[10/09/08 - 06:48 PM] Development Update: Thursday, October 9 Updates include: FremantleMedia, WGA spar over FOX's "Osbournes"; "Sarah Connor" gets two more scripts from FOX; and Mark Burnett looks to revive "This Is Your Life."
STATUS: previously in development (2006-2007 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES: six episodes
DESCRIPTION: (from ABC's press release) One of America's most beloved broadcasters, Regis Philbin, star of "Live with Regis and Kelly" and the primetime edition of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," is set to make his return to ABC’s evening hours as the host of "This is Your Life." The announcement was made by ABC Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Specials and Late-Night, Andrea Wong, and Fox Television Studios Executive Vice President, Alternative Development, Holly Jacobs. ABC and Fox Television Studios previously announced that they are bringing the original "reality" show, "This Is Your Life," back to television for a series of specials.