"Homeland" boss: "It was time"

"We spent a lot of hours in the story room figuring out what we could do with his character," says exec producer Alex Gansa, "and a lot of the emotional landscape had been crossed. We didn't want to repeat ourselves." PLUS: There was pushback from Showtime this season over Brody, where were Jessica and Dana Brody?, Gansa says it got "surreal" when the real-life Iranian developments happened, the ending was too little, too late, why "Homeland" can never recapture its past glory.


"The Sing-Off" is going on tour
"The Sing-Off Live Tour!" will kick off a 32-night trip around the U.S. on Feb. 19 in Verona, NY.


Regis Philbin is now on Twitter
Check out his first selfie.


Will "SNL" suffer from "token syndrome" with new black female cast member?

Shows like "Girls" and "Friends" had to deal with some awkwardness when, under pressure, they added a black character.


Simon Cowell: "I might have a different kind of role" on "The X Factor" next season

Cowell didn't say he was stepping down as judge, but he did say the show has "got to be more different next year than it was this year."


Why "Survivor" should call it quits

After 27 seasons, "Survivor" has run out of ideas to attract new viewers. PLUS: Tina Wesson talks about her son's death.


Joel McHale: There's a "really good, really funny reason" behind Troy's "Community" exit
Gillian Jacobs adds that it's "a nice departure that doesn’t make you feel sad about the character; it feels right." PLUS: Watch the Greendale reunion.


Why did "SNL" waste John Goodman?

The 13-time host was treated as if he'd never done comedy before?


Kudos to "Two and a Half Men" for its transsexual portrayal

Paula Marshall's character is, shockingly, not horrible.


"Bachelor" Juan Pablo: My Latino background will be a big part of my season

"I am the bachelor and I am a Latino," he says. "There's going to be a lot of Latino things on the show, a lot of food, a lot of dancing, a lot of stuff. It's going to be so different, you're going to love it."


"Downton Abbey" has a smelly cast: Washing of period clothes is banned

According to Sophie McShera, who plays cook's assistant Daisy, there is a "no wash" policy on all the clothes worn on set in order to preserve their authentic historic look.


"Gossip Girl" alum Kevin Zegers joins Fox's "Broadchurch" remake
He'll take on the young/handsome reporter role on "Gracepoint."


Will Khloe Kardashian get her own dating reality show?

Kris Jenner is said to want the newly single Khloe to star in "Single and Searching for Love."


"Revenge" wedding church once hosted an "O.C." wedding

Caleb and Julie got married in the same church in Season 1 of "The O.C."


"Men at Work" books Jane Seymour and Ed Asner
Both will guest on the TBS comedy, along with Danny Masterson's sister.


See the poster for "Sirens"

The USA EMT drama is from producer Denis Leary.


Watch "Being Human" promos
The Syfy series returns for a 4th season on Jan. 13.