Saturday, November 22, 2014
Inquirer Daily News

Television

For anyone who has seen an episode of the Discovery Channel’s "Mythbusters," the idea of a live stage show from cohosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman might be a little, well, unsettling. After all, as proven in episode after episode, our boys sure do love their explosions.
Mike Nichols, 83, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary, and wicked absurdity to such films, TV, and stage hits as The Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Angels in America, and Monty Python's Spamalot, died Wednesday evening.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Fox is moving "Glee" to Fridays for its sixth and final season, which wraps with a two-hour season finale on March 20, 2015.
NEW YORK (AP) - Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a prime-time, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including "Beauty and the Beast," ''The Lion King," ''Aida," ''Tarzan," ''The Little Mermaid," ''Mary Poppins," ''Newsies" and "Aladdin."
Miller's mots for Marilyn It may shock youngsters, but love did exist - as did love notes - before Instagram.
NEW YORK (AP) - NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of "The Cosby Show," moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HBO Go, the app that offers the pay cabler's shows, has launched on the Xbox One videogame console.
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Carrie and Fred are back, and as epic as ever.
New Jersey's state legislature recently passed a bill banning gestation crates for pigs, with Humane Society reports indicating that they tend to drive the animals insane. Gov. Chris Christie, however, has until December to decide on a veto for the bill — and, in fact, recently told a group of Iowa pig farmers that he would do so despite a 93 percent support rate among Jersey's voters.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Netflix said it is postponing Bill Cosby's upcoming standup comedy special, a decision that followed a growing number of allegations that the famed entertainer sexually assaulted women.
NEW YORK (AP) - A technology consultant from Florence, South Carolina, has bragging rights as the king of kings on "Jeopardy!"