Afternoon Delight: CBS renews “Under the Dome,” “The Fosters” gets back-order pickups


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Happy birthday to Lisa Kudrow, Hilary Swank, Hope Solo, Jaime Pressley, Vivica A. Fox, Kate Bush, Delta Burke and out politician Deb Mell!

ABC Family has given back order pickups to their hit lesbian show The Fosters. The new episodes are scheduled to start rolling out in January 2014.


In more good news for lesbian TV characters (and the women who love them), Under the Dome has been renewed by CBS for a second season! Are you excited?

Lady Gaga is promoting her upcoming album ArtPop at full force. What can we expect next from the outlandish superstar? Gaga says, “I’m not one icon. I’m every icon. I’m an icon that is made out of all the colors on the palette at every time. I have no restrictions. No restrictions.” I’m not sure what that means, but I hope it won’t include another meat purse.

Forbes magazine named Angelina Jolie its highest paid actress in Hollywood. Jolie made an estimated $33 million in the last 12 months. (Forbes should change its name to We Makes Lists magazine.)

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Annette Bening has signed on to star as a crazy casting director in the series The Third Coast. Rumor has it the single-camera comedy is aiming to air on HBO but it’s not official as of yet.

Here’s a still from Saoirse Ronan’s latest film How I Live Now. The drama revolves around an “American girl on holiday in the English countryside with her family finds herself in hiding and fighting for her survival as war breaks out.” Don’t you hate when that happens?


Attention Fashion Star fans. Grab some tissues because the fashion reality show has been canceled.

Katy Perry is Elle UK’s latest covergirl.


Antigone Rising‘s new music video for “That Was the Whiskey” premiered on Country Music Television. Enjoy!

Sigourney Weaver is in talks to star in the second installment of Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instrument series City of Ashes.

Last night, Lisa Kudrow stopped by Chelsea Lately for some shits and giggles. Host Chelsea Handler discussed her guest-starring role on Kudrow’s comedy Web Therapy, in which she plays Kudrow’s transgender ex-husband. Seems like perfect casting to me.

In a recent interview, The Canyons director Paul Schrader offered up some drug and career advice to his leading Lindsay Lohan.

CNN is producing a full-length documentary film about Hillary Clinton scheduled to hit theaters in 2014. My prayers have been answered!

Grey’s Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes is writing a movie for Columbia Pictures about female war correspondents. I’m envisioning Sara Ramirez with microphone and a bulletproof vest.

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Ruby Rose posed with Ruby Rose for Jag Australia’s gender-bending campaign.

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