‘Homeland’ boss: ‘We were hoping’ viewers would react strongly to the first 3 episodes

10.21.13 4 years ago

“Homeland” boss: “We were hoping” viewers would react strongly to the first 3 episodes
Alex Gansa talks last night’s episode, and says: “I was just hoping we hadn’t played it for one or two episodes too long.” PLUS: “Homeland” is good again, everything makes sense now, leave Dana alone, this feels like a Hail Mary pass, and what the heck is going on with this show?

Paula Abdul joins Australia’s “So You Think You Can Dance” as a judge
Says the former “American Idol” judge: “Aussie dancers are without doubt some of the best in the world and it is an honor for me to be a part of finding Australia’s best dancer.”

Fake “Breaking Bad” funeral in Albuquerque raises $17,000, but causes some outrage
Some people didn’t like that a fake funeral was being held in a real graveyard. “This is a place of mourning,” says Manuel Montano, whose son is buried near Walter White’s fake tombstone. “It’s not a spectacle.”

Carol Burnett accepts the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler were among those paying tribute last night. “You mean so much to me,” said Fey. “I love you in a way that is just shy of creepy.”

Nothing has changed with “Queer Eye” guys

Last night’s reunion revealed that their chemistry was still the same 10 years after the Bravo sensation’s debut.

CeeLo Green cleared of sexual assault charges, but will face an ecstasy possession charge
The L.A. County DA is expected to announce a decision on “The Voice” star’s case today, according to TMZ.

“The Walking Dead” spinoff will “exist in its own world”
Robert Kirkman will develop the companion series, and he jokes it might take place in space.

Conan O’Brien tries announcing a horse race
On Friday, Conan got to call a race at Santa Anita.

“Bates Motel” to introduce the infamous fruit cellar from “Psycho”

“There are many creepy things down there,” says Freddie Highmore.

Lena Dunham could end up on the cover of Vogue
The “Girls” star is reportedly being wooed by Anna Wintour.

“Once Upon a Time” casts Rumplestiltskin’s dad
British actor Stephen Lord will take on the role.

Watch the trailer for Spike Lee’s Mike Tyson documentary for HBO
“Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” debuts Nov. 16.

Stephen Amell welcomes a daughter
The “Arrow” star became a dad last week.

“Boy Meets World” weddings: Rider Strong and Danielle Fishel their longtime loves
Strong wed in Oregon on Sunday, while Fishel got married Saturday in Los Angeles.

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