"I would hate me if I were them, but I'm not, so I love me!"
Three talk-show hosts in desperate need of material stage an awesome beatdown.
Lest anyone get excited over the possible end to the writers' strike, the L.A. Times reminds us today that most of the crap on TV now was greenlighted before strike and it's going to get worse before it gets better.
Then he high-fived an assistant.
Plus industry news on Kirsten Dunst, Selma Blair, and Blind Melon. Yes, Blind Melon. Yes, that Blind Melon.
"Well, I put the show in my Tivo and of course because of all the spinoffs my Tivo filled up instantly and I lost all my other shows."
After a failed start with an unpopular batch of new shows, and an ongoing WGA strike that, in all likelihood, will never be resolved, it looked as though all was lost for the networks — until Sunday night when NBC's writerless American Gladiators reboot became the highest-rated show of the new season!
Owing to the celebrities' refusal to cross picket lines to collect their statues at Sunday night's planned Golden Globes ceremony, NBC, Dick Clark, and the Hollywood Foreign Press Association have officially called off the event.
A masterpiece of betrayed audience expectations right up there with Psycho.
Remember when everyone watched ER?
A tribute to the savior and destroyer of television.
Plus news on Journeyman, KITT, and Where the Wild Things Are
No, not to viewers like you.
So might Carson Daly's brave decision to return to the air this week actually be hurting the networks — and therefore helping the picketing writers? Sure looks like it!
Two heroes would die, we were told in the advertisements leading up to last night's “season” “finale” of Heroes. Our overriding emotion on hearing this, other than mild drowsiness, was relief.
In a move that certainly hasn't won him many friends, Carson Daly returned to air last night, his Last Call the first late-night talk show to come back after writers' strike began on November 5.
Ben Silverman, master of the conflict of interest!
"Carson Daly Almost Ran Me Over at NBC," screams the headline of a Saturday post over at Deadline Hollywood Daily. But did Daly actually try to hit someone with his SUV? Probably not.
Despite some optimism on Monday over a possible deal, the writers' strike, now in its fourth week, has not yet been resolved.
NBC announced today that they're picking up Chuck and Life for a full season, making those shows only the second and third new series after ABC's Dirty Sexy Money to be granted a back-nine order since the start of the writers' strike.
We predicted last week that Quarterlife's Bitsie Tulloch would be a huge star — turns out we might actually be right about something for once.
We had high hopes for the Create Your Own Hero tool on NBC's official Heroes Website. Too bad it stinks.
News about Ellen DeGeneres and Jay Leno!
In a new Esquire profile, the always charming Silverman — in rare moments between partying with supermodels and white tigers and dodging mandatory company drug tests — talks candidly about his competition at the other networks.
The only thing recycled in last night's Heroes was ...