Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn Boards ABC Comedy Pilot Chunk & Bean

Norman Weiss
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Breaking Bad’s Anna Gunn boards ABC comedy pilot Chunk & Bean

The Emmy-winning actress joins Adam Rodriguez on the comedy pilot about the unlikely friendship between two misfits. Gunn will play Chunk’s mom, a psychologist who works from home.


Check out pics from the revived Gilmore Girls set

The Warner Bros. lot once again looks like Stars Hollow.


American Crime has become engrossing in Season 2

Why John Ridley’s ABC series should be considered a great TV drama.


Another Walking Dead star got bitten by a fan

Tyler James Williams says he, like Norman Reedus, was bitten by a fan: "[My character] was ripped apart, so I think they thought it would be fun [to] reenact it, maybe? I just did not see it coming. They went in for a hug and bit me on the shoulder."


TV Land developing a comedy starring Jimmy Kimmel’s wife/co-head writer Molly McNearney and Twitter sensation Kelly Oxford

The real-life BFFs will co-create the comedy in which they play fictionalized versions of themselves.


Philadelphia Police says Better Call Saul’s Mike Ehrmantraut had “serious integrity issues”

When the official Philly Police Department Twitter account mocked Kanye West today, a Twitter user asked why it wasn’t following Mike Ehrmantraut (who actually isn't on Twitter). The @PhillyPolice account responded: "Sgt. Ehrmantraut [spoiler alert] had serious integrity issues when he left. No need to follow him now :(“


ESPN won’t launch a standalone service anytime soon

Says ESPN president John Skipper: "We will look at direct to consumer...and decide to be more aggressive when we think it will help us grow our business."


Full House ranked 25th out of 142 primetime shows when it was canceled in 1995

The L.A. Times posted a 1995 story about the end of Full House, noting that escalating producer fees and cast salaries is what ultimately led to its cancelation after eight seasons. "The $1.3-million budget per episode was easily double the average cost of most sitcoms,” notes The Times.


Enlisted’s Geoff Stults to star in Tina Fey’s CBS comedy The Kicker

He’ll play the NFL kicker whose kicking skills are lacking. PLUS: Nick Zano joins CBS comedy pilot, Gotham's Nick D’Agosto cast on NBC’s The Trail, Arielle Kebbel joins NBC's Midnight, Texas, and The Walking Dead’s Christine Woods joins Fox’s The Enforcers.


Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale goes blonde

Hale says her new hair color is only temporary.


Craig Ferguson has Join or Die, the title of his new History show, tattooed on his arm

The former Late Late Show host, whose new show premieres tonight, got the tattoo when he became an American citizen. The History channel talk show’s title, he says, has "a kind of zippy kind of ring about it” and it’s better than the title Historical Discussions." "That would feel a little stuffy,” he says. PLUS: Join or Die manages to be thought-provoking once or twice per episode, and it's full of squandered possibilities.


Ranking J.J. Abrams’ TV pilots

Lost is No. 1, Alias is No. 2 and 11.22.63 is No. 8.