The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories


1. It’s official: Beavis and Butt-Head is returning to MTV this summer in all new episodes, but what’s unclear is whether the duo will still be in high school or not. [via Gawker]

2. The final season of Friday Night Lights — which has been airing on DirecTV for the past few months — will premiere on NBC on April 15. Are we the only ones who are sad to see it end? [via TV Guide]

3. In what we’re assuming is an effort to make it more exciting, both Slash and Usher will appear with the Black Eyed Peas during the Super Bowl halftime show this Sunday. But it’s supposed to be top secret, so don’t tell anyone. [via AP]

4. French actress Maria Schneider has died at the age of 58 after a long battle with cancer. She is perhaps best known for her role opposite Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris. [via EW]

5. The trailer for the supposedly controversial eight-part mini-series about the Kennedys has arrived, and now it makes perfect sense why the ReelzChannel is the only TV network who wanted it: the bad accents. [via Vulture]

Bonus link: HBO’s promo for The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway