Jay Leno reacts to Letterman”s retirement in a joking way
“Oh well you know, he and I gonna do the Sunshine Boys on Broadway so we”re very excited about that,” he told “Extra” at a comedy show in New Jersey. PLUS: Did Letterman retire over his inability to make viral videos?
Shannen Doherty starring in “Blood Lake: Attack of the Killer Lampreys” — from “Sharknado” producers
The Animal Planet TV movie, airing Memorial Day Weekend, also stars Christopher Lloyd as he, Doherty and Jason Brooks battle “Killer Lampreys.”
Yahoo! planning to create its own prestigious TV comedies
The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo! is preparing to spend $700,000 to $1 million per episode on four 10-episode half-hour comedies.
HBO Go crashes during “Game of Thrones” premiere
This is the 2nd time in a month that HBO Go has crashed during a big HBO event, following last month's “True Detective” finale rash.
“Game of Thrones” star recounts the premiere”s biggest moment
“It was about being in the right pace at the right time,” she says. PLUS: Season premiere questions, answered, “House of Cards” says “welcome back,” Clorox jumps on the “GoT” bandwagon, the premiere had some of the best banter yet, the Lannisters dominated this hour, and Sansa Stark sings in “Game of Moans” music video.
George Stephanopoulos denies a report he”s upset with “GMA”s” softer direction
Page Six reports that the “GMA” star, who”s in early contract negotiations, isn”t happy with the addition of more entertainment personalities. But Stephanopoulos tells Page Six, “So much of what you”ve been told is false.”
BBC taps Benedict Cumberbatch to play Richard III
Sam Mendes will produce a BBC2 TV movie based on Shakespeare”s historical play.
Jimmy Fallon to have on Nirvana”s surviving members, plus KISS
“The Tonight Show” will celebrate this year”s Rock “n” Roll Hall of Fame inductees all week.
Watch Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis mock their relationship on “Two and a Half Men”
“I bet you only date hot actresses,” Kunis says. “God no, I'd never date an actress. They're all crazy,” Ashton responds.
Nick Cannon booed trying to yell “America”s Got Talent” at a Knicks game
The NBC reality show tried to tape an opening at Madison Square Garden.
Erin Andrews worried about reports she”s caused “Dancing” tension
“I've got to be honest. … It kind of got me worried and scared,” she says, adding that she called producers to find out what was wrong. “I just went back and forth with the producers like, 'Are we good here? Please tell me what I need to work on. Please tell me what I need to do. 'And they're like, 'We couldn't be happier.'”
Read an excerpt from Rob Lowe”s new memoir
Lowe writes about kissing Evan Handler on “Californication” and working on “The West Wing” in this excerpt from “Love Life,” Lowe”s 2nd memoir. PLUS: Lowe & Aziz Ansari reunite in a pool, Rashida Jones & Retta dished on Lowe on “Watch What Happens Live,” and Jones talked about kissing Lowe.
AMC teams with Ford for “Mad Men”s” final season
Ads will not only promote the 2015 Ford Lincoln in the first commercial break, but Lincoln will roll out a series of 30-second vignettes featuring some of the past six seasons” most unexpected moments, according to Ad Week. PLUS: Kevin Rahm is becoming a dad.
Amy Poehler”s brother”s Swedish sitcom renewed
Greg Poehler”s “Welcome to Sweden” is set to air this summer on NBC.
Comedian John Pinette, who got mugged in the “Seinfeld” finale, dies at 50
According to TMZ, the hefty comic died in a hotel room in Pittsburgh.