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'Vampire Diaries' EP, Ian Somerhalder on Romantic 'Purgatory' and 'Giant' Finale

'Vampire Diaries' EP, Ian Somerhalder on Romantic 'Purgatory' and 'Giant' Finale

Damon and Elena are off again on The Vampire Diaries -- and it's not going to get any better.

"One of the best scenes [last week] was when Damon said, 'I don't want to look at you, I don't want to hear your voice and I definitely don't want to be your friend.' It was just so heartbreaking," said executive producer Caroline Dries at a recent screening.

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'American Idol' Finalist Sam Woolf Rejects 'Heartthrob' Status: 'It's Weird'

'American Idol' Finalist Sam Woolf Rejects 'Heartthrob' Status: 'It's Weird'

Sam Woolf has no interest in being an American Idol's eye candy.

Wednesday’s broadcast kicked off with new nicknames for each of the six remaining contestants. To name names: “The Hard Rocker” (Caleb Johnson), “The Rebel” (Jessica Meuse), “The Roots Rocker” (CJ Harris), “The Troubadour” (Alex Preston), “The Wildcard” (Jena Irene) and “The Heartthrob” (Woolf).

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'American Idol' Recap: A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock and Roll and a Grumpy Cat

'American Idol' Recap: A Little Bit Country, a Little Bit Rock and Roll and a Grumpy Cat

The six remaining hopefuls competing on American Idol took on the dual themes of country and rock while the show continued its streak of celebrity appearances.

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'Arrow' Boss on Shocking Twist: It Drives Everyone to the Brink

'Arrow' Boss on Shocking Twist: It Drives Everyone to the Brink

[WARNING: Spoilers ahead from Wednesday's episode of Arrow, "Seeing Red"]

Oliver Queen's world has been shattered.

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Cable Ratings: Tori Spelling Lifetime Series Debuts, 'Deadliest Catch' Returns Strong

Cable Ratings: Tori Spelling Lifetime Series Debuts, 'Deadliest Catch' Returns Strong

Cable saw a slew of premieres on Tuesday night -- the biggest of which was Deadliest Catch.

Discovery's veteran docuseries, opening its 10th run, saw its largest premiere in three seasons with 3.8 million viewers. It narrowly edged by TNT's coverage of the NBA playoffs to stand as cable's most-watched program of the night.

In the adults 18-49 demo, the 9 p.m. premiere averaged a 1.5 rating. Pre-show The Bait was also strong, earning 2.2 million viewers and a record 1.3 rating in the older adults 25-54 demo.

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Lifetime Greenlights Catholic Convent Reality Series (Exclusive)

Lifetime Greenlights Catholic Convent Reality Series (Exclusive)

Lifetime is going inside a Catholic convent for its newest docuseries.

The female-skewing cable network has ordered The Sisterhood, a groundbreaking new unscripted series that will follow the journey of five young women as they decide whether or not to become nuns, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

For the first time ever, cameras will be granted access inside a Catholic convent where the five women live and work together before making the life-changing decision to take their vows and become religious sisters.

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'Big Bang Theory' Boss Says More Marriage Proposals Coming, Talks Series Finale

'Big Bang Theory' Boss Says More Marriage Proposals Coming, Talks Series Finale

The lovable geeks on CBS' The Big Bang Theory are growing up before our eyes. Leonard (Johnny Galecki) and Penny (Kaley Cuoco) have routinely pondered marriage, Sheldon (Jim Parsons) and Amy (Mayim Bialik) are kissing -- gasp! -- and Raj (Kunal Nayyar) has broken through with the ladies, while Howard (Simon Helberg) and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch) are growing stronger as they navigate marriage.

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'Do No Harm' Creator Developing 'Pharaoh' With HBO, Inks New Deal With Universal TV

'Do No Harm' Creator Developing 'Pharaoh' With HBO, Inks New Deal With Universal TV

Do No Harm creator David Schulner is staying at Universal Television.

The writer-producer has inked a new two-year deal with the studio, extending the relationship with Uni TV that dates back to his first overall pact in 2010.

Under the new deal, Schulner will create and develop new projects for the studio, with projects in the works for USA Network, Syfy and HBO.

STORY: TV Pilots 2014: The Complete Guide

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'Best Week Ever' Canceled at VH1

'Best Week Ever' Canceled at VH1

VH1 has canceled Best Week Ever for a second time.

The weekly recap series will not return to the cable network, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

PHOTOS: Broadcast TV's Returning Shows 2014-15

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Jennifer Garner Developing Mystery Dramedy at Bravo

Jennifer Garner Developing Mystery Dramedy at Bravo

Jennifer Garner is heading to Bravo.

The actress-producer is set to exec produce murder dramedy All the Pretty Faces for the NBCUniversal-owned cable network, Bravo announced Wednesday.

All the Pretty Faces is set in the bucolic beach town of Half Moon Bay, Calif., and centers on two warring families engaged in an epic, decades-long feud. The death of one of their own brings both families together in search of the secret to the affliction that has plagued them for generations: immortality.

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Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

Charlize Theron, Andy Samberg to Host 'Saturday Night Live'

Charlize Theron and Andy Samberg are both returning to Saturday Night Live.

The noted actress, to be seen next in A Million Ways to Die, will host the NBC show for the second time on May 10, with The Black Keys making their third musical guest appearance.

PHOTOS: 10 Stars You Forgot Were 'SNL' Castmembers 

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Billy Eichner on His Slow (and Loud) Rise to Stardom

Billy Eichner on His Slow (and Loud) Rise to Stardom

Billy Eichner might be the loudest comedian on primetime.

The Emmy-nominated often-screaming host behind Fuse's Billy on the Street started his career as an actor in New York, waiting in long lines to put his Northwestern theater training to good use, before embracing his penchant for comedy and heading to the Upright Citizens Brigade to hone his skills as a comedian.

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NBC to Air Coldplay Concert Special (Video)

NBC to Air Coldplay Concert Special (Video)

Coldplay is getting an NBC special.

Fresh off Chris Martin's well-received three-episode stint on The Voice, the British foursome will tout their sixth studio album, Ghost Stories, in a one-hour broadcast slated to air Sunday, May 18, at 7 p.m. ET/PT, one day before the album officially drops.

Coldplay: Ghost Stories will feature new songs from the band's latest album, including current single "Magic." Other tracks included in the setlist: "Viva La Vida," "Paradise" and "Clocks."

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TV Ratings: 'Supernatural' Grows, Dipping 'Voice' Leads Night

TV Ratings: 'Supernatural' Grows, Dipping 'Voice' Leads Night

The Voice, still dominant, logged another low on NBC Tuesday night. The hourlong episode averaged a 2.7 rating among adults 18-49 -- off three-tenths of a point from last week's episode. About a Boy (1.9 adults) improved a tenth of a point, while Growing Up Fisher (1.5 adults) held even. NBC took a 1.8 rating among adults 18-49 for the night, winning Tuesday, and placed second in total viewers with 7.3 million.

CBS managed second-place demo status and the night's biggest viewership (9.4 million) despite airing all repeats.

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