Daytime Emmys: NATAS Owes Apology for Red Carpet Show, Rape 'Joke'
When it was announced that this year’s Daytime Emmys would be streamed online (and not broadcast), surely no one imagined that the accompanying red carpet pre-show would set the bar so unacceptably low, with an interview team that would lob rape “jokes,” talk about “go[ing] lesbian” READ MORE
Lifetime to Air The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story
“Extracurricular activities” are about to take on a whoooooole new meaning.
Lifetime will go back to school this fall with The Unauthorized Saved By the Bell Story, a TV-movie that READ MORE
Number of 'Nielsen Families' that Fuel TV Ratings to Grow 'Significantly'
Nielsen — aka “the ratings people” — has announced a plan to increase the number of sampled households by a “significant” measure over the next two years. READ MORE
American Idol: Will Caleb's 'R-Word' Dustup (or Last Week's Top 5 Twist) Factor Into Your Voting?
It only takes one bad performance to derail an American Idol dream — but what if that face-plant involves something other than actual singing?
Season 13 finalist Caleb Johnson will stare down this ominous question come Wednesday night — in the wake of an ugly interview he gave to AfterBuzz TV’s Jason Ikeler following last week’s Top 5 results telecast. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLLS
Saturday Night Live: Leslie Jones Blasts Critics of Her Slavery-Themed 'Weekend Update' Bit
Don’t say you haven’t been warned: Saturday Night Live writer Leslie Jones’ on-screen debut this weekend — built around the idea that her romantic prospects would’ve been much better “back in the slave days” — may merely have been an opening salvo. READ MORE & TAKE OUR POLL
Naya Rivera Reportedly Cut From Glee Finale; Rep Denies Actress Was Fired After On-Set Clash
Naya Rivera will no longer be a part of Glee‘s Season 5 finale, and her future with the Fox series at large is in flux, according to multiple reports. READ MORE
Craig Ferguson Quits Late Late Show, Says Plan Was in Place Before Letterman Announced Exit
The Late Late Show is over for Craig Ferguson.
Ferguson announced during the taping of Monday’s program that he will step down as host of The Late Late Show in December 2014. The news follows CBS’ decision to tap Stephen Colbert — and not Ferguson — to succeed David Letterman as host of The Late Show. Ferguson, however …READ MORE
How I Met Your Mother Star: 'Heart-Wrenching' Funeral, Cut from Finale, May Have Softened Blow
A funeral scene that was filmed but didn’t make it into the How I Met Your Mother series finale might have helped fans process the CBS sitcom’s final, polarizing twist. READ MORE
Barbara Walters: Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck Were Booted from The View to ‘Shake Things Up’
Did Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasselbeck leave The View of their own accord, or were they pushed out?
A new interview with the retirement-bound Barbara Walters all but confirms that it was the latter, despite initial claims that the pair chose to exit ABC’s venerable gabfest. READ MORE
HIMYM Boss Breaks Silence on Divisive Finale
Divisive is actually putting it kindly. The fact is, Monday’s How I Met Your Mother finale went over like a lead balloon with longtime fans (TVLine readers gave the episode a C-), many of whom took issue with the closing twist that saw …READ MORE