Syfy teams with “Sharknado” producers for zombie drama ‘Z Nation’

04.07.14 4 years ago

Syfy teams with “Sharknado” producers for zombie drama “Z Nation”
Syfy is promising this new zombie drama will “take viewers where no zombie has gone before.”

Neil Patrick Harris on replacing Letterman: “It would be an asinine amount of work”
The former “How I Met Your Mother” star said this morning he hasn”t been approached about “The Late Show” job.

Stephen Colbert could be No. 1 as Letterman”s replacement, says his former warm-up man
Pete Dominick, who warmed up “The Colbert Report”s” audiences for six years, weighs in: “Can Colbert drop the character and still succeed? Of course. Hosting the 'Report' has always been far more difficult than a late night network-style talk show. But can he just be himself and be a success? Inside his slick suits, Colbert possesses every weapon and trick a comedian can utilize. As long as it”s the same guy in the same suits, Colbert will more than hold his own on CBS.” PLUS: Taiwanese animators tackle the Colbert-to-“Late Show” rumors.

Nat Geo to televise an attempt to break the free-diving record
A swimmer will attempt to dive down to 350 feet.

Xbox hands shows to Sarah Silverman, Seth Green and Michael Cera
While Cera and Silverman make a sketch comedy show, Green will do another stop-motion animated show similar to his Adult Chicken.

Pete Townshend wrote a song he”ll perform for “The Americans”
The Who star worked with the show”s composer on his first song for television. “It Must Be Done” will premiere on the April 30 episode.

Why “Game of Thrones”” Daenerys Targaryen is like President George W. Bush
“Her approach to foreign policy and making war, as laid out in this episode, is Bushian to a tee,” argues Zack Beauchamp. PLUS: Why Sansa Stark is the strongest “GoT” character, why there should be nudity in every episode, Angry Birds does “GoT,” meet the new “GoT” stars, including Pedro Pascal as Oberyn, and listen to a Dave Koz jazz version of the “GoT” theme.

Barbara Walters tells “View”-ers: “You”re not free of me yet”
This morning on “The View,” Walters addressed her retirement date announcement and emphasized that she”ll still be involved with the show, at least behind the scenes.

“Shameless” and “House of Lies” each end the season on a finale high
About 2.83 million and 1.4 million watched both Showtime shows, respectively, through all airings.

“Covert Affairs” recruits “Felicity” alum Amy Jo Johnson
She”ll play a National Counter Terrorism Center investigator.

“Veep” has become a master class in cursing
Unlike other shows, says Kevin Fallon, “on ‘Veep,' cursing is actually a tool for comedy, and one that”s harder to use properly than you might think.”

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