Early Oscar numbers show Ellen topping Seth MacFarlane

03.03.14 4 years ago

Early Oscar numbers show Ellen topping Seth MacFarlane
So far, Ellen DeGeneres” 2nd stint is on par with her first.

ABC”s Oscar livestream was plagued with outages
The feed on the internet constantly cut in and out of the broadcast.

No topic is off limits tonight when Jimmy Kimmel interviews Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
“Jimmy's been intrigued by this story and probably has a thousand questions – more now than ever,” says producer Jason Schrift.

“Game of Thrones” unveils the first 4 episode titles of Season 4
Season 4 kicks off with “Two Swords” followed by “The Lion and the Flower,” “Breaker of Chains” and “Oathkeeper.” PLUS: Check out the George R.R. Martin-blessed “Game of Thrones” art exhibit.

Oscar”s “In Memoriam” snubs include Cory Monteith, James Avery, Dennis Farina
The Oscar website does, however, feature many of the snubbed, including “Vampire Diaries”” Sarah Jones, who was killed by a train making a movie in Georgia.

The Military Channel today transforms into the American Heroes Channel
As the new head of the American Heroes Channel says, “Heroism transcends the battlefield.”

“Bachelor” Juan Pablo”s bachelorette Renee Oteri is already engaged
Oteri made the final four of this current season.

Katie Findlay joins Shonda Rhimes” “How to Get Away” – is “Carrie Diaries” is doomed?
Findlay is already the co-star of the CW series.

“30 Rock”s” Tituss Burgess to play Ellie Kemper”s BFF on NBC
The former member of Tracy Jordan”s wife”s entourage is joining the cast of “Tooken.”

“Dexter”s” Aimee Garcia joins CBS” “Red Zone”
She”ll play a CIA agent on the terrorism drama. PLUS: “Justified's” Damon Herriman joins CBS' “Battle Creek.”

“HIMYM” wraps filming
One of the final scenes involves a yellow umbrella.

Stephen Colbert delivers speech at a controversial security conference
Privacy activists had requested that Colbert skip the speech due to the conference”s ties to the NSA.

Piers Morgan expects to stay at CNN to do “big name” interviews
“I”ll make a deal to do 20 or 25 shows a year,” says Morgan, “all interviews with big names. That”s what I wanted to do in the first place, not reports on snow storms and that kind of thing.”

Arby”s spends $44,000 on Pharrell”s big Grammys hat
“We're HAPPY to support a great cause & get our hat back,” said the fast food chain.

“House of Cards” meets “The West Wing”
It”s the latest mashup parody!

“Teen Mom 2” star Kailyn Lowry releasing her memoir
The “16 and Pregnant” veteran will release “Pride Over Pity” next month.

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