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Talent Moves

Feb 4, 2002  •  Post A Comment

Zach Galifianakis will host a live talk show for VH1 from Brad Grey Television and VH1. The program is set to launch in March. … Dennis Farina will star in an NBC pilot produced by Paramount Network TV and Kelsey Grammer’s Grammnet Productions. Mr. Farina is repped by the Gersh Agency and Artists Management Group. … Holland Taylor and Elliott Gould have signed on as cast members of CBS’s midseason comedy “Baby Bob.” The show is executive produced by Michael Saltzman and co-executive produced by Rob Siltanen and Craig Tanimoto. … Allen Coulter (“The Sopranos”) and Jon Avnet (“Fried Green Tomatoes”) have signed on to direct two NBC fall drama pilots. Mr. Coulter will direct “Kingpin,” while Mr. Avnet will helm the pilot for “Boomtown.” … Melissa George (“Thieves”) has been cast as the lead in “Lost in Oz,” a drama pilot for The WB. Ms. George is repped by UTA and AMG.
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