Ted Cruz to Visit Jimmy Kimmel Live for the First Time

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Ted Cruz to visit Jimmy Kimmel Live for the first time

Wednesday's appearance will mark the Republican presidential candidate’s fourth visit to late-night, and second since running for president (he stopped by Stephen Colbert last fall, Seth Meyers a year ago just before launching his campaign, and visited Jay Leno’s Tonight Show in 2013).


Georgia governor vetoes legislature's anti-gay bill

“I do not think we have to discriminate against anyone to protect the faith-based community in Georgia, of which I and my family have been a part for all of our lives,” Gov. Nathan Deal said in rejecting the Free Exercise Protection Act, which came under fire from numerous entertainment companies that film in Georgia.


Mark Ballas may be too injured to perform on tonight’s Dancing with the Stars

"He injured his back at camera blocking rehearsal on Sunday," a source tells People. "It's an old injury that he aggravated. It's up in the air if he'll be able to perform tonight.”


Netflix is using search-specific Friends clips to promote itself on YouTube

YouTube users searching for specific words will be greeted with preroll Netflix ads with a Friends scene matching their keywords.


VH1 sets a town hall for Ice Cube and Common’s Barbershop: The Next Cut

The town hall will be part of the new VH1 Behind The… series.


Comedians honor Garry Shandling by playing one last basketball game at his house

Judd Apatow posted a pic of Kathy Griffin, Sarah Silverman, Bill Maher, Jeffrey Tambor, Kevin Nealon and many other comics who were part of Shandling’s legendary star-studded Sunday basketball games.


Supergirl-The Flash crossover involved lots of schedule juggling

They may share the same producers, but Supergirl and The Flash film in different cities (Los Angeles and Vancouver), requiring Grant Gustin to fly down to L.A. twice.


Watch a preview of James Corden’s Carpool Karaoke primetime special

The Late Late Show host filmed a music video for Tuesday's primetime event at CBS Television City, where he and his Carpool Karaoke guest Jennifer Lopez both work (she on American Idol).


Starz gets a new slogan, adds its name to Encore

As Starz prepares to put itself up for sale, it will be rebranded "Starz: Obsessible" to emphasize its fan-centric programming. And starting April 5, the Encore slate of channels will be dubbed “Starz Encore.”


Girls sticks up for Marnie

Last night’s Marnie-centric episode represented a departure for the HBO series, resulting in a terrific half hour for Girls’ most annoying character.


See Kiefer Sutherland’s debut country music video

Not Enough Whisky is the former 24 star’s first single from his first album, Down in the Hole.


Jane Pauley showed what it’s like to play herself on Madam Secretary

CBS Sunday Morning went behind the scenes with Pauley, who was hosting the fictional Jane Pauley Show.


MasterChef gets a Season 7 premiere date

Wolfgang Puck will join Gordon Ramsay on the Fox reality staple on June 1.


Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s new trailer shows Kimmy Schmidt “Kimmy-fy”-ing the world

Kimmy turns NYC into a Kimmier place in the final trailer for Season 2.


A police detective with a 90% success rate is getting his own Investigation Discovery show -- I Am Homicide

Premiering in June, the docuseries will focus on Detective Garry McFadden, "an officer unlike any other.”