American remake of Misfits on the cards
Misfits executive producer Murray Ferguson has confirmed that there are talks about a US remake of the series. Ferguson confirmed at the Monte Carlo Television festival that there is American interest in remaking the British series.
Morgan apologises for homophobic jokes
30 Rock’s Tracy Morgan has apologised for homophobic jokes in his stand-up routine after being slammed by both the media and gay rights groups. Morgan said: “I’m not a hateful person and don’t condone any kind of violence against others…even in a comedy club this clearly went too far and was not funny in any context.”
Yankees guest on Entourage
New York Yankees players Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixera have reportedly filmed guest spots for the eighth season of Entourage.
Ice-T signs for more Law & order: SVU
Ice-T has signed on for two more years on Law & Order: SVU, it has been announced. The rapper – real name Tracy Marrow – announced the news via Twitter: “I’ve just locked in my new SVU deal. So I’ll officially be back for the next 2 years at least. DONE. (sic).”