The Civil Wars, VH1 Unplugged
Grey's Anatomy has kick-started the careers of some of its cast members (Katherine Heigl and Kate Walsh come to mind), but the ABC series has also served as an unexpected launching pad for musicians (Hello, Snow Patrol!).
On July 7, NBC Universal and its myriad stations (everything from NBC to Telemundo) will air Al Gore's Live Earth concerts, featuring Madonna, Kanye West, Shakira and about a bazillion other musical acts.... MTV is bringing back its acclaimed Unplugged series this summer with performances by the Police, Bon Jovi, Kenny Chesney, Mary J. Blige and John Mayer. Oh, dare I hope Jessica will join him on stage for a duet of "Your Body Is a Wonderland"?.... USA Network has bought the broadcast rights for Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End for $28 million.... Angel exec producer David Greenwalt has been put in charge of the CBS drama Moonlight, about a private eye who... wait a second! A private eye who just happens to be a vampire? If he starts dating a slayer, Joss Whedon should so sue.... The CW has ordered up 13 episodes of Eight Days a Week, a new comedy from Will & Grace's Sean Hayes. In it, pop tart Christina Milian and Dancing with the Stars' Mario "I Was Robbed!" Lopez pla...