The Oscar nominees are gathering for lunch this afternoon as the Winter Olympics forge ahead in Sochi, gobbling up two weeks and extending the phase two timeline of this year's film awards season. The question is, how will that extension affect the race, if at all?
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The "Friday Night Lights" movie may be dead as of now, but a part of the series will live on, when Landry Clarke's Christian speed metal band Crucifictorious stops by the Luncheonette from "Parenthood." It's not for an episode of the series, but one of a series of web videos NBC is releasing over the next couple of weeks to keep fans of shows engaged while they're pre-empted by the Olympics.
"The Walking Dead" returns to 15.8 million, beats Olympics in 18-49 demo
This year's midseason premiere topped last year's by 28%.
NBC to offer web episodes of "Parks and Rec," "Parenthood," "Chicago Fire" and "Grimm"
"Parks and Recreation's" Perd Hapley will star in "The Hapley Group," while "Parenthood" will offer "Friday Night at the Luncheonette," starring Amber and Max and Landry Clarke's Christian speed metal band Crucifictorious from "Friday Night Lights." "Chicago Fire's" web series will be called "I Am A Firefighter," while "Grimm's" will revolve around a Valentine's Day party.
Nick Zano joins Ellen's NBC lesbian-themed comedy
The "2 Broke Girls" alum will play the lesbian character's straight male friend on "One Big Happy."
Former "Bachelor" star Shayne Lamas is in a coma after suffering a miscarriage
Lorenzo Lamas' daughter, who was expecting her 2nd child, collapsed last night and was rushed to the hospital.
Laurence Fishburne to play Anthony Anderson's dad on ABC's "Black-ish"
Fishburne got the recurring role after signing on as an executive producer on the ABC comedy pilot, in which Anderson plays an upper middle-class black man struggling to raise his kids with a sense of cultural identity.
Food Network renews Guy Fieri's "Grocery Games" and Alton Brown's "Cutthroat Kitchen"
They'll be back for a respective second and third season.
A&E orders more "Wahlburgers"
After airing three episodes, A&E has picked up 18 more.
"Banshee" is releasing a soundtrack
The Cinemax "Music From the Cinemax Original Series" release features 17 songs from the first two seasons.
ABC casts Kevin Alejandro in "Clementine"
He'll play the ex-boyfriend of the title character on the ABC drama.
Hulu adding more CBS series, from "Ghost Whisperer" to "Everybody Loves Raymond"
"Taxi," "The Brady Bunch" and "Melrose Place" are also coming to Hulu, along with "Undercover Boss" and "United States of Tara." PLUS: "Fraggle Rock" spinoff "The Dooziers" is also coming to Hulu.
Jimmy Fallon unveils his 1st week "Tonight Show" lineup -- Justin Timberlake will stop by
In addition to previously announced Michelle Obama, Fallon will be joined in his first week by Jerry Seinfeld, Lady Gaga, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell, Bradley Cooper and Tim McGraw. Fallon will end his first week with Timberlake.
The Beatles' 50th anniversary special gets solid numbers, but not as big as the Olympics
About 13.9 million watched the Grammy-produced special. PLUS: The special was mostly unwatchable.
Lena Dunham shows off her book cover
"Not That Kind of Girl" hits bookstores on Oct. 7.
Russian Police Choir performs "Get Lucky" on "Today" after being snubbed by NBC's Opening Ceremony coverage
Technically, the choir performed before the Opening Ceremony on Friday, but their viral video left people wondering why it wasn't shown on NBC.
See Jaimie Alexander on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
She's reprising her "Thor" role as Lady Sif.
When Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band announced that they would play at New Orleans’ Jazz Fest on May 3, fans wondered if it was the start of a new U.S. tour, the group’s first since 2012.
Today, 15 U.S. tour dates to join the Jazz Fest date were announced, as Springsteen continues his tour of Australia. It's hard to imagine he'll stop with just these dates.
The U.S. outing will start in Cincinnati on April 8 and, for now, end on May 18, in Uncasville, Conn. The dates are in support of Springsteen’s 18th studio album, “High Hopes,” which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in January.
Tickets go on sale for more dates on Feb. 21, though some start as early as Feb. 15. For more information, go to springsteen.net.
4/8 - Cincinnati, OH – U.S. Bank Arena
4/12 - Virginia Beach, VA -Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
4/15 - Columbus, OH - Nationwide Arena
4/17 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena
4/19 - Charlotte, NC - Time Warner Cable Arena
4/22 - Pittsburgh, PA - Consol Energy Center
4/24 - Raleigh, NC - PNC Arena
4/26 - Atlanta, GA - Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood
4/29 - Sunrise, FL - BB&T Center
5/1 - Tampa, FL - MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre
5/3 - New Orleans, LA - Jazz & Heritage Festival
5/6 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
5/13 - Albany, NY - Times Union Center
5/14 - Hershey, PA - Hersheypark Stadium
5/17 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun
5/18 - Uncasville, CT - Mohegan Sun
NYC is "troubled" by AMC's "Walking Dead" underground stunt that scared pedestrians
"We are deeply troubled by this video," a spokesperson for New York City's Metropolitan Transportation Authority said. "We have forwarded it to the NYPD and are also conducting our own investigation."
"SNL" alum Chris Kattan arrested on suspicion of DUI
Watch footage of the 43-year-old Kattan getting taken into custody.
HLN rebrands itself as a social media cable channel
The former Headline News channel will reformat itself to tackle trending topics and viral news, starting tonight with the show "RightThisMinute," which will spotlight the best in web video.
HBO unveils its Season 4 15-minute trailer
Check out Peter Dinklage dancing.
Facebook created a "Look Back" video for Walter White
Watch a slideshow featuring the "Breaking Bad" character.
Jenna Fischer slams NBC for showing adult promos during daytime Winter Olympics coverage
"The Office" alum tweeted Saturday: "Hey NBC, maybe save the freaky mask-wearing-men/kidnapping promos of your adult shows for the evening Olympic coverage? #kidsarewatching"
Liam Neeson makes a cameo on "Key & Peele"
Neeson was promoting his new film "Non-Stop."
"American Idol" bringing back Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry as mentors
They'll be part of Randy Jackson's "Boot Camp."
Neil Patrick Harris dressed in drag to accept his Hasty Pudding Award
"I felt remarkably good in heels," he said after the Harvard presentation.
"Under the Dome": 2 of these 6 characters will die
Exec producer Neal Baer presented a list of which characters won't make it.
HBO teases "Silicon Valley"
Watch a 30-second preview of Mike White's new comedy.
Ken Burns launches an iPad app
All 25 Burns films will be enhanced via the new app.
Happy 30th birthday, Cecily Strong!
"Getting older is cool as hell, turns out," says the Weekend Update host, who turned 30 on Saturday.
"The Bachelorette's" DeAnna Papas welcomes a baby girl
Pappas met her husband on the set of "The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All."
We hear you, we know it’s only been a little more than two weeks since the Grammy Awards aired, but we’re looking ahead to potential album of the year nominees for the 2014 ceremony.
Quelle horreur! It takes a lot to make the rigidly set-in-its-ways Cannes Film Festival switch things up a bit, but the European elections on Sunday, May 25 have necessitated some shifting in the usual schedule. The Competition awards, usually presented on the last night of the fest, will now be handed out the night before, on Saturday; the final Competition film will also screen a day earlier, on Friday. Those of us to stay on until the bitter end will now have the whole weekend to catch up with any major titles we missed, while a screening of the Palme d'Or winner will close the festival. Is that in place of the usually lousy Closing Film? [Screen Daily]
After the show's co-creators did almost everything they could to make us dislike both Patrick (Jonathan Groff) and Kevin (Russell Tovey) in episode three, "Looking for $200/hour" takes a 180 degree turn and tries to find some chemistry between the two characters.
We begin with the duo spending Sunday in the office hard at work on a last minute presentation. Eventually they take a break to actually catch up and learn something about each other. (And yes, I'm considering putting swinging chairs in the HitFix office. Fun!). Shocker: Kevin's long distance relationship isn't as blissful as it might have initially seemed. Will Patrick pounce on the opportunity?