Report: 'The Shield’s' Michael Jace confessed to killing his wife

Report: “The Shield’s” Michael Jace confessed to killing his wife
The LA Times reports that Jace admitted shooting his wife to the police. TMZ had reported earlier that Jace called 911 and said “I shot my wife.” PLUS: Jace was reportedly having financial problems.


NBC wins the 2013-14 season among younger viewers, CBS wins in total viewers
The Peacock captured the 18-49 demo crown for the first time in 10 years.


ABC is set to win its 1st May sweeps in 14 years
ABC has finished first in the demo the past five weeks.


Elisabeth Moss welled up filming “Mad Men” dancing scene, says she’s avoiding watching this season
"It was definitely emotional,” Moss says. "It's a very easy thing, in a way, for Jon and I to do, because we are very old friends and we are very close and comfortable with each other.” Moss hasn’t been watching the show lately because "I don't watch the show while we're filming. It's too weird for me. I can't watch the show and then go to work a few hours later, while I'm still playing the character. And it sucks, because I don't get to enjoy the show in a way that a lot of people do. I want to watch it! I'm a fan of it."


“Six Feet Under’s” Lauren Ambrose joins USA’s “Dig”
She’ll be part of the event series from “Heroes’” Tim Kring and “Homeland’s” Gideon Raff.


Kristen Bell to host the CMT Music Awards
She’ll host solo for the first time after co-hosting with Toby Keith in 2012 and Jason Aldean in 2013.


Watch George R.R. Martin explain “Game of Thrones” to a confused fan
Martin is participating in Conan O’Brien’s “I Got This” program.


“Louie” pays homage to Jim Jarmusch’s “Stranger Than Paradise”
Louis CK has previously said he’s a fan of the 1984 cult classic.


Jimmy Fallon helped “The View” get through its first day without Barbara Walters
He sent the show 20 pizzas.


Watch a preview of “The ‘90s: The Last Great Decade?”
Here’s Nat Geo’s follow-up to the "The 80s: The Decade That Made Us,” also narrated by Rob Lowe.


“Bachelorette” alum Chris Bukowski talks about crashing this year’s “Bachelorette" party
"I almost got on as a contestant, but it was too late,” Bukowski tells Ryan Seacrest.


Disney Channel renews “Jessie”
The children’s show will be back for a 4th season.

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Maya Rudolph's NBC variety show gets solid ratings

Maya Rudolph's NBC variety show gets solid ratings
“The Maya Rudolph Show” attracted 7.2 million viewers, winning the 10 pm hour and topping “The Bachelorette," thanks to its “Voice” lead-in. She did, however, shed 21% of her viewers after the first half hour.


Jimmy Fallon is taking “The Tonight Show” on the road next month to Orlando
Fallon will film “The Tonight Show” at Universal Studios from June 16-19.


Watch the “Girl Meets World” opening credits
We’re just five weeks away from the “Boy Meets World” spinoff.


Spike TV will combine tattoos with psychology on “Ink Shrinks"
Spike’s latest tattoo programming, this in the form of a special, will use a team of artists and psychologists to create a tattoo as a form of healing — a tattoo that the client won’t see until it’s done.


“The Maya Rudolph Show” was a mess that couldn’t distinguish itself from “SNL"
"There was nothing spectacularly terrible about 'The Maya Rudolph Show,’” says Pilot Viruet. "Some songs went too long and some sketches fell flat, but nothing too egregious happened. As a whole, though, it was boring, full of shoddy writing, and not worth talking about the next morning. It’s hard not to compare the show to 'Saturday Night Live.' Rudolph even mentioned her seven-year tenure on that show in her first song.” PLUS: It relied more on familiar names than good writing, it was an extended “SNL” spoof of a variety show, it was dated yet joyous, watch highlights, and there’s no reason to make a variety show these days.


St. Louis Rams, with the NFL’s first openly gay player, doesn’t want to be on HBO’s “Hard Knocks”
“I think it’s unlikely,” head Coach Jeff Fisher says. “We are eligible, but I think it’s highly unlikely they’d ask us to do it. I think this organization has a right to go through training camp with some normalcy.”


Neil Patrick Harris unveils his “Choose Your Own Autobiography” cover
“You are the star in N.P.H.’s life story!”


Arsenio Hall launches a crowdfunding campaign to raise $1 billion to buy the L.A. Clippers
So far, Hall has raised just over $1,000 of his goal on Indiegogo.


John Oliver makes his own GM ad
Check out the “Last Week Tonight” commercial.


Letterman shows off his passports
Check out Dave through the years, starting with his 1979 passport.


“Merriam-Webster” adds “Selfie” and “Catfish” to the dictionary
The “Catfish” team responded to the news by posting a selfie: "“Never in a thousand years could we have imagined what a phenomenon Catfish would become,” they said. PLUS: Oxford English Dictionary gives a shoutout to “Sherlock,” and a “Catfish” star is the new face of Jay Z’s Rocawear.


Master P shopping a reality show
The rapper’s family will star in a show he’s pitching to BET, VH1 and Oxygen.

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'The Shield’s' Michael Jace charged in the shooting death of his wife

“The Shield’s” Michael Jace charged in the shooting death of his wife
The 51-year-old actor, famous for playing Det. Julien Lowe on the FX series, was taken into custody last night. He has since been charged with killing April Jace, his 40-year-old wife. According to TMZ, Jace called 911 and said, “I shot my wife.”


“The Bachelorette’s” premiere, featuring a tribute to deceased contestant Eric Hill, was difficult to watch
The show dedicated the season to Hill, yet it was odd to see him in his interactions with Andi Dorfman knowing his fate.


The Indianapolis Colts once flirted with signing The Mountain from “Game of Thrones”
Colts owner Jim Irsay last year tweeted about Gregor Clegane, The Icelander.


“Masters of Sex” adds Courtney B. Vance and Rene Auberjonois
They’ll both play doctors in Season 2, with Vance recurring.

J.Lo is writing her memoir
The “American Idol” judge’s first book, “True Love,” is due out in October.


Terry Crews “nip synced” with Jimmy Fallon
Watch their performance of “Ebony and Ivory."

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'House of Cards' is searching for an NSA director

“House of Cards” is searching for an NSA director
Read the casting notice for upcoming Season 3 roles.


Why “SNL” wasn’t so bad this season
This rebuilding season of “Saturday Night Live” could have been much worse, says Andrew Wallenstein: "Consider that there’s eight first-year 'featured players' on the cast, just one short of the nine full-fledged repertory players, and you have a sense of dramatic the turnover was this year. So anything better than 'not bad' is actually pretty good.” PLUS: Kate McKinnon was this season’s MVP, followed by Vanessa Bayer.


“Dancing with the Stars” boss: “We're burning through celebrities quicker than they replenish”
Exec producer  Conrad Green sees “Dancing” going on for “a few more years, I hope.” But it’s becoming harder finding celebrities willing to give up 3 1/2 months of their lives.


“Silicon Valley’s” Thomas Middleditch says he auditioned for “SNL,” but "I look too much like Seth Meyers”
“It went pretty well,” he says of his “Saturday Night Live” audition, but Lorne Michaels didn’t want to address the Meyers resemblance on Weekend Update.


Katie Holmes, Alyson Hannigan, Rob Lowe and Kevin Hart are among the rejected pilot stars
Holmes, who was to star in a "Dangerous Liaisons” remake, joins Mary-Louise Parker, Greta Gerwig, Amy Sedaris, Paget Brewster and Jamie Lee Curtis as stars whose pilots didn’t get picked up.


Can Jon Hamm escape Don Draper when “Mad Men” is over?
What kind of post-“Mad Men” career will Hamm have? Can he succeed on the big screen? Or will he end up back on TV?


Jay Leno cracks a “cocaine and hookers” joke on “Good Morning Britain”
Asked about his car collection on British TV this morning, Leno told a family audience: "It's still cheaper than cocaine and hookers."


“24’s” composer wasn’t sure he’d be asked to return for “Live Another Day”
Sean Callery, who’s worked on every episode of “24,” had to call producers to say “I hope I'm on this” when he heard the news of the “24” reboot.


“The Bachelorette” is as anti-feminist as “The Bachelor,” but can Andi Dorfman change that?
Does her Juan Pablo “Bachelor” exit signal a change for “The Bachelorette”? PLUS: Chris Harrison says Andi is “definitely very analytical” compared to her predecessors, and Harrison recalls his terrible audition.


How much does “Game of Thrones’” Trial by Combat taken from history?
Most historical trials by combats were trials for property rights. PLUS: About Dany’s new dress, and did Lena Heady spoil an upcoming plotline?


Maya Rudolph hopes “The Maya Rudolph Show” would air every few weeks or every few months
The “SNL” alum also hopes tonight’s special leads to her recording her first comedy album. PLUS: How the Muppets inspired Rudolph.


“The Good Wife” was a lot of fun this season, but maybe too weird?
The creators seemed to be more concerned with shuffling things around just for the sake of it. PLUS: Why “The Good Wife” is like a juggling act.


What happened to the real Burger Chef from “Mad Men”?
The real Burger Chef opened its 1,000th restaurant in 1969, but never surpassed 1,200. By 1982, it was sold to Hardee’s. PLUS: What’s happening to Megan’s hair?, that dance by 2 outcasts was terrific, and about that softcore film "I Am Curious (Yellow)."


Hologram Michael Jackson had been in the works since October 2012
"Michael always wanted to do these kinds of things,” says the spokesperson for his estate. "Really, it starts with Michael Jackson more than anything."


Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour” returns June 6
“SNL” writer and future “Daily show” correspondent Michael Che will perform when Season 3 of the standup comedy show kicks off.

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'Game of Thrones' hits a series high for the 4th time this season

“Game of Thrones” hits a series high for the 4th time this season
Last night’s episode attracted 7.2 million viewers.


“Last Comic Standing” will feature a roast of Gilbert Gottfried, plus an “Ellen” challenge
Season 8 mentors include Cheryl Hines, Jeff Ross, Amy Schumer and Howie Mandel. Contestants this season will test their interview skills on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” and test their roasting skills with Gilbert Gottfried.


Barbara Walters’ sendoff was the 4th highest-rated episode in “The View's” history
About 5.23 million tuned in Friday, shy of the all-time high with President Obama in 2010, which drew 6.6 million.


“Key & Peele’s” Emmy campaign: “Vote for us or Donald Sterling wins”
Also, check out “Broad City’s” Emmy billboard: “Because two Jews haven’t won since last year."


Louis CK talks to “Fresh Air” about bombing in front of rich people in real life -- and ditching the black T-shirts
The episode two weeks ago was inspired by a recent real-life event in which Louis CK scolded a rich benefit audience for talking while Elton John was performing. Louis CK also tells Terri Gross he plans to wear more colorful shirts this season (he's tired of seeing himself in black).


“Duck Dynasty” sets the duck-calling Guinness world record
Listen to the sound of 3,028 duck calls all quacking at the same time. PLUS: Uncle Si releasing an EP.


AT&T’s $48.5B merger with DirecTV may hinge on the NFL
DirecTV may have to renew its NFL Sunday Ticket package, which expires this year, if it wants to be acquired by AT&T.


HBO’s “The Leftovers” unveils its poster
Also, watch the latest teaser trailer for the Damon Lindelof series.


Animal Planet renews “River Monsters”
The freshwater reality show will be back for a 7th season.

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Lifetime is making a follow-up to 'The Omen,' titled 'Damien'

Lifetime is making a follow-up to “The Omen,” titled “Damien"
Former “Walking Dead” showunner Glen Mazzara’s “Damien” will center on the 1976 horror film’s young boy protagonist as a man who faces his destiny as the Antichrist.


Stephen King will cameo on “Under the Dome”
Not only will King direct the first episode, he will appear in the CBS series. "Under The Dome” boss Neal Baer also revealed that there will also be a digital-only character who is able to communicate with characters trapped in the dome

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AMC’s 'Halt and Catch Fire' becomes the 1st show to premiere on Tumblr

AMC’s “Halt and Catch Fire” becomes the 1st show to premiere on Tumblr
Starting today, you can watch the ‘80s computer industry drama on AMC’s Tumblr page, or AMC.com.


“Wicked Tuna" is getting a live talk show for its season finale
"Reel Talk Live” will air after the season finale on June 8.


“Breaking Bad’s” Emmy campaign: “Over But Not Done”
The AMC campaign is seeking a 2nd round of Emmys for the 2nd half of Season 2.


Billboard Music Awards has its biggest ratings in 13 years
Meanwhile, “The Good Wife” and “The Mentalist” season finales were down from last year.


“Game of Thrones” got its “Moon Door” wrong
Such a fall wouldn’t guarantee death, or breaking apart before crashing. PLUS: The actor who plays The Mountain is actually the world’s 2nd-strongest man.


“Under the Dome” casts a “Lost” alum
Brett Cullen will play Mike Vogel’s dad.


Longtime ABC News anchor Carole Simpson is upset she wasn’t invited to Barbara Walters’ final “View”
“A first I was very said and now I am very mad,” she writes. Turns out, though, that ABC News had nothing to do with the invites.

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'The Good Wife' creators already have Season 6 mapped out

“The Good Wife” creators already have Season 6 mapped out
Everything that happened in the season finale will be paid off next year. PLUS: “The Good Wife” and "SVU" shard a lot in common this season.


"Breaking Bad" earns Netflix a UK BAFTA TV award for best international series
“Breaking Bad” is only shown on the streaming service in Britain, not on regular TV.


“Game of Thrones” Aidan Gillen tells of Littlefinger’s intentions for Sansa
Gillen considers Littlefinger having a mentor relationship with Sansa Stark. PLUS: How the moon door was created, and why Sansa deserves to rule in the end.


Which “Game of Thrones” character was inspired by “Breaking Bad’s” Gus Fring?
It’s Tycho Nestoris, played by “Sherlock” co-creator Mark Gatiss. PLUS: Jesse Pinkman meets Sansa Stark.


Watch the final “True Blood” final season trailer
“The past has caught up with the present.”


Michael Jackson hologram steals the show at Billboard Music Awards
Watch the computer-generated Jackson’s performance. PLUS: Miley Cyrus had to be bleeped.


Watch the “SNL” Andy Samberg video that was cut from the season finale
Samberg appeared in a “Testicules” ad. PLUS: “SNL” season finale was down from last year.


Mark Ballas was seriously injured during “Dancing” rehearsal
Says a “Dancing” spokesperson: "His shoulder popped out during a lift and he was taken by ambulance to the hospital where he was treated and released. It's unclear whether or not he'll be able to perform on Monday's show."


See what a young John Oliver looked like
Check out his big glasses.

“Orphan Black’s” shocking scene, explained
Was that part of the script?


John Stamos defends ‘90s “Dumb TV” in a Facebook posting
The “Full House” alum responded to a Huffington Post opinion piece, saying: "if you’re lucky enough to have kids - maybe you should have them watch re-runs of Breaking Bad- see how that turns out.”

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'SNL' host Andy Samberg was joined by 6 'SNL' alums on the season finale, as the 17 regular cast members took a back seat

“SNL” host Andy Samberg was joined by 6 “SNL” alums on the season finale, as the 17 regular cast members took a back seat
That the “Saturday Night Live” season finale had to turn to alums Kristen Wiig, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Fred Armisen, Maya Rudolph and even Martin Short for Samberg’s first hosting stint doesn’t bode well for all the new featured players. As Dennis Perkins put it, "I’ve made the case that, with enough time, this cast can find its stride, but tonight’s episode does little more than show how unlikely they are to get that time. With Samberg’s return promising a bigger audience, Lorne and company brought in a team full of ringers and told the current cast, with few exceptions, to clear the stage. For some, they’ll never get back on.” PLUS: Watch highlights, including Andy Samberg’s rapid-fire impressions with Seth Meyers and Bill Hader plus Tatiana Maslany in a Digital Short, ranking every Weekend Update host (Meyers is No. 10), and grading the new cast members (Brooks Wheelan and John Milhiser get a D-).


Barbara Walters’ “Her Story” tribute attracts 9.3 million
The two-hour special was the highest-rated show of Friday night.


Joel McHale explains how that photo with Les Moonves happened
They were at the same party, and Julie Chen wanted to take a photo. It was just a photo, not a job offer.


Will “Breaking Bad’s” The Cousins return for “Better Call Saul”?
Daniel Moncada, one of the actors who played The Cousins, was in Albuquerque on Saturday hanging with Vince Gilligan as he preps for the “Breaking Bad” spinoff.

Here’s a glimpse of “The Comeback” filming
Former “Scandal” star Dan Bucatinsky, “The Comeback’s” executive producer, tweeted a pic from the set on Saturday.


Zooey Deschanel posts a makeup-free selfie
One publication, for some reason, called the Twitter posting “brave."

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The best and worst of 2014 Upfronts

The best and worst of 2014 Upfronts
Fox’s “Red Band Society” is the most depressing new show,, while “Intelligence” with 10.2 million viewers had the least-deserved cancelation. The luckiest show was “Glee” for surviving after terrible ratings, and Matthew Perry is the luckiest actor with his “Odd Couple” getting a guaranteed spot on air even though it’s being retooled and he’s had four failed shows in the past decade. PLUS: Lessons learned from the upfronts.


As Barbara Walters retires, the Big TV Interview seems to be on its way out, too
Big TV Interviews still exist these days — like Anderson Cooper’s interview this week with Donald Sterling — but they don’t get the kind of ratings Walters’ interviews got. For instance, 50 million watched her interview with Monica Lewinsky. PLUS: Recalling Walters’ biggest interviews, how Walters made celebrities cry, and Walters avoids being tripped up in “Her Story."


“Duck Dynasty” stars to attempt to break the duck call Guinness World Record
A large gathering will blow at the same time on Sunday.


If your friends are tweeting about “Game of Thrones,” Twitter will let you know
Twitter is testing a new mobile notification that will alert you when people you follow are tweeting about certain topics.


Why can’t “The Americans” be honest about religion?
Phillip and Elizabeth behave as if there are no secular Americans.


“Key & Peele” mull ending their Comedy Central show
They still have a 22-episode season kicking off this fall, but Jordan Peele says: "If our show is to have any kind of legacy, it should be that it didn't go on too long."


“Game of Thrones’” Sophie Turner hates the criticism of Sansa Stark
"This is what frustrates me," she tells TVGuide.com. "People don't like Sansa because she is feminine. It annoys me that people only like the feminine characters when they act like male characters. And they always go on about feminism. Like, you're rooting for the people who look like boys, who act like boys, who fight like boys. Root for the girls who wear dresses and are intellectually very strong.” PLUS: Peter Dinklage acts out “GoT” in 45 seconds, and “GoT” meets the NBA.


“SNL’s” bloated cast has led to a fractured show this season
With so many cast members — some of whom will probably not return next season — “Saturday Night Live” served up many sketches this season that seemed to serve the individual over the ensemble, says Ryan McGee. "The 17 cast members aren’t a comedic unit—they’re individuals locked in an airtight room, each trying to fight for the same oxygen,” he adds. PLUS: Ranking the best hosts and sketches this season, “SNL’s” server contains every sketch ever written in the past 15 years, Kyle Mooney is “SNL’s” new king of digital shorts, and Noel Wells recalls practicing her audition for strangers in Central Park.


“The Amazing Race” lets David Copperfield design a death-defying task
Watch a preview from Sundays “All-Stars” finale.


“Doctor Who” getting its 1st female director in 4 years
The sci-fi drama hasn’t had many women working behind the scenes.


Jessica Simpson would never do reality TV again, but feels “blessed” for her “Newlyweds” experience
"I would absolutely not ever do reality TV again,” she tells “ET” correspondent Lance Bass. "I am blessed that I did have that show. It allowed people to come into my life, and to know me as a person, and I owe a lot of my support -- my fans came from that because people could relate to me."


Jon Hamm recalls James Gandolfini lending him his SUV 2 weeks before his death
“Take the car!” “The Sopranos” star told Hamm and his girlfriend Jennifer Westfeldt. “It’s just going to be sitting here. Do you want the car? Take the car!”


“Grey’s Anatomy’s” Cristina Yang may have been TV’s strongest female character
She redefined what it meant to "have it all.” PLUS: Cristina deserved a better sendoff, and “Grey’s” cast — then and now.


Here is the collected wisdom of Stephen Colbert
Here’s Colbert’s take on comedy, cults, cynicism and more.


Robin Tunney has a “big decision” to make on “The Mentalist” finale
"There's somebody who's sort of declaring themselves, and I think there's something really flattering about that. ... That's there on the table and it's real,” she says.


Report: Kim Kardashian had Joan Rivers moved away from her at NBC Universal Upfronts
The E! colleagues were supposed to sit next to each other at yesterday’s event.


John Stamos is now a songwriter
Listen to his new song, “Let Yourself Be Loved.”


Mindy Kaling: Unlikely feminist
Unlike shows like “Inside Amy Schumer,” Kaling’s “The Mindy Project” embraces girl culture instead of mocking it.


Spencer Pratt graduates from USC
“The Hills” alum, age 30, officially donned hat and gown today for his bachelor’s degree in poli sci.


“Sesame Street’s” Bert and Zachary Levi urge kids to get off social media
Watch them sing about “A Lovely Sunny Day."


“It’s Always Sunny’s” Rob McElhenney: "Ten years later, I still can't describe what our show is about”
"For me,” he says, "the basis of its premise boiled down to one scene I'd written: A guy goes to a friend's house to borrow sugar for his coffee. The friend says he has cancer, but all the guy wants to do is get the f-- out of his house. Disturbing? Yes. But I knew there was comedy there I'd never seen on TV."


Presenting “Veep’s” most profane moments
The HBO series has become genius at cursing, and here are the 15 most profane moments. PLUS: An appreciation of “Oddball” Gary.


Julianna Margulies: “Basically, this sh*t hits the fan” for “The Good Wife” season finale
She says Sunday’s episode "brings politics back into the foreground, and it makes for a wonderful platform to jump off of for the next season.”


Melissa McCarthy on Lena Dunham: “She’s my girl crush”
"The more I watch ‘Girls,' the more I realize I'm crazy about Lena Dunham,” says McCarthy, adding: "She's smart, funny, confident, and she isn't afraid to look awkward. She's exactly who she is, take it or leave it.”


AMC calls “Walking Dead” lawsuit from Frank Darabont “ill-conceived”
The original “Walking Dead” showrunner is accusing the network of “self-dealing” in a license fee “shell game."

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