Jane Lynch will be the host of the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards — not her Glee alter ego Sue Sylvester.
Glee's Jane Lynch on her next role: Emmy host
"I think a little bit of Sue Sylvester goes a long way," Lynch said at the Television Critics Association press fall TV preview Friday. "There are some Sue ideas floating around out there, but I think we'll leave her track suit on the Paramount lot."
As for what we will see...
Cory Monteith, Lea Michele, Chris Colfer
Let's get this straight: Three Gleeks will graduate, and a possible spin-off to Glee isn't dead yet.
Kevin Reilly, Fox's entertainment president, made attempts to set the record straight about the numerous conflicting stories about Glee lately — that creator Ryan Murphy spilled unfounded plot secrets; that actor Chris Colfer found out he, along with Lea Michele and Cory Monteith, were the ones graduating via Twitter; and that the spin-off would be scrapped.
"When did you realize you were adorable?" one admiring reporter half-seriously asked Zooey Deschanel, evoking a flood of tweets that accompanied the panel for New Girl, Fox's new comedy starring the (500) Days of Summer actress. "I don't think of myself that way, but I will take the compliment."
Deschanel plays Jess, a quirky, slightly vulnerable, geeky gal embarking on an unfamiliar new phase in her life. Incidentally, this also...
Does Simon Cowell think his lineup of X Factor judges are deliberately mean to contestants? Well, not deliberately.
During Fox's fall TV preview Friday, American Idol's former acerbic kingpin was asked if the harsh judgments seen in commercials for The X Factor were an intentional contrast with the "cuddly with contestants" vibe of last season's Idol.
"We didn't make an intentional effort to be mean," Cowell told reporters via satellite...
Rizzoli and Isles
TNT has renewed Rizzoli & Isles for a 15-episode third season, the network announced Friday.
The second season of the ratings smash — which premiered last month to 8.6 million viewers — will continue through Sept. 12, take a fall break and come back for its final Season 2 episodes in November and December. Season 3 is expected to bow...