Parents TV Council applauds MTV for censoring Miley Cyrus smoking a joint
Last night MTV made a responsible decision and they executed it perfectly,” says the conservative watchdog. “It is unclear whether MTV’s actions suggest stricter content guidelines for its TV-14 programming, or whether this is just an example of the old saying that ‘even a broken clock is right twice each day.’ We certainly hope it is the former.”
Report: Arsenio Hall’s ratings are sinking
After a strong start, Arsenio Hall’s new talk show is in a “downward spiral,” according to Fox News.
Lena Dunham interviews her pal Mindy Kaling
A teen girls’ website got the “Girls” honcho to sit down with her “Mindy Kaling” project friend. Among the questions asked are “Do you feel guilty?” and “What do you think is the power of TV, and why do you love it?”
“Mom” will have a “very special episode”
Allison Janney says her character will relapse in next week’s episode: “We go pretty deep and raw and have some moments you don’t usually see in a half-hour sitcom,” she says, which she adds is unusual for a Chuck Lorre sitcom.
Howard Stern grills “Sons of Anarchy’s” Kurt Sutter (and Katey Sagal)
Sutter talked to the shock jock about his distaste for the Emmys, how a “really f*cked up ‘West Wing’ spec (script) where I was having kids being killed” got him a job on “The Shield” and Charlie Hunnam’s “50 Shades of Grey” hubbub during the hour-long chat. His wife, Katey Sagal, also makes a cameo, describing how they ended up a couple.
“Homeland” writers may have been right about not getting rid of Brody
Without Damian Lewis’ character, the Showtime drama hasn’t been the same this season. PLUS: Saul is giving the show back its pulse, some things didn’t make sense last night, and Damian Lewis grows a Movember mustache.
MTV teams with Major League Baseball for a baseball-themed show
Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz and Pittsburgh Pirates’ Andrew McCutcheon will produce the MTV2 series will showcase MLB players off the field.
“The Walking Dead’s” ratings are big — really big
The AMC drama’s 18-49 demo audience — the ratings that really matter — are bigger than “Sunday Night Football” and “The Big Bang Theory.” It doubles “Scandal’s” demo ratings. PLUS: What happened to The Governor?
ABC’s Sunday dramas see ratings decline
“Betrayal” was down a whopping 20%, while “Revenge” tied a series low.
Rachel Griffiths will play Australia’s 1st female prime minister in an Aussie TV movie
She’ll play Julia Gillard, who left office in June after leading Australia for three years.
Another judge show is on the way
Byron Allen is delivering his 5th judge show: “Justice With Judge Mablean.”
Watch PBS’ Jimi Hendrix documentary online
The “American Masters” film is available on the web for a limited time.
“The Office’s” Dwight and Angela went on a date this weekend
To a “fancy restaurant.”