Ryan Seacrest will Host NBC's Live Late-Night Show from Rio Olympics

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Ryan Seacrest will host NBC's live late-night show from Rio Olympics

Seacrest, who served as a correspondent for NBC’s London Olympics, tweeted: "We’re gonna do the show live on Copacabana beach because why wouldn’t we."


George R.R. Martin: I'm planning a "bittersweet" ending for Game of Thrones

Martin says the ending, which he hasn’t written, will be in the vein of the Lord of the Rings ending. "I’ve said before that the tone of the ending that I’m going for is bittersweet,” he says.


Brian Williams’ 6-month suspension is over

The former NBC Nightly News anchor isn’t expected to return to air, as MSNBC’s breaking news anchor, until mid-September.


Adult Swim renews Rick and Morty

The Season 3 pickup comes after a solid Season 2 premiere.


Michael Bolton to star in a Three’s Company-style ABC comedy project

Housesitters would have Bolton living with two broke girls in a modern-day reimagining of the Three’s Company format.


Rob Lowe and Gabrielle Union join Disney Channel’s Lion King reboot

He’ll voice Simba and she’ll voice Nala in The Lion Guard: Return of the Roar.


Report: Ben Higgins will be named The Bachelor

Us Weekly reports that Kaitlyn Bristowe’s second runner-up will become the 20th star of The Bachelor.


CW boss regrets rejecting Supergirl

"We hadn’t launched The Flash yet, we weren’t ready to take on another DC property,” said CW president Mark Pedowitz. “In hindsight we probably should’ve gone that direction… Sometime you lose great shows.” PLUS: Supergirl casts True Blood's Brit Morgan as Livewire, and CW will have no more DC Comics spinoffs.


NFL may turn Super Bowl Media Day into a primetime TV event

One plan would move Super Bowl Media Day from the Tuesday morning before the Super Bowl to Monday night.


Pretty Little Liars fans are disappointed by “A” reveal

One viewer tweeted: "They tried to give us our five years back by fast forwarding us 5 years? Yeah, no. I want a refund on life.” PLUS: Marlene King teases a Pretty Little Liars movie,  King answers burning questions on last night’s reveal, and “A” defends finale’s twists.


Showtime orders Jim Carrey’s pilot I’m Dying Up Here

Carrey will produce the hour-long drama on the ‘70s L.A. comedy scene.


Michael Vartan joins the cast of E!’s The Arrangement

The Alias alum will play the best friend and producing partner of the “hottest actor of the moment.”


BET punks viewers hoping to see the return of Uncut

Instead of tuning into the return of the raunchy music video block, viewers were greeted with a promotion for the return of Punk’d.


USA announces premiere dates for Colony and Donny!

Carlton Cuse’s latest series will debut on Jan. 14, while the Donny Deutsch series will be paired with Chrisley Knows Best starting on Nov. 10.


Downton Abbey castmates are documenting their final days with selfies

See their Twitter pics from the set.


Check out pics from the War and Peace miniseries

The six-part Lifetime-BBC-A&E-History miniseries stars Lily James, Paul Dano, James Norton, Gillian Anderson and Jim Broadbent.


Britain is hosting a Friends festival

Comedy Central UK is recreating Monica and Chandler’s apartment for the first-ever Friendsfest, which will run from Sept. 16 through 20.


Digital channel Antenna TV to show full episodes of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson

Starting January 1, Antenna will show Carson reruns from 1972 to 1992 at 11 pm each night.


The Bob's Burgers Burgers Book gets a release date

See the cover for the Bob’s Burgers book that's coming out in March, containing 75 original recipes.