In Hollywood, you can go to a bank, give them a new sci-fi drama pilot script with J. J. Abrams’ name attached, and the bank will give you money. It’s basically currency.
This show will take Wonder Woman completely seriously, with her lie detector lasso and invisible plane you can see the pilot inside.
Ricky Gervais said Carrell’s replacement wouldn’t be someone you’d expect. He’s now recommended Will Arnett. Umm, that’s exactly who we would expect.
Norm MacDonald is going back behind the desk for a comedic half hour take on the world of sports in Comedy Central’s “The Sports Show With Norm MacDonald.”
When Keith Olbermann announced that he planned for even less people to see him on TV on a nightly basis by leaving his MSNBC show, many thought that it couldn’t be done.
Fergie defending Christina Aguilera is like Gallagher defending Carrot Top.
Will you marathon the first nine seasons before watching the final 10th season? For most of you, maybe even 99.9% of you, I’m guessing the answer is “no.”
One hundred and eleven million people watched the Superbowl yesterday. That is so many millions.
Stern also thinks that during last year’s Superbowl commercial, Letterman should have “finish[ed] him off” when he had the chance. I’d watch that this year.
David O. Russell must really carry a flame for Connie Britton. He is working to develop a drama for her on FX with no script or even concept.
Dreamboat and singer/possible dancer Jesse McCartney now has his next project McCartneyed up.
Anyone concerned that ‘The Walking Dead’s” second season would be completely improvised can breathe a sigh of relief. No undead zip-zap-zow for you.
Goggins offers up some ‘Justified’ spoilers and gives his thoughts on Shane’s fate in ‘The Shield’.
Charlie Sheen’s reps believe one and a half men will become “Two and a Half Men” again by late February. Damn it, we were just beginning to enjoy the “Men”-lessness.
Who among us hasn’t had to deal with some embarrassing “Office”-style faux pas from one of the elderly individuals in our lives?
We haven’t seen too much of him since he beat the crap out of Anderson Cooper. That’s because he’s been preparing — biding his time so that he can beat the crap out of all of us with nostalgia-based comedy.
National productivity: your days are numbered.
According to Katie Segal (Leela), Comedy Central is funding the continued adventures of Fry, Leela, Bender and Earth’s most unqualified crab-man doctor for another season.
Will fans of the original be able to enjoy, or even tolerate these characters 17 years later?
The show’s executive producer offers up her thoughts on the continuation of the zombie apocalypse.
The economically-depressed angry mobs of Egypt have absolutely no respect for our highly-paid news anchors.
Creator Shawn Ryan (“The Shield”) and stars Jason Clarke and Delroy Lindo lay down the law of land on their new Fox show.
TNT is helping Larry Hagman buy a new pool. He and a few other alums will be joining the previously cast attractive people Josh Henderson and Jordana Brewster.
When “Heroes” crashed and burned, NBC made a bold move and launched another generic-seeming superhero show in its wake.
Jonathan Demme has decided to try his hand at television by signing on to helm the pilot episode of an untitled medical drama for CBS.
The economy must be looking up because the Sabre Corporation’s Scranton branch is hiring. “The Office” is seeking two new cast members in addition to a new boss to join the program next season.
Rob Huebel and gang show us some love.
Looks like the Hollywood Foreign Press Association likes a little tough talk, don’t they? Despite the outrage caused by Ricky Gervais’s roasting of the Golden Globes attendees, they’ve asked him to host a third time.
“Repo Games” allows contestants to keep their about-to-be-repossessed cars if they can answer three out of five questions correctly.
He’s tight-lipped, but we managed to coax some episode tidbits out of him.