Comedy Central's 'Nathan For You' behind 'Dumb Starbucks' prank


Comedy Central's "Nathan For You" behind "Dumb Starbucks" prank

Nathan Fielder revealed he was behind the "Dumb Starbucks" store that became a hit in L.A.'s Los Feliz neighborhood over the weekend, resulting in big crowds. PLUS: Watch Nathan's video welcoming you to Dumb Starbucks. UPDATE: Watch Nathan's press conference ..... "I love Starbucks."

Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue dumps Letterman for Kimmel


Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue dumps Letterman for Kimmel
SI's annual tradition of revealing the Swimsuit Issue covergirl on "The Late Show" will come to an end this year. Instead, the cover model will appear on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."


Roseanne to visit "The Millers"
She'll guest as Darla, the mother of Will Arnett and guest-star Andy Richter's characters.


See Chris Kattan's mugshot

The "SNL" was arrested this morning on DUI after his Mercedes allegedly hit a parked car on the freeway. PLUS: Kattan reportedly confessed to being on prescription drugs.


AMC developing Civil Rights drama "Bombingham"

The proposed TV series will be set in 1963 and the present day, telling the story of a recently discovered Civil Rights-era murder in Birmingham, Alabama.


"7th Heaven's" Barry Watson to recur on "Hart of Dixie"

Whom will he romance on the CW series?

'SNL' reunion: Fred Armisen will be Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' bandleader


"SNL" reunion: Fred Armisen will be Seth Meyers' "Late Night" bandleader

Armisen will lead the "Late Night" band, even when he's in Portland shooting "Portlandia." Here's Meyers admiring Armisen's musical talents 10 days ago at the Howard Stern birthday bash. PLUS: New "Late Night" promos feature Seth's writers.


"NCIS: New Orleans" adds the star of "The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift"
Lucas Black rounds out the cast as NCIS Special Agent LaSalle.


HBO teases "Veep" Season 3

Selina Meyer vs. balloons.


OWN's 1st TV movie will be based on Darlene Love's life

The R&B sensation's biopic will be based on her memoir, "My Name is Love: The Darlene Love Story."


Lea Michele releases a Cory Monteith tribute song

Listen to the "Glee" star's new track, "You're Mine."

'The Walking Dead' returns to 15.8 million, beats Olympics in 18-49 demo


"The Walking Dead" returns to 15.8 million, beats Olympics in 18-49 demo
This year's midseason premiere topped last year's by 28%.


NBC to offer web episodes of "Parks and Rec," "Parenthood," "Chicago Fire" and "Grimm"
"Parks and Recreation's" Perd Hapley will star in "The Hapley Group," while "Parenthood" will offer "Friday Night at the Luncheonette," starring Amber and Max and Landry Clarke's Christian speed metal band Crucifictorious from "Friday Night Lights." "Chicago Fire's" web series will be called "I Am A Firefighter," while "Grimm's" will revolve around a Valentine's Day party.


Nick Zano joins Ellen's NBC lesbian-themed comedy

The "2 Broke Girls" alum will play the lesbian character's straight male friend on "One Big Happy."


Former "Bachelor" star Shayne Lamas is in a coma after suffering a miscarriage
Lorenzo Lamas' daughter, who was expecting her 2nd child, collapsed last night and was rushed to the hospital.

Laurence Fishburne to play Anthony Anderson's dad on ABC's 'Black-ish'


Laurence Fishburne to play Anthony Anderson's dad on ABC's "Black-ish"

Fishburne got the recurring role after signing on as an executive producer on the ABC comedy pilot, in which Anderson plays an upper middle-class black man struggling to raise his kids with a sense of cultural identity.


Food Network renews Guy Fieri's "Grocery Games" and Alton Brown's "Cutthroat Kitchen"

They'll be back for a respective second and third season.


A&E orders more "Wahlburgers"
After airing three episodes, A&E has picked up 18 more.


"Banshee" is releasing a soundtrack
The Cinemax "Music From the Cinemax Original Series" release features 17 songs from the first two seasons.


ABC casts Kevin Alejandro in "Clementine"
He'll play the ex-boyfriend of the title character on the ABC drama.


Hulu adding more CBS series, from "Ghost Whisperer" to "Everybody Loves Raymond"
"Taxi," "The Brady Bunch" and "Melrose Place" are also coming to Hulu, along with "Undercover Boss" and "United States of Tara." PLUS: "Fraggle Rock" spinoff "The Dooziers" is also coming to Hulu.

Jimmy Fallon unveils his 1st week 'Tonight Show' lineup -- Justin Timberlake will stop by


Jimmy Fallon unveils his 1st week "Tonight Show" lineup -- Justin Timberlake will stop by
In addition to previously announced Michelle Obama, Fallon will be joined in his first week by Jerry Seinfeld, Lady Gaga, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Bradley Cooper and Tim McGraw. Fallon will end his first week with Timberlake.


The Beatles' 50th anniversary special gets solid numbers, but not as big as the Olympics
About 13.9 million watched the Grammy-produced special. PLUS: The special was mostly unwatchable.


Lena Dunham shows off her book cover
"Not That Kind of Girl" hits bookstores on Oct. 7.


Russian Police Choir performs "Get Lucky" on "Today" after being snubbed by NBC's Opening Ceremony coverage

Technically, the choir performed before the Opening Ceremony on Friday, but their viral video left people wondering why it wasn't shown on NBC.


See Jaimie Alexander on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
She's reprising her "Thor" role as Lady Sif.

NYC is "troubled" by AMC's 'Walking Dead' underground stunt that scared pedestrians


NYC is "troubled" by AMC's "Walking Dead" underground stunt that scared pedestrians

"We are deeply troubled by this video," a spokesperson for New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. "We have forwarded it to the NYPD and are also conducting our own investigation."


"SNL" alum Chris Kattan arrested on suspicion of DUI

Watch footage of the 43-year-old Kattan getting taken into custody.


HLN rebrands itself as a social media cable channel

The former Headline News channel will reformat itself to tackle trending topics and viral news, starting tonight with the show "RightThisMinute," which will spotlight the best in web video.


HBO unveils its Season 4 15-minute trailer
Check out Peter Dinklage dancing.


Facebook created a "Look Back" video for Walter White

Watch a slideshow featuring the "Breaking Bad" character.


Jenna Fischer slams NBC for showing adult promos during daytime Winter Olympics coverage

"The Office" alum tweeted Saturday: "Hey NBC, maybe save the freaky mask-wearing-men/kidnapping promos of your adult shows for the evening Olympic coverage? #kidsarewatching"


Liam Neeson makes a cameo on "Key & Peele"

Neeson was promoting his new film "Non-Stop."


"American Idol" bringing back Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry as mentors

They'll be part of Randy Jackson's "Boot Camp."


Neil Patrick Harris dressed in drag to accept his Hasty Pudding Award
"I felt remarkably good in heels," he said after the Harvard presentation.


"Under the Dome": 2 of these 6 characters will die

Exec producer Neal Baer presented a list of which characters won't make it.


HBO teases "Silicon Valley"

Watch a 30-second preview of Mike White's new comedy.


Ken Burns launches an iPad app

All 25 Burns films will be enhanced via the new app.


Happy 30th birthday, Cecily Strong!

"Getting older is cool as hell, turns out," says the Weekend Update host, who turned 30 on Saturday.


"The Bachelorette's" DeAnna Papas welcomes a baby girl

Pappas met her husband on the set of "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All."

Ben McKenzie to play Commissioner Gordon on Fox's Batman prequel


Ben McKenzie to play Commissioner Gordon on Fox's Batman prequel
"Gotham" has cast the former "Southland:" star as Commissioner James Gordon.


Ronda Rousey joins "Entourage" movie
"Entourage" creator Doug Ellin confirmed the UFC fighter will be part of the movie, bout wouldn't say in what capacity.


Rita Moreno to co-star in Amy Poehler's NBC comedy pilot
In "Old Soul," Natasha Lyonne has a business caring for the elderly. One of her clients will be played by the legendary actress.

NBC defends editing out anti-discrimination statement from its Sochi Opening Ceremony broadcast


NBC defends editing out anti-discrimination statement from its Sochi Opening Ceremony broadcast
NBC removed a big chunk of IOC president Thomas Bach's message on tolerance from last night's broadcast, but The Peacock insists "his message got across very clearly."


NBC also cut Sochi's giant giant bear mascot, Olympic torch in space and Russian cops singing "Get Lucky"
The Peacock chose to dump out several of the Opening Ceremonies features that were popular on social media all day. PLUS: The Olympic oaths were also removed from the NBC broadcast.


NBC Sochi Opening Ceremony coverage down 8% from Vancouver
The 2010 Winter Olympics was, of course, shown live through most of the United States.


NBC seemed to cut back on the annoying Opening Ceremony narration
Was there actually less Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira? Or was this Opening ceremony elevated by New Yorker editor and Russia expert David Remnick? PLUS: The Opening ceremony was "majestic, grandiose and quite humorless."


Jimmy Fallon says goodbye to "Late Night" with The Muppets
They performed "The Weight" together, before Fallon walked down the hall to his new "Tonight Show" studios. PLUS: Fallon has his best ratings since his debut week, celebs offer "Tonight Show" advice, and Fallon reflects on his 12:37 years.

Russian TV avoided showing the Sochi Opening Ceremony's Olympic ring screw-up


Russian TV avoided showing the Sochi Opening Ceremony's Olympic ring screw-up

State broadcaster Russia-1 instead quickly switched to rehearsal footage of all five rings lighting up, instead of the four that lighted up during the Opening Ceremony.


NBC already painted over "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" sign outside his studio

The Peacock is wasting no time wiping away Leno's memory. PLUS: Leno was pretty weak in his final week.


FX putting "Justified," "Archer" and "Chozen" on hiatus during Winter Olympics
"Justified" will take one week off (the week of Feb. 17), while "Archer" and "Chozen" will take a break the next two weeks.


MTV orders "The Dorm," a horror movie starring Alexis Knapp

The "Pitch Perfect" alum will play a flawed college freshman who's transformed into a flawless beauty by her dormmates.


Rob Riggle joins Rob Lowe's tennis pro comedy

On "The Pro," Riggle will play Lowe's ex-partner who reunites with him after a public falling out.


"The Walking Dead" boss: "Answers will come quickly" in the remaining Season 4 episodes

"Structurally, yes this will be very different," says Scott Gimple. "I think the tone is actually varied. And in that variety it's very different. There are some bright sweet moments and there are — shock upon shock — some smiles. There’s also some of the darkest material we’ve ever written as well." PLUS: Meet the new characters, and 6 nagging questions "Walking Dead" needs to answer.


Cecily Strong recalls reenacting "SNL" sketches on the playground when she was 11 years old

"A friend and I would play these Chicago newscasters that were actually just impressions of the Bears' 'Superfans,'" she recalls.


"The Ed Sullivan Show" was full of crap acts -- until The Beatles came along 50 years ago Sunday

In 1964, viewers loved the crap on "The Ed Sullivan Show," explains Fred Kaplan. "That's all there was. There was no concept of an alternative," he says. "That's why the Beatles were such a big deal. From the moment they strummed those electric chords, wagged their mops of hair, and smiled those beaming, ironic, isn't-this-cool-but-also-a-bit-absurd smiles, we all knew it was something from a different galaxy." PLUS: 5 things to know about February 9, 1964.


Maggie Q to play famous Chinese pirate Ching Shih in a limited TV series
The "Nikita" alum will star in "Red Flag," a series set in the early 1800s.


Farewell, "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon": Jimmy tonight says goodbye to 12:36
Here's counting down Fallon's Top 10 moments. PLUS: Fallon's music booker on why "Late Night" is like an iPod.


FDA approves a Pillcam that "The Jetsons" predicted in 1962
Another "Jetsons" prediction of the future has come to fruition.


Behind the scenes of "Breaking Bad's" Spanish-language remake
"Metástasis" is very different from the AMC series -- a bus replaces the RV and "Saúl Bueno" hosts a late-night legal advice show. PLUS: Chart: Walter White vs. Walter Blanco.


Why is Oprah going to Broadway? Doesn't she have a network to run?

Is Oprah trying to win a Tony after getting snubbed by Oscar?


Are movies back to being superior to TV?
The film industry is on the upswing, and television isn't looking so good in the post-"Breaking Bad" world, says James Wolcott. "It looked as if the pendulum had swung back in the movies' favor, setting the stage for a rematch, or at least a rethink," he writes.


ABC casts a "Fifty Shades of Grey" star in drama pilot
Eloise Mumford is joining military doctors pilot "Warriors."


Ian Somerhalder will hand out "Vampire Diaries" beads at Mardi Gras

Somerhalder is serving as co-grand marshal with "The Walking Dead's" Norman Reedus.


Actor who played McGruff the Crime Dog sentenced to 16 years in prison

John R. Morales, 41, was caught with marijuana and illegal weapons.


Which of the new Amazon pilots are worth watching?
Here's ranking Amazon's new batch of comedies and dramas.


"True Detective": How did such a bleak show become a hit?

The most intriguing thing about the HBO series, says Michael Calia, is "that a show that’s such a big hit features so prominently a dark philosophy which suggests that humanity is an error of evolution and ultimately meaningless, and that we should stop reproducing." PLUS: Tumblr blog mocks Detective Rust Cohle, and does Alexandra Daddario have the 2nd-best nude scene in HBO history?


BJ Novak explains his friendship with Mindy Kaling
"No one ever knew if we were together or not, including us," he said on "Watch What Happens Live. "We weren't always on the same page on a given day or a given hour. We fought a lot. We were each other's best friends. We were inseparable and not talking to each other, often on the same day. And people didn't know, if she was gone, they would ask me where she was, and vice versa. We were like E.T. and Elliott a little bit."


FX adapting sci-fi novel "Redshirts"

The 25th century-set book is being made as a limited series.


Kelly Ripa loses Super Bowl bet, goes makeup-free on "Live"

Ripa had to interview George Clooney sans makeup.


CBS orders "Cuz-Bros," a roommates comedy from "Happy Endings" creator

David Caspe's pilot pairs a ladies man with his messy cousin.


"Saved by the Bell's" Screech is now in a band
Watch the first music video for Dustin Diamond's band, Deleted Scenes.


Emilia Clarke recalls singing happy birthday to a drunk and rude "Game of Thrones" fan
Clarke was told, "You're doing it all wrong, you know? You're f—kin' it up." PLUS: HBO instagrammed a new "Game of Thrones" teaser.


"The Talk" hosts a "Roseanne" reunion

Sara Gilbert got to catch up with her TV dad, John Goodman.


"Dallas" is now available on Netflix
The first two seasons can now be streamed in advance of its Feb. 24 Season 3 premiere.


Katie Lowes: All the props in my "Scandal" torture scene were real

"One hundred percent real," she says.


Watch an "Episodes" blooper reel
Showtime will show these outtakes on Sunday's episode.