8 Things You Need To Know this AM — Mar 31 2015

Comedy Central reportedly pursued Amy Poehler, Louis C.K., and Amy Schumer to take over as host of The Daily Show before offering the job to Trevor Noah. (Splitsider) Apple CEO Tim Cook penned an op-ed calling pro-discrimination laws like Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act "very dangerous." (The Washington Post) The Foster's star Gavin MacIntosh got YouTube to remove the age restrictions from the video of one of the youngest gay kisses in television history. (Vulture) George R. R. Martin revealed on his blog that he won't be scripting any episodes for season 6 of Game of Thrones so he can focus on the next novel. (GRRM) NBC has partnered with Cirque du Soleil for its next live musical event, a production of The Wiz, which will then transfer to Broadway. (Deadline) Robin Williams' wife and children are heading to court to try and settle their dispute over his $30 million estate. (CNN) A minimum-wage worker was fired from her job at an Arkansas Days Inn and called "stupid and dumb" for allowing a newspaper to write about her recent $0.25 pay increase. (The Washington Post) ABC Family is reviving The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones with a new TV series called Shadowhunters. (TVLine)

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