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ABC Is Staging a Bizarre Little Mermaid Musical Spectacular This Fall

Live action musicals on network TV are all the rage these days, and now ABC is entering the genre with its own weird mishmash version of The Little Mermaid. But this version will be a two-hour special event that somehow promises to meld scenes from the animated Disney classic with live musical performances by an…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Inhumans, Marvel’s Latest TV Stars

So we finally have our first look at the Inhumans, the stars of Marvel and ABC’s new limited TV series that finally brings Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s outlandish superteam to live-action after years of groundwork being laid by Agents of SHIELD. Don’t know your Terrigenesis from your Tritons? We’re here to help.

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Last Night’s Arrow Solved a Five-Year-Old Mystery With the World’s Most Noncommittal Shrug

The opening scene of Arrow’s very first episode included an easter egg that had comics fans in fits from the get-go: the mask of the villain Deathstroke, perched upon a makeshift stand, speared by an arrow. Ominous, right? Well, last night’s Arrow finally answered how and why that mask was there, and... well, the…

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Why New Parents Need to Take a Break From the News (and What They Should Do Instead)

In the months after my kids were born, the news cycle would send me into tailspins of anxiety and fear. The Penn State sex-abuse scandal and the Newtown shootings paralyzed me for days—I wept while changing diapers, wept in the bathtub, wept while pushing the stroller down the street. What might have been (merely!)…

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