“The Walking Dead” destroys NBC’s Olympic coverage for 3rd straight week
About 13.1 million tuned in for last night’s episode. PLUS: 12.7 million watched “Nancy & Tonya."


Jimmy Fallon plans to do the Chicago Polar Plunge this weekend

“The Tonight Show” host and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel in plunging into Lake Michigan.


“NCIS” will address the death of Ralph Waite’s character
The CBS drama wants to do something to "honor both the memory of Ralph, as well as the character of Jackson Gibbs,” a CBS spokesperson says of the former “Waltons” patriarch.


Janet McTeer joins Vince Gilligan’s “Battle Creek”
She’ll play a police commander in the drama series created by the “Breaking Bad” creator, which will be run by “House” creator David Shore. PLUS: More pilot castings: Hope Davis and Margarita Levieva for NBC’s “Coercion,” and Amanda Detmer for “Sea of Fire."


Alec Baldwin & Piers Morgan trade sympathies on Twitter
"I want to say to @piersmorgan I hope you are back on the air very soon, wherever that may be…” Baldwin tweeted to Morgan, who responded: “Thanks Alec, ditto.”