Netflix star Kate Mara to present the Emmy nominees with “Breaking Bad’s” Aaron Paul
The “House of Cards” star’s involvement in the TV Academy’s early-morning ceremony seems to be an acknowledgement that it is taking the Netflix challenge seriously. PLUS: See this year’s Emmy poster.
“The X Files” to celebrate its 20th anniversary at Comic-Con, but David Duchovny isn’t confirmed
Gillian Anderson will appear, though, with creator Chris Carter and “Breaking Bad’s” Vince Gilligan, who was an “X Files” producer.
Read David Chase’s eulogy for James Gandolfini
“Dear Jimmy,” began the eulogy read by “The Sopranos” creator, who recalled one episode that never got made, with Tony Soprano stuck in the Meadowlands with no wallet, phone or car keys as Joan Osborne’s “One of Us” began playing. PLUS: Check out images from this morning’s funeral.
Ford cut down on its “American Idol” ad spending last season
The automaker has been a title sponsor since “Idol’s” launch in 2002, but it appears that Ford is losing interest in the Fox reality competition.
Bill Hader would sometimes work a few days a week at “SNL” last season so he could film a movie
Hader tells Charlie Rose that Lorne Michaels let him film a movie with Larry David in Boston in the middle of last season. Hader would work on the film on Monday and Tuesday, get to 30 Rock for the table read on Wednesday, then go back to Boston on Thursday, then back to “SNL” for rehearsals and the live show.
Simon Cowell launching “Afghanistan’s Got Talent”
Locals and even British troops will be allowed to audition.
TCM to air the 15-part “The Story of Film: An Odyssey”
The 15-week event will tell the story of cinema from a worldwide perspective.
Jimmy Kimmel messes with Justin Bieber fans
Kimmel sent his “Lie Witness News” reporter to interview Bieber fans outside a Bieber concert.