Tim McGraw to star in and produce Robbers drama on TNT

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Tim McGraw to star in and produce Robbers drama on TNT
The country singer and occasional actor will play one of two drifters on a crime spree across Texas in a drama described as being in the tradition of Cormac McCarthy’s No Country For Old Men.

Key and Peele will journey to “Negrotown” in Season 5
Watch the topical video from the new season set in a black utopia free of white people. Key and Peele returns July 8.

Kevin McHale admits few watched Glee at the end — the show never recovered from Cory Monteith’s death
McHale says “it was just weird for us being there never mind actually having to be filming.” He adds: “When Cory Monteith died. I don’t think the show ever came back from that. It wasn’t for a lack of trying, but the story was going in one direction with his character and he was one of two main characters of the show.”

PlayStation renews Powers
The comic book drama will be back for a 2nd season.

Ultimate Survival Alaska star shot dead in possible homicide
Jimmy Gojdics, a star of the National Geographic Channel reality show, was found at his home with apparent gunshot wounds.

How Mad Men came up with this week’s memorable Peggy scenes
“I won’t speak to what the future holds,” says Semi Chellas, writer of this week’s episode, commenting on Peggy’s final iconic scene. “As for the transformation, drink vermouth with Roger Sterling for 16 hours, and you’re gonna have the worst hangover in the world. (Laughs.) But she was starting a new job, so she had to get in there. I imagine the inside of her head felt like a jackhammer.”

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina buys SethMeyers.org
Watch Fiorina poke fun at her campaign’s recent mix-up, when somebody critical of her bought the domain CarlyFiorina.org.

Empire has deals to air worldwide
No series with a black lead has become an international hit in the past 30 years, but that could change with Empire. The Fox drama is set to air in parts of the world, including Australia, Germany and even Asia. It just recently started airing in Britain.

Person of Interest‘s possible final episode offers a cautionary tale
“Not just about artificial intelligence and the surveillance state, which provided the show’s cerebral foundation,” says Brian Lowry, “but also the challenges in allowing what at its heart was initially a crime procedural, on a network overflowing with them, to morph into a more serialized drama, until the program practically choked on its own dense mythology.” PLUS: Person of Interest ends Season 4 on a series low.

Debbie Allen expanding her Grey’s Anatomy duties
In Season 12, she’ll become an executive producer/director.

Scott Foley was “blown away” by Grey’s Anatomy McDreamy death episode
“I watched it happen,” the Scandal star tells E! “I watched it live. It was crazy. I was on Grey’s Anatomy and I couldn’t believe it. Let’s talk about that for a minute because I was blown away! Blown away. And I thought they did it so well. Like all the voice-over stuff. I was crazy for it. I thought it was great!”

Watch Undateable‘s Scrubs reunion
Zach Braff and Donald Faison weren’t the only Scrubs alums to reunite last night. PLUS: Live episode gives Undateable slight ratings bump.

Why Amy Schumer’s 12 Angry Men parody is so brilliant
As a spoof, ’12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer’ was impeccably done—and pretty bold, too,” says Kevin Fallon, adding: “As she’s already proved with the brilliant first two episodes of the new season of Inside Amy Schumer, “12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer” exhibits the star’s unparalleled ability to be brashly feminist and throw middle fingers at cultural norms with very gender-specific comedy, all while not alienating her audience.” PLUS: Director says the star-studded casting was all thanks to Amy: “She went after everybody,” Schumer sacrificed her body for all of us, and it’s very hard to be funny while delivering insightful social commentary.

Teen Beach 2 gets a premiere date
The sequel to the Disney channel hit movie premieres June 26.

James Corden dresses as a human piñata for Cinco de Mayo
Watch Late Late Show guests LL Cool J and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting take swings at the “Cordeñata.”

Jimmy Kimmel mocks Rihanna’s Met Ball dress with the “Rihanket”
Rihanna’s Guo Pei frock has many uses, including as a blanket.

Sarah Michelle Gellar has a Buffy reunion with Empire co-creator
Long before co-creating the hit Fox drama, Danny Strong played a part-time sorcerer/nerd on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

New Girl already filmed the aftermath of the Season 4 finale
“We’ve actually shot the first four episodes of season 5 because of Zooey’s pregnancy, so I actually know exactly where the next season picks up,” says creator Liz Meriwether. PLUS: Jess will serve jury duty next season, and how Zooey Deschanel’s pregnancy paved the way for last night’s finale.