U.S. senators express outrage over Julia Louis-Dreyfus smoking an e-cigarette on Golden Globes

01.14.14 4 years ago

U.S. senators express outrage over Julia Louis-Dreyfus smoking an e-cigarette on Golden Globes

“The Golden Globes celebrates entertainers who are an influence on young fans,” a group of four Democratic senators wrote in a letter to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Conan O’Brien responds to claim he has an illegitimate son, says it’s false

Conan took to Twitter to joke about his alleged illegitimate child: “A kid in New Jersey is falsely claiming to be my illegitimate son. For the record, I have three children: Neve, Beckett, and @RonanFarrow.”

Emmys may split movie and miniseries category
A lack of quality TV miniseries led to the TV Academy consolidating the categories in 2011. But with the resurgence of miniseries, the category may once again be split up.

Hilary Duff teaming with “Sex and the City” creator on TV Land comedy

She’ll co-star with Sutton Foster in Darren Star’s “Younger.”

CBS orders James Gandolfini’s “Taxi-22” to pilot
CBS bought the pilot with Gandolfini producing just two weeks before his death last June.

Eve to star in an interracial romantic comedy on ABC

The actress-rapper is set to return to TV.

FX’s “Fargo” can be watched by anybody who hasn’t seen the 1996 movie
“After a season or two of the show, people who see the movie might say that was a great episode of ‘Fargo,'” says exec producer Noah Hawley. “Each season is a separate true crime story from that region. The movie now fits into the series as another true crime story from the region.” PLUS: Billy Bob Thornton says TV is the place to be these days for actors.

Here’s Don Draper filming “Mad Men’s” final season
Can you tell what year it is by the suit he’s wearing?

Nick Kroll dubs “Kroll Show” as “sketch-uational comedy”

Says Kroll: “It sounds kind of cheesy, but it’s actually a really good way, I think, to describe what we’re doing with the show, which is sketch but it”s really more narrative and long-form storytelling.”

“Parks and Rec” is bringing back Sam Elliott

He’ll reprise his role as Ron Swanson’s Eagleton doppelganger. PLUS: Amy Poehler & Bono have an “SNL” past.

Brian Van Holt found directing “Cougar Town’s” “Friends” reunion a surreal experience
“Wow, This is Monica and Chandler at it again!” he says.

“Justified” boss: “Six years felt about right”
“A lot of it was just sort of figuring out how much story we had left,” Graham Yost says of making the decision with Timothy Olyphant and other producers. “Our biggest concern telling these stories is that we don”t run out of story and start repeating ourselves.”

ABC picks up “American Crime” from “12 Years a Slave” writer

The project, set in California’s Central Valley, follows a racially charged murder.

“Mike & Molly” books Kathy Bates

She’ll play Melissa McCarthy’s BFF.

Urkel visits “CSI”

Jaleel White plays a drunk, cocky passenger in this week’s episode.

Jon Gosselin: I had a vasectomy

“I’m fixed,” says the former TLC star.

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