NBC orders full seasons of The New Normal, Go On, and Revolution
After strong ratings for comedies The New Normal (created by Glee and American Horror Story producer Ryan Murphy), Go On (starring Matthew Perry) and drama Revolution (which starts soon on TV2), American network NBC has ordered full seasons for all three shows.
HBO renews Boardwalk Empire
HBO has renewed Boardwalk Empire, which stars Steve Buscemi, for a fourth season.
American Idol auditions shut down, as Nicki Minaj threatens Mariah Carey
Auditions for American Idol were shut down in Charlotte, North Carolina, as Nicki Minaj threatened and swore at fellow judge Mariah Carey. Minaj said to Carey, “I’m gonna knock you out”, and later told bosses of the show that “I’m not f*****g putting up with her f*****g highness over there.”
Girls creator to write book
Lena Dunham, the creator of Girls, is seeking US$1 million to write a tell-all book about her life thus far. She will discuss losing her virginity, obsessing about death, and an awkward date with an older director, among other topics. It will be called Not That Kind of Girl: Advice by Lena Dunham.
Khloe Kardashian and Mario Lopez to co-host The X Factor USA
TMZ is reporting that both Khloe and Mario have joined The X Factor payroll as co-hosts, but the final details are yet to be worked out.