Apart from all the great TV premiering in April, from 'Game of Thrones' to 'Orphan Black,' 'Veep' and more, AMC's 'Mad Men' will also kick off the first half of its final season, thanks to the 7-7 episode split of its seventh run. The first official teaser for the April 13 premiere has arrived, and it looks like unemployment has been plenty kind to our favorite former ad man.
FOX's impending '24' revival, titled '24: Live Another Day,' has scarcely shot an inch of footage to the point where its recent Super Bowl trailer was specially created for promotion, but a major casting tweak should keep things rolling along. Following Emmy-winner Judy Davis' unexpected exit from production, 'Live Another Day' has added fan-favorite 'Game of Thrones' mom Michelle Fairley in the pivotal role!
Apart from the shock that FOX's '24' would live on at all to spawn this May's coming miniseries '24: Live Another Day,' the new adventures of Jack Bauer continue to surprise us with casting. Following news that 'Chuck' and 'Dexter' star Yvonne Strahovski would take part, iconic UK funnyman Stephen Fry has joined 'Live Another Day' in an important role, along with several others.
Apart from any behind-the-scene sadness, 'The Simpsons' still aims to kill off one of its most iconic characters at some point in the coming year, just like Maude Flanders and Fat Tony (briefly) before. Producers have been rather tight-lipped about which Springfieldian might face the axe, but iconic voice actor and star Hank Azaria isn't shy about crossing a few names from the death pool.
A few weeks ago we were over the moon to learn that Jerry Seinfeld and his titular sitcom's creator Larry David would reteam for a "huge" new project in the near future that neither could talk about, though it seems the cat's out of the bag now. Find out what brings David and Seinfeld together again, and whether or not we'll see the finished product on TV in the future!
We'd heard the rumor earlier, but didn't want to believe it for ourselves. HBO period drama 'Boardwalk Empire' will make the upcoming fifth season its final year, putting the last touches on the story of Steve Buscemi's Nucky Thompson, his associates, and organized crime from Atlantic City to Chicago.
It'll be at least a month before Ron Burgundy graces our lives with the long-awaited sequel 'Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,' but 'Conan' watchers needn't wait so long. The mustachioed one himself took over the show Wednesday night to preview his new book, give thoughts on ugly babies and spearhead the reelection campaign for infamous Toronto mayor Rob Ford!
FX had a bit of good news today as freshman border drama 'The Bridge' was officially announced to return for season 2 in 2014, though personally, we're more excited to revisit our friend in the hat, Raylan Givens of 'Justified'! Raylan won't return until some time in 2014, but you don't have to wait that long to find out what he and Boyd Crowder get up to when 'Justified' season 5 debuts "A Murder of Crowes" next year!
More sad news out of Hollywood today, following last week's loss of 'That '70s Show' actress Lisa Robin Kelly, as former 'Famous Jett Jackson' star Lee Thompson Young has been found dead at the age of 29. The former Disney Channel star had currently been appearing in TNT's 'Rizzoli & Isles,' while his death is believed to be suicide based on evidence at the scene.
It ranked among the sadder days in TV history when we finally said goodbye to Tina Fey's '30 Rock' after seven wonderful years, but our despair may already have been lifted. The former 'SNL' writer and '30 Rock' lead will return to NBC along with '30 Rock' co-showrunner Robert Carlock and writer-producer Colleen McGuinness for a brand-new female-centric workplace comedy, but how involved will Fey actually be?