Todays’ round of Buddy Bites features good news and mostly some bad news. Read on to find out more. 

Mad Men releases new teasers: Fans of  AMC’s award-winning series have been waiting for more than a year for Don and the rest of the agency to return on the small screen but it looks like the anticipation is worth the wait. To promote the upcoming fifth season, which kicks off on March 25, Mad Men has released several videos featuring some of the show’s favorite characters and their infamous moments. 

You can check out more video teasers here and here. 

Rainn Wilson regrets date rape joke: The Office actor who will soon star on his own spin-off series apologized for tweeting “if I were ever date raped, I would want it to be to ‘Whole Lotta Love’ by Led Zeppelin.” Us Weekly reports that he later deleted his offensive comment and offered an apology. “Apparently my poorly conceived date rape tweet upset a lot of folks,” he wrote. “Not a good topic to joke about. Sorry and won’t do that again.”

Nick Cannon quits radio show: Mariah Carey’s husband was forced to quit “Rolling with Nick Cannon” due to health issues. In a statement released by the 31-year-old actor who’s been in and out of the hospital over the last couple of weeks, he explained why he had to leave his radio program in New York. “Under doctor’s orders, I have been asked to put my health first and cut back on some of my professional commitments in order to allow my body to get the rest that it needs to keep up with the demands of my multi-tasking schedule,” he said. “Even Superman has to sleep. Fans can still check out Cannon in his syndicated show, “Cannon’s Countdown.”

Sophia Bush and Austin Nichols calls it quits: Us Weekly reports that the One Tree Hill actress has parted ways with co-star Nichols, who also happens to play her on-screen love interest on The CW series. This marks the third time Bush has dated and broken up with a cast member from the show. (She married Chad Michael Murray in 2005 and then dated James Lafferty in 2009.)

Nick Jonas splits from Australian girlfriend Delta Goodrem: After dating for a year, the two decided to break up, according to Goodrem’s rep has released a statement to People saying, “Nick and Delta have decided to mutually end their relationship. At this point in time, they are both focused on their careers as they go on different paths. They remain friends and wish each other the best for the future.”

On a sadder note, reports that at least two freelance facilitating producers of The Amazing Race were poisoned  in Africa. CBS has yet to comment on the news but according to a source, producers “refused to give in to the demands of local thugs”and then got “sick with poisoning of some kind.” One of them, Jeff Rice, has died. 

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Dean Bextor

Staff Writer, BuddyTV