MTV Movie Awards big Hollywood studio plug-fest

Last year, the MTV Movie Awards moved up its broadcast date from June to April to incorporate a summer movie plug-fest. Sunday night's show cemented that change as clips from anticipated blockbusters debuted at the madcap ceremony.

Stephen Colbert will replace David Letterman on 'The Late Show'

CBS took little time in naming a replacement for David Letterman as host "The Late Show." A week after Letterman announced his retirement, CBS named Stephen Colbert as his replacement. “Simply being a guest on David Letterman’s show has been a highlight of my career,” Colbert said in a statement. He added: “I’m thrilled and grateful that CBS chose me. Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go grind a gap in my front teeth.”

CNN bringing back Anthony Bourdain's hot 'Parts Unknown' series

Anthony Bourdain has traveled to all sorts of exotic places over the past couple of years, with none as important as where he's taken CNN itself. Bourdain's "Parts Unknown" series, a culinary travelogue, swiftly became the network's top-rated series since debuting last April, a bright spot at a place that was in a severe dry spell before the missing Malaysian plane kicked up ratings. A new eight-episode season begins Sunday at 8 p.m.

Drew Carey makes 'The Price Is Right' his own

There's so much noise during an episode of "The Price Is Right" that producers of the soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful," which is taping nearby, need to be aware of the game show's schedule so the rowdiness doesn't disrupt the filming of a love scene.

David Letterman to retire in 2015

“Late Show” host David Letterman told his audience during a taping scheduled to air tonight that he will retire in 2015, according to reports. REM’s Mike Mills, slated to perform during Thursday’s show, broke the news on Twitter, tweeting: “Dave just announced his retirement #2015 #muchlovedave”

‘Walking Dead’ finale goes for the jugular

Sunday’s finale of AMC’s hit The Walking Dead ended not with a beloved character biting the dust or a look-at-the-flowers twist. It didn’t deal with sullen themes of mortality. There was no life lesson save for the fact that going Hungry Hungry Hippo on a dude’s neck is an effective form of self-defense.

Hooked on crooks: How ‘Breaking Bad’ created a bona fide binge-watcher

“It took awhile, but I finally went over to the dark side. There’s nothing new about binge-watching — Netflix says it’s here to stay — but I could never get myself to take the plunge. Until recently,” writes Robert Trussell, The Star’s theater critic, who became hooked on “Breaking Bad,” the AMC series about a schoolteacher in New Mexico who becomes a meth dealer after his lung-cancer diagnosis.