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Esquire Channel Orders 13-Episode 'Beowulf' To Air in 2016

Esquire Network continues its bold venture into original scripted programming and will bring the epic tale of “Beowulf” to the small screen in 2016. The inspiration for countless books, movies and comics worldwide, this grand and unparalleled rendition will bring 13 adventure-clad episodes illuminating the supernatural anecdote of Beowulf, a prodigious but troubled warrior who experiences love and loss yet shares a deep binding comradery with his fellow kinsmen. Reimagined for television, the series was filmed throughout England’s vast and breath-taking countryside to set the stage for the story’s fantastical land inhabited by heroes and beasts. “Beowulf” is produced by ITV Studios with Tim Haines and Katie Newman serving as Executive Producers along with James Dormer (STRIKE BACK), who writes the series. It is distributed internationally by ITV Studios Global Entertainment. Matt Hanna, Executive Vice President of Development and Production for Esquire Network said, “‘Beowulf’ exemp

Sean Atkins Named President Of MTV

MTV, a unit of Viacom, has named Sean Atkins as President, overseeing all creative and business operations for the youth entertainment brand and its sister networks, MTV2 and mtvU. A veteran media executive with expertise across disciplines, Atkins joins MTV from Discovery Communications, where he most recently served as General Manager & Executive Vice President of Digital Media and Strategy. Atkins will report to Doug Herzog, President of the Viacom Music and Entertainment Group. MTV’s programming co-heads, Mina Lefevre, Executive Vice President and Head of Scripted Development; and Lauren Dolgen, Head of Reality Programming and Executive Vice President of Series Development, will report directly to Atkins. The announcement was made today by Herzog.

'Youthful Daze' Adds Drew Garrett, Cady McClain, Guy Wilson, Melissa Archer, Bryan Dattilo, Andrew Trischitta and Sean Kanan

Drew Garrett, Cady McClain, Guy Wilson, Melissa Archer, Bryan Dattilo, Andrew Trischitta and Sean Kanan. Web soap Youthful Daze returns for a new season on February 20, 2016, and a number of cast additions  have now been revealed. Below is a list of new characters: * Jimmy Lowe, played Drew Garrett (ex-Michael, General Hospital ) * Aunt Kathy, played by Cady McClain (ex-Dixie, All My Children ; ex-Rosanna, As the World Turns ; ex-Kelly, The Young and the Restless ) * Shane Edmundson, played by Guy Wilson (Will, Days of our Lives ) * Monica Reynolds, played by Melissa Archer (ex-Natalie, One Life to Live ; ex-Serena, Days of our Lives ) * Eric, played by Bryan Dattilo (Lucas, Days of our Lives ) * Travis Montgomery, played by Andrew Trischitta (ex-Jack, One Life to Live ) * Cult leader Richie Kingsly, played by Sean Kanan (Deacon, The Bold and the Beautiful ; ex-AJ, General Hospital )

'The Young and the Restless' Star Mishael Morgan Happily Poses with Husband and Baby

Mishael Morgan with her husband and baby. Photo by Davar Stephen The Young and the Restless actress Mishael Morgan (Hilary Curtis Hamilton) gave birth to her son, Niam, on August 9. She posted photos at the time with the caption: "Cats out da bag #yrfanevent Introducing Niam!!! Thx 4 all your ❤️ & support during this time in my life! #hevon #YR" "As cliche as it sounds, I have never been this in love in my life!" Morgan told Soaps in Depth magazine. "My heart feels like it's overflowing. I just stare at him for hours and nothing else seems important. I am so thankful for this little man and this crazy adventure called motherhood." On Tuesday, she posted a new family photo with her husband and baby boy, and it's breathtakingly beautiful. Morgan looks much happier than her Y&R character, who is in a coma and being held captive by Neil Winters (Kristoff St. John). RELATED: * EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Mishael Morgan Shares Insights

'The Vampire Diaries' Season 7 Poster Revealed

The Vampire Diaries Season 7 premieres on Thursday, October 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on The CW.

John Oliver Reunites 'Days of our Lives' Supercouple EJ & Sami on 'Last Week Tonight'

ABC News recently profiled 16-year-old refugee Nageen Mustafa, who traveled from her home in the war-torn Syrian town of Kobani to the Serbian border with Hungary. Bound to a wheel chair, the obstacles she has faced are unimaginable, and yet she is endlessly optimistic. Her English is impeccable for a teenager who has never seen the inside of a classroom and who spent most of her childhood indoors, in a culture where she told us she was shunned for her disability. How did she learn to speak English so well? “At home with my favorite TV show, Days of our Lives ,” she said, beaming. "I watched it for two years. I was waking up at 8 a.m. some days to watch it. That’s a great show. But they killed the main character that I loved!” On Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight on HBO, host John Oliver had a surprise for 16-year old Syrian refugee Nageen Mustafa. Mustafa told ABC she sad that the character of EJ DiMera (James Scott) had been killed off Days because EJ and Sami

Web Series of the Week Poll (September 19-25, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, The Platoon of Power Squadron 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, September 30 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from September 19-25, 2015 are eligible. If a web series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in the name of the show. Watch this week's indie series below: - About Us Season 2 Episode 1 "Malignancy" - Anyone But Me "Lost Scenes, Part 4" - Bad Dates "Kip" - Best Friends! Episodes 6 "Pretty Shocking Stuff" & 7 "You Never Cease To Disgust Me" - Black Season 2 Episodes 1 &qu

Hallmark Movie 'Love On The Air' Premieres Tonight, Stars Alison Sweeney and Jonathan Scarfe

Love On The Air premieres September 26 on Hallmark Channel. Photo Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Eike Schroter Hallmark Original Movie Love On The Air premieres Saturday, September 26 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel, following the season finale of Cedar Cove . The film stars Alison Sweeney ( Days of our Lives , The Biggest Loser ) and Jonathan Scarfe ( Detective McLean: Ties That Bind , Hell on Wheels ). When polar opposite radio hosts Sonia (Sweeney) and Nick (Scarfe) are assigned to co-host a talk show, their conflicting approaches to love and relationships create a battle of the sexes. "For men who think a woman's place is in the kitchen, just remember that's where the knives are," Sonia says on the air, as the hosts go back and forth with their bold and opinionated statements. Though the independent woman and the defiant bachelor spar on air, the common bond of having been hurt in relationships makes them frien

Lifetime Movie 'Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story' Premieres September 26, Stars Colin Egglesfield & Leonor Varela

Colin Egglesfield stars in Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story . Lifetime movie Murder in Mexico: The Bruce Beresford-Redman Story premieres Saturday, September 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Colin Egglesfield ( Rizzoli & Isles , The Client List , All My Children ) and Leonor Varela ( Dallas ). Based on a true story. Bruce Beresford-Redman (Egglesfield), a producer for the hit reality show Survivor , takes his wife Monica (Varela) and their children on vacation to Mexico in an effort to salvage his crumbling marriage after he is caught cheating. But when Monica is found strangled to death, the police soon look to Bruce as their number one suspect. As his wife's friends and family start to turn on him and even his own friends become suspicious, Bruce faces extradition to Mexico to stand trial for her murder. Watch a sneak peek below:

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (September 12-18, 2015)

The Platoon of Power Squadron 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 September 12-18, 2015. The Platoon of Power Squadron was voted favorite web series for week. The latest from Oh $#%+! I Woke Up in Colorado was second, followed by new episodes of Entangled with You , Under InspeKtion and Classic Alice . The acting favorites were  Entangled with You 's Al Thompson and Oh $#%+! I Woke Up in Colorado 's   Elena Rose Davis , and the favorite couple/duo was Jen & Kassie from Entangled with You . Check out the complete results below: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 The Platoon of Power Squadron - 1 2 Oh $#%+! I Woke Up in Colorado 2 2 3 Entangled with You - ?? 4 Under InspeKtion - ?? 5 Classic Alice 12 0 6 Where the Bears Are 3 5 7 Shades of Bad 5 2 8 The Horizon 6 1 9 EastSiders - 6 10 Anyone But Me 10 0 11 Bad Dates - 0 12 Carmi

TV One Movie 'Welcome to the Family' Premieres September 26, Stars Valarie Pettiford & Telma Hopkins

Welcome to the Family premieres September 26 on TV One. TV One explores what happens when traditional family values collide with the modern-day digital age in its latest original movie Welcome to the Family premiering on Saturday, September 26 at 8 p.m. ET. Reuniting Half & Half co-stars Valarie Pettiford ( Born Again Virgin , One Life to Live , Another World ) and Telma Hopkins ( Are We There Yet? , Gimme a Break ), the film also stars Kali Hawk, B.J. Britt, James Black, Chelsea Tavares, Glenn Plummer and Brooklyn McLinn. Welcome to the Family centers on Stella, an internet producer (Kali Hawk), who has to learn how to balance her personal and professional lives. She utilizes her family reunion to not only reveal her engagement to fiancée Quinton (B.J. Britt), but also to prove she can host her own web series. Stella is blinded by her own ambition, as each family member's antics and escapades hit the World Wide Web. Caught up in the world of media mania and surrounded

Today On 'Days of our Lives'

Today on Days of our Lives , A Martinez debuts as Eduardo, Eve's (Kassie DePaiva) ex who has more than one connection to Salem. Needless to say, Eve isn't very happy to see him. Meanwhile, Steve (Stephen Nichols) heads off to find Bo (Peter Reckell), and Julie (Susan Seaforth Hayes) and Maggie (Suzanne Rogers) worry about Caroline (Peggy McCay).

Blind Item: Frontburner Daytime Star Preparing To Leave

The revolving door of daytime soap operas has been rotating on warp speed lately. And from what I'm hearing, another major exit is in the works. Below is all I can reveal...for now: * This performer's contract is up for renewal in the next couple of months and he/she is telling everyone who will listen it will not be renewed. Currently involved in a major front-burner story, this person's exit would be a huge blow to the plans of the writing team. RELATED: * Blind Items: Four Things We Know But Can't Reveal...Yet * Blind Item: Who Stops Elizabeth and Jake From Getting Married on 'General Hospital'?

67th Primetime Emmy Awards Winner's List

Viola Davis Below is the complete list of winners for the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards: Outstanding Drama Series "Better Call Saul" (AMC) "Downton Abbey" (PBS) "Game Of Thrones" (HBO) *WINNER "Homeland" (Showtime) "House Of Cards" (Netflix) "Mad Men" (AMC) "Orange Is The New Black" (Netflix)

Web Series of the Week Poll (September 12-18, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Proper Manors 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, September 23 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from September 12-18, 2015 are eligible. If a web series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in the name of the show. Watch this week's indie series below: - Anyone But Me "Lost Scenes, Part 3" - Bad Dates Episode 3 "Even fugitives have online dating profiles" - Best Friends! Episode 5 "Azrabel" -  Captives  Episode 2 "Choice and Consequence" - Carmilla Season 2 Episodes 31 "Siege Tactics" &

Web Series of the Week Poll Results (September 5-11, 2015)

Proper Manors 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 September 5-11, 2015) Proper Manors was voted favorite web series for week. The latest from Oh $#%+! I Woke Up in Colorado was second, followed by new episodes of Where the Bears Are , Preflight Launch and Shades of Bad . The acting favorites were  Oh $#%+! I Woke Up in Colorado 's Spencer Kane and Shade of Bad's Jean Heard , and the favorite couple/duo was Aiden & Berentia from Preflight Launch . Check out the complete results below: RANK SHOW LAST WEEK TOP 3 1 Proper Manors - 29 2 Oh $#%+! I Woke Up in Colorado 5 1 3 Where the Bears Are 4 5 4 Preflight Launch - 1 5 Shades of Bad 6 2 6 The Horizon 7 1 7 Out With Dad - 14 8 The Under 5ers 11 2 9 Freefall - 1 10 Anyone But Me 10 0 11 #kateconwayisajerk - 0 12 Classic Alice 12 0 13 First Dates 13 0 14 Carmilla 8 0 15 Be

Hallmark Movie 'Lead With Your Heart' Premieres Tonight, Stars William Baldwin, Kari Matchett, Steven Love, Amy Forsyth

Lead With Your Heart premieres September 19 on Hallmark Channel. Photo Credit: Copyright 2015 Crown Media United States, LLC/Photographer: Shane Mahood Hallmark Channel movie Lead With Your Heart premieres Saturday, September 19 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars William Baldwin ( Be My Valentine , Gossip Girl ), Kari Matchett ( Covert Affairs ), Steven Love ( Solo ) and Amy Forsyth ( Defiance ). Baldwin is also an executive producer on the film, which tells the story of a happily married couple facing life-changing decisions as they prepare for their next chapter in their marriage. With their youngest son leaving for college in the fall, happily married couple Ben (Baldwin) and Maura (Matchett) prepare for their upcoming chapter as empty nesters. The couple faces an even larger change when Maura takes a temporary position – and big promotion – in Minneapolis. Ben and Maura miss one another while living apart, but the distance also shines a light on their differences like never

EXCLUSIVE: Brant Daugherty Previews His New Film 'Ungodly Acts'

Brant Daugherty stars in the all-new movie Ungodly Acts , premiering Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m ET/PT on Lifetime. Photo by Courtesy of Lifetime Copyright 2015 Ohio native Brant Daugherty went to Columbia College in Chicago and earned a bachelor’s degree in film and video production. He is perhaps best known for his role as Noel Kahn on Pretty Little Liars, or his memorable run on Dancing with the Stars opposite Peta Murgatroyd. His other credits include Army Wives, Days of our Lives, The Starving Games and Anger Management. On Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, he stars with Megan Park in the Lifetime Original Movie Ungodly Acts . When the wife of religious cult leader Daniel is found hanging from a swing set, her death is initially ruled as a suicide. But when one of the parishioners of the church comes forward with interesting details about her death, Daniel is suspected of foul play and investigators begin to uncover what may have happened behind the closed door

'General Hospital' Spoilers (September 21-September 25, 2015)

Will Morgan shoot Julian? What is happening on General Hospital during the week of September 21, 2015? Check out the spoilers below to find out! * Morgan puts Julian and Alexis in danger. * Olivia seeks Tracy's help. * Liz covers for Sonny. * Michael defends his family. * Carly and Michael beg Morgan to seek help. * Sam remembers Jason. * Sam shares her memories with Jake. * Liz and Jake set their wedding date. * Liz obsesses over the pain she is causing those she loves. * Jake offers to help Carly * Sam offers her help to Julian * Alexis reaches out to Morgan * Ava and Carly face off. * Patrick and Liz discuss her relationship with Jake.

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Casting New Role

Soap Opera Digest is reporting that The Bold and the Beautiful has put out a casting call for the contract role of “Alisha,” an African-American female, 18-21 years old, who is described as, “assertive, sexy, Midwestern, unsophisticated and beautiful." The role is set to begin in October. Update:  The casting call has been revised.   Alisha is now described as an 18-21 year old who is Hispanic or Middle Eastern, sexy, Midwestern, unsophisticated and beautiful. RELATED: * 'The Bold and the Beautiful' Spoilers (September 21-September 25, 2015)

The Young and the Restless' Spoilers (September 21-25, 2015)

A war with Victor? "Bring it on!" says Ashley. What is happening on The Young and the Restless during the week of September 21, 2015? Check out the spoilers below to find out! * Stacy Haiduk returns as Patty Williams * Sharon (Sharon Case) runs into Patty * Sharon is worried her secret will come out. * Dylan (Steve Burton) takes Faith to visit Sharon * Ian (Ray Wise) shares a secret with Adam (Justin Hartley). * Nick (Joshua Morrow) learns about the Paragon Project. * Victor (Eric Braeden) forces Marisa (Sofia Pernas) to make a decision * Jack (Peter Bergman) asks Phyllis (Gina Tognoni) about Fred. * The feud between the Newmans and Abbotts heats back up * Ashley (Eileen Davidson) and Jack (Peter Bergman) clash. * Victoria (Amelia Heinle) defends Billy (Burgess Jenkins). * Kevin (Greg Rikaart) delivers bad news to Adam and Chelsea (Melissa Claire Egan). * Abby (Melissa Ordway) and Stitch (Sean Carrigan) confront their situation. * Devon (Bryton James) lash

'The Bold and the Beautiful' Spoilers (September 21-September 25, 2015)

Caroline is ready to start a future with Ridge. What is happening on The Bold and the Beautiful during the week of September 21, 2015? Check out the spoilers below! *Liam (Scott Clifton) is caught between a rock and a hard place. *Pam (Alley Mills) and Charlie (Dick Christie) try to help Zende (Rome Flynn) and Nicole (Reign Edwards). *Zende confronts Thomas (Pierson Fode) about kissing Nicole. *Zende and Nicole make plans for a real date. *Ivy (Ashleigh Brewer) comes up with a plan to get her job back. *Ivy needs Steffy's (Jacqueline MacInnes Wood) help. *Wyatt's (Darin Brooks) sudden change of heart surprises Quinn. *People at Forrester theorize about Brooke's (Katherine Kelly Lang) reaction to Caroline (Linsey Godfrey) and Ridge's (Thorsten Kaye) news. *Brooke returns to her role as Ridge's confidant. *Brooke pushes Ridge to tell Caroline the truth about his situation. *Caroline and Ridge talk about having a family.

Ratings: 'The Young and the Restless' Ties Low in Women 18-49

The ratings for the week of September 7-September 11 2015 are in and it looks like the big winners are The Bold and the Beautiful , Days of our lives , and General Hospital . The news isn't so good for The Young and the Restless . They hit a new low in Women 18-49. (Compared to Last Week/Compared to Last Year) Total Viewers 1. Y&R 4,563,000 (-214,000/-176,000) 2. B&B 3,448,000 (-120,000/-6,000) 3. GH 2,765,000 (+130,000/-163,000) 4. DAYS 2,470,000 (+155,000/-52,000) Households 1. Y&R 3.34/12 (-.07/-.14) 2. B&B 2.51/9 (-.05/-.09) 3. GH 2.09/7 (+.07/-.12) 4. DAYS 1.84/6 (+.07/-.05) Women 18-34 Viewers 1. DAYS 0.46 (+.1/+.01) 2. Y&R 0.44 (-.05/-.29) 3. GH 0.43 (same/-.12) 4. B&B 0.38 (+.02/-.25) Women 18-49 Viewers 1. Y&R 1.04/8 (-.03/-.27) 2. B&B 0.85/6 (+.06/-.14) 3. DAYS 0.80/6 (+.08/-.03) 4. GH 0.76/6 (+.08/-.2) Women 25-54 Viewers 1. Y&R 1.67 (+.03/-.33) 2. B&B 1.33 (+.07/-.14) 3. GH 1.10 (+.1/-.31) 4. DAY

Mike C. Manning Shines in Santa Monica Playhouse's "CLIMAX"!

Mike C. Manning and Rae Dawn Chong. Photo Credit: I.C. Rapoport Mike C. Manning goes from competitive snowboarder in Disney's Cloud 9 , to documentary producer, to stage actor in Lisa Phillip Visca's original show "CLIMAX" at California’s Santa Monica Playhouse. On stage, Manning is seduced by Rae Dawn Chong, known for her role on Broadway where she starred in "OH KAY" at the Lunt Fountaine Theatre and films such as Commando and The Color Purple . Chong is also daughter to Tommy Chong of That '70s Show and Cheech & Chong's projects. "I love working with Mike," Rae Dawn says of Manning. "Not only is he talented, sexy and easy to look at, I love that he has chops. He listens, and he can play. Great acting is playful and easy and connected. He is a star!" "CLIMAX," a show that unfolds like a cross between a soap opera and traditional theatre, is directed by duo Chris DeCarlo and Evelyn Rudie, two staples in th

'Days of our Lives' Spoilers (September 21- September 25, 2015)

Marlena is attacked by the Necktie KIller! What is going to happen on Days of Our Lives during the week of September 21, 2015? Check out the weekly spoilers below to find out what kind of drama is taking place in Salem!

Cast of A+E's 'Roots' Includes Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, Chad L. Coleman

Forest Whitaker The cast for A+E Networks' upcoming four-night, eight-hour scripted event miniseries Roots has been revealed, including Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker ( Lee Daniels’ The Butler , South Paw ) as “Fiddler,” a slave who tries to mentor Kunta Kinte and risks his life to help him escape; Academy Award winner Anna Paquin ( True Blood ) as “Nancy Holt,” the wife of a Confederate officer who has her own agenda when it comes to the handling of slaves; Golden Globe Award winning and Emmy Award nominated actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers ( The Tudors ) as “Tom Lea,” an uneducated slave owner desperate to claw his way into the elite company of Southern gentility; Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose ( Dream Girls , The Good Wife ) as “Kizzy,” the cherished, smart daughter of Kunta Kinte who maintains her family pride and warrior spirit; Chad L. Coleman ( The Walking Dead , The Wire ) as “Mingo,” a stern no-nonsense slave who keeps the Lea plantation afloat; Erica Tazel ( Justif

'Days of our Lives' Matches Eight-Month High in Women 18-49 Rating, Nearly 12-Month High in Women 18-34

Days of our Live s rose in the ratings last week. NBC released some good ratings news for Days of our Lives today. The iconic daytime soap opera has equaled a 34-week high in women 18-49 rating during the week of September 7-11 and equaled its top-rated week in the women 18-34 demographic in 49 weeks, according to “live plus same day” viewing figures from Nielsen Media Research.

Elizabeth Hubbard Joins Cast of Award-Winning Web Series 'Anacostia'

Elizabeth Hubbard Any day with Elizabeth Hubbard news is a good one, and today there are two new stories to report. The eleven-time Emmy nominee and two-time winner is joining the cast of Emmy and Indie Series Award winning web series Anacostia . She will play Eva Montgomery. Hubbard, best known for her legendary performances as Dr. Althea Davis on The Doctors and Lucinda Walsh on As the World Turns, will reunite with her ATWT daughter, Martha Byrne, who plays Alexis Jordan on Anacostia so well that she won the first ever Daytime Emmy for the web series drama performance in April. Byrne co-wrote Hubbard's scenes with Anacostia creator Anthony Anderson, and will make her directorial debut in their scenes together. In addition to shooting Anacostia with Hubbard, Byrne is putting together a docustory about her life. "Your old actors, like generals, don't fade away," Hubbard told me when I spoke with her last October at the Weight premiere screening in Ne

'Grey's Anatomy' Season 12 Trailer Released.

Grey's Anatomy Season 12 kicks off on September 24. Meredith adapts to new living arrangements and Bailey fights to be Chief of Surgery despite her fierce competition on the season premiere of Grey's Anatomy , airing September 24 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. In the episode, titled "Sledgehammer," Grey Sloan Memorial springs into action to save the lives of two young girls whose powerful story will force some of the doctors to revisit the effects of bullying on their own pasts. Meanwhile, Meredith (Ellen Pompeo) must adjust to changes at home with her new roommates while Bailey (Chandra Wilson) continues to fight for the Chief of Surgery position and Jackson (Jesse Williams) prepares for April’s (Sarah Drew) return to Seattle. Check out the Season 12 Trailer below:

A&E To Premiere 'Cosby: The Women Speak' Tonight

A&E will premiere Cosby: The Women Speak , a provocative one-hour special offering intimate interviews with some of Bill Cosby’s accusers detailing his perfect storm of fame, power and rapid professional decline following mounting allegations by dozens of women. New and past accusers tell us their story to help piece together the downfall of one of the most respected entertainers in American history. First-hand accounts from the women themselves help examine the allegations, decade by decade to reveal new information and insight into the case. Cosby: The Women Speak will premiere Thursday, September 17th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Freddie Smith Returning to 'Days of our Lives'

Freddie Smith is briefly returning to Days our Lives next month as Sonny Kiriakis, according to show historian Jason47 . When Sonny exited Salem last month, it was because he needed a break from his husband. I'm certain he isn't prepared for Will's death. How will Sonny react? Stay tuned! RELATED : * Confirmed: Guy Wilson Leaving 'Days of our Lives' * Kassie DePaiva Leaving 'Days of our Lives' * Thaao Penghlis Previews His Return to 'Days of our Lives' * Shawn Christian Leaving 'Days of our Lives' * Nadia Bjorlin Returning to Days of our Lives * Rumor: Guy Wilson Leaving 'Days Of Our Lives' * * 'Days of our Lives' Renewal, Inappropriate Behavior and "Dumb Book" Among 173,000 Leaked Sony Emails Archived by Wikileaks * 'Days of our Lives' Spoilers (September 14- September 18, 2015) * Emmy Winner Vincent Irizarry Joins 'Days of our Lives' * EXCLUSIVE: Emmy Winner Jordi Vilasuso Joins 

'Serial Scoop Now' #20: Thorsten Kaye and Linsey Godfrey at 'The Bold and the Beautiful' Pop Up Fan Event in NYC

The Bold and the Beautiful stars Thorsten Kaye and Linsey Godfrey chat with Serial Scoop Now host Roger Newcomb. On the latest episode of Serial Scoop Now (1.20), we traveled to The Bold and the Beautiful Pop Up Fan Event in New York City on Monday, September 14 and spoke with actors Thorsten Kaye (who plays Ridge Forrester) and Linsey Godfrey (Caroline Spencer Forrester) about attending their characters' wedding reception with fans, Godfrey's favorite thing about working at B&B , Kaye's cross-country commute, getting feedback from fans, and more. "I get to come to work with my favorite people, and be with my best friends everyday," Godfrey told us. Kaye even shared his predictions for the upcoming NHL season. "I always have to say the [Red] Wings because they're my team," says Kaye. "L.A. is still going to be tough, Chicago is still going to be tough." Watch our chat with Kaye and Godfrey below:

Confirmed: Guy Wilson Leaving 'Days of our Lives'

Guy Wilson Last month, we reported the unconfirmed rumor we were hearing from multiple sources that Guy Wilson was leaving Days of our Lives and the role of Will Horton. Serial Scoop can now confirm Wilson's departure, as well as the upcoming death of Will.

Lifetime Movie 'Ungodly Acts' Premieres September 19, Stars Brant Daugherty and Megan Park.

Megan Park and Brant Daugherty in Ungodly Acts . Lifetime movie Ungodly Acts premieres Saturday, September 19 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Brant Daugherty and Megan Park. When Melissa Cooper's (Park) body is found hanging from a swing set, the 27-year-old's death is initially ruled a suicide. But two weeks later a young man, Adam, comes forward claiming he murdered Melissa on the orders of her husband, Daniel Cooper (Daugherty). Adam says that Daniel is the leader of an end of times religious cult and that Daniel controls every aspect of the followers’ lives. Daniel Cooper denies all wrongdoing in his wife's death, but other members of the “Church of the Blessed Light” claim that the charismatic Daniel indeed has a secret life. Melissa's case is investigated, exploring what really went on behind closed doors in Daniel and Melissa's marriage, whether Adam acted on his own accord, if Melissa was killed on the orders of her fanatical, newlywed husband or, if M

Blind Items: Four Things We Know But Can't Reveal...Yet

In the world of daytime soap operas, the drama isn't always in front of the camera. And sometimes it's so juicy the names can't be revealed, at least not yet. Below are some recent items that insiders are talking about, when they think no one is listening. 1. This performer never has a negative thing to say about his/her show in the press. However, he/she has been actively campaigning for years to join a rival soap. 2. These young co-stars are two of the nicest people you'd ever want to meet. So why can't they stand each other? 3. This performer has big aspirations, but to achieve them he/she might want to stop burning bridges with questionable behavior. Pay your debts! 4. This performer will last air in the next few weeks, but this exit is not what fans are expecting.

'How to Get Away with Murder' Season 2 Trailer Released: The Killer Will Be Revealed

Matt McGorry, Karla Souza, Aja Naomi King, Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee,Viola Davis, Liza Weil, Billy Brown and Charlie Weber.Photo Credit: ABC/Bob D’Amico The wait for new episodes of How to Get Away with Murder is almost over! Rebecca's murderer is revealed on the Season 2 premiere of HTGAWM , airing Thursday, September 24 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC. Famke Janssen guest stars as Eve. In "It’s Time to Move On, Annalise and her students must move on with their lives as though nothing has happened, but the students are still reeling over Rebecca’s disappearance. Only Annalise and Frank know that Rebecca was murdered and the two are determined to find out who killed her. Meanwhile, Annalise decides she wants to take on a new client, a brother and sister who are accused of killing their parents. And an old friend surprises Annalise at home and teaches her a valuable lesson. ABC has now released a trailer for the second season of HTGAWM. Watch it below:

Thaao Penghlis Previews His Return to 'Days of our Lives'

Thaao Penghlis - Photo Credit: Sue Coflin/Max Photos Thaao Penghlis returns to Days of our Lives as the presumed dead Andre DiMera on September 25, and according to the actor he is thrilled to be back on the show. "I love being a disturber of the peace," he tells TV Guide Magazine . "This is my sixth trip to Days , but I've never had such great writing. It's smart, imaginative, wonderfully gothic."

Nadia Bjorlin Returns to Days of our Lives

Nadia Bjorlin Nadia Bjorlin is returning to Days of our Lives as Chloe Lane, according to the always reliable  Jason47 .  Chloe was last scene in Salem this past July when she learned that Nicole was engaged to her ex-husband Daniel (Shawn Christian).  What is bringing Chloe back to Salem this time? I hope she stays away from men wearing neckties!

'Serial Scoop Now' #19: Pierson Fodé and Ashleigh Brewer at 'The Bold and the Beautiful' Pop Up Fan Event in NYC

The Bold and the Beautiful stars Pierson Fode and Ashleigh Brewer chat with Serial Scoop Now host Roger Newcomb. On the latest episode of Serial Scoop Now (1.19), we traveled to The Bold and the Beautiful Pop Up Fan Event in New York City on Monday, September 14 and spoke with actors Pierson Fodé (who plays Thomas Forrester) and Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy Forrester) about their characters, what it's like to watch an episode with fans, their favorite thing about working at B&B and more. "It's nice to see it through their eyes, and not just my judgmental eyes of myself," Brewer said about watching Monday's B&B episode with the large group of fans in attendance. "I love egging the crowd on," Fode added. "I become a little bit of a ham when people are involved." Watch our chat with Fodé and Brewer below:

Kassie DePaiva Leaving 'Days of our Lives'

Kassie DePaiva Kassie DePaiva is leaving Days of our Lives and the role of Eve Larson. She joined the NBC soap opera early last year, making her first onscreen appearance in the June 18, 2014 episode. Charlotte Ross previously played the role of Eve from 1987-1991. Since Days tapes so far ahead, DePaiva will remain onscreen for several more months. She has a big story coming up with A Martinez, who is joining the show as Eduardo, Eve's ex. We also know, thanks to a recent DePaiva interview, that she will be singing on the Days Christmas episode. Eve's exit will not be tied to the serial killer storyline which has resulted in the deaths of Serena Mason (Melissa Archer) and Eve's daughter, Paige Larson (True O'Brien), with more deaths to come. DePaiva gave her best Days performance last week when Eve found out Paige had been murdered. There's no word at this point on whether DePaiva's departure was her choice or just part of the cast pruning tha

'Serial Scoop Now' #18: John McCook and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood at 'The Bold and the Beautiful' Pop Up Fan Event in NYC

The Bold and the Beautiful stars John McCook and Jacqueline MacInnes Wood chat with Serial Scoop Now host Roger Newcomb. The Bold and the Beautiful came to New York City on Monday, September 14 for a Pop Up Fan Event that doubled as the wedding reception for the just married Ridge Forrester (Thorsten Kaye) and Caroline Spencer (Linsey Godfrey). Fans were served a delicious meal before four cast members--John McCook (Eric), Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy), Ashleigh Brewer (Ivy) and Pierson Fode (Thomas)--were introduced the a packed ballroom at the Marriott Marquis. The stars answered questions from the festive crowd then everyone settled in to watch Monday's episode of B&B , a special treat for the fans in attendance who also got to watch the cast react, sometimes hilariously to what they were seeing on screen. No one was more pleased with himself than Fode, who stood up and egged on the crowd when Thomas leaned in to kiss Nicole (Reign Edwards). After the episod

Watch the Trailer for 'Hiker The Movie' Starring Freddie Smith

There are a lot of Days of our Lives fans missing Freddie Smith and his popular character of Sonny Kiriakis right now. While Sonny is in Paris starting a new life, Freddie Smith has been making a movie! He is starring in 'Hiker The Movie,' with his former Days co-stars Molly Burnett (Melanie), Judi Evans (Adrienne), and Spencer Neville (Derrick). Now, the movie has released its first trailer. Watch it below:

Days of Our lives Celebrates Christmas in Salem! (Video)

As Jennifer Rose Horton (Melissa Reeves) would say, "Oh My Gosh!" I have come down with a case of the major Christmas feels! NBC has posted their latest retrospective video, and this time Christmas has come early! Check out, Bo (Peter Reckell) visiting Hope (Kristian Alfonso) at the Hortons in 1983, Will (Ex-Chandler Massey) talking to Sonny (Freddie Smith) about Alice, John giving a charm bracelet to Marlena (Deidre Hall), and much more below:

Shawn Christian Leaving 'Days of our Lives'

Shawn Christian Actor Shawn Christian is the latest actor we can confirm who will be leaving Days of our Lives . Christian has played Dr. Daniel Jonas since March 2008. Daytime Confidential first mentioned Christian's possible exit back in June, and viewers have been speculating how Daniel might leave Salem. It looks like the controversial doctor--beloved my some viewers and maligned by others as overexposed--will not be making it out of Salem alive. But unlike the recent deaths of Serena Mason (Melissa Archer) and Paige Larson (True O'Brien), Daniel will not be a victim of the serial killer; he's going to the great beyond in another way. Daniel is not the only character who will be killed off in a non-serial killer way. Stay tuned for more on that, plus details of another major exit from Days coming in early 2016. In addition to his role as Dr. Daniel Jones on Days , Christian has starred in As the World Turn s as Mike Kasnoff, and Summerland as Johnny

Web Series of the Week Poll (September 5-11, 2015)

In the last Indie Series Network and Serial Scoop "Web Series of the Week" (#WSOTW) poll, Newsroom One 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, September 16 at 4 p.m. ET (one vote per person per day). Web series that aired one or more new episodes from September 5-11, 2015 are eligible. If a web series aired this week and is not on the list, cast your vote as "Other" and write in the name of the show. Watch this week's indie series below: - Anyone But Me "Lost Scenes, Part 2" - Best Friends! Episode 4 "The Amazing Josh" - Carmilla Season 2 Episodes 29 "Godslayer" & 30 "Co-Existence" - Classic Alice Episodes 81 "Weaker Than Man" & 82 "Confessional: Alice & And

LMN Movie 'Mother of All Lies' Premieres Tonight, Stars Francesca Eastwood, Jennifer Copping, Anna Galvin, Roark Critchlow

Mother of All Lies  premieres September 13 on LMN The World Premiere of Mother of All Lies airs Sunday, September 13 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on LMN. The film stars Francesca Eastwood, Jennifer Copping, Anna Galvin, Jerry Trimble and Roark Critchlow. Adopted teenager Sara (Eastwood) goes in search of her birth mother Abby (Copping), only to find the woman in prison for bank robbery and manslaughter. In an upcoming parole hearing, Sara helps Abby win release, and decides to spend the summer with her before leaving for college. But Sara soon finds herself in danger as her mother returns to her former partner in crime, Carl (Trimble). When Carl ends up dead, both Abby and Sara will be wanted for murder--hunted by the police and the dead man's cohorts. Watch a sneak peek below:

Blind Item: Who Stops Elizabeth and Jake From Getting Married on 'General Hospital'?

Elizabeth Webber (Rebecca Herbst) and Jake Doe (Billy Miller) are planning a wedding on General Hospital , but I suggest you hold off on buying a wedding gift.

'Cedar Cove' Preview: 'Engagement'

Colin Ferguson & Andie MacDowell in Cedar Cove; Credit Eike Schroter In the latest episode of Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove , Jack and Olivia face the probability of a long distance romance, and Jack begins his new job with an unexpected ultimatum. The episode entitled Engagement airs on Saturday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Hallmark Channel.

Lifetime Movie 'The Murder Pact' Premieres Tonight, Stars Alexa Pena Vega, Michael J. Willett and Beau Mirchoff.

Alexa Pena Vega & Beau Mirchoff- courtesy of Lifetime Lifetime movie The Murder Pact premieres Saturday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. The film stars Alexa Pena Vega, Beau Mirchoff, Renee Olstead, Michael J. Willett and Sean Patrick Thomas. After the accidental death of their classmate Heidi, a group of friends flee the scene, not realizing that Heidi's roommate Lisa witnessed everything. When Lisa starts to drop hints that she knows about the accident, the friends decide they can't trust her to stay quiet and plot to keep her silent.  Based on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" <i>The Murder Pact</i> was written by John Doolan and directed by Colin Theys. The cast includes John Heard, Ethan Phillips, and Bailey De Young. Watch a sneak peek below:

'The Young and the Restless' Spoilers (September 14-18, 2015)

Is Phyllis in danger? What is happening on The Young and the Restless during the week of September 14,2015? Check out the spoilers below to find out! * Dylan (Steve Burton) wants the truth from Mariah (Camryn Grimes)