Michelle Obama: I binge-watched 'Scandal'


Michelle Obama: I binge-watched "Scandal"

The First Lady tells Ryan Seacrest: "I watched all the seasons, I caught up on 'Scandal,' I had never watched it," the first lady said. "I love Kerry Washington, she is amazing, so it makes the show fun."


Could Simon Cowell exit "The X Factor"?
The NY Daily News reports that Cowell's commitment to the UK "X Factor" plus his new child being in NYC may result in Cowell leaving his judging job on the L.A.-based "X Factor" -- if it's brought back.


"Cooter" from "Dukes of Hazzard" slams CMT's "Party Down South"
Former U.S. Rep. Ben Jones sent an open letter to CMT calling the Southern "Jersey Shore" "cultural pornography," adding: "You are insulting the South without a clue of the richness and diversity of our many Southern cultures."


Lawsuit accuses "Dr. Phil" of sending a girl to a "private prison"

A federal lawsuit accuses the talk show of traumatizing their teenage daughter when she sought the TV doctor's help.


Starz's "Black Sails" and Captain Morgan are pointing cannons at each other, via billboards
Check out their dueling billboards on Sunset Boulevard.


"American Horror Story: Coven" was problematic from the start

The "Coven" season had a slew of problems -- from its treatment of women, to race. PLUS: Was voodoo queen Marie Laveau racist?


Watch "The Simpsons" creator Matt Groening in a 1969 home movie shot by his dad, Homer
The six-minute film also features Groening's sisters Maggie and Lisa.


Dianne Weist to visit "The Blacklist"
She'll appear in the 15th episode as an anti-death penalty advocate.


New Yorkers mock Fox Sports' Joe Buck
Watch the Super Bowl announcer's Funny or Die video.


Check out the "Entourage" movie table read

Adrian Grenier tweeted an image from Thursday.


Bill Maher plans to use "Real Time" to unseat a member of Congress
"This year, we are going to be entering into the exciting world of outright meddling with the political process," Maher tells the NY Times.


"Reign" star tells fans: Stop boycotting our show!
Adelaide Kane had heard that some fans were boycotting the CW series over a change in story direction.


"E! News" accused of stealing a bit from MTV's "Nikki & Sara Live"
Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer allege that Giuliana Rancic copied their red carpet camera bit of touching celebrities as a game.


Guy Fieri launches his own coffee line
Guy Fieri’s Flavortown Roasts is being described as "Girl Scout cookies turned into testosterone-fueled beverages."


"Franklin & Bash" hires a new, attractive attorney

Actress Toni Trucks is joining the cast for Season 4.


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are starring in a USA PSA
Watch their "I Won't Stand For…" public service announcement.


"Psych's" Timothy Omundson will play a King on an ABC comedy pilot
He's joining the cast of "Galavant."


Dax Shepard writes an anti-paparazzi essay

The "Parenthood" star is calling on celebrity publications to stop publishing pics of celeb kids.


"SNL's" Bobby Moynihan will play a stripper cop on USA
He's guests starring on "Playing House."

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'American Horror Story' has its most-watched finale


"American Horror Story" has its most-watched finale
"Coven's" ending attracted 4.2 million.


Jimmy Fallon's final "Late Night" guests: Andy Samberg, The Muppets
Fallon signs off from "Late Night" one night after Jay Leno, next Friday. The following week, NBC will air "best of" Fallon specials in his timeslot.


TLC orders "My Five Wives"
Yet another polygamist reality show will debut on March 9 with nine episodes.


Can "Parks and Rec" survive without Ann and Chris?
As Vanity Fair notes, Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe's characters were "the romantic embodiment of the friendship dynamic that 'Parks and Recreation' has so deftly celebrated over the years, combining a cheerleader and a skeptic but allowing them both to be unfailingly kind, generous, and funny."


Rob Schneider is independently producing his own sitcom, co-starring his wife
"Real Rob" will be "an exaggerated version of my life," says Schneider, whose wife is Mexican, just like in his canceled CBS sitcom "Rob."


Amanda Knox will talk to "GMA" about being found guilty of murder for 2nd time
Robin Roberts has nabbed an exclusive with Knox for Friday.


"Duck Dynasty" rises

The A&E reality show finally saw some ratings gains this season.


Melissa McCarthy imagines some dragons in new "SNL" promos
Check her out with Imagine Dragons.


Watch Prince give Jess some "New Girl" advice

"That's stupid." "You're stupid."


Nathan Fillion makes his "Community" debut tonight
Watch him as Greendale's chief custodian.

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'Game of Thrones' Season 4 photos revealed


"Game of Thrones" Season 4 photos revealed
HBO has released 15 pics from the new season.


ABC orders comedy pilots "Selfie" and "Damaged Goods"

"Selfie" takes a "My Fair Lady" spin on social media, while "Awkward" creator Lauren Iungerich's "Damaged Goods" is a "comedy about the sexual politics that have changed between men and women in this post-feminist era."


Jim Cantore's Weather Channel knee-to-the-groin victim is happy to have his "15 minutes of fame"
"He got me good," says college student Colin Marcelli, whom Cantore kneed in the groin.


Ian Ziering & Tara Reid will reprise their "Sharknado" roles

Both will appear in the NYC-based sequel to the Syfy classic.


"Revolution" hits another series low

Will NBC bring back the J.J. Abrams/Eric Kripke drama for a 3rd season?


Eric Stonestreet recalls crushing on his teacher, Tina Fey
The "Modern Family" star talks to Howard Stern about what it was like to be taught by Fey at Second City, auditioning for "MADtv" topless, and hooking up with women via Tinder.


Sarah Silverman doubts ex Jimmy Kimmel was narcoleptic
On "Watch What Happens Live," Silverman said "I personally don't think Jimmy was ever narcoleptic," adding that Kimmel might've been misdiagnosed.


Stephen Colbert visits the Puppy Bowl
Colbert opted to play with puppies after failing at real-world quarterbacking.


"The Real World's" exes twist really was that bad

The "Ex-Plosion" season finally revealed the exes this week, and the result was a new low for the MTV reality show.


"Elementary" reruns to air on WGN America

The CBS drama is expected to be paired with "Person of Interest" in syndication.

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Jerry Seinfeld: Yes, we did a 'Seinfeld' reunion -- no, it's not a Super Bowl commercial


Jerry Seinfeld: Yes, we did a "Seinfeld" reunion -- no, it's not a Super Bowl commercial
Seinfeld did confirm on WFAN’s "Boomer & Carton" radio show that he and Larry David shot footage of him  with Jason Alexander as George Costanza, but it wasn't for an ad or for "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee."


Cinemax renews "Banshee"
The action series will be back for a 3rd season in 2015.


Bravo orders a 12th season of "Top Chef"

Casting begins Feb. 18.


Watch Tina Fey join Jerry Seinfeld on "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"

Seinfeld took Fey out for a ride in a 1967 Volvo to get some cronuts.


"SNL" releases a compilation of Seth Meyers Weekend Update bloopers
Check out Meyers' joke-recovery skills. PLUS: Here's a look at Meyers' last read-through from last night.


"Inside the Actor's Studio" books Matthew McConaughey and Amy Adams
They will sit down with James Lipton on Feb. 19 and Feb. 20, respectively.


Jay Leno was serenaded by Bill Maher & Seth MacFarlane
Watch their Bette Middler-esque tribute to the departing "Tonight Show" host.


GLAAD Media Awards honors "Orphan Black," "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," "Orange is the New Black"
Nominees also include "The Fosters" and "Grey's Anatomy."


Watch the official "From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series" trailer
Robert Rodriguez has released a 2 1/2-minute glimpse of his El Rey Network show.


Alec Baldwin will host the "NFL Honors" awards show for the 3rd year in a row
Fox will broadcast this year's ceremony on Saturday night.


"Broadchurch" creator: David Tennant's American accent is "fantastic" for the Fox remake
"I've heard it's fantastic," says Chris Chibnall, responding to concerns that Tennant's U.S. accent wasn't up to par for "Gracepoint."


Why the "American Horror Story: Coven" finale was BS
That was a phony Hollywood ending.


Ranking every season of every Ryan Murphy TV show
"American Horror Story: Asylum" is No. 1, "Nip/Tuck" Season 2 is No. 2 and "Glee" Season 1 is No. 6.


Ellen dances as Goldilocks in Super Bowl ad

Watch her commercial for Beats Music.


"Sullivan & Son" star arrested for domestic violence
Comic Ahmed Ahmed allegedly beat up a woman believed to be his girlfriend.


"Real Housewives of NY" star Ramona Singer files for divorce

The move comes amid reports her husband cheated on her.


Bravo orders "Friends to Lovers"

The reality show will follow platonic friends who begin dating.

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'Dexter's' Jennifer Carpenter will play an FBI agent in an ABC drama pilot


"Dexter's" Jennifer Carpenter will play an FBI agent in an ABC drama pilot
She'll star in "Sea of Fire," who investigates a small town case of three teen girls who star in a porn film.


"Entourage" movie bringing back Mrs. Ari
Perrey Reeves will reprise her role for the film.


NBC moved the Emmys to Monday to avoid MTV's VMAs
The Peacock apparently didn't want to go up against Miley Cyrus on Sunday, Aug. 24. So the Emmycast was moved to the next day.


Ryan Murphy talks about the "American Horror Story" Supreme reveal
"Yeah. I mean I think that was always the trajectory of that character," he says. PLUS: The new Supreme speaks.


The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore fends off more video bombers, on Jimmy Kimmel
Watch the Chuck Norris of meteorologists in action.


Jimmy Fallon reenacts a "Full House" dream
Uncle Jesse, Joey and Danny help Fallon cope with his "Tonight Show" move.


"Star-Crossed" adds Dora Madison Burge

The "Friday Night Lights" and "Dexter" alum will recur on the CW alien drama.

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James Franco will play Rob Riggle in a Super Bowl ad


James Franco will play Rob Riggle in a Super Bowl ad
Riggle will play himself for the first 30 seconds of a Ford commercial, and Franco will play Riggle for the next 90 seconds.


Cheryl Hines gets a Hollywood Walk of Fame star
The "Curb Your Enthusiasm" and "Suburgatory" vet was honored this afternoon with her own star. PLUS: Hines is "Suburgatory's" raunchy role model.


Mark Wahlberg has never been in a G-rated movie, so why is he hosting the Kids' Choice Awards?
In fact, Wahlberg has only appeared in one PG-rated movie, which makes the 42-year-old actor a very odd pick for the Kids' Choice Awards.


Amazon eyeing Whit Stillman's "Cosmopolitan" and Shaun Cassidy's "Hysteria"
"Metropolitan" director Stillman is working on a show about young expats in Paris, while Cassidy's drama focuses on an technology-causing epidemic among high school girls.


Why won't HBO's "Looking" show an erect penis?
"This is inexcusable," says Justin Moyer, pointing out that an erect penis is "the essence of (gay) male sexuality."


CBS orders Tom Papa comedy pilot from producers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon

The former "Marriage Ref" host will star in the family comedy "More Time With Family," about a dad who spends more time with his family.


Watch the trailer for Seth MacFarlane's "Cosmos"
"Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey" debuts on Fox on March 9.


"Brooklyn Nine-Nine" gets a pep talk from Fred Armisen and Joe Theismann

A pep talk before the Super Bowl episode.


Sasheer Zamata "just freaked out" when she heard her name on "SNL" for the 1st time
"I was like jumping up screaming and crying," she says of hearing Don Pardo announce her name during the dress rehearsal.


"American Horror Story: Coven" ends one mess of a season
"Coven" wasn't messy in a good way, yet expect the season to end on a high note. PLUS: 5 things we learned from "Coven," and ""American Horror Story" production designer was rejected by "Game of Thrones."


Why can't HBO find a broad comedy hit?

"Veep" and "Girls" do okay for the pay cable network, but they don't have the appeal of "Sex and the City" and "Entourage."


What The Queen can learn from "Downton Abbey"

Queen Elizabeth II has had to tighten her belt, much like the Crawleys.


Norwegians remake Barney's "HIMYM" suits song

Check out this "Nothing suits me like a suit" parody.


Here's Adam Brody on "New Girl"
In tribute to "The O.C.," Brody plays a hipster named Berkeley on next Tuesday's episode.


"The Real World's" Coral Smith becomes a mom

Coral revealed this week she gave birth to a girl in June.


PBS tonight tell the story of Stephen Hawking

"Hawking" is unusual in that it delves into Hawking's personal life.


BBC America dramatizes the life of James Bond creator Ian Fleming
Dominic Cooper stars in "Fleming," a four-part miniseries that makes the writer "seem pretty damn swashbuckling."


"Full House" guys hit up Reddit

John Stamos, Dave Coulier and Bob Saget today answered burning questions about Uncle Jesse's mullet as part of their Super Bowl ad tour.

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CW picks up 'Veronica Mars' creator's 'iZombie,' plus 'Supernatural' spinoff


CW picks up "Veronica Mars" creator's "iZombie," plus "Supernatural" spinoff
"Supernatural: Tribes" will explore the clashing hunter and monster cultures of Chicago. Meanwhile, Rob Thomas' "iZombie" is a DC Comics supernatural crime procedural.

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Fox renews 'Bones' for Season 10, and moving it back to Mondays


Fox renews "Bones" for Season 10, and moving it back to Mondays

Fox Entertainment boss Kevin Reilly says in a statement: "Over the course of nine seasons, 'Bones' has grown from a hit crime procedural into a beloved pillar of our lineup that resonates with fans in a way that only the best of shows can."

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Tea Leoni is 'Madam Secretary'


Tea Leoni is "Madam Secretary"
She'll play the U.S. Secretary of State in the CBS drama pilot from "Joan of Arcadia" creator Barbara Hall and Morgan Freeman.


Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn will be back for more "Flowers in the Attic"

They'll reprise their roles in the Lifetime sequel, but the kids are expected to be recast since it takes place 10 years later.


"ER's" Goran Visnjic joins "Extant" as Halle Berry's husband
He'll be a series regular on the CBS drama.


Billy Bob Thornton is poised to join the "Entourage" movie
He's in talks to play a billionaire cowboy who invests in the Dracula film starring Vincent Chase.


CW orders "Jane the Virgin"

"Jane the Virgin" is based on the Venezuelan telenovela "Juana La Virgen" about a young Latina woman who is suddenly pregnant.


"Orange is the New Black" casts Lori Petty
The "Point Break" star will guest in Season 2.


"Workaholics" stars "audition" for "Game of Thrones"
Check out the audition reel they made for Conan.

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A snowstorm has turned Atlanta into 'The Walking Dead'


A snowstorm has turned Atlanta into "The Walking Dead"
The city looks as barren as the AMC series, thanks to a few inches of snow.


Peyton Manning was "devastated" when "The Sopranos" ended -- he's now addicted to "Boardwalk Empire"

"I'm a ‘Sopranos' guy," the Denver Broncos QB said at this morning's Super Bowl press conference. He adds: "When 'Boardwalk' came out, that was a big deal for me... I wish it were a little longer. I'm having a hard time getting through the postseason without it. I don't think the ('Boardwalk') season is long enough. I've been struggling without Nucky and the guys."


Mark Wahlberg will host the Kids' Choice Awards

The 42-year-old "Lone Survivor" star will lead this year's ceremony airing on March 29.


Judge orders Nicollette Sheridan to get a new "Desperate Housewives" trial

Sheridan's lawsuit is getting new life.


South Africa is getting a 24-hour Oscar Pistorius murder trial channel
A cable provider is going all out in its coverage of the former Olympian.


Jerry Seinfeld's "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" has been watched by more than 25 million

Jerry's reaction: "it's gotten completely out of hand."


Sean Hayes didn't get to film his "Will & Grace" reunion with Megan Mullally

Mulally's guest spot on "Sean Saves the World" was on the verge of being shot when NBC opted to shut down production.


Budweiser's Super Bowl ad will feature a puppy kissing a horse
Watch a preview of the heart-melting ad.


CBS shows will stay on Amazon
CBS has signed a deal to keep shows like "The Good Wife" and "Star Trek" on Amazon's streaming service.

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