‘True Blood’s’ final season kicks off June 22, ‘Lost’ co-creator’s ‘The Leftovers’ debuts after ‘Game of Thrones’ finale

04.03.14 4 years ago

“True Blood”s” final season kicks off June 22, “Lost” co-creator”s “The Leftovers” debuts after “Game of Thrones” finale
Damon Lindelof”s “The Leftovers” will premiere on June 15. PLUS: Watch the first “True Blood” teaser for the final season.

“Chicago Fire”s” Jesse Spencer rescued by real firefighters
Spencer was touring Illinois” State Capitol with his parents when they got stuck in an elevator.

“The Goldbergs” will also celebrate Star Wars Day with help from Lucasfilm
The May 6 episode will revolve around the “Return of the Jedi” opening in 1983.

“Better Call Saul's” new characters, revealed?
The “Breaking Bad” spinoff is reportedly adding several new lawyers, plus a career criminal and skateboarding twins. PLUS: Walter White suffered from depression, says Bryan Cranston.

Restaurant at center of Paula Deen racial controversy shuts down
Workers at Uncle Bubba's Seafood & Oyster House didn”t find out about the closure until this morning.

George W. Bush”s daughter lands a “Today” exclusive interview with George W. Bush
Jenna Bush Hager will interview her dad, the former president, about his new art exhibit, “The Art of Leadership: A President's Personal Diplomacy,” which will include portraits of 24 world leaders.

What the “HIMYM” stars are doing next
Alyson Hannigan has her CBS sitcom pilot, Neil Patrick Harris has Broadway, and Josh Radnor, Jason Segel and Cobie Smulders are concentrating on movies.

NBC forbids Kathie Lee from plugging her wine on “Today”
“They let me announce it and then they've asked us to please not discuss it right now,” she says.

Is Jimmy Fallon too addicted to clickbait videos?
Why viral video stunts like Samuel L. Jackson reading “Boy Meets World” slam poetry is getting annoying.

Letterman tops Jimmy Kimmel in total viewers; Jimmy Fallon still No. 1
Kimmel still beat Letterman last week in the key 18-49 demo.

DirecTV signs a multi-year deal with Weather Channel competitor WeatherNation
Since The Weather Channel was dropped by DirecTV, its ratings have actually gone up.

Some “Mad Men” stars were in mourning at last night”s season premiere
“It”s all pretty terrible and sad,” said Jay Ferguson. Adds Rich Sommer: “It”s sort of like being told you”re going to be dead in a few months.”

“Jeopardy!” contestant accuses Alex Trebek of wearing a suit made from sweatshops
Watch an awkward moment in which a contestant claims that an 8-year-old make Trebek”s “fancy suits.”

John Oliver”s “Last Week Tonight” will try to avoid being the “last visitor to the party”
News items hashed over on all the numerous other late-night shows will “steer us in a different direction,” says Oliver.

Kelly Osbourne lends her voice to DisneyXD
She”ll star in the “Snow White” spinoff “The 7D.”

Lady Gaga will take over MTV and Logo on Friday
Gaga will break into programming throughout the day to show clips from her world tour.

HBO added to British Airways flights
Passengers will be able to uncomfortably watch “Game of Thrones” nude scenes next to one another.

“Justified” vet David Meunier joins TNT”s “Legends”
He”ll play a high school chemistry teacher who is suddenly abducted.

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