All Wet Clip; Preview Photos: Doctor Who: Thin Ice!

Doctor Who: Season 10 – Episode 3: Thin Ice – The Doctor (PETER CAPALDI), Bill (PEARL MACKIE) – Photo Credit: Jon Hall/Stuart Crouch/Courtesy of BBC AMERICA

The Twelfth Doctor returns to 19th century England, bringing a startled Bill (‘it’s blacker than I thought’) with him.

This time there’s something under the iced over Thames – and it’s taking people – right through the ice!

Doctor Who airs on BBC America every Saturday (9/8C), followed by its darker YA spin-off, Class.

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Ellen’s Comin Out Episodes Now Streaming!

Ellen – Photo courtesy of ABC

It’s been twenty years since Ellen Degeneres’ sitcom Ellen gobsmacked the North American continent with The Puppy Episode (Parts I & II) – the episodes in which Ellen – the character and the actor – came out in primetime.

Ellen: The Puppy Episode: Parts I & II (and all the episodes of the series) are now available to stream, for free, in the Throwbacks section of the ABC app.

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Tour The Town Teaser: Twin Peaks!

TWIN PEAKS – (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)

The new teaser for Showtime’s Twin Peaks is a series of shots of places both familiar and not around the town of Twin Peaks – plus two quick shots involved a red Curtain and a man striding through a rain puddle.

Very mysterious; very moody; very Twin Peaks.

Twin Peaks returns on Sunday, May 21st (9/8C).

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Gunfight Sparked Legendary Duo Haul & Oates!

CBS Sunday Morning – Hall & Oates – Photo courtesy of CBS.

On CBS Sunday Morning, legendary rock/pop duo Hall & Oates talk to Serena Altschul about their long and prolific career – highlights being that they’ve never been more popular than they are right now, and that they met because of a gunfight in Philadelphia!

CBS Sunday Morning’s interview with Hall & Oates airs Sunday, April 30th (9am/8C).

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Guardians of the Galaxy’s Baby Groot Spawns Cute Commercials!

Baby Groot, from Marvel’s Gauardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, is killing it in all venues in the run up to the film’s release on May 5th.

In his latest series of coups, Baby Groot is the driver behind (and in) three almost insidiously cute commercials – for Ford, Geico and GoGURT.

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Disney/ABC Television Group Supports National Foster Care Awareness Initiatives!

Disney/ABC Television Group, in partnership with FosterMore, is working to bring awareness around and support the work of foster families, social workers, community organizations and others that are working to improve the lives of young people in foster care across the country during National Foster Care Month this May.

The company will focus on three tent-pole events, beginning with #HackFosterCareLosAngeles, dedicated to solving five key challenges with the foster care system; Foster Mother’s Day, an event celebrating foster families with a fun-filled day of food, games and family activities; and the premiere of the FosterMore public service announcement, which will feature real kids and adults who have been a part of the foster care system.

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Star Trek: Discovery Adds Five More To Cast!

Star Trek: Discovery – (L-R) Shazad Latif, Rekha Sharma, Kenneth Mitchell, Clare McConnell and Damon Runyan – Photo courtesy of CBS All Access

Shazad Latif (Penny Dreadful’s Dr. Henry Jekyll), Rekha Sharma (Battlestar Galactica, The 100), Kenneth Mitchell (Jericho’s Eric Green), Clare McConnell and Damon Runyon (DeGrassi: The Next Generation, Gangland Undercover) have signed on to boldly go in CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Discovery.

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The Circle: The Creepiness of 100% Transparency!

Emma Watson stars in STX Entertainment’s THE CIRCLE. Photo Credit: Courtesy of STX Entertainment

The Circle is a film that takes the idea of connectedness (email, social media, phone, etc.) to its logical and genuinely creepy extension.

Mae is temping as a customer service representative for an unnamed – company and hating it – when a friend gets her an interview at the ultimate social media company, The Circle.

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What to Watch This Weekend: Underworld Blood Wars

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Underworld: Blood Warsthe latest in the action-horror series that continues the adventures of Selene (Kate Beckinsale), a vampire-born huntress who finds herself in the crossroads of a never-ending war between her kind and werewolves.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

The Secret to Great Tenderloins Trailer: Okja!

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A memo from the desk of The Mirando Corporation’s new CEO is one of those carefully scripted not-quite-advertisements that introduce a company’s culture in a blue skies way.

This unique video introduces an aspect of Boon Joon Ho’s (Snowpiercer) new film Okja – premiering on Netflix on June 28th.

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