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FX will rev up the Sons of Anarchy engine one final time this fall.

The network announced today that SAMCRO will kick off its concluding run of episodes on Tuesday, September 9 at 10/9c, with the Sons of Anarchy Season 7 premiere set for one hour and 45 minutes.

It will also be set 10 days into the future, following the bloody events that wrapped up Sons of Anarchy Season 6.

Sons of Anarchy Promo Picture

According to an FX press release, Jax will be in jail for a parole violation when we next see him, mourning the mother of his children and interacting with Marlyn Manson as a fellow convict.

He'll also be looking to set in motion “brutal machinations that will lead to complete and merciless retribution."

In a word: GULP! In another words: AWESOME!

Those who need to catch up prior to the premiere can watch Sons of Anarchy online via TV Fanatic.

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Two and a Half Men has certainly known its share of controversy (see Sheen, Charlie).

So it should come as little surprise that the CBS sitcom is courting more of it heading into its final season.

Speaking to reporters today at the Television Critics Assocation summer press tour, network Entertainment Chairman Nina Tassler revealed the show's main upcoming storyline.

"Walden [Ashton Kutcher] is going to have a major health scare and it's going to give him a little bit of an existential crisis," the executive teased.

Looking to "add more meaning to his life," the character will decide to adopt a child.

Walden and Alan on Two and a Half Men

HOWEVER, "he realizes it's very difficult to adopt a child as a single, straight man," so "once and for all he decides I'm going to propose to Alan," Tassler explained, adding of Walden's thought process:

"We're going to get married and we're going to adopt a child as a gay couple. That's going to start the season on Two and a Half Men and I think we're off to a great ride."

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The Saturday Night Live shakeup continues.

A day after Brooks Wheelan confirmed via Twitter that he's been let go from the iconic sketch comedy show, sources confirm to Deadline that Noël Wells and John Milhiser are also on the way out.

Just like Wheelan, these two cast members joined SNL in September 2013.

Wells and Milhiser

Milhiser scarcely received any screen time throughout his one-season run, though he did impress with impressions of Jon Cryer and Matthew McConaughey.

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The Real Housewives of New Jersey season 6 premiere featured plenty of drama and a handful of new Housewives, yet somehow brought in some of the most dismal audience numbers in the series' history.

The Real Housewives of New Jersey Season 6 Cast Photo

Bravo producers had hoped the drama surrounding the Teresa Giudice court case, and the addition of several new cast members would draw in viewers who had abandoned the show in past seasons.

But not even the return of Dina Manzo proved sufficient to boost RHONJ's ailing ratings. 

The season 6 premiere turned in just over 2 million viewers - about the same as when the series premiered in 2009 and all of the ladies were unknowns.

Worse, RHONJ's numbers in the key 18-49 year old demographic were lower than they've ever been.

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Ready to Shonda Rhimes Thursday Nights?

Ready to return to The Hamptons for some Revenge? Or to Storybrooke for some fun with this fantasy world?

ABC has announced its fall premiere date schedule, alerting viewers to when favorites such as Scandal will return, while exciting new shows such as How To Get Away with Murder will debut.

Scroll down and plan your upcoming vacations accordingly...

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Monday, September 15
8:00-10:00 p.m.: Dancing With the Stars

Monday, September 22
10:00-11:00 p.m.: Forever (Special Sneak Preview)

Tuesday, September 23
9:00-10:00 p.m.: Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
10:00-11:00 p.m.: Forever (Regular Time Period Premiere)

Wednesday, September 24
8:00-8:30 p.m.: The Middle
8:30-9:00 p.m.: The Goldbergs
9:00-9:30 p.m.: Modern Family
9:30-10:00 p.m.: Black-ish
10:00-11:00 p.m.: Nashville

Thursday, September 25
8:00-9:00 p.m.: Grey’s Anatomy
9:00-10:00 p.m.: Scandal
10:00-11:00 p.m.: How to Get Away With Murder

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Brooks Wheelan's time has already come on Saturday Night Live.

The comedian announced himself via Twitter late on Monday that he had been let go from NBC's iconic sketch show.

"Had a blast and loved every second of it," Wheelan wrote. "I'm totally honored to be able to make this next joke... FIRED FROM NEW YORK IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!"

Brooks Wheelen on SNL

Wheelan joined the SNL cast as one of six new members in September 2013.

But he suffered from a lack of screen time over his first few months, compared not just to veteran stars, but also to fellow newbies such as Beck Bennett, Mike O’Brien, and Kyle Mooney.

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We all know how much Jack Bauer loves to chop off people's heads.

It was one of the most stunning acts in 24 history, back in Season 2, when Jack cut off an enemy's noggin in order to help with his undercover mission for CTU.

But this defeated former agent took no real pleasure in executing moral enemy Cheng on last night's 24: Live Another Day finale; that's because Cheng had already won the duo's battle.

His henchman had killed Audrey.

Yes, Jack's final love, his one reason to go on, became the latest woman to meet her demise on the final.

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Nickelodeon has given the unexpected axe to Jennette McCurdy and Ariana Grande.

The network announced yesterday that Sam & Cat will airs it "series finale" in a few weeks, canceling the popular sitcom after just one season.

It offered little in the way of explanation for the move, simply saying in a statement that "we are very proud of the show and its very talented cast and we wish them all the best."

Sam & Cat Photo

That cast is fronted by a pair of young, controversial stars.

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True Detective was a surprise runaway hit for HBO, and the 2014 Emmy nominations indicate that the show is just as popular with the Academy as it was with viewers.

Naturally, there's a lot of pressure on showrunner Nic Pizzolatto to deliver again in season 2, and the show's one-and-done anthology format means that acclaimed stars Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson won't be returning for a second go-round.

So who will fill the (probably gritty, psychologically complex) voice in the show's second season?

Well, rumors that Jessica Chastain will join True Detective were shot down months ago, and no new casting information was leaked until today. 

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According to unconfirmed reports, it now looks as though Irish actor Colin Farrell will continue the show's tradition of transplanting big screen stars to the world of premium cable.

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It's been 24 hours since the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced, which means Twitter users have had time to vent their outrage over those snubbed (no Tatiana Maslany?!?!?!), while the stars have had time to let the good news sink in.

Below, we present a number of excited/funny/grateful reactions from those up for the gold on August 25:

Emmy nominees

Matthew McConaughey, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series:” I am honored to be nominated with such a talented field of actors. This is a tremendous category filled with some riveting performances. Thank you for this recognition."

Lena Dunham, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: “It's an honor to be recognized with this incredible group of fierce and funny women. This list of nominees would also be the list for the best dinner party in history. Many thanks to the academy and to HBO."

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