“Idol” edges out “Survivor”
The first season finale battle of the two enduring reality shows ended with “American Idol” scoring 10.1 million viewers to “Survivor’s” 9.5 million. “Modern Family” topped the night with 10.2 million viewers. PLUS: Watch Ryan Seacrest sing on the “Idol” finale.

Watch a preview of Jerry Seinfeld's “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” Season 4
Seinfeld is back June 19 with Aziz Ansari, Jon Stewart, Sarah Jessica Parker, Robert Klein and George Wallace.

Check out Tina Fey and Amy Poehler roasting Don Rickles
Plus, more clips from Spike TV’s All-Star salute to the legendary comedian.

“Silicon Valley’s” T.J. Miller may have been spotted near a D.C. murder scene
Miller, or somebody who looks just like him, was photographed watching the aftermath of a 7-year-old girl's shooting death on Tuesday night.

Dr. Phil gets boost from V. Stiviano
The Donald Sterling controversy figure helped Dr. Phil’s rating jump 73% on Wednesday.

Syfy acquires “Spartacus” reruns
All 39 episodes of the Starz series will begin airing on Syfy, starting June 26.

“Joe Millionaire” winner weighs in on “I Wanna Marry Harry”
Zora Andrich (now Sabrina) writes: "Just when I thought they've covered every reality show idea ... Fox is at it again! I suppose it has been a decade, so in all fairness, a good deceptive reality show was due." PLUS: 1st eliminated contestant had no idea what Prince Harry looked like.

HBO’s Bessie Smith biopic adds Mo’Nique and Khandi Alexander
They’ll co-star opposite Queen Latifah in the biopic on the iconic blues singer.

Watch the trailer for “Rectify” Season 2
The Sundance series returns on June 19.

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.