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Monday's TV Highlights: 'Rizzoli & Isles' on TNT

SERIES The Bachelorette JoJo Fletcher is down to her last three choices among the men who have tried to win her heart. 8 p.m. ABC So You Think You Can Dance The unscripted competition continues as the top nine dancers perform before judges Paula Abdul, Jason Derulo, Nigel Lythgoe and Maddie Ziegler....

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    Thursday's TV Highlights: The Republican National Convention

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  • A few seconds of screen time cost 'Veep' actor Peter MacNicol an Emmy nomination

    A few seconds of screen time cost 'Veep' actor Peter MacNicol an Emmy nomination

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    The long reach of Garry Marshall: Four familiar faces who started with him

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    The two late-night Jimmys take aim at Melania Trump's speech

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    Late-night hosts have a field day with Melania Trump's, ahem, unoriginal speech

    Melania Trump’s less-than-original speech at the Republican National Convention on Monday night was the comedy equivalent of a feast served on a golden platter.  On Tuesday, America’s late-night hosts gorged themselves. “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” scored a big get with an “exclusive appearance”...

  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Feed the Beast' on AMC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Feed the Beast' on AMC

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  • Netflix orders more 'Making a Murderer'

    Netflix orders more 'Making a Murderer'

    The saga of Steven Avery will continue at Netflix.  The streaming network announced Tuesday it has ordered an unspecified number of additional episodes of “Making a Murderer.” The documentary series chronicled the strange case of Avery, a Wisconsin man who was exonerated in 2003 after spending...

  • Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Fosters' on Freeform

    Monday's TV Highlights: 'The Fosters' on Freeform

    SERIES The Bachelorette JoJo travels to the hometowns of the four remaining bachelors. 8 p.m. ABC So You Think You Can Dance The top 10 dancers perform, and one dancer is eliminated. 8 p.m. Fox Cupcake Wars Gymnast Shawn Johnson, NeNe Leakes and Lamorne Morris and figure skater Johnny Weir wage...

  • Premiere of USA Network's 'Shooter' is pushed to the fall

    Premiere of USA Network's 'Shooter' is pushed to the fall

    In the wake of recent events, the USA Network has again decided to push back the premiere date of its new sniper drama “Shooter,” which will now air in the fall. The series, based on Stephen Hunter’s novel “Point of Impact” as well as the 2007 Mark Wahlberg movie “Shooter,” centers on a marksman...

  • 'Don't hang up': An L.A. teen's call from Nice brings the terrorism horror home

    'Don't hang up': An L.A. teen's call from Nice brings the terrorism horror home

    Oscar Morales was working on a post for OKBaby, a vlog he and Kyra Sivertson began last year after they became parents, when his mother got the call from Nice. Morales’ sister Aimee, a recent graduate of Crescenta Valley High School, was on a month-long European tour with her best friend.  Now...

  • True crime craze continues as NBC orders new 'Law & Order' series based on Menendez brothers murders

    True crime craze continues as NBC orders new 'Law & Order' series based on Menendez brothers murders

    Have contemporary viewers had their fill of tabloid murders from the 1990s? NBC is about to find out. The network has officially greenlighted “Law & Order: True Crime — The Menendez Murders.” The scripted series will dramatize the case of Lyle and Erik Menendez, brothers who were convicted in 1996...

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    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Concussion' on Starz

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    Comedian Michael Ian Black channels anger in his act and on social media

    It’s hard not to be angry about much of what’s going on in politics this hyper-partisan election year — and comedians are no exception  in their standup and on social media. Late-night hosts like Samantha Bee and John Oliver assert their frustration and anger on a regular basis. For Michael Ian...

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    Anger is an energy for a new wave of women in pop culture

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    On TV, rage has become the new romance

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  • Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is fueled by an anger the media didn’t see coming

    Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is fueled by an anger the media didn’t see coming

    In every national election cycle in recent decades there has been a segment of voters who say they are mad as hell and not going to take it anymore. But who would have predicted this year that there was enough anger out there to make real estate mogul turned reality TV star Donald Trump the presumptive...

  • 'The Daily Show With Trevor Noah' to broadcast live during political conventions

    'The Daily Show With Trevor Noah' to broadcast live during political conventions

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  • Yes, HBO dominates this year's Emmy nominations, but FX is closing in and so are streaming series

    Yes, HBO dominates this year's Emmy nominations, but FX is closing in and so are streaming series

    The shifts in the TV landscape brought on by online video streaming are more apparent than ever in the nominations for the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards announced Thursday. HBO dominated the competition with 94 nominations — the most of any network for the 16th consecutive year — for the awards presented...

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    Emmy nominations reflect the moment we are in — political, divided and distrustful

    The Emmy nominations are always “political,” but they’re rarely political. While many non-artistic factors may affect the anointing of a chosen handful with the word “best,” the nominations, at least as a group, rarely reflect the sociopolitical  concerns of the American citizenry. Until this year....

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    Fox News on-air talent supports Roger Ailes — but where's Megyn Kelly?

    Many Fox News employees have rallied around their boss, chairman and chief executive Roger Ailes, who faces a sexual harassment and retaliation suit from former anchor Gretchen Carlson. But there has been one notable exception among them — the cable news channel’s most popular female anchor, Megyn...

  • Complete list of 2016 Emmy nominees

    Complete list of 2016 Emmy nominees

    The 2016 Emmy Award nominees were announced Thursday morning by Anthony Anderson and Lauren Graham. The award ceremony will be held on Sept. 18 at the Microsoft Theater, and will air live on ABC, with Jimmy Kimmel acting as host. Here is the complete list of nominees: Lead actor in a drama: Kyle...

  • Streaming services of all kinds did well with Emmy nominations

    Streaming services of all kinds did well with Emmy nominations

    When a Web series released exclusively on YouTube nabs an Emmy nomination, as “Her Story” did on Thursday, the rise of digital and streaming platforms cannot be ignored. With over 100 nods going to shows on services from Netflix and Amazon as well as the lesser known ActingDead.com and Crackle,...

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