“It’s Always Sunny” films Swedish-speaking black & white promos
Watch the cast mock art house stereotypes for Season 9. PLUS: Listen to the “It’s Always Sunny” end credits hidden messages.
“The Voice” has become a country music show, thanks to Blake Shelton
Shelton strategically tilted the competition towards country music, which could hurt “The Voice” in future seasons if it’s seen as favoring a certain music genre.
“The Wendy Williams Show” renewed through 2017
The pickup comes after a strong May sweeps for “Wendy.”
Women are definitely watching “Game of Thrones”
According to Wired, about 2 million female viewers watch the HBO series each week. PLUS: Blame Robb Stark for this week’s developments, and 10 shocking deaths in genre shows, take a 9-hour “Thrones” tour, or read the Red Wedding chapter from the book, and go inside the Red Wedding.
Ken Burns to make a doc based on “Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer”
The project will be adapted from Siddhartha Mukherjee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning book.
Binge-watching has had an impact on TV composers
For instance, the “Game of Thrones” composer, Ramin Djawadi, takes binge viewers in consideration when scoring the season, taking a long-view approach so viewers won’t get tired of the same music repeated over and over.
Are the boys on “Girls” the equivalent of Bond Girls?
Except for Adam, the guys on “Girls” seem to be disposable, just like Bond Girls.
“Mad Men’s” problem this season: It’s more concerned with 1968 than its characters
“It’s sort of sad to see the show just drifting listlessly from shocking event to shocking event,” says Ta-Nehisi Coates. “It points to a lack of actual things to say about actual human beings.” He adds: “Increasingly the magical ’60s and a crumbling New York have become a crutch for ‘Mad Men.'” PLUS: How the Hollywood Hills party fashion came together, Harry Hamlin on his “Mad Men” footrace,
Broadway to dim the lights in honor of Jean Stapleton
The “All in the Family” star also had a distinguished career on the NY stage.
Check out Jimmy Kimmel on his treadmill desk
The treadmill desk is why Kimmel is looking so skinny these days. The British GQ visited Kimmel recently to compare and contrast his talk show to what passes as talk shows on the other side of the pond. PLUS: More details of Kimmel’s bachelor party.
See new pics of “Homeland” shooting
The Showtime series yesterday filmed on location at the North Carolina Supreme Court building.
Could “Scandal’s” Dan Bucatinsky get nominated in 3 Emmy categories?
As Lisa Kudrow’s producing partner, Bucatinsky last year was nominated for “Who Do You Think You Are” and “Web Therapy.” This year, he might be nominated for best guest actor.
“Teen Wolf” returns for Season 2, entirely too self-aware
Has success spoiled the MTV drama? PLUS: “Teen Wolf” returns to with highest-rated episode.
Vince Gilligan: “Breaking Bad” was saved by binge viewing
“I don’t really have a complete understanding of it,” he says, “or a complete metric for it but I got to believe – my gut tells me–that it”s very possible we wouldn”t have made it to 62 episodes without this creation of these technologies and this cultural creation of binge-watching.” PLUS: Buy Walter White hazmat suit toy.
Listen to “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s” hidden messages
As played during the closing credits.
The Electric Barbarellas returns, as MTV’s “The Alectrix”
This time, the Joe Simpson is the manager.
Jimmy Fallon: I injured my finger making salsa
Fallon was out of his cast for last night’s “Late Night.”
Check out Lego cars inspired by ’80s TV series
From “The A-Team” to “Dukes of Hazzard” to “Knight Rider.”
Lifetime teases “Drop Dead Diva’s” return
The once-canceled drama returns June 23.
FearNet begins showing “Reaper”: Watch Missy Peregrym before “Rookie Blue”
Peregrym previously played the love interest on the 2007-09 CW horror-comedy series.
Lifetime rolls out “Pretty Wicked Moms”
The reality show about Atlanta moms is described as an “unscripted comedy.”