Scott Bakula will star in the "NCIS" New Orleans spinoff
The 2nd "NCIS" spinoff will feature Bakula as NCIS Special Agent Pride, who "embodies" New Orleans.
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"New Girl" and "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" score big ratings from Super Bowl
About 25.8 million viewers stuck around for Prince on "New Girl," while "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" attracted 14.8 million. "New Girl's" ratings topped the last sitcom to air after the Super Bowl, "The Office" in 2009.
Bruno Mars tops Beyonce
Bruno Mars' Super Bowl halftime show barely topped Beyonce's performance last year, at least based on early numbers.
Lorne Michaels talks "SNL" -- his typical week, his lack of a succession plan, the show's diversity
Does Lorne have a succession plan? "In terms of people who I think can do this job, I think there's probably five or six who care enough about it," says the 69-year-old "SNL" boss. "But I have no plan. It’s as if somehow thinking about it will … you know. Milton Berle, George Burns, and Bob Hope, they all made it to 100 or pretty close. So, you never know." PLUS: Check out a cartoon drawing of Seth Meyers' Weekend Update, AND Seth's name joins the "SNL" nameplate collection of ex-cast members and writers.
"Desperate Housewives" star Shawn Pyfrom admits to drug abuse following Philip Seymour Hoffman's death
The 27-year-old actor, who played Andrew Van Der Kamp for eight seasons, wrote on Tumblr: "I just read the news about Mr. Philip Seymour Hoffman, and against the (advice) of others; I had to write this open letter. I can't stay quiet anymore about this. … I am an alcoholic and a drug addict,"
"24: Live Another Day" adds James Bond franchise star Colin Salmon
Salmon, who also appears on "Arrow," will play the character of General Coburn.
See a preview of "The After," the Amazon pilot from "The X-Files" creator
Viewers will get to decide if Chris Carter's post-apocalyptic drama gets made.
Watch Lena Dunham's roast of Howard Stern
"I lost 15 pounds to be here with you."
"Blue Bloods" is headed to syndication
The CBS drama is expected to land on WGN America and Ion, plus there is a video on demand deal in the works.
Allison Janney: I'm returning for "Masters of Sex" Season 2
Says the "Mom" star: "I know they're trying to work out the schedule right now."
HLN cancels "Showbiz Tonight," but A.J. Hammer will stick around
"Showbiz Tonight" will end with Thursday's show.
When I visited the set of "Neighbors," it was still being referred to as either "Townies" or "The Untitled Zac Efron/Seth Rogen Movie." Naturally, one of the first questions I had for director Nick Stoller was about the search for the right title for the film.
"Right now, Evan [Goldberg] keeps pitching me 'Fraternal Deception.' It's so stupid," he laughed.
"That sounds like Glenn Close should star in that and it should be 1992," I replied.
"Totally. Glenn Close and Bill Pullman." Stoller shuddered at the thought.
I've known Stoller for a while now. I spent a week on the set of "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," along with a few pick-up days back in Los Angeles, and I also visited him for "Get Him To The Greek" and "The Five-Year Engagement." Stoller strikes me as a guy who has a very particular sense of humor and he is fortunate enough to have found the right collaborators and the right environment where he is able to pursue his vision of what a mainstream comedy can be with the full support of a very talented ensemble of comic performers.
Kylie Minogue is having a good night in her sexy video for “Into The Blue.”
Ben Folds is taking a classical turn. The musician has just finished a three-movement, 25-minute piano concerto. In fact, the day we caught up with him, he had just sent the piece to the copyist.
Co-commissioned by the Nashville Symphony, Folds tells HitFix he will begin 18 months of international touring with symphony orchestras next month. The first date is March 13 with the Nashville Symphony.
With Woody Allen under fire following the resurfacing of his estranged daughter's abuse allegations, and the "Alone Yet Not Alone" scandal leaving a bitter taste, Michael Cieply ponders the unexpected ethical issues that have entered this year's Oscar race. "By and large, Oscar voters are lucky if they can find time to see the nominated films, let alone sort through a court case or a secret military operation. But they, including actors, are increasingly being asked to do just that," he writes, before citing Roman Polanski's surprise 2002 win as an example of the Academy "[using] the awards to send a message about focusing on art, not behavior." [New York Times]
A review of last night's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as I'm starring in an Albanian remake of "The Cosby Show"...
Who is Jesse Eisenberg actually playing in "Man Of Steel 2"?
There's not a trick answer to this. When Warner Bros. announced last week that Jesse Eisenberg had been hired to play Lex Luthor in the sequel to last year's "Man Of Steel," that is correct. He is playing Lex Luthor. But when they say that, it's still not a definitive explanation of what you're going to see when that film arrives in theaters on the now-scheduled date of May , 2016. Which Lex Luthor is he going to play? For comic book fans, there are many possible answers to that question, and for fans of the various live-action and animated interpretations, there are even more possibilities in the mix.
Super Bowl Blowout ratings down from last year, but in the Top 5 all-time
Four of the Top 5 Super Bowls of all-time have happened in the past four years. PLUS: Super Bowl stadium is covered in snow less than 12 hours after the game.
Fox and Jerry Seinfeld insist "Seinfeld" reunion wasn't a commercial, even though it promoted his Crackle web series
No money was exchanged for the promotion. As Jerry Seinfeld says in a statement: "Fox approached Larry and me about doing some kind of ‘Seinfeld’ reunion for the halftime broadcast because of the New York connection. So we thought throwing Jerry, George and Newman into a ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ was a fun way to do it. Larry and I wrote the script in one sitting, just like old times, and working with him, Jason and Wayne was a total blast, as it always was." PLUS: What a disappointing reunion!, and it was much ado about nothing.
Watch all the "24: Live Another Day" Super Bowl trailers
Featuring Jack Bauer and "Goth Chloe." PLUS: Watch Super Bowl ads for Fox's "Cosmos" and "The Following."
Bruno Mars gets credited with "rescuing" boring Super Bowl
Mars suddenly became the main event as the Broncos were getting blown out in the first half. And he lived up to the billing. PLUS: Mars' halftime was "solid-meh," the Red Hot Chili Peppers got the biggest cheers, and Mars delivered after baring scrutinized over his inexperience.
Super Bowl champion QB Russell Wilson will be on Letterman tonight
It's become a tradition for the Super Bowl-winning quarterback to appear on "The Late Show" first.
Seattle Seahawks use "Community's" Jeff Winger in celebrating their Super Bowl victory
Joel McHale is, of course, a diehard Seahawks fan.
"SNL" had its 2nd-best ratings of the season, thanks to Seth Meyers' farewell
Apparently viewers were tuning in for Seth's goodbye, not Melissa McCarthy.
Opera superstar Renee Fleming was "living and breathing" the national anthem for weeks
"This is not for civilians," says the Super Bowl soprano.
Super Bowl ads: Less risqué and crude, more warm and fuzzy
There was also a lot of nostalgia this year, including a Radio Shack '80s reunion ad and, of course, the "Full House" reunion. PLUS: "Puppy Love" wins USA Today's Ad Meter.
Coca-Cola's Super Bowl ad brings out a racist backlash
Some "ugly Americans" were ticked off to see "America the Beautiful" sung in foreign languages.
Aziz Ansari tweeted a "Friday Night Lights" Super Bowl -- "Street" and Vince Howard join the fun
Ansari's all-day Sunday tweet fest inspired a photo from Scott Porter and Michael B. Jordan.
All performers on Letterman this week will sing Beatles songs
"The Late Show" and the Ed Sullivan Theater is commemorating Sunday's 50th anniversary of the Beatles famous performance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
Time Warner's Super Bowl ad features "Duck Dynasty" cast minus Phil Robertson
The controversial "Duck" star was conspicuously absent from last night's commercial.
Puppy Bowl vs. Fish Bowl vs. Kitten Bowl
Which put on the cutest performance vs. the Super Bowl, Animal Planet, Nat Geo or Hallmark Channel?
Hillary Clinton sent a tweet joking about Fox News during Super Bowl
"It's so much more fun to watch FOX when it’s someone else being blitzed & sacked! #SuperBowl"
Kim Kardashian in Vogue?
The E! star reportedly was photographed for the fashion magazine this weekend.
Prince and Zooey Deschanel had a duet on "New Girl"
Prince did sing on last night's Super Bowl episode.
Stephen Colbert had his head cracked open in Super Bowl ad
Watch Colbert pitch pistachios.
Meet the "Supernatural" spinoff characters
All new spinoff characters will be introduced on the CW series' 20th episode. PLUS: Jared Padalecki under fire for calling Philip Seymour Hoffman's death "stupid."
Rainn Wilson tweets a childhood photo of him wearing a Seahawks shirt
"This goes out to all the as*holes calling me a #Bandwagon fan."
Jerry Seinfeld's "Seinfeld" reunion was to promote "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee"
Watch the bit he, Jason Alexander, Wayne Knight and Larry David did for Fox's Super Bowl coverage.
I remember for a number of years I used to own a VHS tape called "Oscar's Greatest Moments," a unique peek at the Academy Awards over a 20-year stretch, from 1971 to 1991. Unique because the Academy rarely offers up this sort of material, for whatever reason. The organization's YouTube channel has been a nice resource in recent years, but it's been a while since we've seen something quite like Turner Classic Movies' "And the Oscar Goes To" documentary, which premiered Saturday night and aired again this evening directly after the Super Bowl.