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'Grey's Anatomy' doc Kevin McKidd, 'Office' alum set for 'Franklin & Bash' guest spots -- EXCLUSIVE

Grey’s Anatomy doc Kevin McKidd is checking in to Franklin & Bash — and he’s bringing his real-life Scottish accent with him!

EW has learned exclusively that McKidd, best known for playing Dr. Owen Hunt on ABC’s veteran medical drama, has been tapped for a guest spot as a man named Albert Daugherty, who is also the Duke of Weddington. Per the storyline, the testy landowner — who is described as the kind of guy who would rather settle a dispute with a claymore than a discussion — crosses paths with the lawyer duo played by Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer after he finds himself in a spat with his neighbor.

Additionally, EW can report that Office alum Creed Bratton is set to appear as a judge in a separate episode. His character, Judge Semmer, is described as an aging athlete whose career ended in the cul-de-sac of family court.

Both actors’ episodes will air during Franklin & Bash‘s upcoming fourth season, which is slated for this summer on TNT.

'Survivor' finale moves off Sunday night for first time in 12 years


The 28th Survivor season finale and reunion show is heading back to its roots — Wednesday night. Entertainment Weekly has learned that the Survivor: Cagayan three-hour extravaganza will air on CBS, May 21 from 8-11pm. Richard Hatch won his million dollar check on a Wednesday night back in the summer of 2000, then the show (and the finale/reunion combo) moved to Thursdays. But in 2002 during season 4, CBS moved the Survivor: Marquesas finale to Sunday night. It went back to Thursday for Survivor: Thailand later in 2002, but then returned to Sunday after that for Survivor: The Amazon is 2003. And that is where the final episode and reunion have stayed ever since…until now. READ FULL STORY

The CW's 'The 100' sneak peek: Liberation

The CW’s new drama The 100 premieres Wednesday night after Arrow. The post-apocalyptic drama centers on a group of troubled kids who are sent to Earth 97 years after a terrible event that left the planet soaked in radiation to see if the world is habitable once again. The problem? These kids — well, most of them — don’t want to live under the rule of the adults who sent them to Earth to possibly die.

If you thought you were a rebellious teen, take a look at the clip below for a glimpse of the ultimate teen rebellion. READ FULL STORY

'Dancing With the Stars' cast and pros answer: 'Full House' or 'The Wonder Years'? -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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With TV’s D.J. Tanner and Winnie Cooper (Candace Cameron Bure and Danica McKellar) vying head-to-glittery-head for mirrorball trophy, more than a few of season 18’s Dancing With the Stars votes could depend on whether viewers preferred Full House or The Wonder Years. After Monday’s premiere, the DWTS cast — along with Our Pros! — weighed in on some of their favorite memories from those series. Find out whose dog’s name is “D.J. Tanner” (!?!) in the video below….

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'Bates Motel': Carlton Cuse talks the mother of a twist revealed in latest episode -- EXCLUSIVE

[SPOILER ALERT IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED THE LATEST BATES MOTEL!!!!]

Tonight’s Bates Motel had a whopper of a twist in the final moments: Dylan’s father is…his mother’s brother! Yep, according to Norma (Vera Farmiga), her bro Caleb (Kenny Johnson) is Dylan’s dad. This will likely not end well so we talked to Motel EP Carlton Cuse about this major development.

EW: Tonight’s big reveal was that Caleb is the father of Dylan. Did you all plan that from the start of the series?
CARLTON CUSE: Like most good creative ideas they evolve and they grow richer over time. Back when I first discussed the show with A&E I mentioned with them that I would love to add a brother character number one because I thought it would be great to have a window of normalcy to look out at Norma and Norman through the perspective of this other guy. Also, it just felt like this dynamic of this other brother kind of creating triangulation in the family dynamic would be super great. Kerry Ehrin and I put flesh and bone on the Dylan character and I think as we started writing him and developing him and actually watching him and seeing how hurt and damaged he was being this sort of third wheel in this family, it felt like a natural progression to try and explain that and deepen our understanding of how that happened. Then, honestly, it was Vera who sent us the idea and thought What if we do this. Kerry and Vera and I all talked about it. It just was one of those things that “Oh this completely makes sense.” It was all kind of sitting on the table and then it all kind of fell into place.

So where will this storyline go?
I think it has incredibly powerful consequences for Dylan. It’s just such a horrible revelation for his self-worth. It really sort of spins him into a dark place in concert with the fact that he’s unwittingly found himself right in the middle of this crazy drug family. I think those two things spiral on top of each other. That’s what we’re following for the rest of the season: the downward spiral of Dylan. I’ve talked before about how the thematic of this season is, Who am I? Now that Dylan gets this really horrible answer to this question, now he’s dealing with the consequences of it. It’s really an opportunity for Max Thieriot to shine. It goes to some pretty twisty places over the course of the season. The event kind of catalyzes his event for the rest of the season.

Will we meet Norma’s parents?
We’ve had conversations about other family members but this is kind of as far as its goes. You can’t take too many Bates relatives at one time.

Kenny Johnson is sorta perfect because he looks like Max.
I think he looks remarkably like him. If you took Max Thieriot and just led a hard and dissolute life for 20 years, he would look just like Kenny Johnson. It was sort of the brilliance of April Webster, our fantastic casting director, who found Kenny. I knew Kenny because he was on The Shield and The Shield was done by Shawn Ryan. I gave Shawn Ryan his first job on Nash Bridges and Shawn and I are friends. Shawn had extolled how amazing Kenny was and how fantastic he was an actor. We just jumped at the opportunity for him to join our show.

We’re also meeting Michael Vartan’s character. He seems so nice. Is that even possible on Bates Motel?
Well, that’s really the question: Is Norma capable of having a relationship with a nice, normal person? I think this is a problem for a lot of people in life in general. There’s definitely a lot of people who kind of just don’t choose well when it comes to relationships because they’re sort of drawn to qualities that don’t tend to go with people who turn out to be nice guys or gals. I think Norma in some way is being handed the life she wants on a silver plate and will it work out.

This was probably the most shocking episode so far. Are there more twists to come?
Yeah, there are some other surprises coming up this season. I think that’s kind of the fun of the show. This is not like a small nuanced cable drama where one thing happens. The story telling is intentionally pretty full-throttle. There’s a bunch of other stuff that happens.

'Teen Wolf' post-mortem: [spoiler] talks about leaving the show -- EXCLUSIVE

SPOILER ALERT! If you haven’t seen this week’s episode of Teen Wolf, we ask that you avert your eyes. As promised in the promos, the show said goodbye to a major character in this week’s penultimate episode. So do not continue reading if you don’t want to know who it was.  READ FULL STORY

'Bates Motel': Dylan meets Norma's brother, Caleb, for the first time -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

Monday night’s Bates Motel, airing at 10 p.m. on A&E, features a truly twisted family reunion when Caleb (Kenny Johnson) pays a visit to the Bates Motel in order to reunite with his sister Norma (Vera Farmiga). In last year’s season finale, Norma revealed to Norman (Freddie Highmore) that her brother had raped her when they were growing up.

EW has an exclusive peek at the episode which features a rather tense initial run-in between Caleb and Norma’s other son Dylan (Max Thieriot). Watch below: READ FULL STORY

Watch the worst cowboys ever teach lasso lessons on 'Impractical Jokers' -- VIDEO

The pranksters of truTV’s hidden camera comedy series Impractical Jokers are leaving the city and heading someplace rife for comedy: the country!

As the New York boys head to Texas (in an episode aptly titled “Bigger in Texas”), the funny foursome do everything in their power to make life in the Lone Star State as difficult as it can possibly be. Joe, Sal, Q and Murr throw Texas tourists for a loop when they take over the rodeo and attempt to sell their cowboy gear and teach ranchhand skills — to a ridiculously silly degree.

Check out EW’s clip from the special “on the road” episode below, which finds Joe and Sal trying to obey Murr and Q’s commands as they pull the rug over a group of unsuspecting tourists — by giving quite likely the worst cowboy lasso lesson known to man. READ FULL STORY

'Glee': Hear Gwyneth Paltrow cover Pharrell's hit 'Happy' for the 100th episode -- EXCLUSIVE

Glee reaches the 100 episode milestone with Tuesday’s hour, fittingly titled “100.” To celebrate the occasion, guest-star Gwyneth Paltrow reprises her Emmy-winning role of substitute teacher Holly Holliday (Kristin Chenoweth and Chace Crawford also make appearances) and even gets to croon a cover of Pharrell’s Oscar-nominated hit “Happy.” EW has the exclusive first listen of her version below. READ FULL STORY

'Real Housewives of New York': The ladies get personal in Aviva's bedroom -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

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When Ramona Singer admits something is weird, you know it must be really crazy.

In this exclusive clip of Tuesday night’s episode of The Real Housewives of New York City, everyone seems to get pretty comfortable in Aviva’s bedroom, including both her current and ex-husband, who happens to be there with another housewife Sonja. Well, we all know that everyone has pretty much slept with Harry already, but apparently it may have been in the same bed as well! Watch below: READ FULL STORY

'Bob's Burgers': Tina feels the bat mitzvah blues –- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

We’ve all been there — some super cool kid in the seventh grade is having the Bat Mitzvah to End All Bat Mitzvahs, and you didn’t get an invite. And since Bob’s Burgers’ breakout favorite Tina Belcher is the epitome of all things middle school, of course she’s singing the bat mitzvah blues in the newest installment of Fox’s hit animated show.

In the March 16 episode “Mazel Tina,” the eldest Belcher child is bummed that she didn’t get invited to Tammy’s bat mitzvah, but being the inventive, idea-riddled little gem that she is, she finds a way to score an invite by volunteering Bob and co. to cater the glamorous event.

Watch an exclusive clip below, and tune in to an all-new Bob’s Burgers (one of EW’s picks for the ten funniest shows on TV right now) on Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. READ FULL STORY

Lifetime's 'Devious Maids' season 2 poster -- EXCLUSIVE

The ladies of Lifetime’s hit series Devious Maids are back – and by the looks of a new poster for season 2, with plenty of oh-so-juicy secrets. READ FULL STORY

'Orphan Black': Meet the new clone! -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

A brand new season of Orphan Black means a brand new clone. And we have all the intel on said clone right here! Meet Jennifer Fitzsimmons, a 28-year old teacher and swim coach. And you are about to meet Jennifer the same way Cosima does, through a series of video diaries that Cosima discovers while researching her own respiratory illness.

According to co-creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett, Cosima may not like what she finds. “Jennifer is a bright-eyed Midwestern pure of heart girl,” says Manson. But, as Fawcett explains, “Jennifer is a clone who was naïve, she didn’t know she was a clone, and was being monitored by her boyfriend. She gets sick, and with a kind of the version of the illness that Katja had. And of course, a version of the illness that Cosima has. Just that discovery alone is the kind of discovery that shakes Cosima. It really rattles her.”

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