Steven Spielberg OK’d ‘Sharknado 3’s homage to ‘Jaws’

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Steven Spielberg OK’d Sharknado 3’s homage to Jaws

Jerry Springer will be featured in the special homage to the 40-year-old blockbuster, says director Anthony C. Ferrante. “We had to get clearance from Amblin and (Steven) Spielberg to use this Jaws thing we wanted to do. We got approval, and we were surprised,” he says. “We were waiting for them to go, ‘No, we don’t want to be in Sharknado.’”

Game of Thrones
is bringing back Bran Stark for Season 6

“I can’t say a lot, but I am back this season, and it’s going to get particularly interesting with Bran,” Isaac Hempstead Wright tells the Irish Examiner. “He has some interesting visions.” PLUS: Sophie Turner talks defending Sansa Stark — she won’t rule out paralysis for her Game of Thrones character.

Watch Neil Patrick Harris guest-judge America’s Got Talent

Harris joins Michael Buble, Piers Morgan and Marlon Wayans in guest-judging this week’s episode.

releases a cut sketch of Dwayne Johnson as a daisy

Saturday Night Live continues releasing leftover material from Season 40, the latest being The Rock as a dancing flower.

Once Upon a Time
was Comic-Con’s most tweeted-about TV show — Game of Thrones didn’t crack the Top 5

Twitter’s data reveals Arrow ranked No. 2 in tweets, Supernatural No. 3, Teen Wolf No. 4 and The Vampire Diaries No. 5.

Why was this week’s True Detective so awful?

After Sunday’s episode, Willa Paskin is sorry she gave Season 2 a positive review. “I was giving True Detective the benefit of the doubt, when, obviously, I should have seen the signs, the poor form, the confusion, and known what was coming: a full body splat into the pool so powerful it leaves all the poolside flip-flops caked in chlorine,” she says. “Sunday night’s episode was really, really bad, and not as an outlier, but as an apotheosis.” PLUS: This season has lacked the bravura, subtext, and character-driven drama of Season 1, Nic Pizzolatto explains all the aerial shots, and how can True Detective fix itself for Season 3?

turns 25: Which TV show had the best parody of the Demi Moore-Patrick Swayze film?

Two and a Half Men, Community, Family Guy and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon all spoofed the famous pottery wheel scene.

Bravo renews Vanderpump Rules

Lisa Vanderpump’s reality show is already in production for Season 4.

Which 7 Days in Hell wig was the best?

Kit Harington’s comb-over or Andy Samberg’s “carnation flower of grease”?

adds Eion Bailey

Bailey is one of four factors joining the HBO series, playing a “louche bachelor and veteran Westworld guest.”