Dan Snierson's Hitlist: April 12, 2013
''Duck Dynasty,'' Matt Lauer, and more
? In BBC docuseries Helicopter Rescue, Prince William says: ”There’s no greater feeling than when you’ve… saved someone’s life” Prince Harry then whispers something to him, and he adds: ”My brother says Vegas at 3 a.m. is bloody close, though.”
? Sean Penn’s son shoves paparazzo Sean: ”Answer me! Who taught you how to do this stuff?” Son: ”You, all right? I learned it by watching you!” PSA announcer: ”Parents who attack paparazzi have children who attack paparazzi.”
? Taylor Swift to make one-off appearance on New Girl A refreshing change from those ”Taylor Swift to make one-off appearance with new guy” headlines.
? NBC denies it’s seeking replacement for Today show’s Matt Lauer ”We can safely say that we expect viewers to be asking ‘Where in the world is Matt Lauer?’ for years to come,” said a network spokesman with a wink.
? Jared Leto posts photo of necklace made with what he says is fan-gifted severed ear 30 seconds to barf.
? Duck Dynasty stars reportedly holding out for $200,000-plus per episode for future seasons ”Guess some folks are suddenly too big for their britches,” sniffed an A&E exec. ”Three tins of beard wax per season is more than generous.”
? Discovery airs World’s Toughest Drive It was a 700-mile journey across ice to the South Pole, though Amanda Bynes pulling out of the driveway was a close second.
? Lifetime cancels America’s Most Wanted, ending its 25-season run (Felons creep out cautiously from dark alleys, start Harlem Shaking in street.)
? Autographed copy of Beatles album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band nets $290,500 at auction I was gonna buy with a little help from my friends, but at that price, I didn’t have enough of them.