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TV: Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sesame Street Video Out-Cutes Tom Hiddleston’s Sesame Street Video. Counting Sherlocks

I’m loathe to say this, considering just how much I love Tom Hiddleston, but his adorable Sesame Street video with Cookie Monster from last summer’s PBS press tour is no competition for Benedict Cumberbatch’s Murray and The Count Von Count mystery. This time, Cumberpatch partners with the muppety duo to count snack foods (no apples [...]

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Tom Hiddleston Joins The British Bad Guy Club; Drives a Jaguar

The internet basically makes Super Bowl commercials irrelevant, but that is not stopping Jaguar from ‘leaking’ a fancy, British commercial featuring three sexy Englishmen competing for baddest of the bad guys. Ben Kingsley (“Gandhi”), Mark Strong (“Low Winter Sun;” MY FANTASIES) and Tom Hiddleston (“The Avengers;” my bed where I keep him when he’s not [...]

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TV: ‘Looking’ Star Jonathan Groff Says Gay Characters Are ‘Relatable’

Tonight HBO adds a new thirty-minute series to their Sunday lineup. “Looking” partners with “Girls” as a comedy following three men on their search for love, but unlike its night partner, “Looking” features characters who are slightly older and less determined to make all the wrong decisions at all the wrong moments. What is being [...]

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TV: ‘Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ Books First Guest Will Smith and U2

New “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon announced today the name of his first guest and musical guest for his Monday, February 17th premiere. Will Smith will walk from the velvet curtain and take the seat across from Fallon and the host could not be happier. “He’s a big Hollywood star,” said Fallon on kicking off [...]

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TV: ‘Trophy Wife’ Wedding Bringing Muppets and Special Guests Megan Mullally and Florence Henderson

Last night at the ABC Network cocktail party I had a chance to chat with “Trophy Wife” Co-Creators and Executive Producers Sarah Haskins and Emily Halpern who were both very open about some exciting moments coming up on the freshman comedy series. The Malin Ackerman (Kate) and Bradley Whitford (Pete) sitcom has always been about [...]

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TV: ‘Veronica Mars’ Spin-off Coming to CW Seed

The CW digital wing, CW Seed, will have a new addition come later this year. Just as the fervor for “Veronica Mars” couldn’t get any higher, CW president Mark Pedowitz announced during today’s Television Critics Association presentation that he got off the phone yesterday with Rob Thomas after sealing a deal to produce a spin-0ff [...]

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TV: ‘Under the Dome’ Returns on Monday, June 30th

Hot off a brief session with the Television Critics Association during the winter press tour, CBS Entertainment President Nina Tesler confirmed the return date for the second season of my dad’s favorite summer show “Under the Dome.” The show was a huge success for CBS last summer, having glued butts to couches during its first [...]

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TV: ‘The Strain’ Isn’t Going for Sexy, But it Could…

We got a glimpse today at the new Guillermo del Toro produced “The Strain,” a highly-anticipated adaptation of his popular novel trilogy written with “The Town” novelist Chuck Hogan. The horror novel is a spin on the popular vampire genre, but of course rather than offering up sexy vampires these demons are plagues infesting the [...]

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TV: Kiefer Sutherland, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Manny Coto Give Scoop on ’24: Live Another Day’

During the Fox Network portion of the Television Critics Association press tour the network kicked off the day with the highly anticipated return of America’s favorite prickly pear. Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) is back for another day’s adventures, but this time in a tighter, more cable-like version spanning a sleek twelve episodes. Dubbed “24: Live [...]

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TV: ‘The Lonely Island’ Ink Development Deal With Fox Network

Fans of the former “Saturday Night Live” staple “The Lonely Island” will be happy to learn that the Andy Samberg fronted comedy trio are joining the Fox family. Samberg just won the “Golden Globe” over the weekend for his role on Fox’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” as Detective Jake Peralta, and his childhood best friends Akiva Schaffer [...]

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