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Daily Archives : Mar 4, 2011

While Attending Tech Conference, Ashton Kutcher Gets Twitter Account Hacked

While he was attending the tech-savvy TED conference, actor Ashton Kutcher got his Twitter account hacked, reports PCMag.com. Kutcher, who has almost 6.4 million followers on Twitter, apparently was the target of a hacker who wanted to make a point…

More ‘X Factor’ News: Paula May Reunite with Cowell; Also, In Unprecedented Move, Fox Flies Affiliate Promo Execs to L.A. for ‘X Factor’ Briefing. Plus, Cowell Disses Sir Elton John

Simon Cowell says his shortlist of judges for "The X Factor" includes Paula Abdul, reports Access Hollywood.  The other possibilities for judges on the Fox program, according to Access Hollywood,  include George Michael, former Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger and singer Mariah…

ABC Pilot ‘Once Upon a Time’ Taps ‘Big Love’ Star as Snow White

The ABC drama pilot "Once Upon a Time" has tapped "Big Love" co-star Ginnifer Goodwin as Snow White,reports Deadline.com. The project, from "Lost" executive producers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz, focuses on a woman with a dark past who visits…

Another ‘Battlestar’ Actor Tapped for Ron Moore’s NBC Pilot

Another former "Battlestar Galactica" actor is joining Ron Moore’s new television project for NBC, reports EW.com’s Inside TV blog. James Callis, who played Dr. Gaius Baltar on the sci-fi program, is joining Moore’s pilot for "17th Precinct," the story notes….

Martha Stewart’s Programming on Hallmark Helps Boost Crown Media Earnings

Martha Stewart’s Hallmark Channel programming in the fourth quarter helped boost parent company Crown Media’s profit to $29 million, compared with just $373,000 a year earlier, reports the Hollywood Reporter. The story notes that the Hallmark Channel home programming block…

Fox Business Network to Debut Lou Dobbs Show on March 14 with Lead-in from ‘Cavuto’

Fox Business Network will welcome Lou Dobbs back to television with the debut of his new show, called "Lou Dobbs Tonight," on March 14, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Show Tracker blog. The program will air in the 7 p.m….

What Are the Odds: Actor Named Hephner Gets Lead in Drama Pilot Set in 1963 at Chicago’s Playboy Club

The NBC drama pilot "Playboy" has tapped Jeff Hephner in the lead role, reports Deadline.com. The project, from 20th TV, Imagine TV and writer-executive producer Chad Hodge, is set in 1963 at Chicago’s Playboy Club, the story says. The founder…

‘American Idol’: The ‘Hamlet’ Dilemma

It was a defining moment for “American Idol” this week. Near the beginning of Thursday night’s show, as we prepared to find out results of this week’s voting and who would be the top dozen or so finalists for the…