Elizabeth Perkins has been tapped to star in CBS’ comedy pilot, Vince Uncensored, a comedy from Conan O’Brien’s Conaco Productions.
Terriers’ Laura Allen has been cast in the NBC pilot REM. 24 actress Cherry Jones has also been cast.
Natasha Henstridge has joined The Secret Circle pilot for The CW.
Aaron Sorkin’s TV pilot is close to nabbing actor Jeff Daniels as its star. Read more about the behind-the-scenes take on a news show here.
HBO is developing a mini-series about the political life of former Vice President Dick Cheney “emphasizing his decades-long effort to give more power to the executive branch of government,” the New York Times reports.
TV Land has greenlighted a new sitcom called The Exes, starring Donald Faison (Scrubs), Wayne Knight (Seinfeld), David Alan Basche (The Starter Wife) and Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock from the Sun). It’s about three divorced men who live together in an apartment across the hall from their divorce attorney and landlord.
Eddie Murphy will receive ‘Comedy Icon Award’ at the inaugural ‘Comedy Awards’. Read more on that here.
TNT will begin airing promos for Franklin & Bash, its new “buddy lawyer series” starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Breckin Meyer premiering June 1. EW has the first look.
Tommy Lee is developing Culture Shock with Tommy Lee, an investigative travel show for SyFy. The unscripted series stars Lee as he attempts to uncover various rituals, symbols, and other mysteries of secret societies.
Rumors are floating around that Stephen King may write an episode of The Walking Dead.