Megan Fox Joins New Girl as a New Roommate

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Megan Fox joins New Girl as a new roommate

Fox will recur on Season 5, with her character "Reagan" renting out Jess’ room during Zooey Deschanel's maternity leave. (Jess will be away on jury duty.) "We had Megan in mind when we wrote this part – she’s the perfect person to come in and shake these guys up,” says creator Liz Meriwether.


Colombians are not impressed with the accents on Netflix’s Narcos

Viewers in Colombia have met the Pablo Escobar series with a mixture of irritation and amusement, particularly since Escobar is played by a Brazilian actor speaking with a Brazilian accent. “It’s like having someone with a strong southern American accent play Sherlock Holmes,” says Colombian viewer Orlando González. Colombian TV critic Omar Rincón adds: “Narcos may do well outside Colombia. But here it produces anger and laughter.”


NBC orders a Taken prequel TV series

The Luc Besson thriller movie series starring Liam Neeson is being made as a prequel series focusing on Neeson’s character as a young man.


See George R.R. Martin as a zombie

The Game of Thrones honcho is guesting on Syfy’s Z Nation.


Buffalo Wild Wings cancels ads featuring The League’s Steve Rannazzisi

Following the comedian’s 9/11 admission, the restaurant franchise said: “Upon careful review, we have decided to discontinue airing our current television commercials featuring Steve Rannazzisi.”


Funkmaster Flex is coming to Empire

The hip-hop legend will play himself in one episode in Season 2. PLUS: The Tao of Cookie.


Tina Fey and Mindy Kaling tell why they won’t host a talk show

“What would you wear?” Fey asked, pointing to the scrutiny a female host will receive. “You have to be neutral,” Kaling adds, referring to the outfits.


Omar Epps joins USA’s Shooter

The House alum will play a Secret Service agent who aims to stop Ryan Phillippe from killing the president.


Game of Thrones casts the rest of Samwell Tarly’s family

Mother Melessa and sister Talla Tarly will be part of Season 6. PLUS: Oscar winner Lupita N’yongo would like to appear on Game of Thrones.


Jimmy Fallon on his Tonight Show games: “If you want to play, there’s an option"

“If you want to just talk, that’s great, I love to talk,” says Fallon in an interview with Billboard He adds that with games, “You just see a different side to them. You want to see Liam Neeson in a bubble suit, running around. You want to see Julia Louis-Dreyfus trying to do an interview from under the desk.”


Watch Andy Samberg’s “unreleased” Emmy promos

With three days to go, Fox has released more than three minutes worth of Emmy promos.


ABC posts the first 8 minutes of Quantico on YouTube

Watch Priyanka Chopra in her new terrorism thriller.


What if Parks and Rec’s Ron Swanson and Andy Dwyer had a love child?

Check out the photo that Chris Pratt calls “amazing."


Dick Wolf’s Chicago trilogy pays homage to Law & Order

See the newest promo for Chicago Med.


Is The Bastard Executioner too violent?

Why Kurt Sutter’s new FX series could be a tipping point for violence on TV.


South Park didn’t really take on Caitlyn Jenner

The season premiere’s focus was supposed to be on Jenner, but instead it revolved around the p.c. police.


Hulu unveils commercials promoting its new commercial-free option

See the ads promoting no ads.


CSI releases a 15-year farewell video

See a two-minute look back at the CBS drama. PLUS: Previewing the CSI finale.


Oxygen targeting millennials with Fix My Mom and Virtually in Love

Both new shows are aimed at millennial women.