TV pioneer, comedy legend Sid Caeser dies at 91
With “Your Show of Shows” launching in 1950, Caesar became one of the “greatest improvisors and one of the most rigorous sketch-comedy artists in television history,” says Ken Tucker, who adds that he as “a modest dynamo, a man who disappeared into his comedy as though it was his escape from reality.”
Seth Meyers’ 1st week “Late Night” lineup: Joe Biden, Kanye West, Lena Dunham
Meyers will also be joined by Kelly Ripa, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Sophia Bush and Brad Paisley.
“Vampire Diaries” and other Atlanta-based TV shows shut production over potentially catastrophic storm
The storm, described as “an event of historical proportions,” forced Atlanta shows like “The Originals” to shut down, as well as “Drop Dead Diva” and “Devious Maids.”
Paula Deen scores $75M cash infusion
A private investment firm is helping to fund the former Food Network star’s comeback by helping start a new company called Paula Deen Ventures.
“HIMYM’s” Cristin Milioti joining Rashida Jones’ NBC comedy pilot
Milioti will play one-half of a couple in “A to Z”
HBO picks up “Utopia” from David Fincher
Fincher is re-teaming with “Gone Girl” writer Gillian Flynn on an adaptation of the hit British series about die-hard fans of an underground graphic novel.
Drake Bell files for bankruptcy
The former Nickelodeon “Drake & Josh” star is reportedly more than $1.5 million in debt.