'Duck Dynasty's' ratings continue falling

"Duck Dynasty's" ratings continue falling

Last night's episode was watched by 6.65 million, down from the 8.5 million who watched the season premiere. That's the lowest viewership since December 2012.

Fox picks up reality show "Utopia"

"Utopia" from "Big Brother" creator John de Mol puts 15 people together to create their own small society.

"Hot in Cleveland" is getting animated

The stars of the TV Land comedy will travel the world as cartoon characters in a special animated episode.

"HIMYM" reveals new mom-centric opening credits for Episode 200

Shot from The Mother's perspective.

U2 will debut a new song during a Super Bowl ad

The commercial in partnership with (RED) and Bank of America will help raise money to fight AIDS.

Lindsay Vonn could join NBC's Olympics coverage
NBC is trying to figure something out since the injured skier can't travel to Sochi.

Get to know "SNL's" new Weekend Update anchor Colin Jost
He's written for Nickelodeon, he writes for the New Yorker and he began dating Rashida Jones after meeting her at Seth Meyers' wedding. PLUS: See some of Jost's standup.

Stephen Colbert promotes his pistachio Super Bowl ad

Watch as Colbert gets crackin'.

Mindy Kaling & B.J. Novak speak French in the trailer for his new book

See the former "Office" castmates in an ad for Novak's "One More Thing."

"Tori & Dean's "Dean McDermott checks into rehab
Dean is rehabbing amid reports he cheated on his wife.

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Ellen Pompeo & Patrick Dempsey sign on for 2 more years of 'Grey's Anatomy'

Ellen Pompeo & Patrick Dempsey sign on for 2 more years of "Grey's Anatomy"
Their new contracts will keep them on the ABC hit through Season 12.

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HBO cancels 'Family Tree' and 'Hello Ladies,' while 'Getting On' is poised for renewal

HBO cancels "Family Tree" and "Hello Ladies," while "Getting On" is poised for renewal

The Stephen Merchant and Chris O'Dowd comedies are not going forward.

"About a Boy" books Adrianne Palicki

She'll play David Walton's love interest in a reunion with Jason Katims, who also produced "Friday Night Lights."

Lauren Graham's CW dramedy project will be called "Unfamous"

"Unfamous" is based on Graham's debut novel, "Someday, Someday Maybe."

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CNN schedules a Justin Bieber special in wake of his arrest

CNN schedules a Justin Bieber special in wake of his arrest
"Bieber's Troubles" is scheduled for Friday at 10 pm.

Judge Judy's "Hot Bench" to air in the fall

The Judy Sheindlin-created judge show will feature a panel of three judges hearing a case, and arguing it out before rendering a verdict.

TNT acquires "Transporter" TV series
TNT will air "Transporter The Series," based on the movie franchise, starting this fall.

"Idol's" ratings may be down, but it's still beating the competition
With 13.2 million viewers, "Idol" was tops on Wednesday.

Bill O'Reilly will once again interview President Obama before the Super Bowl

Fox will air the interview live during the Super Bowl pregame show.

Syfy swaps Monday timeslots

"Bitten" will move to 8, while "Lost Girl" will be back in its old 10 pm timeslot.

Where did "Sean Saves the World" go wrong?

Sean Hayes' NBC sitcom comeback has been wholly disappointing.

Charlie Sheen is Jay Leno's most-canceled guest

On last night's "Tonight Show," Sheen recalled the time he staged a car accident to avoid sitting on Leno's couch.

Benedict Cumberbatch accepts a UK TV award while wearing board shorts

The "Sherlock" star beat out Idris Elba as TV's best detective at the National TV Awards.

A sleeping Sofia Vergara photobombed by her "Modern Family" co-stars
Vergara fell asleep while shooting scenes in Las Vegas.

"Parks and Rec's" Andy Dwyer pays a musical tribute to Jean Claude Van Damme
Watch this deleted musical moment.

"Mom" casts Nick Zano to romance Anna Faris

He'll appear on two episodes starting on Feb. 3.

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'SNL' names new 'Weekend Update' co-anchor: head writer Colin Jost

"SNL" names new "Weekend Update" co-anchor: head writer Colin Jost
Jost, the former president of the Harvard Lampoon who has been head writer at "SNL" since 2012, will replace Seth Meyers starting March 1. He has been with "Saturday Night Live" since 2005, joining the show at age 22 straight out of Harvard.. PLUS: Watch Jost performing standup on Fallon, and Jost is dating Rashida Jones.

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'The Crazy Ones' will host a 'Mork & Mindy' reunion when Pam Dawber visits

"The Crazy Ones" will host a "Mork & Mindy" reunion when Pam Dawber visits
Dawber will reunite with her former TV husband Robin Williams.

What will CNN do with "Piers Morgan Live"?

Piers Morgan's 9 pm show has been underperforming in its timeslot.

"The Americans" stars Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys get sexy for GQ

The TV couple posed for racy pics amid rumors that they're in a real-life relationship.

Jake Johnson recalls working with Prince on "New Girl"

Prince only watches two shows, the news and "New Girl." PLUS: Watch Prince's "New Girl" promo.

AMC to celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with the "Zombie Bowl"

Every episode from Seasons 1 and 2 will be shown on Feb. 2.

Constance Zimmer boards "Entourage" movie

She'll reprise her role as film exec Dana Gordon.

"Teen Mom 2" returns with Jenelle Evans' abortion

Turns out Jenelle got pregnant twice between Seasons 4 and 5.

NBC: Harry Connick Jr. turned us down for "America's Got Talent"
"We always had our eye out for him as a judge on 'America's Got Talent,'" says NBC's reality boss.

Neil Patrick Harris named Harvard's Hasty Pudding Man of the Year

He's the 2nd "HIMYM" star to receive the honor, after Jason Segel.

Happy 50th birthday, Mariska Hargitay!

The "SVU" star is celebrating the Big 5-0 today.

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Angela Lansbury is 'relieved' NBC scrapped its "Murder, She Wrote" reboot

Angela Lansbury is "relieved" NBC scrapped its "Murder, She Wrote" reboot
"I knew it was a terrible mistake. I didn't want to sully the memory," says the 88-year-old Lansbury, adding: "Octavia Spencer is a superb actress. She had no business being put into a situation that she couldn't win."

ABC orders a drama project from David O. Russell

The "American Hustle" director's project is described as "“an upstairs/downstairs soap centered on a private country club."

HBO passes on "People in New Jersey" starring Sarah Silverman and Topher Grace

The comedy about an adult brother and sister was to be produced by Lorne Michaels with Paul Feig directing.

Jay Leno tells "60 Minutes" Jimmy Fallon is "probably more like a young Johnny"

Watch a preview of Leno's "60 Minutes" profile, airing Sunday.

Group that claimed premium channels are losing subscribers backpedals
The NPD Group says it "should not have called out declines in subscribers for specific premium TV channels, HBO and Showtime."

Why Bill Cosby just might save NBC
Unlike Michael J. Fox and his failed "Michael J. Fox Show," Cosby is the creative force behind his projects.

Animal Planet's "Call of the Wildman" accused of abusing animals, being fake

A Mother Jones investigation, found "evidence of a culture that tolerated legally and ethically dubious activities." They also found that Animal Planet scripted the show, staging rescues and using raccoons as "performers."

Presenting an "SNL" census
U.S. News & World Report counted the race of nearly every current and past "SNL" cast member, from Rob Schneider (half Filipino and half white) to Rich Hall (part Cherokee).

"The Millers" to have an "Arrested Development" reunion

Jeffrey Tambor will play the owner of the station where Will Arnett works.

"General Hospital" to keep on going
The long-running soap will be back next season, though ABC hasn't officially announced a renewal.

"Psych" remakes a Season 1 episode, and hijinks abound

Unlike with the original episode, says writer Andy Berman, "We weren't able to put a lot of the really, really goofy stuff in."

"The Mindy Project" meets "The Following"
It's the crossover romance you weren't expecting.

"Girl Meets World's" Season 1 order expanded to 21 episodes

That's eight more than the previous order.

"True Detective" and "Girls" decline in Week 2
The serial killer drama fell from 2.3 million to 1.7 million, while Lena Dunham's comedy dropped to 779,000 viewers.

Introducing the "Downton Abbey" board game

This new board game allows you to compete as a maid or a footman.

"Workaholics" guys are found it a bit challenging writing Season 4
Adam DeVine recalls pitching a story idea that already appeared on the show.

Comedy Central's "Broad City" is done in the spirit of "Louie"

The comedy from  Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson and exec producer Amy Poehler has that same kind of first-person experimental yet hilarious voice that "Louie" has.

"Shameless" star Shanola Hampton welcomes a daughter

Cai MyAnna Dukes was born on Monday.

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ABC renews 'Wipeout'

ABC renews "Wipeout"
Season 7 will now include a "Tournament of Champions."

What if Bill Cosby's new NBC comedy is the next "Michael J. Fox Show" disaster?
The Peacock has had a string of recent failures banking on past NBC stars, from Matthew Perry to Sean Hayes to Michael J. Fox. Why would a new Cosby show be any different?

Few watched HBO's "Looking"

Less than half of "Girls" viewers, or 338,000, stuck around for the show about three gay friends in San Francisco.

Jimmy Fallon hides his MacBook in the middle of an interview with Bill Gates

Watch the awkward scene from last night's "Late Night."

Jaimie Alexander joins Ryan Murphy's HBO pilot "Open"
She'll play Wes Bentley's wife in the examination of human sexuality.

"Betty White's Off Their Rockers" gets a Lifetime premiere date

The former NBC show will debut on Lifetime on Feb. 28.

Mick Jagger wants to create a "20 Feet From Stardom" scripted drama series
Jagger is also interested in turning the documentary about his backup singers into a Broadway musical.

The "Downton Abbey" porn parody will be called "Down On Abby"
The main servant in the British-made porn film has been named Master Bates.

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'Days of Our Lives' renewed through 2016

"Days of Our Lives" renewed through 2016

NBC's renewal will mean "Days" will get to celebrate its 50th anniversary in November 2015.

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NBC is bringing back Bill Cosby to star in a family comedy

NBC is bringing back Bill Cosby to star in a family comedy
Cosby, 76, is reuniting with "Cosby Show" producer Tom Werner to play the patriarch of a multi-generational family.

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