South Pacific Pictures has appointed Tim Balme as new head of development, taking over from Chris Gist. Balme has worked been a storyliner and scriptwriter on Outrageous Fortune.
American politicians are moving to legislate the volume of TV ads.
Joe Manganiello (One Tree Hill, How I Met Your Mother) will play werewolf Alcide on True Blood. Natasha Alam (The Bold and the Beautiful) will play Yvetta, Eric’s new dancer at Fangtasia.
Nate Berkus, decorator and design expert on Oprah, is getting his own talk show.
Nickelodeon has renewed SpongeBob SquarePants for another 26 episodes, taking the total to 178.
Here’s the Season 3 poster for Chuck.