‘American Idol’ finale may move to New York

01.10.14 4 years ago

“American Idol” finale may move to New York
Madison Square Garden could host the first “Idol” finale outside Los Angeles. PLUS: Paula Abdul sues after getting burned by a tanning bed.

DirecTV may dump WWE over its new online network
The satellite broadcaster, which makes money off of the WWE’s pay-per-view specials, isn’t happy with those pay-per-view events also airing on the new WWE network.

Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow clash with a reporter questioning her “Girls” nudity

Dunham was asked, “I don’t get the purpose of all the nudity on the show. By you particularly.” To which she responded that nudity is a “a realistic expression of what it’s like to be alive. But I totally get it. If you”re not into me, that”s your problem and you”re going to have to work that out with professionals”

French TV bans Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears’ new videos before 10 pm
Both of their new music videos were deemed too racy.

Steve McQueen is developing a BBC drama series on the black experience in Britain
The “12 Years A Slave” is planning a series that is “epic” in scope.

Kristen Wiig interrupts her Jimmy Kimmel interview to go on a date
Watch Wiig’s awkward first date on Kimmel’s couch.

Steven Moffat doesn’t see any reason to make a “Sherlock” movie
“It would just be, ‘How does it make it better to go to the cinema?’ – that would be the question,” he says. “Everyone knows that cinema and television – in terms of production quality, in terms of everything really – are getting closer together, so how would we make it better if we put it on the big-screen?

John Oliver isn’t sure how different his new HBO show will be from his “Daily Show” work

“It will be similar because it will be me talking about things,” he says, adding: “I just have to build a machine that will approach it in a different way. I don’t think there’s a worry that it will be too similar. We’re not going up against anyone, so it will be an interesting process to work out what we do.”

Watch Danica McKellar’s new math-themed web series

The former “Wonder Years” star has debuted “Math Bites,” with a salute to pi.

A “Dancing with the Stars” baby is born
Former “Dancing” pros Alec Mazo and Edyta Sliwinska have welcomed a son.

Michele Bachmann creates her “Downton Abbey” pose

The Republican U.S. Rep. from Minnesota and her family posed as “Bachmann Abbey.”

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