Nickelodeon Mulls Reviving Classic Shows like Rugrats

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Nickelodeon mulls reviving classic shows like Rugrats

“We are looking at our library to bring back ideas, shows that were loved, in a fresh new way,” says Nick exec Russell Hicks. Classics like Hey Arnold!, You Can’t Do That On Television and Victorious could return as a special or as a movie.


Meet Trevor Noah’s 3 new Daily Show correspondents, including an Awkward star

Standup comic Ronnie Chieng was born in Malaysia, raised in New Hampshire and Singapore, and came up in Australia’s comedy scene. Desi Lydic is an improvisational actress who starred on MTV’s Awkward. And Roy Wood Jr. is a standup comic who released a comedy album in 2013 and starred on TBS' Sullivan and Son.


E! to air Joan Rivers tribute special to mark the 1-year anniversary of her death

Melissa Rivers, who recently spread her mom’s ashes in Wyoming, will host the half hour Celebrating Joan.


Ellen’s premiere week will take place in New York and L.A.

Tuesday and Wednesday’s shows next week will be taped in Los Angeles, then Ellen DeGeneres will fly to New York to interview Hillary Clinton and Jimmy Fallon.


Marvel’s Luke Cage adds Sons of Anarchy’s Theo Rossi, plus Rosario Dawson

Rossi is expected to play Cage’s enemy Shades aka Alvarez on the Netflix series, while Dawson will reprise her role as Claire Temple.


William Shatner asks: “Is Miss Piggy available?”

To which Miss Piggy responded: "Very much available, mon cher. Gimme a call! I'd love to boldly go where no pig has gone before.”


NBC orders an 11th season of America’s Got Talent

The reality talent competition has been the most-watched summer series on broadcast TV for the past decade.


Netflix’s Lady Dynamite books Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman and 2 Supermans

Dean Cain and Brandon Routh are guesting on Maria Bamford’s comedy, as will Adam Pally, Jon Cryer, Jenny Slate, Ana Gasteyer, Tig Notaro and Mira Sorvino.


Funny or Die's Clerks and Recreation spoofs the anti-gay Kentucky clerk

What if Kim Davis starred on Parks and Rec?


Weather Channel cancels Al Roker’s Wake Up with Al

The Today weatherman’s 5 am show lasted for six years.


24's Secret Service agent joins Supergirl

Glenn Morshower will play Lucy and Lois Lane’s father, General Sam Lane.


Adult Swim is touring the country with a pop-up drive-in theater

The 15-city tour kicking off on Sept. 17 will allow anybody over 18 to watch Adult Swim shows on a drive-in screen for free.


Watch Scream Queens’ extended title sequence

This version of the title sequences runs more than 1 1/2 minutes.


Sarah Jessica Parker among 3 additions to Billy on the Street

Bill Hader and Jason Sudeikis will also join Eichner next season on truTV.