Daily Archives : Jan 18, 2010

Reflections on the Golden Globes

Move over “30 Rock.” Here comes “Glee.” Fox’s freshman comedy series about a high school glee club took critics and viewers by storm this season, and now it can add a Golden Globe award to its songbook. Two of its…

Is a Cowell-Abdul Reunion in the Works?

Simon Cowell is in talks with his former fellow “American Idol” judge Paula Abdul to have her join his new “The X Factor,” reports The Hollywood Reporter. He’s also talking to Cheryl Cole, who currently is a judge with him…

Globes Ratings Up 10% From Last Year

NBC’s telecast of the 67th annual Golden Globes drew 16.9 million total viewers and a 5.4 rating among adults 18-49, up 10% from last year’s edition and good for the network’s best performance in the time period, aside from sports,…

Will This Popular CBS Talent Finally Find a Series That Runs?

CBS is determined to find a television series for a popular star of two of its failed series, reports Entertainment Weekly. CBS is in talks with Alex O’Loughlin, the lead from canceled efforts "Moonlight" and "Three Rivers," to join its…

Fox Snags Jennifer Lopez for ‘Glee’ Guest Spot

"Glee" creator Ryan Murphy has revealed that Jennifer Lopez will be guesting on the show later this year, reports Extra. Murphy told the Extra reporter at last night’s Golden Globe Awards ceremony that a role has been written for Lopez…

A&E Wants More From The Jacksons

Based on the performance of the first season of "The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty," A&E has asked for more from Michael Jackson’s brothers, according to TMZ. The Jackson Brothers have yet to respond to the network’s offer of a second…

Strong Advance Sampling for SyFy’s ‘Galactica’ Prequel

To boost the premiere of SyFy’s "Caprica,’ the new prequel to "Battlestar Galactica," the network boldly made the previews of the two-hour premiere available in a variety of ways, giving viewers numerous chances to sample the science fiction program, reports…

FX Sets Premiere Date for ‘Justified’

The new Timothy Olyphant drama, "Justified" will premiere on FX March 16 at 10 p.m., according to The Futon Critic. The series, which was originally called "Lawman," is based on a character created by novelist Elmore Leonard. It is a…

‘Mad Men’ Star to Guest on ‘Ugly Betty’

One of the stars of AMC’s "Mad Men" will be guesting on ABC’s "Ugly Betty" in March, according to Entertainment Weekly. Actor Rich Sommer will play a potential love interest for Betty, a "Seth Rogen-type" fire fighter whose night out…

Could Conan Land on Cable?

Add a cable network to the list of those who’d like to offer a new home to NBC’s Conan O’Brien, B&C reports. FX Networks head John Landgraf said he’d jump at an O’Brien show for his network “in a heartbeat,"…