Parents TV Council outraged over this week's 'Sons of Anarchy'


Parents TV Council outraged over this week's "Sons of Anarchy"
Viewers, says the PTC's president, shouldn't have to underwrite "such horrifically violent and disturbing material."


Kelly Rowland and Paulina Rubio were terrible in their "X Factor" debut
The new judges' panel also seemed to hurt Demi Lovato, who appears to have lost all her Season 1 charm.


GSN orders a body paint reality competition series
"Skin Wars" pits body paint artists against each other.


"Walking Dead" zombie run over by a military vehicle
Extra Garrett Zane Orr, 20, is okay after a military vehicle's brakes didn't function properly, resulting in his hospitalization. PLUS: Time-jump length between Seasons 3 and 4 revealed.


Cameron Diaz joins "Bad Teacher" as a producer
Diaz played the title role in the movie that inspired the CBS comedy.


Report: Netflix is hurting Cartoon Network's ratings
Ratings for Cartoon Network shows in Netflix households have dropped 10% since the cable network put its shows on the video streaming service on March 30.


Check out the new "Today" set
The revamped set debuts on Monday.


Eliza Coupe joins "House of Lies"
The "Happy Endings" alum will play the head of an internet company.


More Emmy presenters announced: Claire Danes, Jimmy Kimmel, Alec Baldwin, Bryan Cranston
"The Millers" stars Will Arnett and Margo Martindale, plus Sofia Vergara and Andre Braugher will also present on Sept. 22.

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Carson Daly leaves 'Last Call,' joins 'Today'


Carson Daly leaves "Last Call," joins "Today"
Daly will still produce the late-night show he's hosted since 2002, but he'll now work on a new feature of "Today" called "The Orange Room."


"The X Factor" returns to its worst-ever ratings
Season 3 of Simon Cowell's reality competition attracted 6.2 million, less than half of the 12.5 million who watched the Season 1 premiere.


Watch the trailer for "Killing Kennedy" starring Rob Lowe and Ginnifer Goodwin
The Nat Geo film debuts on Nov. 10. As Lowe notes, today is John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline's 60th wedding anniversary.

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'Joking Bad': Jimmy Fallon's 'Breaking Bad' parody features a surprising cameo


"Joking Bad": Jimmy Fallon's "Breaking Bad" parody features a surprising cameo
The 13-minute sketch is packed with cameos from the AMC series. (Skip to the surprising cameo.)


"Entourage" movie delayed as some cast members hold out for more cash
Jeremy Piven has reportedly signed on, but Adrian Grenier and Jerry Ferrara are seeking a bigger paycheck.


Charlie Sheen tries to explain Selma Blair's abrupt "Anger Management" exit
He tells Jay Leno: "One of our primary character, Selma Blair, who played Kate, was written out because (the show) was not about our relationship..."


"Breaking Bad's" Saul Goodman spinoff is a great idea -- or a terrible one
The case for and against "Better Call Saul."


Kid 'n Play to appear on Fox's "Enlisted"
The hip-hop duo will surface as part of a Kid 'n Play reunion.


Katherine Heigl has been labeled "difficult" -- can TV save her career?
The former "Grey's Anatomy" star's terrible reputation has resulted in a loss of movie roles. Which is why she's returning to TV with a CIA drama.


Julie Chen: I had plastic surgery on my eyes to look less Chinese

The "Big Brother" host said on "The Talk" she got the surgery before she was famous.


It's not porn, it's HBO!

What happens when an HBO role sounds like pornography?


In defense of the "Sons of Anarchy" season premiere
The FX series has always been gratuitous. PLUS: Maggie Siff on going to jail.


Honey Boo Boo is shedding her baby fat

As Mama June has dropped 100 pounds, her daughter has lost 12 pounds.


Randy Jackson reacts to his "Idol" move to mentor
"I've moved to the higher court now," he says.


"2 Broke Girls" star Beth Behrs uninjured in pit bull attack
Her neighbor's dog attacked her, but only got a piece of her sweater.


"Parks and Rec" protesters descend on Pasadena City Hall
Check out images from Wednesday's on-location filming. PLUS: Nick Offerman releases a trailer for his new book


Jimmy Kimmel may have pulled off the best media criticism with his twerk prank

Will TV news show fewer viral videos after Kimmel's prank? PLUS: Did Kimmel ruin the Internet?


Another "Newsroom" star says a 3rd season is happening
"My understanding is that we're doing a third season," says Thomas Sadoski. "That's what I've been told. I don't know what the holdup is on their end (in announcing it), but to every question I've asked of them, they've said, 'Yes.'


Fuse renews "Insane Clown Posse Theater"
A 10-episode 2nd season has been ordered.


NBC orders a romantic comedy from Neil LaBute
The proposed series would follow a psychiatrist who falls in love with his patient at the psych ward.


"Glee" adds a mean girl
Erinn Westbrook will play a new member of the Cheerios.


E! finds a prince for "The Royals"
William Moseley will star opposite Elizabeth Hurley.


Watch "Supernatural's" Season 9 promo
The CW show returns Oct. 8.

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Saul Goodman creator aims to subvert the audience's expectations


Saul Goodman creator aims to subvert the audience's expectations
Peter Gould, who created the Saul character and is co-creating the "Better Call Saul" "Breaking Bad" spinoff with Vince Gilligan, says: "When people think of a Saul Goodman spin-off, they tend to think in terms of a laugh-a-minute comedy, and we’re going for something that has a very very unique tone."


"Sons of Anarchy's" season premiere could be FX's highest-rated telecast in its history
Early numbers show that it was the No. 1 show across all networks, and was the highest-rated episode yet.


"24" is poised to have a Jack Bauer-Audrey Raines reunion
Kim Raver is in talks to join "Live Another Day."


John Oliver returning to "Community"
Professor Ian Duncan will be back for a multi-episode arc.


Laura Prepon is set for 1 "Orange is the New Black" episode next season
As of now, she's scheduled to film one episode. But she hasn't filmed her episode yet, even though filming on Season 2 began in July.


Discovery's "The Presidents’ Gatekeepers" tells the stories of White House chiefs of staff

All 20 of the surviving chiefs of staff have been gathered for this unique two-part documentary.

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AMC greenlights 'Breaking Bad' spinoff 'Better Call Saul'


AMC greenlights "Breaking Bad" spinoff "Better Call Saul"
The Bob Odenkirk-starring prequel has been greenlit after lengthy negotiations. AMC and Sony released a statement saying "plans call for Saul to be a one-hour prequel that will focus on the evolution of the popular Saul Goodman character before he ever became Walter White’s lawyer." PLUS: Other networks were interested when AMC almost didn't take it.

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'The Simpsons' brings back Amy Poehler


"The Simpsons" brings back Amy Poehler
She'll reprise her role as Bart's future wife.


"Today" showed the 9/11 Moment of Silence ceremony this morning, unlike last year
During last year's Moment of Silence ceremony, "Today" aired an interview with Kris Jenner.


"Huell" from "Breaking Bad": "I've got a cult following, too – that's craziness"

Standup comic Lavell Crawford says of his growing fame on the AMC series: " Me and my wife and son went to California Pizza Kitchen in San Diego to get something to eat, and it was like everybody in the damn kitchen wanted a picture with me. A lot of brothers watch the show now, too, which is exciting because they didn't used to watch it."


Arsenio Hall's audience drops 30% for Night 2

Yet Hall beat other late-night shows in the important 18-49 demo, while tying Jay Leno in the 25-54 demo.


How "SNL" found its 5 new cast members
"SNL's" talent scouts began searching for new cast members in the spring. One impressed with her impression of a Vine video, while another did a dead-on Jon Cryer.


Ryan Seacrest's" "Million Second Quiz" not getting a big audience

Night 2 dipped from Monday's premiere, with 5.8 million tuning in.


Stephen Colbert devotes an entire "Colbert Report" to his book club
Last night's edition revolved around J.D. Salinger.


"The Voice" finalist Jamar Rogers hospitalized
The HIV-positive Season 2 contestant has a lung infection.


"Mad Men's" Kiernan Shipka plays a 13-year-old psychologist
Watch her counsel child stars for Funny or Die.


A NYC "Real World" house is for sale for $22 million
The West Village "apartmansion" used in the 2001 "Real World" edition was originally built in 1847.


Carly Pope joins "Tomorrow People"
The "Popular" alum will recur next season.


"The Killing" is one of a handful of twice-canceled shows
Others include "Southland," "7th Heaven" and "Futurama."


"Bunheads" star joins "The Affair"
Julia Goldani Telles will play Dominic West and Maura Tierney's oldest child on the Showtime pilot.


"Game of Thrones" inspires an 8-bit fan game
It's better than the real thing. PLUS: Look at what "King Joffrey" is holding up.


Ron Moore finds his "Outlander" leading actress
Irish actress Caitriona Balfe will take on the role of Claire Randall.

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'Sons of Anarchy' had planned last night's shocking ending for years


"Sons of Anarchy" had planned last night's shocking ending for years
Says Kurt Sutter: The timing of it is somewhat controversial, but it is something I knew I wanted to do for a couple of years now, and I knew it would be a series of events that would have to (occur)… as we kind of slide towards the end of our mythology." PLUS: What was the point?, "Why delve into this anguished territory if the show's not going to do much with it?," it seems like a wasted opportunity, meet the young star of last night's episode, and parents were warned.


Jimmy Kimmel boasts about his hoax
Last night Kimmel played clips of the media reaction to his twerking girl on fire video. PLUS: Watch the outtakes.


John Krasinski to become a dad
The former "Office" star is expecting his first child with wife Emily Blunt.


Emily Deschanel's real-life husband joins the "Bones" wedding episode
Actor/writer David Hornsby will play a priest, but it's not clear if he'll play the priest.


Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake team up once again
Watch their take on the Evolution of End-Zone Dancing.


John Ritter died suddenly 10 years ago today
Kaley Cuoco remembered her "8 Simple Rules" co-star in a series of tweets this morning.

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AMC cancels 'The Killing,' again


AMC cancels "The Killing," again
After reviving the mystery drama for a 3rd season after canceling it, AMC has opted not to order a 4th season.


"SYTYCD" renewed for Season 11

Nigel Lythgoe announced the news on tonight's show.


Despite renewal, "Last Call with Carson Daly's" future is up in the air
Staffers have been told to stay home as the Peacock mulls what to do with the 11-year-old talk show, which was renewed in April. Options may include canceling it, giving it a new host or having Carson Daly continue on in a new format.

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'Homeland' visits the CIA


"Homeland" visits the CIA
Cast members were invited on a private tour of the Central Intelligence Agency on Monday, where they met with CIA Director John Brennan. "We had a lot of questions and they had a lot of questions," says Morena Baccarin. PLUS: Brody's "Homeland" house sells for $394,000, and Claire Danes is BFFs with CBS News' Bob Schieffer.


Simon Cowell: Britney Spears "couldn't talk" on "The X Factor"
"She was fine, but I think she found it very uncomfortable," he tells Ellen.


Jay Leno called Sharon Osbourne after she revealed their fling
"As soon as the show was finished he called me," Osbourne said on today's "Talk." "He said, ‘Isn't it amazing that…we were both single and we both found our love of our lives and we both got the longest marriages in Hollywood?'"


"HIMYM" shows off more of The Mother
Watch a glimpse of Cristin Milioti in her new role. PLUS: What to expect on the season premiere.


Harvard doctor calls "Breaking Bad" TV's best medical drama
Harvard Medical School's Haider Javed Warraich says: "While most medical shows—much like the health system at large—focus on acute presentations, hospitalizations, and procedures, 'Breaking Bad' follows its patients far beyond the walls of the hospital." PLUS: Why Jesse Pinkman must die,


Justin Bieber's sidekicks may get an MTV reality show
Bieber will likely appear on a reality show starring Lil Twist.


Arsenio Hall's comeback was actually a little sad
If Arsenio is going to keeping on looking backwards, then his show won't attract newer viewers.


"Couple's Therapy" star gets divorced
Psychotherapist Jenn Berman has ended her marriage of 12 years.


Bethenny Frankel's talk show has a disappointing nationwide debut
"Bethenny's" premiere was in line with "Jeff Probst" and "Ricki Lake," two shows that are no longer around.


"Mr. Show" guys hit Reddit

Read Bob Odenkirk, David Cross and Brian Posehn's answers in an Ask Us Anything chat.


Check out "Doctor Who's" 50th anniversary poster
Featuring Matt Smith and David Tennant.


"Scandal's" Dan Bucatinsky teams with Shonda Rhimes on a new show
They'll collaborate on an ABC show based on his parenting book.


Are Southern reality shows over?

Fox News reports that Hollywood is looking for the next big thing after the Southern reality show market got too saturated.


Mark Gatiss' "Game of Thrones" role revealed
The "Sherlock" actor will take on the role of Tycho Nestoris. PLUS: Check out a "Game of Thrones" fantasy draft.


E! orders "Society X With Laura Ling"
Lisa Ling's sister will explore the world of modern unconventional drugs, such as bath salts.


Lucy Hale and her "Revolution" boyfriend break up
The "Pretty Little Liars" star had been dating Graham Rogers since early this summer.


"Sons of Anarchy" is "100% sad this year"
"This is the second to last season," says Kim Coates, "it's all guns-a-blazin', no pun intended. Get ready, because there's no pulled punches. It is flat-out, 100 percent sad this year." PLUS: "Sons" is as bleak and grim as ever in Season 6.


HBO teases "Treme"
Watch a preview of Season 4.


See Tyra Banks in whiteface
The "Top Model" star posed as her fellow supermodels, including Kate Upton.


"American Masters: Billie Jean King" will leave you with a big smile on your face
Airing tonight, the tennis legend reveals in her documentary to have "a true gift for gab and personal inquiry."


Mario Lopez welcomes his 2nd child

"It's a boy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Please welcome Dominic Lopez to the world," Lopez tweeted on Monday.

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Michelle Monaghan joins Ryan Murphy HBO sexuality drama 'Open'


Michelle Monaghan joins Ryan Murphy HBO sexuality drama "Open"
Monaghan, who will also be on HBO's "True Detective," will co-star in Murphy's pilot about human sexuality.


CBS will repeat last night's "Under the Dome" after it fell to a season low
Last night's episode will be shown on Saturday.


Roger Ebert statue in the works
Ebert's hometown, Champaign in Illinois, is raising $125,000 to build a life-size statue of the film critic.


CW to air Canadian sperm donor comedy "Seed"
It'll be the first comedy on CW in a long time.

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