[11/10/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 10
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- The latest development news, culled from recent wire reports:

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AMERICA'S GOT TALENT (NBC) - Howard Stern is in talks to come aboard the veteran talent competition series in a deal reportedly valued at $15 million a year. Said development comes on the heels of Piers Morgan's announcement yesterday that he would not return for the show's seventh season, due this summer. Stern's involvement could also be the impetus for the show to move to New York, which would cost the network an additional $10 million. (WSJ.com)

AND IN OTHER NEWS... - Laurence Fishburne and Helen Sugland's Cinema Gypsy Productions has inked a two-year first-look deal with Fox Television Studios while Tom Russo will serve as the banner's TV chief (Deadline.com); Wilmer Valderrama will reunite with fellow "That 70's Show" alum Laura Prepon on NBC's "Are You There, Chelsea?" as a minor league baseball player who dates Prepon's Chelsea (EW.com); St. Louis Cardinals third baseman David Freese will play himself on an upcoming installment of ABC's "Work It" (EW.com); Misha Collins will turn up on "Ringer" as "someone from Bridget and Siobhan (Sarah Michelle Gellar)'s past when they were in Tahoe" (TVGuide.com); actor-rapper-entrepreneur 50 Cent will guest on "The Finder" as a "hip-hop mogul who is desperate to find the lost tracks of a deceased rap artist on his music label" (TVLine.com); Jesse Plemons will recur on NBC's "Bent" as a member of the oddball construction crew run by David Walton's character (TVLine.com); Ryan Hansen has been tapped as the latest love interest for Casey Wilson's Penny on "Happy Endings" (TVLine.com); Audrey Marie Anderson will join David Anders and Jeffrey Wright in a much-ballyhooed upcoming episode of "House" (TVLine.com); Dale Dickey has been tapped as the mother of late werewolf packmaster Marcus on "True Blood" (TVLine.com); plus Nicholas Lea will play legendary G-man Eliot Ness in an upcoming time travel-themed episode of "Supernatural" (TVLine.com).

  [november 2011]  


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