Travel Channel Going on 12-Hour Road Trip as it Adopts ‘Slow TV’ Format

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Travel Channel is going on a 12-hour road trip as it adopts the “Slow TV” format
Slow TV is a hit in Norway, and now it’s set to conquer America this holiday season with Slow Road Live. Airing the day after Thanksgiving, the special will follow a caravan road trip for 12 straight hours with promises of “a serene and captivating journey.”

Discovery Channel orders the 1st American reality show set in Cuba
Cuban Chrome, which will explore Cuba’s unique classic car culture, has been in the works since before President Obama lifted travel and commerce restrictions on the island nation last December.

Kathy Griffin to The View!?
The troubled ABC talk show is interested in having Griffin join, even though she just left another troubled talk show, according to the NY Daily News.

Game of Thrones creators warn the TV show will spoil the books
Says co-creator David Benioff: “I kind of wish that there were some things we didn’t have to spoil, but we’re kind of stuck between a rock and a hard place. The show must go on. . .and that’s what we’re going to do.”

Did James Corden tape his Late Late Show debut in advance?
A British tabloid reports that on tonight’s premiere, Corden got Mila Kunis to admit she’s married to Ashton Kutcher. PLUS: How famous is Corden in Britain?

Brian Williams makes his 1st public appearance since his suspension
The Nightly News anchor spoke at a benefit Saturday for his high school alma mater, Mater Dei Prep.

The real America Works lashes out at House of Cards
The Washington-based organization has been inconvenienced ever since the Netflix series came out with Season 3. “House of Cards not only used the trademarked name without authorization from the actual firm, but also pulled elements from the real America Works’ mission and history,” a spokesperson said in a statement. “The ideology behind the House of Cards ‘America Works,’ however, confuses the philosophy underpinning the real America Works.”

HBO releases the full Silicon Valley Season 2 trailer
Watch Pied Piper battle it out with Nucleus.

Superbad‘s Christopher Mintz-Plasse will play an office receptionist on Jimmy Fallon’s NBC comedy pilot
He’ll co-star in a comedy about a shared office space in NYC.

The Flash adds Deathbolt
The villain character is already visiting Arrow.

Glee series finale showcased its greatness — and it was a reminder of its shortcomings
The decision to make the first part an alternative version of the pilot was an ingenious move.

Netflix will show Chris Tucker’s 1st standup special
Chris Tucker Live will be unveiled on the streaming service on July 10.

Kevin Nealon and Jane Kaczmarek will play a husband and wife on a CBS comedy pilot
They’ve joined the comedy based on comedian Tommy Johnagin’s life. MORE CASTING: Maggie Lawson joins Jane Lynch on Angel From Hell, and Bethany Joy Lenz to star in ABC’s Smoke and Mirrors.

Watch the trailer for Syfy’s Olympus
The Greek myths fantasy series debuts April 2.

24 and Nikita actress Alberta Watson dies
Watson, 60, ran 24‘s CTU for the first half of Season 4 and played Senator Madeline Pierce on Nikita.