Fargo May Bring Back Season 1 Characters for a 'More Contemporary' Season 3

Norman Weiss
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Fargo may bring back Season 1 characters for a “more contemporary” Season 3

Season 1 was set in 2006. Season 2 in 1979. And Season 3, creator Noah Hawley tells EW, is "set a couple years after season 1.” Hawley says this means that characters from Season 1 could “potentially” return.


Why The Wiz Live! likely won't come under hate-watching scrutiny

With a solid cast and an unknown star, this year’s NBC live musical is harder to hate on.


Coldplay just doesn’t seem like the right fit for Super Bowl halftime

"Coldplay is great,” says Richard Lawson, "but Coldplay and head-bashing American athletic competition just don’t match. The losing team should listen to Coldplay on the bus to Applebee’s, not in the middle of the dang game!” He adds: “Do Coldplay and America’s most-watched night of gridiron gladiatorial combat really mix well? The Super Bowl is huge and brash and loud and thoroughly American.” PLUS: Why Coldplay was inevitable for the Super Bowl.


There are no plans for a Supergirl-The Flash crossover

"First of all, we don’t even know if we could, legally,” says Arrow boss Andrew Kreisberg. "And quite frankly, just making the Arrow-verse which is what we call Legends, Flash and Arrow work and then making Supergirl work, it's enough of a challenge without having to add a fourth player."


Introducing Gun TV

A new home shopping network, coming in 2016, will sell guns with the motto: "Live Shopping. Fully Loaded.”


Game of Thrones' Jon Snow Season 6 teaser campaign has been pretty smart

"It’s a savvy move that both satiates and intrigues fans,” says Eliana Dockterman, who adds that HBO was right to stop dragging on the “Jon Snow is dead” claims.


Flirting for Dummies is among the books on The Big Bang Theory’s writers’ room bookshelf

A photo tweeted out by exec producer Bill Prady also shows Football for Dummies and a Cheesecake Factory menu.


What if Shondaland shows were comedies?

"That is one of the best questions,” says Shondaland’s Betsy Beers. "I don't have a clue except, damn it would be funny! Damn, we'd be funny!” she tells The Hollywood Reporter with a laugh. "Since all we want to do is get a comedy on the air, that's like you're just giving good comedy vibrations for me here. That would be incredibly entertaining."


Charlie Sheen’s ex-fiancee sues over his HIV diagnosis, claims she's owed his Anger Management profits

Scottine Ross is claiming assault and battery, as well as emotional distress and negligence because she says Sheen didn’t disclose his HIV status. She also claims she was promised 5% of Sheen’s backend profits for his comedy Anger Management.


Report: AT&T plans to kill off the DirecTV name

AT&T expects to “transition” to a new name for the satellite provider’s customers: AT&T Entertainment, according to DSL Reports.


Watch Jon Stewart rant today outside Capitol Hill

The former Daily Show host was back in Washington, D.C. to press lawmakers into re-upping funding for 9/11 first responder health programs.


Amy Poehler honored with a Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Rashida Jones introduced her former Parks and Rec co-star at today’s ceremony.


One Direction was spotted today filming Carpool Karaoke with James Corden

Twitter went wild today with pics of The Late Late Show host filming his hit segment with 1D.


Ryan Gosling sings in his latest SNL promos

Watch him and Taran Killam try to impress musical guest Leon Bridges.


New Girl immediately put Megan Fox in the shower with Hannah Simone

Apparently none of the guys were on set for the filming of their first scene together.


Smallville alum Tom Welling is plotting a TV comeback on CBS

Welling’s Tom Welling Productions is producing Section 13, a drama that would star Welling as a former CIA black ops officer who "joins a covert organization devoted to carrying out the most difficult and dangerous high-stakes assignments.”


Meet the “real” Cookie Lyon

Lydia Harris, whose story parallels her Empire counterpart, was instrumental in the founding of Death Row Records with Suge Knight.


Check out Fox’s Superhuman reality competition

Kal Penn hosts a competition between “extraordinary people” with the help of Mike Tyson and Mary Lynn Rajskub.


CNBC renews Jay Leno’s Garage

The car show will return for a second season.


WGA nominations go to Fargo, Better Call Saul, Mr. Robot

Game of Thrones, Veep and Mad Men also earned nominations.


Amy Brenneman: Yes, I'm crushing on my Leftovers son

Chris Zylka, she tells Conan, has the “wild combination” of “muscularity” and “super-soft skin."


Kate Gosselin’s kids are growing up

Twins Mady and Cara are 15 and starting to express an interest in boys, while the rest of her “Eight” are age 11.


Comedy Central previews Not Safe with Nikki Glaser

The comedian’s sex-themed talk show premieres next year.