While you were working ...
December 21st, 2012
06:00 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • Looks like AMC’s “The Walking Dead” will live to see a fourth season, but it’ll do so without showrunner Glen Mazzara, who stepped in for creator Frank Darabont during Season 2. [Deadline]
  • Kristen Stewart said she’d take a sex scene over a dance scene any day. The actress said that when it came to filming the dancing scene in her upcoming “On the Road,” she was terrified. [Indiewire]
  • “Happy Endings” and “Don't Trust the B-- in Apartment 23” are moving to Sundays. The ABC comedies will return on January 6. [THR]
  • Danielle Fishel is officially a college graduate – and just in time to start work on “Girl Meets World.” We knew you could do it, Topanga! [Tumblr]
  • A new trailer for Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy’s buddy cop comedy (think “21 Jump Street”) has landed online. Check it out at the link. [EW]

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Watch: Kim K. in 'Confessions of a Marriage Counselor' trailer
December 21st, 2012
04:54 PM ET

Watch: Kim K. in 'Confessions of a Marriage Counselor' trailer

For those of you who’ve been waiting patiently for a glimpse of Kim Kardashian in Tyler Perry’s new drama, go ahead and cross it off your holiday wish list.

The trailer for “Tyler Perry's Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” has finally hit the Web.

Featuring Vanessa Williams, Jurnee Smollett and Brandy Norwood, among others, the trailer looks to be rife with sex, domestic violence and Kardashian, clad in a form-fitting mini dress:

“Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” is set to open in theaters on March 29, 2013.


Filed under: movies • Trailer Park
December 21st, 2012
03:24 PM ET

'30 Rock' cast reminisces at finale wrap party

Alec Baldwin is coping with “30 Rock’s” series finale by looking forward to the future.

After all, even The Beatles called it quits eventually, he said.

“I saw (Paul) McCartney recently and I said, ‘Even the Beatles got sick of being the Beatles, right?’ No matter how great the gig is, everybody wants to do something and kind of reinvent themselves,” he told CNN at the “30 Rock” wrap party in New York City.

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Filed under: 30 Rock • Alec Baldwin • television
Band talks 'Pumped Up Kicks' post school shooting
December 21st, 2012
02:43 PM ET

Band talks 'Pumped Up Kicks' post school shooting

In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting, many radio stations have pulled Foster the People’s 2011 hit single “Pumped Up Kicks,” in which frontman Mark Foster sings about a school shooting.

Foster, told CNN he was inspired by teenage mental illness when he wrote the song, with lyrics like, “You'd better run, better run, outrun my gun ... you'd better run, better run, faster than my bullet.”

Read Foster’s full statement after the jump:

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'Gangnam Style' is most watched video in history
December 21st, 2012
12:15 PM ET

'Gangnam Style' is most watched video in history

If you have yet to watch Psy's  "Gangnam Style" video you may be the only one.

According to Billboard, it just became the first video to garner more than 1 billion views on the Internet (cue the wailing from Justin Bieber fans).

The video recently overtook Bieber's "Baby" video as the most watched on YouTube, breaking the teen heartthrob's former record of 803 million views.

Billboard calculates that "Gangnam Style" is watched 76.4 times per second. They cite Next Big Sound in theorizing that, at its currrent rate, Bieber's video won't cross 1 billion views until 2014.


Filed under: Music
Billy Crystal and Bette Midler talk comedy, 'Parental Guidance'
December 21st, 2012
11:42 AM ET

Billy Crystal and Bette Midler talk comedy, 'Parental Guidance'

Billy Crystal and Bette Midler think the Academy Awards could use a good dose of comedy.

The “Parental Guidance” co-stars told CNN that the Oscars should institute a best comedy category.

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