10 Years Later: How Fictional TV Shows Tackled Post-Katrina New Orleans

Norman Weiss

10 years later: How fictional TV shows tackled post-Katrina New Orleans

HBO’s Tremé did the best to capture life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, but many shows based in The Big Easy have failed to focus on the underlying issues that were uncovered from the 2005 tragedy.


Botched star who got surgery to look like Justin Bieber has been found dead

Toby Sheldon, who’s been missing for the past week, was found in a motel room on Friday.


MythBusters recreates the Breaking Bad series finale

Does Walter White’s contraption actually work?


NBC developing an Oh Mama comedy featuring 2 moms having an affair

The proposed comedy follows an engaged couple who’s relationship is tested when their moms start having an affair.


Jimmy Kimmel sent Miley Cyrus to Hollywood Blvd dressed as a frumpy Aussie reporter

Kimmel says of the undercover mission: “We disguised Miley as an Australian woman and sent her out on the street to ask people what they think about Miley Cyrus.”


David E. Kelley’s Amazon Trial adds Maria Bello and Lost’s Tania Raymonde

They’ll respectively play Billy Bob Thornton’s ex-wife and friend.


Suits’ midseason finale twist, explained

"We can't just keep pushing it off," says exec producer Aaron Korsh.


Empire promotes Serayah to a series regular

The actress, singer and dancer’s R&B artist character will be a regular part of Season 2.


The O.C.
's McMansion is for sale

The Malibu house used as the exterior for the Cohen family home is available for $6.25 million.


Roots remake casts a British actor as Kunta Kinte

Malachi Kirby will take on the lead role originally played by LeVar Burton in the 1977 Roots miniseries.


Larry King is “fixated” on dying — and who will speak at his funeral

The 81-year-old former Larry King Live host is hoping Bill Clinton will do the honors after his previous scheduled speaker, Mario Cuomo, died earlier this year.


Public Morals has a soft debut

Just 2.14 million tuned in for Ed Burns’ TNT ‘60s cop drama.


Here’s a dark alt ending to Friends

What if the whole series was a homeless Phoebe’s meth-addled fantasy?


Does E! News have another feud on its hands?

With Giuliana Rancic gone, Maria Menounos is reportedly feuding with correspondent Catt Sadler.


Sarah Jessica Parker almost rejected Sex and the City

"She was reluctant to do the pilot because she didn't really want to do a series,” Parker’s Broadway colleague Seth Rudetsky recalls. "However, she loved the script so she filmed it and then forgot about it. Months later she found out the show was picked up and she completely wanted to get out of it. I mean, completely."


Justin Bieber added to VMA performers

Bieber will perform for the first time at MTV VMAs since 2010.


Andy Grammer joins Dancing with the Stars

The Honey, I'm Good pop singer is yet another addition to Season 21.


Watch The Mindy Project’s Season 3 gag reel

Each Mindy star breaks character in this clip from the DVD.

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