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Exclusive: Craig Bierko Joins USA Network's Necessary Roughness

Craig Bierko

Craig Bierko has been cast in the USA Network pilot Necessary Roughness, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

The project stars Callie Thorne as a psychologist who becomes the therapist for a professional football team. Bierko, 46,  will play her... read more

Milo Ventimiglia Returning to TV for Comic Book-Based Drama

Milo Ventimiglia

Milo Ventimiglia is eyeing a return to TV with a new comic-based drama at NBC, Deadline reports.

The 33-year-old actor is attached to star and executive-produce Rest, a project based on a 2008 comic book series... read more

USA Expands with Three More Drama Pilots

USA Network

USA Network has ordered three drama pilots to add to its slate of original programming, Variety reports.

"[NBC Universal] is investing in our success," Jeff Wachtel, USA's president of programming, told the trade paper.  "We need to step up our game. It's not a new strategy, but if you want to maintain and build on what you've achieved, you better step up your game."

USA sets premiere date for Facing Kate, return of Burn Notice, Psych

Eden follows a young hotel worker who... read more

Practical Magic Reboot in the Works at ABC Family

Practical Magic

ABC Family is developing a TV adaptation of the 1998 film Practical Magic, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The remake, based on a novel by Alice Hoffman, is in the early stages... read more

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Circling Vice Presidential Role in HBO Comedy

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Julia Louis-Dreyfus may soon star in her own HBO comedy.

The actress is in talks to headline Veep, a comedy project about a female vice president. HBO has ordered production on a pilot.

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Dreyfus, who most recently played "Flashback Liz Lemon" on 30 Rock's live episode and... read more

Comedy Central Picks Up Waiting Pilot

Waiting - Ryan Reynolds and Justin Long

Comedy Central has picked up Waiting..., a pilot based on the 2005 film about the pitfalls of working in a restaurant, a network rep confirms.

Waiting..., which starred Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris and Justin Long, follows employees of the local Shenaniganz restaurant... read more

CBS Orders Celebrity Life Swap Series

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Here's your chance to live like a celebrity — with a catch.

CBS has ordered The Same Name, a reality pilot in which a star swaps lives with an Average Joe who shares the same name, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Watch clips from Undercover Boss

The project is a hybrid ...
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TBS Orders Pilot Inspired by Funny or Die Video

Jewel

TBS has ordered a pilot inspired by a Funny Or Die video starring Jewel, a network rep confirms.

"Undercover Karaoke," which has been viewed more than 3.3 million times, features the 36-year-old singer in a disguise as an everyday business woman blowing off steam at a karaoke bar. After belting some of Jewel's famous tunes to an unknowing crowd, she later... read more

NBC Picks Up Ben Silverman's Comedy Script

Ben Silverman

Ben Silverman is back in business with NBC.

The former co-chairman of NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios has sold Party People, an ensemble comedy script, to his old network home, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Described as a modern-day Taxi, Party People revolves around entertainers who perform at children's parties. Silverman will executive-produce ...
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ABC Snaps Up Awkward Family Photos

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Turning Twitter feeds into TV shows is so last week.

Continuing the trend of mining the Internet for TV ideas, ABC and Sony Pictures are developing a sitcom based on the website and book Awkward Family Photos, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Contractually, the show will work primarily from the book — which was spawned from the site and contains the same content — but it is unclear how the concept will translate into a series.

CBS has already launched $#*! My Dad Says, based on the popular Twitter feed, and last week ...
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