Orange is the New Black might not have the hype of Arrested Development or House of Cards, but it is by far the most satisfying original series Netflix has released this year.
From Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, Orange follows Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), an upper-middle class woman who finds herself incarcerated for a crime she committed 10 years prior. But Kohan isn't simply rehashing the same pampered, fish-out-of-water angle of Weeds for another suburban satire. This time, Kohan uses the familiar white protagonist as a medium through which to tell stories of those typically marginalized in mainstream media.
Danielle Jonas and Kevin Jonas
Kevin Jonas and his wife Danielle are expecting their first child, E! News reports.
"I was overjoyed," Kevin said. "It's been the most exciting thing in my life so far. I'm excited and I'm nervous."
Meredith Vieira will host her own daytime talkshow on NBC, NBCUniversal announced Tuesday. The Meredith Vieira Show will debut in the fall and receive national syndication.
Last week's penultimate episode of Defiance was so jam-packed with action, it could have served as a season finale all on its own. So how do you feel when we say the real season finale is even more intense? Overwhelmed? Excited? Nervous for the lives of all your favorite characters?
How about all of the above?
Here to ease your nerves — and help mentally prepare you — are eight spoilers for Defiance's first season finale (Monday at 9/8c, Syfy).
Asiana Airlines Boeing 777
A Boeing 777 arriving from Seoul, South Korea, crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, leaving two dead, CNN reports.
According to CNN, the victims of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash were two female students on a school trip from China: Wang Linjia and Ye Mengyuan, both 16.
"I'm well aware my presence is not an easy topic, and so I encourage people if they want to give a high-five, great. If you want to shoot me the bird, that's OK too," Armstrong told The Des Moines Register of his decision to participate in The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) in July.
France's Marion Bartoli beat German Sabine Lisicki and earned her first Grand Slam championship title at Wimbledon Saturday, The New York Times reports.
Lisicki upset the No. 1 seed Serena Williams in the fourth round, but 15th-seeded Bartoli dominated the final match, beating Lisicki ...