'Huge' canceled; Steven Tyler lends voice to 'Wonder Pets!'
ABC Family has pulled the plug on "Huge," the show starring Nikki Blonsky as an overweight teen at a weight-loss camp. The other two shows launched this summer with "Huge" were "Pretty Little Liars" and "Melissa & Joey." "Liars" already has a back order, while one for "Melissa & Joey" is considered imminent. [ Deadline]
Steven Tyler, Idina Menzel and Ziggy Marley are voicing an upcoming episode of Nickelodeon's "The Wonder Pets!," an Emmy Award-winning preschool series that follows the adventures of three singing classroom pets who use teamwork to save animals in distress. The episode will air Oct. 15 and is an homage to "Alice in Wonderland." [TV Guide]
ABC is developing a female-centered spy show described as "Taken" meets "The Bourne Identity" for its Summer 2011 schedule. It has received a script order and feelers have been put out to writers to join the series. Steve Shill, fresh off a directing Emmy win for "Dexter," is reportedly attached to direct the pilot [ Deadline]
Jon Hamm and Elisabeth Moss picked up the third annual Hollywood Reporter Award on Friday, in honor of their work on AMC's "Mad Men." Hamm and Moss accepted their trophies from THR International Executive Director Tommaso Campione. [ THR]
"Ally McBeal" alum Peter MacNicol will be checking into "Grey's Anatomy's" Seattle Grace hospital during November sweeps. MacNicol will work closely with Alex Karev as a pediatrics attending and will appear for at least two episodes. [ TV Guide]
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