Stanta Katic Returning to Castle
Stanta Katic returning to Castle
Katic has inked a one-year deal to stay on the ABC series for Season 8.
ABC’s fall schedule puts The Muppets on Tuesdays, Don Johnson’s Oil on Sundays
Ken Jeong’s Dr. Ken will air on Fridays after Last Man Standing, while Fresh Off the Boat will move half an hour to air after The Muppets, which will be shown Tuesdays at 8. Meanwhile, ABC is keeping Wednesdays and Thursdays intact, while saving Uncle Buck and Shonda Rhimes’ The Catch for midseason. PLUS: ABC boss wants Castle and Grey’s Anatomy to run for “many, many seasons to come,” Season 2 of American Crime will tell a different story in a different location with some actors returning in different roles, ABC promises “a grown-up Muppets,” and the Agents of SHIELD spinoff is not dead (ABC didn’t want to lose the new additions who helped Agents of SHIELD hit its stride.) UPDATE: Watch ABC’s new show trailers.
Agent Carter moving from NYC to Los Angeles for Season 2
A description of the new season says: “Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet.”
Canadian TV’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes calls out SNL over alleged plagiarism
“In regards to the SNL sketch debate, we’re waiting for SNL to say something and then we’ll say the same thing later — just shorter,” the CBC show tweeted in response to similarities between both shows’ Prophet Muhammad sketches.
Jimmy Kimmel tried to get ABC to run a “Go Watch Letterman” card — Jerry Seinfeld made him feel bad
Howard Stern asked Kimmel about Seinfeld’s criticism of him running a rerun vs. Letterman’s final show. “It actually made me feel bad,” Kimmel said, adding that ABC rejected his idea to just running a note saying “Go watch Letterman.” Kimmel says ABC deserves credit for at least letting him run a rerun. “I think they were very nice to agree to a rerun during sweeps,” he says.
ABC to air an NFL playoff game, thanks to a sharing agreement with sibling ESPN
Not only is ESPN’s ESPYs moving to ABC, but ESPN will let ABC simulcast its wildcard playoff game. This will mark the first NFL game on ABC in a decade. PLUS: ESPN announces a midnight SportsCenter and a new slate of 30 for 30 documentaries.
Sandra Lee reveals she’s battling breast cancer
The TV chef tells Robin Roberts on GMA that she already underwent a lumpectomy and she’s prepared to undergo a mastectomy.
Jeremy Piven is promoting the Entourage movie as Ari Gold — that’s why he cursed on Today
Later today, Piven will make his one and only appearance as Ari promoting the character’s new book The Gold Standard: Rules to Rule By.
Sofia Vergara gets a Snapchat reality show: Vergaraland
The tongue-in-cheek series will reveal the Modern Family star’s life through the eyes of her 20-something son, Manolo.
Comedy Central will stop showing Jon Stewart’s Daily Show in the UK
Comedy Central Extra, which shows The Daily Show in Britain, says it’s moving away from airing talk shows.
Louis CK reveals the dirty joke he snuck on Late Night when he wrote for Conan
Louis CK tells Seth Meyers he got announcer Joel Goddard to mention “pearl necklace.” PLUS: Seth Meyers says goodbye to “Next Week on Mad Men.”
“MySpace Tom” reacts to Silicon Valley: “The whole show is a meta-moment”
“It’s satire, and that form of commentary functions best through extreme exaggeration,” says Tom Anderson, who helped found MySpace. “Have I ever met anyone as ridiculous and disgusting as these characters? Not quite. Close, though.”
SNL stars are headed to PBS for Nature Cat
Taran Killam, Kate McKinnon, Bobby Moynihan, and Kenan Thompson, along with Garfunkel and Oates‘ Kate Micucci, will help lend their voices to the series about an adventure-seeking cat.
New Scream promo shows MTV stars as bloody corpses
The Killer Party promo shows stars of six MTV shows, including Teen Wolf and Finding Carter, as “bloody but very beautiful corpses.”
Orphan Black meets Too Many Cooks
Watch Tatiana Maslany play all her clones, Too Many Cooks-style.