Report: Charlie Sheen called Selma Blair the C-word in text message firing her
Deadline’s Nellie Andreeva reports that Blair’s role won’t be recast, but a new actress is being sought. She adds: “I also hear that Blair was not the only member of the show’s cast and crew that was frustrated by Sheen”s work habits as I hear they would often sit and wait for hours for him to show up for work. Though it was Blair voicing her concerns that got Sheen to flip out and get her sacked.”
Jimmy Kimmel releases “(I Wanna) Channing All Over Your Tatum” music video
Channing Tatum and Jamie Foxx, along with other celebs, star in a video based on their post-Oscars “Jimmy Kimmel Live” skit.
“The Simpsons” coming out with a new toy line featuring its celebrity guest-stars
The “Simpson”-ized versions of Hugh Hefner, Yao Ming, Tom Hanks, Kid Rock and James Brown will be among those getting the “Simpsons” toy treatment.
Betty White posts a handwritten letter addressed to the Internet
“Dear Internet,” she writes, please watch Wednesday’s live “Hot in Cleveland.”
In Norway, viewers love slow-moving reality shows
18 hours of swimming salmon? A 30-hour nonstop interview? Turns out viewers in the Scandinavian country will watch anything that consumes a lot of time.
“Mad Men” Season 6 has been a horror-filled year
With its horrific setting in 1968, Matthew Weiner has filled this season with images and reminders of horror. So much so that Season 6 has played out like a scary movie, says James Poniewozik. “Maybe someone will die in Sunday”s Mad Men, but I don”t think that”s the kind of horror movie we’re watching,” he says. “In the one that we”re watching, the horrible thing is that you survive. And you worry. And you wait.” PLUS: Was Dick Whitman raped?, Can AA help Don Draper?, Vincent Kartheiser doesn’t think Pete is gay, meet the writer behind ’80s Don Draper, and Jon Hamm appreciates the anti-Mets dig.
MTV trying to appeal to 14- to 17-year-olds
The cable network once again is shifting its programming strategy to appeal to a younger demographic.
Ed Hardy blames Jon Gosselin for his brand’s demise
When he was famous, the “Jon & Kate” star was always photographed wearing Ed Hardy clothes. “That Jon Gosselin thing was the nail in the coffin,” says Ed Hardy. “That”s what tanked it.”
Watch a preview of Disney Channel’s new “Mickey Mouse” cartoons
The new shortform series debuts June 28.
Why doesn’t TV have more househusbands?
Stay-at-home dads are truly underrepresented on TV shows.
Oxygen orders “Secret Celebrity,” starring celebs in disguise
The Wendy Williams-produced show will feature such celebs as Ice-T and Coco and Nick Lachey.
Why “Revenge” is interested in its own clothing line
The show’s costume designer, Jill Ohannesson, thinks there’s interest in people dressing like Victoria and Emily, and even Nolan.
Discovery’s “Blood & Oil” feels contrived
The family oil reality show, premiering tonight, has a lot of fake-sounding dialogue.
Check out “Game of Thrones” stars in previous roles
Here’s a chart showing each character next to a past role.
Does a “Law & Order” appearance lead to an Emmy?
Nearly half of the drama supporting actor and actress trophies since 1990 have gone to “L&O” alums.
Disney Channel orders “I Didn’t Do It”
The comedy pilot stars Olivia Holt and Austin North as fraternal twins.
Introducing the Periodic Table of Muppets
Each muppet/puppeteer gets an element.