BIBLE, WALKING DEAD -- both have big finish
Hollywood Backstage Staff Writer 
Monday, April 1, 2013 HOLLYWOOD

HBO’s Game Of Thrones returned for its third season with a record-breaking 4.4 million viewers. The one-hour 9 PM premiere was up from the 3.9 million who watched the Season 2 premiere on April 1, 2012 and up 4% over its previous viewership high of 4.2 million for the Season 2 finale last year.

Lindsay Lohan will make her fifth appearance on CBS’ Late Show With David Letterman on April 9.

Written by now-departed showrunner Glen Mazzara, The Walking Dead Season 3 finale was watched by 12.4 million viewers last night on AMC. That and the 8.1 million the zombie drama drew in the adults 18-49 demographic were highs for the series.

History’s Mark Burnett-produced The Bible ended on Easter Sunday with 11.7 million viewers.

Chloe Moretz is in negotiations to join Charlize Theron in the thriller Dark Places.

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hit home runs in his first two at bats of the season. He accepted his National League rookie of the year award just before the season opener.

Shain Gandee, the breakout star of MTV's reality show "Buckwild," was found dead Monday in his stranded Ford Bronco in West Virginia, authorities said. The bodies of Gandee, 21, his uncle, David Gandee, 48, and Donald Robert Myers, 27, all from Sissonville, were discovered inside a Ford Bronco located Monday in Sissonville, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office.

Nicolas Cage voices The Croods to a Box Office Win.

Olympus has Fallen produced by Scottish Actor Gerard Butler who also stars in the film.

Oz, the Great and Powerful 3D Movie; with James Franco and three witches Michelle Williams, Mila Kunis and Rachel Weisz, is now playing through April 2013 at the wonderful El Capitan theater in Hollywood.