Julia Stiles will join the cast of Dexter, John Stamos signs on to Glee, Steve Urkel didn't know what he was doing, and TBS launches a campaign to get Conan O'Brien nominated for the Emmys.

Link Roundup: TV News and the Best of the Rest on the Web


TBS has launched a campaign to get Conan an Emmy. Unfortunately, despite the network's slogan, I don't particularly think the campaign is "very funny." Image via The Live Feed.

  • In TV News...
  • Julia Stiles will join the cast of Dexter next season, where she'll play "mysterious young woman who forms a unique relationship" with Michael C. Hall's title character. [TV Squad]
  • The same prop newspaper has been used on various television sets for years. [Boing Boing]
  • John Stamos will appear on the next season of Glee, as Emma's dentist. [Ausiello Files]
  • Fresh off her brightly-colored "California Girls" performance on the VMAs, it's been announced that Katy Perry will host the Teen Choice Awards on August 9th.[The Live Feed]
  • Jaleel White claims that he "didn't know what he was doing" while playing the iconic role of Steve Urkel on Family Matters. Somehow, we don't exactly believe it. [TV Guide]
  • Adrian Grenier will play an action hero in the upcoming season of Entourage. Do you believe it? [Warming Glow]
  • Despite all those F-Bombs, the MTV Movie Awards' ratings dipped this year. [TV Squad]
  • Matthew McCohaughey is developing a new series for FX tentatively called Kick-Ass Militia. [TV Squad]
  • Watch these videos! Neil Parick Harris, Ed Helms, Ted Danson, Aziz Ansari, Ty Burrell, and Jim Parsons all talk about their Emmy-worthy comedic chops. [The Live Feed]
  • Around the Web...
  • Quiz: What's Your Summer Song of 2010? [Buzzfeed]
  • "Can't take our eyes off Goo," the 10 most frustrating videos of the Oil Spill from the Gulf. [Newsweek]
  • President Obama made a speech at a high school and the kid sitting behind him fell asleep. [Pat's Papers]
  • There's a fun easter egg in google when searching for World Cup Soccer. [Gizmodo]
  • Does your Twitter feed lack TV updates from major TV fans? Here's a list of the 25 TV Superfans to follow. [The Wrap]
  • The bowl cut is back! Celebrate with your favorites and super-imposing them onto yourself. [Buzzfeed]
  • In case you enjoy Jay Leno, a DVD of his 1984 hosting gig of the Los Angeles Comedy Competition will be released in July. [PR Newswire]