Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom get a spin-off, J.B. Smoove gets a pilot, more Spongebob, Clinton Kelly hates that Sarah Palin's on TLC, the most pirated TV shows of 2010, and Fox scraps plans to make a 24 movie.

TV News and the Best of the Rest on the Web

Kristen Wiig and Alyson Hannigan will play a Mother/Daughter team on The Simpsons in the show's January 16th episode. [The TV Addict]

  • In TV News...

  • Predictable news of the day: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom will get their very own spin-off show about being newlyweds. Don't they remember how it all turned out for Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson? [Us]
  • "This is the best day ever!" Nickelodeon has renewed Spongebob Squarepants for a ninth season. [Deadline]
  • Snooki's book debuts in actual book stores tomorrow. (Sigh.) Lucky for you, snippets of the literary gem are already online! [Gawker]
  • Lost and Heroes top the list of the most-pirated shows of 2010. [Inside TV]
  • Honestly—how bad is the advertising for NBC's new sci-fi show The Cape? It's enough to make any viewer want to skip it. [Gothamist]
  • The Daily Show (and The Colbert Report) may return to hulu! It's always nice to see TV and online content providers getting along... [Media Decoder]
  • Zach Anners has finally become a finalist for his own talk show. He's one of ten, actually, selected to participate in Oprah's search for the next talk-show host Your OWN Show. If he wins, I'll actually tune into the network. [Time]
  • Fox is developing a new comedy starring J.B. Smoove. [Deadline]
  • Who should Marvel cast as the lead in AKA Jessica Jones? [TV Squad]
  • The WWE will resurrect Tough Enough, a reality show for the USA network. [NY Times]
  • What Not to Wear's Clinton Kelly is simply pissed that he has to share a network with Sarah Palin, calling her show an "eight-hour infomercial" and saying "she basically stands for everything I don't stand for or I'm against." [Pop Eater]
  • Conan's closing out the year with the highest ratings amongst the 18-34-year-old crowd. Yay! [Entertainment Weekly]
  • Here are some more details about Laura Prepon's guest spot on tonight's episode of Castle. [TV Squad]
  • Thinking about catching up on V as the new season begins? Here's a good place to start. [TV Squad]
  • Fans of Jack Bauer, sorry—Fox has scrapped their plans to make a 24 movie. [Inside Movies]
  • Around the Web...

  • Hollywood never stops being weirdly incestuous: William H. Macy used to babysit Joan Cusack as a child, and will now film explicit sex scenes with the actress as an adult. Fun times? [Movieline]
  • Here's Quentin Tarantino's list of the best films of 2010. [The Hollywood Reporter]
  • Hey new—did Kanye West rip off Dr. Dog in his new video for "Monster?" [Village Voice]
  • Neat little find of the day: jokes about illusions have followed Jeffrey Tambor from The Larry Sanders Show to Arrested Development. Video proof at the link. [Splitsider]
  • Did you hear the leaked Justin Timberlake song? It's fake. [Vulture]
  • You can stream the latest offering from The Decemberists in its entirety a month before "The King is Dead" is even released. [NPR]
  • Ah, the blessing that is stock photos. Here's a bunch of women laughing, while sitting alone with salad. [The Hairpin]
  • The 15 strangest things dropped on New Year's Eve—yes, even stranger than Snooki. [Buzzfeed]
  • So, here's Kim Kardashians apparently-accidental try at a music career. [Jezebel]
  • Over the holiday break, someone discovered that the 1996 website for the movie Space Jam is still (almost-painfully) in tact. Go and feel not-at-all nostalgic for old websites. [Space Jam]