-The new Beauty and the Beast trailer is here to remind us all how weird it’s going to be to watch a live-action lion dude try to charm a young girl. We’re all getting drunk for this one, yes?
–Kim Kardashian may be confusing us about her marital status by removing and then re-adding the “West” name to her social bios, but Kanye West is doubling down by wearing a new ring stacked atop his usual gold band.
–Carrie Fisher‘s urn is shaped like a Prozac pill because even in death, she’s still awesome.
-Meanwhile, Meryl Streep reportedly sang Carrie’s favorite song, “Happy Days Are Here Again,” at the funeral.
-Coachella’s owner says he’s no longer donating to anti-LGBTQ groups. Well jeez, all is forgiven then.
–Kirsten Dunst is finding her TV niche. First she killed it in Fargo, and now she’s signed on to a cool-sounding AMC show produced by George Clooney.
-If the dialogue in Rogue One sounded a bit hinky, this may be why.
–John Mayer and Dave Chappelle are friends? Who sing Nirvana covers together? Huh.
-I thought the best thing I could hear about Chad Michael Murray was that he’s writing a romance novel — and then I saw this trailer for his new CMT original series. He’s like the gift that keeps on giving!
-More proof the TV landscape is changing: in 2016, 362 scripted series aired on broadcast TV and not a single episode wound up among the top 50 broadcasts. NOT. ONE. (An NCIS crossover came closest.)
-Speaking of the business of TV, this is a good take on why the TCA press tour (which just started) still matters.
-The creator of the OJ: Made in America doc was bummed last year when he heard about the FX series. He’s since changed his mind. (My brother and I binged this doc over the holidays. It was so good — until the last episode, where we kept having to pause it and look up what happened on Wikipedia.)
-Wait, are Betty and Veronica together in the new Riverdale? Give me this show NOW!
–Kim Cattrall seduces her way through an Agatha Christie mystery in this Witness for the Prosecution trailer.
-A guy wants to date Britt Robertson so much, he travels from Mars to do it in the new Space Between Us trailer.