Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Television

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Spoiler Warning: Do not read on unless you've seen "The Walking Dead" season 5, episode 12, titled "Remember."
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-TV/GLOBAL:Maggie Smith to Leave 'Downton Abbey' After Next Season
NEW YORK (AP) - Ming-Na Wen says her role as ace pilot and weapons expert Melinda May on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." has convinced her children that she's cool.
Last week, John Oliver mocked Willie Singletary in a rant that condemned the former Philly Traffic Court judge’s use of his “judicial penis,” in the process putting a piece of Philadelphia lore on display for all the world to see. Last night, the hot sausage sandwich that rescued I-95 from collapse in March 2008 got the same treatment.
Broad City stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer stopped by "The Tonight Show" on Friday for a game of “Truth or Truth,” in which our heroines blast host Jimmy Fallon with tenacious honesty. It was, in a word, unequivocal.
"30 Rock" creator happy to be behind the camera as her new comedy comes to Netflix.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-TV/NEWS:'Downton Abbey' Season Five Postmortem: Gareth Neame Talks the Carson and Hughes Wedding, Plans For Season Six
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "House of Cards" is a global franchise -- and the political drama is popular in many countries where Netflix isn't yet available, prompting a surge in piracy downloads for the just-released season three.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-DIGITAL/NEWS:Yahoo TV Converts to Tumblr-Based Digital Magazine Format
Will Forte had me at the Cheez Whiz. Six minutes into his terrific Fox sitcom, The Last Man on Earth - in which he plays, um, the last man left alive on Earth - Forte samples a $10,000 bottle of red wine with his bowl of SpaghettiOs.
VARIETY-ENTERTAINMENT-TV/OPINION:The 5 Strangest Moments From This Week's 'Bachelor'