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Moraes on TV: July 11, 2010 - July 17, 2010

Jailed would-be Letterman extortionist nominated for Emmy

The Emmy Awards are now the best trophy franchise -- ever. The TV academy has just nominated the former CBS News producer jailed for trying to blackmail David Letterman. Ironically, David Letterman's CBS late night talk show did not cop an Emmy nom for best variety show last week for...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 15, 2010; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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How to find the next reality-TV superstar

Except for the tendency to chose their second wives from among their children's peers, there is nothing TV executives have to guard themselves against more carefully than the habit of trying to unravel the great mystery as to what makes one utterly undistinguished person turn out to be a reality-TV...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 14, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Sela Ward lands new "CSI: NY" gig

[This blog post has been updated] One day after CBS announced that "CSI: NY" star Melina Kanakaredes: a) is an "amazing talent" b) has forged "amazing.. friendships" on the show and c) is out the network announced Sela Ward would replace Kanakaredes on the Jerry Bruckheimer procedural crime drama, playing...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 13, 2010; 7:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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"Direct Access" goes national with Big Tigger

[This entry has been updated.] WDCW's "Direct Access With Big Tigger" is getting a tryout in a much larger arena. The Washington-based late-night infotainment series, which is produced by our market's Tribune-owned CW affiliate, has been picked up for a 10-week run on Tribune-owned stations in Philadelphia, which is the...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 13, 2010; 4:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Joe Jonas teams up with Betty White on "Hot in Cleveland"

You know what's the most amazing thing about TV Land's first-ever scripted series, "Hot in Cleveland"? You think it can't get any worse. And then it does! Joe Jonas will guest star on "Hot in Cleveland." (AP/Joel Ryan) Joe Jonas has been signed to guest-star on this sitcom, in which...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 12, 2010; 8:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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TV producer pitching Kelley's Oprah bio to networks -- we help

TV producer Larry Thompson has optioned Kitty Kelley's unauthorized biography about Oprah Winfrey, and is trying to sell it to a network. Oprah Winfrey's "fascinating journey" could get TV movie treatment. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) The easiest way to do that these days is to "leak" it to the press, in...

By Lisa de Moraes  |  July 12, 2010; 7:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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