Justin Bieber Abruptly Cancels on Stephen Colbert and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

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Justin Bieber abruptly cancels on Stephen Colbert and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Bieber was scheduled to spend today taping his Colbert and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade appearances. But for personal reasons, Bieber isn’t able to make it to New York City. Bieber apologized to Colbert via Twitter, adding: “thank you for the understanding as sometimes life kicks our ass and we need to deal with it. I will see u soon. Thank you.”

Coming in 2016: The Unauthorized Friday Night Lights Musical, starring Scott Porter as Coach Taylor

Friday Night Lights is getting the musical treatment for one night only, from the creators of The Unauthorized O.C. Musical.

Nat Geo orders Killing Patton, its 5th Bill O’Reilly book adaptation

The fifth film in the Killing series will focus on legendary World War II general George S. Patton, Jr.

The Walking Dead’s ratings rise with big Glenn episode

Sunday’s episode also topped Sunday Night Football in the demo.

Inside Amy Schumer and South Park promos banned in UK for being too explicit

Britain’s version of the FCC had the promos scrapped because Comedy Central UK aired them during mainstream shows like Friends and Two and a Half Men.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck bid an emotional goodbye to Fox & Friends

“Throughout my 14 years working in television, I have never experienced a more positive and thoughtful atmosphere than Fox News Channel,” she said this morning, holding back tears.

Sarah Palin told Seth Meyers her side of Louis CK’s famous apology

“He apologized, and he said never in a million years had he been one to want to apologize to someone,” Palin said. “He’s the only [celebrity] who has ever apologized like that.”

The voice of Hey Arnold! is now a “very hot” bearded man with tattoos

Check out pics of actor Lane Toran, who’s now 33.

Netflix unveils the Degrassi: Next Class trailer

The next Degrassi series premieres on Netflix on Jan. 15.

New York Mets tweeted a spoof of Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow poster

Pitcher Matt Harvey and the Mets are also returning in April.

Blindspot creator: Why our fall finale provided answers

“My pet peeve with shows like this, as a viewer, is that you just don’t get answers enough,” says Martin Gero. “For all intents and purposes, network television has now become essentially two seasons of a regular cable show. We do these fall finales and then take a little time off and then come back, so it should feel as big as a season finale.”

James Corden gave Rob Lowe his own talk show

Presenting The Lowe Down with Rob Lowe.

Jimmy Kimmel Live helps Harrison Ford and Chewbacca settle their “feud”

Also on Kimmel’s Star Wars special episode, Carrie Fisher appeared via hologram.

Castle bosses explain Monday’s “sexy twist”

“That’s one of the delightful things we have been able to do that you’ll see in the new year that we wouldn’t have been able to do if we hadn’t started this whole thing off,” says co-showrunner Terence Paul Winter.

Letterman took the 1963 Indy 500-winning car for a spin

Check out Dave in a 1963 Watson roadster, for Maxim magazine.

Watch Stephen Colbert pester the Butterball Turkey Talk-Line

Watch The Late Show host kept calling, asking questions like: “How do I deep fry my turkey without catching my house on fire, and — as a quick follow-up — can you connect me with the fire department?”