NBC is poised to finish the season No. 1 in the demo thanks to Fallon, Olympics, ‘The Blacklist’

04.22.14 3 years ago

NBC is poised to finish the season No. 1 in the demo thanks to Fallon, Olympics, “The Blacklist”
“It's an incredible turnaround story,” says Comcast CEO Brian Roberts of NBC”s turnaround this season. The result has been a 28.8% jump in revenue for NBC Universal this past quarter.

“The Good Wife” books Nestor Carbonell
The “Lost” alum will play a charming entrepreneur who encounters Alicia.

Former NBC, Fox, WB boss Garth Ancier denies sexually assaulting a minor
Ancier”s attorney tells TMZ, “All of the allegations made by (Michael Egan) against Garth Ancier are demonstrably untrue, and we are confident the courts will agree when the evidence is presented.”

Women are objecting to Bear Grylls” new show, “The Island of Lost Blokes”
One female survivalist says of the all-male show, which is being made for UK”s Channel 4: “It's fantastical and ridiculous. Women are every bit as cut out for this stuff as men.”

Max Greenfield nearly quit acting before “New Girl”
“Right before ‘New Girl” happened, there were definitely moments of, I probably shouldn't do this anymore,” says Greenfield, who had been acting for 12 years before his big break, including a role on MTV”s “Undressed” and “Veronica Mars.”

Billy Eichner recalls his “SNL” cameo at age 12
To his dismay, Eichner played one of John Goodman”s overweight children.

Martin Sheen revives “The West Wing”s” President Bartlet for a PSA
Watch Sheen as Bartlet speak out for sentencing reform.

Watch the trailer for WEtv”s “The Divide,” co-created by “Scandal”s” Tony Goldwyn
Goldwyn has teamed with Richard LaGravenese on a drama exploring the justice system.

“Archer” creator talks about ending the “Vice” experiment and FX asking to make scenes racier
“We have had FX ask us to make scenes racier than the first draft of the script… which is the first time I”ve ever had a network do that,” says Adam Reed. PLUS: This was “Archer”s” most meaningful season, and last night”s ending gives hope for the next two seasons.

An Airbnb reality show?
A dating site is trying to use the rental service to create a reality how about hooking up with renters.

Hulu posts the series finale of “The IT Crowd”
The final episode aired last year, but hasn”t been shown in the U.S. until today.

“Modern Family”s” Ty Burrell opens a bar in Salt Lake City
Burrell”s Beer Bar serves 150 different beers.

Check out the trailer for Syfy”s post-apocalyptic angel drama “Dominion”
The series, premiering June 19, is based on the movie “Legion.”

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