Terrence Howard will run Lee Daniels’ hip-hop Empire

Suggesting that Fox’s upcoming hip-hop drama Empire was inspired by the question, “Hey, what do you think happened after Hustle & Flow ended?”, Terrence Howard has signed on to play the music mogul at the show’s center. Following Howard’s turn in Lee Daniels’ The Butler, Empire reunites Howard with the duo responsible…

The writers’ strike of 2007-08 changed Breaking Bad for the better

Rumors of Jesse Pinkman’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The story goes that Aaron Paul’s character on Breaking Bad was destined to meet a grisly end in the ninth episode of the first season. But the 2007 WGA strike got in the way, cutting off production at seven episodes (six of an intended eight after the…

Sarah Michelle Gellar would return as Buffy The Vampire Slayer, but don’t get your hopes up

Sarah Michelle Gellar returns to television this fall in her first role on a major network, as Robin Williams’ daughter in the David E. Kelley ad agency sitcom The Crazy Ones. But she hasn’t made a film since 2009—and the last wide release she starred in was The Grudge 2 back in 2006—and her last foray into television…

Here are UPN's original promos for the Buffy The Vampire Slayer finale

Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the Buffy The Vampire Slayer series finale "Chosen" on UPN. (Also it’s been more than 10 years since the show made the bizarre jump from The WB to UPN.) To mark the occasion, we thought it might be fun to look back at how the network previewed the end of the series in promos.…