Joe Manganiello Joins History’s Navy SEAL Team Six Series

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Joe Manganiello joins History’s Navy SEAL Team Six action series

The True Blood alum will play a former Seal Team Six squad leader on Six, an eight-episode action drama series that follows a Navy SEAL mission to kill a Taliban leader that goes awry.

Listen to Kanye West’s SNL backstage meltdown

According to a recording leaked to the NY Post, the rapper called NBC staffers “white m———–s” and told them “Don’t f–k with me,” before going off on Taylor Swift. PLUS: Kanye didn’t go after Lorne Michaels.

Josh Hutcherson to star in Hulu comedy pilot Future Man

Seth Rogen is producing pilot in which The Hunger Games star plays a janitor/gamer “who is tasked with preventing the extinction of humans after mysterious visitors from the future proclaim him the key to defeating the imminent super-race invasion.”

Lauren Ambrose goes from The X-Files to Amazon

The Six Feet Under alum will star in The Interestings, a drama pilot about a group of friends and their relationship over three decades.

Jeff Probst was initially reluctant to cast Big Brother’s “Beastmode Cowboy” on Survivor

“We were deep in the casting process and CBS called me to ask me if we would consider him,” he says. “CBS is very respectful of our [autonomy] so we met with him but I wasn’t very impressed. Since they usually don’t ask for much, I thought, OK let’s have him on. And I couldn’t have been more wrong about him. He was fantastic.” PLUS: Probst picks 5 Survivor: Kaoh Rong castaways to watch.

Are the Duggars returning to TLC?

The 19 Kids and Counting family has been spotted around their town in recent months with a camera crew in tow.

Grammys producer defends brief Natalie Cole tribute

“Frankly, I think it was appropriate,” Ken Ehrlich says of showing a “touching and emotional” video clip. Cole’s family criticized the awards show for not having a more substantial tribute.

Glee’s Jayma Mays joins NBC’s The Trail

She’ll play an assistant D.A. charged with prosecuting John Lithgow in this comedy spoof of true-crime docuseries.

In Season 3, Broad City represents the triumph of the platonic rom-com

As Megan Garber notes, “Abbi and Ilana share, basically, what a lot of young women—and young men—share in this age of delayed marriage and emergent adulthood and platonic roommates and geographic peripateticism and economic prosperity and economic uncertainty: a friendship that occupies the psychic space that used to be devoted to spouses and children.” PLUS: Meet the real-life couple that form Broad City’s secret slapstick weapon, Season 3 takes the slapstick to new heights, Abbi and Ilana get trippy with Stephen Colbert, Abbi and Ilana talk about the pressure putting together this season, and Broad City works because Abbi and Ilana are truly in love with each other.

Better Call Saul’s Season 2 premiere down 23% from last year

But last year, the AMC series didn’t have a premiere vs. the Grammys on President’s Day.

Watch Shonda Rhimes’ TED Talk

Here are the best pieces of wisdom from her talk earlier this month about The Year of Saying Yes.

There’s going to be a Flight of the Conchords reunion

Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement will perform at the Newport Folk Festival this summer.

MyNetworkTV picks up old X-Files reruns

The reruns have been picked after the Fox series returned to strong ratings.