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Lindsay Lohan to do interview with Barbara Walters
Lindsay Lohan has agreed to a sit-down interview with Barbara Walters, to be conducted sometime in the next few weeks. TMZ says the interview will “focus on the parallels between the lives of Lindsay and Liz Taylor (who she’s portraying in an upcoming movie called Liz And Dick) – things like child stardom, a rough childhood, living life in the public, and also dealing with addiction.

Former Lost star to guest-star on Person Of Interest
Person Of Interest is gaining another former Lost star on its show. Fellow Lost veterans Alan Dale and Ken Leung have already guest-starred on the show, and now Mark Pellegrino, who played Jacob on Lost, is also set to appear on an episode.

Bill Lawrence sells comedy to NBC
Bill Lawrence, creator of Cougar Town and Scrubs, has sold a ‘bromance comedy’ to NBC. The show will be called Undateable and is about two very different guys who are bonded by their inability to attract women. It is based on Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle’s book, Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Guarantee They Won’t Be Dating or Having Sex.

Katie Cassidy to return to Gossip Girl
Katie Cassidy, who played Juliet Sharp on Gossip Girl, is set to reprise her role for the show’s final episode.

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