Kathy Griffin will get a poolside pap smear on the next season of her show, The Onion heads to Comedy Central, geeks rule primetime, Trey Parker and Matt Stone's broadway show, and is The Sarah Silverman Program done for?
In TV News...
- If you're a fan of helicopters, explosions, and the 360-degree "hero shot"—get ready for Michael Bay's new television show. It's titled One Way Out and is being pitched to networks as "a game with no rules." [Deadline]
- Lost and The Big Bang Theory are two of this season's top-rated TV shows. So in other words: way to go, nerds! [The Wrap]
- Is How I Met Your Mother in a slump? According to this piece—and many internet commenters—it certainly has. I'll never give up on this show, but I would like for the writes to put Barney and Robin back together again already... [Sun Sentinel]
- Brian Posehn seems to think that The Sarah Silverman Program "is done," but also added that he'd be "be completely surprised if [another season] happened." [Digital Spy]
- How much do I love Kathy Griffin? On the next season of My Life on the D List, she'll get a poolside pap smear and pull a Jennifer Love Hewitt and bedazzle her nether reigions. [Huffington Post]
- Following accusations of hiring women to be his "sex slaves," Steven Seagal has been fired from the force. There goes [Warming Glow]
- More details are emerging about "The Book of Mormon," a broadway show that's being planned by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. [USA Today]
- Congratulations to The Onion, who's "Sports Network" has been ordered as a pilot by Comedy Central. Related: Congratulations to The Onion, who kicked our asses at bowling last night. [Hollywood Reporter]
Around the Web...
- Zac Efrom has been cast in a remake of Sweedish thrilled "Snabba Cash." He's no-doubt trying to rid himself of his "good boy" image, as he'll play a coke dealing drug smuggler. [FilmDrunk]
- Nicolas Cage as a blond: which tint of yellow coiff do you prefer? [Movieline]
- Urlesque is running a contest to win the red truck featured in OK Go's "This Too Shall Pass" music video. Not only that, but they've got an interview with the band as well. [Urlesque]
- This week is National Library Week, and to celebrate, enjoy this roundup of passive aggressive signs. [Buzzfeed]
- Cablevision, XFinity, and Time Warner Cable are joining forces to give free WiFi to all of New York City—provided that you subscribe to one of the three cable companies. [Gizmodo]
- Neat, GMail has announced a new feature: Drag-and-Drop mail attachments, making accidentally forgetting to attach your resume alongside your application less of an issue. Maybe. [Mashable]