Aug 30, 2004  •  Post A Comment


Tommy Lee, former Motley Crue drummer, signed on to his own reality show with NBC Universal Television Studio. Mr. Lee will be the subject of an as-yet-untitled half-hour reality project in which he will enroll in college. The show, which is for NBC, will follow his experiences as an undergraduate. The show is being produced by Eddie October, Brian Transeau, Richard Bishop, Brad Wyman and Mr. Lee. … Aida Turturro will guest-star on Lifetime’s “Wild Card.” Ms. Turturro will play a psychic hired to solve a murder in the Oct. 3 episode. The drama airs Sundays at 10 p.m. (ET) on Lifetime.


Danette Herman will return as coordinating producer of the “56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.” Ms. Herman has been part of the Academy Awards production team for 11 years. Other credits include “CBS at 75,” “The Kennedy Center Honors” and “The Tony Awards.” The awards ceremony will air Sept. 19 at 8 p.m. … D.J. Petroro, Ron Vandor, Antony Beilinsohn, John Palacio, Steve Tseckares, Jonathan Zager, Julie Rashid and Michael Delazzer were named as the production staff for “Entertainment Tonight” spinoff “The Insider.” Mr. Petroro and Mr. Vandor have been tapped as senior producers; Mr. Beilinsohn, Mr. Palacio, Mr. Tseckares and Mr. Zager will serve as supervising producers; and Mr. Delazzer and Ms. Rashid were named coordinating producers. The nightly half-hour newsmagazine will premiere Sept. 13.


Elycia Rubin has joined Twentieth Television as a programming executive. Ms. Rubin will serve as executive director under Robb Dalton, Twentieth’s president of programming and development. She will be responsible for identifying and overseeing the development and production of new programs. Previously, Ms. Rubin was director of lifestyle programming at Style network.

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