“That ’70s Show’s” Laura Prepon As Chelsea Handler In NBC Pilot

Laura Prepon — who played Donna Pinciotti for more than seven season on FOX’s That ’70s Show — has been cast as a character inspired by Chelsea Handler in an NBC comedy pilot loosely based on the comedienne’s life. The NBC project — titled Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea — based on the

Carson Daly NBC Singing Competition “The Voice”

Say hello to The Poor Man’s Ryan Seacrest. NBC late night host Carson Daly, who cut his broadcasting teeth as the first VJing host of MTV’s now-defunct video countdown show Total Request Live, will host The Peacock’s new singing competition, The Voice. The latest addition to NBC’s primetime network is inspired by the Dutch talent

Steven Spielberg “Glee”-Inspired TV Series On NBC “Smash”

NBC is developing an hour-long pilot for a new Glee-esque series called Smash, a TV musical based on an idea by iconic lensman Steven Spielberg, who will be executive producing the whole shebang. Any new copycat show that tried to compete with Glee generally wouldn’t have a snowball’s chance in Hades of eclipsing its awesomeness

NBC Plotting ’60s TV Drama Inspired By “Mad Men”

NBC is developing a serial drama set in 1960s inspired by Playboy bunnies, hot on the heels of the multi-Emmy-winning success of AMC’s nostalgic drama Mad Men. It’s not difficult to picture the meeting where network executives sat around stroking their beards and asking themselves: “How can we rip-off Mad Men… but make it sexier?”

Prince William Kate Middleton NBC Special Airing Wednesday, Nov. 16

NBC is cashing in on the engagement of Britain’s Prince William with a 60-minute Dateline special set for broadcast on Wednesday. The network plans to honor the soon-to-be newlyweds with Will & Kate: A Royal Love Story, a special look at how the couple met, what drew them to each other. and what their modern-day

“Survivor” Meets “Bachelor” Dating Reality Show “Love In The Wild”

Just what the world needs, another network reality show: NBC has hit the green light on a new show called Love in the Wild. Think Survivor meets the Bachelor. The series puts singles looking for mates together in the wilderness to see which come together. The Hollywood Reporter writes: “Twenty men and women will pair

Taylor Swift Gets Waxed As Thanksgiving Special Heads For NBC Nov. 25

Get ready to start seeing a whole lot more Taylor Swift. On Tuesday, NBC revealed plans to air a Thanksgiving special featuring the Grammy winner, 20, as she promotes her third album Speak Now across the country. And if that weren’t enough Squinty Swift for you, the world -famous Madame Tussauds Museum has immortalized the