‘The Big Bang Theory’ cast is poised to get a rich 3-year deal

12.18.13 4 years ago

“The Big Bang Theory” cast is poised to get a rich 3-year deal

The possible deal would lock up the cast through Season 10.

Martin Scorsese: “I only watched ‘The Sopranos’ once or twice. I just couldn”t connect with it”

Scorsese — a producer on “Boardwalk Empire,” which is from a former “Sopranos” exec producer — may not be a “Sopranos” fan, but he did connect with “Curb Your Enthusiasm”: “Basically,” he says, “I started watching ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm,’ that is the key one, that is when I realized you could do something on television.”

NFL: We’ll move the Super Bowl to Saturday or Monday if New York is hit by extreme weather
A devastating snowstorm could mean Super Bowl Sunday will be moved to Saturday or Monday or Tuesday.

Sundance Channel is developing an NRA drama — “Cold Dead Hands”
The drama series would focus on a family whose patriarch heads the National Rifle Association.

62% of ABC viewers are female
As the NY Times reports, ABC has had to depend on female viewership since it’s the only major network without NFL games: “More strikingly,” reports Bill Carter, “the top five most popular shows among women are on ABC, as well as seven of the 10 most popular. All of those shows have an audience that is more than 70 percent female. (No. 1 is “Grey”s Anatomy” with an audience just under 76 percent female.)”

Julia Roberts: I’d be up for a “Glee” cameo

Roberts has been directed twice by Ryan Murphy, so she’d be willing to work with him again on his Fox TV show. “If he came up with a some funny soap opera back from the dead moment for the last vestiges of the entire series, wouldn’t that be fun!” she says. PLUS: Marlee Matlin to play a Nationals judge.

Bravo schedules a “Mindy Project” marathon for New Year’s Eve day
All 11 Season 2 episodes will be shown, starting at 8:30 AM.

Michael Rapaport joins Ed Burns’ TNT cop drama pilot “Public Morals”

He’ll play Burns’ NYPD partner in the pilot set in 1967 New York City.

Ellen and her guest co-host Julia Roberts scare Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Watch Julia play a trick on Julia.

NBC will air a 2-hour Jimmy Fallon “Best of Late Night” primetime special
The special looking back at five years of Fallon on “Late Night” airs Sunday, Jan. 5.

Could Jay Leno overshadow Jimmy Fallon’s launch?

This Leno to CNN talk could prove to be a distraction from Fallon’s “Tonight Show” takeover.

Here are the Top 100 most-watched shows of the fall

“NCIS” is No. 1, “The Blacklist” is No. 5 and “The Voice” is No. 10.

Hallmark Channel announces its Kitten Bowl lineup

From Brett Furve to Jay Catler.

Discovery Channel to celebrate New Year’s Day with “Lone Target”

An ex-Navy SEAL will battle several elite military and law enforcement tracking teams on the reality adventure contest.

Kathy Griffin is a Guinness record-breaker with her latest Bravo special
Griffin now owns the Guinness World Record for most standup specials by a comedian, at 20.

Ryan Seacrest’s “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” will feature Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Blondie and Icona Pop will also join Miley Cyrus for this year’s telecast.

CMT’s new reality shows include “Tobacco Wars,” “My Big Redneck Family” and “Death Valley”
CMT also hopes to lure more males with “Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Ranch.”

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is bringing back Fred Armisen for Super Bowl episode
He’ll reprise his “Melipnos” role from the premiere.

Paul Rudd makes out with Barbara Walters on “GMA”
They couldn’t keep their hands off each other.

TruTV orders “Undercover Magic”
Comedian/magician Michael Carbonaro will perform tricks on unsuspecting people, all captured on hidden camera.

Watch the extended trailer for the “Doctor Who” Christmas special
The special premieres one week from today.

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