Isaiah Washington Coming to NBC
July 16, 2007 10:34 AM
As if Ben Silverman didn’t need enough tough questions at the panel, he has signed fired “Grey’s Anatomy” actor Isaiah Washington for episodes five and six of “Bionic Woman.”
“He’s a wonderful actor and a great performer and he became available,” Silverman said, provoking laughter. “I started talking to him before he became available. … I didn’t quite understand what had gone on there. And we think the character who has been created for him is really strong.”
Other NBC news:
Jerry Seinfeld will do a guest spot on “30 Rock,” playing himself.
New reality show “Phenomenon,” hosted by debunked mentalist Uri Geller and magician Criss Angel, searching for paranormal talent, based on a format from Israel, will “go on air as soon as possible.”
Norman Lear will return to the network with a new one-hour comedy, telling the story of a gender battle.
“The Singing Bee” is on the fall schedule; “1 vs. 100” is off.
Monday schedule shakeup. Now “Chuck,” “Heroes” and “Journeyman,” all shows with fantastical themes.