Tyler and Jackson returning to Idol
Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson have confirmed they will return to American Idol as judges again next season. There is no word yet on Jennifer Lopez.
Rogan in for Fear Factor revival
Joe Rogan has been confirmed to return as the host of the rebooted Fear Factor reality series. The series will return for an eight-episode run and is said to embrace technology in a way that the original series couldn’t.
Patel joins new Sorkin series
Slumdog Millionaire actor Dev Patel has landed a role on Aaron Sorkin’s new HBO series entitled More As the Story Develops that centres on a bunch of people working in a broadcast newsroom. Jeff Daniels, Olivia Munn and Emily Mortimer are also on board.
New Rob Dyrdek series coming to MTV
Rob Dyrdek of Rob & Big and Fantasy Factory is launching an all-new MTV series entitled Ridiculousness that will focus on amateur viral videos in a similar fashion as Comedy Central’s Tosh.0. Drydek will comment on clips in a range of segments such as ‘Redneck Good Times’ ‘Hot Mess’ and Worst Case Scenario’.