TVLine Items: True Blood Newbie Upped to Series Regular, Reality Bites for NBC and More!
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• NBC is developing a half-hour series based on the cult hit movie Reality Bites, Variety reports. Exec-produced by Ben Stiller — who starred in the big-screen flick — the project centers on a recent college grad trying to make her way in early ’90s, “recession-plagued” Houston.
• Michael Ian Black has been upgraded to a series regular on Fox’s new comedy Us & Them. The actor-comedian-Burning Love host, who plays uncle to Alexis Bledel’s Stacey in the series, appeared as a guest star in the pilot.
• Erstwhile View hostess Elisabeth Hasselbeck is slated to make her Fox & Friends debut on Sept. 16.
• Jerry Springer will guest-star in The Neighbors‘ Season 2 premiere (airing Sept. 20), EW.com reports, playing a “virtual moderator,” á la iPhone It Girl Siri.
• The Rachel Zoe Show is no mo’. “We’ve done five [seasons],” the celeb stylist tells Capitol File magazine. “I think it’s time to probably move on.”
• Is Garth back on Supernatural duty? Jared Padalecki’s recent tweets with DJ Qualls would seem to suggest so…
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