Daily Archives : Aug 20, 2009

Syfy Picks Up ‘Warehouse 13′ for a Second Season

Syfy has renewed “Warehouse 13” for a second season of 13 episodes, reports Daily Variety. "We took a look at doing 20 episodes, but for logistic and financial reasons, it didn’t make sense to do that right now, but I…

Kerry Bishe and Michael Mosley Land Final Two Regular Roles on ‘Scrubs’

Michael Mosley, who was most recently in "The Proposal," and Kerry Bishe have secured the last two starring roles on “Scrubs,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy returns to ABC this fall with a change of setting to a medical school….

The Latest on Paula Abdul — and It Doesn’t Include ‘Idol’

Paula Abdul is not in talks with Fox to return to "American Idol," the Los Angeles Times reports.  Abdul’s manager David Sonenberg completely denied the rumors that Fox was still talking to Abdul about a potential reinstatement with the show,…

Whitney Houston to Make Rare Appearance on ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ Season Opener

Whitney Houston, who hasn’t given an interview in almost seven years, will be Oprah Winfrey’s first guest when her syndicated talk show returns Sept. 14, the New York Daily News reports. The singer’s last interview was with Diane Sawyer in 2002,…

‘Real Housewives of Orange County’ Husband Gets Another DUI

The husband of "Real Housewives of Orange County" star Jeana Keough, Matt Keough, was arrested for drunk driving Saturday night near his Orange County home, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s department and reported on KCBS-TV’s Web site. Keough, a…

National Football League Renews NBC Deal for Two Years Through 2013 Season

The National Football League and NBC extended their “Sunday Night Football” deal for two years, through the 2013 season, which means that the league’s four major TV deals will all be up for renewal in 2014, says the Los Angeles…

Starz CEO Robert Clasen Retiring at End of Year

Robert B. Clasen, the chairman and chief executive of Starz, said he’ll retire at the end of the year, Variety reports. Clasen, an industry veteran who has been in the cable business for 40 years, has been with Starz since…

Bill Cosby to Receive the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize

Bill Cosby will be honored with the Kennedy Center’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, Daily Variety reports. Chris Rocky, Jerry Seinfeld, and Phylicia Rashad will be among the celebrities who will pay homage to Cosby at the ceremony, to…

Garret Dillahunt and Rosie Perez to Guest on ‘Law and Order: SVU’

Garret Dillahunt and Rosie Perez are set to guest star in the fifth episode of NBC’s “Law and Order: SVU” next season, TV Guide reports. “The Wire’s” Jim True-Frost is also slated to make an appearance on the episode. The…

Lifetime Renews ‘Drop Dead Diva’ for a Second Season

 Lifetime ordered a second season of 13 episodes of “Drop Dead Diva,” Variety reports. The dramedy series about a model reborn as a plus-sized lawyer had averaged 2.6 million viewers on Sundays. –Elizabeth Jensen