Modern Family leads Critics’ Choice nominations
Modern Family leads the nominations for the upcoming Critics’ Choice television Awards with a total of six nominations. Mad Men has picked up five nominations with Boardwalk Empire, The Good Wife and Justified each receiving four nods.
Joe Rogan wanted as Fear Factor host
American network NBC is looking to reinstate Joe Rogan as the host of the new Fear Factor series. The network announced last week that they would be re-launching the reality series five years after it was last seen.
Sheen’s character will not be killed off
Reports are suggesting that Charlie Sheen’s Two and a Half Men character will not be killed off to make way for Ashton Kutcher but instead will relocate to Paris. Producers will reportedly use Sheen’s final scenes as Charlie Harper to explain his absence from the sitcom.
Scherzinger officially replacing Cole
Nicole Scherzinger has been officially confirmed as the new judge on the American version of The X Factor, replacing Cheryl Cole. The judging panel will now comprise of Scherzinger, Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid and Paula Abdul.
Parsons to guest on iCarly
The Big Bang Theory actor Jim Parsons will make a guest appearance on Nickelodeon series iCarly. The actor, who plays Sheldon Cooper on the sitcom, will take on the role of a psychiatric patient on the teen series.