Ice-T & CoCo may get their own talk show
Ryan Seacrest is set to produce a talk show with the stars of "Ice Loves CoCo." In fact, they're ending their reality show to concentrate on developing a talk show.
Linda Cardellini to play Kyle Chandler's sister on Netflix
The "Freaks and Geeks" alum has joined the Netflix thriller from the creators of "Damages."
Roger Ebert wanted Philip Seymour Hoffman to play him in a biopic
Chaz Ebert made the revelation at a screening last night for Roger Ebert's new documentary: "Roger always said, 'If you ever do a movie where you need someone to play me, I want Philip Seymour Hoffman.'"
TBS greenlights "Funniest Wins," a comedy competition starring Marlon Wayans
The comedy reality show will seek out the nation's funniest comedian.
"The Walking Dead's" Lauren Cohan to lend her voice to "Archer"
She'll play a character married to Fred Armisen.
Rebecca Romijn will host "Skin Wars" on GSN
The reality competition will seek the most talented body painter in the country.
Rainn Wilson poses naked with an NBC peacock
"Me and my old employer… We had some good times together..."
"The Following" hits another low
Super Bowl ads didn't help the Kevin Bacon series.
BET's "Book of Negroes" miniseries to star Louis Gossett Jr, Cuba Gooding Jr, Aunjanue Ellis
Based on a 2007 book, the miniseries will follow a female slave as she's taken from West Africa to America.
"Little Couple" star Jen Arnold's cancer is in remission
Dr. Jennifer Arnold had been undergoing intensive chemotherapy to battle a rare form of cancer.
Puppy Bowl gets huge ratings, Kitten Bowl does decently, Fish Bowl was barely watched
The 10th Puppy Bowl attracted a record-setting 13.5 million total viewers, About 1 million watched the premiere of the inaugural Kitten Bowl, while 27,000 tuned in for Nat Geo's Fish Bowl.
"SNL" alum Victoria Jackson is running for public office
She's running as an independent for a county seat on a Tennessee commission.
"The Bachelor's" weird sex issues: The show is like a prudish pimp
This season, it's become harder for the show to mask its resemblance to an "unusually public escort service." PLUS: Meet Juan Pablo's stylist.
Netflix viewership went down then up during Super Bowl blowout
Traffic was down 20% in the first half. But as it became clear the game was a blowout, viewership levels went back to normal in the second half. PLUS: Many cable channels saw viewership soar after the game.
"Veronica Mars" cast members are live-tweeting old episodes
Each night, one cast member will live-tweet an episode at 8 pm ET.
John Stamos goes "bald"
The "Full House" star shared a photo on Instagram of him wearing a bald cap.
Lea Michele's memoir cover revealed
The "Glee" star is releasing "Brunette Ambition" on May 13.
"Under the Dome" adds "CSI:NY's" Eddie Cahill
"Misfits" alum Karla Crome will also join the cast in Season 2.
"Little House on the Prairie" star Richard Bull dies
Bull, 89, played shopkeeper Nels Oleson. Melissa Gilbert mourned his loss on Twitter: "Goodbye Richard working with you was such a joy but nearly as joyful as being your friend."
Jimmy Fallon pens heartfelt "Thank You Note" to Jay Leno
Fallon was a guest on last night "Tonight Show" where, instead of writing a sarcastic "Thank You Note," he opted to be sincere: "And finally, thank you Jay Leno, for carrying on the proud tradition of the Tonight Show host with such humor and class and for being nothing but gracious and generous to me over the past years. I will do my best to make you proud every single night." PLUS: Leno cracked some Fallon jokes during his monologue, and Leno had another night of big ratings last night.
Benedict Cumberbatch drops by "Sesame Street"
"Sherlock" meets his arch-nemesis, "Murray-arty."
Adult Swim is expanding to 8 pm
Starting March 31, the No. 1 block for adults 18-34 will kick off at 8 o'clock, instead of 9.
Flea denies any "trickery" during Super Bowl halftime performance
The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, who's accused of not playing live, tweeted cryptically last night: "No trickery. No choice, but no trickery."
Jerry Seinfeld on lack of diversity in comedy: "Who cares?"
Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has featured mostly white males, and Seinfeld doesn't see a problem with that: "People think it's the census or something," Seinfeld tells Buzzfeed of the assertion that all pop culture should accurately reflect society. "This has gotta represent the actual pie chart of America? Who cares? Funny is the world that I live in. You’re funny, I'm interested. You’re not funny, I’m not interested. I have no interest in gender or race or anything like that." PLUS: In defense of Seinfeld's Super Bowl "Seinfeld" reunion, and Seinfeld wanted to create a show you could "put in your pocket."
Ryan Phillippe is poised to star in ABC's "Secrets & Lies"
The "Damages" alum is expected to play a father who becomes the prime suspect in a murder case when he finds a dead young boy.
Clay Aiken was trash-talked by his potential future GOP congressional opponent
North Carolina U.S. Rep. Renee Ellmers pointed out that Aiken couldn't win "American Idol" or "Celebrity Apprentice." "As we know he doesn’t always fare all that well. He was runner up," she said, adding: "Apparently his performing career isn’t going so well and he’s bored."
After being dumped by HBO, Neil Gaiman's "American Gods" may find a TV home
The potential sci-fi TV series based on Gaiman's novel is getting help from FreemantleMedia, the company behind "American Idol."
Ken Marino joins Casey Wilson on ABC's "Marry Me"
The "Party Down" alum will play Wilson's fiance.
Adam Brody: I think "The O.C.'s" Seth Cohen would've died by now
"I think he'd be going down to Mexico and probably had a bad car accident," Brody tells Nylon magazine. "It wasn't any fault of his own, but yeah, knowing what I know now about Seth and his poor decision-making, that's my guess."
Stephen Colbert is expected to star in many more pistachio ads
He has signed on to be Wonderful Pistachios' pitchman for a full year.
Bravo to begin offering "Top Chef at Sea" cruise vacation packages
Ten ships will offer "Top Chef"-themed food and events.
Ellie Kemper's mom wasn't happy to see her guest-hosting "Ellen"
Her mom preferred Ellen instead.
"New Girl" lending Max Greenfield to "The Mindy Project"
He'll guest as a guy at a bar named Lee who is up to "no good."
TV Land renews "The Exes"
The comedy starring Donald Faison, Wayne Knight and David Alan Basche will return for a 4th season.
"Big Bang" is bringing back Bob Newhart
He'll reprise his role as Professor Proton.
"NCIS: New Orleans" adds CCH Pounder and "JAG" alum
Pounder will play the show's medical examiner, while Zoe McLellan will play a special agent.
"Dancing with the Stars" dumps its longtime band leader
The 28-member Harold Wheeler Orchestra and Singers is out after being with the show since Season 1. The American Federation of Musicians claims the show will begin using pre-recorded music, but a source tells The Hollywood Reporter that a new live band will be chosen.
"Bored to Death" cast reunites
Ted Danson, Jason Schwartzman and Zach Galifianakis appeared together over the weekend at SF Sketchfest.
Disney Channel renews "Dog with a Blog"
The comedy will be back for a 3rd season.
"Orange is the New Black" creator: Laura Prepon will be back for "most" of Season 2
It had been reported that Prepon would return for just four episodes. But creator Jenji Kohan tells Us Weekly: "Yes, yes, she is coming back. Not the whole season, but...you'll see her for most of it."
Last night's Super Bowl was the most-watched TV show in U.S. history
Updated ratings show that 111.5 million viewers watched the boring blowout that was Super Bowl XLVIII, up from the 111.3 million who saw the previous record-holder, the 2012 Super Bowl. PLUS: "Downton Abbey" was the night's runner-up for the 3rd year.
Discovery Channel orders "Game of Stones"
The reality show follows an "extreme gem hunter" who is an expert at finding rare stones "from the most dangerous and lawless places on earth."
Did Flea fake playing the bass during Super Bowl halftime?
There are allegations that the Red Hot Chili Peppers were "air-shredding" during last night's performance.
"HIMYM" creators answer question on Reddit -- Jennifer Love Hewitt didn't want to play Robin
Hewitt rejected the role of Robin to do "The Ghost Whisperer," according to Carter Bays. That, of course, led to the casting of Cobie Smulders. PLUS: Cristin Milioti talks playing the ukulele?
Seth Meyers to make a cameo on "Say Yes to Dress"
Three days before his "Late Night" debut, Meyers will pop up on TLC to surprise a medic who was injured by a bomb in Afghanistan.
"Live" celebrates Michael Strahan's Pro Football Hall of Fame honor
Strahan, who handed out the Super Bowl trophy last night, had quite a busy weekend. He was voted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday in his 2nd year of eligibility.
Jack Davenport joins Jennifer Carpenter on ABC's "Sea of Fire"
The "Coupling" and "Smash" vet will play a local sheriff who joins Carpenter's FBI agent in an investigation of the disappearance of three girls.
Scott Bakula will star in the "NCIS" New Orleans spinoff
The 2nd "NCIS" spinoff will feature Bakula as NCIS Special Agent Pride, who "embodies" New Orleans.