jerry oconnell munsters mockingbird lane Jerry O'Connell is Herman Munster; 'Game of Thrones' finale up 40% over Season 1 finaleNBC’s one-hour drama “Mockingbird Lane” has found its Herman Munster in Jerry O’Connell, most recently seen on TV starring alongside Jim Belushi in “The Defenders.” O’Connell joins the already-cast Eddie Izzard as Grandpa Munster and Mason Cook as son Eddie. [TV Line]

The CW’s new reality singing competition, “The Next: Fame is At Your Doorstep,” has added two celebrity mentors – Joe Jonas and Nelly. They join the already-announced John Rich and Gloria Estefan. The four will mentor the talent the find all over the country. “The Next” premieres later this summer. [The CW]

“Game of Thrones” hit a series high with its Season 2 finale, nabbing 4.2 million viewers, which is up nearly 8% over its Season 2 premiere and up 40% over the Season 1 finale. A&E’s new series “Longmire” also premiered strong, earning 4.1 million viewers, which makes it the most-watched cable premiere ever for a scripted series. [Nielsen]

The Walt Disney Company is announcing Tuesday (June 5) that in an effort to address childhood obesity, all products advertised on its child-centric TV stations, radio stations and websites must comply with a set of nutritional standards. Products like Capri Sun, Lunchables, candy, sugary cereal and fast food no longer make the grade. [New York Times]

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."