Cable is going under the knife.
Showtime is bulking up its comedy slate for 2009, ordering a series from Blighty comedian Marc Wootton and greenlighting a second season of Tracey Ullman's "State of the Union."
It's two weeks before the broadcast network upfronts, and the town isn't ready.
Lionsgate is making a splash in the reality TV world, forming a joint venture with the man who put "Flavor of Love" on the air -- VH1 alum Michael Hirschorn.
Missi Pyle ("Bringing Down the House") has been cast in ABC's comedy pilot "This Might Hurt."
The May 13 season finale of CW reality skein "Beauty and the Geek" will likely be the show's swan song --at least for a while.
Shenae Grimes and Lori Loughlin have snagged two of the lead female roles on the CW's "Beverly Hills, 90210" remake.
Stars of struggling sitcoms, take note: Landing a big, juicy role in a feature film might be a good way to turn around those flagging Nielsen numbers.
NBC will officially name Jimmy Fallon as Conan O'Brien's "Late Night" replacement within the next few weeks, if not sooner, Peacock insiders said Thursday.
VH1 is readying "I Love Money," a spinoff of "Flavor of Love" that dispenses with the fiction that anyone involved with the show is looking for romance.
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