"Game of Thrones" adds an actress from "Rome"
Indira Varma will play Ellaria Sand.


How did ex-"Bachelorette" Ali Fedotowsky end up opposite Alec Baldwin in a Woody Allen movie?
Turns out it was not "The Bachelorette" that got Ali a brief role in "Blue Jasmine." It was her current gig as host of NBC's "1st Look" that first got her noticed by Allen's casting director, who saw her on a NYC taxi TV. Ali, though, has no plans to pursue an acting career -- and she thinks nobody on set knew of her "Bachelorette" past.


"The Talk" is soaring

The CBS talk show hit an all-time ratings high last week and matched the demo of the show that was its inspiration, "The View."


Whoopi Goldberg and Barbara Walters argue on "The View" over the Royal Baby

Goldberg isn't happy with all the fuss over the Royal Baby, yet her boss ran a special on Prince George on "20/20." PLUS: Stephen Colbert also makes "Seinfeld" connection.


Discovery Channel will host an underwater Google hangout for Shark Week

It will be part of the talk show "Shark After Dark."


Lady Gaga will perform at the VMAs
It'll be her first live performance since undergoing hip surgery.


"Downton Abbey": See images from Season 4
The first pics of the season come from the show's official calendar.


Matt Smith: Leaving "Doctor Who" was a "hard choice"
He told critics today, "I'll ponder it and sometimes think, 'I've made a huge mistake. What am I doing?'" PLUS: "Doctor Who" was almost killed off when it debuted, and BBC America prepping a "Who" special.