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Barry Allen isn't the only thing that moves quickly on The CW.

After just two episodes of The Flash Season 1 and Jane the Virgin Season 1, the network has granted full-season orders for both new programs.

The Flash debuted two weeks ago as the most-watched series premiere ever on The CW, scoring 6.1 million viewers in Live + 3 Day Nielsen ratings

Jane the Virgin, meanwhile, actually built on its opening audience for Episode 2 last night, a rare and exciting feat. Both shows have been very well received by critics.

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Spoiler alert: Jason Momoa didn't last very long on Game of Thrones, but like Sean Bean - who lost his head as the righteous Ned Stark - the previously unknown actor created one of the series' most memorable and iconic characters, despite not even surviving season one.

Yes, Khal Drogo's run was short but sweet, and it's not hard to see why Momoa desperately wanted the part.

Despite being brought down by an infected boo-boo, Drogo was arguably the ultimate badass on a show littered with badasses. Plus, he got to see Emilia Clarke naked on multiple occasions.

Not a bad gig. Perhaps that explains why Momoa went full-Dothraki psycho while he was auditioning:

Hmm ... too understated. Can you try that again with some feeling?!

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For the second season in a row, The Good Wife is set to lose another main cast member.

Last year, it was Josh Charles, who chose to leave the hit CBS series and who was written out when his character of Will Gardner was gunned down in a courtroom.

Now, it's Archie Panjabi.

Kalinda on The Good Wife

The Emmy winner, whose contract runs out at the end of The Good Wife Season 6, will depart the drama in May in order anchor a pilot for 20th Century Fox Television that will film some time in the spring.

The Good Wife showrunners Robert and Michelle King confirmed Panjabi's departure in a joint statement. It reads:

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Nick Cannon may or may not be getting a divorce from Mariah Carey.

But the actor is definitely headed to Brooklyn Nine-Nine!

Nick Cannon Interview Pic

The America’s Got Talent host will appear on multiple episodes of the Fox comedy as Marcus, the "handsome, educated and charming" nephew of Andre Braugher’s Captain Holt.

Cannon will debut in December as a character who just moved to New York City and who will be staying with his uncle until he gets settled. 

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Yup, The Walking Dead is still very popular.

AMC has sent out a press release that touts The Walking Dead Season 5 Episode 1 as the most-watched hour in series history.

Altogether, 17.3 million people tuned in to see Rick and company escape seemingly certain death at Terminus, with 11 million of those viewers falling into the advertiser-friendly demographic if 18-49-year olds.

Those would be staggering numbers for a network show, let alone one that airs on cable.

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Where will Ryan Murphy take fans next?

FX viewers can now ask themselves that question after the network announced today that American Horror Story has been renewed for a fifth season.

Yes, already.

This is what happens after American Horror Story Season 4 Episode 1 becomes the most-watched telecast in FX history, racking up north of 13.3 million viewers when counting encore presentations.

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The hearts of viewers around the country may have been breaking following the shocking death that concluded Arrow Season 3 Episode 1, but the fists up CW executives are simply pumping today.

That's because Arrow returned last night to 2.8 million viewers and a 1.0 rating among 18-49-year olds, with those figures representing an 18 percent and 11 percent rise, respectively, from its Season 2 finale in May.

Elsewhere on The CW, a rerun of The Flash Season 1 Episode 1 impressively drew in over two million viewers as well.

ON CBS, meanwhile, Survivor remained mostly steady with last week’s numbers, while Criminal Minds garnered 10.5 million viewers and Stalker 8.1 million, both falling 15 percent in the demo from their premieres.

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MTV delivered a double dose of major Awkward news today.

First, the good: this comedic drama has been picked up for a fifth season.

Now, the bad: said fifth season will mark the end of Awkward's successful run.

Awkward debuted in July 2011 to 1.72 million viewers. The series then picked up some momentum, growing into one of MTV’s signature programs, although it never rose above 2.3 million overall viewers per week.

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Days ahead of The Walking Dead Season 5 premiere, AMC has gone ahead and stated the obvious:

The highest-rated show on television will return for Season 6!

The Walking Dead Season 5 Poster

AMC President Charlie Collier made the announcement this morning via press release, referencing this Sunday's season premiere and writing:

"We could not be more excited for October 12th as we share new episodes of ‘The Walking Dead’ with fans around the globe. In advance of Sunday’s season five premiere, AMC proudly confirms a sixth season order of this extraordinary series."

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For a few terrifying days over the summer, it looked as though the highly-anticipated Lena Headey nude scene might be cut from the fifth season of Game of Thrones.

Lena Headey Image

"Why?!" the people shouted. "Lena Dunham is naked on HBO all the time and no one asked for that!"

GoT's King's Landing storylines film in Dubrovnik, Croatia a city where local church authorities apparently rule the land with a Joffrey-like contempt for all things awesome.

The Dubrovnikians nearly put the kibosh on Cersei's naked stroll through town for religious reasons, which would've forced us all to go back and watch 300 again if we wanted to see Lena Headey's boobs.

Fortunately, freedom and happiness prevailed, and producers were somehow able to convince the citizens of Dubrovnik to let the scene happen in a different part of town.

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