Paula Deen breaks down on "Today": "I is What I Is"

In her interview with Matt Lauer, Deen pleaded with sponsors not to drop her and insisted she only used the N-word once, even though she testified differently in her trial. PLUS: Deen hires the real Olivia Pope -- Judy Smith, Caesars dumps Deen, and should Food Network dump Deen's sons?

Oprah regains the No. 1 spot in Forbes most powerful celebrities list after 2 years at No. 2

This year's list includes No. 10 Ellen DeGeneres and No. 17 Simon Cowell.

"Veronica Mars" movie adds Ken Marino and Martin Starr
Starr wasn't on the original series, but Vinnie Van Lowe made a video announcing his return.

"Laverne & Shirley" reuniting on Nick's "Sam & Cat"
Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams will guest-star together on the new Nickelodeon sitcom.

"Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous" appears to be canceled

Bo Burnham tweeted that he expects MTV not to order a 2nd season of his comedy.

CNN bringing back "Crossfire" in the fall with Newt Gingrich
He'll be joined by former Obama officials Stephanie Cutter and Van Jones, plus MSNBC's S.E. Cupp.

MTV to air an alternate ending to "The Hills" series finale
It'll be part of MTV's "RetroMTVBrunch," which starts July 8.

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.