Chelsea Handler Is Headed to NBC

... We're seeing more and more of Chelsea Handler (thanks, in part, to her sex tape), and we're going to be seeing even more. Sort of. NBC is developing a new series based on Handler's book Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, a memoir about the comedienne's wild 20s. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Conan has announced the guest list for his second week: LL Cool J, B.J. Novak, Harrison Ford, Rosario Dawson, Russell Brand, Kid Rock, Jesse Eisenberg, and others. That seems about on par with the first week. [Interbridge]

... Molly Shannon has somehow swindled HBO into making a show that stars her. The Saturday Night Live alum is working on a comedy about a former nun who goes out into the real world. The project reeks of one of Shannon's SNL characters, the randy Catholic school girl Mary Katherine Gallagher. [Deadline Hollywood]

... TLC has picked up eight more episodes of L.A. Ink, the reality show focused on tattoo artist Kat Von D. Whoop-de-doo. [Variety]

... Kurtwood Smith, better known as Red Forman from That '70s Show, has signed on to star in CBS's midseason drama Chaos. Chaos follows a rookie CIA Operative (Freddy Rodriguez) who dabbles in internal affairs after being asked to watch his coworkers. Smith will play the CIA director. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Spike TV has announced Most Lethal, a reality show that pits soldiers against each other in challenges. Finally, we'll be able to see just how tough The National Guard really is. [The Live Feed]

... And finally, here's some good news for older gentlemen who are hairdressers and fans of Sex and the City! Michael Patrick King, the former showrunner of Sex and the City, is working with NBC on a project that's similar to the 1975 film Shampoo. The series will follow a Beverly Hills hairdresser in his 50s as he struggles to try to look young in a culture that only pays attention to the young and the beautiful. I've already set up my DVR season pass. [Deadline Hollywood]

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