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30 Rock nominated for seven Comedy Awards

30 Rock has garnered seven nominations for the first annual Comedy Awards which sets out to honour the best in comedy on TV and in film. The series received acting nods for Tina Fey, Alec Baldwin, Jane Krakowski and Tracy Morgan as well as writing, directing and series nominations. The awards will be broadcast on Comedy Central in April.

Saffron Burrows joins Bones spinoff

British actress Saffron Burrows will play the female lead in the new Bones spinoff, The Finder. Burrows will join Geoff Stults and Michael Clarke Duncan in the series.

West Wing creator to guest on 30 Rock

The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin will play himself in an upcoming episode of 30 Rock. Sorkin has made guest appearance as himself in the past on the likes of Entourage and has had acting roles on The West Wing and A Few Good Men.

Seagal to revive Lawman

Steven Seagal will return to the beat on his show Steven Seagal: Lawman after a sheriff in Phoenix granted the actor rights to continue filming in Arizona. Seagal was shut down last year after he was accused of illicit behaviour but will return for a third season this year.

Conrad fielding offers for new series

Former Hills cast member Lauren Conrad says she is fielding a number of offers from networks for her new reality series which MTV passed on earlier this month. MTV dismissed the series after they deemed it too “highbrow” for their network.