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CBS cancels 'CSI:NY' after 9 seasons; 'Vegas' also gets axe


CBS cancels 'CSI:NY' after 9 seasons; "Vegas" also gets axe

That leaves the original "CSI" as the last remaining show of the franchise it spawned. Meanwhile, "Golden Boy" and "Rules Of Engagement" are also expected to be canceled.
 

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<p>Solange</p>

Solange

Watch Solange strut in 'Locked in Closets' mini-music video

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Don't worry. This is not to sell you the same liquor Solange was hired to sell you.

This is about selling Solange.

The singer's "True" EP dropped in November, as a little taste-tease for a full-length that's supposed to be due out some time this spring.

And this video for "Locked in Closets" is a little taste-tease for it. The other Knowles is seen strutting in in her newly adoptive home-base Brooklyn, at bodegas and salons, subway stops and the dance floor. I know that I lived in New York too long because I'm thinking, "Someone had to do serious neighborhood association battle to paint their brownstone building that shade of pink."

"True" was produced by Dev Hynes (aka Blood Orange) and released by Terrible Records, a label co-founded by Grizzly Bear's Chris Taylor. No word yet on when to expect Solange's third full-length.

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"Felt"

 "Felt"

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Listen: CulturePop No. 13 - Rihanna, 'The Great Gatsby,' RuPaul

We talk about 'Nashville' and RIAA changes, too

We're back for another installment of CulturePop, and Melinda and I had plenty to discuss. C'mon and listen. And I swear I cut out the part where I give away the ending of "The Great Gatsby," even though I think everyone probably knows what happens. 

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CBS picks up 6: 'Mom,' Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robin Williams, Josh Holloway


CBS picks up 6: "Mom," Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robin Williams, Josh Holloway

New shows include David E. Kelley's "Crazy Ones" starring Williams and Gellar, Greg Garcia's "The Millers" starring Will Arnett and Margo Martindale, Chuck Lorre's "Mom" starring Anna Faris and Allison Janney, "We Are Men" with Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell and Tony Shalhoub, Jerry Bruckheimer's drama "Hostages" starring Dylan McDermott and Toni Collette, and "Intelligence" with Holloway and Marg Helgenberger.


Did Jimmy Kimmel make up mean tweets about celebrities?
Gawker researched the mean tweets from last night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," which was the 4th edition of celebrities reading mean tweets, and could only verify 61% of them. The first edition was 100% verified, while the 2nd and 3rd editions were 81% and 73% verified, respectively.


A "Southland" movie?
Despite today's cancelation, there's talk of doing a 2-hour wrap-up movie.


TNT cancels David E. Kelley's "Monday Mornings"

The medical drama was on a novel by CNN's Sanjay Gupta.


It's time to let "Community" die
"The truth is, watching the zombie version of a beloved show stagger around is more painful than grieving over that show's natural death," says Maureen Ryan, pointing to the final season of "Gilmore Girls," which went on without its creator. PLUS: "Community's" renewal is all but a done deal.


Read the synopsis for "Smash's" musical "Hit List"
Showrunner Josh Safran reveals the plot, saying he wanted to do an original musical for this season.

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<p>Michael Cudlitz as Officer John Cooper on &quot;Southland,&quot;&nbsp;which TNT just canceled.</p>

Michael Cudlitz as Officer John Cooper on "Southland," which TNT just canceled.

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TNT cancels 'Southland' after cop drama's fifth season

Cop drama found a second life — and greater artistry — after NBC dropped it

"Southland" has gone end of watch, as TNT has, unsurprisingly, opted not to renew the often brilliant cop drama.

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Watch Lana Del Rey emote in her 'Young and Beautiful' music video from 'Gatsby'

Watch Lana Del Rey emote in her 'Young and Beautiful' music video from 'Gatsby'

Hey, at least diamond teardrops aren't a bindi (Selena.)

Lana Del Rey's "Young and Beautiful" was one of my (very few) favorites from off of "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack, so you can imagine my disappointment that the singer has admittedly killed two people. Or at least, that's how I'm reading her diamond teardrops from the "Young and Beautiful" music video.

Aside from the movements from the conductor -- similar to that of Bugs Bunny as Leopold (because I'm a five-year-old child) -- the Del Rey clip keeps fairly stationary, perhaps due to the heft of her aching soul.

"Great Gatsby" is in theaters starting today, with its Jay-Z-aided soundtrack out on Tuesday.

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TNT cancels 'Southland'


TNT cancels "Southland"

The cable network says it made a "difficult decision" to not renew the cop drama for a 6th season.


NBC cancels "Rock Center with Brian Williams"
The newsmagazine's final edition will air June 21.

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<p>A scene from &quot;Like Father, Like Son.&quot;</p>

A scene from "Like Father, Like Son."

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Cannes Check 2013: Hirokazu Kore-eda's 'Like Father, Like Son'

Continuing our cheat sheet for the Cannes Competition

(Welcome to Cannes Check, your annual guide through the 20 films in Competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on May 15. Taking on a different selection every day, we'll be examining what they're about, who's involved and what their chances are of snagging an award from Steven Spielberg's jury. We're going through the list by director and in alphabetical order -- next up, Hirokazu Kore-eda with "Like Father, Like Son.")

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"Scandal"

 "Scandal"

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'Scandal' recap: The answer to 'Any Questions?' is definitely yes

Olitz is back on, but for how long?

I don't know about you, but I'm kicking myself a bit after last night's episode of "Scandal." If you haven't watched it, I'll say it here. Spoilers. Spoilers, spoilers, spoilers. I can't address the most important part of the show without spoilers. And what a doozy of a spoiler there was.

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<p>Matthew Perry on &quot;Go On.&quot;</p>

Matthew Perry on "Go On."

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NBC cancels Matthew Perry's 'Go On'


NBC cancels Matthew Perry's "Go On"

The former "Friends" star is getting canceled again. "Go On's" ratings didn't impress NBC after a solid debut.


"24" revival could be more like "13"

Fox is eyeing a 13-episode order for the Jack Bauer series.


Parker Posey won't be part of NBC's "The Family Guide"

Her role will be recast.


"True Blood" shows off Season 6 photos

New pics include Bill, Sookie, Eric and some of the new cast.


TBS orders "Ground Floor" from "Cougar Town" creator

Bill Lawrence is reuniting with his former "Scrubs" star John C. McGinley for the workplace comedy.


Al Michaels charged with DUI

The "Sunday Night Football" star was charged today with two counts of misdemeanor DUI stemming from his April 19 arrest.


TNT orders "Inside Job" reality show

Four potential executives will compete for a job, with one of them being a spy already working for the company.


Stephen Colbert's book club launches with a revival of "Reading Rainbow"
LeVar Burton was there to give Colbert some reading advice.

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<p>Ryan Gosling</p>

Ryan Gosling

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WB picks up Ryan Gosling's 'How to Catch a Monster' with Christina Hendricks

The Cannes market is underway before the Croisette even heats up

The Cannes market has landed its first sale before anyone has even arrived in the south of France as Ryan Gosling's "How to Catch a Monster," which is currently filming, has been acquired by Warner Bros. for domestic release.

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<p>USA&nbsp;says the next season of &quot;Burn Notice&quot;&nbsp;will be the last one.</p>

USA says the next season of "Burn Notice" will be the last one.

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USA says 'Burn Notice' will end this summer

Spy drama's seventh and final season debuts in June

USA has announced that the upcoming seventh season of "Burn Notice" will be the show's last.

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