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Vampire Diaries Bloody Good Fun

CW series knows the teen mind

(Newser) - The Vampire Diaries, which premieres tonight on the CW, has its finger on the pulse of American youth, delivering a teen-vampire love story that gives Twilight a run for its money:
  • “Let the other franchises sniff with disdain at moldy old genre conventions,” writes Mary McNamara in the
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Gossip Girl Spinoff Set for May

New show will flash back to the '80s

(Newser) - Gossip Girl fans, rejoice. After denying the rumors for months, the show’s producers now tell the Hollywood Reporter a spinoff is in the works. The new show will be set in the 1980s and tell the story Lily van der Woodsen—mom of Serena—and how fast times in... More »

Scandal-Plagued Ex-DA to Become TV Judge

Pirro joins the CW's new afternoon lineup this fall

(Newser) - An ex-DA from the New York suburbs will be behind the bench starting this fall—on TV. Judge Jeanine Pirro stars a onetime Hillary Clinton Senate challenger who landed the CW gig even though Pirro and her husband have a history of controversies ranging from tax fraud to wiretapping probes,... More »

New TV Season Disappoints

First set of debuts get lukewarm reception

(Newser) - The fall TV season isn't wowing audiences so far, Variety reports. Four fresh shows hit the small screen last night, but none made a big splash. Fox's "Back to You" was tops among 18- to 49-year-olds and attracted 9.4 million viewers overall. But it won by a slim... More »

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