It’s official: Clay Aiken is running for Congress

02.05.14 4 years ago

It’s official: Clay Aiken is running for Congress
The former “Idol” runner-up released a campaign video announcing his run for a North Carolina congressional seat.

“Naked and Afraid” is getting a spinoff talk show: “Discovery After Dark”

Each week, the “Naked and Afraid” castaways will talk about their ordeal.

Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright would be open to doing a lot more “House of Cards” seasons
“As long as Beau (Willimon) and me and David Fincher and Netflix feel that we have story to explore and terrain to move into, I think that we can move on as long as we feel,” says Spacey.

Did Budweiser’s touching Super Bowl ad violate military regulations?
Is a member of the military allowed to endorse a particular beer brand?

Why Jerry Seinfeld is wrong to dismiss diversity in comedy
By calling diversity in comedy “PC nonsense,” Seinfeld is essentially saying that a comedy world packed with white men is no big deal. “The very response to his statement, and to the whole recent history of diversity in comedy, shows that he’d do well to give it more weight,” says Lily Rothman. PLUS: This is a case of Seinfeld being lazy and taking into account his own privileged perspective.

“Jeopardy!’s” controversial game-theory contestant admits: I stole these strategies

“I don’t know that much about game theory myself. I took one undergrad course on it,” says Arthur Chu. “I didn”t make them up. I liberally stole them.”

Jerry Seinfeld, pals with Leno and Letterman, examines their relationship
“They’re intertwined as people,” says Seinfeld, who’s had both David Letterman and Jay Leno on “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” in the past year, pointing to unseen clips of both men behaving the same way and telling the same jokes.

Here’s a list of the richest characters on “Game of Thrones”

Tywan Lannister is worth nearly $10 billion.

Chinese geeks can relate to “The Big Bang Theory”
The CBS sitcom especially resonates in a country where men outnumber women.

Is Juan Pablo the most-hated “Bachelor” ever?

Even more hated than Jason Mesnick?

Jerry Seinfeld is eyeing Jon Stewart, Aziz Ansari, Sarah Jessica Parker for “Comedians in Cars”
“There’s so many people” that we’re looking at, says Seinfeld, who adds: “I haven’t had a ‘no’ yet.”

Behind the scenes of “24: Live Another Day” Super Bowl promos

“There were so many moving parts,” says Kiefer Sutherland. PLUS: Judy Davis exits “24: Live Another Day” for personal reasons.

David Strathairn to star in ABC’s “Clementine”

He’ll play the father of the title character, a habitual criminal.

CBS orders “Scorpion,” a drama with a “Big Bang” twist

Justin Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun, is behind the project, along with Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Justin Lin about a group of eccentric geniuses who solve the world’s problems.

PBS animates one of Jimi Hendrix’s final interviews

From September 1970.

Showtime posts “Inside Comedy” episode with Jimmy Fallon and Zach Galifianakis
Watch the Season 3 premiere of David Steinberg’s interview series.

Cory Monteith’s band releases one of the “Glee” star’s final songs

Listen to Bonnie Dune’s “Maybe Tonight.”

Andy Cohen talks “kicking butt” on “Watch What Happens Live” and no longer being a Bravo exec

Cohen says of no longer having executive duties, “I believe it was January 3 when I woke up and for the first time in my life I didn’t have a boss. So it’s great.”

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” has 3 glaring problems
The Fox freshman comedy has been terrific, but there are some gaping issues like making it easier for the audience to connect with the characters, which the show has failed to do. PLUS: 9 reasons to love “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”

Stephen King’s short story “Ayana” is set to become a TV series
The 2007 short story focuses on a young girl who kisses her dying father, and saves his life.

A toddler is obsessed with the “Parks and Rec” theme song
Watch a YouTube video of a kid going crazy with that theme.

“Teen Mom’s” Jenelle Evans is expecting a 2nd boy, plans to name him “Kaiser”
“We didn’t want something that everyone else had or had even heard before, even us,” she says. “So we wanted something different, and we ended up looking up Kaiser.”

Former “Brothers and Sisters” star Sarah Jane Morris welcomes a girl

This is the second child for Morris and her husband.

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