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EPIX Joins Original Content Providers With Two Original Scripted Series!

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EPIX is the latest network to add original scripted shows to its schedule.The network is partnering with Lionsgate on Graves – a half-hour comedy that will star Nick Nolte as a former President of the United States – and Paramount Television on Berlin Station – a 10-episode espionage drama.

Both shows are being prepped for fall of 2016. Further details follow the jump.

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Bruce Greenwood Joins American Crime Cast!

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Bruce Greenwood has played a lot of interesting characters over the course of his career, including JFK, the rebooted Star Trek’s Admiral Christopher Pike and the guy who got Joan to try cocaine on Mad Men.

Now he’s joined the cast of American Crime Story: The People V. O.J. Simpson as Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti, the man who prosecuted O.J. Simpson.

The FX series is currently in production. For more, follow the jump.

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Mid-July Start For The Strain Season Two!

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Season Two of FX’s unique vampire saga The Strain is set for Sunday, July 12th (10/9C).

New York City is being transformed and no one is coming to its rescue. So it falls to the CDC’s Dr. Ephraim Goodweather and Dr. Nora Martinez to find a bioweapon to kill the infestation, while holocaust survivor Abraham Setrakian searches for an ancient book that just might contain a way to destroy it.

Further details follow the jump.

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Vengeful Trailer: ZOO!

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There are millions of times more animals on the planet than human beings. What might happen if they finally got tired of the way we mismanage the place – and the crap way we treat them?

James Patterson’s ZOO is coming to CBS Tuesday, June 30th (9/8C). Check out the new trailer after the jump.

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TCM and Canvas Network Offer Free Noir Film Course!

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Love film noir? Want to know more about it?

Turner Classics Movies and Canvas Network will be offering a free online film noir course beginning on June 1.

The course will run concurrently with TCM’s Summer of Darkness Programming throughout July and August and will offer: educational lecture videos; access to TCM’s online archives, including movie descriptions, original photos, movie trailers and original essays on film noir; OTTO (Open Text Tool for Online video) annotation software, and an online video chat with Summer of Darkness primetime host, Eddie Muller.

For further details, follow the jump.

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New ABC Family Shows Available For Sampling!

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STITCHERS – Emma Ishta stars as Kirsten on ABC Family’s “Stitchers.” (ABC FAMILY/ Adam Rose)

ABC Family’s new summer shows – the procedural drama “Stitchers,” the unscripted reality drama “Becoming Us,” the comedy “Kevin From Work” and the reality series “Job or No Job,” “Monica the Medium,” “Startup U” and “Next Step Realty: NYC – will be made available for sampling across social, digital and physical platforms.

If you’re curious about what that means, follow the jump for further details.

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SundanceTV Brings Rectify Back In July!

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L to R, Aden Young, Luke Kirby, Sharon Morris and Michael O’Neill – in the SundanceTV original series “Rectify” – Photo Credit: Curtis Bonds Baker

Peabody Award-winning SundanceTV series Rectify will rerun for its third season on Thursday, July 9th (10/9C).

The series, which follows the life of Daniel Holden – who has returned home after spending 19 years on Death Row – is one of the most critically acclaimed shows on TV.

The network plans to marathon the first two seasons prior to the third season premiere. Details follow the jump.

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Anna Kendrick & James Cordon: Late Late Show Riff-Off (Pitch Perfect Style)!

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With Pitch Perfect 2 currently kicking some action movie’s tuchus at the box office this weekend, Anna Kendrick felt the need to challenge James Corden’s claim to be ‘the best a capella singer in town.’

Aided by The Filharmonics, the two went at it in the first ever Late Late Show Riff Off (Pitch Perfect Style). Check it our after the jump.

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Shadowhunters Has Its Magnus and Valentine!

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Harry Shum Jr. – best known as Mike change/Joe Hart on glee – has been cast in the pivotal role of Magnus Bane on ABC Family’s Shadowhunters.

Alan Van Sprang (Reign, The Tudors) has nabbed the recurring role of Valentine.

Details follow the jump.

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