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  • Leslie Jones Becomes Regular Cast Member of ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Oct 21, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Leslie Jones is getting a promotion at “Saturday Night Live.” According to Deadline.com, Jones will make her debut as a “regular” during this Saturday’s show hosted by Jim Carrey. She’s been a writer for “SNL” since January and has popped up several times in Weekend Update — once causing a stir for her skit on […]

  • Will Packer Developing Female Buddy-Cop Series at NBC

    Oct 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Fresh from signing a production deal with Universal Television, “Ride Along” producer Will Packer has sold his fourth project for the small screen. NBC has given a script commitment to an untitled female buddy-cop project from Packer and “Gossip Girl” alum Amanda Lasher, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The dramedy is described as a “light” […]

  • ‘Bad Judge’ Actor Tone Bell Sells Comedy to FX

    Oct 15, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment


    *The winner of NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity Program is making the most of his opportunities in Hollywood. Comedian Tone Bell, a co-star on NBC’s “Bad Judge,” has just sold a comedy script to FX, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Created by Bell and comedian Mark Agee, the untitled comedy takes a page from the […]

  • The Voice 2015: Pharrell to Return, Aguilera to Replace Stefani

    Oct 14, 14 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *“The Voice” is already announcing its panel of judges for Season 8 in 2015. Pharrell Williams will return to the show along with Adam Levine and Blake Shelton, and original judge Christina Aguilera will take her seat back from Gwen Stefani, following a two-season maternity leave. “We are excited to welcome Christina back to her red chair and can’t […]

  • Producer Will Packer Sells Autobiographical Comedy to NBC

    Oct 14, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *The producer behind the “Ride Along” and “Think Like a Man” franchises has turned toward the small screen for his next project. NBC has put in development “Like Father, Like Son,” a half-hour comedy from Will Packer Productions and Universal TV, where Packer’s company has a first-look deal, reports Deadline.com. “Like Father, Like Son” is […]

  • Thandie Newton Set for NBC Miniseries ‘The Slap’

    Oct 6, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *What would you do if an adult slapped your child for acting up? This is the premise of NBC’s upcoming eight-episode miniseries, “The Slap,” starring Thandie Newton and Melissa George, reports Deadline.com. Based on the 2011 Australian short-run series, “The Slap” is described as a complex family drama that explodes from an incident where a man slaps […]