WWE Network is launching online in February
A 24-hour streaming service devoted to all things WWE premieres Feb. 24, at a cost of $10 a month.
Why “SNL’s hiring of 2 black female writers is more significant
It shows that Lorne Michaels cares about having a diversity of ideas. PLUS: Taiwanese animators tackle Sasheer Zamata’s hiring.
See pics of FX’s “Fargo”
The miniseries remake of the Coen brothers classic airs this spring.
Watch Shia LaBeouf sing about lying on “Even Stevens”
A preteen LaBeouf singing “I Always Find a Way” is more notable in the wake of his current plagiarism scandal.
Bob Saget has an “HIMYM” question for Josh Radnor
“How did you turn into me when Ted got older?”
Lifetime unveils its extended “Flowers in the Attic” trailer
Check out the movie based on the 1979 novel starring “Mad Men’s” Kiernan Shipka, Heather Graham and Ellen Burstyn.
Food Network orders “Buy This Restaurant,” cancels “Chef Wanted”
Anne Burrell’s reality show is done after three seasons.
Bob Costas under fire for comparing some Winter Olympics sports to “Jackass”
“I think the president of the IOC should be Johnny Knoxville, because basically, this stuff is just Jackass stuff that they invented and called Olympic sports,” Costas said this week.
“Sherlock” Seasons 4 and 5 have already been plotted
Says Steven Moffat: “Rather excitingly, (co-creator) Mark (Gatiss) and I, for no particular reason, we just got out of the rain and sat at the top of the (‘Sherlock’) production bus… and we just started plotting out what we could do in the future.” PLUS: Moffat won’t rule out a Matt Smith visit to “Sherlock.”
“Enlisted” creator is “proud” of his pilot, yet “embarrassed” by “too many mistakes”
“I’m proud of the pilot on a story level, but on a technical level I’m totally embarrassed by it,” says Kevin Biegel, adding: “We made too many mistakes and we didn’t do our diligence.”
Mariska Hargitay talks about facing her “SVU” attacker
“I think it was important for her to face him again because she can, and victims, I feel, need to sometimes be reminded of their own inner strength. That’s what I wanted to do,” the actress says of confronting Pablo Schreiber’s character. PLUS: Ranking “SVU’s” creepiest guest stars.
“Downton Abbey” producer: We haven’t decided an end date for the series
Exec producer Gareth Neame has dismissed talk that the show will end after Season 5. PLUS: Meet the “Downton” costume designer.
“Being Mary Jane” delivers big numbers for BET
About 3.3 million watched the first airing of the Gabrielle Union series.
Matt Lauer to host “Going for Gold,” which has nothing to do with the Olympics
The one-hour NBC special will actually celebrate this year’s Golden Globe nominees.
Why Damon Lindelof decided to return to TV, with “Leftovers”
The “Lost” co-creator admits he was “so terrified” to tackle another project — until he discovered the book that would become HBO’s “The Leftovers.”
Will Americans watch a “Utopia” reality show?
The Dutch format from “Big Brother’s” creator has 15 people create their own society, with their own rules.
Watch the new “Americans” teaser
This one focusing on “Rules.”
“Downton Abbey” vs. “The Walking Dead”
Both hit shows have a lot more in common than you might think.
Dick Clark’s “American Bandstand”: Anti-gay?
A new report in The National Enquirer claims Clark would “purge gays from the ranks,” especially with many of the male dancers being in the closet.
This week’s “Mindy Project” offers insight into how women see themselves
The Tinder episode revolved around body image and confidence. PLUS: Why don’t more sitcoms use dating websites?
“Real World” boss defends adding exes and letting housemates use smartphones
Jon Murray explains the changes for the San Francisco edition: “There’s a closed social-media site where family and loved ones, and most importantly exes, can see what”s going on when the cast posts pictures and things. We looked at the way we tell stories and the pacing of the show. We’re playing more scenes dry, without music. We’re pulling the lens back a little, you see some of the cameras on the floor.” PLUS: Ranking the best “Real World” stars.
“Teen Mom” Farrah Abraham regrets making a sex tape
“If I went back in time, I would not have done it. The sex tape ruined my life,” she says.
Buy some “Game of Thrones” mini-figures
HBO is selling special miniature figurines of the “Thrones” characters.
Jane Lynch’s divorce is settled
The “Glee” star’s wife is expected to get spousal support.
Dick Wolf’s “Chicago PD” is badly cast and badly written
“Designed for people who want the legal clock turned back, not just to before the Constitution, but before the Magna Carta, ‘Chicago P.D.’ is an insult to Chicago, police departments and viewers alike,” says Robert Bianco. “Against stiff competition, it claims the title of NBC’s worst series since last fall’s similarly atavistic and quickly canceled Ironside, which at least had Blair Underwood going for it.” PLUS: “Chicago PD” doesn’t feel very Chicago, and embrace “Chicago PD” as comfort food.
“Workaholics” star Anders Holm becomes a dad
Holm and his wife welcomed a baby boy on Dec. 19.