Jeopardy! Taps Katie Couric as Latest Interim Guest Host (Report)

RELATED STORIES Katie Couric is reportedly ringing in as Jeopardy!‘s latest guest host. According to the L.A. Times, the former network news giant will take the interim hosting reins for one week, succeeding the late Alex Trebek, whose final episode airs Friday, Jan. 8. A Jeopardy! spokesperson declined to confirm the Couric news. Couric’s week-long […]

Batwoman Taps Javicia Leslie to Replace Ruby Rose in Title Role

Call it divine intervention: God Friended Me actress Javicia Leslie will star as The CW’s new Batwoman following the shocking departure of Ruby Rose. In a statement, Leslie — who will make her debut in the show’s Season 2 premiere, slated to air in January 2021 — said, “I am extremely proud to be the first Black […]

Altered Carbon Taps Power’s Lela Loren to Play Governor in Season 2

RELATED STORIES Looks like Power star Lela Loren won’t be out of a job for long: Just days after her character on the hit Starz drama was killed off, she’s set to be a series regular in Season 2 of the Netflix sci-fi series Altered Carbon, TVLine has learned. Loren will play Danica Harlan, “the […]

ABC Taps Woody Harrelson, Jamie Foxx and More Stars to Recreate Episodes of All in the Family and The Jeffersons

If the phrase “Woody Harrelson as Archie Bunker” is at all up your alley, you’ve come to the right place. ABC is staging one-night-only revivals of two iconic Norman Lear sitcoms, All in the Family and The Jeffersons, Jimmy Kimmel announced during his show on Thursday. Airing Wednesday, May 22 at 8/7c, the 90-minute live […]

As Dr. Z Prepares to Move On, Daimler Taps a Swede for CEO Job

Daimler AG and its Mercedes-Benz division won’t have Dieter Zetsche at the helm for much longer. The mustachioed, jeans-loving chief executive, who’s headed the automaker since 2000, leaves the position in May, the automaker announced Wednesday. Dr. Z isn’t leaving the company — come May, the 65-year-old will accept the role of chairman of the group’s supervisory […]

UK tech brand Acorn taps nostalgia to sell a rebranded phone

Acorn, the British computer company that dominated the market in the late ’70s has been revived, once again. This time out, the outfit is pushing its own smartphone, the Acorn Micro Phone C5, which appears to be a rebadged Leagoo S8. Should you want that device, albeit with the Acorn logo and a little union […]

Chicago P.D. Taps Bosch's Titus Welliver to Play 'Cunning' Meth Dealer

Titus Welliver is turning to a life of crime on Chicago P.D. The actor — who currently headlines the Amazon series Bosch — will guest-star on the NBC drama as a big-time meth dealer, TVLine has learned. RELATEDChicago Fire Casts NYPD Blue‘s Kim Delaney as Kelly Severide’s Mother Chicago P.D. returns on Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 10/9c […]

Archos’ electric scooter taps Android for directions

It’s not just bicycle makers hoping Android will improve your two-wheeled transportation. Archos has unveiled a Citee Connect electric scooter with a 5-inch Android computer in between the handlebars. The hardware won’t rival your phone (it an uses unnamed quad-core chip, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage), but it does have 3G built-in for […]

Snapchat taps Giphy to let you add animated GIF stickers to your photos and videos

Snapchat is getting a massive dose of GIFs from today with the news that the app will be integrating with Giphy’s gargantuan library of GIFs. Now when you take a photo or video, you’ll be able to add a funky GIF sticker to your creation, which you can scale to size according to your preferences. […]

Google’s Indian mobile money app can pay bills in a few taps

Manually paying your bills online usually involves jumping between multiple apps or websites, but Google might have an easier way. Its Tez mobile money app for India now includes a bill payment feature that lets you handle all those recurring costs in one place. You can add from a list of 80-plus companies (including utilities […]