News Nuggets: Fox fall schedule welcomes Rob Lowe, John Stamos, Steven Spielberg, Ryan Murphy

As part of their fall presentation, Fox also announces that the long-running “American Idol” will be ending after its runs next spring. Once the top program on TV, COO Joe Earley promises it will be a season-long celebration. Current judges Harry Connick, Jr., Jennifer Lopez, and Keith Urban will all return along with host Ryan Seacrest. Past judges Paula Abdul, Simon Cowell, and Randy Jackson will be invited back for tributes or special nights. TV Guide

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CBS sets the date for the 2016 Grammy Awards, and it will have a typical Sunday night slot. After lower ratings than normal, the 58th annual ceremony will be live on Monday, February 15, according to the Recording Academy. It will once again be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Wrap

Kris Tapley is already campaigning for “Mad Max: Fury Road” starring Tom Hardy at next year’s Oscars. He proclaims the George Miller film opening this week as a “nuts-and-bolts marvel” that deserves wins in many technical categories, including visual effects, sound, production design, editing, and costumes. He also champions the idea that the Academy Awards should have a stunt category added. HitFix

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Scott Feinberg offers his early winner predictions for the 2015 Tony Awards. He says to expect several major victories for the musical “Fun Home” and the play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Potential acting wins could be in place for Helen Mirren, Alex Sharp, Brian d’Arcy James, and Kelli O’Hara. Hollywood Reporter

Two-time Oscar winner Alfonso Cuaron will head the jury for the 72nd annual Venice Film Festival. He has brought several of his films to the festival throughout his career, including “Y tu mama tambien,” “Children of Men,” and “Gravity.” Other jury members will be unveiled later on for the event slated to be held September 2-12. Variety

Popular country group Lady Antebellum will announce the 2015 CMT Music Awards this Wednesday. Watch as they break the news for several major categories on NBC’s “Today” during the 8:00 ET hour. The superstar trio will also perform their new single “Long Stretch of Love.” Other categories will be announced throughout that morning on social media by Luke Bryan, Carrie Underwood, and more. TV by the Numbers

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