‘Breaking Bad’ creator admits to crying when he finished writing the finale

06.05.13 5 years ago

“Breaking Bad” creator admits to crying when he finished writing the finale

Says Vince Gilligan: “I haven’t told my crew this. I actually cried writing the end – ‘The end’ on the last episode. I haven”t since then.” PLUS: Producers reveal on Reddit they once sent a script to the wrong person.

NBC’s “The Family Guide’ gets a new title
The fall comedy starring J.K. Simmons will be now known as “Growing Up Fisher.”

Mitch Hurwitz approves of “Arrested” fans re-editing Season 4 in chronological order
“I love it,” he says. “It’s like sampling, you know?” PLUS: Herman Cain on Herbert Love: “I heard about it, haven’t seen it, and I’m unfazed by it.”

Jesse Tyler Ferguson’s gay rights group targeted by IRS
The “Modern Family” star’s Tie the Knot organization, which raises money for marriage equality, was among the nonprofits that IRS scrutinized.

“Drop Dead Diva” drops Josh Stamberg
Budget cuts have forced producers to cut his role as law firm managing partner Jay Parker.

Stephen Fry reveals he tried to commit suicide last year
The British comedian and former comedy partner of Hugh Laurie’s, whose CBS pilot was rejected last month, said: “I took a huge number of pills and a huge (amount) of vodka.”  Fry has struggled with bipolar disorder.

Discovery denies trying to shock with the completely nude “Naked and Afraid”
The upcoming reality show drops cast members in a remote location, without any clothing — but one personal item.

U.S. Supreme Court may have hurt crime shows by allowing police to get DNA from suspects

“The Supreme Court has not merely changed the rules of crime-fighting; it has changed the rules of television,” says Neil Genzlinger, noting that many crime shows do a lengthy dance over the collection of DNA.

“Game of Thrones” carries on the HBO tradition of having huge penultimate episodes

“The Sopranos” and “The Wire” also used penultimate episodes for shocking events. PLUS: Listen to soundtrack for Season 3, check out the NY Times Red Wedding announcement, and watch a compilation of people unimpressed by the wedding.

Should Netflix shows be considered “television”?
If Netflix shows are designed to be viewed like a long movie, is it fair to put in the same category as weekly series?

Will Arnett is headed to “The Simpsons”

He’ll accuse Homer of illegally downloading a movie as the FBI’s anti-piracy boss.

Watch all of the “Oohs” on “Saved by the Bell”

College Humor has edited together the “oohs.”

PBS issues a Mister Rogers remix challenge
Users are encouraged to create a remix based on a few clips of Fred Rogers.

Elle visited “Girls” star Jemima Kirke’s bedroom when she was 12

Check out Kirke in this 1997 profile.

Marc Maron answers Twitter questions — as his 1993 self

See how the “Maron” star looked 20 years ago.

“King & Maxwell” taps Christian Kane to play Rebecca Romijn’s brother
The former “Leverage” star is returning to TNT.

TNT mashes up “Suits” and “Covert Affiars” in new promo
Donna Paulsen and Annie meet in the ladies’ room.

“Under the Dome” releases an image of a boy and his dog

Will this photo make you cry?

“House Hunters” host pens an open apology letter to her breast cancer
HGTV’s Susan Whang started off her letter with: “Dear Tit Cancer.”

British TV bans Pam Anderson ad

An advertising watchdog deemed this ad sexist and degrading to women.

Fred Armisen’s “SNL” farewell song inspires a cover version

Electro-pop/dance music duo Hyperbubble has covered Ian Rubbish’s “It’s a Lovely Day.”

Here’s 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh on “Judge Judy”
Harbaugh got to sit in the audience and react with his dad.

MTV, VH1, CMT are launching a 24-hour online music festival

More than 50 artists will be featured later this month on the “Live Music Day Festival.”

Daytime Emmys will be hosted by A.J. Hammer, Robin Meade, Sam Champion

HLN will air this year’s ceremony.

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