‘Breaking Bad’ cuts ties with a cancer charity labeled one of ‘America’s worst charities’

08.22.13 4 years ago

“Breaking Bad” cuts ties with a cancer charity labeled one of “America’s worst charities”
Until recently, the SaveWalterWhite.com website led to the National Cancer Coalition, which ranked No. 21 in the list of the worst charities.

Watch Screech enter the “Celebrity Big Brother” house
“Saved by the Bell” star Dustin Diamond, now 36, is one of two Americans on this season of the UK reality show. The other being teen bride Courtney Stodden.

MTV’s VMAs will seat Lady Gaga next to Katy Perry
Perry won’t be seated next to boyfriend John Mayer.

Dear “Idol” bosses: You can fix the show without Randy Jackson

Viewers aren’t clamoring for more “Yo, yo, yo’s.”

Apple is planning to release its own TV set, with content directly from networks and studios

That’s right: Apple wants to release a full-fledged TV set and become something of a cable company itself, according to a report in the publication Quartz.

Could binge-viewing end up hurting Netflix?
According to Variety, “binge-viewing may lead to binge-spending at Netflix, which could eventually see the impact in its stock price.

“Cake Boss” joins New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s campaign

Christie, at an event at the reality TV bakery, tapped Buddy Valastro to lead his “Small Business for Christie Coalition.”

ESPN pulls out of joint NFL concussion investigation with PBS’ “Frontline”
The sports network cited its lack of editorial control in deciding to end a 15-month relationship with the PBS show.

Check out the interior of the new “Real World: San Francisco” house
Here’ a sneak peek at the Nob Hill home.

TCM is evolving into a “lifestyle brand”
The Turner Classic Movies cruise and TCM tour are part of an effort to “evolve from a linear network” into turning TCM fans into a community.

Kevin Spacey: Let TV viewers binge
Speaking at a lecture at the Edinburgh TV festival, Spacey said, “The audience wants control. They want freedom… If they want to binge then we should let them binge.”

Why John Oliver is better at hosting “The Daily Show” than Jon Stewart
Oliver is the better actor, the better interviewer, plus he doesn’t mutter like Stewart.

“Moesha’s” little brother arrested for allegedly kicking his girlfriend in the stomach

Marcus T. Paulk turned himself into po this morning.

“Downton Abbey’s” biggest challenge: Its popularity

To combat the growing paparazzi interest in the show, producers constructed fake storylines and photos.

“Game of Thrones” siblings Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey like to hula-hoop together
Check out images of them hula hooping in a bar.

“Community” stars play “Dick Hits!”

Watch Gillian Jacobs throw a water bottle at Donald Glover.

Kim Cattrall gave her blessing to the new Samantha Jones

“The key 2 her is her heart. She never judges those she loves. Have a blast!” Kattrall tweeted at new “Carrie Diaries” star Lindsey Gort.

Paramount Studios will hold a funeral service Friday for Lee Thompson Young

Paramount is where the late actor worked on “Rizzoli & Isles.”

A “Modern Family” wedding?

Watch the first Season 5 promo.

Anthony Bourdain on Paula Deen: “It gives me no pleasure to see her torn apart…”

“It ain’t pretty, either the charges or the reaction,” he says of the Deen controversy. “I may have been an adversary or a critic of Miss Deen. It gives me no pleasure to see her torn apart by the people who were kissing her ass a week before.”

13-year-old Nickelodeon star given 2 DisneyXD pilots

Will Jacob Bertrand become the next Disney sensation?

Jeff Probst jokes Rupert Boneham got a Groupon for a 4th “Survivor” appearance
“Rupert Again? isn’t his 15 minutes up already?”

What TV homes would cost in real life

“The Big Bang Theory” apartment would likely rent for $1800 to $2200 a month.

Vince Gilligan addresses the “Breaking Bad” color theory
Says Gilligan says of the “Bad” color palette: “At the beginning of every series we would have a meeting in which I would discuss with the production designer and the costume designer about the specific palettes we would use for any given character throughout the course of the year.” PLUS: Gilligan has a good feeling about the Saul Goodman spinoff, Mike  Ehrmantraut was a “happy accident,” why Mike’s death was lame, Betsy Brandt’s heart started beating really fast watching this week’s episode, and Aaron Paul reacts to Belize’s offer: “Ummmm…let’s do this! #Bitch”

“HIMYM” will try to show a glimpse of the last 8 years from The Mother’s perspective
Co-creator Carter Bays says don’t rule out flash-forwards with the whole Mosby clan.

Linda Cardellini feared being hated on “Mad Men” like she was on “Boy Meets World”

Cardellini was the girl who came between Cory and Topanga.

How to fix April from “Grey’s Anatomy”
April Kepner needs to go to “character rehab.”

Peter Jackson offers to direct a “Doctor Who” episode — in exchange for a Dalek
“That”s what he wants,” says Steven Moffat. “We give him a Dalek and then he”ll direct an episode.”

“The Practice’s” LisaGay Hamilton joins AMC’s “Line of Sight”

She’ll play an NTSB investigator in the plane crash drama.

“Ghost Shark” is no “Sharknado”

Syfy’s movie about a shark that’s a ghost, premiering tonight, lacks the execution of “Sharknado.”

Watch “The Vampire Diaries” Season 4 blooper reel
Here’s footage of Ian Somerhalder forgetting his lines.

Aidy Bryant talks about how her life has changed since joining “SNL” last year

She never imagined she’d be singing karaoke with Mumford & Sons at an after-after party.

Happy 40th birthday, Kristen Wiig!
Here’s ranking the former “SNL” star’s 19 characters.

“Hollywood Game Night” pits “The Office” stars against each other
Watch Angela Kinsey battle Ellie Kemper. PLUS: Kinsey & Jenna Fischer try exercising together, and Brian Baumgartner to guest on “Mike & Molly.”

“Treme’s” cookbook is divided into the show’s characters
Each section is told in the voice of one of the HBO show’s characters.

How 1970s sitcom opening credits gave a skewed look at NYC

From “Diff’rent Strokes” to “All in the Family.”

“One Tree Hill’s” Robert Buckley heads to “Hart of Dixie”

He’ll have a “chance encounter” with Jaime King.

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