TV’s highest-paid actors: Ashton Kutcher is No. 1, Jon Cryer ties for No. 2
The “Two and a Half Men” stars topped Forbes’ annual list with Kutcher earning $26 million and Cryer raking in $19 million. Cryer tied with Mark Harmon. They were followed by Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Dempsey and Kevin Spacey.

“True Blood” had the most disappointing finale of all time: Where did the show go wrong?
“Something about the blandness of 'True Blood’s' finale felt almost offensive,” says Melissa Maerz, who adds: "What happened to the transgressive fun of 'True Blood'? It’s hard to remember now, but when the series first premiered, its campy, hedonistic vibe felt somewhat revolutionary—or, anyway, as revolutionary as a show that would later feature werepanther rape can get.”

Parents TV Council: "MTV seemed to have toned down the VMA broadcast this year — at least compared to last year's cringe-inducing mess”
"The MTV broadcast standards team effectively muted out the most explicit profanity, and for that we are grateful,” Tim Winter, the president of the conservative watchdog said in a statement. He added, however, his concern over the way women were portrayed during the ceremony. PLUS: Listen to Beyonce’s vocals-isolated performance.

Don’t expect a “Big Bang” wedding next season
“I can’t say for sure, but I doubt it,” showrunner Steven Molaro says of a Penny and Leonard tying the knot. “They’re in a great place. They’re the kind of couple where they can be engaged for a while and that’s fine.”

“Game of Thrones” meets “The Office”
The NBC comedy gets mashed up with the HBO series.

“Rising Star” ends its 1st season down 40% from its debut
The ABC singing competition hasn’t been renewed.

Amazon orders 5 kids’ show pilots
Three animated and two live action pilots are on tap for Prime Instant Video.

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.