Dana Delany: "Body of Proof" isn't being resurrected
Three weeks after a report that ABC was interested in reviving the canceled crime drama, Delany has announced on Twitter that "Body of Proof" will not be coming back. "May she rest in peace," she adds. "Time for new adventures."
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"Survivor" stars who competed in Philippines are helping raise money for Typhoon Haiyan relief
Jeff Probst and former players, including Lisa Whelchel and John Cochran, will pitch in to raise money on several CBS affiliates.
TV Guide Network's new shows include a New Kids on the Block cruise
"Rock the Boat" will let fans cruise with their favorite bands, starting with NKOTB. TV Guide Network will also air a show on Hollywood Blvd's "Tour Wars," plus a "Celebrity Celebrity" game show from "Scandal's" Joshua Malina.
"Person of Interest" adds Camryn Manheim and Saul Rubinek
They'll appear in a multi-episode arc early next year.
Disney is shutting down SOAPnet
The 14-year-old soap opera cable channel will be replaced by Disney Junior.
"The Blacklist" No.1 on Monday
James Spader's freshman drama dominated the 10 pm hour, including ABC's "Castle."
Jon Cryer: I don't wear a hairpiece, but my hair is painted on
Watch him come clean to Conan about his "roll-on hair."
Farrah Abraham is poised to join "Couples Therapy" -- even though she's single
The "Teen Mom" reportedly is getting on the VH1 reality show after she was turned down last season.
Jimmy Fallon and Billy Crystal spoof "Duck Dynasty"
With "Schmuck Dynasty."
"Breaking Bad's" RJ Mitte is hoping to start a band
Mitte has been learning piano and guitar in hopes of launcing a music career. I have a bit of an issue as I only have one good hand and one good ear, but I'm slowly getting over it one day at a time," he says. "We'll see what happens." PLUS: Mitte is in a wheelchair for "Switched at Birth."
One of the great partnerships of modern film comedy is between Adam McKay and Will Ferrell, and getting a chance to watch the two of them as they work is a treat, no matter how many other comedy sets I've been on over the years.
Ferrell and McKay shouldn't even technically count as two people, since they appear to share one brain. One very strange and hilarious brain, I might add. There's an amazing chemistry that happens between them, and while I've had a few opportunities to observe it in progress, it's one of those things that you always say yes to if an invitation is extended.
In this case, I was asked to attend one of the final days of production on "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" in San Diego, where they were using Sea World for a scene that comes near the start of the film. In particular, they were using several of the dolphins, since Ron Burgundy's rock bottom turns out to be a gig announcing for the dolphin show at the park.
It may be stunt casting, but it's certainly been set up from the beginning of "American Horror Story: Coven." Misty Day (Lily Rabe), a Cajun witch with the gift of regeneration, loves Stevie Nicks. She looks like Stevie Nicks, she dances like Stevie Nicks, and she listens obsessively to Stevie Nicks. So, why not get Stevie Nicks on the show?
Stevie Nicks is coming to "American Horror Story"
She'll play herself in a "Coven" season that has featured her music.
A&E orders "Wahlburgers" reality show from Mark and Donnie Wahlberg
The reality show will take viewers behind the scenes of the Wahlberg family burger restaurant.
Fox orders an "Everest" event series
Hikers will attempt to conquer Mount Everest in this 10-episode event series that could be renewed for more seasons.
Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel last night told the same monlogue joke
Both Kimmel and Fallon told the exact joke about Miley Cyrus and her EMAs joint-smoking.
"Crazy" voting system blamed for Elizabeth Berkley's shocking "Dancing" ouster
"I think it's the new system that the votes from last week count for this week and it makes it more unpredictable and it's crazy," says Derek Hough.
Sam Waterston appears on "Colbert" as "Poncho Denews "
Watch "The Newsroom" star make fun of "60 Minutes."
CNN names a new host for "Reliable Sources"
The Sunday media show will be hosted by the NY Times' Brian Stetler, who replaces Howard Kurtz, who now hosts a media show on Fox News.
Louis CK's reading of The Gettysburg Address pales in comparison to Stephen Colbert
Louis CK also participated in Ken Burns' Gettysburg project.
David Morrissey: "I really hope to make it to season 5 of 'The Walking Dead'"
The actor talks about the "Line of Sight" pilot for AMC and his future as The Governor on "The Walking Dead."
It almost seems too perfect for the Santa Barbara Film Festival to recognize “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” star Oprah Winfrey with the annual Montecito Award this year. Winfrey lives in Montecito and doesn’t offer up too many chances for film awards lately, so festival director Roger Durling and company have struck while the iron is hot.
Gary Ross is going to end up being the Chris Columbus of the "Hunger Games" franchise, the guy who set up a solid template before stepping aside for a director who brought a much stronger sense of style to the series. I think the first "Hunger Games" film is a much better movie overall than the first two "Harry Potter" films were, but I think the weakest link in what Ross did with the first film was his visual plan. I liked that he seemed unconcerned with spectacle, but there could definitely have been a richer sense of world-building in someone else's hands.
What Ross got completely right, though, was casting, and he got really lovely performances out of his entire cast. Jennifer Lawrence may have seemed like a gamble when she got the role, but now Ross looks positively prescient. It's one thing to cast one person correctly, but Ross built a very odd ensemble that doesn't make completely sense on paper, but that seems to perfectly embody the world that Suzanne Collins created. With this second film, new director Francis Lawrence takes that solid ensemble, adds some important new pieces to that group, and then expands the world in a way that doesn't throw out Ross's film, but that uses it as a way to get to something even better.
With Jason Reitman's "Labor Day" effectively out of the awards conversation -- with good reason, in my opinion, though it has its admirers -- Paramount evidently thought it wasn't worth subjecting the film to the commercial pressures of the Christmas rush. The Kate Winslet-John Brolin drama hasn't shifted out of the race entirely: it'll have a one-week qualifying run, beginning December 27. But regular US audiences will only be able to see it from January 31, when it goes wide -- one week before George Clooney's "The Monuments Men." Makes sense for a film that might connect more with adult (particularly female) audiences starved for higher-end mainstream fare in the winter lull, though those peek-a-boo qualifying releases have their detractors. [Hollywood Reporter]
Walt Disney Animation Studios might have the best movie musical of the year on its hands, but up until now they have been somewhat reticent to show it. If you've caught any trailers or TV spots for "Frozen" you may have realized it's just enough story paired with well-tested comedic bits to convince young boys to go see what is essentially a "princess" fairy tale. Well, if you're a fan of great music and specifically songs of the Broadway variety, you're in for a major treat.
"Paul Revere, you rum beggar!" - Ichabod Crane
You're just not going to hear that anywhere else on television. And I think at this point we can safely say that's one of the key reasons why "Sleepy Hollow" has become the breakout hit of this year's freshman class.