NBC taps Andy Cohen to Host a Live Hollywood Game Night on New Year’s Eve

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

NBC taps Andy Cohen to host a live Hollywood Game Night on New Year’s Eve

NBC’s New Year’s Eve Game Night With Andy Cohen will air at 10 pm, taking over the timeslot previously held by the primetime portion of Carson Daly’s New Year’s Eve show. Cohen is filling in for Jane Lynch, who had other commitments on New Year’s Eve.


CW announces a 20th-anniversary MADtv reunion special

The Fox sketch comedy series, which ended in 2009 after 14 seasons, is being revived for one night only on Jan. 12 with alums including Keegan-Michael Key, Artie Lange, Ike Barinholtz, Nicole Sullivan, Bobby Lee, Will Sasso and Nicole Parker.


President Obama’s favorite show of 2015 is The Knick, Michelle Obama picks Black-ish

In an interview with People magazine, the first couple revealed their favorite pop-culture of 2015.


Showtime renews The Affair and Homeland

They’ll return for a sixth and third season, respectively.


FX begins teasing The Americans Season 4

Watch a brief “super vague” clip of Elizabeth shooting a gun. PLUS: Do the San Bernardino shooters sound like they're straight out of The Americans?


See Megan Fox on New Girl

A new promo also shows Fred Armisen as Jess.


Disney Channel’s The Lion King sequel The Lion Guard gets a premiere date — watch the opening credits

Premiering, Jan. 15, The Lion Guard will educate preschoolers, particularly by teaching them Swahili words.


Sarah Paulson is reprising her Season 1 American Horror Story role on Hotel

She’ll reprise her role as psychic Billie Dean Howard in the season finale of American Horror Story: Hotel.


Meet Jimmy Kimmel Live's “Mom Army”

Nine Kimmel staffers, including Kimmel’s wife Molly McNearney, have welcomed babies in the past 18 months.


Adam Scott joins Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman’s HBO drama

He’ll co-star on David E. Kelley’s Big Little Lies, the limited series that recently cast Shailene Woodley.


ABC Family orders The Letter, a relationship reality show

The aspirational reality show will have four people close to one another draw names and randomly write letters to their selected person, who is then tasked with following the letter’s instructions.


Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson reveals cancer scare

The actor yesterday posted a photo of a bandage on his face, thanking a doctor "for taking the cancer out of my face."


Read an oral history of The League

After seven seasons, the FX comedy ends tonight. PLUS: Read another oral history, and a special guest from the past returns tonight.


Community’s Dan Harmon will be part of the new Mystery Science Theater 3000

He’ll serve as a guest writer on the reboot.


Mad Dogs debuts on Amazon on Jan. 22

The Shawn Ryan dark comedy, based on the British series, follows the reunion of four friends in their 40s. Mad Dogs stars Steve Zahn, Michael Imperioli, Billy Zane Romany Malco and Ben Chaplin.


A Charlie Brown Christmas premiered 50 years ago today

The Peanuts special is, as Vox notes, one of the "few overtly Christian programs that still airs annually on American broadcast television.”