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Shark Week 2015 will be biggest yet

ew.com — Discovery is ready to announce its annual Shark Week plans. And the cable channel is going bigger than ever for 2015. First, the date: Shark Week will kick off this year on July 5 - earlier than ever before. And Shark Week won't just be a mere week.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @alexweprin: Discovery Channel is expanding Shark Week to the whole Summer, "Summer of the Shark." ew.com/shark-week-201…

Jan 29, 2015

Discovery Channel is expanding Shark Week to the whole Summer, "Summer of the Shark." ew.com/shark-week-201…

Jan 29, 2015

Discovery acquiesces, cedes control to sharks. Network to feed Mythbusters guys to hammerheads & names mako CEO: ew.com/shark-week-201…

Jan 29, 2015

Discovery expands Shark Week to biggest yet: ’SUMMER of the Shark’ goo.gl/E0EsQl

'Parenthood' Exit Interview: Jason Katims reflects on six seasons

ew.com — On Thursday night, six seasons of Parenthood will come to an end as viewers are forced to say goodbye to the Bravermans after years of life lessons, dance parties, and more sob-worthy moments than probably any other show currently on television.

The Last Star: An evening with Olivia de Havilland

ew.com — The petite woman with an elegant swoop of white hair and a neat dash of red lipstick stands to greet her visitor with a hug. "Good evening!" Olivia de Havilland says, leaning in for a Continental two-cheek kiss. It is early January in Paris, and the actress has invited a journalist over for champagne and a chat.
Jan 29, 2015

Missy Schwartz got to spend an evening with Olivia de Havilland. Lucky us: ow.ly/Ia3bX pic.twitter.com/d0djAG3G18

Jan 29, 2015

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Amanda Seyfried to replace Tatiana Maslany in Neil LaBute play

ew.com — Out goes a clone, in comes a reformed Mean Girl. Amanda Seyfried will make her Off-Broadway acting debut opposite Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom, Wild) in Neil LaBute's newest drama, The Way We Get By. She replaces Orphan Black star Tatiana Maslany, who withdrew from the previously-announced production due to film scheduling conflicts.
Jan 29, 2015

Amanda Seyfried to replace Tatiana Maslany, make Off-Broadway debut, do actual theater ew.com/article/2015/0… pic.twitter.com/gGJNfxFNwJ

EW.com: Something's different around here

ew.com — Visitors to EW.com today probably noticed some changes to the site. While we're not doing a full redesign, early this morning we switched CMS platforms. In case you didn't immediately fall asleep after reading the words "switced CMS platforms," we won't tempt your drowsiness by going into even more boring detail.

'Mom' books David Krumholtz for May-December romance

ew.com — David Krumholtz has landed a guest-starring role on Mom for a May-December romance that Christy (Anna Faris) probably won't approve of. EW has learned exclusively that the Numbers alum will play Gregory Munchnik, a 42-year-old college professor who dates Christy's 19-year-old daughter, Violet (Sadie Calvano).

A.J. McLean previews 'raw' Backstreet Boys documentary

ew.com — In 2013, when the Backstreet Boys set out to make their first album since Kevin Richardson's return (and launch their 20th anniversary tour), they headed London to record for three weeks. Leaving their families and girlfriends behind, they found a house to stay in and began their latest creative venture.

Man dies in pre-production accident on Martin Scorsese film

ew.com — A man died and two others were injured when a ceiling collapsed on the Taiwan studio backlot where Martin Scorsese's Silence is in pre-production. Yu-lung Chen, 50, died from injuried suffered in the accident. The film's publicist released the following statement: "[On Jan.

Jim Parsons to play God on Broadway in 'An Act of God'

ew.com — Jim Parsons may star in The Big Bang Theory, but he's playing the Creator in an upcoming Broadway play. Parsons will return to Broadway as God in who is also responsible for the Twitter handle An Act of God from former Daily Show head writer David Javerbaum, the show's producer announced today .

'Parenthood': 10 Best Episodes

ew.com — The Bravermans are confused and likable and flawed-and the pilot does a good job of letting viewers know that from the get-go thanks to this drama-filled, sentimental episode. Quite a bit happens-it's responsible for introducing each character, after all-but the highlight comes at the end when the entire family gathers together at the baseball field to see Max play after a particularly trying day.

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Dominos slams 'Fifty Shades of Grey'-style pizza ad

popwatch.ew.com — GoDaddy isn't the only company with an ad that went too far this week. Dominos is not thrilled about a leaked Fifty Shades of Grey-style ad that's making the rounds for its spicy Sriracha pizza. "You're going to suffer and enjoy every moment," pledges the ad, which shows a severed tongue wearing bondage gear and a ball gag.
Jan 28, 2015

Obviously no safe word with the creation of this ad | "Dominos slams 'Fifty Shades of Grey'-style pizza ad" popwatch.ew.com/2015/01/28/dom… via @EW

Jan 28, 2015

Yes, the GoDaddy leak was intentional, as is this Dominos ad. Do they think we don't know? popwatch.ew.com/2015/01/28/dom…

'Key & Peele,' real-life players take on 'East/West Bowl' sketch

popwatch.ew.com — Key & Peele are back with another edition of their popular "East/West Bowl" sketch-this time with help from a few real-life players. The clip comes ahead of the duo's Super Bowl Special, and features players like Legume Duprix, Swordless Mimetown, and Shrunk Flugget.
Jan 28, 2015

A. A. Ron kills it: "'Key & Peele' debut another hilarious edition of 'East/West Bowl' sketch" popwatch.ew.com/2015/01/28/key… via @EW

Jan 28, 2015

Too good: "'Key & Peele' debut another 'East/West Bowl' sketch, featuring actual players" popwatch.ew.com/2015/01/28/key… via @EW

'Empire' is on fire. Should we be sweating burn-out?

insidetv.ew.com — This season, Fox has been trying to field new hits by making shows based on pop culture its adult audience can recognize-from the comic book pulp of Gotham to the YA tragicomedy of Red Band Society, the next gen House of Backstrom to the next gen Seinfeld of Mulaney.

'Supergirl' casts 'True Blood' alum as James Olsen

insidetv.ew.com — Supergirl has found its James Olsen. Mehcad Brooks has been tapped to play DC Comics' famed photographer in CBS' superhero drama pilot, EW has learned. The project stars Melissa Benoist as Kara Zor-El, who escaped Krypton amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she's been hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin.

'How to Get Away with Murder': Can the Keating Five actually get away with it?

insidetv.ew.com — The Keating Five have done everything in their power to get away with murder. Throughout the first half of How to Get Away with Murder 's freshman season, those involved in Sam's (Tom Verica) death removed, eventually burned and disposed of the body, and even left the murder weapon in plain sight.
Jan 28, 2015

How to Get Away with Murder: Can the Keating Five get away with it? The cast teases what’s next bit.ly/1v6Sy9f @HowToGetAwayABC

'Agent Carter' ratings drop again: Does this hurt female Marvel heroes?

insidetv.ew.com — Agent Carter ratings are still slipping: Tuesday night's episode dropped to 4.6 million viewers and a 1.3 rating, down 13 percent from its last original episode two weeks ago. The CW's The Flash (4 million, 1.3) is right on the heels of its Marvel rival, tying the ABC series in the adult demo.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @tbrick2: Have #SHIELD's hurt male ones? RT @James_Hibberd Agent Carter ratings drop. Does this hurt female Marvel heroes? goo.gl/eoiDEZ

Jan 28, 2015

'Agent Carter' ratings drop again: Does this hurt female Marvel heroes? goo.gl/eoiDEZ

'Game of Thrones' creators react to to seeing their show in IMAX for first time

insidetv.ew.com — The showrunners of HBO's Game of Thrones are rather impressed by the IMAX conversion of their hit series. Executive producers David Benioff and Dan Weiss went on camera to praise the result of the theater company's conversion process after seeing their labor of love on the super-sized screen for the first time last week.

Johnny Depp blames press event absence on chupacabra attack, naturally

popwatch.ew.com — It's been a rough few weeks for Johnny Depp, but the actor of a dozen wigs has taken it all in stride. In the wake of Mortdecai's middling release, Johnny Depp has not only contended with a tough critical reception to the film but has also apparently done battle with a mythical creature in order to speak to journalists about the film.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @EW: Johnny Depp says he missed a press conference because he was fighting a chupacabra: ow.ly/I63Tp http://t.co/MqKSxcsvXZ

Jan 28, 2015

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