“Game of Thrones”” Season 4 finale was “more blow-up than clean-up,” says co-creator
“In past seasons,” says D.B. Weiss, “our final episodes have often been clean-up — exciting in their own right, but primarily concerned with addressing the aftermath of the momentous events of the episode before. This isn't one of those. The finale of the fourth season is more blow-up than clean-up. In real life, blowing things up is usually a lot easier than cleaning them up, but on TV it's a lot more difficult.” PLUS: Why it”s a good thing the book spoiler didn”t happen, here's George R.R. Martin's explanation for what happened to Tyrion, It was refreshing that producers chose to end on an emotional moment instead of a cool one, producers made a misstep with Tyrion, Was there too much good stuff?, too many characters got shorter shrift, there was something for everyone in the finale, “The Children” is more an ellipsis than a period, Gwendoline Christie on Brienne”s finale showdown – “I was just knackered,” Maisie Williams is glad Arya Stark got that ending – “I don”t really think it was spiteful,” Sibel Kekilli was shocked it didn”t happen to Shae last season, and read George R. Martin”s 1963 letter to Stan Lee and Jack Kirby.
Report: Malia Obama is working as a production assistant on CBS” “Extant”
The oldest daughter of President and Mrs. Obama, who turns 16 on the 4th of July, was spotted working on the CBS Steven Spielberg-produced Halle Berry drama last week, according to The Wrap. “She helped with computer shop alignments and the director also let her slate a take,” says an insider.
TLC apologizes for airing a profanity-laced “Honey Boo Boo” episode in the UK
Last week”s “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” contained five instances of the F-word, 11 instances of the S-word and one B-word.
Report: Katie Couric was hated at CBS
A new book “The News Sorority” tells how CBS staffers resented Couric”s arrival in 2006, including her hefty $15 million salary. PLUS: Couric talks about her daytime talk show struggles.
Jimmy Kimmel has his fans jump on their dads for Father”s Day
Check out Kimmel”s latest YouTube Challenge – “Hey Jimmy Kimmel, I Hopped on Pop.” PLUS: NBA stars read Mean Tweets.
“24” tonight hits Episode 200
“It's fantastic,” says co-creator Robert Cochran. “It's something that makes us very humble and very thankful for the fans around the world… that have supported us all these years. I can promise you when we started the show, this thing wasn't even in our minds. We were trying to get to Episode 2. We're very thankful for it.”