Adult Swim has greenlit a second season of top-rated original skein "Robot Chicken." Cabler has ordered up 20 new episodes of the stop-motion satire from creator-exec producers Seth Green and Mathew…
Kenneth Branagh, "Warm Springs"; Ed Harris, "Empire Falls"; William H. Macy, "The Wool Cap"; Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, "Elvis"; Geoffrey Rush, "The Life and Death of Peter Sellers"
TV scribe Scott Kaufer ("Boston Legal") has sealed a two-year deal at Paramount Network TV to develop and produce new series. Under the seven-figure deal, Kaufer and his Chartwell Prods. label will…
Conchata Ferrell, "Two and a Half Men"; Megan Mullally, "Will & Grace"; Doris Roberts, "Everybody Loves Raymond"; Holland Taylor, "Two and a Half Men; Jessica Walter, "Arrested Development"
Twentieth Century Fox TV vet Kelly Kline has been named senior VP of business and legal affairs for Fox Cable Networks.
Peter Boyle, "Everybody Loves Raymond"; Brad Garrett, "Everybody Loves Raymond"; Sean Hayes, "Will & Grace"; Jeremy Piven, "Entourage"; Jeffrey Tambor, "Arrested Development"
Ben Affleck is in talks to create and write "Resistance," a potential drama series about a second American Revolution that he'll exec produce with Live Planet partner Sean Bailey.
Stockard Channing, "The West Wing"; Tyne Daly, "Judging Amy"; Blythe Danner, "Huff"; Sandra Oh, "Grey's Anatomy"; CCH Pounder, "The Shield"
Mitchell Burgess and Robin Green, Emmy-winning exec producers of "The Sopranos," have exited the show. Writer-producers, who have worked on the HBO mob drama since its inception and penned several of…
Alan Alda, "The West Wing"; Naveen Andrews, "Lost"; Terry O'Quinn, "Lost"; Oliver Platt, "Huff"; William Shatner, "Boston Legal"
CBS is in a lather over "22 Birthdays," an L.A.-based sudser in the works from "Mr. and Mrs. Smith" helmer Doug Liman and scribes Josh Oakley and Bill Weinstein ("The Simpsons").