Billy Campbell has landed the lead role in Syfy's upcoming thriller series Helix, according to Deadline.
This week, Jimmy Fallon interviewed "Michael Jordan" (a.k.a. Kristen Wiig masquerading as the basketball legend), and a young woman re-recorded Alanis Morissette's song "Ironic," changing the lyrics so that the events actually were, you know, ironic. Geeks and nerds everywhere geared up for Comic-Con, including Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick, who kicked off his second annual "Course of the Force" relay. And an English photographer celebrated his son's first birthday by posting a video documenting one second of every day of his life. Check out those clips and more in our weekly roundup of the best online videos:
Keith Olbermann will host a late-night sports show on ESPN2 beginning in August, ESPN.com reports. Olbermann previously worked for ESPN in the 1990s before moving to cable news.
Rolling Stone magazine is under fire this week for its decision to put Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover.
The cover image - a picture that Tsarnaev took of himself and that graced the front page of the New York Times recently - is being criticized by some readers for portraying the alleged terrorist as a "rock star." The portrait has drawn comparisons to a previous Rolling Stone cover featuring late Doors singer Jim Morrison.
Attention, Heroes fans: The series is making a comeback! (Sort of.)
Dynamite Entertainment is reviving the NBC show, which went off the air in 2010, as a comic book, according to Comic Book Resources. The books will pick up right where the television series left off, CBR reports.
Character actor Dennis Burkley, who starred in My Name is Earl and most recently did voice work on King of the Hill, died at his home in Sherman Oaks, Calif. over the weekend, CNN reports. He was 67.
Mira Sorvino will join USA's Psych for a multi-episode arc in its upcoming season, the network announced Monday. She'll play Betsy Brannigan, the new head detective of the Santa Barbara Police Department. Her character is described as "an incredibly sweet, adorably reserved and yet certified badass. ... She's a scrapbooking, cat loving, crime-fighting machine."
Damon Wayans Jr. has booked his first post-Happy Endings role, and it's a familiar one.
Wayans will be reprising his role as Coach on Fox's New Girl, TVGuide.com has learned.
Fans of HBO's True Blood will be able to spend at least one more year in Bon Temps. The hit vampire series has been renewed for a seventh season, HBO announced Monday.
Brian Buckner will return as showrunner for the new season, which will debut next summer.
ABC Family has decided against renewing The Lying Game for a third season, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
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