'Orange is the New Black' will compete as a drama at Emmys and Golden Globes, pitting it against 'House of Cards'

"Orange is the New Black" will compete as a drama at Emmys and Golden Globes, pitting it against "House of Cards"

Netflix wouldn't say why it made the switch. It was assumed "Orange is the New Black" would compete as a comedy so it wouldn't go head-to-head with "House of Cards." PLUS: Laura Prepon goes brunette for her "Orange" return.

Eddie Murphy reuniting with Arsenio
Murphy will stop by his "Coming to America" pal's new talk show on Nov. 19.

Mariah Carey says "I hated" working on "American Idol," especially with "Satan"

"Honestly, I hated it," she said today in a radio interview, adding, in a likely diss of Nick Minaj: "It was like going to work every day in hell with Satan."

Discovery Channel orders "Dude, You're Screwed!"
The survival reality show will "kidnap" and plop down five survival experts in a harsh environment. Discovery originally titled the show "Catch and Release."

Syfy developing "Beowulf"
The Old English heroic epic poem is becoming a TV series.

E! airing a 90-minute Britney Spears documentary
Airing three days before Christmas, "I Am Britney Jean" promises to give "an intimate look" at "one of the most overexposed yet under-revealed stars of today."

"The Real World" no more: Exes twist will damage the MTV reality institution
Witout its tried-and-true formula, it's just not "The Real World" anymore.

"Game of Thrones" DVD will go inside the Red Wedding

Watch a preview of the Season 3 DVD.

Watch a "Space Jam" spoof of ESPN's "30 for 30"
"The Space Jam Game" featuring Michael Jordan.

Nickelodeon orders a "Go Viral" children's game show from Ryan Seacrest
Kids will compete in elimination challenges that use viral videos.


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Maya Rudolph reunites with Lorne Michaels for an NBC variety pilot

Maya Rudolph reunites with Lorne Michaels for an NBC variety pilot
The former "SNL" star will film a primetime variety pilot that will air after the Winter Olympics as a special. If it's a success, it'll be picked up to series.

Jeff Probst will be naked on "Two and a Half Men"
Check out the "Survivor" host's cameo -- in the buff.

"Under the Gunn": Tim Gunn gets his own Lifetime fashion competition series
The Lifetime competition will also feature "Project Runway" alums Mondo Guerra, Anya Ayoung-Chee and Nick Verreos.

Another "Friends" reunion: Matthew Perry to join Courteney Cox on "Cougar Town"
Last season, Cox made a cameo on Perry's NBC sitcom "Go On."

Key & Peele team with Judd Apatow for a movie deal
"I love these guys," says Apatow, "because they are riotously, make you sick because you can't stop laughing, funny,"

How to conquer "The Price is Right" with game theory
"You don't even need to know the prices."

CNN to air a documentary on founder Ted Turner
"Ted Turner: The Maverick Man," hosted by Wolf Blitzer, airs on Sunday.

"Twilight"/"Dexter" writer Melissa Rosenberg to pen Netflix's "Jessica Jones"

Rosenberg initially worked on developing a show about the Marvel character three years ago.

Maria Sharapova joins NBC's Winter Olympics coverage

The tennis champion actually spent some of her early childhood in Sochi.

Matt Lauer & Ellen DeGeneres pretend to be Hoda & Kathie Lee
Watch them reenact the 4th hour of "Today." PLUS: Lauer had to wear a "testicle vice" when he dressed as Pam Anderson for Halloween.

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Jonathan Rhys Meyers' 'Dracula' salary is being delayed due to addiction concerns

Jonathan Rhys Meyers' "Dracula" salary is being delayed due to addiction concerns

NBC structured the actor's salary so he'd have an incentive to completing the 10-episode order.

"The Real World: Ex-Plosion": Season 29 will add exes

The seven housemates will get a shock one month into their three-month stay in San Francisco when their exes move in.

Andy Cohen steps down as Bravo exec, extends "Watch What Happens: Live" deal
Cohen will now produce shows for Bravo while continuing to host his talk show for the next two years.

Maggie Siff talks "Sons of Anarchy"

What is her reaction to Tara's desperation?

"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." keeps on falling
This was the 6th straight week that the ABC freshman drama saw a ratings decline.

Watch "Modern Family" kids play "Modern Family Feud"
It's girls against boys. Watch Part 2.

Larry David looked absolutely miserable at last night's Knicks game
Is this the perfect Larry David photo?

Gene Simmons' wife and daughter sign on for a Canadian reality show
Former "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" stars Shannon Tweed-Simmons and Sophie Simmons will star in a reality show focusing on their relationship.

Ruben Studdard returned to "The Biggest Loser" because Jillian Michaels broke the rules
As a result, last week's results were declared "invalid."

"Nashville's" Jonathan Jackson signs record deal
The actor-singer, who plays bad-boy rocker Avery Barkley, will record for Loud & Proud Records.

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'SNL' releases Lady Gaga promos

"SNL" releases Lady Gaga promos
Watch her run sideways.with Kenan Thompson.

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CW is rebooting 'Tales from the Darkside'

CW is rebooting "Tales from the Darkside"

The '80s George A. Romero's classic series is being updated by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Stephen King's son, the horror writer Joe Hill.

Josh Holloway's "Intelligence" will premiere in January instead of February; "Hostages" ends Jan. 6
The CBS drama will kick off on Jan. 13 instead of its original premiere date of Feb. 24.

Laura Prepon to appear in 4 "Orange is the New Black" episodes next season
She was originally expected to appear in just one episode.

Taiwanese animators stick up for Jimmy Kimmel by bashing the Chinese government
Next Media Animation says: "Commie Chinese puppets demand Jimmy Kimmel's head on a spike?"

George R.R. Martin won't allow anybody else to write books set in "Game of Thrones" world
"Not while I'm alive," he says. "But eventually I will not be alive because Valar Morghulis – all men must men die."

Amanda Peet stopped having her say on "Game of Thrones" scripts
Peet, who is married to "Game of Thrones" co-creator David Benioff, used to read the scripts in advance to offer her suggestions. But not anymore. "I want to be surprise," she tells Vanity Fair. "I just want to be a fan." What's it like living amid a "Game of Thrones" world? "Even last night I was yelling at him because he was freaking looking at dailies in my bed," she says.

Unemployment boosts "SpongeBob's" ratings
About 5.2 million viewers watched "SpongeBob, You're Fired," the Nickelodeon show's best ratings in two years.

Jimmy Fallon won't pretape the first minutes of his "Tonight Show"

In 2009, Conan O'Brien ran across America to kick off his "Tonight Show." But Fallon says, "I don't think it will be a pretaped bit. I probably want to do it live." He adds: "I know the first guest, kind of."

President George W. Bush returns to "The Tonight Show" next week
Bush, who last visited with Jay Leno to promote his book in November 2010, will be Jay's guest on Nov. 19.

Will Jerusalem-shot "Dig" become USA's "Breaking Bad"?
The archaeology thriller, expected to air next fall, is USA's most expensive and ambitious drama. It's from Tim Kring and the man behind "Homeland," Gideon Raff.

Damon Wayans Jr. has breathed new life into "New Girl"

"He really kind of rounds out the energy of the cast," says Zooey Deschanel. "It's amazing. He's hilarious, so it's fun. It's just like having one more really hilarious person on set. We love his personality."

Joan Rivers slams Jennifer Lawrence for slamming "Fashion Police"

Lawrence dissed the E! show for being too mean-spirited.

John McCain co-sponsoring the "FANS Act" to curb sports blackouts

The Furthering Access and Networks for Sports (FANS) Act would eliminate the FCC's sports blackout rule.

Shenae Grimes to reveal her disappointment with the "90210" finale
Grimes has set up a chat with "90210" fans, where, she says, "I want to candidly speak out about my experience with YOU, my loyal fans who are looking for the same closure I didn't find with our finale."

"Sons of Anarchy": TV's most sexist show?
Why does the FX series keep its women boxed into stereotypical roles?

"Vampire Diaries" couple back together in real life?
Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder are reportedly hooking up again.

Jerry Seinfeld & Louis CK discuss The Gettysburg Address

Watch the latest video from Ken Burns.

Michael J. Fox: "Don't piss off Taylor Swift"
Fox talks to Letterman about his Taylor Swift feud, stemming from this year's Golden Globes.

Is speculation the new spoiler?
Sometimes, speculating about a show could ruin plot twists.

Why "The Originals" is better than "The Vampire Diaries"
There are great villains on "The Originals," and it's not bogged down by doppelgängers.

"Homeland" Season 3 has proven to be superior to Season 2
This week's episode shows the writer know where they're going.

Read "The Simpsons'" animation No-No's
How not to draw Lisa Simpson.

Katey Sagal releases her 1st album in 9 years, says she's now more recognized for "Sons of Anarchy"
Sagal says more people look at her these days as Gemma Teller than "Married with Children's" Peg Bundy.

"The Mindy Project" has become so good it's surpassed "New Girl"
Mindy Kaling's comedy is no longer a work in progress. PLUS: Kaling says: "It's not like Danny and Mindy are Jim and Pam."

YouTube star Shane Dawson signs on for NBC's "Losin' It"
Dawson will star in an autobiographical weightloss comedy from the creator of "The Big C."

Yes, "NCIS" is a hit among young viewers
The CBS drama isn't just for old people. PLUS: "NCIS" "newspaper" to cease publication.

Hoda Kotb is staying on "Today"

Kotb has signed a new, multi-year deal with NBC News.

Fox orders "Here's Your Damn Family" from Johnny Galecki
The "Big Bang Theory" star is producing a comedy about a 30-something son whose mom marries a man with three teens.

See "The Addams Family" cast in color
Check out new pics that are totally different from the black and white version.

Andy Dwyer returns to "Parks and Rec"

Watch a preview of Chris Pratt's return from Thursday's episode. PLUS: 6 "Parks" guys pose for a final photo together.

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A 'Ghost' TV series is in the works

A "Ghost" TV series is in the works
Paramount plans to adapt its 1990 hit film starring Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze, "Scandal's" Tony Goldwyn and Whoopi Goldberg into a TV pilot. This comes months after Paramount tried and failed to create a TV adaptation of "Beverly Hills Cop."

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MTV's EMAs has its biggest U.S. audience ever -- thanks to Miley Cyrus' (censored) joint-smoking

MTV's EMAs has its biggest U.S. audience ever -- thanks to Miley Cyrus' (censored) joint-smoking
MTV, however, won't acknowledge that word of mouth over Miley's stunt helped boost interest in this year's European Music Awards.

Michael Ian Black and Tom Papa will help co-host Nat Geo's "Duck Quacks Don't Echo"

The scientific experiment testing show will also be co-hosted by Seth Herzog.

"All My Children" is getting the axe, again

Several of its stars say the online soap is finished.

Kurt Sutter: A "Sons of Anarchy" prequel could be set in the '60s
"I've had discussions with the network about it, and I think they are open to it," he said Sunday at a Hurricane Sandy benefit. "I think there is something really interesting about the origins of the club. And to do a period piece set in the '60s, post-Vietnam could be kind of cool. I don't think we would dovetail and start right after the series ended, but it's something I'm potentially excited about it."

TNT announces the return dates of "Rizzoli & Isles" and "Perception"
Both will return on Feb. 25.

Jimmy Fallon: "We will take everything that works" to "The Tonight Show"

"We're not going to do anything that drastic," he says of his move to 11:35. "It's not reinventing the wheel. We've seen that doesn't work." He adds: "I'm not going to go out to change anything, but just gradually it just will change because I'm getting older and it is an hour earlier."

"Couples Therapy" confirms it's including a single Farrah Abraham, plus Jon Gosselin
Also appearing: Ghostface Killah and "Real Housewives" star Taylor Armstrong.

Check out "Breaking Bad's" Jonathan Banks on "Community"

Here's your first look at Banks as an intense criminology professor.

Netflix's "Daredevil" series will be written by "Lost" and "Buffy" vet Drew Goddard
Goddard also worked on "Angel" and "Alias," collaborating separately with Joss Whedon and J.J. Abrams.

Alec Baldwin's stalker trial features crying and heckling
Plus there were threats during this morning's courtroom appearance.

Stevie Nicks was initially reluctant to appear on "American Horror Story"
As Ryan Murphy explains, "she was very resistant because from the beginning of her career people who are in the Wiccan community had given her a hard time thinking she was a witch and she got a lot of scary fan letters. She didn't like the darkness of that, and I explained to her the part and she’s like, 'Aw f—, let's just do it. OK, I love it.'"

Masterchef Junior" champ: "It was a big shock"
Alexander Weiss says of watching himself on TV: "The first couple of episodes, it was very awkward. I never pictured myself being on TV. It was strange. It was also really interesting. I got to step back and look at myself cook and see what I look like in action. It was kind of entertaining."

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Dana Delany: 'Body of Proof' isn't being resurrected

Dana Delany: "Body of Proof" isn't being resurrected
Three weeks after a report that ABC was interested in reviving the canceled crime drama, Delany has announced on Twitter that "Body of Proof" will not be coming back. "May she rest in peace," she adds. "Time for new adventures."

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'Survivor' stars who competed in Philippines are helping raise money for Typhoon Haiyan relief

"Survivor" stars who competed in Philippines are helping raise money for Typhoon Haiyan relief
Jeff Probst and former players, including Lisa Whelchel and John Cochran, will pitch in to raise money on several CBS affiliates.

TV Guide Network's new shows include a New Kids on the Block cruise
"Rock the Boat" will let fans cruise with their favorite bands, starting with NKOTB. TV Guide Network will also air a show on Hollywood Blvd's "Tour Wars," plus a "Celebrity Celebrity" game show from "Scandal's" Joshua Malina.

"Person of Interest" adds Camryn Manheim and Saul Rubinek

They'll appear in a multi-episode arc early next year.

Disney is shutting down SOAPnet

The 14-year-old soap opera cable channel will be replaced by Disney Junior.

"The Blacklist" No.1 on Monday

James Spader's freshman drama dominated the 10 pm hour, including ABC's "Castle."

Jon Cryer: I don't wear a hairpiece, but my hair is painted on

Watch him come clean to Conan about his "roll-on hair."

Farrah Abraham is poised to join "Couples Therapy" -- even though she's single
The "Teen Mom" reportedly is getting on the VH1 reality show after she was turned down last season.

Jimmy Fallon and Billy Crystal spoof "Duck Dynasty"
With "Schmuck Dynasty."

"Breaking Bad's" RJ Mitte is hoping to start a band

Mitte has been learning piano and guitar in hopes of launcing a music career. I have a bit of an issue as I only have one good hand and one good ear, but I'm slowly getting over it one day at a time," he says. "We'll see what happens." PLUS: Mitte is in a wheelchair for "Switched at Birth."

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Stevie Nicks is coming to "American Horror Story"

Stevie Nicks is coming to "American Horror Story"

She'll play herself in a "Coven" season that has featured her music.

A&E orders "Wahlburgers" reality show from Mark and Donnie Wahlberg
The reality show will take viewers behind the scenes of the Wahlberg family burger restaurant.

Fox orders an "Everest" event series
Hikers will attempt to conquer Mount Everest in this 10-episode event series that could be renewed for more seasons.

Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel last night told the same monlogue joke
Both Kimmel and Fallon told the exact joke about Miley Cyrus and her EMAs joint-smoking.

"Crazy" voting system blamed for Elizabeth Berkley's shocking "Dancing" ouster
"I think it's the new system that the votes from last week count for this week and it makes it more unpredictable and it's crazy," says Derek Hough.

Sam Waterston appears on "Colbert" as "Poncho Denews "

Watch "The Newsroom" star make fun of "60 Minutes."

CNN names a new host for "Reliable Sources"
The Sunday media show will be hosted by the NY Times' Brian Stetler, who replaces Howard Kurtz, who now hosts a media show on Fox News.

Louis CK's reading of The Gettysburg Address pales in comparison to Stephen Colbert
Louis CK also participated in Ken Burns' Gettysburg project.

David Morrissey: "I really hope to make it to season 5 of 'The Walking Dead'"

The actor talks about the "Line of Sight" pilot for AMC and his future as The Governor on "The Walking Dead."

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