CBS’ Training Day pilot Casts Bill Paxton as the Corrupt Older Cop

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

CBS’ Training Day pilot casts Bill Paxton as the corrupt older cop

Paxton will take on the rogue detective role made famous by Denzel Washington as the TV series reverses the 2001 movie it’s based on. It'll revolve around an older white cop and his young black partner.


Grey’s Anatomy books Rita Moreno and Casey Wilson

The Oscar winner and the Happy Endings alum will appear in the March 17 episode, in mysterious roles for an episode titled "Odd Man Out."


Mom is hosting a West Wing reunion with Richard Schiff

Schiff will reunite with Allison Janney, playing her co-worker in a May sweeps episode.


Joel McHale is coming out with a memoir/self-help book

The book, titled Thanks for the Money: How to Use My Life Story to Become the Best Joel McHale You Can Be, is due out in November, with the Community star promising to include "every exciting, fascinating, troubling, and never-before-revealed detail" of his personal life. It will also have "unbelievably juicy celebrity anecdotes.”


Buzzfeed will take over 30 minutes of NBC ad time on Monday to promote American Express

Starting early Leap Day morning with the Today show and ending with Late Night with Seth Meyers, Buzzfeed will show branded content during some commercial breaks.


Fuller House quickly threw shade at the Olsen twins

The Netflix revival didn’t wait long to mention what happened to Michelle Tanner. PLUS: What happened to Joey’s wife and kids?


Grey’s Anatomy alum T.R. Knight is returning to ABC to star in a drama pilot

Knight, who is currently starring on Hulu’s 11.22.63, has joined a drama pilot from We Are Your Friends writer Meaghan Oppenheimer. PLUS: UnReal’s Nathalie Kelley joins Cruel Intentions.


Kelly Clarkson delivers a heart-breaking performance on Idol

Everybody was left in tears after the original Idol champ sang "Piece by Piece."


Fox teases Empire return with a Taraji P. Henson vs. Naomi Campbell face-off

Check out the trailer for the new midseason premiere.


Watch the first episode of Great Minds with Dan Harmon

The Community creator’s new History channel late-night series features Jack Black in its debut episode.


Curly Sue
star had a fantastic audition on The Voice

Alisan Porter, the former child star who became famous in the 1991 film Curly Sue, is rebounding from a tough life after recently becoming sober.