ABC orders more scripts for ‘Trophy Wife’ and ‘The Goldbergs’

10.17.13 6 years ago

ABC orders more scripts for “Trophy Wife” and “The Goldbergs”
Each Tuesday comedy has received a three-script order, which could pave the way for more episodes.

Conan O’Brien and Jack White are considering buying a minor league baseball team
Both have reportedly met with Dodgers management about buying a minor league team. PLUS: Preview Conan’s interview with Mel Brooks for “Serious Jibber-Jabber.”

“Real Housewives of New Jersey” announces 3 new cast members
Twins Nicole and Teresa Napolitano and their friend Amber Marchese are joining Season 6.

Jimmy Fallon: We’re doing “Late Night” now as if it was “The Tonight Show”
“We’re doing our show as if we were doing ‘The Tonight Show,'” Fallon said Wednesday during an interview in Orlando. “It’s news to everyone else. We have been doing ‘The Tonight Show.'”

“The Neighbors” celebrating “Challoweenukah”

The ABC comedy is combining Halloween and Chanukah.

Game shows hosted by “Original Kings of Comedy” comedians are doing very well

Cedric the Entertainer is up 20% in the key demo with “Who Wants to be a Millionaire,” while Steve Harvey is up 15% with “Family Feud.”

Kerry Washington will be just the 9th black woman to host “SNL”

Seven of the nine black women who have hosted “Saturday Night Live” hosted in the past decade. PLUS: Could Kenan Thompson be right?, and here are more funny black women, and even more.

Discovery Channel’s L.A. office features a painting of Honey Boo Boo
There are also cardboard cutouts of Mama June and her famous daughter.

Chris Pratt is back on the “Parks and Rec” set
Pratt was busy the past few months filming “Guardians of the Galaxy” in London. PLUS: See “Parks and Rec’s” 100-episode cake.

Why “Lost’s” Damon Lindelof and Twitter were a bad combination

With an intense fanbase of “Lost” fans, it was hard for somebody like Lindelof to move on on a medium like Twitter.

NBC interested in an animated comedy voiced by Ed Helms
Helms is teaming with an “Office” producer on “Mystery Island.”

Should little kids wear “Breaking Bad”-themed Halloween costumes?
One mom is appalled by two kids in Walter White and Jesse Pinkman costumes, complete with “blue meth” lollipops.

“SVU” sends Munch out in style
Richard Belzer’s character got a special sendoff.

Shawn Ryan and Justin Lin team up for a 1957-set Hawaii drama pilot for Fox
The project would focus on the shadiness in Hawaii as it prepares to become the 50th state.

The Clash were already big Ian Rubbish fans

How did Fred Armisen land an interview with The Clash? Not only were they fans of his Ian Rubbish character, but Mick Jones actually watches “Portlandia.”

Marc Summers: Nickelodeon is “going in the dumper”
Listen to the former “Double Dare” host lash out at his former cable network.

BBC planning 2,500 hours of programming for the 100th anniversary of World War I
The programming will be presented from 2014 to 2018.

“Heroes of Cosplay” getting extra episodes
Syfy has ordered six more episodes of its breakout reality show.

“Modern Family’s” Sarah Hyland looks totally different in “Bonnie and Clyde”
Hyland is playing Clyde’s sister-in-law in the Lifetime film.

Jerry Seinfeld’s wife confirms that Whitney Cummings threw glassware at her head

Howard Stern brought Cummings to a Seinfeld party, where she rubbed her “privates” on the couch.

Former “Homeland” star Diego Klattenhoff doesn’t get the hate for Dana Brody
Klattenhoff, who played Mike on “Homeland” and who now stars on “The Blacklist,” calls the anti-Dana phenomenon a “weird thing.” PLUS: Damian Lewis won’t let his kids watch “Homeland.”

“Welcome to the Family” books Yvette Nicole Brown
The “Community” star will guest as a next-door neighbor.

“Grey’s Anatomy’s” Jesse Williams hangs with Elmo

Watch his visit to “Sesame Street.”

Amy Poehler on “SNL’s” Cecily Strong: “She’s crushing it” on Weekend Update
“She’s going to be great,” says the former Weekend Update anchor. “She’s so great already and she’s just starting.”

“Shameless” character actor Ed Lauter dies
Lauter, 74, appeared on a number of TV shows, from “ER” to “Grey’s Anatomy.”

“Switched at Birth” adds “Ugly Betty’s” Alec Mapa

He’ll play a new friend for Lea Thompson.

“Kevin Arnold” meets “Buffy”
Fred Savage is directing an episode of “The Crazy Ones.”

“New Girl’s” Nick & Jess relationship: Why it’s not working
Nick and Jess together are “alarmingly sexless.”

Danny McBride makes a commercial for “cat wine”
“Good yum Drinky!”

Tim Allen’s “Home Improvement” son directed him on “Last Man Standing”
Jonathan Taylor Thomas is sitting behind the camera for this week’s episode.

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