'Shaq vs.' Justin Bieber, Mario Lopez gets real(ity)

justin-bieber-mario-lopez-gi-320.jpgNews from around the TV world, served up bite-sized:

Justin Bieber takes on Shaquille O'Neal. Other celebs named for the upcoming season of "Shaq vs." are Rachael Ray, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Charles Barkley, Penn & Teller, hot dog-eating champ Joey Chestnut, Tyson Gay, Sugar Shane Mosley, Dwight Howard, DeSean Jackson, Chris  and Kavya Shivashankar. [ ABC]

Not enough Mario Lopez? The be-dimpled host is getting his own reality show. [ TV Guide]

"Karate Kid" star Taraji P. Henson gets serious, starring in the Lifetime movie "Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story," based on the true story of a mom who rescued her son Kobe after her ex-husband stole him and took him to South Korea. [ Deadline]

MTV is all skinned up. The network read 400 writing samples from young writers and chose Mark Hammer, Matt Pelfrey and Monica Padrick to join the staff of "Skins," the U.S. version of the subversive British teen drama. [ The Hollywood Reporter]

"White Collar" creator Jeff Eastin has signed a deal with Fox TV Studios that keeps calling the shots on USA show but also includes development later. [ Variety]

"Parks and Recreation" star Chris Pratt has joined the cast of "Moneyball," the baseball-and-business movie starring Brad Pitt, Robin Wright and Philip Seymour Hoffman. Pratt is playing Oakland A's first baseman Scott Hatteberg. [ HR/Risky Business]

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