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Orphan Black: We’re Heading for a Showdown!

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Orphan Black Seaon 4: The Mitigation of Competition – Sarah (TATIANA MASLANY) and Art (KEVIN HANCHARD)

The Mitigation of Competition brings Orphan Black (BBC America, Thursdays, 10/9C) to it penultimate episode and sets the for one heckuva season finale.

Can Rachel and Sarah work together? Can Cosima and Susan Duncan find a cure for the Leda clones? Is Evie Cho the most villainous foe the sestras have encountered?

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2016 Tony Performances Include Hamilton, School of Rock!

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One of the best reasons to watch the Tony Awards® – even if you haven’t been able to take in any shows – is that the show includes performance set pieces from the nominated musicals.

This year, some of those performances will be by the casts of Hamilton, School of Rock and The Color Purple. For a complete list of performance, follow the jump.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards® will hosted by James Corden and broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre on Sunday, June 12th (8/7C) by CBS.

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Nicky Whelan, Maurice, Compte Join From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series!

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El Rey has announced the additions of Nicky Whelan and Maurice Compte to cast of its hit Dusk Til Dawn: The Series for season three.

Whelan will be familiar to El Rey fans for her work in the brilliant but canceled Matador, as well as House of Lies and The Wedding Ringer.

Compte has been featured on Breaking Bad and Narcos.

Also announnced today: the complete list of directors for the season – and the episodes they’re directing. For details, follow the jump.

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HairsprayLive!: Meet Tracy Turnblad!

HAIRSPRAY LIVE! -- Season 2016 -- Pictured: Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad -- (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC)
HAIRSPRAY LIVE! — Season 2016 — Pictured: Maddie Baillio as Tracy Turnblad — (Photo by Virginia Sherwood/NBC)

Maddie Baillio is NBC’s Tracy Turnblad in the network’s upcoming musical, Hairspray Live!. Baillio was introduced to North America by Harvey Fierstein this morning on NBC’s Today.

Hairspray Live! also stars Fierstein, Jennifer Hudson, Martin Short and Derek Hough. It will air on Wednesday, December 7th (8/7C). For more, follow the jump.

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Mobile Trailer: Jerry Picks Up John Oliver, Judd Apatow and Margaret Cho for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee!

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The eighth season Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has a guest list promises ridicularity of the highest order with a guest list that includes, among others: Margaret Cho, John Oliver, Judd Apatow and Jim Gaffigan.

For a hint of what’s happening in comedy traffic, check out the new trailer after the break. Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee premieres on Crackle on Thursday, June 16th.

JERRY SEINFELD RIDES INTO SUMMER WITH NEW SEASON OF HIS ORIGINAL SERIES, ‘COMEDIANS IN CARS GETTING COFFEE’ SET TO PREMIERE ON THURSDAY, JUNE 16 ON CRACKLE 

SEASON EIGHT GUESTS INCLUDE: MARGARET CHO, LORNE MICHAELS, JIM GAFFIGAN, JOHN OLIVER, JB SMOOVE AND JUDD APATOW 

CULVER CITY, Calif. (June 6, 2016) – Crackle, Sony’s free streaming network, today released the new season trailer for season eight of Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.” Premiering Thursday, June 16, the new season features six original episodes that will stream weekly beginning Thursday, June 16.

Guests set to appear this season of the Emmy® nominated series include (not in air-order): comedienne Margaret Cho, SNL creator Lorne Michaels, stand-up comic Jim Gaffigan, “Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver, actor JB Smoove and writer/producer of some of the biggest hit films, Judd Apatow.

Sponsored by Acura, the series is executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and Embassy Row. Seasons one through seven are currently streaming on Crackle.

“Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is Crackle’s flagship original, unscripted series and anchors the streaming network’s evolving slate of original premium content, which includes its first original scripted one-hour drama “The Art of More” with Dennis Quaid, Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes and Christian Cooke; the upcoming new scripted drama, “StartUp,” starring Martin Freeman, Adam Brody, Edi Gathegi and Otmara Marrero; the stop-motion animated comedy series “SuperMansion,” with Bryan Cranston, Seth Green, Keegan Michael-Key and Jillian Bell and Crackle’s weekly live game show series “Sports Jeopardy!” with Emmy® award-winning sportscaster Dan Patrick. Crackle original movies include JOE DIRT 2: BEAUTIFUL LOSER, the first ever digital sequel to a major motion picture, starring David Spade, and DEAD RISING: ENDGAME starring Jesse Metcalfe, Keegan Connor Tracy, Dennis Haysbert, Marie Avgeropoulos, Billy Zane and Jessica Harmon.

Outlander Packs a 90-Minute Wallop To End Season 2!

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The second season finale of Starz’s hit series Outlander takes the name of Diana Gabaldon’s second novel in the series for its title – and Dragonfly in Amber will be a ninety-minute episode that introduces two new, much anticipated characters to the saga of the time traveling Claire Randall Fraser: Brianna (Sophie Skelton) and Roger Wakefield (Richard Rankin).

Outlander’s season two finale is scheduled for Saturday, July 9th (9/8C). For further details, follow the jump.

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David Carr’s Searing Memoir The Night of the Gun Being Developed for AMC!

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Journalist David Carr’s memoir, The Night of the Gun is being developed for television – as a miniseries – by AMC and Sony Pictures Television.

The memoir details Carr’s life as an addict – as uncompromisingly detailed as any story he ever wrote for a newspaper.

Better Call Saul’s Bob Odenkirk is slated to play Carr. The Shield’s Shawn Ryan will write. For more, follow the jump.

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ABC Kicks Off Fourth Annual Digital Talent Competition!

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ABC Discovers: Digital Talent Search is a nationwide talent hunt that provides comedy and drama scenes for would be actors to perform on video and submit to the network.

To get a handle on what’s wanted, competitors can stream two videos: on actors (featuring The Goldbergs’ Wendi McLendon-Covey, Fresh of the boats’ Randall Park and Dr. Ken’s Ken Jeong), and the process of working with them (featuring black-ish’s executive producer Kenya Barris, Fresh of the Boat’s Nahnatchka Khan, and Secrets and Lies’ Barbie Kligman).

The winning entry will receive a $25,000 talent deal with ABC. Follow the jump for details.

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