Has "Scandal" become "torture porn"?
Colette Gaiter says of the recent gratuitous violence: "More and more, I find myself averting my eyes during some of the show's disturbing violent scenes, then continuing to watch when those sequences are over. I think about how much I'm willing to overlook, as well as how much I just can't watch." PLUS: Guillermo Diaz & Katie Lowes on shooting the torture scenes, play the midseason finale drinking game, and how Jeff Perry became "Scandal's" evil henchman.


Watch John Goodman's "SNL" promos with Kings of Leon
"How are things in Leon?" PLUS: Check out Goodman's best "SNL" sketches.


"Survivor" Michael Skupin accused of running a ponzi scheme, also has a warrant out for his arrest
Michigan's attorney general is investigating the two-time "Survivor's" investment business, called "Pay It Forward." On Wednesday, Skupin was confronted by his local Fox affiliate.


Andy Samberg was surprisingly not bummed by his Best Actor nomination
The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star found out about his Golden Globes nomination at 11 am this morning.


"General Hospital" overtakes "The Young and the Restless" for the first time in years
It's been more than six years since "GH" was on top.


Why are TV's gay characters so sexless?
Where is the portrayal of same-sex intimacy?


Mayim Bialik tweets an old photo with her former sitcom co-star, Jennifer Aniston
Before "Blossom," Bialik starred in the short-lived 1990 Fox summer comedy "Molloy," with Aniston playing her step-sister.


"Survivor's" Katie Collins talks about coping with her brother's death
Collins, the daughter of Tina Wesson, says she's received an outpouring of support since her brother's car accident last week.


Bob Barker's return to "The Price is Right" was pretty special
It's being described as "instantly magical." PLUS: Barker films a political ad for a GOP candidate.


"The Goldbergs" casts AJ Michalka
She'll play Erica's new best friend, a "wild child."


Why Animal Planet is backing away from "Whale Wars"

Friday's 6th season premiere amounts to a two-hour special amid the Sea Shepherd's ongoing legal battles.


Why is "The Good Wife" the only network drama to earn a Golden Globes nomination?
Season 5 could be seen as a comeback for the ABC drama, which wasn't nominated the past two seasons.


Walter White and Olivia Pope are among the most influential fictional characters of 2013
Other influential characters: Frank Underwood, Brian Griffin and Sophia Burset.


DirecTV is set to extend NFL Sunday Ticket

After rumors that the Sunday Ticket package might go to Google, DirecTV is closing in on a deal to renew the expensive package, a loss-leader that's used to attract customers.


Is "Party Down South" the Southern "Jersey Shore"?
Check out the cast of the CMT reality show, from "Jersey Shore's" creator.


Daniel Dae Kim answers burning "Lost" and "Hawaii Five-0" questions

Read his Reddit Ask Me Anything.


Watch Aziz Ansari help announce the Golden Globe nominations

He was joined early this morning by Olivia Wilde and Zoe Saldana.


Zach Braff is Donald Faison's son's godfather
The "Scrubs" stars remain best buds.


"Duck Dynasty" Christmas special grabs 9M
That's up from the Robertson clan's season average.


"Awkward" side braid is not coming back
Ashley Rickards says her character will stick with a new hairstyle.


MTV unveils "Teen Wolf's" trailer
Check out the new two-minute preview of Season 3.


"Buffy" alum Clare Kremer welcomes her 4th child
Kremer gave birth to a son on Wednesday.