The Arrested Development movie has half a script written, Steven Tyler's (probably) a new American Idol judge, 10 questions with Alison Brie, Pee Wee gets down, and Damon Lindelof shares his favorite mean-spirited fans from upset Lost fans.

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


Pee Wee Herman and his Playhouse friends, via Gallery 1988.

  • In TV News...
  • Damon Lindelof shared the most mean-spirited tweets that he received after the Lost finale. I really love them all, but my favorite might be "Hey, douche! Instead of backpacking in Europe or whatever the fuck you're doing, how about you give me six years of my life back?" [Vulture]
  • The Arrested Development sounds more and more like it's actually happening! Creator Mitch Hurwitz said that "Were writing it; we're halfway through." Please oh please, let this be true. [The Live Feed]
  • Steven Tyler says that he's probably going to be the next American Idol judge. Aerosmith and J.Lo? I thought the show wanted to innovate itself, not become the 90s... [People]
  • Balthazar Getty is the latest cast member of Brothers & Sisters to leave the show. I thought there was wide speculation that he was leaving last season... [Ausiello Files]
  • With Piers Morgan just inches away from Larry King's throne, it does beg the question of why Katie Couric isn't really being considered for the job. [New York Times]
  • Fun! Enjoy this really cool roundup of the greatest Futurama-inspired art. [Buzzfeed]
  • Not everyone is a fan of RJ Berger's sex-filled show on MTV. Case-in-point: this article, in which the author describes the hit show as "tasteless and insipid trash." [Fox News]
  • Glenn Beck doesn't have a commercial for his new online university yet, so Full Ginsburg made one for him! [Buzzfeed]
  • 10 questions with Alison Brie, in which she talks about her experiences on Mad Men and Community. Bonus: Hot photo shoot for the dudes. [LA Times]
  • Fringe fans can relax. Despite the show's dip in ratings, Fox's president said this weekend that "We have no intention of screwing with Fringe because the show has been going great." [Ausiello Files]
  • Nathan Lane will guest star on Modern Family this fall. [TV Squad]
  • You can stream the entire first episode of Laura Linney's The Big C online. From what I hear, view it and fall in love with her character and show immediately. [BlackBook]
  • Let's be real, here: How terrifying are the warnings they show during the beginning of Shark Week shows? [Leftover Takeout]
  • Around the Web...
  • Here it is! Snooki's mugshot. The smeared mascara actually makes me kind of sad for her. [TMZ]
  • Genius: Mixing Kanye West's tweets with New Yorker cartoons. [TwitPic]
  • Russell Brand will fly a Back to the Future-style delorean in his new movie, Arthur. So, he time-travels and dresses as Batman in this movie? Color me intrigued... [Latino Review]
  • Here's a shot of Jason Alexander and Cheryl Hines as Cosmo and Wanda while filming the Fairly OddParents movie. Kind of scary! [Oh No They Didn't]
  • Check out these fantastic-looking videos from Sonic Youth's set from their show in Prospect Park this past weekend. A must-watch for any fan of the band. [Big Ass Lens]
  • The 20 different people you meet on Facebook: a field guide [Urlesque]
  • "You're out of order! You're out of order! The Congress is out of order!" an Al Pacino/Anthony Weiner mash-up. [brooklyn mutt]
  • Well this is pretty adorable: Current TV made a short video in which they got two high school sweethearts back together at the age of 81. [Laughing Squid]
  • A comprehensive guide to "Old Media" tumblrs like the Village Voice, BlackBook, Newsweek... etc. I follow most of these already. [Gawker]
  • An episode from The Simpsons from 1995 shows a wedding invitation for Lisa Simpson with yesterday as the date. Feel old? [Neatorama]