• Fox’s The Orville was renewed for season 2.
  • A Lord of the Rings TV series is in the works.
  • Ozzy Osbourne announced a farewell world tour, beginning in May, 2018, and running through 2020.
  • ABC’s American Idol will debut Sunday, March 11.
  • Sean “Diddy” Combs changed his name again — this time to Brother Love.
  • David Letterman, receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: “I’m now the most humorous person in the world.”
  • Jeff Glor, 43, is the next and youngest CBS Evening News anchor.
  • Wentworth Miller (Captain Cold/Leonard Snarl) will exit CW’s Legends of Tomorrow and The Flash.
  • Empire showrunner Ilene Chaiken is developing medical and FBI dramas at Fox. Triage is described as a medical drama with a This Is Us-esque multiple timeline twist. Mrs. Otis Regrets, which centers on FBI Special Agent Clementine Otis — wife, mother, patriot — who is in the midst of investigating a domestic terrorism threat when an affair with a prominent government official shatters her life and career at the Bureau.
  • KFC follows 11 Twitter users to represent the 11 herbs and spices in its chicken, including six men named Herb and the five former Spice Girls.
  • Amazon has received 238 proposals from North American cities and regions for its second headquarters.
  • A handwritten note about happiness written by Albert Einstein to a Japanese bellboy sold for $1.56 million at auction.
  • A Britney Spears watercolor painting was auctioned of for $10,000.
  • NBC will air 450 hours of Olympic coverage from PyeongChang, South Korea, next February. That’s up 60% from 230 hours during the 2014 Winter Games from Sochi, Russia.
  • BuzzFeed will debut an interactive dating show on Facebook Watch this week.
  • R.I.P., Fats Domino, 89.