Thomas Returns in a New Season of “Downton Abbey” and Wanda Sykes is “Herlarious” Again



This season, it turns out Community will add the disaster movie to its list of homages, according to TVLine.

The promos for Enlisted don’t really have me excited, it’s looking broadly goofy. However in an interview with Hitfix, series co-creator Kevin Biegel says he’s aiming for a variety of moods, “…the show that’s being sold right now, that people have seen, isn’t the show we intend (to make); the pilot isn’t the show we want to do eventually. The world of Scrubs is where I cut my teeth. That show mixed stuff that was kind of silly with some intensely emotional moments. That’s what this show is going to do.”

Parker Young, Geoff Stults and Chris Lowell in "Enlisted"

How many characters can you recognize in a poster featuring every Futurama character?

This year, the Puppy Bowl will feature an appearance by Keyboard Cat, according to EW — or, at least, a cat who has taken over playing Keyboard Cat since the cat from the original viral video has died. Is that a thing now, do we have animals making appearances as popular viral video characters?

Adam Pally in "The Mindy Proect"

Users of the hookup app Tinder report getting matched with characters from The Mindy Project, leading them to ads for the show. That just sounds like a great way to make people hate Tinder and The Mindy Project. Unless it said Neal Caffery wanted to hook up with me. Anything to let me step into that fantasy world.

The Atlantic estimates that there are 76,897 of those oddly-specific subgenres on Netflix. (You know, like feel-good biographical movies, German-language dramas from the 1960s or gay & lesbian experimental movies.) Getting an actual count isn’t possible since these subgenres are created by mixing tags used to describe individual movies, so The Atlantic‘s writer had to create a bot to create a list of all the categories you can find on Netflix.

Matt Smith and Jenna Louise Coleman in "Doctor Who" "Time of the Doctor"

We know Matt Smith‘s Doctor Who farewell special was the top show in the UK. It turns out 2.472 million people watched it on BBC America, which the channel says is its most-watched telecast.

Meanwhile, the return of Sherlock hit a new ratings high with 9.2 million British viewers.

Friday’s Listings

The Carrie Diaries (CW) 8:00 PM ET
Can you do a proper teen drama without the story where a teen gets the house to herself, invites a few friends, only to have to deal with an out-of-control party? Since this week’s Carrie Diaries checks off that box (with Dorrit taking the role of the home alone teen) we won’t have test that quite yet.

The Carrie Diaries

Oprah: Where Are They Now? (OWN) 9:00 PM ET
It’s a new Friday time slot for Oprah: Where Are They Now?, which is kicking off with a chat with Kristin Chenoweth and a second Queer Eye reunion. That’s a good way to grab our attention.

Grimm (NBC) 9:00 PM ET
Nick encounters a wesen healer who, as you’d expect, doesn’t just heal but offers some unexpected consequences. Meanwhile, from the looks of the promos… Adaline gives birth. Already?

 Sasha Roiz in "Grimm"

Dracula (NBC) 10:00 PM ET
Now that Greyson can go out in the sun, he’s feeling really powerful enough to try to reclaim his humanity. That sounds like a good cue for Harker to start seeking revenge.

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