John McCain’s daughter, Meghan, is being considered for ‘The View’

07.09.14 3 years ago

John McCain”s daughter, Meghan, is being considered for “The View”
McCain, who hosts “Take Part Live” on Pivot, could become the new Elisabeth Hasselbeck.

“Elementary” books Gina Gershon
She”ll play Lucy Liu”s new nemesis.

“The Strain” boss admits the worm in eyeball billboard was “not for everyone”
“It may have been too far out there for some people but I personally liked it,” says Carlton Cuse, who adds: “I think that the ad was bold and imaginative and clearly not for everyone.”

Which shows have the biggest DVR bumps?
“Orphan Black” is No. 1 with a 123% DVR boost, meaning more DVR users watch than live viewers. “The Americans” has a 104% DVR bump.

Recalling the lost “Seinfeld” episode that was never made – in which Kramer”s first name was “Conrad”
The 9th episode of the series would”ve tackled the controversial subject of guns.

Jimmy Kimmel personally does the firing on his show
Kimmel tells Success magazine that firing people makes him sick in his stomach, but his experiences at being fired helps him to motivate the people he has to let go.

Watch Jerry Seinfeld drive Aziz Ansari in an 18-wheeler truck
Watch a preview of the next installment of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”

Instagram”s 1st 15-second TV show debuts
Check out “Artistically Challenged,” which follows a young NYC artist, 15 seconds at a time.

“Shahs of Sunset” dumps Lilly Ghalichi
The fashion designer/attorney was considered too boring to return for Season 4, according to TMZ.

Joel McHale is now a Vodka pitchman
The “Community” star is appearing in a YouTube series for Purity Vodka.

See Adrien Brody as “Houdini”
Brody plays the legendary escape artist in the History channel miniseries.

“Gotham” boss promises the new show will be “both fun and dark”
“The great thing about Gotham is it encompasses so many different worlds,” says exec producer Bruno Heller. “The tone is both fun and dark. It's sexy but dangerous. It's a world of craziness and a world of beauty. And the show encapsulates all of that.”

“OITNB”s” beer can scene, explained
Natalie Figueroa recalls that Season 2 scene.

Robert Redford to play Dan Rather on the big screen
Redford will star in “Truth,” a film about the CBS News George W. Bush-“60 Minutes II” scandal.

“The Beverly Hillbillies” inspires a musical
Munster, Indiana will play host to the debut of “The Beverly Hillbillies, The Musical” on Thursday.

MTV”s “Finding Carter” has a solid debut
About 1.69 million checked out the premiere of the teen abduction drama.

BBC America orders “Tatau,” a mystery drama set in the South Pacific
The series will follow two Brits who end up in trouble in the Cook Islands.

American “Sherlock” viewers got a secret message
“Masterpiece” adds its own credits, so Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat decided to tamper with them.

Here”s your 1st look at “Harold & Kumar: The Animated Series”
Kal Penn and John Cho, along with other stars from the movie, including David Krumholtz, have begun work on the Adult Swim series.

Destination America orders “Buying the Rockies”
The cable channel also announced Wednesday it has renewed “Railroad Alaska.”

“Masters of Sex”: What is fact? What is fiction?
How much of the Showtime series is accurate?

Investigation Discovery”s “Heartbreakers” stars insist their show isn”t a “True Crime Sharknado”
Faded stars from the past like Tracie Gold, Nicole Eggert, Christopher Knight and Kevin Sorbo star in this three-part campy project about “dreamboats who turned into nightmares.”

How to create the perfect late-night talk show logo
The design firm that rebranded Jimmy Fallon”s “Tonight Show” logo looked back at 60 years of late-night logos.

“Project Runway” returns with a wacky promo
Watch Tim Gunn say, “Turn Down for What.”

“Dating Naked” star: This show is about “female empowerment”
Ashley Fonda, 27, told critics she thinks the VH1 reality show will give young girls and women a more positive concept of their body.

Discovery”s “Naked and Afraid” employs a 6-person team to pixelate the nudity
They go through each episode frame by frame, sometimes responding to requests by cast members for “larger blurs.”

Meet the inventor of sports TV”s “honey shot”
Former Andy Sidaris, formerly of ABC Sports, takes credit for “combining sports-watching and the objectification of women.”

The “Baywatch” movie can”t legally use the name “Baywatch”
So David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson will be filming cameos for a lifeguard movie called “The B-Team.”

“Married at First Sight” is as insane as it sounds
This “extreme social experiment” featured a former “Bachelor” contestant getting married at first sight. PLUS: “Married at First Sight” draws 270,000.

Bronson Pinchot: HBO didn”t warn us that “Perfect Strangers” gets raptured on “The Leftovers”
“No, nobody said ‘boo.' (No pun intended.)” Pinchot responded via e-mail.

WGN America”s “Manhattan” will use fictional characters to help tell the story of the Atom Bomb
“There”s a fine line between fact and fiction, particularly when dealing with scientific discovery,” says creator Sam Shaw.

“Major Crimes” casts Mary McDonnell”s son
Ryan Kennedy will play a techie on the verge of his first buyout.

AMC “Walking Dead” special will take you inside “Walker University”
The behind-the-scenes special airs Tuesday at 8.

“Real Housewives” star Carole Radziwill recalls her romance with Ralph Fiennes
“It was long ago and far away … over a summer I was living in London,” says the Bravo star, who also once dated George Clooney.

“Vanity Fair Confidential” is coming to Investigation Discovery
The magazine”s most interesting crime stories will be used in each episode, with commentary from the authors.

Poppy Montgomery is pregnant, she reveals on Letterman
The “Unforgettable” star is expecting her 3rd child.

Lifetime orders “The Clan of the Cave Bear” pilot
The pilot based on Jean M. Auel”s series of best-selling novels is set more than 25,000 years ago.

“The Bridge” has fixed itself for Season 2
“What had become a rote potboiler simmering on someone else”s stove,” says Andy Greenwald, “is now bubbling over with fresh eccentricities and exhilarating menace. Those who bailed out of frustration are advised to jump back in now. After a year spent dawdling between inspiration and expectation, 'The Bridge' has finally picked a side. It has fully crossed over now, and it”s all the better for it.” PLUS: Season 2 may be too ambitious for its own good, it bites off way more than it could chew in Season 2, it has a “Wire”-sized envy for epic sprawl, and it has much stronger command of its subject matter this season.

“Extant” shows potential, despite mashing up a lot of sci-fi premises
“It”s way too soon to say whether this jumble works,” says James Poniewozik of the Halle Berry series, “but it”s promising that Extant’s premiere seems confident enough to play it cool and mysterious rather than hammer us with holy-crap moments. Surprisingly for a TV vehicle for an Oscar winner, the pilot doesn”t give Berry a string of showy, actorly moments. Her performance is reserved, bordering on seeming a little shell-shocked, as Molly works on getting her Earth-legs back under her; the show”s direction is quiet and composed.” PLUS: The pilot is a thing of real beauty, “Extant” is like a low-budget, low-ambition “Gravity,” the previews are more thrilling than the pilot, it”s compelling, cerebral and unusually heavy for a summer show, Steven Spielberg says “Extant” was always the title, and Halle Berry was drawn to the more “E.T.-ish” nature of “Extant.”

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