Short Cuts: Borat, House and More!
House scribes Garrett Lerner and Russel Friend have inked new deals that will keep them at the NBC Universal production house through 2009, and elevate them to the title of executive producers on the Fox drama.... FX has ponied up $30 million for cable rights to Night at the Museum, Deck the Halls, Date Movie and The Marine.... Borat topped both the DVD sales and rental charts last week. Placing No. 2 in sales was Disney's for-the-love-of- god-hurry-because-it's-heading-back-into-the- vault Peter Pan.... Jonathan Antin ( Blowout), Giulana De Pandi ( E! News), Vanessa Manillo (sleeps with Nick) and Jerry Springer are among the judges for the Miss USA Pageant on March 23.