Morning Static: GOTHAM, SILICON VALLEY, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK & More!

• Despite Upheavals, NBC Extends Lauer’s Contract.
• The Business of Show: Orange Is the New Black Promotes Dascha Polanco to Series Regular.
• Emmy Watch: Lorne Michaels On ‘SNL’s Rebuilding Year & NBC’s Latenight Reboot.
• From Dancing Itos to Kato Kaelin, O.J. Simpson case shaped pop culture.
• Casting Coup: Paul Reiser Joins Amazon Pilot ‘Red Oaks’, Raza Jaffrey To Recur On ‘Homeland’.
• Mike Judge Talks ‘Silicon Valley’ Dick Joke, Navigating Christopher Evan Welch’s Death.
• The 2013-14 TV Season in One Really, Really Depressing Chart
• From Everwood to Action Star, Can We All Look Back at the Evolution of Hot Chris Pratt Please?
• Ben McKenzie talks ‘Gotham’: ‘He can’t just put on a cape and fly off’
• She’s Back Baby! Why I Started NikkiFinke.com.
• ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’: Sarah Paulson tweets preview of two-headed character
• Deal of the Day: Save 63% off NORTHERN EXPOSURE THE COMPLETE SERIES on DVD via Amazon.

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