Here’s your daily for 6/28/2011.
The United States Supreme Court announced Monday that they intend to review a lower court’s decision that ruled the FCC’s (Federal Communications Commission) indecency policy unconstitutionally vague. The case is a result of FOX and ABC being fined by the FCC for profanity during awards shows on FOX, and a naked woman from ABC’s NYPD Blue. Don’t expect to hear arguments just yet. It’s scheduled for the Court’s next session in October.
Tom Sizemore is joining the CBS action-drama Hawaii Five-0 as a the head of Internal Affairs for a multi-episode arc.
Carly Foulkes, better known for her T-Mobile commercials, has landed the role of Retro Girl on FX’s Powers pilot.
Michelle Trachtenberg will guest star on Showtime’s Weeds, playing a rival to Mary-Louise Parker’s Nancy. She will play Emma, a low-level pot dealer who gets the attention of Silas.
Ed Begley Jr. will play Dr. Pike, an assistant medical examiner called in by Dr. Maura Isles from Western Massachusetts to cover a murder case in an episode of Rizzoli & Isles airing September 5th.
Survivor host and three-time Emmy winner Jeff Probst has signed on to host a one-hour daytime talk show on CBS starting in fall 2012.
The BBC has announced that it will premiere the new series of Torchwood, subtitled Miracle Day, on July 14. That’s a full six days after the Doctor Who spinoff makes its American debut on July 8 on Starz. Usually, British shows air in the US after the UK. As an American, this is a welcome change.