“True Blood” star: “It’s sad” to be killed off
"I called it at the end of last season,” says the latest “True Blood” casualty.


“SNL’s” Colin Jost: Weekend Update will be much improved next season
“I don’t feel like what I’ve done so far is a full realization of who I am,” says Jost. “There’s a lot to figure out in the beginning, and your personality starts coming out the more you do it.”


“The Sopranos’” Big Pussy: I’ve successfully battled prostate cancer this past year
Vinny Pastore worried his cancer diagnosis last year would keep him off the stage in “Bullets Over Broadway.” Instead, he’s completed 100 shows.


Brooklyn Cyclones celebrate “Seinfeld Night”
The New York Mets minor league team wore puffy shirts, renamed foul poles “Festivus poles,” handed out a “Magic Loogie” Keith Hernandez bobbleheads, had a low-talker announcer, a close-talker mascot and held an Elaine Dance Contest to celebrate “Seinfeld’s” 25th anniversary. PLUS: Jerry Seinfeld thanked "Seinfeld" fans on the 25th anniversary.


“Southern Charm” star announces bid to unseat Sen. Lindsay Graham
Former South Carolina state treasurer Thomas Ravenel, who is also a convicted felon for cocaine possession, is trying to run as an independent for the state’s U.S. Senate seat currently occupied by Graham. He’ll need 10,000 signatures.


Phil and Claire’s “Modern Family” house sells for $2.15 million
The two-story property, built in 2006 in L.A.’s Cheviot Hills, contains six bedrooms and originally went to market for $2.35 million.


“Breaking Bad’s” cinematographer to direct 2 “Game of Thrones” episodes next season
Michael Slovis, who was cinematographer for nearly every “Breaking Bad” episode and director for four of them, will helm the “Game of Thrones” season premiere. He’s the 2nd “Breaking Bad” director to helm “GoT,” after Michelle MacLaren.


A Jon Stewart biography is due out this fall, titled “The Angry Optimist”
Here are some tidbits from Lisa Rogak’s book, including his stoner college life and working as a bartender at a punk rock club.


Coming soon: “Game of Thrones” wine
The Wines of Westeros will be available in The Stark (Sauvignon Blanc) and The Lannister (Pinot Noir).


Katie Couric and Kim Kardashian have apparently made up
Kris Jenner posted on Instagram a photo of the two “fake friends” together in the Hamptons.


Check out the “Better Call Saul” bobblehead
"This guy just arrived at my house,” says co-creator Peter Gould. "The law can be slippery, I'll let him handle it."


“Scandal’s” Columbus Short arrested for public intoxication
Short was taken into custody in Dallas while celebrating the 4th of July.


Lea Michele jokes about being the latest “Glee” star to get hacked
"Guess @chriscolfer and I should have known better then to make our passwords the names of our cats:),” she tweeted after her Twitter account announced she was pregnant.


Jimmy Kimmel attempts to learn Sia’s “Chanedlier” from  “Dance Moms” star
Maddie Ziegler, 11, tried to teach Kimmel and Guillermo her dance from the music video.


Brody Jenner: I never dated Lauren Conrad on “The Hills”
Their relationship, he admits, was totally fake.


Joel McHale sends up Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars"
Check out “The Soup’s” “Comedians in Cars Getting Cocaine,” with Tony Hale.


“Gypsy Sisters” star accused of stealing $14,700 from Target
Police say Joann Wells schemed with two cashiers in her alleged fraud.


Watch the trailer for HBO’s “Hard Knocks” with the Atlanta Falcons
The NFL training camp reality show returns Aug. 5.


“Doctor Who” offers a new teaser
Is that the voice of Davros?