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Supergirl Just Flew Away With a Ratings Record

CBS show was most-watched, highest-rated new show this fall

(Newser) - It's been 40 years since Lynda Carter brought Wonder Woman to the small screen—and 40 years since the debut of any other show centered on a female superhero on a "Big Four" network (CBS, NBC, ABC, and Fox). Monday night changed all that with the CBS premiere... More »

5 Things to Know About the I Am Cait Premiere

Caitlyn Jenner's worries, fears, and hopes all on display in new docuseries

(Newser) - Caitlyn Jenner has been nothing but hot since she made a stunning public debut on the July cover of Vanity Fair and accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs earlier this month. Last night marked another milestone as Jenner's eight-episode docuseries I Am Cait made its premiere... More »

Quit Bitching About Lost vs. State of the Union

You're a citizen before you're a couch potato, Roston writes

(Newser) - There is perhaps no “greater sign of our civilization’s decline” than the uproar about President Obama’s State of the Union address possibly preempting the season premiere of Lost or an episode of American Idol, Michael Roston writes. “Before we are couch potatoes, we are citizens,”... More »

SNL's Slate Keeps Her Fricking Job

NBC won't can rookie over nervous slip-up

(Newser) - SNL won't drop newbie Jenny Slate over the F-bomb she dropped on her live debut Saturday. NBC tells the Orlando Sentinel's Hal Boedeker that the frickin’ slipup, which viewers were supposed to hear between the lines, is not cause for dismissal. Perhaps Slate can even incorporate the scandal in the... More »

This Fall's Top Guy Shows

(Newser) - Fall is right around the corner, and with it, thankfully, comes new TV. Esquire runs down the top shows men should be looking forward to:
  • Modern Family: A mockumentary in which the guy who played Al Bundy plays the head of three different families.
  • Sons of Anarchy: Hamlet with
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