Embattled L.A. Clippers owner is talking to Barbara Walters and Anderson Cooper

05.02.14 3 years ago

Embattled L.A. Clippers owner is talking to Barbara Walters and Anderson Cooper
Donald Sterling has set up interviews with both news stars this evening, according to TMZ. UPDATE: Sterling bailed on the interviews, but Walters did speak with his girlfriend, V. Stiviano.

“Green Acres” is getting the movie and possible Broadway treatment
The classic ’60s sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor is being made into a feature film and is being shopped as a potential stage play on Broadway.

What will the White House Correspondents” Dinner do to Joel McHale”s career?
Will it lead to his own late-night show or more “Community”?

HBO”s “Vice” renewed for a 3rd season
The CEO of Vice revealed the renewal, saying: “”HBO is going to give me sh*t” for announcing it.

“Everybody Loves Raymond” stars reunite
Ray Romano”s CBS sitcom is being inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Don Rickles: I can”t go on Jimmy Fallon because I don”t play ping-pong
Watch Rickles joke with Letterman about the late-night wars.

Why are TV”s strongest women living in and around Washington, D.C.?
From Olivia Pope to Selina Meyer to Claire Underwood, “there is apparently nothing sexist or old school about painting women as venal, self-serving and manipulative” in the nation”s capital, says Alessandra Stanley.

Showtime's posting of the unedited “Penny Dreadful” pilot online was unusual
Usually, Showtime posts an edited version of season/series premieres on YouTube. But the show wouldn”t work with edits, so YouTube users have had to confirm they are over age 18 to watch the series premiere.

Lego episode shows that “The Simpsons” still has it, at least sometimes
“Brick Like Me,” says James Poniewozik, “shows that 'The Simpsons' can still be inspired, weird, and sincere, when all the pieces fall into place.” PLUS: How “The Simpsons” predicted the Ukraine crisis in 1998.

“True Blood” adds Will  Yun Lee
The “Hawaii Five-0” veteran will play a Japanese businessman living in Texas who”s out for revenge. PLU: See Season 7 “True Blood” pics, and Anna Paquin joins Twitter.

How to explain Mister Rogers to kids
Are tech-savvy modern kids missing out on Mister Rogers?

Here are 15 women who could replace Craig Ferguson
From Amy Sedaris to Samantha Bee to Aisha Tyler. PLUS: 5 authors relive their fave Ferguson moments.

Marc Maron: I should take over “The Late Late Show” spot
Here”s Maron”s proposed pitch to Les Moonves: “Let's not focus on broad comedy bits and see if we can engage performers and celebrities in intimate and resonant conversation. There wouldn't be a premium on laughs per minute or ridiculous sketches but more on naturally funny moments that can occur in real conversation. And Les would say, 'So wait — no comedy?””

Louis CK: “I don”t have a trailer, I just sit in my car”
“I change in my car and I sit in my car,” he says of filming “Louie.” “It just seems so absurd to me, living in New York, to have a trailer with a chair and a TV. It”s ridiculous.”

Cristina Yang deserves a better “Grey”s Anatomy” ending
Such a complicated character shouldn”t get an arbitrary fairy-tale ending. PLUS: “Grey”s” stars say goodbye to Cristina Yang.

Maya Rudolph wants her variety show to capture the spirit of “The Muppet Show”
She”s hoping to capture The Muppets” playful quality on her own variety show.

Here are 5 web series that could become the next “Broad City”
From “Little Horribles” to “Ghost Ghirls.”

Adam West recalls how “Batman” was good for color TV sales, but DC Comics wasn”t initially sold on the show
“At first, DC Comics didn't much like the fact that we were not serious enough for adults,”
West writes in a column about his “Batman” experience. “However, when they saw their book sales dramatically increase, they began to love us, as did the Japanese color TV manufacturers. They became big fans, of course.”

“Vikings” creator talks Season 3
How many changes will the History series see next season?

Watch the official 50 Cent “Power” trailer
The Starz series follows a nightclub owner who”s also a drug dealer.

Presenting the 40 best cult TV comedies
From “Portlandia” to “Upright Citizens Brigade” to “Not Necessarily the News.”

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