ABC Announces 2-Hour Bruce Jenner — The Interview with Diane Sawyer

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ABC announces 2-hour Bruce Jenner – The Interview with Diane Sawyer
The two-hour “far-ranging” special on transition will air on Friday, April 24 as part of a special edition of 20/20.

Taraji P. Henson is returning to Person of Interest
Despite now being a big-time star thanks to Empire, Henson is set to return to the CBS drama for next week’s episode. Henson, whose detective character was killed off in fall 2013, will appear via flashbacks.

A.D. The Bible Continues on NBC can’t match History’s The Bible
About 9.5 million tuned in for the NBC miniseries, which was far short of the 13.1 million who watched its prequel The Bible on cable.

In exiting Showtime’s Twin Peaks, David Lynch showed what’s wrong with TV reboots
In his series of tweets Sunday, Lynch “made explicit what always seems implicit in TV show reboots: That they’re designed to be cheap and quick ratings hits, and often lack creative motivation,” as Daniel D’Addario points out. D’Addario adds: “Lynch didn’t find the project compelling enough as a continuation of his work to try to find a way to make it work on a lower budget, or Showtime didn’t find it compelling enough as anything but sensational headline to fund it more robustly, or both.”

Watch the trailer for Other Space, the 1st TV series created by Paul Feig since Freaks and Geeks
The Yahoo Screen series follows an inexperienced crew as travel through outer space. PLUS: Inside the casting of Other Space.

Mad Men‘s Matthew Weiner on the midseason premiere: “There is a little Twilight Zone-ness to it”
Weiner also says the time jump between this season and last season is the exact amount of time the show has been off the air. PLUS: Weiner wanted to use Is That All There Is? as the theme song, this felt like a brand-new season, John Slattery won’t say if his mustache is real or fake“I look like Wilford Brimley,” the Chevron mustache was popular in the ’70s, how the red wine scene was filmed, fashion became more an explicit presence than ever before, and Elisabeth Moss “flipped out” over her My So-Called Life development.

Giuliana Rancic blames “the editing process” for her Fashion Police controversy
The E! star explained her blunder on Today: “In the editing process, some of the gestures I made, some of the things I said were taken out for time. I made peace signs, I said ‘bohemian’ twice — those were taken out for time. So when the joke aired, some people were offended by it.” PLUS: Rancic says “we’ll see” if I return.

John Noble to visit Forever
The Fringe and Sleepy Hollow vet will appear in the season finale.

Syfy orders Incorporated drama from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck
The futuristic thriller is set in the world where corporations have unlimited power, focusing on an executive who tries to infiltrate one of those corporations.