FX greenlights Kelsey Grammer-Martin Lawrence comedy
They’ll play mismatched Chicago lawyers in a deal that’s much like Charlie Sheen’s “Anger Management.” FX ordered 10 episodes, with an option of picking up 90.
Showtime teams with John Legend for a comedy about music managers
The project will be based on the experienced of Legend and his real-life manager.
Charlie Sheen vs. Dan Harmon
Who is TV’s biggest ingrate?
“Homeland” will feature less Brody next season
As exec producer Alex Gansa explains, “He is the most wanted man on the planet. By definition, he”s going to be hiding somewhere. And if he’s hiding, that limits what he can do.”
“The Bachelor” creator launches a dating app with Chris Harrison
Will you get better results with “At First Sight” than producers have gotten in 26 seasons of “The Bachelor” and “Bachelorette”?
“Nashville” loses its music guru
T Bone Burnett, who is married to creator Callie Khouri and oversaw more than 100 original recordings, has opted not to return for Season 2.
Cher wished there was a show like “The Voice” when she was young
“This is amazing,” she says, “when you have actual people who have been in the business, been successful and want to help you. You can bypass a lot of trashy stuff.”
Aaron Paul will mark the end of “Breaking Bad” in a cemetery
He’s hosting a finale party at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, which hosts film screenings.
“America’s Got Talent” ringer?: Country-singing carpenter already had a major record deal
Turns out Marty Brown, who performed on the season premiere, released three albums through MCA in the ’90s. He also performed on the Grand Ole Opry.
Sienna Guillory out at “Believe”
The British actress is being written out of the NBC J.J. Abrams drama.
Jerry Seinfeld still insists those cars in “Comedians in Cars” aren’t his
“We mostly borrow them from generous car clubs,” he tweeted.
Chris Hardwick hosting a Comedy Central game show called “Midnight”
The comedian/podcaster’s show is described as “a rapid-fire game show inspired by the darkest recesses of social media.”
OWN announces summer premiere dates
“Oprah: Where Are They Now?” returns July 28.
“New Girl” star and “Parks and Rec” star couple up for music video
Watch Jake Johnson and Aubrey Plaza in Uptown Sound’s “Rouse Yourself” video.
“Homeland’s” David Harewood among “Doctor Who” possibilities
The 47-year-old British actor has seen his odds go up recently. PLUS: Julian Rhind-Tutt also tipped for “Who,” and read a “Doctor Who” fan’s obit.
Heather Locklear: There’s a lot of Amanda Woodward in my new “Franklin & Bash” character
“The character was already pretty laid out for me, and I’m just adding what I would do on a daily basis in my acting,” she says.
HBO rejects Michael Chabon’s WWII pilot, but FX may pick it up
Darren Aronofsky was originally set to direct “Hobgoblin,” in which magicians and conmen use deception to take down Hitler.
“Futurama” tonight kicks off its final episodes
After 14 years, the once-canceled show is humming along on Comedy Central. PLUS: Billy West considers “Futurama” his career high point, and David X. Cohen compares cancelations.
How “Mad Men’s” Sally Draper coped with smoking
“I caught on,” says 13-year-old Kiernan Shipka. “We did enough takes that by the end of it, I was like, ‘Oh, I”m a pro at this now. I can do this.’ Everyone was all, ‘No, you”re not a pro at it quite yet.'” PLUS: Linda Cardellini says “Sally Draper” didn’t witness what she witnessed.
“The Late Show” tries Vine
Watch Monday’s Letterman show in six seconds.
Spike TV’s new MMA reality show finds inspiration from “The Voice”
“Fight Master: Bellator MMA” will also use four judges/coaches in comfy chairs, but no blind auditions.
“Desperate” Doug Savant lands on “Rizzoli & Isles”
He’ll pay a visit to the TNT series in Season 4.