‘True Detective’ delivers HBO’s best premiere since 2010, ‘Girls’ hits a series high

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“True Detective” delivers HBO’s best premiere since 2010, “Girls” hits a series high
The Woody Harrelson-Matthew McConaughey drama attracted 2.3 million viewers, the best since “Boardwalk Empire.”


Seth MacFarlane on the reaction to Brian’s “Family Guy” death: “It surprised all of us”

So why do it? “It did what it was designed to do – it reminded people this is still a show where anything that can happen despite the fact it”s been on for awhile,” said MacFarlane, who added that he’s not going to kill Brian again.

Larry David was also part of today’s Jerry Seinfeld-Jason Alexander get-together
Cameras captured David exiting Tom’s Restaurant this afternoon.


German TV planning an Anne Frank miniseries

The two-part series will air next year, timed to the 70th anniversary of Anne Frank’s death.


Watch a preview of Jay Leno in a 1949 car with Jerry Seinfeld

From this week’s episode of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”

Neil DeGrasse Tyson and Seth MacFarlane discuss making “Cosmos” for Fox
The remake of the Carl Sagan series was better for Fox because with cable channels like Nat Geo and Discovery, you’re “in a way, you’re sort of preaching to the converted,” says MacFarlane.


“The Following” creator promises a less-violent Season 2

“I don’t see the show as nearly (violent), now that we’re shooting episode 11,” says Kevin Williamson. “It’s just from the storytelling of this year and the story we’re choosing to tell kind of has different shapes and changes, and where it’s at. I find it less violent than last year.” PLUS: “Following” stars are having trouble sleeping.

“Chozen” creator: “I’m in now way trolling for outrage”
“I’m definitely not looking to be controversial,” Grant Dekernion says of his FX animated series that includes a gay white rapper and prison rape. PLUS: How Bobby Moynihan became “Chozen,” and “Chozen” would be better off without the prison rape jokes.


MSNBC’s Tamron Hall is set to join “Today”

Hall is expected to be added as a co-host for the 3rd hour.

Give credit to “Archer” for rebooting itself
The spy drama will tackle the drug trade with “Archer Vice.” PLUS: The style of “Archer.”

Was “Downton Abbey’s” shocking scene really that shocking?
What happened shouldn’t be all that surprising within the context of the series.


“Helix’s” debut not impressive

About 1.8 million watched the Syfy thriller’s premiere on Friday.

NBC orders DC Comics adaptation “Constantine,” plus “Mysteries of Laura”
“Constantine,” from David S. Goyer, is an adaptation of the “Hellblazer” graphic novels.


Disney Channel renews “Liv and Maddie”

The twins comedy will be back for a 2nd season.

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