Ice-T and Coco Are Getting a Daytime Talk Show Tryout

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Ice-T and wife Coco are getting a daytime talk show tryout
The former E! Ice Love Coco stars will do a test run of Ice & Coco this summer on Fox stations. “It’s a fun show with our own style of hip, married humor and honesty,” says the married couple.

Better Call Saul is the top new cable show of the season
The Breaking Bad spinoff averaged 5.9 million viewers per week on a Monday timeslot.

Letterman’s Late Show announces guests for his final 28 shows
Howard Stern, Bill Murray, George Clooney, Oprah, Julia Roberts and Jerry Seinfeld will be among Dave’s faves in the final 5 1/2 weeks of his The Late Show. PLUS: Still no Jay Leno, and Letterman may opt for a low-key exit.

HBO boss: “We have, in my opinion, the best array of content in our history”
As it faces competition from new services like Netflix, HBO and CEO Richard Plepler appear to be taking a victory lap. “Interesting, isn’t it,” he says, “that at a time that’s been called the most competitive moment in our industry’s history, we have, in my opinion, the best array of content in our history.”

Katee Sackhoff to star in a TV drama that she’s co-creating
The Longmire star and Battlestar Galactica vet will star in the TV drama Rain, playing a soldier in a network-less series about the affects of global warming.

Trevor Noah embraced by Jerry Seinfeld and Larry David
Following his anti-Semitic tweet controversy, the future Daily Show host looks to be on good terms with the legendary Jewish comedians.

Hillary Clinton’s campaign could be the best thing to happen to SNL
So far, Kate McKinnon as Hillary is better than anything from the 2012 presidential campaign.

Ben McKenzie promises a “bananas” season finale for Gotham
“The finale is just absolutely bananas, and I couldn’t even really begin to describe all the crazy things that happen in it,” he says.

Mad Men director: It was “bold” to focus on the non-regulars
Michael Uppendahl talks about juggling all the guest actresses from last night’s episode. PLUS: There’s something “Sideways Universe” about Don and Diane.

New Top Gear fave: Philip Glenister
The Life on Mars alum has emerged as the new odds-on favorite to take over for Jeremy Clarkson.

Laura Benanti is writing a book of essays
The Nashville actress will share stories from her life in a collection of humorous essays due to be released next year.