ABC Family announced three pilot pick-ups.
Zap2it was the first
to report that "George Lopez's"
and "Caroline in the City's"
were cast and now their one-hour scripted drama has been picked up. "Switched at Birth" follows two girls who, well, the title is self-explanatory. Also picked up: One-hour drama "The Nine Lives of Chloe King," about a girl who finds she has exceptional powers and someone wants her dead; And "The Great State of Georgia" starring
in a half-hour comedy about a girl trying to make it in New York City. [
NBC has tapped
Carson Daly to host its singing competition
which is set to premiere in the spring. It'll be like "TRL" all over again! Or, you know, not. [
fans, rejoice! It's finally confirmed that
is returning for one episode this spring as Jennifer "J.J." Jareau on the CBS show. [
prequel is underway and rounding out its cast. "The Gates'"
, "The Good Guys'"
, and "Stargate's"
have joined the two-hour TV movie airing on USA Network this spring. [
ABC has cast "Little Fockers" star
and "Reno 911's"
in co-starring roles on its pilot, "Man Up!," which tries to explain what it takes to survive as a modern man. And HBO has nabbed "Stardust's"
for a recurring role on its Golden Globe and SAG Award-winning series, "Boardwalk Empire." [
"The Green Hornet"
after Showtime's airing of the film. Currently, the film has grossed more than $80 million at the box office. [
For Jan. 2011, Bravo reports a 60% increase in 18-49 year-olds and a 46% increase among total viewers over Jan. 2010. The numbers reflect the network's move to five days of programming, the continued success of its "Real Housewives" franchise and
talk show, which grabbed 3.1 million viewers after
the Atlanta finale
Logo announced five new series pickups: "Queen of Harts," from
Peter Marc Jacobson
, co-creator and producer of "The Nanny," about a former hairdresser who passes as a woman to get a job as a nanny for an 80s rock star; "Tig Has Friends," produced by
, in which comedian
gets the dish from TV show casts, movie stars or bands.; the "Sally Hershberger Project" following the celeb hairstylist.; "Sex Therapy," in which we follow a therapy group with popular therapist,
Dr. Christopher Donaghue
.; And "Life's a Drag," which follows contestants' lives after
"RuPaul's Drag Race."
"America's Next Top Model"
alum, plus-sized model
will be looking for love on Donald Trump's dating game for Channel One, "The Ultimate Merger." Season 2 of the show will air in Summer 2011. [
"The Battle for Marjah," the story of the U.S. marines' battle to liberate a key Afghanistan town, debuts Feb. 17 at 9 p.m. ET on HBO. [