This November’s Doctor Who 50th anniversary show really will be bigger on the inside — the inside of cinemas, anyway. BBC America announced today that on Nov. 23, the 75 minute-long “The Day of the Doctor” will be screened in theaters in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Seattle, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, and Minneapolis at the same time the special is being simulcast around the world. The screenings will be 3-D with tickets going on sale Oct. 25, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. ET. READ FULL STORY
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The simulcast of the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special show “Day of the Doctor” is now just over a month away — unless, of course, you’ve popped ahead in your TARDIS to the future (in which case, NO SPOILERS!) Regardless, the BBC has just released the first batch of photos from the show, which feature current Doctor Matt Smith, former Doctor David Tennant, “mystery” Doctor John Hurt, Jenna Coleman, and Jemma Redgrave who plays the Brigadier’s daughter Kate Stewart.
Cross this one off your “will it last?” list.
NBC announced Friday that it has ordered nine more episodes of The Blacklist, the twisty “villain catching villains” procedural starring James Spader. The network had previously ordered 13 episodes of the drama; with this, it has committed to a full 22-episode season.
“The many layers of Red Reddington and his mysterious reasons for getting into bed with the FBI seem to be fascinating to fans of this show,” NBC Entertainment president Salke said in a press release. “With great talent like James Spader and Megan Boone on board, as well our stellar executive producers and the whole cast and crew, we believe this outstanding series will continue to make NBC a big destination on Monday nights.”
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So far, nearly every new show with big ratings this fall has something in common: An even bigger show airing right before it.
CBS’ The Crazy Ones and The Millers, NBC’s The Blacklist, ABC’s The Goldbergs and Super Fun Night were not the fall’s most buzzy titles and only The Blacklist averaged firmly positive reviews, according to Metacritic. But along with the sophomore season of NBC’s Chicago Fire, these shows have generated some of the best ratings we’ve seen so far this season while standing comfortably in the shadow of even larger lead-ins.
Crazy Ones and Millers had massive Big Bang Theory support, Blacklist and Chicago Fire benefited hugely from The Voice, Super Fun Night had back-up from Modern Family and Goldbergs is coming out of top-rated new drama Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. — which was one of only two new shows at this point to really notably break out without the benefit of a larger opening act (the other is Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, which has a lead-in from Bones). READ FULL STORY
Couches of the world, prepare for young Doctor Who fans around the globe to hide behind you next month — all at the same time. The BBC announced today that on Nov. 23 it will simulcast the beloved science fiction show’s special 50th anniversary episode, “The Day of the Doctor,” in at least 75 countries, including the U.S., where it will be shown on BBC America. Meanwhile, details of 3-D screenings in select cinemas here will be announced in the coming weeks.
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EW television critic Jeff Jensen calls Hostages on CBS a “compelling thriller” and has a theory he can’t wait to share about Karl Urban’s role in the new Fox show Almost Human.
Check out his take on these shows, plus The Blacklist starring James Spader, Anna Faris’ edgy comedy Mom, and more in the video below.
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That’s what we got when we watched the exclusive sneak peek below from next Wednesday’s season 2 premiere of Nashville.
In the video, we pick up right after last season’s terrible car wreck and see Deacon use his
many, many muscles to drag an unconscious Rayna out of the car, all the while whispering sweet pleas for her to “wake up.” (Sob!) And if that’s not enough of a heart-squeezing moment, we cut to the hospital, where we see Rayna in very rough shape to say the least… READ FULL STORY
Andy Samberg and Andre Braugher are teaming up to clean up the streets with a new weapon: Laughter. From the producers of beloved small-town-government comedy Parks and Recreation comes the promising big-city-cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine, an ensemble show starring Samberg as Jake Peralta, a young detective whose gift for solving cases is rivaled by his talent for clowning around, something that displeases his straitlaced, straight-faced new boss, Captain Ray Holt (Braugher). In EW’s Fall TV Preview issue, we visited the Brooklyn Nine-Nine set and spent some time interrogating the new partners in comedy crime before their big debut on Fox tonight at 8:30 p.m. Our critics have also named the show one of the best new series of the fall. Before you race to the newsstand to pick up the issue, though, step out of the vehicle and slowly place your hands on the scroll bar to check out these bonus quotes from the cast and series creators Michael Schur and Dan Goor.
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Last season’s finale of Glee ended with Blaine (Darren Criss) contemplating proposing to soul mate Kurt (Chris Colfer). Well, we don’t know if he goes through with it or not, but based on this exclusive photo from the Sept. 26 premiere, the pair are getting along just fine.
But, Criss says, this is not Kurt accepting Blaine’s hand in marriage; he’s merely agreeing to date the former Warbler again. Blaine still pulls out all the stops for the wooing with a marching band accompanying him on The Beatles’ “Got to Get You Into My Life” (the two-part premiere is a tribute to the iconic British band). “Well, Glee never skimps,” Criss says of the elaborate number. “A simple question is not going to escape an elaborate gesture on Glee, that’s for sure.” What can Criss say about a potential Klaine engagement? Not much. Teases the actor: “There’s definitely going to be an answer to what Blaine is going to do within the first two episodes.”
The nukes are off! And although Comic-Con attendees might already know the fate of those missiles, EW has an exclusive first look at what else season 2 holds for Revolution.
The first episode back will pick up right where we left off, with everyone trying to correct their mistakes. But that won’t last long before we jump forward in time — by three months, to be exact. So what’s different about this season? Well, other than introducing a small town in Texas (another walled city) and adding a “more fantastical edge,” it seems to be the same Revolution we know and love. Oh, but don’t forget about nervous breakdowns, murdering missions, refugee camps, and a potential “bigger force” at play. So it’s Revolution, but just with a “different little kick to it.”
Watch the exclusive sneak peek below:
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