Grey's Anatomy Boss Shonda Rhimes on Possible Exits of 'Originals' Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Etc: It's Different This Time Around


Shonda Rhimes is experiencing a serious case of déjà vu.

Mirroring what she went through two years ago, the Grey’s Anatomy boss has been tasked with plotting out a season — the ABC hit’s 10th — that may or may not be the last for original castmembers Ellen Pompeo, Patrick Dempsey, Sandra Oh, Justin Chambers and Chandra Wilson.

But as Rhimes explains to TVLine, the behind-the-scenes cliffhanger is “much less …READ MORE

Time Warner Cable Drops CBS, Showtime In Major Markets as Retrans Fee Negotiations Stall

Time Warner Cable CBS Agreement

If you’re a Time Warner Cable subscriber in a major market, there will be no Blue Bloods for you tonight. And there may be no Dexter come Sunday. READ MORE

Castle Halts Production for a Day as Nathan Fillion Is a No-Show During Contract Dispute

Castle Shuts Down Production Fillion Dispute

ABC’s Castle shut down production on Season 6 this past Friday when series lead Nathan Fillion was a no-show on the set, sources confirm for TVLine.

As first reported by our sister site Deadline, Fillion’s absence was likely intended as …READ MORE

NCIS Scoop: Cote de Pablo to Exit This Fall, Producers Promise 'Appropriate Closure' for Ziva

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"Chasing Ghosts" -- When a Navy reservist returns home to find her husband missing and her living room covered in blood, she turns to the NCIS team to bring him home. Meanwhile, Tony suspects that Ziva (Cote de Pablo) is planning a risky move to avenge her father’s death, on NCIS, Tuesday, April 9 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cote de Pablo is invoking Gibbs’ Rule No. 11 — “When the job is done, walk away” — and has decided to leave CBS’ NCIS.

The actress, whose contract expired at the end of Season 10, will appear at the start of Season 11 …READ MORE

The Good Wife Promotes Zach Grenier to Series Regular for Season 5


You cross The Good Wife‘s hard-charging David Lee at your own risk.

And now that his portayer Zach Grenier has been made a series regular for the show’s upcoming fifth season, the question looms whether he’ll turn his vitriol toward …READ MORE

General Hospital Puts Tyler Christopher on Contract — A Bad Sign for The Lying Game?

Tyler Christopher General Hospital Contract

Tyler Christopher has been put on contract at ABC’s General Hospital, where earlier this year he returned to the role of soulful prince Nikolas Cassadine — and thus a darker cloud now looms over ABC Family’s on-the-bubble The Lying Game. READ MORE

It's Official: Dan Harmon Returns to Community

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CAST |  Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, 
Yvette Nicole Brown, Danny Pudi, Alison Brie, 
Jim Rash, 

PLUS | Executive producers Russ Krasnoff, 
David Guarascio, and Moses Port
Plus additional guests to be announced.

Pop, pop! Dan Harmon is officially making his way back to Greendale.

The Community creator on Saturday took to Twitter to confirm his return to the NBC comedy. READ MORE

Mariska Hargitay Returning for Law & Order: SVU Season 15 After Closing New Deal

LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT -- Season 13 -- Pictured: Mariska Hargitay as Det. Olivia Benson -- Photo by: Art Streiber/NBC

Bullet. Dodged.

Resolving a months-long behind-the-scenes cliffhanger, Mariska Hargitay has inked a new deal to return for Law & Order: SVU‘s 15th season, the actress trumpeted on Saturday via Twitter. READ MORE

Report: Criminal Minds Actresses Nix 'Final' Season 9 Offer, Seek Parity With Male Co-Stars

"It Takes A Village" -- Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness), JJ (A.J. Cook) and Morgan (Shemar Moore) are questioned by a Senate Committee for their retaliatory actions in the wake of Prentiss’ loss, on the seventh season premiere of CRIMINAL MINDS, Wednesday, Sept. 21 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Michael Yarish/CBS ©2011 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

CBS and Criminal Minds producer ABC Studios on Friday tendered their final offers to longtime cast members Thomas Gibson, Joe Mantegna, Shemar Moore, Kirsten Vangsness and A.J. Cook — and thus far only …READ MORE

Criminal Minds Boss on Renewal Hold-Up: 'If We're Not on the Fall Schedule, I Will Be in Shock'

Criminal Minds Season 9 Renewal Delay

Erica Messer has signed a new deal with ABC Studios to continue on as executive producer and showrunner of CBS’ Criminal Minds, our sister site Deadline reports — assuming the crime drama is renewed for Season 9.

The hold-up: READ MORE