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Billy Miller Debuts on 'General Hospital' in Wednesday's Episode

Emmy Award-winning actor Billy Miller will debut on daytime soap opera General Hospital as the new Jason Morgan on Wednesday, October 1. Jason is a patient at General Hospital but no one recognizes him due to the injuries his face suffered after being hit with a car driven by Ava Jerome (Maura West). What happens when Danny arrives at GH and sees the mystery patient? Stay tuned! Don't miss General Hospital weekdays on ABC. RELATED: * Hugo Napier Returning to 'General Hospital' as Larry Ashton

'Pretty Little Liars: We Love You To DeAth' Special to Air on October 21

Troian Bellisario, Sasha Pieterse, Lucy Hale, Ashley Benson and Shay Mitchell. Photo Credit: ABC Family/Eric McCandless The town of Rosewood is a perfect setting for things that go bump in the night, and this Halloween ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars will give its devoted fans an inside look at the show with interviews with PLL cast and crew. The fan special Pretty Little Liars: We Love You To DeAth will air on Tuesday, October 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT as part of ABC Family's "13 Nights of Halloween."

Sharon Case & Joshua Morrow Appear on 'Home & Family' (Video)

The Young and the Restless stars Joshua Morrow (Nick) and Sharon Case (Sharon) appeared on Hallmark Channel's Home & Family on Tuesday to discuss their characters' upcoming wedding. Watch the segment below:

Justin Gocke Dead at 36

Former child actor Justin Gocke died on September 8. He was 36. Justin Earle Gocke was born on January 31, 1978 in Los Angeles, California. Justin Gocke and Farrah Fawcett in The Burning Bed . He started in the entertainment business at age 6, landing the first job he auditioned for, The Burning Bed movie starring Farrah Fawcett. He continued to work until age 14, ending his acting career shortly after he started high school. His credits included the role of Brandon Capwell in NBC daytime soap opera Santa Barbara , for which he won a Daytime Emmy Award in 1989. "It was such a fun and memorable day," Gocke recalled in a 2009 interview. He was nominated again in 1991. Gocke shared his most memorable Santa Barbara scenes with Robin Mattson (Gina) and Justin Deas (Keith). "We were like family, on and off screen," Gocke said.

'Degrassi' Season 14 Premieres October 28 With New Cast Additions Amanda Acuri, Reiya Downs, Devyn Nekoda, Ehren Kassam

Breakups, breakdowns and scandals fill the halls of Degrassi Community School in season 14 of TeenNick's award-winning hit series Degrassi premiering Tuesday, October 28, at 9 p.m. (ET). In the new season, the students of Degrassi are in recovery mode after last season's super storm hit the city. Four new cast members will get a fresh start while familiar faces tackle complicated challenges at home and at school. This season addresses many issues that are relevant and relatable to today's teens including depression, social media, teen pregnancy and relationships. New episodes of Degrassi will air every Tuesday at 9 p.m. (ET) on TeenNick. Fans will get a sneak peek of the new season with the premiere of a Degrassi music video airing Tuesday, September 30, at 9 p.m. (ET) on TeenNick. Set to a contemporary remake of the Smashing Pumpkins' classic "Tonight, Tonight" by indie pop group Passion Pit, the video is filled with clues for fans to dissect and vignet

ABC Family Picks Up Procedural Drama 'Stitchers' and Second Season of 'Young & Hungry'

ABC Family has picked up its first procedural drama, Stitchers , to series and has ordered a second season of comedy series Young & Hungry . " Stitchers is new ground for us and I'm excited to bring procedurals to the network," said Tom Ascheim, President, ABC Family. "We think our fans will love the intricate mysteries that Stitchers will solve week to week as much as they love our relationship-driven dramas. We are also going back for seconds of our new comedy, Young & Hungry . Good food, good laughs - of course we want more."

Naomi Campbell To Recur In FOX Drama 'Empire'

Actress, supermodel and producer Naomi Campbell will be featured as a recurring guest star on FOX's sexy and powerful new family drama, Empire . Campbell will play Camilla, an alluring woman involved in a steamy affair with the much-younger potential heir to his father's throne, Hakeem (newcomer Bryshere Gray), over whom she exercises considerable influence. Empire will debut in early 2015 on FOX. "Naomi is a beautiful actress. Underrated in my mind," said co-creator and executive producer Lee Daniels ( Lee Daniels' The Butler , Precious ). "She will be wonderful as Camilla. I am truly thrilled to have one of my close friends join us."

'Mistresses' Renewed For Third Season By ABC

ABC has renewed summer series Mistresses for a third season. The show, from co-showrunners K.J. Steinberg and Rina Mimoun, is a remake of the British series of the same name, which aired only six episodes. Mistresses , starring Alyssa Milano, Rochelle Aytes and Yunjin Kim, will return for another round of 13 episodes after drawing 3.7 million total viewers from June to September.

Tonight On 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D': Kyle MacLachlan Guest Stars as the Doctor

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues its second season tonight. The second season of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. continues at its new time on Tuesday, September 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. In the episode, titled “Heavy is the Head," hunted and running out of solutions, Coulson (Clark Gregg) puts his team right in the line of fire in the hopes of saving them all. But with General Talbot (Adrian Pasdar), Hydra and Creel (Brian Patrick Wade) all on the attack, can they possibly survive? Meanwhile, a mysterious Doctor (Kyle MacLachlan) harbors some dangerous secrets that could destroy one of their core team members. Watch a sneak peek video below:

Eva Longoria & Mario Lopez to Co-Host The 2014 NCLR Alma Awards

Acclaimed Latina actress, advocate and producer Eva Longoria will be gracing the stage once again with television personality and actor Mario Lopez to co-host the 2014 NCLR ALMA Awards. The ground-breaking awards show will simulcast live on MSNBC and mun2 as a one-hour prime-time special on Friday, October 10, 2014, at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, followed by After the ALMAs with Alex Wagner , live on MSNBC at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.

Tonight on 'If Loving You Is Wrong': Is Brad the Father of Alex's Child?

Tyler Perry's If Loving You is Wrong airs Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. The second season of Tyler Perry's If Loving You Is Wrong continues on Tuesday, September 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on OWN. In the episode,"The War Begins," Alex (Amanda Clayton) relentlessly tries to confirm that Brad (Aiden Turner) is the father of her child. Meanwhile, Kelly (Edwina Findley) gets the shock of her life when Travis (Denzel Wells) confirms that he is engaged to another woman. Watch a sneak peek video below:

'Once Upon a Time' Season 4 Premieres Tonight: Elsa From Arendelle Finds Herself in Storybrooke & Creates a Powerful Snow Monster For Protection

Elizabeth Lail and Georgina Haig. Photo Credit: ABC/Katie Yu The fourth season of ABC drama Once Upon a Time premieres on Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, following the new special Once Upon a Time: Storybrooke Has Frozen Over . In the season premiere episode, titled "A Tale of Two Sisters," a scared and confused Elsa finds herself in Storybrooke and, fearful of the intentions of its residents, creates a powerful snow monster for protection. With Robin Hood’s wife, Marian, back in the picture, Regina wonders if her “happily ever after” with the former thief has been completely quashed; while on their honeymoon, Mr. Gold finds an intriguing object that makes him question whether or not he should officially give Belle control over the dagger that makes him The Dark One, and Hook is dismayed to discover that Emma seems to be avoiding him while she tries to help comfort Regina after being the one responsible for bringing Marian back from the past and into Storybrooke.

'Pretty Little Liars' Christmas Episode Sneak Peek Will Air During ABC Family's 'Hunger Games' Weekend

ABC Family has a special sneak peak for all those gathering for the Reaping with an exclusive look at the Pretty Little Liars Christmas special episode during the first hour of The Hunger Games on Sunday, October 12th at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Tonight on 'Ray Donovan': Ray's Life Implodes

Eion Bailey as Steve Knight and Liev Schreiber as Ray Donovan in Ray Donovan The second season of Showtime's hit series Ray Donovan comes to a stunning conclusion on Sunday, September 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. In the episode, “The Captain," Mickey's (Jon Voight) latest heist falls short, but he comes up with a plan that sends him to the races to bet big. Cookie Brown (Omar J. Dorsey) remains a danger to Ray's family, as Ezra's (Elliot Gould) shocking decision leads Ray to make one of his own. Ashley (Ambyr Childers) and Steve (Eion Bailey) bring more chaos to Ray's life, while Abby (Kerris Dorsey) is torn between between Jim (Brian Geraghty) and Ray. Don't miss the season two finale tonight. Watch a sneak peak below:

Sam Hall Dead at 93

Writer Sam Hall died on Friday at age 93. Former Dark Shadows and One Life to Live writer Sam Hall died on Friday, September 26. He was 93. Allison Samuel Hall was born on March 11, 1921, in Carrollton, Ohio, and graduated from Dartmouth and Yale. A veteran of the World War II Battle of the Bulge, "Sam" was married to actress Grayson Hall in 1952. Sam was a playwright who had spent several years working on the CBS daytime drama The Brighter Day . He was not really interested in accepting another TV job but the family had been struggling for a while, and Sam was considering moving back to Ohio to work at his father’s rubber gloves factory. Then Grayson got a short-term acting role on ABC's afternoon soap opera Dark Shadows , which turned into a long-term gig, and that kept them in New York. So when creator Dan Curtis said he needed a new writer to replace Malcolm Marmorstein, Sam said he would give it a try. The series became a cult classic and won the devotio

Eden Riegel to Guest Star in 'Criminal Minds' on October 15

Eden Riegel will play a key role in the October 15 episode of Criminal Minds on CBS. Emmy Award-winning actress Eden Riegel ( All My Children , Imaginary Bitches ) will guest star in the October 15 episode of CBS primetime drama Criminal Minds , titled "A Thousand Suns." When a passenger jet crashes in Colorado, the BAU team is called to build a profile around the suspicious circumstances. The case hits close to home for Kate (Jennifer Love Hewitt), who is reminded of a family tragedy. Riegel plays Shelley Hicks, the co-pilot's wife. Criminal Minds stars Joe Mantegna as David Rossi, Thomas Gibson as Aaron Hotchner, Shemar Moore as Derek Morgan, Matthew Gray Gubler as Dr. Spencer Reid, A.J. Cook as Jennifer “JJ” Jareau, Kirsten Vangsness as Penelope Garcia, Jennifer Love Hewitt as Kate Callahan. Eden Riegel as Shelley Hicks in Criminal Minds . Also guest starring in "A Thousand Suns" are John Grady as Hayman Vasher, Eyal Podell as Charlie Hosswel

William deVry Guest Stars in Tonight's Episode of 'Cedar Cove' on Hallmark Channel

William deVry as Dick Turnball in Cedar Cove on Hallmark Channel. General Hospital's William deVry guest stars in this week's brand new episode of Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove , airing Saturday, September 27 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel. deVry plays Dick, Warren's (Brennan Elliott) slimy business partner, who definitely lives up to his name. In the episode, titled "Stand and Deliver," Eric (Tom Stevens) becomes Dick's unwitting victim as his personal life falls apart. Dirty Dick is trouble, and DeVry delivers his lines with aplomb. Meanwhile, Olivia (Andie MacDowell) fears that Jack’s (Dylan Neal) new job is too demanding, unaware his drinking problem has returned and is careening out of control. She later comes up with a new plan for their future, leaving Jack dumbfounded. Peggy (Barbara Niven) is terrified when her stalker returns to Cedar Cove. Justine (Sarah Smyth) is forced to sort out her feelings for Luke (Jesse Hutch). Debbie M

Josh Holloway Nabs Lead Role in Carlton Cuse's 'Colony' Pilot

Josh Holloway reunites with Lost showrunner Carlton Cuse in Colony . Josh Holloway ( Lost , Intelligence ) joins the pilot Colony for USA Network. A co-production between Legendary Television and Universal Cable Productions, Colony was written and is executive produced by Carlton Cuse ( Lost , Bates Motel ) and Ryan Condal ( Hercules ). The project marks the first time that Holloway and Cuse are reunited since Lost .

'Outlander' Mid-Season Finale Airs Tonight on Starz

The mid-season finale of Outlander airs on Saturday, September 27. The first half of Outlander Season 1 concludes on Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The mid-season finale finds Frank (Tobias Menzies) desperately searching for his missing wife, while Claire tries to come to terms with her new marriage to Jamie. Claire is faced with an emotional quandary as a life-altering opportunity presents itself. Watch a sneak peek of the episode below:

Hallmark Movie 'Midnight Masquerade' Premieres Tonight, Stars Autumn Reeser, Christopher Russell, Richard Burgi

Midnight Masquerade premieres Saturday on Hallmark Channel. Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Christos Kalohoridis Midnight Masquerade makes its Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere on Saturday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. A beautiful, young businesswoman inherits her father’s billion-dollar candy company and searches to find romance in the mysterious, handsome "prince" she danced with at a Halloween costume ball. Autumn Reeser ( The O.C. , Hawaii Five-O ), Christopher Russell ( Beauty and the Beast ) and Richard Burgi ( Desperate Housewives ) star. The cast of the Halloween holiday romance includes Helen Colliander ( Being Human ), Damon Runyan ( Nikita ), Danny Smith ( E.M.S. ) and Chris Gillett ( Warehouse 13 ). In the story, young businesswoman Elyse Samfords (Reeser) life takes a turn when she inherits Samford Candy, a multi-billion dollar corporation, from her retired father (Burgi). A trademark infringemen

Lifetime Renews 'Devious Maids' For Third Season, With Many Questions Left to Answer

Lifetime will air the third season of Devious Maids in 2015. Lifetime is set to get even more Devious in 2015, announcing on Friday the network has renewed its hit series Devious Maids for a 13-episode third season. Executive produced by Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, Devious Maids Ana Ortiz, Dania Ramírez, Roselyn Sánchez, Edy Ganem, Judy Reyes and Susan Lucci. "We are thrilled to be bringing Devious Maids back for another season. Marc Cherry has created a uniquely twisted world that blends his comic wit with devilishly ingenious characters and plot twists," said Rob Sharenow, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Lifetime. Devious Maids is set in a world where murder and mayhem collide in the mansions of Beverly Hills' wealthiest and most powerful families. Class warfare has never been as fun and dirty as it is in the tiny enclave where the staff is as clever, witty and downright devilish as their employers. The series centers on a close-knit g

'Resurrection' Season 2 Premiere: Bellamy Faces a Shocking Turns of Events and the Town Welcomes Another Returned

Margaret (Michelle Fairley) and Henry (Kurtwood Smith) Langston. Photo Credit: ABC/Guy D'Alema Bellamy (Omar Epps) faces a shocking turn of events and the town welcomes another returned on the second season premiere of ABC primetime serial Resurrection, Sunday, September 28 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. In the episode, titled "Revelation," Bellamy awakens alone and abandoned at Arcadia's outskirts, missing a week of his life. As his memory returns, he has a shocking revelation. Meanwhile, Arcadia welcomes one more returned, Margaret Langston (guest star Michelle Fairley), the powerful matriarch of the Langston family, dead for over three decades. Catch up on Season 1 and watch a sneak peek of what's ahead Resurrection Season 2 below:

Jillian Clare Set to Star in Interactive Play "Delusion: Lies Within"

Jillian Clare. Photo Credit: Barbara Caruso Photography Indie Series Award-winning actress Jillian Clare ( Clutch , Miss Behave , Days of our Lives ) will be playing one of the leads in a new Los Angeles production of "Delusion: Lies Within," directed by Jon Braver. "I have wanted to do another show for so long," Clare reveals, "it's such an awesome character and a really fun play." "Delusion" is an interactive show that immerses the audience in a living, breathing world of horror theater as the guests interact with the actors in "the single most terrifying event in Los Angeles."

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Spoilers: New Love, New Beginning, New Adventure & New Arrival

John Forrester arrives on The Bold and the Beautiful . Photo Credit: CBS John Forrester (guest star Fred Willard), Eric's (John McCook) brother, makes a surprise visit to Los Angeles next week on CBS soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful . Warning: Spoilers ahead... How will Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer) feel about her father's visit? Also during the week of September 29-October 3, 2014, Deacon (Sean Kanan) and Quinn (Rena Sofer) share a kiss. Elsewhere, Hope (Kim Matula) reveals to Wyatt (Darin Brooks) that she is pregnant. Meanwhile, Brooke (Katherine Kelly Lang) begins a new adventure and offers Katie (Heather Tom) the chance to be with Bill (Don Diamont) again. Watch the brand new B&B promo below for a sneak peek of what's ahead.

'Days of our Lives' Spoilers: Does John Remember Who Attacked Him?

Days of our Lives' John is remembering his attack. Photo Credit: NBC Theresa (Jen Lilley) is happy John Black (Drake Hogestyn) can't remember what happened the night he was attacked on NBC soap opera Days of our Lives . But during the week of September 29-October 3, 2014, will John figure out that Theresa was the one that hit him with the fire poke and not Brady (Eric Martsolf)? "You didn't do that," John tells Brady. Watch a sneak peek of what's coming up in the new Days weekly promo below:

'General Hospital' Spoilers: Will Rosalie Be Able to Seduce Michael?

General Hospital's Michael gets an unexpected visit from Rosalie.. Photo Credit: ABC Rosalie (Linda Elena Tovar) pays Michael (Chad Duell) an unexpected visit on ABC soap opera General Hospital during the week of September 29-October 3, 2014. Rosalie apologizes to a wet and shirtless Michael for telling him Kiki and Morgan were keeping a secret. "No harm done," the unsuspecting Michael tells her, unaware Rosalie is part of Nina's plan to hurt Kiki. Watch a sneak peek video GH of Michael and Rosalie below:

'General Hospital' Spoilers: Can Alexis Get the Truth Out of Julian?

General Hospital's Alexis knows she's the best person to get information from Julian. Photo Credit: ABC Alexis (Nancy Lee Grhan) volunteers to get the truth out of Julian (William deVry) on ABC soap opera General Hospital during the week of September 29-October 3, 2014. Watch a sneak peek video from Monday's episode of GH below:

'Revenge' Season 4 Premieres Sunday With Emily's Most Shocking Party Ever

What is Nolan (Gabriel Mann) up to on the Season 4 premiere of Revenge ? Photo Credit: ABC/Danny Feld Victoria Grayson (Madeleine Stowe) is ready for her revenge when the fourth season of ABC primetime serial Revenge premieres on Sunday, September 28 at 10:01 p.m. ET/PT, following the season premiere of Resurrection . In the episode, titled "Renaissance," Emily Thorne (Emily VanCamp) plots her most shocking party ever (this has to be big !). Elsewhere, Victoria discovers a way to turn her immense misfortune into a formidable advantage.  Meanwhile, unbeknownst to Emily and Victoria, David Clarke (new series regular James Tupper) plans his next move. Watch the Season 4 trailer below as well as a sneak peek video from Sunday's episode.

TNT Orders 'Lumen' Pilot, Joe Johnston to Direct

Joe Johnston will direct the Lumen pilot for TNT. TNT has ordered a pilot for Lumen , a provocative series about a family locked in an alternate world, to be produced by TNT Original Productions in association with Steven Spielberg's Amblin Television, Full Fathom Five and ABC Signature Studios. Joe Johnston ( Captain America: The First Avenger , Jumanji , The Rocketeer ) will direct from a script by Chris Black ( Mad Men , Desperate Housewives ). Executive Producers include Amblin Television co-presidents Darryl Frank and Justin Falvey ( The Americans , Red Band Society , Falling Skies ); James Frey ( A Million Little Pieces , Endgame ) and Todd Cohen ( Ugly Betty , The Tudors , The Office ) and Joe Johnston and Chris Black. In Lumen , the prominent author of a best-selling series of fantasy books vanishes, and her family find themselves shifted to the mystical alternate world that inspired her work. They are thrust into the middle of a war between rival magical forces

All-Shonda Rhimes Thursday Debuts Strong for ABC, 14 Million Watch 'How to Get Away with Murder'

Jack Falahee stars as Connor Walsh. Opposite CBS' Thursday Night Football , ABC was the dominant non-sports net on season premiere Thursday in Total Viewers (11.9 million) and Adults 18-49 (3.5/11). With its new drama lineup, ABC delivered the Top 3 entertainment shows of the night in Total Viewers and Adults 18-49 with the debut of How to Get Away with Murder (14.0 million and 3.8/11), the premiere of Scandal in its new 9 p.m. slot (11.9 million and 3.8/11), and the premiere of Grey's in its new 8 p.m. slot (9.8 million and 3.0/10), respectively. How to Get Away with Murder was the night's most-watched show overall. In fact, with How to Get Away with Murder and Black-ish , ABC has now delivered the season’s Top 2 new TV shows in Adults 18-49, qualifying as the two highest rated debuts on any net since ABC’s Resurrection opened in March – since 3/9/14. overall. In viewers and young adults, ABC marked its strongest Thursday night in 5 years – since 9/24/09.

Susan Banks Returns to 'Days of our Lives'

Emmy-winning actress Eileen Davidson won rave reviews for her portrayal of multiple characters on NBC soap opera Days of our Lives from 1996 to 1998. One of those characters, Susan Banks, returns on the Friday, September 26 episode. Susan is the mother of Elvis "EJ" DiMera, and looks very much like Kristen DiMera. "I can't believe Susan is coming back to Salem," Davidson tweeted on Friday morning. "Never thought I'd see it. So happy!!!!" So are we! Watch a classic Susan Banks clip below:

Joe LaDue Dead at 70

Actor Joseph "Smokey Joe" LaDue died on May 26. He was 70. LaDue starred as Derek Thurston on CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless from 1977-1980. In 1983, he briefly appeared in NBC daytime drama Days of our Lives as Detective Harry Frost. LaDue's other credits include Emergency! , The Rookies , Starsky and Hutch , Casino , Luckytown and Ocean's Eleven . In recent years, LaDue had suffered from Alzheimer's disease. Services were held on Sunday, July 29 at the Foursquare Church in Blue Diamond, Nevada. RELATED: * Victoria Mallory Dead at 64

'The Doctors' Joins Retro TV on Monday, Watch a New Sneak Peek Video

Classic daytime soap opera The Doctors will join Retro TV's afternoon lineup starting September 29th. Fans of the Emmy-winning series will find two episodes airing back-to-back Monday through Friday at 12 p.m. ET/PT. Watch a new sneak peek clip below:

'The View' Season 18 Premiere Week Hits Three-Year Ratings High

New season of The View is off to a solid start. Welcome back, Rosie O'Donnell! The 18th season premiere of The View attracted its largest audience in three years and improved by double digits over last year's Premier Week. The View achieved 3-year highs in Total Viewers (3.4 million – since 2011) and it was the most-watched week in 18-weeks in total viewers, women 18-49 (531,000/0.8 rating) and Women 25-54 (707,000/1.2 rating) since the week of 5/12/14. Monday's season 18 debut was the series’ most-watched season debut in 8 years in Total Viewers (3.9 million) and hit 3-year highs in Women 18-49 (665,000/1.0 rating) and Women 25-54 (892,000/1.5 rating) – since 2006 and 2011. Are Rosie O'Donnell, Whoopie Goldberg, and new cast members Rosie Perez and Nicole Wallace the new "Dream Team?" Time will tell! Ratings Source: NTI, U.S. ratings, week of 9/15/14-9/19/14.

Ovation Awards Nominees Include Kirsten Vangsness, Blythe Danner, Leon Russom & Chris L. McKenna

Chris L. McKenna (right) is nominated for best Lead Actor in a Play for his work in "Taste." Nominees for the 2014 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced earlier this week at Native Voices at the Autry National Center in Los Angeles. The nominations were revealed by past Ovation Award recipients Gigi Bermingham, Brighid Fleming, Parmer Fuller, Jennifer Haley, Brian Kite, Glynn Turman, and John Zalewski, along with LA STAGE Alliance Chief Executive Officer Terence McFarland. Theatre @ Boston Court received the most nominations (19), followed by the Geffen Playhouse and La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts with 17 each, Center Theatre Group and 3-D Theatricals with 13 each, and the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (12). Said CEO Terence McFarland, “We’re always excited to see the breadth and diversity of the Ovation Awards nominee list. This year’s crop is reflective of the tremendous work happening on stages throughout the region. We’re thri

LMN Movie 'Runaway' Premieres September 28, Stars Sherry Stringfield, Robin Thomas Grossman, Jenna Boyd and Chris L. McKenna

Sherry Stringfield stars in Runaway , premiering September 28 on LMN. LMN Original Movie, Runaway , premieres on Sunday, September 28 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Sherry Stringfield ( ER , Guiding Light ), Robin Thomas Grossman ( Life Unexpected , Another World ), Jenna Boyd and Chris L. McKenna ( The Young and the Restless , State of Affairs ). Miranda Baker (Stringfield) is enjoying her small slice of the American dream: a nice suburban home, the perfect daughter, her own business and a happy marriage to sexy Det. Jason Lansing (McKenna). Everything seems to be going her way... except for the fact that she's been on the run from her drug-kingpin ex (Robin Thomas Grossman) for the past 18 years. Miranda has managed to keep her old life a secret and has used every trick in the book to stay off the grid, because Rick is dangerous--and he's never forgiven Miranda for betraying him and running off with his money. But when a photo of Miranda pops up online, Rick picks up o

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Billy Flynn on 'Days of our Lives' and Taking on the Role of Bad Boy Chad DiMera

Days of our Lives star Billy Flynn. Actor Billy Flynn has taken Days of our Lives by storm since he joined the NBC daytime drama as the new Chad DiMera earlier this month. In his first three weeks, Flynn has held his own with some of Days' biggest stars--Alison Sweeney (Samantha DiMera), James Scott (EJ DiMera), Lauren Koslow (Kate Roberts) and Eileen Davidson (Kristin DiMera). Sparks have also flown between his character and Abigail Deveraux (Kate Mansi), which does not seem to bode well for Abby's blossoming romance with Ben Rogers (Robert Scott Wilson). Chad may want revenge for sins of the past but love is still in the air. Serial Scoop spoke with Flynn this week, and the talented newcomer discussed his sex symbol status, and what it was like to come on board as the new face of Days' DiMera family. He also shared his thoughts on Chad's love life, and told us why Abigail Deveraux, and not Melanie Jonas (Molly Burnett), was the love of Chad's life.

CBS Daytime Finishes Broadcast Season as #1 Network for 28th Year in a Row

The 2013-2014 television season officially ended last week and CBS Daytime finished at #1 for the 28th consecutive year. Let's Make a Deal and The Talk rose to their largest audiences ever, while The Price is Right , The Bold and the Beautiful and The Young and the Restless delivered their largest viewer totals in years. Below is a breakdown of the CBS Daytime programs: * Let's Make a Deal 1 averaged 2.93 million viewers and Let's Make a Deal 2 averaged 3.39m viewers, both up +9% from a year ago to series bests. * The Price is Right 1 averaged 4.83m viewers, increasing +8% and delivering its largest audience since 2004-2005. Meanwhile, The Price is Right 2 , daytime's #1 program, averaged 5.60m viewers, was up +5%, marking its largest audience since 2006-2007. * The Talk delivered its largest-ever audience with 2.67 million viewers, up +10% from last year. * The Bold and the Beautiful averaged 3.84m, up +7%, scoring the daytime drama's largest aud

Syfy Renews 'Defiance' and 'Dominion'

Syfy today announced a third season for its original series Defiance , giving a 13-episode order to the action packed drama, and a second season for the epic supernatural thriller Dominion , which will also consist of 13 episodes. Both series are produced by Universal Cable Productions and are slated to return with all-new episodes in 2015. Kevin Murphy ( Desperate Housewives , Caprica , Hellcats ) will resume his role as executive producer and showrunner of Defiance while Vaun Wilmott ( Sons of Anarchy ) will continue to fill the same posts for Dominion .

'Parenthood' Season 6 Premieres Tonight with Last Minute Construction and a Trip to Vegas

Parenthood returns tonight as Sarah (Lauren Graham) steals Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) away to Vegas. The sixth and final season of NBC primetime serial Parenthood premieres on Thursday, September 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. In the episode, titled "Vegas," Sarah (Lauren Graham) steals Zeek (Craig T. Nelson) away on a birthday trip to Las Vegas, and what unfolds will set the Bravermans on a dramatic season-long course. Amber (Mae Whitman) faces a life change and grapples with how to navigate the new landscape of adulthood. Two days before opening, Adam (Peter Krause) and Kristina’s (Monica Potter) charter school is far from ready, and the whole family springs into action to help complete the construction. Watch a sneak peek video below:

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 11 Premieres Tonight, Guest Starring Geena Davis, Kelly McCreary and Jason George

Grey's Anatomy returns tonight. The 11th season of ABC primetime serial Grey's Anatomy premieres on Thursday, September 25 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Guest stars include Academy Award Winner Geena Davis ( Thelma and Louise ), Kelly McCreary ( Emily Owens, MD ) and Jason George ( Mistresses ). In the episode, titled "I Must Have Lost It On The Wind," with Cristina gone, a new doctor, Maggie Pierce (Kelly McCreary), making the rounds and Derek wanting to move to Washington DC, Meredith struggles to regain a sense of normalcy both at home and in the hospital. Meanwhile, Callie and Arizona come to a decision about surrogacy, Amelia overhears a big secret, Bailey realizes she will have to fight Alex for Cristina’s board seat and a freak accident causes two teenagers to be caught in a very compromising position. Watch a sneak peek video below:

'Scandal' Season 4 Premieres Tonight, Portia De Rossi Guest Stars

Scandal guest star Portia De Rossi. The fourth season of ABC primetime serial Scandal premieres on Thursday, September 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Where on Earth is Olivia Pope? In the episode, titled "Randy, Red, Superfreak and Julia," nearly two months after Olivia and Jake boarded a private jet to stand in the sun together, everything has changed. With another four years in the White House, Fitz and Cyrus are doing everything they can to make a positive impact on the nation. Meanwhile, Mellie struggles to cope with the loss of her son and the gladiators feel the impact of Olivia's absence. Watch a sneak peek video below:

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Releases Details of Amsterdam Location Shoot, Ferry Doedens to Guest Star

Ashleigh Brewer, Scott Clifton, Kim Matula and Darin Brooks. CBS' Emmy-Award winning daytime soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful will film a romantic story on the canals of Amsterdam the first week of October, the series announced today. "While in the Netherlands for a Forrester Creations photo shoot, one couple finds love while another is falling apart,” said executive producer and head writer, Bradley Bell. "The action takes place over seven episodes, and we are very excited about showcasing the beauty of Amsterdam during our shoot." Cast members Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy Forrester), Darin Brooks (Wyatt Spencer), Scott Clifton (Liam Spencer) and Kim Matula (Hope Logan Spencer) will take part.

'How to Get Away with Murder' Premieres Tonight on ABC, Stars Viola Davis

How to Get Away with Murder premieres tonight on ABC. The series premiere of How to Get Away with Murder airs September 25 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. The show follows Grey's Anatomy and Scandal in an all-Shonda Rhimes Thursday night lineup. Oscar nominee Viola Davis stars as Annalise Keating, a tough as nails Criminal Law Professor. When Wes Gibbins (Alfred Enoch) starts his first day at Middleton University, he has no clue what he’s walking into. In her class, "How to Get Away with Murder," Annalise challenges her students to solve some of the most difficult criminal cases that her law firm takes on, and in the end, she selects a group of the smartest, most promising students to come work for her. The competition is on and the students will stop at nothing to make sure they get to the head of her class. While Annalise seems to have it all together, we soon learn that her clients' secrets aren’t the only ones she’s keeping. Meanwhile, in flash-forwards, we le

Steve Burton & Maurice Benard Reunite *LIVE* Online

If over the years you've missed out in meeting two of your favorite stars in person, now is the time to get up close and personal with Steve Burton (Dylan, The Young and the Restless ; ex-Jason, General Hospital ) and Maurice Benard (Sonny, General Hospital ) - and you don't even need to leave your home! The event is being held Sunday, October 5, 2014 from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. PT, and it's totally live -online- Benard and Burton reliving their days as one of daytime television's best dynamic duos. There is no traveling involved to be in this exclusive meeting of the two stars - and you might get a sneak peek into their homes. Not only will you get to see the actors hilarious interaction, but they'll be taking questions from the fans - that could be you - live! This is a must see event. You don't want to miss it! There is limited space for this VIP event and is only $25 - part of which goes to the actors favorite charities (ourbravest.org and IBPF.org). Regis

'Queen of the South' Pilot Picked Up By USA Network, Based on 'La Reina Del Sur'

USA Network has announced the pilot pick-up of the drama series Queen of the South , from Fox Television Studios, to be executive produced by M.A. Fortin and Joshua John Miller ( The Final Girls ), along with David Friendly ( Little Miss Sunshine , Big Mommas House ) and Pancho Mansfield ( Damien ). The pilot is written by Fortin and Miller. Based on the literary page-turner "La Reina Del Sur," the top-selling novel by the internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte also yielded a Telemundo series that became one of the most popular telenovelas of all time for USA’s sister network.

'El Señor de los Cielos' Season Finale Watched by 3.2M Viewers

The second season of Telemundo's highly rated super series El Señor de los Cielos ended on a season high, averaging 3,186,000 total viewers and 1,956,000 adults 18 to 49 in its finale night, according to Nielsen. Starring Rafael Amaya as Aurelio Casillas, the finale ranked as the #1 in Spanish language broadcast network program in its time slot, outperforming its closest competitor by 78% among adults 18 to 49. In addition, the original series outperformed its closest competitor during the last four weeks, among adults 18 to 49 garnering a 49% share of Spanish-language broadcast television. El Señor de los Cielos exemplifies Telemundo's innovative super series concept -- returning scripted drama series that are edgier, action packed and faster pace than traditional novelas.

'Hunters' Drama Receives Greenlight from Syfy, Story Based on Whitley Strieber Novel 'Alien Hunter'

Syfy today announced it is greenlighting a new 13-episode scripted series, Hunters (working title), about an alien terrorist network on Earth, from executive producers Gale Anne Hurd (The Walking Dead, The Terminator Trilogy) and Natalie Chaidez (12 Monkeys, Heroes), who will also be the writer. Universal Cable Productions will serve as the studio with Valhalla Entertainment as the production company. Hunters is scheduled to premiere on Syfy in 2016.