A&E orders “Donnie Loves Jenny” starring Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy
After appearing together on A&E”s “Wahlburgers,” the “Blue Bloods” star and the former “View” co-host will front their own 10-episode reality show that will focus on their life as newlyweds. “Donnie Loves Jenny” will consist of one hour-long episode, plus nine half-hour episodes.
“The Newsroom” and “The Comeback” return down
About 1.2 million watched the final season premiere of Aaron Sorkin”s HBO series, while just 300,000 tuned in for the heavily hyped return of Lisa Kudrow”s reality TV parody. About 1.5 million watched “The Comeback”s” Season 1 premiere and 920,000 stuck around for the season finale. PLUS: John Oliver”s season finale watched by 796,000.
Bob Dylan wanted to become an HBO sitcom star!?
Larry Charles, the former “Seinfeld” writer and director of “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Borat,” recalls taking a meeting with the music icon in the early ’90s. Dylan was interested in doing a Jerry Lewis-type slapstick comedy for HBO.
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Amazon announces 7 pilots for early 2015
They include “Point of Honor” from Carlton Cuse, Frank Spotnitz”s “The Man in the High Castle,” “Cocked, “Down Dog” starring Paget Brewster, “Mad Dogs” starring Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli, Billy Zane and Romany Malco, and “The New Yorker Presents.”
Watch the trailer for “Lilyhammer” Season 3
The Netflix series will feature a cameo by Bruce Springsteen, but not in this trailer.
Netflix finds its Queen Elizabeth II
British actress Claire Foy will play the younger Queen in “The Crown.”
Stephen Colbert confronts Andy Cohen on his “epic shallowness”
“There are so many challenges you face in this book,” Colbert says mockingly as Cohen promotes his “The Andy Cohen Diaries” book.
“Downton Abbey” actors told to stop touching each other
A historical accuracy expert has claimed that there was “no physical contact” and “no hugging” in the early 20th century due to the spread of diseases in the time before antibiotics.
Adult Swim”s follow-up to “Too Many Cooks” disappoints
Check out “In Search of Miracle Man,” a parody of early “90s paid programming.
Rihanna recreates “Scandal” scenes around Washington, D.C.
The singer posted Instagram pics from her favorite “Scandal” locations on Monday.
MTV2 renews Nick Cannon”s “Wild “N Out” and “Guy Code,” orders “Joking Off” and “Number 2 News”
“Joking Off” mixes a game show with comedians and social media, while “Number 2 News” is a parody of the news.