Netflix Gives Bob Odenkirk and David Cross a New Sketch Comedy Show

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Netflix gives Bob Odenkirk and David Cross a new sketch comedy show
The Mr. Show alums are reuniting for With Bob and David, a sketch comedy show consisting of four half-hour episodes and a one-hour behind-the-scenes special. Odenkirk and Cross promise “four half-hours of brand new comedy featuring all new characters, all new scenes, and most importantly, all new wigs.”

Watch the haunting 1st teaser for Ash vs. Evil Dead
The Starz Evil Dead series starring Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless premieres sometime this fall.

CMT orders a Billy Ray Cyrus sitcom and a Kellie Pickler reality show
Cyrus will star in “Still the King,” playing the 2nd-best Elvis impersonator in Laughlin, Nevada. CMT has also ordered docuseries Gainesville, American Speed: The True Story of NASCAR, the Chelsea Handler-produced The Josh Wolf Show starring the former Chelsea Lately comedian, and I Love Kellie Pickler starring the former Idol.

Monica Lewinsky’s chances of joining The View permanently are “hugely unlikely”
She would, however, make an “intriguing” guest co-host, an ABC News source tells the NY Daily News.

FX teases Louie Season 5
See two glimpses of the new season, including one where Louis CK is depressed.

Steven Moffat rules out a Doctor Who movie and a WhoSherlock crossover
“We’re talking one of the biggest TV shows in the world. It can’t just be a medium-size movie—it’s gotta be a colossal movie,” says the executive producer of both shows. “I’ve sat with people, saying—and in the end it’s not my decision or my choice, I don’t own Doctor Who—’Okay, explain to me how it’s going to work.’ And nobody has an answer.”

Conan loses one of his longest-serving writers to Stephen Colbert
Writer-performer Brian Stack, who’s been with Conan for 18 years, will join Colbert’s Late Show writing staff. Stack and Colbert performed improv together in Chicago.

Giuliana Rancic: I got death threats over Fashion Police controversy
“I started very quickly getting death threats,” the E! star says. “People were sending me pictures of the barrel of a gun saying, ‘I’m going to kill your family.’ It was awful.”

Amy Schumer gets naked for Entertainment Weekly cover
“I want to especially thank @EW for not airbrushing me,” Schumer tweeted. “For real very cool. Thank you. Proud size 6 yo!”

General Hospital is going with 2 live episodes in May
The May 15 and May 18 episodes will be presented live as part of May sweeps.

SVU attempted to tackle the University of Virginia rape debacle
What was shown last night, says Anna Merlan, was “a mixture of smart observations about how rape allegations are handled in the media, and SVU’s trademark corny, cringingly ham-handed and caricatured version of real events.”

The Wire‘s Clay Davis bobblehead was given to President Obama
Creator David Simon asked Isiah Whitlock Jr. to mail him the bobblehead in advance of his visit to the White House, but all Whitlock had was the prototype used for the Kickstarter campaign.

Vanilla Ice strikes plea deal in burglary case, avoids felony charges
The rapper has been ordered to pay $1,300 in restitution and do 100 hours of community service after stealing from a Florida home while filming “The Vanilla Ice Project.”

Netflix orders supernatural drama Montauk
Set in 1980s Long Island, Montauk will revolve around a boy whose mysterious disappearance revolves around supernatural elements, government experiments and a “very strange little girl.”

Check out George Takei’s new web series: It Takeis Two
The YouTube animated series follows Takei and his husband Brad through their daily lives.

Mob Wives star Big Ang hospitalized with a tumor in her throat
It’s not known whether the tumor is cancerous.

George R.R. Martin posts a Sansa Stark surprise
The “Game of Thrones honcho has given book readers their first glimpse of Sansa in 10 years.

Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones get the VHS box cover treatment
Julien Knez also created a fake VHS box cover for The Walking Dead.

Larry King: Barbara Walters used to scold me for not going into retirement
“I noticed she’s kinda hanging around the cameras lately herself,” tweeted King.