“Big Bang Theory” is hoping to begin production on Season 8 on Wednesday as continue negotiations continue
According to Deadline, there is talk of reducing this season’s episode order from 24 to 23 if production continues to be delayed.

“Dexter’s” David Zayas joins “Gotham”
He’ll play mob boss Salvatore Maroni.

Bryan Cranston was kidding about Walter White — he wants to direct “Better Call Saul,” but isn’t sure about making a cameo
Asked about his May comment on his “Breaking Bad” character, Cranston says: "I think it was on the Ashley Banfield show on CNN, and she brought up the speculation. I was just toying with her and said, 'I don’t know!' which created a whole brushfire of rumor. I don’t think that we’re going to see any kind of rebirth of that show, or that character.” PLUS: “Breaking Bad” festival organizers have run into problems.

“Modern Family’s” Sarah Hyland to co-host the Teen Choice Awards
She’ll co-host with “Teen Wolf’s” Tyler Posey.

Former “Dancing" star Bristol Palin earned $0 in 2013 and 2014
Palin, who also starred in "Bristol Palin: Life's a Tripp” in 2012, is seeking child support from her baby’s father, Levi Johnston.

Simon Cowell may be planning a “World’s Got Talent” competition
The Mirror reports that the top acts from “Got Talent” shows around the world would gather later this year in Mumbai, India.

“Elementary” bringing back “Mad Men’s” Rich Sommer
He’ll reprise his role as one of Sherlock's “irregulars.”

“NYPD Blue’s” Charlotte Ross headed to “Arrow”
She’ll play the mother of Felicity Smoak.

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.