"The Blacklist" crushes "Hostages," thanks to surging "Voice"

"The Voice" returned up 17% from last fall with nearly 15 million viewers, driving 12.6 million to the James Spader drama. "Hostages," meanwhile, only attracted 7.5 million, while "Mom" debuted to 7.9 million.

M.I.A. responds to the NFL's $1.5M demands by filming herself flipping the bird
The singer released a YouTube video accusing the league of "massive corporation d--k shaking."

Vanessa Redgrave joins ABC's "Black Box"
She'll play a psychiatrist in the drama series from the creator of "The L Word," Ilene Chaiken, and Bryan Singer.

Hoda & Kathie Lee to write a newspaper column
The "Today" duo are joining the New York Daily News as columnists.

"Buffy's" Anthony Head lands on Syfy

He's joined the supernatural action pilot "Dominion."

"White Collar" books Steven Pasquale
The "Rescue Me" alum will play a rogue stockbroker.

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.