Dr. Luke pulls out of "Idol" talks due to a conflict of interest
The pop music hitmaker can't join "American Idol" because his lucrative deal with Sony Music would've conflicted with "Idol's" goal of developing talent for rival Universal.
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler have been asked to return as Golden Globes hosts
Unlike Ricky Gervais, Fey and Poehler hosted as a one-time deal.
Mitch Hurwitz's "Arrested Development" update: "I'm working on the movie right now"
"I can't get into much more detail because I don't want to scare anybody off," he tells Rolling Stone. "I don't want to be presumptuous about it. I don't own the property outright – it's a 20th Century Fox property. But everybody seems really into it and really eager to make a movie."
"Bunheads" films a farewell video for fans
Amy Sherman-Palladino gathered some key cast members to say goodbye in a video shot on Aug. 17.
Letterman asks Patrick Dempsey about his "Grey's Anatomy" future
"I think it depends on renegotiations," says Dempsey. PLUS: Dempsey won't co-own Tully's Coffee.
Lauren Graham brought in "Parenthood" daughter Mae Whitman to read for her CW series
"I didn't want people to think, she's you but she's not you," says Graham. "She is a muse for me, but she has a job and I would never – nor can I – pull her from that job. We’re all here at Parenthood through next year."
Lady Gaga to make her "Watch What Happens Live" debut
It'll be her 1st appearance on Sept. 11.
Anna Faris on "Mom": "We have, like, an anal-sex joke! It's amazing!"
Faris talks about her transition from movies to television.
Watch a video explanation of "Breaking Bad's" ricin journey
Here's a visual of that led to last night's epiphany. PLUS: RJ Mitte turned 21 in Vegas, and "Breaking Bad" fan invites The Cousins to vacation in Hawaii.
"Psych" books Sutton Foster and WWE's Bella Twins
The WWE twins will play "sinister, double-dutching, demonically sexy" sisters.
Discovery is making "I F*cking Love Science" for the web
Will the curse word be retained?
"Duck Dynasty's" Willie Robertson: "I didn't know I had a garden gnome"
Robertson is still amazed by all the "Duck" merchandise his reality show has spawned: "I knew I had a Chia Pet and a bobblehead and an action figure," he says. "I didn't know I had a garden gnome. That's awesome. I guess Pez dispenser is the last weird thing I have to see myself on."
Keith Olbermann returns to TV tonight
"There has been no friction at all," he says of his recent ESPN2 rehearsals. "No one has said to me, 'We let you back in, now sit back and shut up.' Instead they've said, 'We've let you back in, now tell us everything you want and why.'"
"Parks and Rec's" Jim O'Heir goes from Kimmel actor to Kimmel guest
The actor famous for playing Jerry Gergich has recently appeared in sketches playing plus-sized characters.
In defense of Miley Cyrus
Why she isn't a racist for her VMA performance and why she's not headed toward a Britney Spears-style meltdown. PLUS: MTV boss explains Miley's performance, AND "Breaking Bad" reacts to Miley.
"Under the Dome" star says producers envisioned the show lasting 3 seasons
Jolene Purdy says, though, that her character should've been killed off a long time ago.
Watch "Sunday Night Football" auditions with Ken Jeong, "America's Got Talent" judges
The "Today" crew also "auditioned."
The James Franco roast was full of gay jokes
Gay jokes from Seth Rogen, from Andy Samberg and from Sarah Silverman.
"Burn Notice" props are going up for auction
Starting Tuesday, you can bid on your "Burn" favorites.
Meredith Vieira launching a YouTube channel
The LIVES channel will be geared toward women.
"Burning Love's" Ken Marino goes shirtless in the middle of Melrose to campaign for an Emmy
TMZ caught Marino spinning a sign for his fake reality show.
Jenny McCarthy & Donnie Wahlberg make their debut as a couple
Check out "The View" and "Blue Bloods" stars on the red carpet.
After rejecting "Jersey Shore," New Jersey's Asbury Park welcomes "Jerseylicious"
One of the show's stars says "it's not like we’re party animals."
Watch the 2nd trailer for VH1's TLC biopic
"CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" airs Oct. 21.
Former "X Factor" judge Cheryl Cole gets a massive tattoo of roses covering her butt
The large floral design also covers her lower back.
Alex Trebek joins the TCM cruise
You can go cruising with the "Jeopardy!" host.
It's a "Beverly Hills 90210" reunion
With Joe Montana!
10.1 million watched Miley Cyrus twerk on VMAs, up from last year
That's up from the 6.1 million that tuned in last year, but down from the 12.4 million who watched in 2011. PLUS: Brooke Shields slams Miley's "disturbing" performance.
Claim: Justin Timberlake nixed plans to include more 'N Sync songs
The other bandmates "were pushing for more," a source tells Us Weekly. "While he was thrilled they could come for him, he didn't want the reunion to be the whole thing." PLUS: How the 'N Sync reunion came together.
Did Disney force ESPN to pull out of the "Frontline" NFL concussions project?
ESPN president John Skipper did meet with Disney CEO Bob Iger before cutting ties, but denies Disney had any say.
Adam Levine and his best friend sell an autobiographical comedy to NBC
This is the 2nd time "The Voice" star and Gene Hong have sold a comedy based on their friendship.
Lynda Carter to guest on "Two and a Half Men"
"Wonder Woman" fan Alan will get to meet his childhood crush.
Judd Apatow to make Amy Schumer a movie star
After starring on "Inside Amy Schumer," the comedienne is working with Apatow on her first feature film.
Restaurant's "Breaking Bad" stipulations included no murders or drug use
Garduño's, a New Mexico Mexican food chain, had to close down one of its locations for one day to accommodate filming for last night's episode.
"Horrible Bosses" writers to make a CBS pilot based on their movie
"Punching Out" will revolve around three guys who hate their job so much they quit to go back to their childhood jobs -- at the mall.
Amazon orders Chris Carter's "The After"
The thriller is "The X Files" creator's first pilot in more than a decade.
CW unveils new show posters
Check out key art for "The Originals," "Reign" and "Tomorrow People."
"Sons of Anarchy" gets an online aftershow
FX has picked up three episodes of "Anarchy Afterword," which will air online with host Chris Franjola and guest Kurt Sutter.
Jay Baruchel sells semi-autobiographical comedy to ABC
The "Undeclared" alum won't star in a comedy about a Hollywood actor who trades his fame to move to Vermont and live near his mom and with his best friends.
CBS is remaking "Love, American Style"
The 1970s comedy anthology series is coming back without the anthology component.
Being outraged at the VMAs: "One of our nation's more embarrassing traditions"
If Miley Cyrus did what she did last night on another show, there wouldn't be that much outrage, says Amanda Marcotte. "It's easy to understand why" there's outrage, she says. "It's August, people are bored, and getting all bent out of shape about nothing is a way to pass the time. But it has to stop! If you look back at some previous VMA scandals, you'll see how dumb they always are in retrospect." PLUS: Parents TV Council blasts VMAs as "unacceptable," and Kelly Clarkson describes VMAs as "#pitchystrippers."
"Breaking Bad's" epiphany, explained
How it was all figured out.
Kate Gosselin sues Jon Gosselin
The former TLC star is accusing her ex-husband of spying on her via wiretapping, hacking her computers and identity theft. The suit is for millions of dollars.
New "Doctor Who" Peter Capaldi likely won't change his Scottish accent
Steven Moffat says he expects Capaldi to retain his accent, like previous Scottish "Who" Sylvester McCoy.
OneRepublic's Ryan Teder joins "The Voice"
He'll advise Adam Levine's team.
Watch Kevin Spacey's speech urging TV execs to change
"If you are watching a film on your television, is it no longer a film because you're not watching it in the theater?" he said at the Edinburgh TV Festival. "If you watch a TV show on your iPad is it no longer a TV show? The device and length are irrelevant."
"American Horror Story" releases its 4th teaser
See a preview of "The Young & the Restless'" tribute to Jeanne Cooper
Featuring her real-life son, Corbin Bernsen.
Bill Murray, Letterman's 1st guest, will return for "The Late Show's" 20th anniversary
"The Late Show" premiered on Aug. 30, 1993. But since David Letterman doesn't tape Friday shows during the summer, he's celebrating his 20th anniversary on Thursday, Aug, 29.
Syfy orders "12 Monkeys" pilot
Syfy is remaking the 1995 Terry Gilliam film starring Brad Pitt and Bruce Willis.
Stephen Colbert was wrong: Daft Punk didn't perform at VMAs
Did the French robot duo troll Colbert?
Taylor Swift mouths the F-word during VMAs
"Shut the F*ck up," she said as her ex Harry Styles accepted the Moon Man with his One Direction bandmates.
'N Sync's reunion was short-lived
Blink and you might've missed it.
Miley Cyrus' performance leaves audience gasping
Cyrus, 20, dry-humped the 36-year-old Robin Thicke on stage. PLUS: That was Miley's minstrel show, Best and worst moments, and Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake backstage.
"Breaking Bad" writer: It was "torture" coming up with last night's big revelation
The revelation has been in the works since Season 4. "It was just a matter of placing it," says Gennifer Hutchison, who wrote last night's episode. "When is the worst possible time this could be realized? How about the time when Jesse is actually, maybe going to be okay? Let's do it then and ruin everything!" PLUS: What was up with Saul's license plate?, is Todd more evil than Gus Fring?, was the epiphany believable?, the M60 machine gun continues to color every episode, the dinner scene shows how "Breaking Bad" excels at cognitive dissonance, that Walt tape was so audacious!, see Bob Odenkirk's stunt double, and did the reveal ruin "Breaking Bad" as the greatest show.
"Breaking Bad's" Skyler White: Why did it take so long to make her interesting?
Anna Gunn's NY Times Op-Ed doesn't go far enough in explaining why her character is so hated, says Maureen Ryan. "'Breaking Bad' is an undoubtedly a great show, but, as is the case with too many television dramas, for while there it didn't really know what to do with its female characters," she writes. "The AMC drama clearly struggled to make Skyler and Marie Schrader ... anything but subsidiary figures who rarely moved into -- or deserved -- the spotlight. Their behaviors and reactions were easy to predict, and if the writers didn't show consistent interest in their emotional lives and the women's inner depths, why would viewers care about them, let alone have positive responses to them?" PLUS: Is there really mass hatred for Skyler White?, and people, even women hate Skyler because she's bitter and boring.
Report: Danny McBride wants Lindsay Lohan to star on his new HBO show
According to TMZ, McBride was really impressed by Lohan's guest-starring gig on "Eastbound & Down." PLUS: Watch the new "Eastbound" trailer.
"The Shield's" Strike Team reunites
Check out Michael Chiklis with Kenny Johnson and Walton Goggins (but not David Rees Snell).
Baltimore Ravens cancels practice, bring in Tracy Morgan
The defending Super Bowl champs decided to let the former "30 Rock" star entertain the players this weekend.
ESPN boss found the "Frontline" NFL concussions doc trailer to be "sensational"
ESPN president explains to his ombudsman that he particularly objected to the tagline, "Get ready to change the way you see the game."
Adam West offers Ben Affleck advice on being the new Batman
Wentworth Miller's "Prison Break" brother reacts to his coming out
"As a friend and someone I care for deeply, I am very proud of Wentworth," says Dominic Purcell.
"The Walking Dead" offers a new sneak peek
Watch a new clip featuring Michonne.
Kim and Kanye's baby photo helps boost Kris Jenner's ratings
She had a season high with her season finale on Friday. PLUS: "Khloe & Lamar" separate.
Bart Simpson is not impressed
See what "The Simpsons" storyboard artist Brad Ableson drew for McKayla Maroney.
Peter Jackson won't be directing "Doctor Who" in the near future
Despite an open invitation, Jackson will be working on the "Hobbit" for the next two years.
"Homeland" cast recaps the first two seasons
"From the beginning."
Ex-"Gilmore Girls" star Scott Patterson spends $500,000 on a photograph
See the picture taken by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields.
"Knots Landing" star Julie Harris dies at 87
The Broadway icon won two Emmys, but not for her role as Lilimae Clements on "Knots Landing."
"NCIS: LA" star Eric Christian Olsen welcomes his first child, a son
Actress Sarah Wright, who plays Jerry's daughter on "Parks and Rec," gave birth to Wyatt Oliver on Aug. 16.
3rd "Idol" judge spot going to Dr. Luke
The pop hitmaker and former "SNL" band member is finalizing a deal to join "Idol." Dr. Luke is responsible for such songs as Katy Perry’s “California Gurls," "Teenage Dream" and “I Kissed A Girl," Kelly Clarkson’s “Since U Been Gone," Flo Rida’s “Right Round" and Kei$ha’s “Tik Tok.”
Anna Gunn: "Breaking Bad" fans have transferred their hatred of Skyler White to me
Writing in a New York Times Op-Ed, Gunn explains: "At some point on the message boards, the character of Skyler seemed to drop out of the conversation, and people transferred their negative feelings directly to me. The already harsh online comments became outright personal attacks. One such post read: 'Could somebody tell me where I can find Anna Gunn so I can kill her?' Besides being frightened (and taking steps to ensure my safety), I was also astonished: how had disliking a character spiraled into homicidal rage at the actress playing her?" PLUS: How Hank could put away Walter White, and "Breaking Bad's" science consultant explains why pure meth isn't really blue.
Report: "Hell's Kitchen" winner loses head chef job after testing positive for cocaine
Ja'Nel Witt, who was crowned winner last month, won't become head chef at Gordon Ramsay's Vegas restaurant but she'll get to keep her $250,000 salary.
MTV's VMAs is stuck in a midlife crisis
Older viewers are tuning in for "dangerous" acts, but none of the current acts scream "danger." PLUS: How the VMAs died, why the VMAs is the perfect awards show, what it's like to be a VMA writer, and how will Brooklyn impact this year's show?
Lea Michele wears a "Finn" necklace to "Glee" set
This week, she's filming the Cory Monteith tribute episode.
Ian Somerhalder: "I'm not thrilled" to see a "Vampire Diaries" spinoff
"I'm a selfish actor," says Somerhalder, who doesn't want to see some of the best "Vampire" characters moving on to "The Originals."
Angie Harmon breaks down in tears at Lee Thompson Young's memorial service
Young's "Rizzoli & Isles" came out for the service at Paramount Studios, where the show is filmed.
Les Miles, LSU's head college football coach, nearly starred in "Ghost Shark"
The grass-acting coach was supposed to play the mayor in the Syfy film -- until Hurricane Isaac delayed production. PLUS: "Ghost Shark" topped "Sharknado" in its first airing.
David Hasselhoff sorry a store clerk was wounded trying to save his Cumberland Farms sign
"I am shocked & truly saddened about the Cumberland farms store clerk tragedy," The Hoff wrote on Twitter.
Mandy Patinkin: "I behaved abominably" on "Chicago Hope"
The "Homeland" star talks about his contentious past on shows like "Chicago Hope" and "Criminal Minds" -- and why he's different on "Homeland." "One of the greatest gifts that 'Homeland' has given me is it's affirming on a daily basis. I'm always with the script, walking around with this stuff 24/7, so my head's in a good place," he says.
"Judge Judy" stages a flash mob
Dozens of Judy clones in black robes celebrated Season 18.
Who should star in the "Reality Bites" TV show?
Shailene Woodley in Winona Ryder's role?
Why Screech should win "Celebrity Big Brother"
Turns out Dustin Diamond has a small following in the UK from "Saved by the Bell" reruns.
Rockmund Dunbar heads to "The Mentalist," Jaime Ray Newman to "Mind Games"
Dunbar's three-episode arc on the CBS drama could end up becoming permanent.
"NCIS: LA" celebrates 100 episodes
See the cake made in honor of the 100th episode, which began filming this week.
"Revolution" nabs Jim Beaver
The guest casting will reunite Beaver with "Supernatural" creator Eric Kripke.
Fox Sports 1 seems to prefer hiring blonde females
The new sports cable network is apparently using the Fox News model in its hiring of female talent.
"Jersey Shore" alum Deena Cortese launching a singing career
"I'm just doing this for myself, I'm giving it a shot. I'm going for it. I'm excited," she says in a newly posted YouTube video.
Ryan Murphy: "I've always been obsessed with main titles"
The "American Horror Story" mastermind explains the "art form" of his opening title sequences.
Saturday TV has become "ladies night"
Saturday nights have become the home to TV movies, and more than likely they are geared toward women.
"Project Runway" has got its groove back
Why this is the comeback season for the Lifetime reality show.
Richard Simmons finds new life on the Internet
The 65-year-old "Sweatin' to the Oldies" has begun to take advantage of the web and its viral possibilities, including making a music video called "Hair Do."
Ryan Seacrest sells late comedienne's sitcom script to NBC
"Me and My Needs" is based on the life of Judy Toll, who died in 2002 of cancer.
"Super Fun Night" stages a "Bridesmaids" reunion
Matt Lucas will reunite with Rebel Wilson on the ABC comedy.
TV Land cancels "Happily Divorced"
The Fran Drescher comedy won't be back for Season 3.
HBO deciding whether to end "True Blood" after next season
"That conversation is happening, but we don't have an answer yet," says showrunner Brian Buckner. He adds that he'll know next month, but won't reveal when viewers will know.
Alec Baldwin welcomes a baby girl
Baldwin's wife Hilaria gave birth to their first child today, Carmen Gabriela.
Here's your 1st look at Amber Tamblyn on "Two and a Half Men"
She's playing Charlie Harper's long-lost daughter.
Time Warner offering blacked-out customers free antennas
Also, Time Warner is offering $20 vouchers for antennas at Best Buy.