Amanda Seyfried Is Headed to Twin Peaks

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Amanda Seyfried is headed to Twin Peaks

The Veronica Mars and Big Love alum will have a big role on the Twin Peaks revival, but her character is being kept under wraps.


Will Jon Hamm finally win an Emmy?

The Mad Men alum, who has gone 0 for 7 in the lead actor category, has two more chances to win an Emmy on Sunday (as lead actor and as a producer on Mad Men). Hamm has already lost an Emmy this year for guest role on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. PLUS: Here are all the conspiracy theories on why Hamm keeps losing.


3 more advertisers bail on The View over the nursing controversy

Party City, Snuggle and McCormick spices have joined Johnson & Johnson and Eggland's Best in pulling their ads. In a Facebook posting, McCormick said: "Like you, we also value and admire nurses, so we have paused advertising on the daytime television show."


CBS is developing The Island of Dr. Moreau, with a female in the title role

H.G. Wells’ 1896 sci-fi novel is set to become a TV series, titled Moreau, from Sleepy Hollow co-creator Philip Iscove.


Of Monsters and Men to perform on Game of Thrones

The Icelandic folk-rock group will become the second band from Iceland to appear on the HBO series, following Sigur Rós.


Watch The Unauthorized Melrose Place Story trailer

The Lifetime movie highlights key Melrose storylines, on and off screen.


Marlon Wayans’ life to become an NBC sitcom

Wayans is set to star in a semi-autobiographical comedy about an “inappropriate but loving father.”


Andy Samberg plans alternative comedy for Emmys, but promises not to alienate the audience

The Lonely Island and Comedy Bang Bang! crews will be at the Emmys Sunday night, with Scott Aukerman helming the writing staff. "I’ll be curious to see how it goes,” says Samberg. "I’ve watched a ton of old Emmys and seen how things have played and what I liked. The fear with me and Comedy Bang! Bang! is that it’s going to be too winky or too alt, but I think we’re going to strike a good balance. I’m not going to go out of my way to alienate anyone. We want it to be for everybody." PLUS: This year’s Emmys can make history 8 different ways, Samberg will avoid his reviews, and Samberg says: "Karmically, I’m about to host a thing and asking a million people to do cameos — I should probably pay it forward, as we all do say."


Sábado Gigante signs off Saturday after 53 years

“I don't know how it's going to hit me,” says host Don Francisco, AKA Mario Kreutzberger. “I don't think I'll cry.” Longtime fan Marta Aldana Cabrera echoes many when she says “I don’t know what I’m going to do on Saturday nights anymore,” adding: “It’s a tragedy."


The golden age of TV is a sham!

Gavin Polone, producer of Curb Your Enthusiasm and Gilmore Girls and Conan O’Brien's manager, says as the number of shows have grown, the talent pool has remained the same. That’s why you’ll see many sophomore slumps. Shows with talented writing staffs will lose some of that talent in Year 2. PLUS: Peak TV has led to Glut TV, and Peak TV has meant overstuffed and underdeveloped shows.


Ryan Murphy explains how he attracts so many big-name stars to his shows

In Ariana Grande’s case, she ended up on Scream Queens because she was obsessed with American Horror Story.


Here are 5 classic TV shows that deserve gay reboots

Knight Rider, Moonlighting and Cagney and Lacey should also get the Hart to Hart reboot treatment.


Netflix helped create some of TV’s freshest characters by giving the “weird kids” a chance

Jen Euston, the casting director for Orange is the New Black and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, says: “Netflix gives chances to the weird kids. The special and the interesting ones ...Netflix takes risks. And they’re paying off.”


American Family Association’s One Million Moms takes a stand against The Muppets

The social conservative group is shocked how adult the new ABC comedy’s adult content.


How I Met Your Mother turns 10

Here’s revisiting the pilot, which aired 10 years ago Saturday, on Sept. 19, 2005.


How to Get Away with Murder is coming to Netflix

The first season will be available starting Sept. 18.


Why this week’s South Park was a comedic cop-out

The p.c. police episode sounded like old people dismissing “kids today.”
John Stamos: "I feel better than I've felt in a decade"
The Grandfathered and Fuller House star talks about his “rough year” after his mom died, and his arrest for DUI in a Details magazine interview.


In defense of all those annoying FanDuel and DraftKings ads

Both daily fantasy sports sites probably kept your favorite TV channels alive with the $150 million they spent in advertising (on TV and the web).


Neil Patrick Harris’ Best Time Ever is NBC in a nutshell

They’re both frantic, desperate and a little sociopathic.


Will Forte wants to avoid using The Last Man on Earth’s new character intros as a crutch

But he wouldn’t reveal who from Tucson will be on Season 2.


Doctor Who’s Season 9 premiere on Saturday isn’t for newbies

“This time around,” says Charlie Jane Anders, "right out of the gate, (Steven) Moffat pulls from Doctor Who’s back catalog with more alacrity than ever before. The first episode, airing tomorrow night, is front-loaded with lots of cameos and shout-outs from throughout the history of Who. Tons of characters just turn up, and you’re supposed to know who they all are.” PLUS: Every Doctor Who story ranked from best to worst, who can replace Clara Oswald?, and explaining Doctor Who.


Once Upon a Time will finally have an LGBT relationship

“We know that community have been big supporters of the show and we would love to be able to tell a love story that reflects that,” says exec producer Edward Kitsis.


Watch Gunther from Friends give a dramatic reading of the theme song

James Michael Tyler, who played the Friends coffee shop manager, is helping kick off Britain’s FriendsFest.


Showtime unveils new The Affair Season 2 promos

Check out new promos from Noah perspective and Allison’s perspective.