Flea: NFL made Red Hot Chili Peppers pretend to play our instruments

02.04.14 5 years ago

Flea: NFL made Red Hot Chili Peppers pretend to play our instruments
The bass, drums and guitar-playing at Super Bowl halftime were all pre-recorded, at the NFL’s insistence, the RHCP bass player is now admitting. “It was like making a music video in front of a gazillion people, except with live vocals, and only one chance to rock it,” he wrote in an open letter to RHCP fans.

“Lost’s” Dominic Monaghan is set to star in Swedish-set “100 Code”

He’ll join Swedish-born actor Michael Nyqvist as an NYPD detective who is sent to Sweden to investigate the case of dead women.

Jay Leno told 4,607 Bill Clinton jokes — he was the No. 1 target

The Center for Media and Public Affairs found that Clinton was No. 1, George W. Bush was No. 2 with 3,239 jokes and Al Gore was No. 3 with 1,026 jokes. President Obama, Hillary Clinton and O.J. Simpson came in 4th, 5th and 6th, respectively.

Stan Lee: My “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” cameo tonight is bigger than usual

“Oh, I like to think of it as a supporting role!” he says. Actually, it’s only a minute or two, but there’s more to it than there is to my usual cameos.”

“New Girl” nabs Alexandra Daddario

The “True Detective” and “White Collar” vet will become a neighbor of Jess and her friends. PLUS: Zooey Deschanel to produce an animated fairytale for Fox.

Cinemax’s “Blanco” adds Franka Potente and Amaury Nolasco

They’ll join Shiloh Fernandez in the potential drama about a gangster who becomes an informant.

“The Flash” gets a girlfriend

Candice Patton is joining the CW cast, as is Broadway star Carlos Valdes.

PBS’ “American Experience” looks at “Amish: Shunned”

Tonight’s two-hour film profiles seven people of all ages who left the Amish community.

“SNL’s” Kenan Thompson is becoming a dad

His wife, Christina Evangeline, is said to be four months pregnant.

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