“Mental athletes” to star in a Memory Test TV show
Dick Clark Productions is developing what it calls "the greatest test of memory in the world.”


NBC will air an Edward Snowden primetime special next week
Brian Williams is in Moscow conducting the former NSA contractor’s first American TV interview, which will air May 28 at 10 pm.


“The Shield’s” Michael Jace formally charged with murder
Jace is expected to be arraigned this afternoon for the shooting death of his wife — and could face 50 years to life in prison if convicted.


WEtv orders an exorcist horror series with Eli Roth attached
“South of Hell” revolves around a “stunning, 30-year-old demon-hunter-for-higher” in Savannah, Georgia. Roth is on board to direct the pilot and serve as executive producer.


A new Phil Robertson anti-gay sermon surfaces weeks before “Duck Dynasty” returns for Season 6
During a recent Easter sermon, Robertson said, “The news media didn’t even know it was a verse!… They thought I was just mouthing off. ‘Is homosexual behavior a sin?’ the (GQ interview) guy asked me. I said, ‘Do you not know that the wicked will not inherit the kingdom of God? Don’t be deceived.’"


L.A. Times reporter: “The Bachelorette” banned me for being “too negative”
The newspaper has stopped its coverage of the ABC reality show after it banned reporter Amy Kaufman from covering the show’s conference calls and events. PLUS: Watch Amy Schumer take on “The Bachelorette,” and Andi Dorfman thinks there are zero gay guys this season.


Catholic school principal apologizes for allowing Ellen DeGeneres’ photo on school dance invitations
"Perhaps I was distracted by the Oscar,” but Ellen is a “poor role model” who "lives her life outside the teachings of the Catholic Church,” the principal, Nancy Matteo, wrote in a letter to parents. She requested that they return the invitations so she could destroy them.


Meryl Davis addresses her “chemistry” with Maksim on “Dancing"
"I think the friendship we have and the relationship we built through the course of the show definitely helped us establish it on the dance floor as well,” she says.


Jessica Chastain: That false “True Detective” rumor was “an awkward thing”
“It’s an awkward thing because when all that attention happens it takes away from whoever plays the role,” said Chastain, who describes herself as a “big fan” of the series.


“Orange is the New Black” is coming out with a cookbook
Learn how to make Prison Pad Thai.


Disney Channel unveils a new logo
See the cable channel’s “less boxy” new look.


TBS orders more of Howie Mandel’s “Deal With It”
The hidden-camera show will return with 10 more episodes.