Mr. T to Star in a I Pity the Tool Home Renovation Series

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Mr. T to star in a I Pity the Tool home renovation series
The 62-year-old former “A-Team” star has joined the DIY Network to help people redo their living rooms and kitchens.

Empire‘s season finale was the equivalent of the entire season of most shows
“So if watching one hour of Empire can be dizzying,” says James Poniewozik, “two of them back to back, throwing out twists to set up a second season, is like an all-nighter at the club: I hope you stayed hydrated. Blood was spilled, weaves were pulled, alliances were changed, and Lucious Lyon went from dying man to ALS-free jailbird all in one night.” PLUS: It felt like the best episode of Trapped in the Closet in years, it was a pretty perfect season finale, one that laid the groundwork for Season 2, Malik Yoba reacts to the season finale, the catfight felt like a throwback to this classic soap scene, Empire showrunner admits Season 2 will be “daunting,” co-creator Danny Strong says he was wrong to say there would be no cliffhangers, and Empire ends the season on another ratings high with 16.5 million viewers — it’s now the No. 1 network show in the 18-49 demo, topping The Big Bang Theory.

Inside the Game of Thrones Season 5 premiere at the Tower of London
Co-creator D.B. Weiss called it “the Thronesiest location we could find.” PLUS: See GoT stars on the red carpet, and GoT used chickens to create dragons.

Check out the trailer for M. Night Shyamalan’s Wayward Pines
The Fox event series, starring “Empire’s” Terrence Howard, kicks off May 14.

Will Ferrell visits Jimmy Fallon as Little Debbie
“I am the new face of Little Debbie snack cakes,” Ferrell told Fallon. “I’m not the Hollywood hunk I once was, this mug ain’t making the moolah like it used to.”

Girls‘ Hannah Horvath joins Seth Meyers’ Late Night writing staff
Lena Dunham also unveiled a chic pixie cut during her visit with Meyers on Wednesday.

Little League star Mo’ne Davis’ life to become a Disney Channel movie
The history-making 13-year-old Little League World Series pitcher will be the subject of the TV movie Throw Like Mo.

NBC has been “juicing” the Nightly News ratings by re-airing the newscast at 2 a.m.
The double airings have been happening in 10 cities.

Banshee promotes Matthew Rauch
Rauch has been recurring on the Cinemax drama since the pilot.

Hannibal Buress tells about getting a death threat for his Bill Cosby jokes
As he revealed to Jimmy Kimmel, the death threat oddly came from a mutual friend.

Rita Moreno joins CBS’ Joe Time
She’ll play Steven Weber’s mom on the family comedy pilot. PLUS: Mario Van Peebles to guest on CBS’ For Justice, and Ruth Negga lands the female lead on AMC’s Power.

Ken Jeong: “I’ll never leave Community, no matter what”
“You’re either a lifer or you’re not,” he says. “I’ve just learned so much. If we come back, I’ve got so much to learn. This show has been a huge influence on me and what I’ve done in my other projects.”

Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks is no longer a redhead
The actress is now blonde, her natural hair color, for a Clairol campaign.

Watch Keke Palmer in the new Scream Queens teaser
Check her out blowing up some demonic bubble gum.

The Bachelor: New Zealand contestant fats on the first date
Is this one of the most embarrassing moments in first date history?