Lifetime finds a new actress to play Aaliyah

07.18.14 3 years ago

Lifetime finds a new actress to play Aaliyah
House of Anubis” alum Alexandra Shipp replaces Zendaya Coleman, as Wendy Williams comes on board as a producer.

CW renews “Whose Line Is It Anyway?”
A new 24-episode season will kick off next year.

Stephen Colbert gets serious in acknowledging the “horrible tragedy” in Ukraine
While Jon Stewart ignored yesterday”s big news, Colbert took a minute to address what happened at the top of his show.

Chuck Lorre addresses “Two and a Half Men”s” gay wedding, jokes that it was better than a zombie apocalypse
While Jon Cryer says he”s on board with the final season storyline, Lorre explains how it came about: “I mean, you know, we had the freedom, knowing it was our last season to do anything we wanted, and obviously, the show's never had any dignity, so we didn't have to worry about losing any, so we had incredible freedom to do whatever we wanted, knowing that this was it and we were actually going to get to write the end.”

“Big Bang Theory” stars want $1 million an episode
They original five stars made $350,000 an episode, with a piece of the backend.

Univision was No. 1 in the ratings last night in the demo
Among adults ages 18-49, Univision beat Fox, ABC, NBC and CBS.

“The Good Wife” nabs Steven Pasquale, “Ghostbusters” star Ernie Hudson to visit “The Lottery”
Pasquale will guest on two episodes as Alicia”s possible campaign manager.

UK judge rules “Glee” breached the trademark held by a British comedy club called The Glee Club
As a result, “Glee” may have to change its name in Britain.

Erin Andrews exits 1 of her jobs
Andrews will no longer host Fox Sports 1″s Saturday morning college football show next season – in fact, she”s done with college football altogether after more than a decade. That”s because she”ll be spending a lot of time juggling the NFL on Fox and “Dancing with the Stars.”

Christina Hendricks: “We partied for about a week straight” after “Mad Men” wrapped
Hendricks reveals that the cast celebrated by singing “Frozen” songs.

ESPN could get its 1st true competitor if Rupert Murdoch buys Time Warner
All of Time Warner”s sports rights would be a complement to Fox”s current sports rights, which includes NFL and MLB.

Nick”s Kids” Choice Sports Awards covers David Beckham in gold slime
His sons Cruz and Romeo were also slimed in gold.

Tina Fey remembers Elaine Stritch
Elaine was a 'tough old bird,' but I suspect she may have been a 'tough old bird' since birth,” the “30 Rock” star says of her former guest co-star. “I loved her voice, her timing, her stories and her natural elegance.

“The Wire” alum joins “Castle”
Ryan Sands will help Beckett investigate the most difficult case of his career.

Matt LeBlanc checked in on Wednesday's female “Friends” reunion, via FaceTime
“I just happened to FaceTime Courteney and she's like, 'Look who I am with!' I was like, 'Oh, wow, that's good,”” LeBlanc says of the reunion dinner that Courteney Cox had with Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow to celebrate her engagement.

Watch “Weird Al” Yankovic show off the “Conan” studio while singing “Tacky”
Weird Al spent his whole performance walking around the studio where Conan tapes.

“The Wire”s” Dukie releases an EP
Listen to Jermaine Crawford, now 21, perform on his two-track EP.

Natalie Zea weds a “Scrubs” alum
“The Following” star married Travis Schuldt in Hawaii on Wednesday.

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