Amber Tamblyn joins ‘Two and Half Men’ as Charlie’s long-lost lesbian daughter

08.07.13 4 years ago

Amber Tamblyn joins “Two and Half Men” as Charlie’s long-lost lesbian daughter
“She”s somewhat of a chip off the old block,” Chuck Lorre says of Tamblyn’s character Jenny, who shows up in the season premiere.

“CSI” to host a “Cheers” reunion when John Ratzenberger guest-stars
Ratzenberger will get to play opposite Ted Danson in his guest appearance.

Shonda Rhimes’ next TV project: A Miami detective drama
ABC is interested in a cop drama about a pair of detectives, one male and one female. PLUS: Rhimes plans to binge-watch “The Wire” soon.

PBS is up dramatically in key 18-34 demo thanks to “Downton” and remixed Mr. Rogers

PBS has been able to attract younger viewers without dumbing down its programming.

An “Exorcist” TV series may be in the works

A drama project based on the book and movie is being shopped around to cable and broadcast networks.

Jordana Spiro joins FX’s “Tyrant”
She’ll play Justin Kirk’s wife on the drama project from the creators of “Homeland.”

Jennifer Aniston starred on 4 TV comedies before “Friends”
Here’s a look back at her past on such shows as “Ferris Bueller” to the sketch show “The Edge.”

Watch another “American Horror Story” tease
“Pins & Needles.”

CMT orders “Tattoo Titans” and a reality show for “The Voice’s” Cassadee Pope

Also, “Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders” has been renewed.

Will “Sons of Anarchy” have a happy ending?

“No,” says Kurt Sutter, “but I do think that there will be something hopeful about the way it ends.”

Chelsea Handler learns her grandfather served under Hitler
The comedienne, who is Jewish, learned the news on “Who Do You Think You Are?”

BET facing a transgender discrimination lawsuit from B. Scott
Scott claims he was told to wear men’s clothing.

Which “Walking Dead” Season 3 finale scenes were reshot months later?

“Originally, the beating scene that started the episode wasn’t there,” says Dallas Roberts.

PBS hopes “Superheroes” documentary will woo the Comic-Con crowd
The film about the history of comic book superheroes was promoted today at TCAs.

Check out Zach Gilford & Kiele Sanchez’s wedding photos
The “Friday Night Lights” star married “The Glades” star in December.

Conan O’Brien launches a monologue joke database
The giant database only goes back to the start of “Conan” in 2010. PLUS: Read a history of Conan sketches.

Goodbye to the groundbreaking “Skins”
The teen drama exited this week after seven seasons.

The best reality shows: Skill-based contests?

Why shows like “Project Runway” have proven superior in the reality genre.

Lucille Ball’s “I Love Lucy” dress sells for $168,000

The polka-dotted dress was expected to draw about $60,000.

Now you can buy “Downton Abbey”-inspired paint

In two shades of grey — Empire Grey and Amber Grey. PLUS: Michelle Dockery on her “Downton” future.

Watch the trailer for Showtime’s “Sunset Strip”
The documentary on Sunset Blvd’s rock and roll stretch debuts Aug. 16.

BBC America’s “Broadchurch” is terrific, but are viewers starting to experience “murder fatigue”?
The eight-part drama about the murder of a child, which begins tonight, is reminiscent of recent shows like “The Killing” and “The Bridge.” PLUS: “Broadchurch” is perfect — the anti-“Killing.”

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