Morning, friends! It turns out that all I needed to recover from this cold was a day off work and lots of sleep. While I'm stuck with a very presistant cough, I'm at least feeling ready to take on the day. Perfect timing too, because tonight I'm going to the first night of PaleyFest to see Rob Thomas and the cast of Veronica Mars.

Here are today's (and some of yesterday's) headlines:

Huge bummer: Hal Douglas, the man behind most movie trailers, has passed away.

I enjoyed this Variety article about how the Muppets "got their mojo back."

Maggie Grace is officially on board for Taken 3.

I love this article about Billy Eichner and his show, Billy on the Street. PLUS: Here's an interview with the comedian where he recounts how he ended up on Parks and Recreation.

Definitely check out this article about Veronica Mars and pop culture blind spots.

The final season of Mad Men is like the Beatles' Abbey Road.

No one loves Lena Dunham like New York City loves Lena Dunham.

Look at some new promo photos for Mad Men. PLUS: Matthew Weiner says we're probably over-analyzing TV but claims that's not necessarily a bad thing. 

Check out some photos from Orange is the New Black's second season.

Shows make Louisiana to look a lot better than it actually is, and it's getting old.

You can watch Jay Leno's TV Hall of Fame induction speech.

Rose McIver has been cast as the lead in CW's iZombie pilot.

If you have some time, read this great article about Neil Patrick Harris for Out Magazine.

A&E has pulled Those Who Kill from the schedule in order to relaunch it later.

David Letterman celebrated his 4,000th show:


Watch this great speech given by Amy Poehler honoring Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Here's a supercut of scenes from Seinfeld that really are about nothing.

Elizabeth Meriwether hasn't been as involved in writing for New Girl this season, and the show is struggling because of it.

Lee Norris returns as Minkus on Girl Meets World.

The Big Bang Theory has been renewed for three more seasons.

I like this article about How I Met Your Mother's ending, though I don't agree.

The Originals will suffer without Claire Holt.

Here is how President Obama ended up on Between Two Ferns.

Breaking Bad inspired Game of Thrones to set an end date, which is probably going to be after season 7.

Dan Mintz and John Roberts did a Reddit AMA to promote Bob's Burgers.

EW has an in-depth look at Orphan Black's newest clone.

Fox has revealed the synopsis for Gotham.

Nickelodeon has given series orders to three new shows, including one from Dan Schneider.

Tyler Blackburn will return to Pretty Little Liars as a series regular.

The executive producers of Game of Thrones know how the books will end.

For fun, watch this Veronica Mars video for Funny or Die.