Fox orders ‘Gotham,’ a Commissioner Gordon origin series

09.24.13 6 years ago

Fox orders “Gotham,” a Commissioner Gordon origin series
The proposed series will follow Gordon before his first encounter with Batman.

Dr. Drew reveals he’s recovered from a 2-year battle with prostate cancer
“I’m cancer-free,” says Drew Pinsky, who secretly underwent surgery 14 months ago.

“South Park” targets the NSA in its season premiere
Season 17’s debut episode is titled “Let Go, Let Gov.”

What was Francis Ford Coppola doing on “The Young and the Restless” set?
The acclaimed director wanted to learn more about current TV filming.

Tyrion Lannister was No. 1 among “Game of Thrones” characters in screentime in Season 3

Daenerys Targaryen was No. 2, followed by Robb Stark, Jon Snow and Jaime Lannister.

“NCIS: LA” premiere: What to expect

Season 5 picks up where Season 4 left off.

Is “Breaking Bad’s” Heisenberg dead?

Or is Heisenberg still a part of Walter White that can never truly die? These questions imply different views on morality, psychology and human nature. PLUS: Why use the “Breaking Bad” theme music in the bar scene?, “The Shield’s” Vic Mackey meets Hank Schrader, “Breaking Bad”-ize any web page, Jesse Plemons is a singer/songwriter in a band called Cowboy and Indian, “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium” director isn’t upset with this week’s episode, what does “Breaking Bad” actually mean?, RJ Mitte’s big moment was meeting Saul, see fake posters for “Breaking Bad’s” best episodes.

Jay Pharoah can impersonate almost the entire cast of “Love And Hip Hop Atlanta”
Watch the “SNL” impersonator unleash his VH1-inspired impressions.

Amy Poehler raps

Listen to Poehler tackle Paula Deen and butter on the Comedy Bang! Bang! podcast. PLUS: Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally have a “silent but deadly” love for each other.

“Girls” star Allison Williams recalls Tina Fey’s advice: “Wear a bra, don’t smoke”

Williams once worked as Fey’s assistant on “30 Rock.”

Esquire Network: Does it live up to its “Man at his Best” tagline?

Yes, it does, including no T-and-A or reality shows that would appeal to Spike TV viewers. PLUS: Esquire has a shallow idea of modern manhood.

2 out at “Real Housewives of Orange County”

Gretchen Rossi and Alexis Bellino are not expected to return for Season 9.

Another Mulder & Scully 20th-anniversary “X Files” reunion will take place next month
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will reunite at a Paley Center event in October.

“HIMYM” unveils “Bangity Bang” song sung by Sam “Soul Man” Moore
“Bangity Bang” has been a tongue-and-cheek staple on the show for years.

“The Price is Right” stays relevant with a “secret formula” of wins-per-minute

 “It’s a beautifully conceived game show in that every act has so many things that happen in it,” says exec producer Mike Richards. “There’s a chance for three wins in a four-minute act — which is unlike any other game show.”

“Big Bang Theory” bringing back Kate Micucci
Raj’s ex will make a cameo in Season 7. PLUS: Kunal Nayyar visits “Sesame Street” to help Grover.

“Homeland’s” Zuleikha Robinson to play Josh Holloway’s “Intelligence” wife
She’ll recur as an “intelligence officer missing from duty.”

Watch Kris Humphries play himself on “The Mindy Project”

The Kim Kardashian ex was part of Mindy’s “Getting Over It Gang.”

“American Dad” recruits Kim Kardashian … to play an alien

She’ll lend her voice to a furry alien whose spaceship crash-lands in Langley Falls.

From The Onion: “New Netflix Gas Lets Users Inhale Multiple Seasons Of TV Shows”
Says a company spokesperson: “”With Netflix Gas, we”re really hoping to tap into a demographic that”s a little more fast-paced, a little more on-the-go, and that just wants to sit down whenever they have the chance and breathe in three or four seasons of, say, ‘Fringe’ in less than 10 seconds.”

Will “Trophy Wife” suffer the same burden as “Cougar Town”?

The ABC comedy starring Malin Ackerman has a title that is very much at odds with its focus on female relationships. PLUS: “Trophy Wife” is funny but kind of overwhelming.

Watch the official “Ravenswood” trailer

The “Pretty Little Liars” spinoff debuts Oct. 22.

John Stamos is not a TV junkie

“I watch ‘The Daily Show,’ Letterman,” he says. “I’m not into shows like ‘Boardwalk Empire’ or ‘Breaking Bad.'”

“Heroes” alum Jack Coleman joins “Scandal”
He’ll recur as a “charming Southerner.” Meanwhile, “Warehouse 13’s” Joanne Kelly is joining “Hostages.” PLUS: Richard Kind joins USC comedy.

Joss Whedon mastery of TV is put to best use on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Despite an awkward and irritating title, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is perfectly suited for television, thanks to Whedon’s past on “Buffy” and “Angel.” As Mary McNamara notess, “Though there’s CG aplenty, the pilot is nowhere near as in-your-face as one might expect. Whedon understands that though television can do many things, it cannot out-blockbuster a blockbuster.” PLUS: Whedon is too cautious in explaining everything, and it’s sort of a middle ground between “The Avengers” and “Buffy.”

“Lucky 7” feels too much like failed ABC shows “Six Degrees” and “The Nine”
It’s another show about disparate people brought together by fate. PLUS: Its traits and twists are so tired.

“Person of Interest” Season 3: “What is The Machine up to?”
What to expect as Season 3 kicks off tonight.

ABC has something special with “The Goldbergs”
The Jeff Garlin sitcom is like a modern and more “Jewish Wonder Years,” with many of the same elements that made “Modern Family popular. PLUS: Enough with ’80s nostalgia!

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