Maryland politicos threaten to seize property belonging to “House of Cards” production company
Maryland's House of Delegates is responding to the Netflix drama’s threat to leave Maryland with proposed legislation that would, according to The Baltimore Sun, "allow the state to use eminent domain to buy or condemn the property of any company that has claimed $10 million or more credits against the state income tax. The provision would appear to apply only to the Netflix series, which has gotten the bulk of the state credits.” PLUS: Life is imitating “House of Cards” in Maryland.

“Sharknado 2” gets a new premiere date, plus a Statue of Liberty poster
"Sharknado 2: The Second One” will air earlier than expected, on July 30.

“Parks and Rec” books Yo La Tengo as a Night Ranger cover band
They’ll perform “Sister Christian” with the band name of Bobby Knight Ranger.

“Veep” creator quips: Our cast is more talented than the cast on “House of Cards”
Armando Iannucci joked at Paleyfest: "There’s some basic staring at cameras while you say your lines (in House of Cards’), which is a fundamental mistake. It should be rooted out – Acting Class 101.”

“Scandal” dominates, “The Vampire Diaries” hits a series low
Meanwhile, "Surviving Jack" had a disappointing debut after "Idol."

“The Good Wife” promotes Matthew Goode
He’ll become a series regular after first appearing on the 15th episode of the season.

“The O.C.” brothers are starting a production company together
Ben McKenzie and Logan Marshall-Green, who played Ryan and Trey Atwood on “The O.C.,” are reuniting to form A Thing Or Two Productions.

Aaron McGruder says goodbye to “The Boondocks”
"'The Boondocks' pretty much represents my life's work to this point,” he wrote on Facebook, one week after it was announced he won’t be back for Season 4. "Huey, Riley, and Granddad are not just property to me. They are my fictional blood relatives. Nothing is more painful than to leave them behind."

Discovery hit with another lawsuit over fatal reality TV helicopter crash
This time, the father of the cameraman is suing over the Feb. 10, 2013 accident.

Joan Rivers paid a blue return to “The Tonight Show” after 28 years
Rivers was gracious to Johnny Carson on last night’s show, even though it was her betrayal of him for her own Fox talk show that led to her being banned from “Tonight.”

Fight breaks out at “Real Housewives of Atlanta” reunion taping
Kenya Moore and Porsha Williams got into a brief altercation last night.

Alyson Hannigan & Cobie Smulders kiss on “HIMYM’s” night on “Actor’s Studio”
James Lipton had asked the cast in their characters if Lily found Robin attractive.

“The Hangover’s” Mike Epps joins “LeBron James’ Starz comedy
He’s joining “Survivor’s Remorse” as the main basketball prodigy’s uncle.

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.