Comic book Icon Archie will be 'Pumped and Looking Good' on CW’s Riverdale

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Comic book icon Archie will be "pumped and looking good” on CW’s Riverdale

Veronica is expected to be Latina and Betty will have “some self-esteem issues and affinity for Adderall,” according to character descriptions obtained by TV Line for the CW series based on Archie Comics. Meanwhile, Jughead will be an “emo-heartthrob” who might be played by a hearing-impaired actor.


ABC renews Battlebots for Season 2

ABC says that in Season 2, the summer reality competition will double in size, featuring "an expanded field to include expert roboticists, garage builders, families on a mission and past winners returning to defend their turf.”


Watch George Lopez play “Mexican Donald Trump” hosting Mexican Saturday Night Live

Lopez filmed a Funny or Die sketch mocking The Donald.


In Season 3, Mom remains a throwback to the classic sitcoms of the ‘70s and ‘80s

Like sitcoms All in the Family and Cheers, Mom isn’t afraid to tackle the heavy stuff.


George R.R. Martin can now sympathize with Justin Bieber and Lindsay Lohan

At age 67, the Game of Thrones honcho is still adjusting to being a celebrity. Saying he’s glad fame came at such a late age, Martin told an audience at Northwestern University: "It's made me have a certain sympathy for the teenage as*holes that are running around out there, the Justin Biebers and the Lindsay Lohans. No wonder these people are crazy.” PLUS: Martin says the Game of Thrones ending will have “some hope."


Fresh Off the Boat and Dr. Ken are swapping sons

Dr. Ken star Albert Tsai will reprise his Season 1 role on Fresh Off the Boat, while Fresh Off the Boat’s Ian Chen will guest as Dr. Ken’s new neighbor.


CBS to air a colorized version of I Love Lucy’s Vitameatavegamin episode

The 1952 Lucy Does a TV Commercial episode will be part of CBS’ annual tradition of showing colorized Lucy episodes for the holidays.


Check out pics of The Flash’s Zoom

The “sinister speedster” makes his debut on next week’s episode.


Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Season 6 trailer reveals a lot of new faces

The new trailer doesn’t show a lot of drama.


White House releases an anti-sexual assault video starring New Girl’s Jake Johnson

Rob Riggle is also featured in the It’s On Us campaign video from the White House and College Humor.


Carson Daly is “not shocked” by Gwen Stefani’s Voice romance with Blake Shelton

He is, however, “a little shocked” that the couple decided to make it official via a statement from Stefani’s publicist. PLUS: Stefani and Shelton have written a country song together.


Every SNL episode will be available on NBC’s new Seeso comedy streaming service

All unedited episodes, minus musical performances will be part of Seeso when it launches early next year.


Batmobile creator George Barris dies at 89

Barris, known as the "Kustom Kar King” of Los Angeles, designed the iconic 1966 Batmobile for the Batman TV series.