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Larry Wilmore Skewers Josh Duggar as More Advertisers Flee '19 Kids and Counting': VIDEO

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Advertisers for future episodes of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting (if there are any, considering the network dumped them) are dropping like flies, according to The Hollywood Reporter:

More than a half a dozen companies, including CVS Pharmacy, Ace Hardware, ConAgra Foods, Pure Leaf Iced Tea, Behr Paint, Ricola and Party City have now pulled their advertising from future episodes of the TLC reality show in the wake of star Josh Duggar's admission that he molested several underage girls 12 years ago, including his sisters.

Larry Wilmore took aim at Josh Duggar and his family on The Nightly Show:

"You mean to tell me that the family that goes around saying gay and trans people are pedophiles preying on America's young people actually has a pedophile that preys on America's young people. Oh, I hate pedophiles, but I love irony!"

Wilmore compared the Duggars to Baskin Robbins' 31 Flavors, and The Old Woman in the Shoe:

"When you have a sample size this large you're bound to have a few clinkers."

Watch Wilmore's segment, AFTER THE JUMP...

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'The Bachelorette' Baits Audiences With A 'Brokeback Bachelor' - WATCH

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ABC's The Bachelorette has released a promo for next week's episode that suggests one of the male contestants vying for Bachelorette Kaitlyn's attention has fallen in love with one of the other male bachelors.

In the promo, contestant Clint says, "Falling in love with a man never crossed my mind...Kaitlyn's not the right girl for me...I love JJ, so I need the rose tonight." He also adds, "We've gotten very close in the shower." Capitalizing on whatever's going on in the Bachelorette house, ABC's official teaser declares, "This Brokeback Bachelor will blow your mind."

Via E! Online: 

It's a Bachelorette—and Bachelor—first: one of Kaitlyn's suitors has seemingly fallen in love with one of the other guys and we are kind of shocked...Now, we're not shocked at a man falling in love with another man. It's 2015, sexuality is a spectrum, and when you throw a bunch of people in a house together, anything can happen. What shocked us about this confession from Clint was the object of his affection: JJ! 

Just last night, JJ was called a "turd" by Amy Schumer, and proved to all of the men in the house that he didn't care about kindness or fairness when it came to stealing time with Kaitlyn.

As for whether there is any merit to ABC's claims of a 'Brokeback Bachelor', only time will tell.

Watch the promo and decide for yourself whether this man-on-man romance looks real or 'reality' (warning: auto play), AFTER THE JUMP...

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Netflix Renews Jane Fonda - Lily Tomlin Comedy 'Grace and Frankie'

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Netflix has renewed Grace and Frankie, the Jane Fonda - Lily Tomlin half-hour comedy for a second season, according to The Hollywood Reporter:

Grace and Frankie stars Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin – their first project together since the 1980 comedy 9 to 5 – as two frenemies who are thrust into each other's lives when their husbands leave them for each other. Sam Waterston, Martin Sheen, Brooklyn Decker, June Diane Raphael, Ethan Embry and Baron Vaughn round out the cast. Marta Kauffman co-created the series with Howard J. Morris, who both exec produce with Fonda, Tomlin, Paula Weinstein, Dana Goldberg, David Ellison and Marcy Ross.

How did everyone like the first season of Grace and Frankie?


What To Watch This Week On TV: Bear's Back; Marilyn's 'Secret Life'

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Check out our weekly guide to make sure you're catching the big premieres, crucial episodes and the stuff you won't admit you watch when no one's looking.

— Nine seasons of America’s Got Talent down, and, to be honest, we’re still not convinced. The tenth season premieres Tuesday at 8 p.m. Eastern NBC with returning judges Mel B., Heidi Klum, Howard Stern and Howie Mandell. 

Prancing Elites, a blonde bombshell and more TV this week, AFTER THE JUMP ...

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Meanwhile, In Westeros: 'Game Of Thrones' 05x07 [Recap] - SPOILERS

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Tonight’s episode of Game of Thones, "The Gift," felt a bit like a whirlwind tour of Westeros and Essos, making several stops along the way in a very dense hour. However, the blistering pace was worth it, because there were some big happenings that should send us barreling into a full-throttle final few episodes of the season.

Worlds collide and crowns crumble, AFTER THE JUMP

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Eric Stonestreet Reveals How Playing Gay on 'Modern Family' Changed His Life: WATCH

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If you knew nothing about Eric Stonestreet other than his performance as Modern Family’s flamboyant Cameron Tucker, you’d probably assume that the actor was, in fact a gay man. According to Stonestreet, a straight, married man, however, his experience with gay men growing up was rather limited. Stonestreet, a native of Kansas, had little to no interaction with anyone who identified as LGBT. Since joining the cast of Modern Family in 2009, though, Stonestreet feels as if his interactions with the gay community have grown exponentially and changed his life. 

“I’m more on the front lines of what it means to stand up for peoples’ equality and to try people that you don’t choose to be gay,” he explained in an interview with the Huffington Post. "I'm just more active in that community and I feel a little bit more responsible for people's words and actions," he said.

Check out the full interview AFTER THE JUMP...

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