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Watch the Debut Episode of 'The Leftovers' (Video)

HBO has announced that the first episode of the highly anticipated new drama series The Leftovers , which debuted last night on HBO, is now available for viewing on Yahoo Screen starting today through Sunday, July 6. The episode is also now available on multiple U.S. distributor online portals and Free on Demand platforms during the sampling period.

NYC Pride! Watch the 'People You Know' Pilot Episode

New York City is celebrating LGBT Pride month with its annual parade on Sunday and a host of events around the city. NYC-based indie drama People you Know , an "edgy and provocative series that takes the lives of high powered urbanites on a nonstop roller coaster ride," premiered today as well with a gay wedding and a whole lot of drama. " People You Know brings the drama," star Blaine Pennington told Serial Scoop , "and the sex! It's an LGBT soapy series set in NYC and centered around a group of friends traversing the waters of adulthood and being pushed to their limits." Watch People You Know below:

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Bryan James on 'Youthful Daze', Tommy and Drew's love story, and his love for 'All My Children'

Youthful Daze creator and star Bryan James. Bryan James is the creator and star of popular teen soap Youthful Daze . He recently spoke with Serial Scoop about why he decided to tell the Drew and Tommy (Ethan Daniel Corbett) love story, the joy he feels playing Drew Castle, and how Oliver (Easton Schirra) may factor into Drew's romantic future. He also reveals that his storytelling has been inspired by Beverly Hills, 90210 and All My Children . Read Part 1 of our exclusive interview below:

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Spoilers: Preview for Monday, June 30, 2014

What happens to Liam at the beach house? Don't miss Monday's episode of The Bold and the Beautiful . On the Monday, June 30, 2014 episode of CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful , Oliver (Zack Conroy) goes on a medieval adventure with Aly (Ashlyn Pearce). At the beach house, Liam (Scott Clifton) has a terrifying encounter. Deacon (Sean Kanan) stops by Quinn's (Rena Sofer) welding warehouse again. Meanwhile, Maya (Karla Mosley) gets in hot water with Caroline (Linsey Godfrey), this time for secretly recording Oliver in addition to her coming on to Rick (Jacob Young) in the steam room earlier. "You are so far off message, you're anti message," Caroline barks at Maya. "Hope for the Future encourages girls to have values and principles, not to hit on married men in a public place." Watch a sneak peek video below:

Hallmark Movie 'When Sparks Fly' Premieres Tonight, Stars Meghan Markle, Christopher Jacot, Kristina Pesic

Christopher Jacot and Meghan Markle star in Hallmark Original Movie When Sparks Fly. Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: David Owen Strongman A big city journalist is sent back to her small hometown to write a Fourth of July story and discovers the life and love she left behind are exactly what she's been missing in When Sparks Fly , a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere Saturday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Meghan Markle ( Suits ), Christopher Jacot ( Nikita ) and Kristina Pesic ( Scott Pilgrim vs. the World ) star with Lochlyn Munro ( White Chicks ), Jacqueline Samuda ( The L Word ) and Keith MacKechnie ( Frost/Nixon ) in this heartwarming Fourth of July holiday dramedy. Young journalist Amy Peterson (Markle) is not as happy with her big city life as she'd hoped, and it's starting to show in her work. She's also not thrilled with her current boyfriend, Phil (Munro), a GQ-handsome businessman who doesn't quite c

Lifetime Movie 'Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs' Premieres Tonight, Stars Tony Goldwyn, Martin Landau, Molly Parker and Joey King

Lifetime movie Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs premieres on June 28 at 8 p.m. ET. Photo Credit: Ursula Coyote Lifetime Original Movie Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs premieres on Saturday, June 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Tony Goldwyn, Martin Landau, Molly Parker and Joey King. Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs is the true story of the the fundamentalist Mormon leader who spent more than a year on the FBI's "10 Most Wanted List" for unlawful flight on charges related to his alledged arrangement of illegal marriages involving underage girls. Based on the book "When Men Become Gods" by New York Times best-selling author Stephen Singular, the movie chronicles Jeffs' rise to power after the death of his father, Rulon Jeffs. Within days of his father's passing, Warren married all of his father's wives and his dictatorial control over his polygamist followers ensued. He demanded women in the sect be completely subservient to men, banned laughing, an

'Days of our Lives' Spoilers: The Wedding of EJ DiMera and Sami Brady

It's time for the wedding of EJ DiMera and Sami Brady on Days of our Lives . Next week (June 30-July 4, 2014) on NBC daytime soap opera Days of our Lives , the wedding of Sami (Alison Sweeney) and EJ (James Scott) begins (Tuesday, July 1), and then chaos erupts (Wednesday, July 2). Will they actually say, "I do"? And is the honeymoon over before it begins? "There's a big storm coming," Sami says. Later, Marlena (Deidre Hall) and Roman (Josh Taylor) rush to help Sami after EJ ends up in jail for tax evasion, while EJ blames Stefano (Joseph Mascolo) for his troubles. Watch a sneak peek video below:

'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers: Has Dylan Made The Ultimate Sacrifice?

Will Dylan McAvoy die when complications following liver transplant surgery arise? Next week (June 30-July 4, 2014) on CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless , Dylan (Steve Burton) takes a turn for the worse following the liver transplant surgery that saved Paul's (Doug Davidson) life. After learning Dylan is his son Paul begs to see him, while Avery (Jessica Collins) pleads with Dylan not to die. "Please don't leave me," Avery cries. Watch a sneak peek video below:

Meshach Taylor Dead at 67

The family of Designing Women star Meshach Taylor has asked for prayers. Actor Meshach Taylor, best known for his Emmy-nominated portrayal of Anthony Bouvier on the CBS comedy Designing Women , died on Saturday after a battle with cancer, his agent Dede Binder confirmed. He was 67. Taylor had fought a terminal illness and faded markedly in recent days. His wife, children, grandchildren and mother surrounded him as he passed away, Binder said. “It is with love and gratitude that we sorrowfully announce that our darling, amazingly brilliant and dynamic, Meshach, the incredible father, husband, son and friend has begun his grand transition,” the family said in a statement. Taylor was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of a college professor and a sociology professor.

'General Hospital' Spoilers: Will Franco Reveal to Michael that Sonny Killed A.J.?

Will General Hospital's Franco tell Michael that Sonny murdered A.J.? Next week (June 30-July 4, 2014) on ABC soap opera General Hospital , Carly (Laura Wright) assures Sonny (Maurice Benard) that Franco (Roger Howarth) will not tell anyone it was Sonny who killed A.J. Meanwhile, Franco plans to tell Michael (Chad Duell) and shows up at ELQ to do just that. "There's something you need to know," Franco tells Michael, "although fair warning, I don't think you're going to like it." Watch a sneak peek video from the Monday, June 30 episode below:

'General Hospital' Spoilers: Will Lulu Be Able To Carry An Embryo?

General Hospital's Dante and Lulu find out if her surgery was a success. Next week (June 30-July 4, 2014) on ABC soap opera General Hospital , Lulu (Emme Rylan) and Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) find out if her surgery was a success, and whether she will be able to carry their child. "All that matters is you and Rocco are okay," Dante tells his worried wife after the operation. "Everything else is icing on the cake." Watch a sneak peek video from Tuesday, July 1 below:

Jen Lilley, Brittany Underwood Join the Cast of Teen Soap 'Youthful Daze'

Jen Lilley and Brittany Underwood are joining the cast of Youthful Daze . Hit teen soap Youthful Daze is currently airing its exciting second season, and the show looks to be even better later this summer. Youthful Daze announced two new cast additions on Friday that will join the series in Season Three.  Jen Lilley and Brittany Underwood will be coming to Westfield Prep. Lilley is joining the show in the series regular role of Natalie Cardin, Oliver's (Easton Schirra) sister who cut all ties with her family and left town a few years ago. Natalie's return is going to be a game changer that will alter the show forever. Lilley currently stars Theresa Donovan on NBC daytime drama Days of our Lives , and previously played Maxie Jones on General Hospital . Underwood will also be a series regular in the role of Sheila Edmundson, a rebel without a cause that Becca (Sarah Hester) meets in rehab. Underwood is best known for her roles as Langston Wilde on One Life to Live

Gina Tognoni First Airdate on 'The Young and the Restless' Revealed

Emmy-winning actress Gina Tognoni will make her first appearance on The Young and the Restless as the new Phyllis on Monday, August 11. Phyllis has been in a coma since last summer so it will be interesting to see how she adjusts to life back in Genoa City, especially since Jack (Peter Bergman) has started moving on with Kelly (Cady McClain). And what will this mean for Sharon (Sharon Case)? Tognoni is best known for two playing two soap opera roles--Dinah Marler on Guiding Light and Kelly Cramer in One Life to Live . Phyllis was previously played by Emmy winner Michelle Stafford, who has found new life at General Hospital where she plays Nina Clay. .

HBO Releases Clip From 'The Leftovers' Premiere

HBO has released a clip from the first episode of its new drama The Leftovers , which premieres Sunday, June 29 . Watch the sneak peek video below:

WWE Network Now Available on Amazon Fire TV

WWE® announced that WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 streaming network, is now available on Amazon Fire TV. Available for only $9.99 a month – with a six month commitment – fans can subscribe to WWE Network at WWE.com , download the WWE Network app from the Amazon Appstore, sign in to their WWE Network account and instantly have access to live and scheduled WWE programming, all 12 live WWE pay-per-view events and the most comprehensive video-on-demand library comprised of more than 2,000 hours of content including all WWE, WCW and ECW pay-per-views. In addition to Amazon Fire TV, WWE Network is available on connected devices including Apple TV, Roku streaming devices, Sony PlayStation® 3, Sony PlayStation® 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360. WWE Network is also available through the WWE App on iOS devices, including Apple iPad and iPhone, Amazon’s Kindle Fire devices and Android devices, as well as on desktops and laptops via WWE.com .

Chill Insurance to Sponsor Irish Soap Opera 'Fair City' on RTÉ One

RTÉ and Chill Insurance today announced a sponsorship deal with Fair City . The new deal, which has a term of eight months, will commence on July 1st as the newly created stings, developed by RTÉ Ad Lab, hit television screens. Fair City is the number one soap opera on Irish television and attracts an average viewership of over 501,000 per episode. As a drama Fair City addresses the situations and challenges which naturally occur in everyday life, making it the hugely popular with viewers across Ireland and the most popular and longest running soap in the country. Jane Gogan, Head of Television Drama, RTÉ; “This is a great vote of confidence for Fair City and the continuous hard work that goes into producing Ireland’s number one soap opera. We are delighted to have Chill Insurance on board and look forward to introducing them to our RTÉ One viewers over the coming months.”

Showtime Releases 'Masters of Sex' Season Two Trailer

In advance of the second season premiere of Masters of Sex on Sunday, July 13th at 10 p.m. ET/PT, Showtime has released the full-length trailer for the critically-acclaimed hit series. Masters of Sex stars Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan and chronicles the unusual lives, romance and pop culture trajectory of real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson. Watch the Season Two trailer below:

'Doctor Who' Returns to BBC America August 23

BBC America has announced the premiere date for the eighth season of Doctor Who . The feature-length episode, entitled "Deep Breath," will air Saturday, August 23 at 8 p.m. ET. The episode ushers in an exciting new era for the show as Peter Capaldi ( The Musketeers , The Thick of It ) steps into the role of the Doctor. Fans first got a glimpse of Capaldi's Doctor in November's 50th Anniversary Special, and again in the final minutes of last year's Christmas Special, but the upcoming season premiere marks the first full episode for the Twelfth Doctor. Capaldi will be joined by Jenna Coleman ( Death Comes to Pemberley ), who returns as companion Clara Oswald, and Samuel Anderson ( History Boys , Gavin & Stacey ) who joins the cast as Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill School where Clara also works. Previously announced guest stars include Ben Miller ( Primeval , Death in Paradise ), Keeley Hawes ( Line of Duty , Upstairs, Downstairs ), and Tom Riley ( Da Vinci

Alyvia Alyn Lind Returns to Play Faith Newman on 'The Young and the Restless'

Joshua Morrow and Alyvia Alyn Lind Alyvia "Aly" Alyn Lind returned to The Young and the Restless as Faith Newman, Nick and Sharon's daughter, on Thursday, June 26. Lind played Faith before McKenna Grace stepped in last summer. Grace was cast in a movie called Russellmania , with a Vancouver shoot scheduled. She last aired as Faith on May 29. Aly is the youngest of the three Lind sisters (Natalie and Emily are also actresses). She has played a young Emily Thorne in Revenge , and can be seen in Blended , starring Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, which opened the week.

Darin Brooks & Kelly Kruger Engaged

Darin Brooks (Wyatt, The Bold and the Beautiful ) revealed on social media that he and longtime girlfriend Kelly Kruger (ex-Mac, The Young and the Restless ) got engaged on their recent trip with the show to Paris. "Well, I asked her..." he captioned a shot underneath the Eiffel Tower. Congratulations!

Casey Kasprzyk Promoted to 'The Bold and the Beautiful' Supervising Producer

Casey Kasprzyk has been promoted to Supervising Producer at The Bold and the Beautiful . Kasprzyk now joins ranks of fellow execs Edward J. Scott and Rhonda Friedman. A native of Southern California, Kasprzyk knew from an early age that he would work in the television industry. Having a life-long love of game shows and dramas in both primetime and daytime, Kasprzyk graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Film and Television Production and from Loyola Marymount University with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Television Production. For his master’s thesis he wrote, produced, and directed a documentary entitled, “Come on Down” a travelogue from fans of The Price is Right across the United States of America. Kasprzyk began his B&B career as an intern in 2001. During his final year of graduate school, Kasprzyk was hired full time. He was quickly promoted from production office staff to production assistant in the control booth. His commitment to,

'Finding Carter' Premieres July 8, Stars Kathryn Prescott, Cynthia Watros, Zac Pullam, Anna Jacoby-Heron, Milena Govich, Alexis Denisof

A new unconventional family drama premieres July 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV. The show centers on Carter (Kathryn Prescott), a teenage girl who thinks she has the perfect life until one night after a police bust at a high school party she is told that the woman who she believes to be her biological mother actually abducted her as a toddler. Now Carter must return to the family who thought they had lost her. As she navigates brand-new parents, a twin sister, high school and boys, Carter vows to find Lori before the police capture the only mom she’s ever known and put her behind bars. Finding Carter stars Kathryn Prescott as Carter, Cynthia Watros as Elizabeth, Zac Pullam as Grant, Anna Jacoby-Heron as Taylor, Milena Govich as Lori, and Alexis Denisof as David. Watch the Finding Carter trailer below:

New Billy on 'The Young and the Restless' Again: From Billy Miller to David Tom to Burgess Jenkins

A new Billy Abbott debuted on CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless this week. Burgess Jenkins is playing a Billy that suddenly looks older, with a very deep voice. Jenkins replaced David Tom, who replaced Billy Miller in the role earlier this year. Whether you liked David Tom in the role or not this latest recast may be even more jarring than Tom talking over from Miller a role in the middle of the Delia story fallout.

Telemundo's 'Los Miserables' Begins Filming With Stars Aracely Arambula, Erik Hayser, Aylin Mujica & Aaron Diaz

Telemundo Studios today announced the start of filming for Los Miserables , starring Aracely Arambula, Erik Hayser, Aylin Mujica and Aaron Diaz. Set in modern times, “Los Miserables” is a melodrama about the life of an innocent woman hounded by the law who must use all her cunning to fight back, hide and prove her integrity to her pursuer, who is also the man she loves. Written by Valentina Párraga ( La Patrona ) and filmed entirely in Mexico, the story is inspired by the epic drama by French novelist Victor Hugo, a leading figure in romantic literature.

Steam Room Surprise and a Spencer Sword Stabbing on 'The Bold and the Beautiful' (Mini-Recap)

Maya joined Rick in the steam room. How will he react? On Wednesday's episode of The Bold and the Beautiful (June 25, 2014), Hope (Kim Matula) noticed Maya (Karla Mosley) was a bit off during a meeting a Forrester Creations. Maya admitted to Oliver (Zack Conroy) during a photo shoot that she still wondered what it would be like to live the good life, and that she was resentful of people like Caroline Spencer getting everything they want. Meanwhile, Quinn (Rena Sofer) tried to manipulate Liam (Scott Clifton) into convincing Hope that she can work with Wyatt. Liam wasn't having it so Quinn got really mad, grabbed the Spencer family sword he was wearing around his neck, and stabbed him in the throat ("You live by the sword, you die by the sword.")

'Mystery Girls' Premieres Tonight, Stars Tori Spelling, Jennie Garth

Mystery Girls premieres tonight. Photo Credit: ABC Family Comedy series Mystery Girls premieres on Wednesday, June 25 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family. Beverly Hills, 90210 co-stars Jennie Garth and Tori Spelling play two women who were on a hit show in the '90s, went their separate ways playing detectives on TV, and are reunited to solve a real mystery. In the premiere episode, "Death Becomes Her," Nick (Miguel Pinzon) discovers an online rumor going around that Holly (Spelling) is dead, but instead of immediately correcting it, they start selling some of her unwanted belongings online to make extra money and find that someone is trying to sell a sex tape from her TV show days. The 'Mystery Girls' let the rumor flourish and throw a fake memorial service, complete with Holly in disguise, in order to track down the culprit. Watch a sneak peek video below:

The CW Network Announces Fall 2014 Premiere Dates

The CW Network will strategically roll-out its Fall 2014 launch this October with two highly anticipated new series, The Flash and Jane The Virgin , joining returning favorites. For the third year, The CW will kick off the new season with an exclusive telecast of the biggest concert of the year, the iHeartRadio Music Festival , airing over two nights, Monday, September 29 (8-10 p.m. ET) and Tuesday, September 30 (8-10 p.m. ET). Thursday, October 2, all-new seasons of bloody, sexy drama return with the season premiere of The Vampire Diaries (8-9 p.m. ET) followed by Mary, Queen of Scots continuing her Reign (9-10 p.m. ET).

NBC Soap Opera 'Another World' Ended 15 Years Ago Today

The final episode of NBC daytime drama Another World , set in the fictional town of Bay City, aired 15 years ago today (June 25, 1999). Another World , created by Irna Phillips and William J. Bell, launched on May 4, 1964. At the time of its cancellation, the show was NBC's longest-running daytime drama (now surpassed by Days of our Lives ). Another World was the first soap opera to air in an hour format daily (1975) and later in a 90-minute format (1979-1980). The show reached its highest ratings and critical success in the 1970s with Paul Rauch serving as executive producer, and Harding Lemay as head writer. Despite many producer and writer changes over the years, Another World maintained that something special--a blend of good stories, humor and class. The finale was not necessarily indicative of the show as a whole or even its final months or years, but the heart displayed by the characters was pure Another World . As the final episode opened, Cass (Stephen Schnet

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules Aereo Is Illegal

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that online television streaming service Aereo Inc. violates copyright law by retransmitting over-the-air programming without authorization, ending the biggest copyright case in years with a decision that effectively shutters the disruptive upstart. By a 6-3 vote, the high court said Aereo's streaming service represented a "public performance" of the major television networks' copyrighted works, despite a quirky system of tiny antennae and direct feeds that Aereo believed made it more of a private antennae rental service for consumers.

Meet Nina's 'General Hospital' Partner in Crime, Rosalie Martinez

General Hospital's Rosalie (Linda Elena Tovar) on the prowl. There is a new eligible young lady in Port Charles, and her name is Rosalie Martinez (played by actress Linda Elena Tovar). When Nurse Rosalie isn't busy plotting with loony Nina Clay (Michelle Stafford) Rosalie is at the local bar looking for a quick drink, and flirting with the sexy Nathan West (Ryan Paevey). Or was he flirting with her? Rosalie may need to be careful though because she is well aware of Nina's infamous list, and what happens once you're on it.

'Tyrant' Premieres Tonight on FX

Tyrant premieres tonight on FX. Discover how tyranny reigns over a family and a country when Tyrant premieres Tuesday, June 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX. From Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Executive Producer/Showunner Howard Gordon ( 24 , Homeland ), Tyrant tells the story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. In the "Pilot" episode, Barry Al-Fayeed is a California pediatrician who also happens to be the second son of a Middle Eastern dictator. Barry reluctantly agrees to return home with his American family for his nephew's wedding. Events thrust him into the complex and turbulent growing pains of a nation straining to break free from dictatorial rule. Watch a sneak peek video below:

Kassie DePaiva Continues to Shine as Eve on 'Days of our Lives'

Kassie DePaiva as Eve on Days of our Lives . Kassie DePaiva continues to give an enthralling performance as Eve on Days of our Lives. But what exactly is Eve's last name?  Is she Eve Baron? Eve Donovan? Eve Donovan Deveraux? Eve Larson?  While we try to figure that out, Eve has lit a fire in Salem, and has even made Paige (True O'Brien) and JJ (Casey Moss) more interesting as a couple. I'm worried about those poor kids. Thanks, Kassie DePaiva!

'Chasing Life' Preview: Blood Cancer Sex Carrots

Photo Credit: ABC Family Following tonight's episode of ABC Family serialized drama Pretty Little Liars , stay tuned for a steamy new Chasing Life starting at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Will April jeopardize her relationship with Dominic when she believes some office rumors? In "Blood Cancer Sex Carrots," as things begin to heat up with Dominic, April second-guesses the status of their relationship when she learns he has a reputation as the office playboy. To help take her mind off of Dominic and to start facing the reality of her symptoms, she volunteers for an assignment at work about a supposed cancer-curing miracle juice and finds a confidant and support in the juice maker, Gerald (guest star Sam Anderson). Meanwhile, Sara makes a surprise connection with one of her therapy patients and hosts an awkward dinner for her new boyfriend, Ben, to meet the family. Watch a sneak peek video below:

Indie Series Award Winner 'Bloomers' Returns For Season 3! Support the Show's IndieGoGo Campaign

Indie Series Award-winning web series Bloomers is returning for a third season after a hugely entertaining Season 2.  Star and showrunner Matt Palazzolo has crafted a third season of 13 episodes, each 22-minutes long, that are sure to surprise, shock and captivate the show's growing audience of nearly 12 million viewers and 22K subscribers. With new and exciting guest stars and story lines for its seven main characters, and a new relationship with Collective Digital Studio, the season is shaping up to be the biggest yet. "I really started the writing process for Season 3 before we wrapped Season 2, sharing some of these ideas with the production team," Palazzolo says, "and now I’m ready to make it happen."

Vanessa Marcil and James Denton Star in 'Stranded In Paradise' Premiering August 9

The Nanny Express and General Hospital star Vanessa Marcil will next appear in Stranded in Paradise . Emmy® Award winner Vanessa Marcil ( General Hospital , The Nanny Express ) and James Denton ( Desperate Housewives) star in the romantic tropical escape, shot on location in Puerto Rico, and follows the story of a driven executive whose disastrous business trip to a beautiful island turns into an unexpected new beginning. Stranded In Paradise , based on Lori Copeland’s novel of the same name, will have its World Premiere on Hallmark Channel, Saturday, August 9 (9 p.m. ET/PT). “Bringing Lori’s novel to life on screen with this opportunity to film on location in Puerto Rico was picture-perfect for this project,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming for Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel. “It’s a great story for the network and we were pleased to give it the beautiful backdrop it deserves.”

CBS Announces a Multi-Phase Rollout for Fall Premiere Dates

CBS announced today a multi-phase rollout for its new season with fall premiere dates ranging from the kick-off of NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on Sept. 11 to the launch of its top-rated Thursday entertainment lineup on Oct. 30. "The addition of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL provides the flexibility to strategically roll out our fall season in multiple waves, maximizing promotional platforms and scheduling opportunities to give our new and returning series the best possible launch," said Nina Tassler, Chairman, CBS Entertainment. THURSDAY, SEPT. 11 Thursday, Sept. 11: NFL THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL premieres on CBS with the Pittsburgh Steelers vs. the Baltimore Ravens (Pre-Game at 7:30 PM/ET; Kick-Off at 8:25 PM/ET).

'Downton Abbey' 20-Second Teaser Released for Season 5

Judging from the newly-released ITV trailer for Downton Abbey's fifth season, the latest episodes will feature (spoiler alert!) polished silverware, heavy curtains and the return of a dinging service bell. And a plot line about things "changing." Watch below:

Lifetime Movie 'Big Driver' to Premiere This Fall, Stars Maria Bello, Olympia Dukakis & Joan Jett

From best-selling author and master of suspense Stephen King, comes the Lifetime Original Movie Big Driver , starring Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello ( A History of Violence , McFarland ), Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis ( Sex & Violence , Steel Magnolias ), Grammy nominee Joan Jett and Will Harris ( Sky High ). Set to premiere this fall, Big Driver was first published as a novella within King’s critically-acclaimed collection Full Dark, No Stars, and tells the story of a young novelist hell bent on revenge after the core of her psyche is broken following a brutal crime. The film also marks Lifetime’s first collaboration with America’s foremost horror authority and begins production in Halifax, Nova Scotia, this summer.

'Dominion' Sets Syfy Record for Highest Live +3 Lift Ever for an Original Series Premiere

Syfy's new epic supernatural drama Dominion shattered channel records by posting the highest L3 vs. L+SD percentage lift ever for a Syfy original series premiere since Nielsen began recording L3 data in 2007. The series soared 75 percent among Adults 25-54 (1.6 million) and Adults 18-49 (1.4 million), while leaping 56 percent in total viewers (3.1 million) for its series premiere on Thursday, July 19. Through its premiere date, Dominion ranks #3 among YTD ad-supported cable drama series premieres among Adults 18-49 and Adults 25-54, on an L3 basis. Dominion airs Thursdays at 9PM (ET/PT), following the second season of the popular series Defiance, which airs at 8PM. Based on characters from the theatrical film Legion (2010), Dominion is set in the year 25 A.E. In this transformed post–apocalyptic future, an army of lower angels, assembled by the archangel Gabriel, has waged a war of possession against mankind. The archangel Michael, turning against his own kind, has ch

'The Leftovers' Debuts June 29 on HBO (Spoilers)

When 2% of the world's population abruptly disappears without explanation, the world struggles to come to terms with what happened. Three years later, The Leftovers is the story of the people who didn't make the cut. Created by Damon Lindelof (Emmy winner for Lost ) and acclaimed novelist Tom Perrotta (Academy Award nominee for Little Children ; Election ), the new HBO drama series The Leftovers kicks off its ten-episode season Sunday, June 29 (10:00-11:15 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Lindelof and Perrotta executive produce the series along with Peter Berg and Sarah Aubrey; Ron Yerxa and Albert Berger co-executive produce; Lindelof serves as showrunner. The series is produced for HBO by White Rabbit in association with Warner Bros. Television.

'The Young and the Restless' Stars Billy Miller and Amelia Heinle Accept Their Daytime Emmy Awards

Billy Miller won for the third time at Sunday's Daytime Emmys. Billy Miller won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Sunday for his role of Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless . Amelia Heinle won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Victoria Newman on The Young and the Restless . In the clip below, watch Heinle and Miller accept their awards, and also see for yourself an example of  the disgusting behavior Serial Scoop reported that Amelia Heinle and others had to deal with on the red carpet .

'True Blood' Season 7 Premiere Ratings Up 3% From Last Year

The season premiere of the final season of True Blood tallied a gross audience of 5.8 million viewers Sunday night across its four plays, up 3% from last season's debut night (5.6 million viewers). At 9 p.m., viewership averaged 4 million viewers with another 1 million, 498,000 and 262,000 added at 10 p.m., 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m., respectively. Last season, True Blood had an average gross audience of 10.7 million viewers.

CBS Tops All Networks with a 14 Combined Daytime Emmy Awards Wins

CBS led all networks with 14 wins at the 41st Annual Daytime Emmy® Awards broadcast and creative ceremonies this weekend. The Young and the Restless , television’s #1 daytime drama, won its eighth Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series. Dominating the broadcast categories with six wins, in addition to three creative Emmys Awards, The Young and the Restless celebrated its best awards season in the show's 41-year history. The Bold and the Beautiful claimed four creative Emmy Awards, more than any other daytime drama, and Let's Make a Deal received the show's first Emmy Award, for Outstanding Original Song, "30,000 Reasons to Love Me."

Nina Clay vs. Ava Jerome on 'General Hospital' Is Going To Be Epic!

There have been some epic battles in history--Yorktown during the American Revolution, the Norman victory at the Battle of Hastings in 1066, Stalingrad during World War II--but the one brewing on ABC daytime drama General Hospital these days could rival them all. Ava Jerome (Maura West) used to be the scariest woman in Port Charles. That was until Nina Clay (Michelle Stafford) arrived in town. This lunatic has a list, and she is checking it more than twice. Nina has plenty of people she is ready to exact revenge on, and Ava is one of them. Ava is a sociopath, but Nina is batshit crazy.

Kimberly McCullough Returning to 'General Hospital' This Summer as Robin Scorpio Drake

Four months after her latest exit from ABC soap opera General Hospital , Kimberly McCullough is set to reprise her role as Dr. Robin Scorpio Drake sometime this summer. The two-time Daytime Emmy winner teased her appearance via Twitter (see below). A day in the life of a soap actor. Say "soap-y" I dare you. #notthewholescript #onlymyscenes pic.twitter.com/dSxIpEYqD3 — Kimberly McCullough (@whitewatercrew) June 23, 2014

Emmy Award-Winning Actress Linda Dano Vents About Kathy Griffin Hosting the Daytime Emmys

Actress Linda Dano, who won an Emmy Award for her portrayal of Felicia Gallant on NBC soap opera Another World , recently spoke out on her Facebook page expressing her thoughts about Kathy Griffin hosting the Daytime Emmys on Sunday Night. Dano was not pleased with Griffin's less than classy commentary and the decision to hire her as host of the ceremony. Check out what Dano had to say, in her own words, below about Kathy Griffin and this year's Daytime Emmy Awards. I need to vent about Kathy Griffin and last night's Daytime Emmy Awards. Named the host by Malachy G. Wienges, Chairman of The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences / why I don't know. Clearly, the TV Academy wanted a buzz worthy host for their live stream-only show, and you can't get much better than filter-less Griffin. Oh, and she delivered. Her entire intro also had nothing to do with daytime TV I don't know her and she doesn't know me...after last night, I don't car

New 'Kidnapped For Christ' Trailer Released, Award-Winning Documentary Premieres on Showtime July 10

On Thursday, July 10th at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT, Showtime will premiere Kidnapped For Christ , a powerful, award-winning documentary that includes Mike C. Manning and Lance Bass as executive producers. Kidnapped for Christ chronicles the shocking truth behind Escuela Caribe, a controversial Christian behavior modification program in the Dominican Republic for "troubled" U.S. teenagers. Initially hoping to document the positive effects a boarding school like this could have on struggling youth, evangelical filmmaker Kate Logan is granted unprecedented access and allowed to live on campus for the summer. Once there, Logan’s eyes are opened to the truth beneath the sunny facade of this remote reform school—kids being taken by force in the middle of the night, rumors of physical abuse, and staff imposing arbitrary and degrading punishments on the young students—and encounters students who change her life.

Billy Miller and Eileen Davidson on 'The Talk' discussing their Daytime Emmy Wins (Video)

Although we don't know what role Billy Miller will be playing on General Hospital , we do know he won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series as Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless . Miller, and fellow Emmy winner Eileen Davidson ( Days of our Lives ) were on The Talk today discussing their wins. Do you miss Billy Miller as Billy Abbott? Do you think he will play Jason Morgan on General Hospital ? While we wait to find out, check out the clip below of the very gracious performers.

Eric Martsolf: Accepts the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Video)

Eric Martsolf accepting his Emmy! On Sunday night, Eric Martsolf won the Daytime Emmy Award as Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his role of Brady Black on Days of our Lives . He was an actor I predicted that "would" and "should" win. He was that good. In his acceptance speech, he talked about the joy of working with fellow Emmy winner Eileen Davidson, the excitement he feels playing Brady on Days , the love he has for his wife, and the resurgence of soap operas. Congratulations, Eric Martsolf! Watch his win below:

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Daniel Polo on Bullying, 'The Young and the Restless' and Enjoying His First Daytime Emmy Nomination

Emmy nominated actor Daniel Polo. Photo Credit: Adam Hendershott Photography Actor Daniel Polo, a southern California native, was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award this year in the Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series category for his fantastic performance as Jamie Vernon on CBS daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless . What started as just three episodes reoccurring, quickly turned into 22 episodes, as Jamie struggled with bullying, depression, and suicide attempts… a character pegged with secrets he was terrified to reveal. Polo doesn’t remember when he first fell in love with film and television, it might of been when he was 4 years old, going to kindergarten as a different character everyday (never just Daniel!), but after guest starring on some of the most popular television series such as Private Practice , Without a Trace , Nip/Tuck , Gilmore Girls , Bones , and NCIS , Polo landed his Emmy-nominated role on Y&R . Serial Scoop asked Polo about his Day

Eileen Davidson Accepts The Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Video)

Eileen Davidson accepting her Emmy! Eileen Davidson is an Emmy winner! The popular actress, who will be starring on The Young and the Restless and Days of Our Lives later this summer simultaneously, won at Sunday night's 41st Annual Daytime Emmys as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Kristin DiMera on Days of our Lives . She was last nominated for her role as Kristin in 1998, and now has won the coveted trophy 16 years later! Below, watch her funny and touching speech, and well-deserved win.

Julie Marie Berman and Stephanie Lemelin Among Stars at "More Than A Cone" Event (Photos)

Kaitlin Doubleday, Marc Peralta and Julie Marie Berman. Photo Credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images Emmy-winning former General Hospital actress Julie Marie Berman and The Young and the Restless' Stephanie Lemelin were among the stars on hand this weekend at Best Friends Animal Society's "More Than A Cone" benefit. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, Best Friends is a national animal welfare organization focused on ending the killing of America's shelter pets. "More Than A Cone" is a unique and informative art campaign that invites influential artists to re-imagine the "cone of shame." Designed to change the perception of the "cone" in order to raise awareness about why these collars are necessary, and to give back to animals in need. The event was Saturday, June 21 at the La Plaza de Cultura y Artes. Check out more photos below:

'Youthful Daze': Brand New Episode Available Now!

The Cast of Youthful Daze A brand new episode of Youthful Daze has been released online! Check out our Exclusive Interviews with Mike C Manning, (Colin) Ethan Daniel Corbett, (Tommy) Jessica Osgood, (Mallorie) Sarah Hester (Becca), and a brand new interview with the creator of Youthful Daze Bryan James (Drew) coming soon! Youthful Daze is available at  http://www.youthfuldaze.com/ You can watch the latest episode below: