Nat Geo Wild’s ‘Fish Bowl’ will take on the Super Bowl

01.10.14 4 years ago

Nat Geo Wild’s “Fish Bowl” will take on the Super Bowl
Four hours of a goldfish in a bowl will be used to counterprogram the Super Bowl, as well as the Kitten Bowl and the Puppy Bowl.

CNN boss denies he’s trying to hire Jay Leno or Ann Curry
“I know there’s been a lot of talk about CNN looking for late-night programming, a late-night comedy show,” Zucker told critics today. “That’s really not a priority for us at this time. We have some other things I’d like to concentrate on first. “

Evander Holyfield evicted from “Celebrity Big Brother” after 1 week
Holyfield was the first housemate booted after a week in which he was accused of being homophobic while admitting today he punched a pregnant horse in the face. (“Celebrity Big Brother” runs three weeks.)

HBO: We’re not making a “True Blood” movie
Stephen Moyer had hinted that a film might be in the works.

“The Ellen DeGeneres Show” vows to get to the bottom of the “Walter Mitty” leak

Producers are still not sure if the movie leak came from the show or not. “We are doing everything we can to find out and to make sure it never happens again,” they say.

HBO planning a “Normal Heart” sequel
Ryan Murphy would be back if HBO does order a sequel to the Larry Kramer play.

“Breaking Bad’s” final episodes will hit Netflix next month
The final eight arrive on Feb. 24.

NBC orders comedies from Casey Wilson and Rashida Jones
Casey Wilson and June Diane Raphael are behind “Mason Twins,” while Rashida Jones is working on “A To Z.”

Tara Reid visiting “Melissa & Joey”
She’ll hit it off with Joey Lawrence during her guest spot.

“Helix” is great sci-fi TV — if you don’t overthink it
The Syfy series starring Billy Campbell about a team of CDC scientists is good television, as long as you don’t get bogged down in the details. PLUS: The first two hours go at a brisk, thrilling pace, and there’s too much stupidity.

Fox’s “Enlisted” is charming and sneakily funny

The military comedy isn’t a show about war, says James Poniewozik. “What Enlisted is above all, and what makes it lovable, is a hybrid of the work-as-family sitcom and the family-as-family sitcom,” he says. PLUS: It has a well thought-out premise and nicely sketched characters, and writers didn’t want to make fun of soldiers.

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