NBC distances itself from Donald Trump

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NBC distances itself from Donald Trump

“Donald Trump’s opinions do not represent those of NBC, and we do not agree with his positions on a number of issues, including his recent comments on immigration,” the network said in a statement today.

Game of Thrones
reveals its Season 6 directors, including a veteran of 38 Lost episodes

Lost alum Jack Bender joins a directing team that is, for the second year in a row, made up entirely of males. PLUS: Why Jon Snow will be back for Season 6.

Lifetime orders Project Runway Junior, renews Project Runway All Stars

Project Runway Junior will showcase designers ages 14 to 17.

Mr. Robot
has an OK debut on USA

About 1.752 million viewers watched the hacker drama’s pilot, which was released online four weeks ago.

Watch the first 8 minutes of MTV’s Scream

In this clip, Bella Thorne pays homage to Drew Barrymore’s death scene.

William Friedkin will produce a remake of his 1985 film To Live And Die In L.A.

WGN America is reimagining the cult film whose stars included Willem Dafoe and William Petersen. According to Deadline, “The series is described as an intense immersion into the inner workings of the Secret Service and a cat-and-mouse chase through the dark underbelly of the City of Angels.”

Read an oral history of Seinfeld’s girlfriends

Lauren Graham, Lori Loughlin, Christine Taylor and Anna Gunn are among the Seinfeld exes sharing their stories with GQ. PLUS: Hulu incorrectly put a PC in the Seinfeld replica apartment, then fixed it with a Mac the next day.

PBS to air a documentary on the 1977 NYC blackout

Watch a clip from the July 14 American Experience film, Blackout.

Tara Reid spoofs Sharknado with Mosquitonado

Watch the ad Reid made for Terminix.

Why is The Walking Dead’s Daryl making out with Michonne?

Norman Reedus teased “dichonne love” on his Instagram account.

Kyle MacLachlan says Twin Peaks revival is “going to be amazing”

“I have read a couple but I can’t share anything with you,” MacLachlan says of the scripts. “I would love to, believe me. I can certainly say without hesitation, it’s going to be amazing.”

TBS orders America’s Next Weatherman reality competition

The winner of Funny or Die Presents America’s Next Weatherman will win $100,000 and the chance to deliver a weather report on CNN’s New Day.

Scream Queens
adds Roger Bart

The Desperate Housewives and Revenge alum will play Ariana Grande’s father (Charisma Carpenter has been cast as her mother.)

The O.C.
is getting a one-night-only musical tribute

The people behind the recent Cruel Intentions musical have set their O.C. musical for Aug. 30.

Aziz Ansari didn’t pitch his Netflix comedy to a traditional network: “I don’t want to work in that environment”

Says the former Parks and Rec star: “I’m so used to working from a mode of stand-up where it’s like, I write something. I work on it. Audiences think it’s funny. I film it. And then I give it to Netflix, and they put it on. That’s why I was excited to partner with Netflix because they seemed like they were creative and friendly.” PLUS: Ansari’s dad will play his dad on Netflix.

MTV announces an “I am my MTV” social media initiative

Users can see their Instagram or vine videos on TV using the hashtag #MTVBump.

What does Rookie Blue have planned for Season 6?

Showrunner Tassie Cameron says: “We’re exploring the idea that life may not turn out the way you’d hoped for or expected, but just because it’s different than what you pictured as you grow up and mature you realize it can be a happy life anyway.”