Afternoon Static: ORPHAN BLACK, NBC, FRIENDS & More!


• Must Read TV: How Kelly Clarkson Legitimized ‘American Idol’ As A Cultural Institution
• Ratings: NBC’s Bob Greenblatt on Why Donald Trump Wound Up on Saturday Night Live
• Mark Your Calendars: Amazon announces premiere dates for 4 series
• Really? How ‘American Horror Story: Hotel’ Transcended Ryan Murphy’s Standard Schlock
• Orphan Black Season 4 Teaser: Down The Rabbit Hole – BBC America
• Late Night Wars: NBC Extends Seth Meyers’ Contract Through 2021
• Groan: NBC Eyeing Chicago P.D. Spinoff Titled — Wait for It — Chicago Law
• America Ferrera Talks Today’s TV Diversity: ‘Progress Gets Made in These Individual Steps’
• Friends 4 Ever? Do You Remember All Of Monica’s Boyfriends?
• Music to our Ears: ‘Hairspray’ to Be NBC’s Next Live Musical
• Newsworthy: Al Jazeera America to Shut Down
• TCA: NBC Executives On Jimmy Fallon Health Concerns, Ricky Gervais Golden Globes Future, Doing Live Dramas
• TV Review: TV Land’s TEACHERS
• Who Knew? This ‘American Horror Story’ Theory Connects Every Season In One Swoop
• RIP: Heroes Reborn not returning for second season
• Scoop: Vampire Diaries Hires Following Actress as Head of Mysterious Organization
• The ‘Friends’ Cast Will Reunite For A New Special, But It’s Probably Not What You’re Thinking
• Disney Is Giving PewDiePie His Own Network: YouTube star will recruit like-minded creators

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