David Walton To Star In NBC’s ‘Bent’, Ken Marino Joins CBS’ ‘Home Game’

By | Friday March 4, 2011 @ 6:21pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

David Walton has been tapped as the male lead opposite Amanda Peet in NBC’s single-camera comedy pilot Bent. The project, from writer-exec producer Tad Quill, is a romantic comedy about a recently divorced Type A single mother (Peet) who tries … Read More »

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NBC’s ‘Grimm’ And ‘Smash’ Add To Casts

By | Friday February 25, 2011 @ 5:01pm PST
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 Russell Hornsby (Meet the Parents) and Bitsie Tulloch (Lonelygirl15) have landed lead roles on NBC’s pilot Grimm,  a dark but fantastical cop drama about a … Read More »

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Katharine McPhee Joins NBC Pilot ‘Smash’

By | Sunday February 13, 2011 @ 4:30pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

American Idol alumna-turned-actress Katharine McPhee has landed a co-starring role in the NBC hourlong pilot Smash, which will feature the Idol Season 5 runner-up sing. The pilot, from DreamWorks TV and UMS, is based on an idea by Steven Spielberg and follows a cross section of characters who come together to put on a Marilyn Monroe musical on Broadway led by the musical’s composer Tom and lyricist Julia (Debra Messing). McPhee will play a beautiful struggling actress who goes to all lengths to book the role of Marilyn Monroe in the musical. Read More »

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Four Actors Join Broadcast/Cable Pilots

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Megan Hilty has joined the cast of NBC’s drama pilot Smash, which was based on an idea by Steven Spielberg. The pilot, from DreamWorks TV and UMS, follows a cross section of characters who come together to put on a Marilyn Monroe musical on … Read More »

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It’s January Spec Script Bonanza At The Broadcast Networks

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NBC Orders Steven Spielberg Musical Pilot

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New NBC entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt is putting his stamp on the network’s development with a pilot order for a project he originally developed while at Showtime. NBC just greenlighted Smash, an ambitious one-hour musical about the mounting of a … Read More »

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