Evening Static: EMPIRE, MAD MEN, OUTLANDER & More!

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• ‘Empire’ Building: Lessons Learned From Fox’s Midseason Blockbuster
• Pilot Watch: Jamie Kennedy Joins NBC Pilot ‘Heart Matters’; Rachel Boston In CBS’ ‘For Justice’
• HBO should renew Looking, even though nobody watches
• Back to the D List: Kathy Griffin Leaked Email Reveals She Was ‘Nervous and Scared’ About Quitting ‘Fashion Police’
• Must READ TV: The Uncensored, Epic, Never-Told Story Behind ‘Mad Men’
• Spotlight: Talking TV comedy with ‘Undateable’ producer Bill Lawrence
• The Business of Show: Stallone to Produce S.T.R.O.N.G. Series From Biggest Loser Creator
• HBO wants Game Of Thrones to last 10 seasons, probably won’t make a movie
• Must See TV: ‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Attempts to Explain the Show in 30 Seconds
• Scandalous: Here’s a Preview of Lena Dunham and Her Wig on Scandal
• ‘The Flash’: See Tom Cavanagh as Reverse-Flash (Photo)
• Love This: Jaime Pressly joining Mom as a series regular
• Outlander: Jamie skinny dips, even more ‘harrowing’ scenes in second half of the first season
• THE ROYALS Review: Not a royally good time
• Syfy Scoop: Emily Hampshire promoted to series regular on 12 Monkeys
• Seconded: We need a new Star Trek TV series. A real one.
• Woo-Hoo! Netflix is winning the war against cable TV
• Funny Business: 5 things to expect from Andy Samberg as Emmy host
• ‘Vikings’ shocking death: A talk with the departing actor

Morning Static: GAME OF THRONES, THE BIG BANG THEORY, DOWNTON ABBEY & More!

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• Big Bang Theory Scoop: Nickelodeon Star Cast as Howard’s Younger Brother
• Nice Work if you Can Get it: Princess Kate Tours Downton Abbey Set
• Disney/ABC Forges New, Expanded Deal with Yahoo
• How is this still a thing: How TV dinners really look vs. how they’re advertised
• Thanks, Nielsen, for That Twitter Study — but It’s Time We “Total It up” with You
• WOW! ‘American Horror Story’ Mansion Sells for $3.2 Million
• You Take the Good You Take the Bad: Mike and Molly, Mom renewed for additional seasons
• PaleyFest 2015: Teen Wolf: Season 5 will refocus on Scott and Stiles’ friendship, and 7 other teases
• Post Mortem: Americans’ Alison Wright on Martha’s Panic, Doubts About Philip
• Pilot Watch: Paget Brewster To Co-Star In John Stamos Fox Comedy Pilot ‘Grandpa’
• Pilot Watch: Teddy Sears To Star In CBS Pilot ‘Doubt’
• That’s a Wrap: ‘The 100’ EP on Clarke’s Decision, That Ending and ‘A Very Different Season 3’
• Pilot News: Greek Grad Jake McDorman to Lead CBS Drama Limitless
• Sad But True: ‘Breaking Bad’s’ Vince Gilligan tells ‘jagoffs’ to stop throwing pizza on Walter White’s roof
• Game of Thrones: Arya’s season 5 makeover revealed
• Hottie Alert: Gossip Girl’s Chace Crawford to Lead ABC Drama Pilot Boom
• Les Moonves: Showtime Will Soon Launch A Direct-To-Consumer Streaming Service

Morning Static: SLEEPY HOLLOW, TOP GEAR, REIGN & More!

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• Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce Star Talks About Her Show’s Controversial Ads Lisa Edelstein: ‘My husband came up with the concept’
• Must See TV: Claire Danes and Meredith Steihm chart the ‘Homeland’ emotional journey of Carrie Mathison
• Funny Business: Ranking The Best Secondary Characters On ‘Bob’s Burgers’
• Pilot Watch: Tim DeKay To Co-Star In ‘Frankenstein’
• Pilot Shuffle: Bret Harrison Joins Fox Comedy Pilot ‘The Perfect Stanleys’ In Recasting
• ‘Sleepy Hollow’ Showrunner Exits Show, Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios
• Watch It Now: The Grace Helbig Show gets premiere date and a promo
• Global Domination: Game of Thrones’ Will Simulcast Globally Every Week For Season Five
• Pilot Watch: NBC Orders Jerrod Carmichael Comedy to Series
• Scoop: Reign Casts Lost Girl Alum as Queen Elizabeth
• Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear host, suspended by BBC after ‘fracas’
• The Good Wife Mystery Solved! Where Is Jess Weixler’s Robyn?
• COMMUNITY Q&A: Alison Brie on Weathering the Show’s Cancellation and Its Yahoo Rebirth
• Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt isn’t the new 30 Rock. It’s the new Bewitched.
• Sad But True: Syfy will not bring back ASCENSION as series.
• Bloodline Video: Meet Kyle Chandler’s Dysfunctional New TV Family
• Must Read TV: A Bombshell Confession on Girls Reveals How the Show Has Matured

Morning Static: EMPIRE, GAME OF THRONES, LOOKING & More!

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• Trailer Park: Marvel’s Daredevil
• This Week in Tech: Apple lands HBO streaming service as a launch exclusive
• ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Trailer #2: The Gods Demand Justice
• Jussie Smollett Of “Empire” Comes Out: “There Is No Closet”
• Charted: All the Brands in ‘House of Cards’
• Pilot Watch: Don Johnson To Star In ABC Pilot ‘Boom’
• Duh of the Day: The WALKING DEAD Companion Series Will Be On For A While
• Homeland Creator: ISIS ‘Too Evil’ to Include on Show
• Awwww Alert: The Cast Of “Greek” Still Hangs Out And It Is Melting Our Hearts
• Jon Stewart’s ‘Daily Show’ Replacement: Who Fans Would Choose
• Funny Business: Jim O’Heir On His New Film, ‘Middle Man,’ And Life After ‘Parks And Recreation’
• Checking In: 7 juicy teases for the insanely good new season of ‘Bates Motel’
• Woo-Hoo: Lucy Lawless Will Join Bruce Campbell On Starz’s ‘Evil Dead’ Series
• Mark Your Calendars: ‘Gotham,’ ‘New Girl’ and 9 more FOX season finale dates
• RIP: ‘The Simpsons’ producer Sam Simon dead at 59
• Broadcasters Are Going Movie-Crazy During Pilot Season These flicks are getting production money, even if they’re not very good
• Pilot Watch: Fox Delays ‘Luther’ Remake
• Reality: ABC Announces Major Twist in Next ‘Bachelorette’ Casting
• Preview: ‘The Flash’ trailer debuts Mark Hamill’s Trickster
• Spoiler Alert: ‘Better Call Saul’ Turns Corner From Good Toward Greatness
• Hail to the Chief: ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ Welcoming President Obama This Week
• Must Read TV: What The Simpsons Owes to Sam Simon
• HBO should renew Looking… even though nobody watches
• Nielsen: Study of TV Viewers Backs Twitter’s Claims to Be Barometer of Public Mood
• Yummy! Now You Can Make Carol’s Cookies From The Walking Dead

Morning Static: SUPERGIRL, PALEYFEST, GAME OF THRONES & More!

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• Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Tina Fey’s joyous new creation
• Scoop: CBS Casts Young ‘Supergirl’
• ‘Togetherness’ creators Mark & Jay Duplass: ‘You get to tell unique stories in TV and make a living’
• Nielsen Study: Strong Correlation Between Twitter TV Activity and General Audience Engagement
• Streaming News: Netflix To Release Jennette McCurdy Drama on Week-by-Week Basis
• Spoiler Alert: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Plot Synopses for First 3 Episodes Revealed
• Mark Your Calendars: ‘Nurse Jackie’ is set for final season
• True War Stories at NBC News: The trouble didn’t start with Brian Williams.
• John Stamos visits the ‘Full House’ house incognito, poses for a pic
• Will Gardner is returning to The Good Wife — kind of
• A&E’s The Returned: What’s in a Remake? Nothing Good Yet
• PaleyFest: ‘Homeland’ to Jump Ahead in Time, Shoot in Europe for Season 5
• Pilot Watch: ‘Six Feet Under’ Alum Lauren Ambrose to Star in ABC Cop Drama ‘Broad Squad’
• ‘Hannibal’ Season 3 Has A Premiere Date, New Time Slot, And Sickening Trailer
• Sink your Teeth into… Everything you need to know about ‘Teen Wolf’ Season 5
• Does Comedy Central Give Script Notes? Comedians Give The Lowdown At PaleyFest
• Exit Stage Right? Oscar Producer’s Tweets Suggest No 2016 Return For Zadan, Meron
• Bookmark This: PaleyFest 2015 TV Panel Schedule & Live Stream
• Culture Wars: When binge-watching turns to binge-bragging…
• For Canadian Eyes Only: Behind the scenes of Ontario’s campaign for a Netflix tax
• Raising the Broadcast White Flag: What Lies Behind Bell’s Radical Plan to Raise TV Fees, Block Content, Violate Net Neutrality & Fight Netflix
• Greendale Today: How Community’s Long Road to Yahoo Sets Up a Fresh Start for Season 6
• NBC Thursday Shake-Up: Allegiance Cancelled, The Slap on the Move

Morning Static: DOWNTON ABBEY, THE BIG BANG THEORY, HBO & More!

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• HBO Now: New report reveals everything you need to know about HBO’s streaming service
• Royal Watch: Kate Middleton Will Be Visiting The ‘Downton Abbey’ Set
• Pilot Watch: Fox Looks to Newcomer to Star Alongside Eric McCormack in ‘Studio City’
• Funny Business: Hannibal Buress, Natasha Leggero, Martha Stewart, and More Join the ‘Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber’
• The Business of Show: Networks Still Nagged By Weak Ad Growth As Upfront Market Approaches
• Good News: Netflix’s newest debut proves it might be the modern sitcom’s last hope
• Harve Bennett Dies: Producer Of ‘Star Trek’ Movies & TV Classics Was 84
• Casting Coup: Casting ’24’ Star Leslie Hope to Recur on CBS’s ‘Blue Bloods’
• Spotlight: Jane Krakowski on 11th Hour ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Addition, Moving Past ’30 Rock’
• Trend Watch: Fox Is Developing an Expendables Event Series
• Cable Ace: HBO Developing Psychological Drama from ‘Entourage,’ ‘In Treatment’ Producers
• LLAP: Big Bang Theory pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy
• Pilot News: Originals’ Daniel Sharman Checks into CBS Medical Drama LFE
• Woo-Hoo! Martha Plimpton joins Dan Savage’s ABC pilot
• Now on Broadway: All the standard Larry David neuroses
• News You Can Use: See the 9 Strict Rules Every ‘Road Runner’ Cartoon Had to Follow
• Friday Fun: Here’s The ‘Archer’-‘Bob’s Burgers’ Face Swap You’ve Been Waiting For
• For Canadian Eyes Only: Mark Burnett, MGM and Canada’s Bell Media Unveil First Joint Reality Pilot
• News You Can Use: Career advice from Hollywood that applies to any industry

Morning Static: THE FOSTERS, STAR TREK, AMERICAN CRIME & More!

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• How to save Star Trek: Make it the True Detective of science fiction
• Watch Before Judging: ABC Family’s ‘The Fosters’ Creators Defend 13-Year-Old Gay Male Kiss
• Cannot Wait: Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is a Worthy Heir to 30 Rock • Must Read TV: Fifteen and Loving It
• Postmortem: Suits Boss on That Big Breakup and What’s Next
• American Crime Review: A Series With Something to Say
• Game Changer: HBO’s standalone service has a name and possible launch date
• ‘Supergirl’ Begins Filming – What to Expect: Premiere, Crossovers & More
• Pass the Kleenex: Read a Beautiful Eulogy for Harris Wittels by His Sister Stephanie
• Pilot Watch: ‘Homeland’s Raza Jaffrey To Co-Star In CBS Pilot ‘Code Black’
• The Big Tease: ‘Outlander’ Teases End of #Droughtlander With Homage to Series’ Original Poster
• Casting Roundup: Carl Lumbly Joins CBS Drama Series ‘Zoo’; Arielle Goldman In Cinemax’s ‘The Knick’
• Time Suck: ‘Game Of Thrones’ Actors Before They Became Really, Really Famous
• Pilot Watch: Anika Noni Rose to star in CBS’ For Justice pilot
• L.A. Mayor Cuts Production Red Tape, Appoints New Chief Film Liaison For City
• Cool Beans: Giovanni Ribisi To Play The Lead In Bryan Cranston-David Shore Pilot ‘Sneaky Pete’
• Late Night Wars: James Corden Says His ‘Late Late Show’ Will Be More Norton Than Letterman
• Casting Coup: ‘Hannibal’ Cast Adds Zachary Quinto for Season 3
• Pilot Watch: Jon Dore Cast As Lead In ‘The Half Of It’ CBS Comedy Pilot
• RIP Kruger: Seinfeld Actor Daniel von Bargen Has Died
• Newsworthy: Maddow Uses O’Reilly to Demonstrate Everything That’s Wrong with Cable News
• Controversy: Fresh Off the Boat Star Says the Lack of Asians on TV Is “Racism”
• Fun with Numbers: How Long Can A Spinoff Like ‘Better Call Saul’ Last?

Morning Static: SHARKNADO, THE ORIGINALS, DOWNTON ABBEY & More!

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• Scary News: The Fate Of ‘Sharknado 3? Is In Jeopardy Due To A Production Crew Strike
• Pilot Watch: ‘The Originals’ Newbie to Co-Star in Julie Plec’s CW Pilot
• Shape Up: Jillian Michaels to host Spike TV fitness show
• Pilot Watch: Fred Savage Is Returning To Acting Alongside Rob Lowe In A New Fox Comedy
• Casting Coup: Bill Murray to guest on TBS comedy ‘Angie Tribeca’
• Not So Funny Business: IFC Cancels ‘Garfunkel and Oates’ After One Season
• Must Read TV: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and the Sunny Side of Surviving
• Animation Domination: Star Wars Rebels’ Adds Sarah Michelle Gellar to its Voice Cast for Season 2
• Pilot Watch: Jon Foo To Play Detective Lee In ‘Rush Hour’ CBS Pilot
• This Week in Tech: NBCUniversal Planning Online Comedy Subscription Service
• TV Review: DIG
• Pilot Watch: Mike Epps to Star in ABC’s ‘Uncle Buck’ Pilot
• Mark Your Calendars: Syfy Announces Premiere Dates for Final Season of Lost Girl, Bitten Season 2, and New Drama Olympus
• Cannot Wait: ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Featurette Introduces the Sand Snakes
• Trailer Park: Yahoo’s New Season of Community Spoofs Age of Ultron Trailer A look at the brainy sitcom’s fabled return
• Profile: ‘American Crime,’ John Ridley’s New Series on ABC
• Who Knew? Amazon Prime’s most-streamed shows aren’t what you’d expect
• Funny Business: FXX Renews Jay Baruchel’s Man Seeking Woman for Season 2
• D’oh! Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist
• Cool Beans: This Photographer Uses An iPhone To Insert TV And Film Scenes Into Real-Life Scenarios
• Pilot News: Carrie Preston Starring in NBC’s Empty-Nester Comedy
• Team CoCo: Watch ‘Conan’ cut loose in Cuba
• News You Can’t Use: A “HIMYM” Fan Figured Out What Barney Stinson’s Salary Was And It’s Pretty Crazy
• Watch: Justin Bieber get groped by Jeffrey Ross in Comedy Central Roast promo
• Leonard Nimoy’s Funeral: Read Touching Eulogy for the Beloved Actor
• Sweet: Reports of Maggie Smith’s ‘Downton’ exit may be premature
• Harpo Studios to close in December, official says

Morning Static: SUPERGIRL, MASTERS OF SEX, COMMUNITY & More!

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• Trailer Park: SALEM Season 2
• Let Him Be Your Star: ‘Supergirl’ Casts Jeremy Jordan as ‘Toyman’
• CNN Bound: Jeff Zeleny Leaves ABC News
• NBC News Shakeup: Andrew Lack in Talks to Return in Top Role
• Across the Pond: Could the BBC survive without the licence fee?
• Bell Bites Back: Canadian Network to Fight U.S. Super Bowl Ad Ruling
• Awards Watch: Daytime Emmy Awards returning to television
• Pilot Watch: Malcolm-Jamal Warner Cast In Fox Comedy Pilot ’48 Hours ‘Til Monday’
• Woo-Hoo! Allison Janney Confirms Masters of Sex Season 3 Return
• ‘Orphan Black’ Season 3 Trailer & Synopsis: Secrets are Power
• Pilot Season 2015: The Overachievers
• Pilot Watch: MTV’s ‘Shannara’ Casts ‘Dexter’ Alum James Remar
• Pilot Watch: ‘The Killing’s’ Mireille Enos to Star on ABC’s Shondaland Pilot ‘The Catch’
• Found! LOST’s Terry O’Quinn to star in ABC’s legal drama The Adversaries
• Say it Ain’t So! Is Maggie Smith Leaving Downton Abbey After Next Season?
• Pilot Watch: Wilmer Valderrama signs on to Fox’s Minority Report pilot
• Seconded: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ did a pitch perfect ‘Game of Thrones’ parody
• Pilot Watch: Christine Lahti to Co-Star in ABC’s Family Legal Drama
• Cash Cow: ‘Judge Judy’ Extends Big Bucks Contract With CBS Through 2020
• Pilot News: Private Practice Alum KaDee Strickland to Lead CBS’ Doubt
• Pilot Watch: ‘True Blood’ Alum Set as Frankenstein for Fox
• Scoop: ‘The Following’ EP on Holding Back the “Big Bad” from the Third Season Premiere
• Pilot News: Glee’s Jane Lynch to Star as CBS’ Angel From Hell
• Must Read TV: Patton Oswalt’s Wonderful Twitter Rant About Watching TV Being Better Than Going Outside
• How Each State Is Trying to Win Hollywood’s Business: A Guide to the Latest Production Incentives
• World Domination Watch: Netflix Australia to launch on 24 March with House of Cards
• Pop Pop: ‘Community’ Season 6 Trailer Releases Today
• Buy part of The Walking Dead town – for $680,000

Morning Static: DOWNTON ABBEY, ONCE UPON A TIME, THE GOOD WIFE & More!

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• Bragging Rights: ‘Friday Night Lights’
• LLAP: Leonard Nimoy Fans Deliver Moving Message to Honor the Late Actor
• The New Normal: Bates Motel Season 3 Trailer
• Pilot Watch: ‘Scrubs’ Alum Sarah Chalke to Star in Fox Comedy ’48 Hours ‘Til Monday’
• Pilot Watch II: Kim Raver to Lead ABC Drama Pilot ‘The Advocate’
• Farewell: Greg Gutfeld Says Farewell to ‘Red Eye’
• D’OH! 12 Simpsons Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed
• Newsworthy: Josh Elliott Talks Decision to Leave ‘GMA’ for NBC, New ‘Dateline’ Disaster Series ‘Escape’
• Storybrooke Scoop: ‘Once Upon a Time’ Creators Break Down the Midseason Premiere’s Big Reveals
• Fox Is Rebuilding Its Slate, One Hit at a Time: Dana Walden on the network’s midseason momentum
• Must See TV: Three best sets from “Game of Thrones”
• ‘Shameless’ Postmortem: Justin Chatwin Breaks Down His Future With the Showtime Dramedy
• Showrunning 101: ‘Madam Secretary’ Bosses on “Dramatic” New Storyline, Notes From the Oval Office
• ‘Battle Creek’ Stars on Season-Long Mystery, “Troubled” Characters
• Spoiler Alert! Julian Fellowes on Twists in the ‘Downton Abbey’ Season Finale
• Must Read TV: Judd Apatow channels inner emoji for ‘Sick In The Head’ book cover
• RIP: Fans ‘Spock’ Canadian bank notes as tribute to Leonard Nimoy
• Nooooooooo! Maggie Smith Hints At ‘Downton Abbey’ Departure
• Score One for Originality: ‘Last Man on Earth’ is network TV’s big risk that paid off
• Casting Coup: The Mindy Project Casts Reese Witherspoon’s Wild Mom Laura Dern
• The Good Wife Bosses Preview Kalinda’s Exit, Tensions at the Firm and Diane’s Wild Side
• Funny Business: Keegan-Michael Key, Jordan Peele, Nick Offerman, and More Show Up in the Season 6 ‘Childrens Hospital’ Trailer