A&E Networks, which is enjoying a banner year thanks to the success of Duck Dynasty, Vikings and The Bible, unveiled a slate of new projects at its upfront presentation Wednesday, including a miniseries about Houdini starring Adrien Brody in the title role and reality shows about the real-life Hatfields and McCoys and stay-at-home dads.
Conan O'Brien spoke at the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday, but most of his barbs were directed at the media and television networks, rather than at President Barack Obama.
The dinner also included a sketch courtesy of House of Cards star Kevin Spacey, who parodied his Netflix series with a spoof dubbed "House of Nerds," which included appearances by John McCain and several White House journalists. Check it out below:
Fox topped a repeat-heavy Wednesday with American Idol.
The two-hour show averaged 12.2 million viewers and a 3.2 in the adults 18-to-49 demographic, down two-tenths from last week.
Get the scoop on 39 must-watch finales
Survivor, CBS' only new show of the night, was second with 9.8 million and a 2.7, flat with last week.
Sandwiched by repeats, ABC's How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life) (4.8 million, 1.5) was down ...
Aw shucks, y'all -- Duck Dynasty ends its third season Wednesday night.
That is god-dog bad news for the people who enjoy watching forest-dwelling duck-hunters trade jokes.
Wait, what — you've never seen Duck Dynasty?
In a nutshell: A&E's Duck Dynasty follows the Robertson family like Keeping Up with the Kardashians follows the Kardashians. It's a modern-day Beverly Hillbillies, except it's apparently real.
When one of this season's more agreeable Survivor contestants, Dawn, tearfully declared, "I don't want to be here" during Brandon Hantz's epic and ugly tirade of a meltdown last week, I imagine she was speaking for many of us.