“Sharknado 2: The Second One” gets July 31 premiere date, announces new cameos
Perez Hilton, Biz Markie, Pepa from Salt-N-Pepa, Howard Stern sidekick Benjy Bronk, Robert Klein and Kurt Angle will also make cameos. (Klein and Angle will play the former NYC mayor and fire chief, respectively.)


Obama flubs the spelling of “Respect” during the taping of PBS’ Women of Soul tribute
"When Aretha first told us what R-S-P-E-C-T meant to her,” said the president.


What was it like to interrogate Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson on “True Detective”?
"Those were 10- to 12-hour days for us, with few breaks,” says Michael Potts, who was partnered with Tory Kittles as they grilled Rust and Marty. "We'd do Woody for a day and a half, then Matthew for a while, then we'd get dinner and pick up with Matthew for a day and a half. They were very intense, long-hour days.”


Comedy Central orders “Over The Garden Wall,” its 1st miniseries
10-epsiode comedy-fantasy miniseries is based on “Tome of The Unknown,” starring Elijah Wood.


“Reign” rises, as “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” slips
The CW series was up 34%, while “Grey’s” and “Scandal” were down 13% and 10%, respectively, this week.


Adam Carolla not a fan of having female late-night hosts
Carolla, who served as Jimmy Kimmel’s security guard last night, says: "To me it's not so much about women or men, it's sort of who do you want to see at night,” adding: "I don't know if it would be confusing if it's a woman standing there telling monologue jokes. We’re just used to certain genders in certain roles."


Stream the “Game of Thrones” hip-hop mixtape
All 10 tracks from "Catch the Throne" are now available.


Ted Turner admitted to the hospital in South Africa
Says a spokesperson for the Turner Broadcasting System and CNN founder: "Given it is our policy not to comment on his personal health, no further details will be provided."


Lena Dunham asks "Today's" Savannah Guthrie if she's willing to show nipple to become the 5th "Girl"
“You know what, spoiler alert! I'm not,” Guthrie responded, after confessing to Dunham that she imagined herself as the 5th star of "Girls."


Stephen Colbert debuts his alternative or “Happy Birthday”
Colbert’s new National Birthday Anthem is royalty-free.


“Greek” alum Spencer Grammer will play Michael Imperioli’s sister on ABC
The daughter of Kelsey Grammer has joined the pilot “Saint Francis.”


“Orphan Black” episodes will be available on Amazon
The BBC America series will join Amazon Prime.


Juan Pablo defends himself after retweeting an R-word joke
“People,” “The Bachelor” star wrote, "try to be HAPPY and enjoy JOKES and SARCASM... In Venezuela the R word is USED commonly and by NO means is to OFFEND anyone... #Relax #DifferentCulture #Respect.”


“True Blood” promotes barmaid Ginger
Tara Buck will become a series regular after recurring for six seasons.