Morning Static: HBO, THE ORIGINALS, NETFLIX & More!

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• Funny Business: Inside Amy Schumer Renewed for Fourth Season
• Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow: Jon Stewart announces ‘Daily Show’ August departure date
• Nostalgia Alert: ‘Full House’ Sequel Series ‘Fuller House’ Officially Acquired by Netflix
• Ouch! HBO Now To Be Cut Off For Non-US Users
• Who Knew? Emilia Clarke’s ‘Game of Thrones’ body double could even fool dragons
• The Originals Post Mortem: EP Explains [Spoiler]‘s Death, Klaus’ New Position
• Super News: Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood Cast as Leads for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Spin-Off
• Controversy: Dr. Oz to Respond on Show to Criticism by Physicians
• Scoop: See Who ABC Family Cast as Jace in Its Mortal Instruments Adaptation
• Must See TV: Terry Crews Made Everyone Watching The TV Land Awards Really Miss TV Theme Songs
• Is Netflix Friend or Foe to the TV Industry? It’s More Confusing Than Ever.
• Newsworthy: Letterman Wants Brian Williams for Final Week of Late Show
• Please, HBO, Don’t Ruin High Maintenance
• Woo-Hoo! Empire Promotes Pair to Series Regular
• Nerdgasm: This Astronaut Brought a Star Trek Uniform to the Final Frontier
• In Living Color At 25: Highlights From A Comedy Revolution
• 20 Stars Who Outgrew Their TV Shows: Adam Driver and 19 more who started on small screen.
• Best Show You’re Not Watching: On ‘The Americans,’ Holly Taylor Plays a 15-Year-Old Whose ‘Whole Life Is a Lie’
• Ouch! Elmo Vaccination Video Blasted by Watchdog Groups

On TV Tonight: Tuesday April 21, 2015

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NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Fresh Off the Boat Repeat After Me Agents of SHIELD Forever
CBS NCIS (R) NCIS: New Orleans (R) CSI: Cyber
CW The Flash iZombie
FOX Hell’s Kitchen New Girl (R) Weird Loners
NBC The Voice Undateable One Big Happy Chicago Fire
MISC Finding Carter (MTV)
Your Family or Mine (TBS)
Younger (TV Land)
Tosh.0/Inside Amy Schumer (Comedy)

Morning Static: GAME OF THRONES, AMY SCHUMER, MAD MEN & More!

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• Jon Stewart: Why I quit The Daily Show
• Pilot Watch: Early Buzz Edition
• Funny Business: Conan O’Brien Tweet Tells His Ranting Writer To Spend More Time Making Show Funnier
• No Justice for Victoria: MTV cancels Eye Candy
• RIP: Anne of Green Gables star Jonathan Crombie dies at 48
• Game of Thrones fan favorite returns: A man gives us an interview
• ‘Veep’s’ Tony Hale on Gary’s Big Moment, Going Back to ‘Arrested Development’
• Infographic: The Best Parts of Last Year’s Upfronts Attendees weigh in on what worked ahead of this year’s presentations
• How to Sell a TV Show Today: The upfront may look different, but it’s as important as ever
• How the Reality TV King Created 11 Popular Shows and Counting: Mark Burnett on The Voice, The Bible and that epic beard
• Trend Watch: Is Twitter losing ground for social TV engagements?
• Ouch! HBO Tells Williamsburg’s Videology to Stop Showing Game of Thrones
• Seconded: Why every woman (and man) needs to be watching Amy Schumer
• Sporting News: Why do so many ESPN personalities get suspended?
• ‘Mad Men’: Tim Goodman On the Patterns Getting Clearer As the End Nears
• ‘Game of Thrones’ Q&A: Maisie Williams on Arya’s New Mission
• How Roma Downey Went From TV Star to Subtly Superpowered Producer: She and husband Mark Burnett turn out hits that celebrate the human spirit
• The War for Late Night: Late-Night TV Shows Battle for the Morning After
• Nostalgia Alert: Retro ‘Batman v Superman’ trailer pairs Adam West with Christopher Reeve
• Smart: Netflix Is Betting Its Future on Exclusive Programming
• ‘Gotham’ Star: Edward Faces a “Mega Crisis” as Riddler Evolution Nears
• Race to the Bottom: Why Government Tax Credits For Film and TV Production Don’t Pay
• Mark Your Calendars: The Astronaut Wives Club Gets June Premiere Date at ABC

On TV Tonight: Monday April 20, 2015

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NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Dancing with the Stars Castle
CBS 2 Broke Girls Mike & Molly Scorpion NCIS: Los Angeles
CW The Originals Jane the Virgin
FOX Gotham The Following
NBC The Voice The Night Shift
MISC Turn: Washington’s Spies (AMC)
Cucumber (Logo)
A&E Bates Motel The Returned

On TV Tonight: Sunday April 19, 2015

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NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Once Upon a Time Secrets and Lies Revenge
CBS Academy of Country Music Awards
FOX The Simpsons Brooklyn Nine-Nine (R) Family Guy The Last Man on Earth
HBO Game of Thrones Silicon Valley Veep
NBC A.D. The Bible Continues (R) A.D. The Bible Continues American Odyssey
MISC Mad Men (AMC)
Salem (WGN America)
The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (Lifetime)
Wolf Hall (PBS)
SHO Nurse Jackie

Afternoon Static: ORPHAN BLACK, NCIS, PARENTHOOD & More!

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• News You Can Use: Here’s where Orphan Black left the Clone Club going into season 3
• Redux: Watch all of ‘Orphan Black’ in 30 secs
• Super News: Agent Carter’s Dominic Cooper Nabs Lead in AMC’s Preacher Pilot
• Casting Coup: NCIS: Mimi Rogers to Guest-Star in Final Season 12 Episodes
• End of An Era: Sábado Gigante to End in September
• Seconded: Why Cristela Deserves to Get a Second Season
• Archie Comics teams up with… Sharknado?
• ‘Parenthood’ Boss: I Would Love to Do a Limited Series Revival
• Scream Queens: See three new posters for fall’s horror comedy
• Spotlight: Tig Notaro on her new special, her health, and her turtle adoption plans
• More Super News: John Ridley Developing Mystery Marvel TV Project for ABC
• Late Night Wars: Late-Night TV Shows Battle for the Morning After
• The Whispers First Look: That’s Not a Firefly Making the Child Glow, Is It?
• TV justice: ABC should renew ‘American Crime’
• Trophies for Everyone! Why There Are So Many Awards Shows
• How Low Will ‘American Idol’ Go? Ratings Dive at Fox Has Yet to Kill Show
• May’s most-anticipated sweeps stunts: From David Letterman’s big farewell to Bruce Jenner’s interview
• 5 Predictions From TV Network Execs Last Year That Were Way Off Not every show’s a winner. Just ask these network chiefs

Funny Business: Colin Mochrie Talks WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?

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For over a decade Colin Mochrie has made us laugh till it hurts on the improv based-comedy, WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY?  The iconic show returns tonight for it’s eleventh season.  I caught up with the talented performer about how he got his start in comedy, his time at Second City, and working with Wayne Brady and Ryan Stiles for so many years. [Read more...]

On TV Tonight: Friday April 17, 2015

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NET 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
ABC Last Man Standing Cristela Shark Tank 20/20
CBS The Amazing Race 26 Blue Bloods (@)
CW Cedric’s Barber Battle Whose Line Is It… The Messengers
FOX Bad Teacher (Movie)
NBC Grimm Dateline NBC (R) Dateline NBC
MISC Meet the Smiths (TBS) Real Time with Bill Maher (HBO)
Syfy Bitten Bitten Lost Girl

Afternoon Static: GAME OF THRONES, CASTLE, THE AMERICANS & More!

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• Shocker! Castle showrunner to step down as Nathan Fillion signs season 8 deal
• Aquarius Trailer: David Duchovny Hunts Charles Manson in NBC’s ’60s Thriller
• Cool Beans: The Americans, Jane the Virgin, Inside Amy Schumer Win Peabody Awards
• Arrow: The Truth Behind [Spoiler's] Departure
• Seconded! Anna Kendrick wants male nudity on ‘Game of Thrones’ ASAP
• Funny Business: Jerry Seinfeld Declares ‘TV Is Over and There’s Nothing Special About It’
• Netflix is the bellwether for cord cutting’s future – and today it looks unstoppable
• For Canadian Eyes Only: Nova Scotia Has Seriously Pissed Off the Trailer Park Boys with a Tax Credit Cut
• Back to Oz: NBC Un-Cancels Its Wizard of Oz Event Series Emerald City
• Attention Springfield: All of the Girls From Girls Will Be on The Simpsons
• Must Read TV: Margo Martindale Gets Candid About ‘The Millers’ Cancellation, ‘The Americans’ Season 4 Return
• Nostalgia Alert: CBS Dusts Off ‘I Love Lucy’ sodes For May Sweep Tryout
• ‘Game of Thrones’ Creators: We Know How It’s Going to End
• On Mad Men and the waitress: Can you ruin a final season by adding too many characters?
• We Love Lists! Ranking All 13 of FX’s Excellent Retired Dramas
• 13 Broadcast Series Still on the Bubble — And What Might Nudge Them Off
• Game of Thrones Fans Take a Seat, Courtesy of Uber The Iron Throne will come to you in new HBO Now campaign
• Mark Your Calendars: ABC Sets Finale Dates for Castle, Revenge, Once, Scandal and 14 Others
• Must See TV: Orphan Black cast explains the sci-fi thriller in 30 seconds