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POSTED: Friday, May 24, 2013, 10:57 AM

During Jimmy Kimmel’s monologue on Thursday night, he was discussing some vexing theological questions – namely, what qualifies you for heaven or hell. So he brought in an expert on the afterlife to explain a few things: Satan.

Actually it’s JK Simmons (The Closer) in a really cool suit. But Lucifer does drop some considerable knowledge. Caution: there are some bleeped-out profanities here. So the Devil has a trashy mouth – go figure!

At the very end, Mephistopheles clears up a cultural question that has been plaguing me: Turns out the Biebs ain’t no Faust.

POSTED: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 3:08 PM
Jessica Walter and Jeffrey Tambor in scene from new episodes of "Arrested Development" (Sam Urdank/Netflix)

Here’s one way “Arrested Development” on Netflix will be different from the show Fox canceled seven years ago: It won’t have to leave room for commercials.

Or even fit in a half-hour.

Which apparently surprised “Arrested” creator Mitch Hurwitz.

POSTED: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 11:24 AM

If you’re planning on watching the wildly eventful eighth season finale of Criminal Minds at some later point, stop reading right now. This recap is almost nothing but spoilers.

First of all a BAU team member died at the hands of The Replicator, the fiend who has been bedeviling our profilers for two seasons now. Section chief Strauss (Jayne Atkinson) went out in the worst possible way for a recovering alcoholic: drunk. The Replicator forced her to drink wine which had been spiked with “Doctor Death”, the insidious new drug BAU had been investigating in New York.

At least Strauss got to die in Hotch’s arms. (I don’t know about you but that’s the way I want to go.) And she ingeniously left clues that lead the team to identify the Replicator, who was…

POSTED: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 2:57 PM

Last week, Jimmy Kimmel took the wraps off the new reality show he is producing, starring his nephew Wesley. Thus was born Baby Bachelor in which a group of kindergartners vie for the attention of the little boy in the tuxedo.

Now Wesley is facing some tough decisions, as he girds himself for the “dinosaur ceremony”. Will he see through the conniving Jessie? Will he break poor Ashley’s heart? That’s an awfully big girl for him to tangle with (as you see when she picks him up and puts him on the kitchen counter). Hell hath no fury, Wes.

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POSTED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 2:11 PM
Rob Jennings joined the station in 1977.

Longtime weekend anchor Rob Jennings is retiring from 6abc after 36 years at the starion.

His last newscast is scheduled for July 31.

Jennings said that he and his wife Karen, a former news anchor herself, wanted to retire to their home in southwest Florida while they still had time to enjoy it.

POSTED: Thursday, May 16, 2013, 11:57 AM
Filed Under: Celebrities & Gossip

Who would've thought that Diddy was an 'Abbey-head'?

The hip-hop mogul takes a stab at acting on his favorite TV show as the potty-mouthed Lord Wolcott, the new owner of Downton Abbey.

Diddy brings his own flair to the show by hosting his first White Party, offering Ciroc to the ladies and "keepin' these hoes in check."

POSTED: Friday, May 17, 2013, 9:36 AM

One of the highlights of CBS' presentation to advertisers in New York's Carnegie Hall Wednesday -- though not quite as big a hit as Robin Williams -- was this extended trailer for its Stephen King summer series, "Under the Dome," which premieres June 24.

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POSTED: Friday, May 17, 2013, 9:35 AM
Ian Somerhadler, Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley of "The Vampire Diaries" (CW)

The CW will add three new dramas to its schedule this fall including a spinoff of its popular "The Vampire Diaries," titled "The Originals," and a show about the young Mary, queen of Scots.

The network also announced Thursday it was moving "Hart of Dixie" and "Beauty and the Beast" to Mondays, "Supernatural" -- entering its ninth season -- to Tuesdays and "The Carrie Diaries" to Fridays, where it wil be the lead-in for "America's Top Model."

Its new schedule is expected to launch in October. Two other dramas have been picked up for midseason.

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