Afternoon Static: 24, SHERLOCK, WESTWORLD & More!

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• 24: LEGACY Preview: Start the Clock
• Ratings Stunt: Megyn Kelly to Co-Host Live With Kelly
• Stephen Colbert’s Live Election Night Special: ‘Who’s Going To Clean Up This Sh*t?’ Trailer
• What About Bill Maher?! Samantha Bee Books President Obama For ‘Full Frontal’ On October 31
• Mark Your Calendars: ‘Sherlock’ Season 4 Sets Launch Date With ‘The Six Thatchers’
• Streaming Soon: ‘Mad Men’s Matthew Weiner Returning To TV With Amazon Series From Weinstein Company
• Welcome Back: Stana Katic Poised To Star In Thriller Drama Series ‘Absentia’ For Sony’s AXN
• Don’t Cry for Her, West Covina: Patti LuPone Is Coming to Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
• Nostalgia Alert: Muppet Babies Are Coming Back to Ruin Your Childhood
• PRETTY LITTLE LIARS: Freeform to Air Tell-All Special After Series Finale
• Westworld: New photos, episode titles give clues

Afternoon Static: GILMORE GIRLS, SHAMELESS, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE & More!

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• Live From New York: ‘Saturday Night Live’ Primetime Election Special Set For November 7
• WOW: ‘Walking Dead’ Ratings Near All-Time High With Season 7 Debut & Thrashes NFL
• New Trailer for GILMORE GIRLS: A YEAR IN THE LIFE Released
• Ouch: Notorious’ Season 1 Order Cut at ABC
• Ratings: Walking Dead Premiere Draws 17 Million, Just Shy of Series Record
• Analysis: Why the Golden Age of TV Was Really Born in the 1980s
• Retro: How Nickelodeon Got America Hooked on Cable
• Obama Reads Mean Tweets, Slams Trump on Jimmy Kimmel Live
• Q&A: Emmy Rossum on Her Directorial Debut, Casting Shameless’ First Transgender Character, and What She Learned From Mr. Robot’s Sam Esmail

Afternoon Static: AMERICAN HORROR STORY, THE AMERICANS, CHICAGO FIRE & More!

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• The Americans Season 5: Laurie Holden Cast as Love Interest for [Spoiler]
• Casting Coup: Alyssa Milano Joins Wet Hot Season 2
• Scoop: 12 Monkeys Casts Back to the Future’s Christopher Lloyd as [Spoiler]’s Father
• Trend Watch: Why more folks aren’t cutting the cord on cable TV
• The Business of Show: ‘American Crime Story’ Renewed for Versace-Themed Season 3
• Groan: ‘Candy Crush’ Live-Action Game Show a Go at CBS
• Q&A: ‘Walking Dead’ Creator Robert Kirkman Talks Cliffhanger Death(s) and Sprawling Season 7
• Watch: ‘Melania Trump’ Defends Her Husband on ‘The Late Show’
• The Future is Now: Google Sets Deal With CBS for Broadcast-Centric Skinny Bundle Service
• Wowza: Netflix’s ‘The Get Down’ Costs Have Gone Up, To About $16M Per Episode
• ‘Chicago Fire’: [Spoiler] Exits Regular Cast
• American Horror Story: Ryan Murphy on Wednesday’s huge twist and a return to Coven
• Chance: Hugh Laurie’s return to TV is slow, but pays off
• The Walking Dead: Chris Hardwick pens powerful essay from the bottom of his ‘edible heart’

Morning Static: THE VOICE, STRANGER THINGS, THE SIMPSONS & More!

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• Mark Your Calendars: Freeform Announces Premiere Dates for SWITCHED AT BIRTH and THE FOSTERS
• Clever Kid: ‘Stranger Things’ Star Brilliantly Tackles Claims His Character Is Gay
• Scandal: Billy Bush, NBC Reach Settlement Over Donald Trump Tape
• The Voice Renewed for Two Seasons, Gwen Stefani to Return as Coach
• RIP: BrainDead, American Gothic Not Returning for Season 2
• Post-mortem: Jane the Virgin Boss on Michael’s [Spoiler], Sin Rosetro Twist and More
• It’s Official: Stephen Colbert Sets Live Election Night Special on Showtime
• Trend Watch: ABC To ‘Stack’ All Episodes Of New Series
• Duh of the Day: ‘The Walking Dead’ Renewed for Season 8
• Analysis: Goliath, Amazon’s new legal drama, shows what streaming TV can learn from ’90s TV
• The Simpsons is 20 years past its creative high point. It’s still the best show ever made.

Afternoon Static: LETHAL WEAPON, THIS IS US, RIVERDALE & More!

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• Scandal: How the shocking hot mic tape of Donald Trump was exposed
• Big Bucks: Chris Rock to Return to Stand-Up Comedy With Two Netflix Specials
• The Business of Show: Fox Orders Full Season of LETHAL WEAPON
• Finding Prince Charming Renewed for Season 2; Logo Seeking New Suitor
• Behind-the-Scenes: Can Lifetime’s ‘UnREAL’ Overcome Its Behind-the-Scenes Chaos?
• Q&A: David E. Kelley on His ‘Goliath’ Plan, Working With Amazon and the “Fallout” of Peak TV
• Hottie Alert: ‘Looking’ Star Raul Castillo Joins The CW’s ‘Riverdale’
• Must Read TV: ‘The Rainmaker’ Drama Based On John Grisham Novel From Michael Seitzman & Brett Mahoney Set At CBS As Put Pilot
• Channel Changer in Chief: Obama’s List of Must-See Sci-Fi TV Shows Includes Star Trek and Cosmos
• Pitch Perfect: Watch the Election Get the Arrested Development Ron Howard Wry Narration It So Beyond Wholly Deserves
• Scoop: Mandy Moore on This Is Us, Aging, and Her Character’s Big Secret

Afternoon Static: SUPERGIRL, GREY’S ANATOMY, FOX & More!

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• Neflix at NYCC: Sigourney Weaver Joins THE DEFENDERS; Deborah Ann Woll Coming to THE PUNISHER
• Scandal: Procuring Leaked ‘Apprentice’ Footage Raises Tricky Legal Questions for Media Outlets
• Remember Him: David Letterman Has No Love for ‘Damaged’ Trump
• Mark Your Calendars: Tom Hanks to host Saturday Night Live for the first time in 10 years
• Legends of Tomorrow Trailer: Get a First Look at The CW’s Four-Way Crossover
• Fox Turns 30: We Rank the Network’s 30 Greatest TV Shows of All Time
• Nosalgia Alert: Fraggle Rock to Return to HBO
• Report: Billy Bush ‘Will Never Be on Today Again’ in Wake of Trump Scandal
• Newsworthy: THE BULLYING ANTI-ASIAN RACISM OF FOX NEWS’S “WATTERS’ WORLD”
• It Gets Better: Young, Transgender and Acting on TV
• Late Night Wars: Stephen Colbert Plans to Conquer the Social Web
• SUPERGIRL Season 2: Melissa Benoist Teases What’s to Come
• Netflix’s Newest Virtual Babysitter: YouTube-Video Compilation of Nursery Rhymes
• ‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Tessa Ferrer Returning To Reprise Leah Murphy Role

Afternoon Static: THE REAL O’NEALS, PORTLANDIA, AMERICAN HORROR STORY & More!

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• Must Read TV: An Oral History of MTV’s THE REAL WORLD ROAD RULES CHALLENGE.
• Noah Galvin: ‘Sometimes a Mess Sparks a Conversation’
• AMERICAN HORROR STORY: ROANOKE FINALLY REVEALED LADY GAGA’S BLOODY SEXY BACKSTORY
• TV Review: DIVORCE
• Funny Business: The Odd Couple books Busy Philipps as Felix’s love interest
• Opinion: Colin Jost and Michael Che Are the Exact Wrong Anchors for This Era of ‘Weekend Update’
• SPORTS: Time to panic over declining viewership?
• The Business of Show: Stitchers Renewed for Season 3
• Scoop: Ben Barnes’ Punisher Role Revealed
• Pitch Perfect: Portlandia mocks men’s rights activists in season 7 trailer
• The Business of Show: Stars’ Soaring Salaries Rattle TV Business
• Love Him: ‘In Treatment’ Creator Returns to HBO With Drama Based on Israeli Kidnappings
• Love Her: BBC Orders Comedy ‘Motherland’ Co-Written by Sharon Horgan
• The Lasting Appeal Of TV’s ‘Supernatural’ Part 1: The Road So Far

Afternoon Static: OUTSIDERS, FRESH OFF THE BOAT, AMERICAN HORROR STORY & More!

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• Stay away from this first teaser, premiere date reveal for Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events
• Spoiler Alert: American Horror Story Renewed for (Top-Secret, Duh) Season 7 at FX
• ‘Outsiders’ Season 2 Gets Premiere Date, First Full Trailer (Video)
• Yes Please: Did Jason Momoa Just Tease A Return To ‘Game Of Thrones’ For Khal Drogo, Again?
• The Business of Show: Simon Cowell Signs on for 3 More Seasons of America’s Got Talent
• By the Numbers: How ‘Westworld’ Ratings Rank Among Recent HBO Drama Premieres
• Pilot Watch: Alex Kurtzman and Justin Lin Team for Modern-Day Robin Hood Drama at CBS
• Mark Your Calendars: Netflix Announces Premiere Date for Marvel’s IRON FIST
• What Is Television? As Lines Blur Further, It’s Hard To Say
• Touchdown: Friday Night Lights Democratized TV Drama
• You Can’t Go Home Again: On the Taiwan set of Fresh Off the Boat’s season-three premiere, in which the Huangs encounter a classic immigrant dilemma: the identity crisis.

Afternoon Static: TIMELESS, GILMORE GIRLS, WESTWORLD & More!

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• Preview: Five Things You Need to Know About NBC’s TIMELESS
• Attention Addicts: Love GILMORE GIRLS and Caffeine, this link is for you!
• Casting: ‘Outlander’ Casts Its Grown-Up Fergus and Marsali
• Nostalgia: ABC Orders ‘The Gong Show’ Revival Produced By Will Arnett
• Hottie Alert: Milo Ventimiglia Strips Down To Raise Awareness For Breast Cancer On ‘Ellen’
• Krypton: Cameron Cuffe to Star as Superman’s Gramps in Syfy Prequel
• Out of this World: Why Time Travel Is Suddenly All the Rage on TV (Again)
• How Marvel Juggles the Development of 6 Intertwined Netflix Superhero Shows, Luke Cage debuts today as the latest addition to the lineup
• Here’s How The CW Is Forging Its Own Digital Path, Without Hulu Exclusive, in-season streaming rights are key
•Pop Pop: These Marketers, Content Producers and Entertainers Under 40 Are Shaping the Industry Meet Adweek’s Young Influentials for 2016
• The Business of Show: HBO’s ‘Westworld,’ With $100 Million Price Tag, Faces Huge Expectations
• RIP: ‘Aquarius’ Canceled at NBC
•Seconded: Shameless Star Jeremy Allen White Is Still Rooting for His Character

Morning Static: NETFLIX, NCIS, OUTLANDER & More!

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• Woo-Hoo! ABC Orders Full Seasons of DESIGNATED SURVIVOR and SPEECHLESS
• Cool Beans: Ioan Gruffudd, Joanne Froggatt to Star in Sundance Miniseries Thriller
• Why Some Broadcast Shows Are Getting Smaller, Cable-Sized Season Orders This Is Us, The Good Place and 24: Legacy won’t make 22 episodes
• How Marvel Juggles the Development of 6 Intertwined Netflix Superhero Shows: Luke Cage debuts today as the latest addition to the lineup
• Behind-the-Scenes: How A-List Talent Changed the Face of Reality TV
• Live From New York: Lorne Michaels Talks ‘SNL’ Cast Changes and Alec Baldwin’s Trump
• Stars Getting Rich Off Fan Conventions: How to Take Home “Garbage Bags Full of $20s”
• HBO Boss on a ‘Game of Thrones’ Spinoff: “It’s About Finding the Right Take”
• Funny Business: Chelsea Handler roasts Ann Coulter after last-minute cancellation
• NCIS Showrunner Gary Glasberg Dies At 50: Our Thoughts
• RIP: Adventure Time will end in 2018
• Trend Watch: What We Do In The Shadows TV spin-off on the way
• Stranger Things: Since 2012, The Netflix Library Has Been Cut in Half
• ‘Outlander’ Season 3 First Look: Clash of the Tartans