We're back for another installment of CulturePop, and Melinda and I had plenty to discuss. C'mon and listen. And I swear I cut out the part where I give away the ending of "The Great Gatsby," even though I think everyone probably knows what happens.
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CBS picks up 6: "Mom," Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robin Williams, Josh Holloway
New shows include David E. Kelley's "Crazy Ones" starring Williams and Gellar, Greg Garcia's "The Millers" starring Will Arnett and Margo Martindale, Chuck Lorre's "Mom" starring Anna Faris and Allison Janney, "We Are Men" with Kal Penn, Jerry O'Connell and Tony Shalhoub, Jerry Bruckheimer's drama "Hostages" starring Dylan McDermott and Toni Collette, and "Intelligence" with Holloway and Marg Helgenberger.
Did Jimmy Kimmel make up mean tweets about celebrities?
Gawker researched the mean tweets from last night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live," which was the 4th edition of celebrities reading mean tweets, and could only verify 61% of them. The first edition was 100% verified, while the 2nd and 3rd editions were 81% and 73% verified, respectively.
A "Southland" movie?
Despite today's cancelation, there's talk of doing a 2-hour wrap-up movie.
TNT cancels David E. Kelley's "Monday Mornings"
The medical drama was on a novel by CNN's Sanjay Gupta.
It's time to let "Community" die
"The truth is, watching the zombie version of a beloved show stagger around is more painful than grieving over that show's natural death," says Maureen Ryan, pointing to the final season of "Gilmore Girls," which went on without its creator. PLUS: "Community's" renewal is all but a done deal.
Read the synopsis for "Smash's" musical "Hit List"
Showrunner Josh Safran reveals the plot, saying he wanted to do an original musical for this season.
"Southland" has gone end of watch, as TNT has, unsurprisingly, opted not to renew the often brilliant cop drama.
Lana Del Rey's "Young and Beautiful" was one of my (very few) favorites from off of "The Great Gatsby" soundtrack, so you can imagine my disappointment that the singer has admittedly killed two people. Or at least, that's how I'm reading her diamond teardrops from the "Young and Beautiful" music video.
Aside from the movements from the conductor -- similar to that of Bugs Bunny as Leopold (because I'm a five-year-old child) -- the Del Rey clip keeps fairly stationary, perhaps due to the heft of her aching soul.
"Great Gatsby" is in theaters starting today, with its Jay-Z-aided soundtrack out on Tuesday.
(Welcome to Cannes Check, your annual guide through the 20 films in Competition at next month's Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on May 15. Taking on a different selection every day, we'll be examining what they're about, who's involved and what their chances are of snagging an award from Steven Spielberg's jury. We're going through the list by director and in alphabetical order -- next up, Hirokazu Kore-eda with "Like Father, Like Son.")
I don't know about you, but I'm kicking myself a bit after last night's episode of "Scandal." If you haven't watched it, I'll say it here. Spoilers. Spoilers, spoilers, spoilers. I can't address the most important part of the show without spoilers. And what a doozy of a spoiler there was.
"24" revival could be more like "13"
Fox is eyeing a 13-episode order for the Jack Bauer series.
Parker Posey won't be part of NBC's "The Family Guide"
Her role will be recast.
"True Blood" shows off Season 6 photos
New pics include Bill, Sookie, Eric and some of the new cast.
TBS orders "Ground Floor" from "Cougar Town" creator
Bill Lawrence is reuniting with his former "Scrubs" star John C. McGinley for the workplace comedy.
Al Michaels charged with DUI
The "Sunday Night Football" star was charged today with two counts of misdemeanor DUI stemming from his April 19 arrest.
TNT orders "Inside Job" reality show
Four potential executives will compete for a job, with one of them being a spy already working for the company.
Stephen Colbert's book club launches with a revival of "Reading Rainbow"
LeVar Burton was there to give Colbert some reading advice.
The Cannes market has landed its first sale before anyone has even arrived in the south of France as Ryan Gosling's "How to Catch a Monster," which is currently filming, has been acquired by Warner Bros. for domestic release.
USA has announced that the upcoming seventh season of "Burn Notice" will be the show's last.
"Burn Notice" to end with the upcoming Season 7
Next season will be the USA drama's last as it crosses the 100-episode mark. But creator Matt Nix isn't done with USA. He's developing a drama about an ER doctor called "Complications."
NBC picks up "Chicago P.D.," a spinoff of "Chicago Fire"
The spinoff will follow the uniformed cops and "Intelligence Unit" of Chicago's police department.
Baz Luhrmann's long-awaited spin on F. Scott Fitzgerald makes its way to theaters today in advance of Cannes opening night festivities next week. I was charmed and quite liked it. Drew McWeeny had a lot of beef with it. And the critics in general reflect that split so far. (Here is our new 3-on-3 feature offering up some industry analysis of the film.) Now, though, it's time for you to get a look, and I'll of course be curious to see how you find it. So when and if you get around to seeing it this weekend, head on back here with your take. And as always, feel free to vote in our poll below.