‘SVU’ is combining the Paula Deen and Trayvon Martin controversies in 1 episode

08.21.13 6 years ago

“SVU” is combining the Paula Deen and Trayvon Martin controversies in 1 episode

Cybill Shepherd plays a celebrity chef who kills an unarmed black teenager.

Justin Bieber’s manager in talks for “Idol’s” 3rd judging chair
Scooter Braun, who also represents The Wanted, Psy and Carly Rae Jepsen, is said to be the preferred choice of Jennifer Lopez.

Jerry Springer defends Dr Phil’s drunk girl tweet
“I don’t see what the problem is,” he said on CNN, adding that the tweet was “appropriate.”

“Sherlock” won’t survive without Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman
Says Steven Moffat: “That show could not continue without Benedict and Martin. It’s absolutely them.”

NBC will re-air “Meet the Press” with Martin Luther King Jr. from 50 years ago

The interview from three days before his “I have a dream” speech will be shown on Aug 25, the 50th anniversary of its original broadcast.

Tina Fey: I’m currently a “human napkin” for my kids

The former “30 Rock” star spends her time these days at home and out of it.

FX buys animated “Bigfoot” comedy from Seth Rogen
The series would be based on the Bigfoot graphic novel.

Aziz Ansari pitches Shonda Rhimes on a “Scandal”-“Parks and Rec” crossover
Tom and Harrison could be college roommates.

Jerry Seinfeld may never return to TV, says he has “a sad feeling” about  late-night TV
Talk shows these days have become “setup talk shows,” says Seinfeld, almost entirely driven by promotion. “I’m gonna ask you this, then you say that.”

“Chuck’s” Joshua Gomez heads to “Castle”
He’ll play a murder suspect who claims to have traveled back in time to prevent the grisly events from unfolding.

Damian Lewis: “We’ll get to Brody, and when we do, it’ll be devastating”

The “Homeland” star answers the question, “Where’s Brody?”

Kevin Rahm wants “Mad Men” to do a Ted-Pete L.A. spinoff

“‘The Odd Couple’ in L.A. but they’re both dirty,” he says. “Two Felixes.”

Foul play ruled out in death of Lisa Robin Kelly

The coroner will now investigate the death of the “That ’70s Show” star.

“Star-Crossed” books Tahmoh Penikett
The “Battlestar Galactica” will guest on a 2nd CW show, after guest-starring on “Supernatural.”

“Glee” production assistant says she was bullied by her half-sister, Julia Roberts

Nancy Motes is speaking about being taunted by Roberts for being overweight, even though it was her famous half-sister who got her a job on “Glee.”

Robin Williams: I’m a big fan of the Khaleesi

Not only does he watch “Game of Thrones,” but Williams is a big fan of “Defiance.”

Joel McHale on “The Soup’s” Episode 500: “We have a 50-year plan”
“This is Phase One, complete,” he says. “Phase Two, the next 10 years.” PLUS: Ranking the hosts of E!’s “Talk Soup” and “The Soup.”

“Suburgatory” casts Geoff Pierson
He’ll play Jane Levy’s grandfather.

TCM to devote a day to Maggie Smith

A 24-hour tribute kicks off at 6 am ET Thursday.

“The Vampire Diaries” adds Shaun Sipos
The CW vet will bond with Elena.

“Today’s” Jenna Wolfe welcomes a baby girl with her NBC News partner

She and and Stephanie Gosk have named their child Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk.

A&E’s “Modern Dads” is the anti-“Real Housewives”
The reality show about four dads in Texas is, unlike the “Housewives,” very realistic.

“Cold Case’s” Kathryn Morris welcomes twins

The twin boys are the first kids for Morris and her actor husband.

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