HBO filming James Gandolfini’s funeral for his family

06.27.13 4 years ago

HBO filming James Gandolfini’s funeral for his family

The cable network is reportedly paying for today’s funeral, but its footage won’t be shown on TV. PLUS: “You were a good boy,” David Chase says at Gandolfini’s funeral.

Target is the latest company to dump Paula Deen
Says the retailer in a statement: “”We have made a decision to phase out the Paula Deen merchandise in our stores as well as on Once the merchandise is sold out, we will not be replenishing inventory.” PLUS: Home Depot also drops Deen, Martha Stewart feels sorry for Paula Deen, and a diabetes drug company drops Paula.

“The Daily Show” celebrates gay marriage
Jason Jones and Al Madrigal got “hitched.”

“Big Brother” ties its lowest-rated premiere
About 6.3 million tuned in last night, matching the 2008 edition.

Scott Speedman joins Ryan Murphy’s “Open” human sexuality drama pilot

The “Felicity” alum will play a sports marketing executive.

Discovery promoting “Shark Week” with the “death” of “Snuffy the Seal”

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CW developing “Jane the Virgin,” based on the Venezuelan telenovela
“Jane the Virgin,” or “Juana La Virgen,” revolves around a religious girl who’s accidentally artificially inseminated.

“The Bible” surpasses 1 million in video sales
The History channel 10-parter has become the top selling miniseries ever.

Check out the poster for AMC’s “Low Winter Sun”

The Detroit cop drama debuts with “Breaking Bad” on Aug. 11.

Leighton Meester & Adam Brody make their official debut as a couple
“The O.C.”-“Gossip Girl” couple last night walked the red carpet at Brody’s “Some Girl(s)” premiere.

Ovation picks up “Smash” reruns
The arts-themed channel will begin airing the failed NBC series on July 19.

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