Neil Patrick Harris’ variety show threatened by striking writers
The WGA East is threatening to strike Harris’ variety show because it’s being produced by ITV Studios America, which, as Deadline reports, "hasn’t signed a contract with the guild and has been locked in a bitter labor dispute with the union over reality shows it produces in the U.S."

Lifetime cancels “Witches of East End”
The supernatural drama has gotten the axe after two seasons.

Watch “SNL's” screw-up from last week’s episode
Leslie Jones suffered a “most painful episode of stage fright” in a “The Couple” sketch featuring Chris Rock that was quickly replaced by the dress rehearsal version for the West Coast and online audiences. PLUS: Did “SNL” make a mistake hiring Jones?

EX-Fox and NBC boss put in charge of TBS and TNT
Kevin Reilly, who has been responsible for everything from “Glee” to “Nip/Tuck” to “Gotham,” “The Office,” “The Shield" and “30 Rock,” will use his long track record of finding hits to help both cable networks, which have had trouble with scripted fare.

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.