E! Ending Joel McHale’s The Soup After 22 Seasons

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

E! ending Joel McHale’s The Soup after 22 seasons

McHale, who has hosted the E! staple for 12 years, will close out The Soup on Dec. 18. E! launched The Soup in 1991 as Talk Soup with host Greg Kinnear. Over the years, The Soup has been hosted by Aisha Tyler and Hal Sparks, before McHale took over. E! said in a statement of its decision to end the show: "The Soup has delivered countless laughs and unforgettable episodes, and we are grateful to the talented team’s fearless wit and clever approach week after week.”


Yahoo spent roughly $35M on Community Season 6 -- compared to NBC spending about $13M on Season 5

The Wall Street Journal explains the differences in costs, reporting that Yahoo, "according to people familiar with the matter," spent "roughly $2.7 million per episode for the show’s 13-episode sixth season. NBC had paid Sony only about $1 million per episode to air the previous (13-episode) season, the people said. Why the big price difference? Yahoo’s rate covered the full production costs of the show. Plus, Yahoo agreed to pay Sony a guarantee for syndication fees, the people said.”


John Cena to host Fox’s American Grit military-themed reality competition

The WWE star will lead a reality show featuring 16 men and women, split into four teams, competing on a variety of military-grade and survival-themed challenges.


TruTV renews The Carbonaro Effect and Hack My Life, orders Inside Caucasia and Jon Glaser pilots

Parks and Rec alum Glaser will star in Jon Glaser Loves Gear, while Inside Caucasia will explore "what makes Caucasians tick in a 'post-racial' America.”


Justin Bieber submits to a 2nd Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

Bieber will appear on tonight’s Late Late Show after his previous Carpool Karaoke in May garnered nearly 40 million views on YouTube.


Martin Sheen praises Charlie Sheen’s courage

The former West Wing star said as he watched his son reveal "his deepest, darkest secret, I couldn't believe the level of courage I was witnessing, and that it was my son.” PLUS: Here’s a photograph of Charlie Sheen and Ryan White, who died of AIDS at age 18, and Today crushes GMA with Sheen exclusive interview.


Jersey Shore’s Snooki to star in FYI's Nicole & Jionni’s Shore Flip

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and her husband Jionni Lavalle will star in a house-flipping reality show.


Syfy renews Ghost Hunters and Paranormal Witness

They’ll return for a respective eleventh and fifth season. PLUS: Syfy orders 2 seasons of horror anthology series Channel Zero.


ABC Family orders summer camp horror drama

Dead of Summer comes from the creators of Once Upon a Time.