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'Hell on Wheels' Season 5 to Premiere July 18 on AMC

AMC's Western drama "Hell on Wheels" will return for the first half of its fifth and final season on Saturday, July 18 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Seven new episodes will air this summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in 2016. Starring Anson Mount and Colm Meaney, "Hell on Wheels" examines the institutionalized greed and corruption behind the building of America's Transcontinental Railroad as loyalties are abandoned and the race between the Central Pacific and Union Pacific lines intensifies. "Hell on Wheels" opened up a new night of original programming for AMC on Saturdays - traditionally known as the most challenging night of the week for television - with the show's fourth season increasing the network's Saturday primetime average 121% in viewers in live+same day ratings. Season four of "Hell on Wheels" averaged 3.3 million viewers in live+3 ratings, which include three days of time-shifted viewing.

Web Series of the Week Poll (May 23-29, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, June 3 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from May 23-29, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - The Enchanted Episode 3 "I'm Gay?, and A Horse Drives Me Cray!" - Family Problems Episode 49 "Alive" - From Mansfield With Love No.50 "It's a Nice Day....for a..." & No.51 "Back to Rheality" - How I Seize It Episode 166 "Pre

Hunter Parrish Guest Stars on 'Whole Day Down's' Companion Series:Town Car Willie

Hunter Parrish and Willie Garson in Town Car Willie If you think it’s hard finding a cab in the rain, try doing it in a post apocalyptic Los Angeles that’s been submerged in water. Fortunately for Hunter Parrish (Showtime’s Weeds and the Broadway productions of Spring Awakening and Godspell ), Willie is on the job. It may be the end of the world as we know it, but failed actor Willie (Willie Garson of Sex and the City and White Collar ) is still working his survival job as an Uber driver! Hunter was just looking for a ride to the airport, but he might also find out the answers to some of life’s biggest questions before he makes it to Burbank! Other notable guest stars on the series include: Evan Handler ( Sex and the City , Californication ), Kylie Sparks ( Squaresville ), Christine Weatherup ( Squaresville ), Elisa Donovan ( Clueless ), and Rob Morrow ( Numb3rs ).

Lifetime Miniseries 'The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe' Premieres Tonight, Stars Kelli Garner, Susan Sarandon, Emily Watson, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Kelli Garner (“Marilyn”) and Susan Sarandon (“Gladys”) star in the all-new Lifetime miniseries, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe . Photo by Danny Feld Copyright 2015 Kelli Garner ( The Aviator , Pan Am ) plays the legendary star Marilyn Monroe in Lifetime's four-hour event The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe premiering Saturday, May 30, and Sunday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The miniseries, which claims to uncover many closely-guarded secrets the blonde bombshell kept from the public, also stars Academy Award winner Susan Sarandon ( Dead Man Walking , The Last of Robin Hood ) as Marilyn's biggest secret of all, her mother Gladys, long institutionalized for mental illness. Academy Award and Golden Globe Award nominee Emily Watson ( Hilary and Jackie ) and Jeffrey Dean Morgan ( Texas Rising , Magic City ) also headline the cast while Sarandon's daughter Eva Amurri Martino ( Californication ) plays Gladys in her youth. Watson portrays Grace McKee, Marilyn's childhood gu

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (May 16-22, 2015)

Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll for May 16-22, 2015. Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts was voted favorite web series for the week. A new episode of Real Mommy Confessions was second, followed by the latest from Raymond & Lane , Proper Manors and Whole Day Down . The acting favorites were Bryan Civitarese and Melissa Malone from Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts , and the favorite couple/duo was Raymond & Lane from Raymond & Lane . Check out the complete results below including the Favorite Actor, Actress and Couple/Duo of the Week: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts 3 2 2 R eal Mommy Confessions 2 4 3 Raymond & Lane - 4 4 Proper Manors - 26 5 Whole Day Down 4 0 6 Double Agents - 0 7 Hunting Season 8 4 8 Town Car Willie 6 - 9 Youthful Daze 9 1 10 Fr

Web Series of the Week Poll (May 16-22, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Redheads Anonymous was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, May 27 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from May 16-22, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - Double Agents Episode 3 "Pillows are Forever" - From Mansfield With Love No.48 "Two Soy Mochas" & No.49 "The New Dress" - Hey Mama Episode 3 "Pam gets up in dat a**" - Hunting Season Season 2 Episode 3 - Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts Episode 4 &q

Lifetime Movie 'Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story' Premieres Tonight, Stars Scott Patterson, Jessica Amlee

Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story premieres May 23 on Lifetime. Kidnapped: The Hannah Anderson Story premieres Saturday, May 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime. The film stars Scott Patterson ( Gilmore Girls ), Jessica Amlee ( Heartland ), Brian McNamara ( Army Wives ), Jay Pickett ( Port Charles ) and Susie Castillo ( House of Payne ). On the afternoon of August 3, 2013, 16-year-old Hannah Anderson (Amlee) was abducted after finishing cheerleading practice in a San Diego suburb. When the bodies of her mother and brother were found in the burned home of family friend James DiMaggio (Patterson) later that day, an AMBER Alert was issued, and a frantic multi-state manhunt for Hannah began. For a week she was kept prisoner by the increasingly unstable DiMaggio as they made their way across the state. One week later, the two were found in Idaho and DiMaggio was killed in a shootout with FBI agents, leaving Hannah as the sole survivor. As the dust settled, questions began to emerge ab

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (May 9-15, 2015)

Redheads Anonymous was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll for May 9-15, 2015. Redheads Anonymous was voted favorite web series for the week. A new episode of Real Mommy Confessions was second, followed by the latest from Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts , Whole Day Down and Troy's Big Break . The acting favorites were Redheads Anonymous' Ethan Slater and Elisabeth Ness, and the favorite couple/duo was Saint Anne & Ester from Whole Day Down . Check out the complete results below including the Favorite Actor, Actress and Couple/Duo of the Week: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Redheads Anonymous - 5 2 R eal Mommy Confessions 3 3 3 Or So the Story Goes: Happy Thoughts - 1 4 Whole Day Down - 0 5 Troy's Big Break - 0 6 Town Car Willie - 0 7 Ordained 6 0 8 Hunting Season - 4 9 Youthful Daze 11 1 10 The Misselthwaite Archives 5 1 11

Watch the 'Youthful Daze' Musical Episode!

Jen Lilley sings "Look What I've Found" on the Youthful Daze musical episode. Following in the footsteps of shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Grey’s Anatomy , Youthful Daze is going Broadway with a special musical episode. The cast, including Days of our Lives star and recent Indie Series Award nominee Jen Lilley, sing nine original songs by Golden Ticket Management, with genres spanning from musical theatre to rock to pop. The story picks up after Drew Castle (James) has lost everything due to drug addiction. Now sober, he will stop at nothing to win back the love of his life, Tommy (Ethan Daniel Corbett), promising his devotion through song. Unbeknownst to Drew, Colin Morris (Mike C. Manning, Cloud 9) has plans to win Drew back. Natalie (Lilley) sings a show stopping number about finding strength within herself as her familial drama wages on. "Musicals have always been something that I have had a lot of respect for," said series creator and

'Life's a Drag' For Melvin Everman! Watch the Premiere of Ian Verdun's New Web Series

Ian Verdun In Ian Verdun's new web series, Life's a Drag , a down on his luck actor named Melvin Everman turns to drag in a last ditch effort to earn money on one of the worst days of his life. Verdun stars as Mel, who faces a less than enthusiastic casting director (Ginifer King) in Part One of the newly released pilot, then gets a surprise at work from his boss, Carl (Indie Series Award winner Sebastian La Cause). Watch below:

'EastEnders' Summer Trailer Includes Gay Kiss

Ben and Paul share a kiss on EastEnders this summer. British soap opera EastEnders has released a summer trailer packed full of drama, including a surprise gay kiss. Jonny Labey joins the cast as Paul Coker, Les and Pam's grandson, and shakes thing up immediately. Paul sets his sights on Ben Mitchell (Harry Reid). Ben is in denial about his sexuality and can be seen pushed up against a wall in the trailer, being kissed by Paul. Check out the trailer below for a sneak peek at what's ahead this summer:

Web Series of the Week Poll (May 9-15, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Family Problems was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on latest episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, May 20 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from May 9-15, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - From Mansfield With Love No.46 "Lover's Vows" & No.47 "The Wisdom of Rory Rushworth" - How I Seize It Episode 164 "Viral Challenges" - Hunting Season Season 2 Episode 2 - The Misselthwaite Archives Episodes 23 "I Got a Fevah (and the Only Prescription is Less

Missi Pyle Joins 'Whole Day Down' For Season 2

Whole Day Down stars Missi Pyle, Patrick Breen and Steve Bloem. Whole Day Down is back for its sophomore season and Missi Pyle ( Gone Girl , The Artist , Big Fish , Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ) has joined the cast as Nadine, the philandering wife of lead series character, Patrick (Patrick Breen, Madame Secretary , The Good Wife ). "She is hilarious and hard working," says co-creator Tai Fauci. "Her comedic timing on and off camera is absolute perfection. She was very willing to play, which is important for the show. We put her in a giant dog costume and had her make out with a busty ventriloquist dummy. She committed." Nadine kept her affair with Patrick's best friend, Willie (Willie Garson, best know for playing Stanford on Sex and the City and Mozzie on White Collar ), a secret, including the fact that he may be the real father of her son, leaving Patrick completely in the dark. But Patrick may have some secrets of his own. Will the truth com

Steve Silverman's Upcoming Digital Series 'Club 5150' Adds Emmy Winner Eden Riegel

Eden Riegel Daytime Emmy winner Eden Riegel has joined the cast of Steve Silverman's upcoming digital series Club 5150 in the role of Seven, a mysterious member of the club. “We are beyond thrilled to have Eden join the fun,” says Silverman, the Indie Series Award-winning mastermind behind Pretty and The Inn . “She’s someone I’ve been wanting to work with for years. And I think the audience is really going to enjoy seeing her in a role that’s kind of a change-up in pace for what they’re used to.” Riegel, whose impressive resume includes iconic series Criminal Minds , Rizzoli & Isles and The Young & The Restless , is no stranger to the web world, having starred in the Emmy-nominated smash Imaginary Bitches . She joins a Club 5150 cast that includes, so far, Jennifer Elise Cox ( Web Therapy , Brady Bunch ,) Michael Caruso ( DeVanity , Winterthorne , Pretty ), Crystal Carson ( General Hospital , JAG , Dallas ), Ray Proscia ( Mad Men , Revenge , The Inn ), Mary Gal

Lifetime Movie 'The Wrong Girl' Premieres Tonight, Stars Jamie Luner, Kirsten Prout, Sarah Grey

The Wrong Girl premieres May 16 on Lifetime. The Wrong Girl premieres Saturday, May 16 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime. The film stars Jamie Luner ( Melrose Place , All My Children ), Kirsten Prout ( The Lying Game , Kyle XY ) and Sarah Grey ( Bates Motel ). Sophia Allen is the perfect 17-year-old girl. She studies hard, stays out of trouble, and is a promising pianist. The only problem is that she's always been quiet and keeps to herself, so when she strikes up a friendship with Grace, the new girl in school, her parents are happy for her. Unfortunately it's not long before Grace starts showing signs of being possessive. Then, when she tries to destroy Sophia's family and seduce her would-be boyfriend, Sophia can't help but wonder if she's befriended the wrong girl. Now, Sophia must uncover Grace's secret past and learn the truth about her new friend before it's too late. Watch a sneak peek below:

'Dallas' and 'DeVanity' Star Charlene Tilton Featured on Tonight's 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?'

Dallas star Charlene Tilton won an Indie Series Award in 2014 for her work on DeVanity . In the next all-new episode of Oprah: Where Are They Now? , Oprah sits down with David Kaczynski who, following a series of bombings that killed three Americans and injured 24 others, contacted the FBI and told them that he believed his brother Ted might be the notorious “Unabomber.” Celebrity updates include Leah Remini, Darryl Strawberry and Dallas actress Charlene Tilton, airing Saturday, May 16 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. Watch a sneak peek of the episode below:

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (May 2-8, 2015)

Family Problems was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network's Web Series of the Week (#WSOTW) poll for May 2-8, 2015. Family Problems was voted favorite web series for the week. A new episode of Proper Manors was second, followed by the latest from Real Mommy Confessions , Double Agents and The Misselthwaite Archives . The acting favorites were Family Problems' John Samela and Wendy Hartman, and the favorite couple/duo was Christina & Alexander from Family Problems . Check out the complete results below including the Favorite Actor, Actress and Couple/Duo of the Week: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Family Problems 2 25 2 Proper Manors - 26 3 R eal Mommy Confessions 1 2 4 Dougle Agents - 0 5 The Misselthwaite Archives 8 1 6 Ordained 7 0 7 From Mansfield With Love 16 0 8 Miles + Cal - 0 9 How I Seize It 18 0 10 S ubmissions Only 9 0 11 Youthful Daze 17 1 12 Rivals 19 0 13 The Single Life 13 0 14 Yo

Hulu Confirms 'The Mindy Project' as Latest Original Series

Hulu announced today that it has ordered season four - 26 new episodes - of the critically acclaimed series The Mindy Project. The series will join Hulu’s Original Programming slate in a new agreement with Universal Television. Hulu subscribers will be able to stream past and future episodes of The Mindy Project exclusively on Hulu. Since its network premiere in 2012, The Mindy Project has been a top show on Hulu and has consistently remained popular with Hulu subscribers. Hulu is currently the exclusive streaming home to all past episodes of the series, which were previously acquired in a library deal with NBCUniversal announced in April 2014. “Mindy has been a beloved member of the Hulu family, so this deal is a natural extension of our relationship,” said Craig Erwich, Senior Vice President and Head of Content, Hulu. “With so many of her fans already catching up and tuning in to the series on Hulu, we know her millions of fans will be eager to find out what Mindy has in store f

'Devious Maids' Season 3 Sneak Peek

(L to R) Judy Reyes, Roselyn Sanchez, Ana Ortiz and Dania Ramirez star in season three of Lifetime's drama Devious Maids, premiering Monday, June 1, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime. Photo by Stuart Pettican Copyright 2015 Hit primetime serial Devious Maids returns for a third season on a new night, Mondays at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime, beginning June 1st. Executive produced by Marc Cherry and Eva Longoria, Devious Maids follows five maids with ambition and dreams of their own while working for the rich and famous in Beverly Hills. 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 tony enclave where the staff is as clever, witty and downright as devilish as their employers. The series has centered on a close-­knit group of maids, Marisol (Ana Ortiz), Rosie (Dania Ramírez), Carmen (Roselyn Sánchez), Valentina (Edy Ganem) and Zoila (Judy

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Preview: Maya Tells Rick She Was Raised as a Boy

On Friday's must-see episode of The Bold and the Beautiful , Rick Forrester (Jacob Young) is ready to marry Maya Avant (Karla Mosley) – but first, she wants to come clean about a secret she's been holding onto for years: She is transgender. Watch the sneak peek of their scene below:

Michael Learned and Nicholas Rodriguez Take the Stage in 'Mothers and Sons'

Michael Learned Michael Learned, best known for her role as the mother Olivia Walton in The Waltons is continuing her success in Philly to Austin for the Zach Theatre's production of "Mothers and Sons" opposite, Nicholas Rodriguez ( One Life to Live's Nick Chavez). Learned played General Hospital's Shirley Smith in 2010 and filled in for the late Jeanne Cooper as Katherine Chancellor on The Young and the Restless in 2011. She also had guest roles as Judge Turner on sister soaps All My Children and One Life to Live in 2005.

The CW 2015-2016 Schedule Revealed

The CW Network presented its 2015-16 broadcast schedule today to advertisers, affiliates and national media at New York City Center in New York City. The indie-pop band Of Monsters and Men kicked off the presentation with a live performance of their latest single “Crystals,” and their international hit song “Little Talks.” “This has been a terrific season for The CW, and is a result of a strategy we set in motion a few years ago to broaden out and grow our audience,” said Pedowitz. “We had our most watched season, and our highest-rated season among men, in seven years. We launched The CW’s most watched series ever with THE FLASH, and with THE FLASH and JANE THE VIRGIN, we received more critical acclaim than ever before. “The CW is heading into next season with incredible stability and strength, and continuing its strategy of adding more original programming all year long. Our new fall series CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND is original and hilarious, and will work as a perfect companion for J

CBS 2015-2016 Scheduled Revealed

CBS today unveiled its 2015-2016 primetime lineup, featuring seven new shows and 22 returning series. CBS will build on a schedule that will finish the current season as America’s most-watched network in viewers for the 12th time in 13 years, including the last seven years straight. The new fall dramas are: the heart-pounding medical series CODE BLACK, set in the busiest, most notorious ER in the nation; the fast-paced LIMITLESS, based on the feature film with Bradley Cooper, starring Jake McDorman as an average guy who can suddenly access 100% of his brain capacity with a mysterious pill; and SUPERGIRL, starring Melissa Benoist in the title role based on the DC Comics superhero.

ABC 2015-2015 Schedule Revealed

ABC announced its 2015-16 slate of programming on Tuesday, including the addition of 10 new series. Paul Lee, president, ABC Entertainment Group, unveiled the network’s new lineup to the advertising and media communities this afternoon at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall. "Our new slate of shows continues the momentum from last year. ABC was the most buzzed about network, and the only major network to hold on to its audience and to grow in the target demo. Our 2015-16 schedule, with new shows and returning favorites that reflect our commitment to world-class storytelling, will solidify ABC’s place as the network that raises the bar for what viewers expect from broadcast television," said Lee. ABC is the only major network to increase its Adult 18-49 audience during the 2014-15 season.  ABC delivered 7 of the Top 20 entertainment series on broadcast TV this season in Adults 18-49, placing 4 of the Top 10 and claiming 3 of the Top 5 dramas: Modern Family and Scandal ti

'Queen of the South' Picked Up for 13 Episodes by USA

USA Network announced the 13-episode series pick-up of the drama Queen of the South , starring Alice Braga ( City of God ), a co-production from Fox 21 Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions (UCP). The series is based on the literary page-turner “La Reina Del Sur,” the top-selling novel by the internationally acclaimed author Arturo Pérez-Reverte, which also yielded a Telemundo series that became one of the most popular telenovelas of all time for USA’s sister network. The series is slated to premiere in 2016. Queen of the South will 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 ). A showrunner will be announced shortly. The pilot is written by Fortin and Miller and directed by Charlotte Sieling. Fox 21 Television Studios developed and produced the pilot and will run lead on the co-production with UCP.

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Casts Rome Flynn as Zende Forrester Dominguez

Rome Flynn Drumline: A New Beat actor Rome Flynn has joined the cast of The Bold and the Beautiful as Zende Forrester Dominguez, TV Insider is reporting. Zende had been orphaned when both parents died of AIDS. Zende had lived at an orphanage with his younger brother, but sadly, his brother also died of the disease. To help pay his way, Zende worked around the orphanage and helped take care of the younger children. Kristen Forrester (Tracy Melchior) and her husband, Tony Dominguez (Paulo Benedeti), discovered when Zende became too old to live in the orphanage he would probably end up on the streets or working anywhere he could find work. Kristen and Tony legally adopted young Zende, choosing to give him both of their surnames. [SPOILER ALERT] Zende will return to the Forrester fold thanks to Ridge (Thorsten Kaye) and Pam (Alley Mills), who want the young man to be an intern at Forrester Creations and learn the family business. Just one catch: Ridge and Pam don't want

FOX 2015-2016 Schedule Revealed

Dana Walden and Gary Newman, Chairmen and CEOs, Fox Television Group, today unveiled the FOX primetime slate for the 2015-2016 television season to the national advertising community during its annual Programming Presentation at the Beacon Theatre. “Building on the phenomenal momentum created by GOTHAM, THE LAST MAN ON EARTH and, of course, EMPIRE, we’re infusing next season’s schedule with new ambitious dramas, smart comedies, aspirational unscripted series and big live events and specials – all from the best creators in the business,” said Walden and Newman. “And our strategy with these bold creative swings is simple: schedule them strategically, market them relentlessly and create events that break through and captivate viewers across every platform.”

NBC 2015-2016 Schedule Revealed

As it closes in on its second consecutive season-long victory in the key adult 18-49 demographic, NBC unveils a new 2015-16 primetime schedule that combines popular returning series, edge-of-your-seat new dramas, inventive new comedies and season nine of the Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” NBC is on track to win the traditional September-to-May primetime season in adults 18-49 for the second year in a row after having gone the prior 10 years without an 18-49 win. Through 32 completed weeks of the season, NBC also ranks #1 or tied for #1 among the Big 4 networks in adults and men 18-34 and men and women 18-49. In total viewers, NBC is running #2 for the season and within 7% of its year-ago Olympics-boosted average (8.8 million vs. 9.5 million), making this season and last NBC’s two top-scoring seasons in total viewers since 2006-07.

Web Series of the Week Poll (May 2-8, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network "Web Series of the Week" poll, Real Mommy Confessions was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on all the new episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Wednesday, May 13 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from May 2-8, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Watch this week's indie series below: - Double Agents Episode 2 "The Spy Who Clubbed Me!" - Family Problems Episode 48 "Surprise" - From Mansfield With Love No.44 "Quiet on Set" & No.45 "Aftermath" - How I Seize It Episode 163 "Baltimore Riots" - Miles + Cal Episode 5 (season finale) - The Misselthwai

Hallmark Movie 'Just The Way You Are' Premieres Tonight, Stars Candace Cameron Bure & Ty Olsson

Just The Way You Are premieres May 9 on Hallmark Channel. Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media United States LLC/Photographer: Bettina Strauss Hallmark Channel movie Just the Way You Are premieres Saturday, May 9 at 9p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Candace Cameron Bure as Jennie Wreitz, a successful matchmaker who's suddenly lost the spark in her own marriage after 15 years. With their union about to fall apart, Jennie insists her husband Ian (Ty Olsson) goes on a blind date - with her! By rediscovering each other as "newly-mets," they get a second chance to fall in love for the first time all over again. Watch a sneak peek below:

TV One Movie 'For the Love of Ruth' Premieres Tonight, Stars Denise Boutté, Gary Dourdan, Loretta Devine and James Pickens Jr.

For the Love of Ruth premieres May 9 on TV One. For The Love of Ruth premieres on Satuday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET on TV One. The film stars Denise Boutté, Gary Dourdan, Loretta Devine and James Pickens Jr. Inspired by the biblical story, For The Love of Ruth follows the journey of Ruth Sommerling (Boutté), who, orphaned as a child and currently residing in a women’s shelter has lived a life filled with pain and disappointment. In rapid succession, Ruth marries Nicholas Marachond, but a dreadful accident leaves her widowed. Refusing to abandon the new family ties she’s formed, Ruth develops a close bond with Naomi Marachond (Devine). As the matriarch of the Marachond family, Naomi introduces Ruth to the fullness that a life filled with faith and loyalty presents. However, Naomi’s brother-in-law Stephen (Pickens Jr.) discourages this connection and voices his suspicion of Ruth’s intentions. Ultimately, the love she desired all her life is found in Naomi’s reclusive cousin, Braxt

Lifetime Movie 'Stockholm, Pennsylvania' Premieres Tonight, Stars Saoirse Ronan, Cynthia Nixon, Jason Isaacs & David Warshofsky

Stockholm, Pennsylvania premieres May 9 on Lifetime. Stockholm, Pennsylvania premieres Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Lifetime, centering on a young woman, kidnapped as a child, who struggles to readjust to life after being returned home. The film stars Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Saoirse Ronan ( Atonement ), Golden Globe nominee and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon ( Sex and the City ), Golden Globe nominee Jason Isaacs ( Harry Potter , The State Within ) and David Warshofsky ( The Mentalist ). Abducted 17 years ago, Leia (Ronan) is miraculously found and returned home to her parents Marcy (Nixon) and Glen Dargon (Warshofsky). Having long forgotten her family, after being raised by her captor Benjamin McKay (Isaacs), Leia finds herself unable to connect to those who love her the most. Instead, she yearns for Ben, the only father figure she's ever known, and the safety of the basement she called home most of her life. Marcy resorts to desperate measures to for

NBC Cancels 'State of Affairs'

NBC has canceled State of Affairs, the highly touted drama starring Katherine Heigl and Alfre Woodard. With a big marketing push, the drama opened to 8.6 million total viewers but the series ended its run with little fanfare, and only 4.5 million total viewers. In the series, Heigl played a CIA analyst who, faced with constant moral and political judgment calls, prioritizes the President's (Woodard) Daily Briefing.

Poster Released for Michael Caruso's Upcoming Series 'Winterthorne' Featuring Martha Madison and the Cast

Martha Madison leads the all-star cast of Winterthorne . Michael Caruso won rave reviews and a couple of Indie Series Awards, plus nabbed a Daytime Emmy nomination, for his brilliant work on DeVanity , which wrapped in 2014 after four glorious seasons. His much-awaited next project, Winterthorne , won't premiere until August 27, but the show has released a poster of the cast to tease fans who are already counting the days. Check out the full poster below:

'General Hospital' Legend Anthony Geary To Leave Soap This Summer

Anthony Geary Eight-time Emmy winner Anthony Geary has decided to leave ABC's General Hospital at the end of his current contract. Geary will continue shooting at the hit soap until late June and remain on air for a month or so after that, according to TV Insider . "I don't like that word 'retirement.'" Geary said. "It sounds like some guy sitting around the pool drinking Mai Tais until his heart gives out, and that's not me. I'm an actor, a showbiz kid. This year marks 50 years for me in this business—a half-century of professional work—and I am not about to bring that to an end. I will always act. I will always be looking for another project." General Hospital executive producer Frank Valentini said, "Tony recently made his intentions clear that he would vacate his role of Luke Spencer this year, and it was a decision he did not come to lightly. After 37 years on the air, Tony felt this was the right time to bid adieu to Luke

'The Royals' Reaches Record Audience Highs with All Key Demos

E!'s first original scripted series, "The Royals," delivered a record high 1.3M P18-49 (Sunday, May 3 at 10pm), an increase of +25% over the previous week in L3s. The episode also scores series high ratings among its core female audiences, including 1.1M F18-49 and 600K F18-34 in L3s, up +27% and +33% versus last week's episode respectfully. "The Royals" delivered 2.2M P2+ this week in L3s. The series remains the highest rated new original scripted series this year across all key demos in ad supported cable, excluding spinoffs. "The Royals" has two episodes remaining in its first season with the finale on Sunday, May 17 at 10pm. The fan favorite series has already been picked up for a second season and will return late 2015.

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (April 25-May 1, 2015)

Real Mommy Confessions was voted favorite web series of the week. The results are in from the Indie Series Network's Web Series of the Week (#WSOTW) poll for April 25-May 1, 2015. Real Mommy Confessions was voted favorite web series for the week. The a new episode of Family Problems was second, followed by the latest from Redheads Anonymous , Raymond & Lane and Young Love . The acting favorites were Family Problems'  John Samela and Wendy Hartman, and the favorite couple/duo was Christina & Alexander from Family Problems . Check out the complete results below including the Favorite Actor, Actress and Couple/Duo of the Week: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Real Mommy Confessions 15 1 2 Family Problems 1 24 3 Redheads Anonymous 3 4 4 Raymond & Lane - 3 5 Young Love 21 0 6 Karma 25 0 7 Ordained 6 0 8 The Misselthwaite Archives 7 1 9 Submissions Only - 0 10 Standard Action - 0 11 Haywire - 0 12 Quirk Me Over - 0 13 The Single Life 13 0 14 Tria

Josh Charles 'Masters of Sex' in a Major Guest-Starring Role

Emmy-nominated actor Josh Charles will recur in a season-long arc on the third season of MASTERS OF SEX, which premieres July 12 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. Starring Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Michael Sheen and Emmy nominee Lizzy Caplan as real-life pioneers of human sexuality, William Masters and Virginia Johnson, MASTERS OF SEX chronicles their unusual lives, romance and pop-culture trajectory. Masters and Johnson's research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a mid-western teaching hospital in St. Louis to the cover of Time magazine. Best known to television audiences as Will Gardner on The Good Wife, Charles is set to play Daniel Logan, a self-made businessman working in the scent industry. In an attempt to bottle the smell of sex and market an aphrodisiac to the general public, Dan seeks out Masters and Johnson's expertise on desire. A charismatic salesman, Dan's involvement with Masters and Johnson becomes complicated.

C. Thomas Howell and Henry Rollins to Guest Star in ABC Family's New Procedural Drama 'Stitchers'

C. Thomas Howell ( Criminal Minds , Southland ) and Henry Rollins ( Sons of Anarchy ) will guest star in ABC Family's new procedural drama Stitchers . Howell will guest star in a recurring role as Daniel, a mysterious person Kirsten (series star Emma Ishta) knew long ago. Rollins will play Barbiero, a security expert who has worked with Maggie (series star Salli Richardson-Whitfield) in the past and is now pushed to extreme measures. He is lethal when he needs to be and practical when the situation calls for some clear thought. Both Rollins and Howell will appear later in the season. Stitchers follows Kirsten, a young woman recruited into a covert government agency to be 'stitched' into the minds of the recently deceased, using their memories to investigate murders and decipher mysteries that otherwise would have gone to the grave. Stitchers premieres Tuesday, June 2, 2015 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC Family. Stitchers is executive-produced by Jeffrey Alan Schechter ( Ov

Chiller Unveils 2015-2016 Original Programming, Including Original Movies and Network's First-Ever Original Series

On the heels of its most-watched original movie to date (Animal) and the SXSW 2015 premiere of its original movie The Boy , Chiller has announced new original content for 2015 and 2016, including its first-ever original series, Slasher , and two new original movies, Lifeforce and Siren . "Chiller delivers a broad range of compelling horror programming, from classic edge-of-your-seat thrillers to thought-provoking psychological dramas," said Dave Howe, President, Syfy & Chiller. "Given Chiller's success in the original film space with Animal and The Boy, we're thrilled to premiere our first-ever original series, Slasher, later this year." Chiller's 2015-16 new original content includes:

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries “Gold Crown Christmas” Event Coming July 3-12

"Gold Crown Christmas" comes to Hallmark Movies & Mysteries from July 3-12, 2015 Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will host a 24/7 holiday-themed lineup, showcasing timeless classics from the award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame library and a collection of cherished holiday family films during “Gold Crown Christmas,” a holiday extravaganza beginning Friday, July 3 at 2 p.m. ET/PT until Sunday, July 12 at midnight. “Christmas is the most wonderful time of year on Crown Media Family Networks, and Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries are consistently the place for viewers who can’t get enough of our exclusive holiday programming,” said Michelle Vicary, Executive Vice President, Programming, Crown Media Family Networks. “That is why we can’t wait to bring our most celebrated and top-rated original Christmas movies and programs to viewers in July, to remind them of the magic of Christmas, and gift them with the holiday joy we all anticipate year after year.

Hallmark Channel’s “Christmas Keepsake” Event Coming July 3-12

Brandon Routh stars in The Nine Lives of Christmas . Photo Credit: Copyright 2014 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: David Owen Strongman Hallmark Channel will host a 24/7 holiday-themed lineup, showcasing the top-rated Christmas favorites, timeless classics, and a rare sneak peek at an upcoming Hallmark Channel Original holiday movie during the 2015 edition of “Christmas Keepsake,” a holiday extravaganza beginning Friday, July 3, 2015 at 2 p.m. ET/PT until Sunday, July 12 at midnight. The programming slate will feature the network’s most beloved original holiday movies alongside fan favorites, including last year’s top cable movie of the year, Christmas Under Wraps , Debbie Macomber’s Mrs. Miracle , A Royal Christmas , The Nine Lives of Christmas , and many more. The “Christmas Keepsake” event will also feature a summer preview of the all-new Original World Premiere holiday 2015 movie, Family Christmas (wt), starring Lacey Chabert! “Christmas is the most wonderful t

The Week in Shirtless Soap Studs (April 27-May 1, 2015)

"Do I seem like the kind of guy who mixes business with pleasure," Carter Walton (Lawrence Saint-Victor) asked Nicole Avant (Reign Edwards) on the Monday, April 27 episode of The Bold and the Beautiful . It was a very good week for fans of Shirtless Soap Studs this week on Days of our Lives , General Hospital , The Young and the Restless , and The Bold and the Beautiful , with Lawrence Saint-Victor, Ryan Carnes and Paul Telfer leading a sexually-charged week of drama. Check out highlights below of the men in daytime during the week of April 27-May 1, 2015.

Web Series of the Week Poll (April 25-May1, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network "Web Series of the Week" poll, Family Problems was voted favorite indie series for the week. It's now time to catch up on all the new episodes and vote for your favorite series in this week's poll. You can also cast a vote for your favorite actor, actress and web series couple/duo. Voting ends Tuesday, May 5 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from April 25-May 1, 2015 are eligible. If an indie series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in your choice. Note: The weekly poll can now also be found at serialscoop.com . Watch this week's indie series below: - Family Problems Episode 47 "Run" - From Mansfield With Love No.42 "MUST the show go on?" & No.43 "A Bit More Realistic" - Haywire Episode 25 "Sacrifice" - How I Seize It Episode 162 "Sugar" - Karma Se