Larry King, Katie Couric
Prepare yourself for this mental image: Katie Couric and Larry King went on a date.
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Shannon Woodward, Lucas Neff
We knew it wouldn't be all grins and giggles when three networks decided to stake out comedy ground on Tuesdays this season, cannibalizing the audience with too much of a quirky thing. Sure enough, the laughter ended last week for two of the night's more offbeat sitcoms: Fox's Ben and Kate and ABC's Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23, both abruptly if not unexpectedly yanked from the schedule.
If there's an upside, it's that we get more to love, at least for now, of Fox's underappreciated Raising Hope (8/7), now airing back-to-back episodes off and on for several weeks.
Viewers of Jimmy Kimmel Live tuned in Thursday night to see the late-night host bound and gagged at the corner of the stage. Matt Damon had hijacked the show, and proceeded to oversee what may have been one of the most star-studded episodes in talk show history.
The Damon episode, of course, was the culmination of a long-running joke...
Jimmy Kimmel Live
After 10 years, Matt Damon has finally gotten revenge on Jimmy Kimmel for bumping him from Jimmy Kimmel Live 1,205 times.
"Welcome to tonight's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Sucks," Damon said on Thursday's episode, while Kimmel struggled tied to a chair behind him.
Dana Carvey, Jay Leno
This week, a bunch of sad hopefuls auditioned for American Idol, Dana Carvey sang "The Ballad of Jay Leno" and Lance Armstrong endured a public shaming by Oprah Winfrey. And in spoofs, Manti Te'o made an eHarmony ad and comedians advertised Birth Control Yogurt. Check out these clips and more in our Top Videos of the Week.
Melissa Rycroft and Tony Dovalani
For ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee, the Alphabet network's fall schedule was a bit of a mixed bag.
"We have a lot to shout about and we also have a lot to do," Lee told reporters at the Television Critics Association winter TV previews on Thursday. The network, which finished 2012 in third place behind NBC and Fox, struggled to launch new shows -- new dramas Last Resort and 666 Park Avenue were canceled; Nashville is solid, though Lee wishes he had more viewers in the 35-to-49 demographic — and saw previous ratings juggernaut Dancing with the Stars slide to new lows. "Turns out people like to...
This week, Jimmy Kimmel made an impressive debut in his new 11:35 p.m. timeslot (despite the fact that Jennifer Aniston destroyed his set), James Franco lips-ynced to Justin Bieber and filmed it, celebrities read mean tweets about themselves, and Al Roker admitted to pooping his pants. In non-celebrity news, a soldier dressed up like Spider-man to surprise his son, an amateur duo performed a rap medley in their underwear, and a bunch of fast food workers were scared out of their wits by what appeared to be an in invisible driver. Check out these clips and more in this week's Top Videos.
Everything's coming up Kimmel!
Jimmy Kimmel made an impressive debut in his new 11:35 p.m. timeslot, beating David Letterman and falling just short of his rival Jay Leno.
A week's worth of notable TV has been crammed into one very busy night. Let's take it from the top.
"What a difference a year makes," NBC Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt said during his opening remarks at the Television Critics Association winter previews Sunday.
Of course, he was referring to NBC's huge comeback this fall. On the strength of Sunday Night Football, a fall cycle of The Voice and new drama hit Revolution, NBC ended the fall as the No. 1 broadcast network. In fact, Greenblatt said the network was up 24 percent in the adults-18-to-49 demographic and 19 percent in total viewers; NBC was also the only network to improve in both measures this fall.