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Ratings: Fargo Gets Off to OK Start; S.H.I.E.L.D. Up

Billy Bob Thornton

Aw, geez. Fargo had a modest debut Tuesday.

The well-received drama bowed to 2.65 million viewers, with 1.02 million in the 18-to-49 demographic. That's slightly below FX's most recent launch, The Bridge in July, which drew 3.04 million. Counting encores, Fargo pulled in 4.15 million and 1.79 million in the demo.

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On broadcast, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., airing in ...
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Nathan Parsons Wolfs Down His Role on The Originals

Phoebe Tonkin, Nathan Parsons

Will they give peace a chance? The CW's The Originals returns Tuesday, April 15 (8/7c) with steamy new werewolf Jackson — played by former Bunheads and General Hospital star Nathan Parsons — hoping to get the vampires and wolves to move past their decades-old beef and make nice. Or at the very least be frenemies. Parsons, who will also join the cast of HBO's True Blood in its final season, gave TV Guide Magazine the lowdown on his new supernatural life.

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Ratings: S.H.I.E.L.D. Drops to Series Low; NCIS Up

Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker

So much for that Captain America tie-in.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s game-changing episode drew 4.9 million viewers and a 1.7 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic Tuesday, down three tenths ...
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Mega Buzz: Scandal's Explosive Finale, Mad Men's Clean Slate and SVU's Standoff

Kerry Washington, Vincent Kartheiser, Mariska Hargitay

Every week, senior reporter Natalie Abrams satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com or tweet them to @NatalieAbrams

Got any Scandal scoop? — Christie 
It sounds like Maya's plan to target the president with her bomb will come to fruition. In other words, expect an explosive season finale! Making matters worse, we hear the finale takes place on Election Day, which means that the lives of even more people, including campaign manager Olivia, will be in jeopardy. Anyone want to guess the victim(s)?

Got any more Mad Men spoilers? — Emily
Pete's marriage crumbled in Season 6, but thanks to... read more

The Originals: Claire Holt Sets Record Straight on Why She Left

Claire Holt

Fans were shocked earlier this month when The Originals star Claire Holt suddenly exited the show before the end of Season 1. Though some speculated that Rebekah Mikaelson's story line had run dry, Holt set the record straight at Saturday's PaleyFest event.

The Originals shocker: Which series regular has left the show?

"I wasn't pushed out," she said. "I didn't quit midseason. This was something we discussed form the start. I made a life choice, not a career choice. I made a choice to come home for a while. I realized I hadn't seen people that I loved and cared about for a while. It was so tough for me."

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5 Mini Vampire Diaries Teases

Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley

Those who attended Saturday's Vampire Diaries panel at PaleyFest may now be deaf — fans of Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley and Nina Dobrev definitely made themselves heard. Unfortunately, that also meant that the cast and executive producers Julie Plec and Caroline Dries could hardly get a word in edgewise. Here are the five mini teases they were able to share in between screams:

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The Originals Shocker: Which Series Regular Has Left the Show?

Claire Holt

In a surprising move, series regular Claire Holt has exited The Originals before the end of the first season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Tuesday's episode concluded with Klaus (Joseph Morgan) finally setting Rebekah (Holt) free from her familial obligations, so she left New Orleans. However... read more

Ratings: Mind Games Bombs; Glee Returns Up

Christian Slater

ABC's Tuesdays-at-10 woes continue.

Mind Games premiered Tuesday to a 3.6 million viewers and a 1.1 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, on par with Lucky 7's and Killer Women's equally dismal debuts in the slot this season. The drama followed a special Tuesday episode of The Bachelor(8.1 million, 2.4), which was even with its Monday numbers.

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CW Sets Finale Dates for Vampire Diaries, Supernatural and More

Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev

The CW announced finale dates for all of its current series Wednesday, includingThe Vampire Diaries and Supernatural.

The Vampire Diaries will finish out its season on Thursday, May 15, two days after its spin-off The Originals ends its freshman run. Supernatural's Season 9 finale will air the following Tuesday, May 20.

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Mega Buzz: A Glee Wedding, Grey's Girls Night and Hannibal's Surprise Ally

Darren Criss, Sandra Oh, Hugh Dancy

Every week, senior reporter Natalie Abrams satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com or tweet them to @NatalieAbrams.

Now that Blaine is moving to New York, will Glee fans hear wedding bells for Klaine? — Michelle
Not so fast, says Darren Criss, who is hoping that the beloved couple enjoy a long (but happy!) engagement. "I think that we don't want to jump right into it," he says. "New York is going to be a big-enough adjustment. I hope they play it out for a while."

Grey's Anatomy scoop! — Heather
Meredith and Cristina's friendship is back on track! "They're in a really nice holding place and getting back to the love, humor, comfort and friendship," Sandra Oh tells me. The twisted sisters will celebrate their renewed lovefest with a night of drinking — but... read more

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Premiered: October 15, 2013, on CW
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the city they helped build that is now under the control of a diabolical vampire named Marcel.

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