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Veteran TV Agent Webb to Exit ICM

ICM TV lit agent Elliot Webb is leaving the company and his post as executive VP, The Hollywood Reporter says. Webb, who has been an agent for 35 years, plans to pursue other opportunities, possibly management/production. His clients include "The…

Jon and Kate Announce Separation, File for Divorce

Kate and Jon Gosselin announced that they are separating on Monday night’s episode of "Jon & Kate Plus 8," the Los Angeles Times reports. Earlier today, People reported that the couple had filed for divorce in Pennsylvania Monday afternoon, citing…

Fuller Leaves ‘Heroes’ to Focus on Developing New Shows

Bryan Fuller has left NBC’s "Heroes" to develop new projects as part of his overall deal with Universal Media Studios, TVWeek’s TVMoJoe blog reports. Fuller rejoined the NBC drama, which he worked on during its first season, as a writer…

FX Says Yes to ‘Proposal’ TV Rights

FX has obtained the TV rights to "The Proposal," Variety reports. The cable network made a standard four-year movie license deal for the Disney romantic comedy. The film will air on FX in late 2011. The deal also includes the…

Bravo to Debut ‘Watch What Happens: Live’

Bravo will premiere "Watch What Happens: Live" on July 16. The weekly topical series hosted by Bravo Senior VP of Original Programming and Development Andy Cohen was originally a live web show, which then expanded into a series of reunion…

Fine Living Network Acquires ‘Three Sheets’

Fine Living Network is the new exclusive home of the travelogue series "Three Sheets.” The series, which previously aired on the now-defunct Mojo HD, will debut its fourth season on FLN July 20. A new episode will air every Monday…

Oxygen Fascinated by ‘Celeb-U-Tots’

Oxygen will shine the spotlight on celebrity offspring with "Oxygen’s 25iest: Celeb-U-Tots" special, premiering July 14 at 11 p.m. The one-hour special will feature everyone from "Family Business Celeb-U-Tots" Trey, Jaden and Willow Smith to Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony’s…

Are Media Stocks Ready for Rebound?

Media stocks are poised for a rebound after a dismal first half of the year, the NY Post says, citing analysts who are optimistic about the fall TV season and a bottoming-out of ad budget cutbacks. The fall season and…

NYC Fox Stations Lay Off 20

WNYW/Ch. 5 and WWOR/Ch. 9, the Fox-owned stations in New York City, laid off 20 off-air employees on Friday, the NY Daily News reports. The stations cited the economic times for the cutbacks. –Elizabeth Jensen

Bob Cook, President of Twentieth’s Syndication Division, Is Leaving

Bob Cook, president of Twentieth Television, is leaving the company, a company spokesperson has confirmed. Cook, who the company said is leaving on his own volition, will be working on new digital initiatives for Twentieth and other studios through a company he…