USA picks up Carlton Cuse’s “Colony” alien drama pilot
The pilot from Cuse and Ryan Condal revolves a family trying to survive after an alien invasion wiped everybody else out.


Sarah Palin launches the “Sarah Palin Channel” on the web
The $10/month subscription channel "is a news channel that really is a lot more than news,” the former vice presidential candidate promises.


Have we reached retro TV overload?
So many classic TV shows are available these days, as The NY Times notes: "All this retro TV is too much of a good thing, or, more correctly, too much of a thing that wasn’t really as good as memory makes it seem. It’s fine to pay respect to the shows of yore, to acknowledge and admire them for delineating and expanding the form and so on. But to actually watch 50-year-old shows all day? I’d rather rip out my eyeballs."


“Orange is the New Black” adds a “Fringe” alum
Blair Brown is joining the Season 3 cast in a role that’s being kept under wraps.


“Sons of Anarchy” creator teared up at Comic-Con
Watch Kurt Sutter get emotional after exec producer Paris Barclay expressed his and the cast’s appreciation for him.


“The Good Wife” is bringing back Mike Colter
He’ll reprise his role as troublemaker Lemond Bishop next season.


ABC refused to air a “Sin City” trailer where Eva Green “appears to be naked”
The racy trailer shows Green in a sheer, white nightgown.


President Obama’s former press secretary to visit Letterman
Jay Carney, who stepped down as White House press secretary last month, will be Dave’s guest on Wednesday.


David Duchovny is starring in a Russian beer ad
In the ad for Russian-made beer Siberian Crown, Duchovny contemplates his life if he had been born in Russia.