Making a Murderer Directors tell Stephen Colbert: Steven Avery is Not Guilty Beyond a Reasonable Doubt

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Making a Murderer directors tell Stephen Colbert: Steven Avery is not guilty beyond a reasonable doubt

Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos discussed their hit Netflix docuseries on The Late Show. "There are things that say he could be guilty,” said Demos, "but is he guilty beyond a reasonable doubt? Nothing I’ve seen, and I’ve seen a lot of stuff, nothing has convinced me of that.” PLUS: Teresa Halbach's family slams Making a Murderer as "terrible" and "so very one-sided," Brendan Dassey’s half-brother releases a Making a Murderer-inspired rap song, and check out Zoolander’s Making a Modeler.


President Obama channels Friday Night Lights in his State of the Union speech

Obama referred to America as “the country we love. Clear-eyed. Big-hearted. Optimistic that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.”


When Angie Bowie told a Celebrity Big Brother housemate “David died,” it was assumed David Gest had died

Angie Bowie first delivered the news of her ex-husband’s death to housemate and former VH1 reality star Tiffany “New York” Pollard, who mistakenly assumed that their fellow housemate David Gest was the “David” who had died of cancer.


Jimmy Kimmel gets Mulder and Scully to finally hook up

Watch Kimmel’s hilarious X-Files fan fiction, starring David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.


Adam Driver becomes Emo Kylo Ren in his SNL promos

Watch Driver get a bit melodramatic.


"Yo Soy Saul”: Watch Better Call Saul’s mariachi promo

Written by co-creators Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould.


Sofia The First
getting a visit from Frozen’s Olaf

The optimistic snowman will appear on the Disney Jr. animated series the day after Frozen makes its debut on Disney Channel.


Is VH1 rescuing America’s Next Top Model?

The NY Daily News reports that the canceled Tyra Banks reality show is headed to VH1.


Former Jeopardy! contestant slams GOP for using his finger-snap celebration on its website

Louis Virtel, "an ebullient, intense, trivia-obsessed gay guy,” didn’t like the Republican party using his celebration to promote a Snapchat takedown of the president’s State of the Union Speech. "Nothing about representing myself on Jeopardy! with excitement, self-possession, and pride has anything to do with the GOP's ideals,” he wrote in an open letter published on HitFix.


Hugh Hefner’s life is getting the TV miniseries treatment

American Playboy: The Hugh Hefner Story is being shopped to networks.


CBS’ new entertainment president is personally a fan of Mom, Blue Bloods and Madam Secretary

Glenn Geller’s admission probably means those three shows aren’t going away anytime soon.


Meredith’s upcoming “brutal” Grey’s Anatomy episode amounts to “torture porn”

"So much bloody bad luck shouldered by one character,” says Molly Horan, "stretches the limits of the audience's suspension of disbelief — it's getting old, and it's getting draining. In a still from the upcoming attack video, Meredith, bloodied on the floor, looks more tired and annoyed than hurt.”


Why Ricky Gervais’ Caitlyn Jenner transgender joke was transphobic

As Spencer Kornhaber explains, "The idea that presenting as something other than the gender you were told you had at birth is a fundamentally hilarious proposition—whether because of the methods involved or because of the intentions behind doing so—is a very obvious sign of devaluation.” PLUS: Gervais uses the C-word to describe his "whiny" critics.


NCIS star David McCallum publishes his first novel, a crime caper, at age 82

The actor famous for playing Dr. Donald “Ducky” Mallard has released a novel called Once a Crooked Man that is “pretty danged good.”


Chris Rock says “Let’s Do This” in his latest Oscar promo

Check out Rock’s black-and-white Academy Awards poster, with a golden Oscar.


Aubrey Plaza: Playing a Criminal Minds psychopath proved to be “challenging”

The former Parks and Rec star says of her guest-starring role on Wednesday: "When you’re playing someone that’s a murderer you have to justify [their actions]. You have to dig deep and go to a dark place.”


BBC is bringing back the original Robot Wars

The 1998-2003 series that inspired Battlebots is being rebooted.


Charlie Sheen tells Dr. Oz he’s quit his HIV medication to seek alternative treatment in Mexico

“I’ve been off my meds for about a week now,” he said. “Am I risking my life? Sure. So what? I was born dead. That part of it doesn’t faze me at all.”


Supergirl casts Bizarro Girl

Hope Lauren will play a twisted version of Supergirl.


Alex Trebek’s stylist: “It’s my job to transform him into the elegant host you see on TV every night”

Phil Wayne, who also dresses Pat Sajak for Wheel of Fortune, says he goes for a “simple, elegant, and classic” look. “Alex has never said, ‘I won’t wear that shirt,’” says Wayne. “He trusts me to pick the look.”