lauper at the 67th annual&nbsp;Tony Awards</p>

Cyndi Lauper at the 67th annual Tony Awards

Credit: AP Photo

Cyndi Lauper inches one step closer to an EGOT at the 2013 Tony Awards

With a Grammy, an Emmy and now a Tony, only the Oscar remains

With her Tony win in the Best Original Score category tonight for her work on the Broadway smash "Kinky Boots," musician Cyndi Lauper has inched a step closer to some elite industry awards company.

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<p>The Broadway cast of &quot;Kinky Boots&quot;</p>

The Broadway cast of "Kinky Boots"

Credit: AP Photo/The O+M Company, Matthew Murphy

2013 Tony Awards Live-Blog

Neil Patrick Harris celebrates theater you haven't seen
Greets, salutations and welcome to theater's big night! Or... theatre's big night. I spell it that way, because I've actually been to London more times than New York in the past year and seen more West End theatre than Broadway theater. The only Broadway show I caught this year, in fact, was "The Heiress," which was supposed to be a big Tonys contender, but... wasn't.
 
So I don't have a clue what deserves to win at Sunday (June 9) night's Tony Awards. 
 
You can think of this live-blog, then, as a chance to chatter along below, but if you aren't watching the show live, it'll let you know when you want to skip around to catch highlights like the reported duet between Neil Patrick Harris and Andrew Rannells, or when the cast of "Bombshell" is going to perform.
 
It's a public service or something for those of you who are watching the "Game of Thrones" finale or a new episode of "Mad Men"...

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Nigel Lythgoe confirms his 'Idol' firing


Nigel Lythgoe confirms his "Idol" firing
"Just had 10 days in the Bahamas, rain everyday. I get back to the States and get fired," Lythgoe tweeted, adding that "Fox still loves me" and that he'll still do "So You Think You Can Dance."


Simon Cowell egged live on "Britain's Got Talent"

Violinist Natalie Holt apologized for storming the stage and egging Cowell, but said: "I basically took a stand against people miming on television and against Simon and his dreadful influence on the music industry."

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<p>&quot;Dia de los Muertos&quot;</p>

"Dia de los Muertos"

Credit: Lindsey St. Pierre and Ashley Graham

2013 Student Academy Award winners announced

Students recognized from colleges and universities around the world

The 40th annual Student Academy Awards were held tonight in Beverly Hills. It's worth keeping an eye on these because you never know if they can turn around and show up at the Academy Awards, like Luke Matheny's "God of Love" and Timothy Reckart's "Head Over Heels" have in recent years.

The event was hosted by comedian and -- did you know? -- 1978 Student Academy Award-winner Bob Saget. Presenters included "Boys Don't Cry" writer/director Kimberly Peirce, "The Avengers" star Clark Gregg, last year's Oscar-nominated golden girl Quvenzhané Wallis ("Beasts of the Southern Wild") and star of the upcoming "Saving Mr. Banks," Jason Schwartzman.

Sixteen students from colleges and universities around the world were honored. Check out a full list of winners below.

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<p>Justin Bieber</p>

Justin Bieber

Credit: Chris Pizzello/AP

Music Power Rankings: Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber and Johnny Cash make this week's list

NIne Inch Nails and Miley Cyrus show up too


1. Apple: As Sony Music becomes the last major record company to sign on, look for Apple to launch its iRadio streaming service within the next few weeks. Game changer? iBet.

2. Justin Bieber
He’s conquered earth, so now he looks for planets beyond as he plans to travel into space with Virgin Galactic. Non-Beliebers ask if he can stay there.

3. Johnny Cash: The man in black gets his own forever stamp, as if he needed that to achieve immortality

4. Nine Inch Nails: Trent Reznor-led band releases first single in five years, “Came Back Haunted”... ironically, perhaps, the band’s least haunting song ever.

5. Brian Wilson: Surf’s Up as the Beach Boy returns to Capitol Records for a new solo album.

6. Miley Cyrus: Her new single,  “We Can’t Stop,” starts off strong with sales of up to 200,000 copies in its first week.

7. Mariah Carey: Lambs unite! Carey’s 14th studio album will comes out July 23.

8. Robin Thicke: The soulful R&B singer lands his first top 10 hit with summer smash “Blurred Lines.” It’s amazing what a little nudity can do.

9. Taylor Swift: She spends the night together with the Rolling Stones as she joins the band in Chicago for a version of “As Tears Go By.”

10. Little Mix: The female foursome’s “DNA” bows at No. 4 on the Billboard 200, surpassing the Spice Girls for the best ever debut by a British female act.  #girlpower

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