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MUSICAL, LESBIAN SITCOM COMING TO NBC

January 24, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

Robert Greenblatt is expected to take over as chairman of NBC Universal TV Entertainment this week, bringing with him two edgy series that presumably had been rejected when he served as head of entertainment for Showtime. New York magazine reported on its Vulture blog that the two shows, one a musical, the other a lesbian […]

CARELL TO EXIT THE OFFICE BEFORE SEASON ENDS

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Steve Carell will leave NBC’s The Office a month before the season finale, and the remaining four episodes will concern the chaos that ensues when the show’s regular characters vie for his job, producer Paul Lieberstein has told New York magazine’s Vulture blog. “If the show was ending, it would be about [Carell’s character leaving]. […]

SPIDEY CRASHES TO STAGE ON BROADWAY — TAKEN TO HOSPITAL

December 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Spider-Man’s journey from comic book to movies to Broadway took another ill-fated turn Monday night when, seven minutes before the end of the performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, a stunt double for the title character fell about 10 feet and was seriously injured and equipment hanging above the audience also crashed down, although […]

TEEN IDOL BIEBER TO GUEST ON “CSI”

July 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In an apparent gambit to attract younger viewers, CBS’s hit drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation has cast 16-year-old teen idol Justin Bieber in an upcoming episode. The producers of the show said that he will portray “a troubled teen who is faced with a terrible decision regarding his only brother — a decision that leads […]

IS THEWRAP.COM GETTING A BUM WRAP?

April 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

When Sharon Waxman landed Joe Adalian, the veteran TV editor at Variety, to cover television for her new website, TheWrap.com, last June, many industry observers took notice and regarded it as a big hire. Now, just ten months later, Adalian is leaving — heading for New York magazine’s lively — and fast-growing — entertainment site […]