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6 Ways to Fix Scandal




With Scandal’s season finale airing tonight, it is a time for reflection. When the ABC political drama first premiered, it grabbed the audience’s attention and became one of TV’s most buzzed about shows. Then, the third season happened. 
 
This season's episodes have left a bad taste in many viewers’ mouths, complete with numerous jump-the-shark moments. The fixes below will demonstrate how to make Scandal primetime’s must-see soap again. 

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Daytime and Morning Show Hosts Among THR's 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media


The Hollywood Reporter
has honored the hosts of Live! With Kelly and Michael, Kelly Ripa and Michael Strahan, with a spot on their 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media 2014 list. 

In addition to killing in the daytime ratings, Live had much to be proud of this year.  Strahan’s top moment was:
 

Being able to juggle multiple facets of entertainment, from sports at Fox to daytime at Live and doing it at the level I've been able to do it at for the past two football seasons.

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PC #74: Podcast Exclusive - Jackie Collins on New Novel, Cookbook and Planned Hollywood Wives TV Serial

She's provided readers with countless, delicious stories over the years, now New York Times and Amazon Best Selling author Jackie Collins is giving celebrity foodies a run for their aprons with The Lucky Santangelo Cookbook. The unmatched, modern day Scheherazade also has a new, steamy fictional read out, Confessions of a Wild Child, which details the teen years of her most iconic heroine — Lucky Santangelo.

Collins returns to the Pop Confidential podcast, to dish with Jamey Giddens and Luke Kerr about her new projects. She shares deets on the planned movie version of Confessions, and a 13-part television update for her biggest best seller ever, Hollywood Wives

A major boob tube lover, Collins reveals what she's watching this season, from The Good Wife and The Black List, to her current favorite serialized drama, Showtime's Shameless. All this and so much more in this juicy edition of Pop Confidential!

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Ellen DeGeneres Tops OUT's 8th Annual Power 50

Talk show queen, comedian and Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres was named the No. 1 most powerful LBGT by OUT. However, she wasn't the only individual familiar to TV fans. TV host and Oprah pal Suze Orman, Glee's Jane Lynch, CNN's Anderson Cooper and Don Lemon, Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, Bravo kingpin Andy Cohen, How I Met Your Mother's Neil Patrick Harris, Ryan Murphy, Rachel Maddow and Ru Paul also made the list.  

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Should There Be a One Tree Hill Reunion? (POLL)

Would you like to see a One Tree Hill reunion? Many OTH fans would love to see their favorites back on screen. The Huffington Post caught up with former OTH star Chad Michael Murray to talk about the upcoming third season of Chosen, but couldn't help asking if he'd be onboard for a reunion.

Of course I have to ask you, “One Tree Hill,” would you be down for a reunion?

I don’t know anything about it. Please, fill me in!

Outlets have been asking the cast members if they would ever like to have a reunion, make a movie or a little special on the CW …

Oh! Man, I don’t know. I think Mark [Schwahn] did a great job in having Lucas come back in Season 9. It was something I wanted to give the fans. I really wanted to go back and just give them a little swan song while we had that chance. But I think it ended in a really good place.

This is the first I’ve heard about any reunions, so I’d need to sit on it and think about it. But I think that we have the best fans in the world. The “One Tree Hill” fans are incredible and I’m grateful for every moment that I’ve gotten to spend with them and everything that they’ve done. They just followed for years and years and years, God, how many years has it been, 10? Ten or 11 years since that show started, so that unbelievable fan base, I admire them. And they’re still there watching all my new content and now they’re coming over to “Chosen.” I kind of like the fact that we’re all growing together.

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Scandal Recap: “Flesh and Blood”

 
This week’s Scandal saw paternity questions arise, and everyone scramble to keep Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) from blowing up.  Meanwhile, Olivia’s (Kerry Washington) parents probably put her one step closer to the nuthouse. 
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