It's honestly a mystery for what they were possibly thinking. The product placement could not have been any more clunky.
Jared Gurman, a diehard fan of AMC's hit zombie drama series Walking Dead from Long Island, NY, made the headlines this week after reportedly shooting his girlfriend in the back with a .22 caliber rifle during a heated argument over the plausibility of the show's premise happening in real life. For more details on the story, head over to NBC New York.
NBC has decided to pass on the proposal of a spin-off sitcom The Farm, which would have starred The Office's breakout character Dwight Schrute (played by Rainn Wilson), according to the actor's announcement made via Twitter yesterday. The future of the pilot episode, which has been already completed, remains up in the air.
Continuing to nullify any goodwill it's gained thanks to its relationship with Pixar, Disney has announced that it has green-lit a new show, Dog with a Blog, which is, ostensibly, about a talking dog blogging about his human family. This sounds suspiciously like a G-rated version of Family Guy.
The Pet Fit Club, a TV show in the U.K., is back for another season to help 18 lucky (unlucky?) pets and their owners battle the bulge. The lucky (unlucky?) participants comprise 11 dogs, 5 cats and 2 rabbits, and the biggest loser's owner wins a year's supply of pet food and a pet-friendly stay at a Four Seasons. This is one British show that would do even better stateside -- more than half of adult dogs and cats in the U.S. are overweight or obese.