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Hugh Jackman to Host 2014 Tony Awards

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Broadway’s biggest night just got a little Hugh-ger.

Hugh Jackman will return to host the 2014 Tony Awards telecast on CBS, broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on Sunday, June 8. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Murder Police Gets Killed, Ashley Tisdale Goes Crazy, Sing-Off Returns and More

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Murder Police is DBA: dead before arrival.

Fox has killed its new animated comedy before the first airing. The series, about an inept detective and his cop co-workers, was set to star Jane Lynch (Glee), Chi McBride (Pushing Daisies) and Phil Lamarr (Futurama). READ MORE


Performer of the Week: Neil Patrick Harris

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A weekly feature in which we spotlight shining stars

THE PERFORMER | Neil Patrick Harris

THE SHOW | Tony Awards

THE AIRDATE | June 9, 2013 READ MORE


Ratings: Tonys Rebound from All-Time Low, Thrones Rises With Finale, Falling Skies Steady

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CBS’ broadcast of the 67th annual Tony Awards on Sunday night delivered 7.24 million total viewers while scoring a 1.2 rating in the coveted 18-49 demo, rising 20 percent from last year’s all-time lows.

The kudoscast also netted its largest audience since …READ MORE


Video: Tony Awards' Cancelled TV Show Number Brings Out Stars of Smash, New Normal, Go On

Andrew Rannells, Megan Hilty, and Neil Patrick Harris during THE 67TH ANNUAL TONY® AWARDS broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 9 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.  Photo: Heather Wines/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Several cancelled series enjoyed some time in the Tony spotlight Sunday night — to uproarious effect.

Newly-unemployed Broadway vets Megan Hilty and Andrew Rannells — whose respective small screen breaks, Smash and The New Normal, were axed last month by NBC — joined host Neil Patrick Harris on stage to literally sing …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO


The 2013 Tony Awards: How Was Neil Patrick Harris' Opening Number? (Take Our Poll!)

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True confession time: I’m not much of a Broadway theater expert — unless you consider the fact that I recapped two seasons of Smash. (“Wait, that just makes you a masochist,” you say.)

But who can resist the charms of Neil Patrick Harris Hosting the 2013 Tony Awards? READ MORE


TVLine Items: Ricky Paull Goldin's Bold Move, New Thrones Trailer, Smash's Award and More

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Ricky Paull Goldin has found his next daytime-TV destination, joining CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful as Jesse, the bad-seed father of Maya’s child and thus an imminent thorn in Rick’s side.

“I’ve always been cast as the hero with a few flaws,” Goldin tells …READ MORE


Ratings: Tony Awards Hit a 21-Year Low

Neil Patrick Harris at THE 66TH ANNUAL TONY√?¬Æ AWARDS broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre in New York City, Sunday, June 10, 2012 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. Photo: Heather Wines/CBS √?¬©2012 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

This year’s broadcast of the Tony Awards — despite another winning turn as host by Neil Patrick Harris and numerous rousing musical performances — netted CBS a total audience of barely 6 million viewers, while mustering a 1.0 demo rating.

That marks a year-to-year decline of 14 percent and …READ MORE


Neil Patrick Harris to Host 2012 Tony Awards

Neil Patrick Harris performs THE 65TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS broadcast live from the Beacon Theatre, Sunday, June 12 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET; delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network.The awards honor theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway. Photo: John FiloCBS©2011CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved

Neil Patrick Harris will once again preside over Broadway’s biggest night as the host of this year’s Tony Awards.

CBS announced early Tuesday that the How I Met Your Mother thesp will emcee the 66th annual ceremony on June 10. This marks Harris’ third time host the Tonys, following stints in 2009 and 2011. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Teri Polo's Criminal Mind, Spooky New Walking Dead Video and More!

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Fresh from her run on ABC’s short-lived Man Up, Teri Polo is zagging in a very different direction, with a guest-starring role on CBS’ Criminal Minds.

TVLine has learned that the actress — best known from the Meet the Parents movies — will appear in an upcoming episode as …READ MORE