Powered by i.TV
October 20, 2014

Jason Lee, Angie Harmon Pilots Picked Up by TNT

If you can't choose one, why not choose them all? That's exactly what TNT did yesterday with the pickup of three new pilots: 'Delta Blues,' 'Rizzoli and Isles' and the still-untitled alien-invasion series from producer Steven Spielberg. Each show received 10-episode orders, according to the Hollywood Reporter. 'Delta Blues,' from producer George Clooney, stars Jason Lee as a Memphis cop who...

Continue Reading

'Robot Chicken' Receives 40-Episode Order

For at least two more years, Seth Green will continue to have a fowl ball. According to Variety, Adult Swim has ordered 40 additional episodes of 'Robot Chicken,' providing the top-rated stop-action series with enough material to fill seasons 5 and 6. Prior seasons have aired 20 episodes at a time, already a strong display of network confidence in the product....

Continue Reading

Betty White Talks About 'Golden Girls' and SAG Lifetime Achievement Award

Veterans of early TV are scarce these days, most being retired or, well, really retired. But after 61 years in the business, the legendary Betty White is enjoying her third or fourth career resurgence -- and told AOL TV she's thrilled to be receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from Sandra Bullock at the SAG Awards on Jan. 23. After doing radio and summer stock back in the 1940s, White's big...

Continue Reading

'Dexter''s Julie Benz Lives On on 'Desperate Housewives'

Dexter Morgan may have summarily offed Rita, but actress Julie Benz didn't go down the drain, despite appearing in one of the most shocking bathroom-centered demises in recent broadcast history. The actress, being done with 'Dexter,' has been seeking a nifty new gig and now she has one: playing a stripper who gets involved with the lovely ladies of Wisteria Lane....

Continue Reading

Halle Berry, Matthew Fox Among Presenters at 67th Annual Golden Globes

It's a glamorous and glittering list that just added distinctly more shimmer: According to the Hollywood Reporter, Halle Berry, Colin Farrell and Matthew Fox will be among the presenters at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards. The honors from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which some consider a precursor to the Oscars, will be broadcast live on NBC from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on...

Continue Reading

Fox to Order More 'American Idol' -- With or Without Simon Cowell

Why would 'American Idol' not continue if Simon Cowell left? Is he as powerful or as much of a ratings guarantee as that? According to the Hollywood Reporter, these two questions are now in the process of being answered. And the verdict seems to be that the future of 'American Idol' will not be predicated on whether the legendary snarkmeister stays on the show or not. As if to underscore the...

Continue Reading

10 Greatest Game Show Hosts in History

Hosting a game show is something of an art. You've got to be amiable but authoritative, and you've got to make it look easy. You've got to look happy when a contestant walks away with thousands of dollars (or even millions, at this point) and you've got to look contrite when a contestant loses -- especially if due to a bad answer. You've got to project warmth, seem approachable and always appear...

Continue Reading

TV Moment of 2009: Lou Dobbs Quits CNN

In a statement published in the New York Times following his sudden Nov. 11 announcement that he'd leave CNN immediately, Lou Dobbs blamed the country's changing political direction for forcing his hand. "Over the past six months," he said, "it's become increasingly clear that strong winds of change have begun buffeting this country and affecting all of us, and some leaders in media, politics and...

Continue Reading

Nick Jonas to Co-Host 'Live With Regis and Kelly'

He may not have recently exchanged an "I do" like his older brother Kevin, but Nick Jonas has a new relationship of his own to crow about, and he'll do it as guest host of 'Live with Regis and Kelly' come January. According to Just Jared, Jonas will be subbed in for Regis Philbin on Fri., Jan. 8 -- six days after an opening tour begins for Nick Jonas and the Administration, the 17-year-old...

Continue Reading

'The Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' Set HD Launch Date

It only took the better part of a year to put in place, but finally you'll be able to count every hair in the perpetually cocked eyebrows of Stephen Colbert, or to admire the not-so-faint lines on the faux-astonished face of Jon Stewart. That's because, according to Broadcasting and Cable, 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart' and 'The Colbert Report' are at last joining the crystal-clear world of...

Continue Reading