TNT has greenlit the new reality competition “The Hero” from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. “The Hero,” a working title, pits 10 housemates against one another in missions that will “test their brains, their brawn and even their morality,” TNT says.
Starz announced “Marco Polo,” a new series that will follow the legendary 13th century explorer as he uses martial arts to survive and his wits to maintain the favor of Kublai Khan.
“All My Children” Alumni Update This has been a banner weekend for “All My Children” alumni. Denise Vasi (ex-Randi) was cast in a new starring role on VH1’s hit soap (which the network insists on calling a comedy) “Single Ladies.” According to Deadline, Vasi will play Raquel, a “savvy business woman from a prominent Southern […]
Grammy winner Michael Buble will star in his own NBC variety special this December, the network’s Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt announced Monday at the Television Critics Association Press Tour in Beverly Hills. Produced by Emmy winners Ben Silverman (“The Office”) and SNL boss Lorne Michaels, the one-hour special will reportedly feature a combination of performances […]
America Ferrara And P&G Unite For New Soap Ben Silverman, this is your chance to redeem yourself. The man who tanked NBC primetime is creating a new soap opera. Silverman, who brought the international hit ‘Ugly Betty’ (which has its series finale tonight on ABC) to America, has always believed in the potential of telenovelas […]
A day before television critics from across the country begin previewing fall shows from TV networks, NBC preempted the fun with news of a shakeup in the executive suite. According to a press release, Jeff Gaspin has been named Chairman, NBC Universal Television Entertainment, effective immediately. This move expands his role to now include oversight […]