'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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'Survivor: Cagayan' cast includes NBA All-Star who went to North Korea with Dennis Rodman

"Survivor: Cagayan" cast includes NBA All-Star who went to North Korea with Dennis Rodman
Cliff Robinson will be part of the brawn tribe. Other cast members include a nuclear engineer, a former Miss Kentucky USA, two former NFL cheerleaders and a pro poker player. PLUS: Meet the brain vs. brawn vs. beauty cast.

"24: Live Another Day" begins filming on the streets of London
See Jack Bauer with an overturned car.

"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" and "The Mindy Project" sees their ratings soar

Fox's comedies benefitted from CBS being in repeats.

Jimmy Fallon and Bill Gates try to create a viral video

Check out their video for GatesLetters.com.

Letterman reunites with "son" Michael B. Jordan

Jordan's first acting gig was, at age 12, to play one of Letterman's children on "The Late Show." PLUS: Andy Samberg skies down Broadway for Letterman.

HBO orders an electronic music comedy from DJ Calvis Harris, Jay-Z, Will Smith

UK DJ Calvin Harris is teaming with Will Smith and Jay-Z on the project, set in the world of electronic music.

Jon Gosselin plans to sue Kate for primary custody of the sextuplets

"They live in fear of Kate," Jon tells In Touch. "Every time I see them, they tell me they want to live with me."

"Melissa & Joey" is hosting another "Sabrina" reunion
Elisa Donovan, who co-starred on "Sabrina" with Melissa Joan Hart, replaces Tara Reid.

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Showtime, HBO, Starz deny their subscribers are fleeing

Showtime, HBO, Starz deny their subscribers are fleeing
The three pay cable channels blasted a study claiming there was a 6% decline in their subscriber base. ""Showtime and every other premium network have increased both subscribers and penetrations over the last two years," says a Showtime spokesperson.

Mindy Kaling talks about last night's "Mindy Project" shocker
"You should rewind it a bunch or make a GIF of it," she says. PLUS: "Mindy" has fixed a lot of its issues this season, and ex-"Leverage" star Gina Bellman lobbying for a "Mindy" gig.

Jonah Hill drops F-bombs in "SNL" promos
Is the 3rd time a charm?

Amazon denies it is launching a live TV streaming service
"We continue to build selection for Prime Instant Video and create original shows at Amazon Studios, but we are not planning to license television channels or offer a pay-TV service," an Amazon spokesperson said in reaction to a Wall Street Journal report.

"Modern Family" gets Stephen Merchant to play the butler

He'll take care of the three families during the Las Vegas episode.

Adrian Grenier on losing "Dawson's Creek" role: James Van Der Beek would've wanted "Entourage"
Van Der Beek revealed he and Grenier were finalists for the Dawson role. "I don't know, you might ask (James)," Grenier tells E! News, "but I imagine that he would've swapped with me to play Vince."

"Celebrity Big Brother" crew member caught flashing a "storyline" cue card

A spinoff show of the UK "Big Brother" inadvertently caught a crew member flashing what appeared to be a cue card.

Kristen Bell isn't happy with her "Veronica Mars" figurine

Conan says she looks like Jared Leto.

The Weather Channel wants DirecTV to let customers cancel without termination fees

The Weather Channel hopes the new strategy catches the attention of Washington.

David Lynch: "Twin Peaks" isn't coming back, but the blu-ray will have new bonus features
"Rumors are just that: rumors are rumors," he said recently. "There's always been rumors about things and there's no real truth to it. I don’t know where these rumors come from, but I think they were based on some misunderstandings of what’s going on." PLUS: A couple has a "Twin Peaks"-themed wedding.

"Simpsons" illustrator tweets early sketches from the Fox comedy

See Bart as the raven.

FX teases "The Strain"

Here's your first glimpse of the series from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse.

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'Murder, She Wrote' reboot is dead at NBC

"Murder, She Wrote" reboot is dead at NBC
The remake starring Octavia Spencer is currently dead, though therer's a chance it could revived again.

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Rashida Jones to star in 'Tribeca,' a TBS cop comedy pilot from Steve Carell

Rashida Jones to star in "Tribeca," a TBS cop comedy pilot from Steve Carell
Carell and wife Nancy are co-writing and producing the police procedural in which Jones plays Angie Tribeca, the 10-year veteran of the LAPD's RHCU (Really Heinous Crimes Unit).

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Amazon mulls launching an online pay TV service

Amazon mulls launching an online pay TV service
The service would offer many of the cable channels currently available.

Jesse L. Martin joins "The Flash"
The "Law & Order" alum will play a detective on the CW superhero series.

Fox moves "Enlisted"
The freshman comedy will air after "Bones" at 9 pm, swapping timeslots with "Raising Hope."

"24: Live Another Day" adds Tate Donovan
He'll play the White House chief of staff who is married to Kim Raver's character.

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'Flowers in the Attic' attracts 6.1 million

"Flowers in the Attic" attracts 6.1 million

That was Lifetime's best numbers for an original movie since "Steel Magnolias" in October 2012.

Chinese TV is blatantly ripping off "The Colbert Report's" opening credits
A show called "The Banquet" totally copied Colbert's opening -- see for yourself.

"Klondike" gets big numbers for Discovery
About 3.4 million watched last night's premiere, resulting in Discovery's best-ever Monday.

HBO's "Game of Thrones" exhibit is going around the world
The only two American stops this year are New York and Austin, as the traveling exhibit heads to Oslo, Rio de Janeiro, Mexico City and Belfast.

Sherri Shepherd is the latest to apologize for anti-gay comments
Last week, "The View" star defended her view that homosexuality is a sin.

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'Ellen' to become the 1st American talk show to be shown regularly in China

"Ellen" to become the 1st American talk show to be shown regularly in China
The video website Sohu has picked up Ellen's talk show, and Ellen jokingly says it'll be renamed "The Happy Lady Dance Hour." PLUS: Ellen gives interviewing tips to Seth Meyers.

Opera star Renee Fleming to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl
Fleming will become the first opera star to sing the National Anthem before a Super Bowl.

"Sleepy Hollow" season finale was No. 1 for Monday night

The Fox drama's season finale tied fellow freshman "The Blacklist" in the 18-49 demo.

Esquire apologizes for "A Straight Man's Guide to HBO's Looking"

An Esquire article published yesterday said of "Looking," "It commits the heinous sin of being gay and boring."

Check out Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones' final "Parks and Rec"
Here are images from "Ann and Chris," which airs next week. PLUS: Jim O'Heir was stunned by the early pickup.

PBS animates Carol Burnett

The animated interview series Blank on Blank has adapted a 2003 Burnett interview.

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Juan Pablo's anti-gay comments don't hurt 'The Bachelor' ratings

Juan Pablo's anti-gay comments don't hurt "The Bachelor" ratings
This week's ratings were steady with last week's, despite the controversy over the weekend. PLUS: How do you watch "The Bachelor" in the wake of Juan Pablo's comments?

"Walking Dead" cast members will get together on "Conan"

The Feb. 6 episode will feature a joint appearance by Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Lauren Cohan, Steven Yeun, Danai Gurira and Melissa McBride.

"Full House" stars are reuniting in a Super Bowl ad
Check out a preview of Dannon's Super Bowl ad, featuring Bob Saget, John Stamos and Dave Coulier.

"Girls" and "Looking" are moving to avoid Super Bowl, "True Detective won't air that week
HBO will show "Girls" and "Looking" the day before the Super Bowl.

Watch Chloe Sevigny in the trailer for A&E's "Those Who Kill"

Sevigny plays a detective, joining James D'Arcy in a serial killer thriller set in Pittsburgh.

PBS' "Women Who Make America" to interview Lena Dunham, Shonda Rhimes, Kathy Griffin
Sarah Silverman and Chelsea Handler will also be profiled on the documentary series.

"Access Hollywood" spoils "Homeland" for Jennifer Lawrence while she's meeting Damian Lewis
Lawrence has yet to watch Season 3.

Watch teasers for Halle Berry's "Extant"

Berry stars this summer in the CBS thriller from Steven Spielberg.

"Criminal Minds" books Tahmoh Penikett
The "Battlestar" alum will guest on the movie-like 200th episode.

"Days of Our Lives" losing Alison Sweeney
Sweeney is leaving the NBC soap after 21 years.

Ex-"Office" star B.J. Novak is writing a children's book

He's putting together "The Book with No Pictures."

"SNL" launches a "Saturday Night Line" web series
The Lorne Michaels web production company Above Average has started filming episodes revolving around "SNL's" standby line.

Miley Cyrus is promoting her MTV "Unplugged" special with a bizarre photo

Check her out topless with fake teeth.

"Dancing's" Anna Trebunskaya becomes a mom

The "Dancing with the Star" pro gave birth on Saturday to a daughter.

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