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BBC America’s Supernatural Saturday is a Hit!

Supernatural Saturday is a hit for BBC America. Between The Doctor’s teaming up with the Woman Twice Dead MKIII, the clone sisters of Orphan Black and the geektastic talk show The Nerdist, the network claimed the top three social media trending shows of the night.

Check out the teaser for next week’s Orphan Black, then follow the jump to get the numbers for Supernatural Saturday’s debut.

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Starz Premieres Da Vinci’s Demons Following Spartacus Series Finale!

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Starz Entertainment’s new eight-episode action-adventure series Da Vinci’s Demons is set to premiere on Friday April 12th at 10/9C, following the series finale of Spartacus: War of the Damned. Succeeding episodes will be run in the 9/8C slot.

The series, which follows the exploits of the young Leonardo Da Vinci comes from David S. Goyer (Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Trilogy) and – and trust me, I’ve seen the first three episodes – may be considerably less violent than Spartacus but is even more fun. For the official series description, check out the equally official press release following the jump.

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Doctor Who: 50th Anniversary Special Cast Revealed!

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BBC America revealed this morning that the Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler are about to be reunited! David Tennant and Billie Piper will appear in the show’s 50th Anniversary Special alongside the remarkable John Hurt and our stalwart current Doctor, Matt Smith and mysterious companion Clara Oswin, played by Jenna Louise-Coleman.

Does this mean that Doctor Ten and Rose Tyler will be return from some point after they were left in separate parallel worlds following season four finale Parting of the Ways – or will they be drawn from the middle of one of their many prior adventures? And who will John Hurt play? Has The Master found yet another way to cheat death? (After all, you don’t get someone of Hurt’s stature for just any old role…)

While we’re letting our minds run wild with speculation, check out the official press release following the jump.

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Genre Crossing Orphan Black Thrilling and Thoughtful!

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BBC America’s second original scripted series, Orphan Black (Saturdays, 9/8C) combines elements of several genres to create a darkly delightful, twistedly thrilling experience. It follows Sarah Manning, a punky single mother who witnesses a woman who looks exactly like her commit suicide. When she decides to take over the dead woman’s life, she discovers it’s far more complicated than her own.

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Hell is Hiring: Adult Swim Unleashes Unique Workplace Comedy–Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell!

Gary is just a working stiff trying to climb the corporate except for a few tiny details – his workplace is Hell; his job is acquiring souls, and his boss-from-hell is literally Satan! That’s the premise of Adult Swim’s unique live-action workplace comedy, Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell.

Check out the preview above, then follow the jump to the official press release for further details. Your Pretty Face is going to Hell premieres on Adult Swim on Thursday, April 18th at Midnight (11C).

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Doctor Who, Louie and Girls Among Peabody Award Winners!

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The winners of the 72nd Annual George Foster Peabody Awards, given out for excellence in electronic media, have been announced – and the innovative series Doctor Who, Louis and Girls are among the most prominent names in the winners’ circle.

A complete list of winners – and the excellent reasons they have received their Peabodys – follow the jump.

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