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In a shocking announcement, Grey's Anatomy producer Shonda Rhimes confirmed today that Isaiah Washington will check back in to her ABC series to help bid farewell to Sandra Oh in May.

The actor departed the series at the conclusion of Season 3 amidst a firestorm he created by referring to then-colleague T.R. Knight by a gay slur.

Washington's character, Dr. Preston Burke, was written off the drama when he left Oh's Cristina at the altar.

Burke and Yang

Oh, meanwhile, said last year that she would be leaving the drama following Grey's Anatomy Season 10.

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Last Tuesday night, Aria finally find out.

On Pretty Little Liars Season 4 Episode 21, viewers witnessed the fallout of her discovering the truth about Ezra and wondered: Would she flip out?

In a word: Yes. Aria trashed her ex-boyfriend's apartment and even considered telling the principal about her relationship with Ezra.

But Hanna talked her friend out of this course of action, as fans were left to wonder whether Ezra's talking points are actually accurate.

Is he really just writing a book? Is he not as evil as he seems?

Granted, the guy is more into his tome's release date than Aria, so it's not as if Ezra will be winning any Nice Person Awards any time soon.

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Because no one was clamoring for it and everyone hated the final two seasons... Heroes is headed back to NBC!

The network aired a promo for a miniseries event titled "Heroes Reborn" last night, saying in a press release that it will be comprised of 13 episodes and air in 2015.

The reboot will tell a standalone story, be produced by creator Tim Kring and may or may not include characters from the original.

“The enormous impact Heroes had on the television landscape when it first launched in 2006 was eye-opening,” NBC Entertainment President Jennifer Salke said in announcing the project. “Shows with that kind of resonance don’t come around often and we thought it was time for another installment.

“Until we get closer to air in 2015, the show will be appropriately shrouded in secrecy, but we won’t rule out the possibility of some of the show’s original cast members popping back in.”

Other shows planning spinoffs include NCIS, Supernatural, How I Met Your Mother and Arrow.

Tell us: are you excited for Heroes Reborn?


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Prepare for a return to prison, Netflix viewers.

The company has announced that Orange is the New Black Season 2 will be released in its entirety on June 6.

This news comes a day after Netflix made all 10 episodes of House of Cards Season 2 available to subscribers.

Orange Is the New Black is based on a memoir by Piper Kerman and chronicles her time behind bars for her role in a drug-smuggling ring.

Its incredible cast is led by Taylor Schilling and also include Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Laura Prepon, Jason Biggs and Kate Mulgrew.

The series mixes drama with warmth, emotional, surprise and humor as well as any on television and it takes viewers inside a truly unique universe.

Watch Orange is the New Black Season 1 online at TV Fanatic to see what all the fuss is about.

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Bethenny Frankel now has something in common with Kris Jenner.

No, she did not help produce the Kim Kardashian sex tape.

Instead, the former reality star's talk show has been canceled, with word coming down today Telepictures Productions.

Bethenny Frankel on Talk Show Set

“We are incredibly proud of the creativity, passion and professionalism Bethenny and her staff brought to daytime each and every day and look forward to finishing out the season with more great original episodes,” the company said via statemnt.

“While we are disappointed not to be able to bring the series back for a second season, we remain convinced that she has a unique voice and that she will continue to be successful in the future.”

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The CW has given fans a reason to celebrate. Some very pretty and handsome reasons to celebrate, that is:

Five network dramas were just handed early renewals, with the lucky shows all guaranteed to be on The CW schedule next fall or spring including:

  • The Vampire Diaries
  • Arrow
  • Supernatural
  • The Originals
  • Reign
Men of The CW

Said CW President Mark Pedowitz in a statement:

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Greta Gerwig is headed to CBS.

The Golden Globe-nominated actress will anchor the network's planned How I Met Your Mother spinoff (aptly titled How I Met Your Dad) as Sally, a Peter Pan-type who casting notes describe as never having grown up.

She has no direction in life. She's likely going to split from her husband of one year. And she relies on her friends for advice and guidance.

If the sitcom gets picked up, it will follow the same concept as the original on which it's based, just with gender roles switched: Sally will be telling her kids, via flashback, how she met their father.

Emily Spivey wrote the pilot with HIMYM creators Craig Thomas and Carter Bays, who are on board to produce.

Are you excited for this spinoff? Go watch How I Met Your Mother online at TV Fanatic and sound off now on Gerwig's casting.

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Matt Lauer to the rescue?

There are words NBC executives never thought they'd say to themselves.

But with host Bob Costas ailing from an eye infection that has become the talk of the Twitterverse, the network has confirmed that Lauer will take his spot for tonight's coverage of the Sochi Olympics. 

Bob Costas Eye

“Reluctantly, I was trying to throw a complete game here, but I think we’re going to have to go to the bullpen, and I don’t know if you’re aware of this or not, but you’re Mariano Rivera, at least tonight,” Costas told Lauer by phone this morning on Today.

“Let’s hope it’s only tonight. I’m walking around, I might as well be playing ‘Marco Polo.’ I have no idea where I am.”

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Jack. Is. Back.

Or he's about to be, at least, as Fox teased the return of Jack Bauer this spring in the first official promo for 24: Live Another Day last night.

The reboot of this wildly popular series will feature Kiefer Sutherland's former CTU agent on the run in Europe, picking up four years after events on the Season 8 finale.

What can fans expect from the upcoming 12-week run? It looks like a bomb will hit in London, with Bauer and Chloe O'Brian emerging from the rubble, gun blazing.

Watch 24 online at TV Fanatic in order to catch up prior to the May 5 premiere and check out the awesome preview now:

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Break out the cereal and get in line for some soup... a Seinfeld reunion might actually be taken place!

Earlier this week, Jerry Seinfeld and Jason Alexander were spotted at Tom's Restaurant, the setting of many meals and jokes throughout the storied history of this sitcom.

Were they filming a commercial An episode of Jerry's Web series?

Seinfeld Cast Pic

"It's neither, but it is not... not those things either. It's a secret project," Jerry mysteriously said today during an interview with WFAN in New York.

What could it be? Will we have a new set of Seinfeld quotes to celebrate?

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