Daily Archives : Dec 8, 2011

Comedian Whose Talk Show Was Canceled Working on Comedy for Fox

A comedian whose short-lived talk show was recently canceled has a new show in the works. In his first project since his late-night show was canceled by TBS, George Lopez is working on a comedy for Fox, reports TVGuide.com. Lopez…

‘Sopranos’ Actor Sentenced for Role in Mob Beating

An actor who played a mobster on HBO’s "The Sopranos" and in the feature film "GoodFellas" has been sentenced to six months of house arrest and two years’ probation by a Brooklyn federal judge, reports the New York Post. Tony…

Alec Baldwin Explains His Outburst on Airliner — and Continues His Verbal Assault on One Flight Attendant

"30 Rock" star Alec Baldwin issued an apology for his behavior on an American Airlines flight that got him booted from the plane, although part of his mea culpa included airing his grievance against a flight attendant, according to a…

J.J. Abrams Series in the Works at CW

A drama from J.J. Abrams is in development at the CW, with "One Tree Hill’s" creator, executive producer and showrunner also involved in the project, reports Deadline.com. Abrams is working with "One Tree Hill’s" Mark Schwahn on a hotel drama…

Rick Perry’s Debate Gaffes Make For Choice Comedy. However, What He’s Chosen to Say About Gays, Sadly, Only Points Out a Tragic Flaw in His Character

Sixty-six years ago, in the dense, snow-covered forests of Western Europe, Allied forces were beating back a massive assault in what would become known as the Battle of the Bulge. And in the final days of fighting, a regiment in…

Departing CNN Anchor Signs Talent Deal

Departing CNN anchor T.J. Homes has signed a talent deal, reports Deadline.com. As previously reported, Holmes will leave CNN, where he has served as weekend anchor, at the end of the year. He has signed a talent deal with BET…

CNN Scrambles to Put Finishing Touches — Including a Name — on Soledad O’Brien’s New Morning Show

CNN is scrambling to get Soledad O’Brien’s new morning show ready to air, with the program possibly to debut without a name, reports the New York Post’s Page Six. The show is tentatively called "Morning Buzz," and is slated to…

MTV’s ‘Teen Mom 2′ Sets Ratings Record, Draws Protest From Watchdog Group

MTV’s "Teen Mom 2" debuted to the highest ratings in the show’s history, even as a watchdog group warned that the show is harmful to young women, reports EW.com’s Inside TV blog. The premiere of "Teen Mom 2′s” second season…

Nominees Unveiled for Writers Guild Awards; See the Complete List

The Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation during the 2011 season. The 2012 Writers Guild Awards will be held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012, simultaneously at the…

2012 Writers Guild Awards: Television, News, Radio, Promo and Graphic Animation Nominees

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, news, radio, promotional writing and graphic animation during the 2011 season. The winners will be honored at…