• The Simpsons was renewed for two more seasons, Nos. 27 and 28. With the additional seasons, the animated comedy will reach 625 episodes.
  • Britain’s newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
  • Lupita Nyong’o will play a motion-capture character named Maz Kanata in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
  • Eric Clapton celebrated his 70th birthday with a concert at Madison Square Garden on Sunday. John Mayer was among the guests.
  • Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago, roasted by critics, is closing on May 10. It opened April 21.
  • David Fincher has landed a series order for his 1980s music video comedy at HBO. Red Band Society breakout Charlie Rowe is the lead.
  • The Flaming Lips and Miley Cyrus are continuing their weird sonic friendship with an upcoming collaborative LP.
  • The Riviera Hotel and Casino is closing after 60 years on the Las Vegas Strip.