#ICYMI on TheWrap: 10 Top Showbiz Stories – Stephen Colbert, Fox Goes ‘Boom’!, ‘Tosh.0’ Production Assistant Death

In case you missed it, Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman on CBS “Late Show,” a Hollywood icon passed away, and a “Tosh.0” production assistant was tragically shot in West Hollywood

Last Updated: August 4, 2014 @ 10:26 AM

Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman as Host of CBS’ ‘Late Show’
Letterman is “very excited for him,” but he’s probably a little bummed that his production company, Worldwide Pants, has no stake in the show after he leaves in 2015. Here’s why Colbert is perfect for “The Late Show.”

‘Boom’! Fox’s Explosive Series Sparks Internal Strife Over New Reality Chief (Exclusive)
Some Fox executives are dismayed at the timing and tone of Simon Andreae’s “Boom” and pilot “Couples Retreat.”

Agent for Peyton Manning, Taylor Swift Leaves IMG Ahead of WME Deal Closing (Exclusive)
WME is raising debt to finance its $2.4 billion acquisition of IMG

How Stephen Colbert Got the ‘Late Show': Nina Tassler Says Talks Started Right After Letterman Announced Retirement
According to CBS CEO Les Moonves, Colbert was the “only logical successor.”

‘God’s Not Dead’ Isn’t Going Away, and Neither Are Faith-Based Films
The Christian indie film has held strongly for two weeks, and more movies about God are coming soon.

Mickey Rooney Death: No More Survivors From Merrie Melodies’ ‘Hollywood Steps Out’
Here are five essential performances from the Hollywood icon, and TheWrap‘s critic Alonso Duralde reflects on Rooney’s life and career

‘Wolf of Wall Street’ $25 Million Defamation Case: Producers Say More Than One Toupee Involved
Character of “Rugrat” was a composite.

‘Tosh.0’ Production Assistant Mistakenly Shot and Killed by LA Sheriff Deputy
John Winkler was remembered by friends as funny and kind.

Nirvana’s Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic Wax Nostalgic About Weird Al Yankovic (Video)
The two reminisced about Kurt Cobain and fondly remembered the time Weird Al called their dressing room at “SNL.

‘The Following’s’ Shawn Ashmore on Season 2: ‘There’s a Lot of Thrills Coming Up’ (Video)
The actor, who also stars in “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” joined TheWrap for some food in the newest episode of “Dining with the Stars.”

The Ultimate Warrior Death: WWE Fans, Hulk Hogan, The Iron Sheik React
RIP, brother.

And you don’t have to read these three other stories, but you know you want to:

Hillary Rodham Clinton Dodges a Shoe Thrown by Heckler (Video)
A closer look reveals the shoe actually missed her first. Clinton’s gotta step her game up in the reflex department.

First ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Clip: See Chris Pratt in Star-Lord Action (Video)
Most unexpected action hero ever. 

‘Girl Meets World’ Releases First Heartwarming Teaser With Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel (Video)
Cory and Topanga appear to have grown up into a pair of loving and responsible parents, with a mischievous daughter who has to make the world her own. Awwww!