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Tune In Alert: The Blacklist/The Blacklist: Redemption Two-Hour Event Is Tonight!

THE BLACKLIST — “The Apothecary #59” Episode 415 — Pictured: James Spader as Raymond “Red” Reddington — (Photo by: Will Hart/NBC)

There’s a new crime fighting team in town tonight!

Tonight’s episode of NBC’s The Blacklist – The Apothecary #59 – leads into the premiere of The Blacklist: Redemption – Leland Bray.

Where The Blacklist follows an FBI team acting on intel from world-class criminal Raymond Reddington, The Blacklist: Redemption follows a team of former criminals seeking redemption by tackling cases in which even governments might be unwilling to meddle.

The evening’s fun begins with The Blacklist at 9/8C and continues with The Blacklist: Redemption at 10/9C. Sneak peek videos follow…

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American Gods: The War Begins In April!

Courtesy of Starz Entertainment, LLC

Starz has announced the premiere date for its epic original series adapted from Neil Gaiman’s much loved novel, American Gods.

American Gods – which follows bodyguard Shadow Moon (Ricky Whittle) and his employer, Mr. Wednesday (Ian McShane) – posits a coming war between the Old Gods and the New.

The series will have its World Premiere at SXSW before debuting on Starz on Sunday, April 30 (9/8C).

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Planet Earth II Opens Big for BBC America!

PLANET EARTH II – Photo courtesy of BBC America

BBC America’s Planet Earth II premiered to the best rations of any nature show in the past five years in the key demo of 25-54.

In Live + 3 ratings across BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV, the Planet Earth II premiere on February 18th delivered 2.7 million viewers.

Planet Earth II airs Saturdays (9/8C).

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Eden Brolin Elevated to Series Regular for Season Two of Beyond!

BEYOND –  EDEN BROLIN (Freeform/ Ed Araquel) 

Eden Brolin, who plays the mysterious Charlie Singer, has been promoted to regular status for season two of Freeform’s hit series Beyond.

Charlie, like the series’ main character, Holden Matthews, came out of a coma with strange new abilities.

Beyond currently airs on Freeform on Mondays (9/8C) and is also available to binge watch on multiple digital platforms.

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Turner Partners with American Black Film Festival to Launch New Writing Contest!

Global media company Turner is partnering with the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) on a new writing contest designed to discover fresh writing talent from racially diverse backgrounds.

Through the ABFF & Turner Writing Contest, writers with no professional television experience are invited to submit pilot scripts for comedy or drama series. One winner chosen from each genre will win a trip to Miami for the 2017 American Black Film Festival, which takes place June 14-18, along with a cash prize and the opportunity to meet with the original programming development teams for Turner’s TBS & TNT.

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Lee Daniels’ Star Scores Second Season!

STAR: L-R: Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny and Brittany O’Grady in STAR ©2016 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: FOX

Star (FOX, Wednesdays, 10/9C) – Lee Daniels’ tale of three young women who form a girl group to find musical stardom in Atlanta – has been renewed by FOX.

Three episodes remain until the first season finale, Wednesday, March 15th.

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Hulu Acquires Streaming Rights To Starz Hit Series Black Sails!

Black Sails — Luke Arnold, Toby Stephens — Photo courtesy of Starz Entertainment

Hulu has announced the acquisition of streaming rights to Starz’s hit pirate drama, Black Sails, in a deal made toady with Lionsgate.

The deal includes the show’s three previous series and the fourth and final season when it becomes available.

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FX’s Fargo To Premiere 3rd Season in April!

Season three of Fargo stars Ewan McGregor  as brothers Emmit and Ray Stussy – one the ‘Parking Lot King of Minnesota,’ the other a parole officer living in his brother’s shadow.

Fargo: Season Three also stars Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and David Thewlis.

The FX series – now shooting in Calgary, Alberta, Canada – will premiere on Wednesday, April 19th.

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Stalking: 48 Hours Investigates!

Stalking is not something that only happens to celebrities – though it may have taken the murder of singer Christina Grimmie to call attention to how serious it can be.

NCIS star Pauley Perrette has been stalked for more than a decade but police have been less than helpful, ‘I was told by a police officer once that I should have stayed and let my stalker break my arms so then they would have something to prosecute,’ Perrette tells 48 Hours’ Erin Moriarty.

That’s why she has been working to change stalking laws that she says are ‘are outdated or ineffective,’ in Stalked, a two-hour 48 Hours special to be broadcast Saturday, Feb. 25 (9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on CBS.

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Riggs and Murtaugh Rock On! Lethal Weapon Renewed!

LETHAL WEAPON: Pictured L-R: Johnathan Fernandez, Clayne Crawford and Damon Wayans  CR: Richard Foreman/FOX

One of the most delightful surprises of the 2016-17 season has been the development of the TV adaptation of Lethal Weapon. Clayne Crawford’s Riggs and Damon Wayans’ Murtaugh have captured the spirit of their big screen counterparts and the show’s writing has given them a solid platform to work from.

That’s paid off in solid ratings and a second season for the rookie cop show – as FOX announced its renewal today.

Plus, there’s a new episode tonight (blurb follows…).

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Meet the Man with the Iron Fist!

Marvel’s Iron Fist — Finn Jones as Danny Rand — Photo courtesy of Netflix

Most non-comics fans have no idea who Danny Rand/Iron Fist, but Netflix has taken a few moments to introduce everyone to the character in a new video, quaintly entitled, I Am Danny Rand. It’s a pretty good overview.

Marvel’s Iron Fist premieres on March 17th.

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