‘Psych’ gets 2 extra episodes

06.25.13 5 years ago

“Psych” gets 2 extra episodes
One of them will be determined by fans.

HBO’s Damon Lindelof pilot adds Amy Brenneman
She’ll be joined by “Fringe’s” Emily Meade in “The Leftovers.” PLUS: “Desperate Housewives'” Scavo twins also join “The Leftovers.”

N-word controversy boosts Paula Deen’s cookbook sales
Orders for “Paula Deen’s New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up” jumped 1300% in the past 24 hours, while “Paula Deen’s Southern Cooking Bible,” jumped 114% on Amazon. PLUS: Deen’s ratings have been declining, Deen is “America’s racist grandma,” why Deen’s firing was long overdue, and Anne Rice says Deen is being crucified.

Mike Tyson’s stage show coming to HBO

Spike Lee and Tyson are working on “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth,” to air later this year.

“24” music composer will be back for “Live Another Day”

Sean Callery composed the music for all 192 episodes of “24.”

Report: “Storage Wars” loses Barry Weiss

Weiss, one of the original cast members, is exiting the A&E reality show after this season, according to Radar Online, which says that Weiss already taped his farewell.

NBC puts “Siberia” online
Watch the first episode of the extreme reality show set in Siberia.

Disney Channel hopes “Teen Beach Movie” becomes the next “High School Musical”
Can Disney revive the beach party film with next month’s “Teen Beach Movie”?

“Mad Men”: The story of Peggy’s pantsuit
Costume designer Janie Bryant says of the pantsuit: “When we see her in the office, it really is that moment of ‘I am empowered. I will survive.’ I wanted to see Peggy in pants to illustrate that she had come so far. It was such strong expression of empowerment.” PLUS: 15 predictions for the final season, “Mad Men” and Vietnam, and Vincent Kartheiser wouldn’t be sad to see Pete Campbell killed off.

Julianna Margulies headed to real-life trial

Margulies allegedly screwed the managers who got her “The Good Wife” job out of their commissions.

Could Olivia Pope handle the Edward Snowden scandal?
How the “Scandal” character might approach the NSA controversy.

“Under the Dome” was already a financial success, even without big ratings

Before selling a single ad, CBS raised $3 million an episode — the cost to film an episode — by selling foreign rights, taking advantage of North Carolina tax breaks and selling Amazon online rights.

Check out the real age of TV high schoolers

When their shows started.

Inside “The Daily Show’s” producer’s room

What’s the guy doing in a cage?

Conan O’Brien’s twist on “Big Brother”: “Coma House”

Everybody lives together under one roof — and comes out with a coma.

Many “Game of Thrones” actors have appeared on “Doctor Who”
They include Diane Rigg, Joe Dempsie and more. PLUS: Check out a White Walker mask.

How Gary David Goldberg fought to cast Michael J. Fox on “Family Ties”
NBC programming boss Brandon Tartikoff didn’t want Fox to play Alex P. Keaton. PLUS: How “Family Ties” healed America.

“Breaking Bad” is getting its own beer: “Heisenberg’s Dark”
An Albuquerque brewery is coming out with the beer, but it won’t be blue.

Watch James Gandolfini in a 1989 NYU student film

He played a tough guy pimp in the $10,000 film. PLUS: It was Roger Bart who introduced Gandolfini to acting.

Ex-“Girls Next Door” star Holly Madison is engaged
Her boyfriend popped the question on Monday.

History channel creating web spinoffs for “Counting Cars” and “Swamp People”

“Count’s Kustoms After Hours” and “Swamp People After the Hunt” debut this week.

Maxim puts Alyssa Milano on the cover 15 years after her first appearance
The 40-year-old “Mistresses” star first appeared on Maxim’s cover in March 1998.

HGTV renews “Renovation Raiders”
The home makeover show will be back for Season 2.

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