‘NCIS’ and ‘Modern Family’ are the world’s most-watched drama and comedy

06.11.14 3 years ago

“NCIS” and “Modern Family” are the world”s most-watched drama and comedy
“The Bold and the Beautiful,” meanwhile, was named the world”s most-watched soap opera at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival.

“Fargo”s” Allison Tolman: “For f**k's sake, internet- I'm not fat…”
“I've just been wearing this GIANT EFFING COAT FOR 8 WEEKS ON YOUR TELEVISION,” Tolman tweeted in response to tweeters criticizing her weight. She also tweeted: “A- Christ on a cracker, stop defining women by size,” she continued. “B- I'm AVERAGE- women on TV are TINY. #realtalk” PLUS: Tolman recalls working out with her “Fargo” co-stars.

Watch David Letterman & Jerry Seinfeld crack each other up during their hourlong chat
The two old friends delved into “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” – while showing raw footage from the web series. PLUS: Seinfeld doesn”t buy the burden of celebrity.

Young rich people watch “The Bachelor,” highly educated young people watch “The Mindy Project”
Here”s a look at what young/rich people and what young highly educated people watch, including many reality shows in the former category.

“Dukes of Hazzard”s” Cooter takes credit for helping oust House Majority Leader Eric Cantor
Ben Jones, a Democrat, actually ran against Cantor in 2002, but lost after what he describes as a “truly dishonorable campaign.” So this year, Jones wrote an open letter urging Democrats, Libertarians and Independents to vote for Cantor”s opponent in the Republican primary. PLUS: CNN defends choosing O.J. Simpson over Eric Cantor at 9 pm.

See Marilyn Manson as a “Sons of Anarchy” white supremacist
Photos from the set show the rocker sporting a swastika tattoo.

Kato Kaelin is miffed that the Kardashians don”t speak to him anymore, says Jay Leno was “mean-spirited”
O.J. Simpson”s former houseguest recalls playing with the three Kardashian sisters when they were much younger. “I knew Kim when she was this big. And that was just her ass!” he says.

“Game of Thrones” submitted the season finale for the Best Writing Emmy
In fact, it”s the only episode submitted. Sunday”s “The Children” episode is also up for Outstanding Prosthetic makeup. PLUS: “GoT” theme gets a New Orleans makeover.

Chelsea Handler: I”m leaving “Chelsea Lately” so I don”t have to talk about Justin Bieber and Kim Kardashian
'To be quite honest I don't really care about Justin Bieber and I don't want to talk about him anymore,” she tells the Daily Mail. “In order to make that happen I had to just stop doing my show. Straight away.”

“Orange is the New Black”s” Uzo Aduba recalls being a college track star, a figure skater and musical theater performer
Growing up, Aduba wanted to be a lawyer. “But in high school, I realized that the arts was my first love,” she says. PLUS: Aduba talks about Crazy Eyes” Season 2 transformation, and former corrections officer Sharon Jones of the Dap-Kings weighs in on “OITNB”s” authenticity.

“Graceland” gets serialized for Season 2
Why the USA series is dropping the case of the week this season.

The Duggars have quietly become one of reality TV”s most powerful families
The reality TV family isn”t just a hit on TLC, but also in the Republican party. PLUS: Jessa Duggar poses with a semi-automatic rifle.

Meet Lena Dunham”s “Girls” stunt double
Dakota Brown is the one who falls off a bicycle or gets involved in a car crash for Hannah. PLUS: Check out French TV”s Hannah Horvath T-shirt.

A 370-inch TV set is for sale for $1.7 million
A British company is selling what it calls the biggest TV in the world.

How “The Daily Show,” “The Soup,” “The Colbert Report” finds all those juicy news clips
They use a service called SnapStream, which allows users to easily search recorded programming through closed captioning.

Stanford researchers have a mathematical explanation for the “Silicon Valley” Epic D*ck Joke
“This is amazing, and somehow educational.”

ABC”s “The Whispers” recasts a major character
Brianna Brown, who played the wife on the midseason drama, is out.

Report: J.Lo and Maksim are dating
The “American Idol” judge and the “Dancing with the Stars” stud – who film on the same lot – are an item, according to the NY Daily News.

Which characters from other shows would Mindy Kaling bring on her show?
Kaling tweeted: “I was just asked which characters on other shows I would crossover to mine and I said Jonah from Veep or Darryl from Walking Dead.”

“Veep” isn”t the only show to outgrow its title
“Beverly Hills, 90210” and “Two and a Half Men” are among the other shows that stuck with their name, even though they didn”t match their new premises.

Syfy”s “Isa” is unlike any film the “Sharknado” has ever shown
Airing tonight, “Isa” follows a Mexican-American teen whose brain has been “switched on.”

“Pretty Little Liars” returns slightly down, but tops basic cable
About 2.7 million watched the Season 5 premiere. PLUS: Lucy Hale gets “Raw and Real” on her debut album, and the “PLL” premiere generated more tweets than “The Walking Dead.”

“The 100” boss: Our goal was to move from love triangles to darkness
Says exec producer Jason Rothenberg “You know that metaphor of the frog in the pot — if you put it in a pot of boiling water, it jumps right out, but if you put it in a pot of lukewarm water and turn the heat up slowly it'll stay in that pot until it cooks. That's sort of my metaphor for the season — we slowly turned up the heat on the darkness and moved away from love triangles as much as possible, and I think that continues into Season 2 for sure.”

“Survivor”s” Malcolm Freberg lands an online travel show
“Wayfaring” will follow him each day as he travels the United States for 20 days.

“Scandal”s” Jeff Perry likens social media to theater
“It reminds me of a subscription audience in the theater, with talkbacks and getting to know the people who came to your shows month after month,” he explains. “It”s like a version of that in television now. It”s very sweet.”

Take a tour of Olivia Munn”s house
Vogue recently filmed “The Newsroom” star at her home.

Check out Anderson Cooper and Kelly Ripa”s dummies
A special dummy was also made for Mark Consuelos.

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