Afternoon briefing

Brendan Fraser to star in new TV pilot
Brendan Fraser, the star of The Mummy film franchise, is going to be starring in a new pilot called Legends, from the executive producer of Homeland. Fraser will play Martin Odum, a deep-cover agent who has the power to become a different person for each job he does.

Bret Michaels to host series on the Travel Channel
Musician Bret Michaels is going to be hosting a new series on the Travel Channel called Rock My RV. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will “feature a team of skilled, custom RV designers and fabricators who transform travellers’ ordinary RVs into the most outrageous mobile mansions on the road.”

Lost star joins Body Of Proof
Former Lost star Henry Ian Cusick, who played Desmond Hume on the show, is set to guest-star on Body Of Proof. Cusick will play a psychologist named Trent Marsh who has patients that Megan (Dana Delany) and Tommy (Mark Valley) are carefully watching while investigating a murder case.

Animal Practice cancelled
NBC has cancelled the veterinarian comedy series Animal Practice…and PETA is celebrating. PETA released a statement saying, “The cancellation of Animal Practice sends the strong message that using animals for cheap laughs on TV shows is archaic and uninteresting to today’s viewers, who are sophisticated enough to know that not only is putting a monkey in a lab coat not funny, it’s also cruel.”

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