LeVar Burton’s “Reading Rainbow” campaign easily beats its $1 million goal in 1 day
"Reading Rainbow" joins "Veronica Mars" in becoming one of the rare Kickstarter projects to hit its goal in less than 24 hours.

A female contestant is making “Jeopardy!” history, but is getting scant media attention
Julia Collins -- who's already surpassed Arthur Chu -- is set to tie the second-longest streak in “Jeopardy!” history. She’s already the winningest female in the game show’s history.

“The Goldbergs” creator: MTV has forbidden us from celebrating its ‘80s past
"We wanted to use their old logos and videos in the pilot,” says Adam Goldberg, "but they rejected us. MTV said they wanted to look to the future, and not dwell on the past. I hope they change their minds and realize they defined my generation— and need to be celebrated.”

Could “True Detective” Season 2 become overwhelmed by all the speculation?
As Tom Ley notes, "Making a good TV drama is hard enough without having to invent new characters and an entirely new plot every season, and all of this anticipation is going to make it damn near impossible for this show's encore to live up to expectations.” PLUS: 8 actresses perfect for Season 2, and which beer will replace Lone Star?

“America’s Next Top Model” contestant has vitiligo on her face
Chantelle Young’s skin is lightened around her mouth.

Why does “Louie” have so many uninterrupted shots this season?
This season has boasted one 7 1/2-minute shot, about a dozen longer than two minutes and about five longer than three minutes. PLUS: “Louie’s” flashback was “deeply sad."

Nielsen plans to increase its TV ratings sample audience size
Los Angeles will go from 1,000 homes measured to 1,300 homes.

Kudos to “Mad Men” for ditching California
The midseason finale resisted the notion that the Golden State is the ultimate symbol of rebirth. PLUS: Watch “Mad Men: The Musical."

Why does TV only show lesbians engaging in oral sex?
Even shows like “Orange is the New Black” and “The L Word” would feed the misconception that oral sex is the only sex lesbians engage in.

CW unveils an extended “Jane the Virgin” trailer
This four-minute trailer explains how a virgin got impregnated.

Alex Trebek: "I consider myself a social liberal and a fiscal conservative”
With Pat Sajak getting political on Twitter, the “Jeopardy!” host explains his political views: “I would point out that anyone who has ever asked me, or investigated, would know that I am a registered ‘Independent,’ and I have voted for both Democratic and Republican candidates in the past, and will continue to do so.”

Forbes’ Most Powerful Women list: Sofia Vergara tops Ellen DeGeneres
The “Modern Family” star was ranked No. 32, while Ellen is No. 46.

Piers Morgan pantsed by a member of One Direction
Watch Harry Styles embarrass the former CNN host in the middle of a soccer stadium.

Ricky Gervais says of “Dexter”: “I think this is the most sincere thing I’ve done”
Says the comedian: “I’ve left behind that sort of veil of irony that I sort of explored with ‘The Office’ and ‘Extras.’”

Kate Gosselin is back with "Kate Plus Eight: Sextuplets Turn 10” on June 19
The two-part TLC special follows the season premiere of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.

Nigel Lythgoe: My least favorite part of “SYTYCD” is when we go live
“You won’t believe this, but I get very, very nervous,” he says. “Your brain works much faster than your mouth. Especially as you get older. I’ve forgotten someone’s name who I met yesterday!"

Amateur hockey team names itself after “Full House”
Check out the uniform for “The Rippers.”

Here’s a rundown of summer premiere dates
Starting tonight with “So You Think You Can Dance.” PLUS: The networks will air combined 570 hours of original programming this summer.

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.