While you were working ...
February 8th, 2013
06:11 PM ET

While you were working ...

Today's news you might've missed:

  • So much for "Up All Night" - just as the NBC comedy is working to restructure itself, Christina Applegate has departed the series. [Deadline]
  • Gisele Bundchen and Tom Brady created a world of cute when they brought daughter Vivian Lake. See the super sweet photo at the link. [Gisele's Facebook]
  • Call it the Revenge of Greendale: "Community" returned to higher ratings on Thursday, matching last week's "30 Rock" finale. [EW]
  • If Justin Bieber gets his way, there'll be a feature film of each of his concert tours in theaters for at least one wekeend for the rest of his career. [MTV]
  • But in the meantime, the 18-year-old is getting ready to host "Saturday Night Live" (in the middle of a massive storm, no less). Is he the sketch comedy's new Justin Timberlake? [The Atlantic]
  • LeAnn Rimes is looking "curvier" lately, so we hear. [Us Weekly]
  • Not wholly surprising - what doesn't "Girls" have an influence on? - but the HBO show is having a greater influence on the Hot 100 than one-time major music seller "Glee." [Billboard]
  • Katy Perry and John Mayer aren't going to couple up for the Grammys, but that doesn't mean Perry's going solo. She's tapped "Girls" star Allison Williams to be her date. [People]

Filed under: While you were working
February 8th, 2013
05:24 PM ET

Clive Davis: Party after Whitney Houston died 'no brainer'

Clive Davis received some criticism for continuing to host his pre-Grammys bash after news spread that Whitney Houston had died.

But a year later, Davis tells CNN that he has no regrets.

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HBO at work on 'Leftovers' pilot from Damon Lindelof
February 8th, 2013
05:07 PM ET

HBO at work on 'Leftovers' pilot from Damon Lindelof

It looks like Tom Perrotta's "The Leftovers" will be dished out on HBO.

New York Magazine's Vulture reports that the network is moving forward with production on a pilot adaptation of Perrotta's 2011 novel, which centers on those left behind three years following a Rapture-esque occurrence.

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Filed under: Lost • television
Amazon casts two leads in 'Zombieland' pilot
February 8th, 2013
01:20 PM ET

Amazon casts two leads in 'Zombieland' pilot

What was once a mere cult classic is now a potential new series for Amazon.com.

Amazon Studios is at work on a pilot episode of "Zombieland," based on the 2009 film, and according to Deadline two of the show's lead characters have been cast.

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Filed under: television • Webisodes
John Mayer owns up to jerky past
February 8th, 2013
01:03 PM ET

John Mayer owns up to jerky past

John Mayer's now known for playing charity concerts and dating Katy Perry, but it wasn't that long ago that he was ticking people off left and right.

In 2010, you couldn't turn around without hearing a new Mayer quotable about his ex-girlfriends Jennifer Aniston and Jessica Simpson, or how he thinks his nether region is a lot like a white supremacist.

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Filed under: Celebrities • John Mayer • Music
Five reasons we're glad 'Community' is back
February 8th, 2013
09:35 AM ET

Five reasons we're glad 'Community' is back

"Troy and Abed back from summer!"

And thus began season four of "Community," nearly nine months after season three ended. (So yes, obviously it is February, but at Greendale Community College, it's the fall. This show was originally supposed to return on October 19, which has been a running gag for "Community" fandom online.)

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