“White Collar” is in limbo
Filming on Season 6 is supposed to begin in March, but USA’s talks with the studio have stalled, leaving “White Collar” with an uncertain future.
White House’s state dinner honoring France features Mindy Kaling, Stephen Colbert, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Tonight’s state dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande is also featuring J.J. Abrams and CNN boss Jeff Zucker. PLUS: See Kaling’s outfit, Louis-Dreyfus sat next to the real “Veep” Joe Biden, and Colbert sat at the head table next to Michelle Obama.
Matt Lauer says of Bob Costas: “He looked a little like the loser in a prize fight”
“I’m Matt Lauer, in for Bob Costas tonight,” said Laure at the top of Tuesday’s Sochi coverage. “If you’ve been following along the last several days you know Bob”s been battling – and that’s an understatement – an eye infection that’s traveled a little bit.” PLUS: NBC Sports’ Michele Tafoya tweets: “Sources close to Bob Costas tell me his eye problems are due to a virus, not an infection.”
Without NBC, the IOC couldn’t afford to run the Olympics
The Peacock’s $775 million payment to the International Olympic Committee represents 62% of the IOC’s broadcast revenue for this year’s games. In fact, as The Washington Post notes, NBC is responsible for funding a fifth of all Olympic games. PLUS: Why is snowboarding coverage so terrible?… and sexist?, and why can’t NBC’s Olympics website avoid spoilers?
Original ’90s Flash will guest on CW’s “The Flash”
John Wesley Shipp will have a “mysterious role” on the CW series.
“Melissa & Joey” sets up another “Sabrina” reunion
Melissa Joan Hart will be reunited with Beth Broderick, her “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch” aunt.
“HIMYM’s” The Mother has yet to learn her name
Says Cristin Milioti: “I don’t know if it”s because they think I”m a terrible liar, but no, I have not been told that. It’s very much on lockdown.”
Kurt Sutter: A “Sons of Anarchy” video game is “definitely” happening
“and it’s pretty f*cking awesome,” Sutter wrote on Twitter.
BBC America asks: What if Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham were the same person?
That’s the premise of “Nottingham,” from the creator of “Dracula.”
Dave Chappelle said “I’m Rick James, bitch” 10 years ago today
It was Feb. 11, 2004 that “Chappelle Show” aired the famous “Charlie Murphy’s True Hollywood Stories” episode.
“Brooklyn Nine-Nine”: TV’s most quietly pro-gay show
Unlike other shows, the Andy Samberg comedy manages to address gay rights issues thoughtfully with little fanfare.
Ken Burns: I wouldn’t want a narrator for a documentary on Ken Burns
Burns answered questions on Reddit, saying of a potential Burns documentary: “I’d want it to be a silent film. Wouldn’t that be good.”
“Bones” releases a Happy Valentine’s Day video
Watch a cute compilation of Booth and Brennan.
Will “Supernatural’s” spinoff get a much-needed female lead?
The “Supernatural” females haven’t come off well, with them falling into the category of lover, mother, daughter or bitch.
“Grey’s Anatomy” gets a new surgeon
“Big Love” alum Patrick Fabian will recur as a pediatric surgeon.
Look back at Fred Armisen’s pre-“SNL” music career
Armisen was part of the hardcore punk group Trenchmouth and later played drums for Blue Man Group. PLUS: Meet some of Armisen’s band members, and Jimmy Fallon wants to be part of Armisen’s band.
Will Simon Cowell ever return to American TV?
Cowell has been an American TV staple since 2002, except for the 16 months off that he took to launch “The X Factor.”
Garry Trudeau is putting his comic strip “Doonesbury” on hold for “Alpha House”
The Amazon series is keeping Trudeau busy all summer.
Betty White goes crazy on “WWE Monday Night Raw”
The 92-year-old White last night showed no signs of slowing down.
Timothy Olyphant can’t think of anything he wants to see Raylan accomplish on “Justified”
“I reserve the right to change my mind here,” he says, “but I don’t think there’s anything I really want to see him accomplish. I just hope that we take our time and are thoughtful about the way he goes about accomplishing things.” PLUS: Joelle Carter talks Ava and Raylan, and Olyphant originally wanted “Justified” to be called “Killtucky.”
Check out Freddie Prinze Jr.’s “Star Wars Rebels” Cowboy Jedi character
Prinze says he always wanted to play a Jedi.
Tim Gunn: Larry King thought “Project Runway” was about an airport
Gunn offers advice and recollections in his Reddit Ask Me Anything.
“SNL’s” Vanessa Bayer recalls her “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” internship
Bayer also recalls how she was too ugly for a peanut commercial. PLUS: Conan’s YouTube channel surpasses 500 million views.
Ex-“Baywatch” babe Donna D’Errico files for bankruptcy
The ex-wife of Nikki Sixx claims she only has $20 to her name.
Lifetime orders dystopian-future drama “The Lottery”
In the 10-episode series, women stop having children, “threatening extinction of the human race. When 100 embryos are successfully fertilized, a national lottery is held to decide the surrogates.”
PBS tonight tells the true story of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
It’s part o the latest installment of “American Experience.”
See more “House of Cards” teasers
Netflix has three more trailers in advance of Season 2’s release this weekend.