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'Pretty Little Liars' at PaleyFest: The cast's season 5 wish list: Who wants two girlfriends? -- VIDEO

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When the Pretty Little Liars cast stopped by PaleyFest to talk about the big season 4 finale and getting ready to go back to work on season 5, we got them in our video studio to discuss their character wish lists for next season. From Ian Harding’s desire to beat up “A” — yes please! — to Shay Mitchell wanting to have two girlfriends at once — which is highly possible with Paige and Ali — the cast proved that there’s a lot of story yet to unfold in Rosewood.

But seriously, can Ezra and Toby please beat up “A”?!

Watch the video below:

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'Pretty Little Liars' finale react: I know what you did that summer

Spoiler alert: If you haven’t watched the Pretty Little Liars season 4 spring finale, stop reading now! READ FULL STORY

'Pretty Little Liars' cast doing a live table read of the finale: Here's how you can watch

Happy finale day, Liars! We’ve got a little something to help you celebrate.

In honor of the season 4 finale that airs Tuesday night, the Pretty Little Liars cast is gathering in New York City for a live script read-through, followed by a screening of the season’s final episode. However, for those of you who can’t attend the event, we’ve got another way to get you in on the action. Lucy Hale will be using her Hang w/ app to live-stream the table read and give all Liars a glimpse at what the behind-the-scenes process is like for the show.

If you’re interested in watching the live table read, go to www.hangwith.me/lucyhale, download the app, and follow Lucy Hale. The table read is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET, but followers will get a notification sent to their phone when Hale starts streaming live.

The Pretty Little Liars season finale airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET on ABC Family.

'Pretty Little Liars' at PaleyFest: What to expect in the season finale, Caleb's return, more

Shhhh. EW is spilling the secrets from the Pretty Little Liars PaleyFest panel Sunday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. But you’ll have to keep them…and take them to the grave!

The panel featured executive producers Marlene King, Joe Dougherty and Oliver Goldstick, along with stars Troian Bellisario (Spencer); Ashley Benson (Hanna); Lucy Hale (Aria); Shay Mitchell (Emily); Sasha Pieterse (Ali); Ian Harding (Ezra); Janel Parrish (Mona) and Keegan Allen (Toby).

Amid the screams of the teenage girls in the 2,000-person audience, the panel was peppered with questions such as details about Keegan Allen’s abs;  Ian Harding’s availability for a date; and whether cyberbully “A” would be unmasked in the winter season finale Tuesday — which, of course, went unanswered.

But the cast and crew managed to reveal scoops about key plot points, season 5 and hopes to take PLL beyond the small screen. Here are five things we learned: READ FULL STORY

There Should Be a Sequel: 'Hocus Pocus'

For me, the beginning of fall kicks off a number of events, from apple picking and pumpkin carving to boot-wearing, and of course, ABC Family’s “13 Nights of Halloween.” However, there’s only ever one Halloween movie I have to watch every year: Hocus Pocus (with a possible serving of Halloweentown on the side). The story of the Sanderson sisters, complete with Sarah Jessica Parker’s singing and Bette Middler’s everything, is too much fun to pass up. So when I sat down to watch Hocus Pocus a few nights ago, I realized something. Why hasn’t there been a sequel?

For one, there aren’t enough fun Halloween movies, which might be one reason why the ABC Family marathon is only 13 nights as opposed to its “25 Days of Christmas.” And Hocus Pocus‘ ending is practically begging for a sequel. After the Sanderson sisters explode into the night and Thackery Binx returns to his human form and joins his sister in heaven, the camera cuts to the sisters’ book, a.k.a the living grimoire made out of human skin and featuring a human eye. Just before the credits roll, the grimoire opens it eye. So sure, the sisters might be gone, but their magic is still alive inside that creepy book!
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What did Ali's letter say in the 'Pretty Little Liars' summer finale? PopWatch investigates!

If you’ve somehow managed to catch your breath after last night’s Pretty Little Liars summer finale, well, you’re doing better than us. But while we wait for some answers about Ezra, Ali and just about everyone in Rosewood and/or Ravenswood, we did a little investigating … mostly because we couldn’t sleep last night and were desperate for clues.

Remember when the girls found that scrapbook in the Red Coat/”A” lair? In it, they found a letter that Ali had presumably written to board shorts (who we guess is Ezra?). It’s how the Liars realized she never meant for them to come to the Cape with her that summer, but rather that Ali was hoping to spend some alone time with the older man nobody seemed to know about. Here’s what we could translate from Ali’s letter to board shorts: READ FULL STORY

The 'Pretty Little Liars' Dilemma: Why my friends are giving up on the show

Pretty Little Liars fans love mystery. Trying to figure out who’s on the “A” team is nothing if not a good time. But now, with only two episodes left in Season 4′s summer run, I’m surrounded by friends and fans who are talking about giving up on the show … if they haven’t already. And let’s just say, it doesn’t have anything to do with the attractiveness of the cast.

But what is it that’s making people throw in the towel? Well, my diagnosis is what will be referred to as the Pretty Little Liars Dilemma: Too many questions, not enough answers, and not enough risk.
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'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' returns! Celebrate by watching the show's 10 greatest classic clips

Whose Line Is It Anyway? — which introduced a generation to both improvisational comedy and Ryan Stiles’ blue shoes — had an extraordinarily long life, as entertainment franchises go. It began as a British radio program (sorry, programme) in 1988, quickly morphed into a TV series that lasted 10 years, then hopped the pond for an eight-season run on ABC and ABC Family. The series’ last new episode aired just six years ago.

But in an age when nostalgia can be fairly instantaneous — note the tale of Les Misérables, which ran from 1987 to 2003 on Broadway, then was revived from 2006-2008, and will be revived again in March 2014 — half a dozen years may as well be a hundred.

It’s not really surprising, then, that thirsty comedy fans flipped out when The CW revealed in March that Whose Line would be back for 10 episodes this summer. Veteran improvisers Colin Mochrie, Wayne Brady, and Stiles will all appear in each installment; comedian Aisha Tyler is stepping in for Drew Carey as host.

The original cast’s involvement — as well as the few teaser clips The CW has released so far — should help soothe those who worry that Whose Line 4.0 won’t live up its earlier incarnations. That said, it’d be tough for anything to reach the heights of these 10 classic clips — which, if anything, have only gotten better with age.
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Happy birthday, Lucy Hale: Four reasons she's the Pretty Little Liar to watch

Lucy Hale, one of the stars of ABC Family’s hit show Pretty Little Liars, turns 24 today. And with another year in Hollywood under her belt, she continues to find success while simultaneously charming everyone around her. So in honor of her big day, here’s why she’s the Liar that you should keep an eye on: READ FULL STORY

This Week's Cover: The Surprising Power of 'Pretty Little Liars'

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Television isn’t just about ratings anymore. Now networks are fighting to earn the “most social” title for their hit shows, and one of the savviest series in the social media universe is the over-the-top teen mystery Pretty Little Liars. The ABC Family phenomenon and its digitally-inclined stars — Lucy Hale, 23; Ashley Benson, 23; Shay Mitchell, 25; and Troian Bellisario, 27 — are changing how networks measure success, one photobomb, tweet, status update, and Keek video at a time.

Some of the of their posts may be related to the ABC Family drama, where the girls play an atypically glamorous high school foursome tormented by anonymous and cunning cyberbullies out to punish the friends of a dead queen bee. But the cast’s real gift is for unleashing more personal-flavored details — a video of Benson slinking around to Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend” with person-of-interest James Franco; photos of Hale in the studio recording her country album — that serve as a dose of gossip-crack for viewers and fans, which keeps them clicking and tuning in. Pretty Little Liars draws 3.8 million viewers each week, while also maintaining a colossal digital footprint of more than 10 million likes on Facebook, a Twitter handle (@ABCFpll) with a million-plus followers, and four stars who collectively reach more than 5.5 million with a tweet or retweet. (Hale alone boasts 2.2 million Twitter followers.)
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