Catch up on the best of this week’s Deadline TV coverage:
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler To Return As Golden Globes Hosts In 2014 And 2015
By Nellie Andreeva – Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have closed deals to host the next two Golden Globe Awards, starting with the January 12, 2014 ceremony.
Zooey Deschanel Producing Comedy Projects For Fox And NBC
By Nellie Andreeva – New Girl star Zooey Deschanel and her producing partner, Rivka Sophia Rossi, have sold two projects under their first-look deal with 20th Century Fox TV.
Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Team With Nick Santora & Justin Lin For CBS Put Pilot, Sell CW Terrorist Drama
By Nellie Andreeva – Three years after the end of Numbers, CBS is high on another drama procedural with a genius at the center.
‘SNL’ Camp’s Latest Theory On New Cast: Black Comediennes Aren’t “Ready”
By Lisa De Moraes – Saturday Night Live has spent a considerable amount of energy lately explaining away its lack of cast diversity, since announcing the latest crop of white performers to be added to the show.
Matt And Trey Make History Blowing ‘South Park’ Deadline, Blame Power Outage
By Lisa De Moraes- For the first time in South Park‘s 17-season, 240-ish-episode history, its creators blew deadline.
MTV Picks Up Comedy Pilots ‘Happyland’ & ‘Faking It’ To Series
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: MTV has picked up both of its comedy pilots, Happyland and Faking It, to series with eight-episode orders.
NBC Cancels ‘Welcome To The Family’ & ‘Ironside’, Gives ‘Sean Saves The World’ Script Order, Sets Premiere Dates For ‘Community’ & ‘Chicago PD’
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: NBC has pulled Ironside and Welcome To The Family three weeks into their freshman runs.
Drama Starring America Ferrera As Justice- Seeking Nun Lands At CBS As Put Pilot
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: Three years after the end of Ugly Betty, America Ferrera is ready to return to television full-time as the star of another hourlong project.
AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4 Debut Smashes Records; 16.1M Watch
By Dominic Patten – The zombie apocalypse relentlessly moved upward and took over TV again last night. The Walking Dead returned for its fourth season on Sunday to series record viewership.