Alec Baldwin's new MSNBC talk show is surprisingly boring
Baldwin launched "Up Late" with the head-scratching decision to devote a full hour to a New York City mayoral candidate that the rest of the country doesn't care about. PLUS: Watch Baldwin's debut.


MTV renews "Teen Wolf," gives it a "Wolf Watch" talk show

Season 4 will be accompanied by an aftershow.


Elizabeth Berkley will reenact her famous "Saved by the Bell" caffeine pill freakout on "Dancing"
Next week she'll be dancing to "I'm So Excited" by the Pointer Sisters.


"MasterChef" finalist commits suicide
Josh Marks' death comes months after a confrontation with Chicago police.


Kelly Clarkson would like to audition for "The Voice"
"I'm always like, 'I just want to see how many chairs will turn around,'" she says.


BJ Novak previews his new book

The former "Office" star is releasing a collection of short stories called "One More Thing."


Lifetime is the latest network to a "Wizard of Oz"-themed project

"Red Brick Road" is described as an edgy, "Game of Thrones"-like take on "Oz."


"Star Trek" to CBS!?

There's a report that "Star Trek" movie co-writer Roberto Orci has discussed bringing the "Trek" franchise with CBS.


Watch "Boardwalk Empire's" Michael Shannon get rejected by The New Yorker
Shannon wanted his poetry and prose published in the prestigious magazine. PLUS: Patricia Arquette on joining "Boardwalk."


"Breaking Bad's" RJ Mitte is now hosting college club parties
Friday night, club goers got to hang out with "Flynn" and do fireball shots.


"The Walking Dead" returns with an emphasis on character development
Season 4 doesn't miss a beat with new showrunner Scott Gimple, says Tim Goodman, who adds: "What feels most promising is that by establishing more of the myriad characters, you just know that once you get to know them and their stories it's going to be a lot harder to lose them. And that's good for the drama." PLUS: The slower pace is a brave move, it seems like we're headed towards "Nowheresville," how Gimple approached Season 4, Robert Kirkman wants every character to have a reason for being there, and this is "Walking Dead's" best premiere yet.