-Andy Griffith DIED today at 86. He appeared four times as the Mystery Guest on "What's My Line?" from 1958-1967 & was a panelist on "I've Got a Secret" in '62.
-Regis Philbin had a chance to be reunited w/ Kathie Lee Gifford hosting the fourth hour of "Today" if Hoda Kotb had been promoted to female co-host w/ Matt Lauer to replace Ann Curry. Alas, Savannah Guthrie got the female co-host gig instead.
-Elle MacPherson will not host the second season of "Fashion Star" & H&M will not be part of that season either. MacPherson also produces "Britain's Next Top Model" & "Goddess with Guts".
-Anderson Cooper sent a long e-mail saying that he's gay.
Various sources contributed to this report.