Television News from the New York TimesGame of Thrones: In ‘Game of Thrones,’ the Pleasures of a Quickened Pace – If Season 6 was not the best season, it was its most entertaining, with faster and simpler plots.
Game of Thrones: ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau on Cersei’s Madness and Jaime’s Evolution – Mr. Coster-Waldau, who plays Jaime, talks his character’s changes and possible spinoffs for the series.
Review: ‘Dead of Summer’ Tugs at Horror and Mystery – Scary visions and hormonal horseplay are part of this new series on Freeform, set at a haunted camp in 1989.
What You Should Watch This Week if You’re Missing a Favorite Show – From the Watching team, expert TV and movie recommendations for the next few days.
‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Draws Record Ratings – The Season 6 “Game of Thrones” finale drew the largest audience in the history of the series, with 8.9 million viewers tuning into HBO on Sunday.
What’s on TV Tuesday – “Frontline” investigates reform at the Newark Police Department. “Dead of Summer” brings scary campfire stories to life. And a new season of “Very British Problems” starts.
In ‘Dead of Summer’ on Freeform, Horrors Await Campers – Camp Stillwater proves less idyllic than advertised in this new TV series, whose cast includes Zelda Williams, daughter of Robin.
How Jesse Williams Stole BET Awards With Speech on Racism – The “Grey’s Anatomy” actor ended an impassioned address by saying, “Just because we’re magic, doesn’t mean we’re not real.”
Television News from the Seattle PIPretty Little Liars: Two Original Couples Are on the Verge of Reunions – Pretty Little Liars made fans "Ezria" and "Haleb" fans very happy on Tuesday night as both original 'ships made huge steps toward reunions. Hanna was returned safely to her friends at the top of Tuesday night's episode and it was immediately apparent that the chemistry between her and Caleb hadn't died down. Spencer confronted Caleb about checking out of their relationship, make it obvious it's only a matter of time before Hanna and Caleb find their way back to each other. [...] she did it so quickly he didn't even have time to inform her that he'd been promoted to being the new editor of the book she's writing with Ezra.
Game of Thrones: How Many Episodes Until the End of the Series? – Show creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss recently told Deadline that they need approximately 13 episodes to end the series. While HBO renewed Game of Thrones through Season 8 earlier this year, the network told TVGuide.com Tuesday that it has not confirmed whether Season 8 will be the final season or how many episodes have been ordered. The explosive Season 6 finale ended with Cersei (Lena Headey) taking the Iron Throne, Daenerys (Emilia Clarke) sailing her army to Westeros and Jon Snow (Kit Harington) being crowned King of the North, setting up the major leaders for one last final show down.
The Walking Dead's Two New Characters Sound Awfully Familiar – The Walking Dead is adding a couple new characters for zombies to munch on in the upcoming Season 7, and both sound like they were modeled on characters we've seen before. According to TV Line, Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln) and his band of unhappy survivors -- minus one, depending on who Negan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) finishes off -- will run into Naomi and Jennie, both of whom aren't based on characters from the comics or any of the other Walking Dead franchises, unless they were renamed or are amalgams of other characters.
Royal Pains Mega Buzz: Hank Makes a Surprising Decision – Wednesday's musical episode - the penultimate installment before next week's series finale - features the return of several familiar faces, as a literal chorus of former patients tell Dr. Lawson how much his treatment changed their lives. "For Hank, this season was really about, is the Hamptons a pit stop in his journey, or is it going to be his final destination?" executive producer Andrew Lenchewski told TVGuide.com.
ABC Announces Fall Premiere Dates – Mark your calendars and set your DVRs! ABC announced their fall premiere dates on Tuesday. The network will kick off the 2016-17 season with the return of Dancing with The Stars on Monday, Sept. 12 at 8/7c. The following week will feature the debut of ABC's altered TGIT lineup, when the legal drama Notorious makes its series premiere in between the season premieres of Grey's Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder on Thursday, Sept. 22. Scandal is being held to midseason to accommodate Kerry Washington's pregnancy. Grey's Anatomy data-image-credit=Byron Cohen/ABC data-image-alt-text= data-image-credit-url= data-image-target-url= data-image-title=Kelly McCreary and Ellen Pompeo, Grey's Anatomy data-image-filename=greysanatomy-news.jpg data-image-date-created=2016/06/28 data-image-crop= data-image-crop-gravity= data-image-aspect-ratio= data-image-height= data-image-width= data-image-do-not-crop= data-image-do-not-resize= data-image-watermark= data-lightbox= id=shortcode0> Check out all the premiere dates below. 7/6c: 68th Emmy Awards Arrival Pre-Show Dancing with the Stars results show Shark Tank America's Funniest Home Videos KenShark TankOnce Upon a TimeSecrets and LiesQuanticoAmerica's Funniest Home VideosConvictionThe MiddleAmerican HousewifeFresh off the BoatThe Real O'Neals
Big Brother's Cody Doesn't Think Paulie Would Repeat His Costly Move – On Sunday's Big Brother, Paulie told his lil' bro, Season 16 runner-up Cody, to be #notworried about him getting evicted this week. If everything goes to plan and Paulie survives, Cody is also #notworried about his brother replicating his own half-million dollar blunder -- when Cody took his Hitmen BFF and the season's best player, Derrick, to the final over a floater, Victoria, and lost. Big Brother 18's Road Kill comp isn't perfect, but it's the best one yet [...] again, it also helps to be in a house with a delusional narcissist who doesn't know anything about the game (ahem, Jozea). Be friendly with everybody the first few weeks and then at the end of the game, when you're in a position where you've built your relationships, then try to do the manipulation. Because if you don't have good relationships, you're going to go home the first couple weeks. Just know people. Honestly, if you look at the formula, not just Hitmen, but the Renegades, Chilltown -- it's just the way it works.
Billy Eichner Plays a Revealing Game of Marry, Shag, Kill – During a hysterical game of Marry, Shag, Kill, Eichner revealed why he'd marry stars like McPhee and Ryan Murphy, shag Rita Ora, kill Sofia Vergara and so much more! For more videos with Billy Eichner and his Difficult People co-stars, Julie Klausner and James Urbaniak, click here! [...] don't miss Difficult People's second season, which premieres Tuesday, July 12 on Hulu.
The Only Actually Dateable Guy on The Bachelorette Got Eliminated – In the world of The Bachelorette, Wells Adams is an anomaly -- he's not a bodybuilder, he doesn't work in real estate or, like, pharmaceutical sales, and he doesn't look 10 years older than he actually is (he's 31 but looks 21, while most of the guys are 26 and look 40). When Chad got eliminated, it was his idea to spread the villain's leftover protein powder around like ashes, the only good moment of that otherwise unbecoming display. [...] who could forget the time he almost passed out during the fireman challenge? While most Bachelorette contestants would have a meltdown if they weren't in good enough shape to run up stairs while wearing 70 pounds of gear, Wells had a self-deprecating sense of humor about it and didn't quit, even though he wanted to. Not even NFL quarterback/Prince Charming Jordan Rodgers or humble country boy with perfect abs Luke Pell can live up to the images the show creates for them. There are thousands of cute music geeks who would go on a date with a Bachelorette viewer in a heartbeat, and all you'd have to do to meet them is get a latte at that hip new place downtown.
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