Conan's New Talk Show Will Be Called...

... Conan O'Brien's upcoming TBS talk show finally--after much anticipation--has a name. Drumroll, please. The name of Conan's new show will be... Conan. *cue sad trombone* [YouTube]

... Ronald D. Moore, the man behind the brilliant reimagining of Battlestar Galactica, has set up his next project at NBC. The new drama is being described as "an adult Harry Potter." Finally, all you perverts out there can see Hermione naked. Oh hold on, not that kind of adult. The show is set in a world ruled by magic, not science. Okay, that sounds better. Sorry pervs, you'll just have to settle for bad Photoshops. [Deadline Hollywood]

... NBC has renewed its overbloated "talent" show America's Got Talent for a sixth season. All the judges and host Nick Cannon are expected to return to the hit. The next cycle should start next summer, so start practicing your juggling, kids! [Deadline Hollywood]

... We all know who will be on this year's Dancing With the Stars, but do you know who turned the show down? Producers went after the following: Sylvester Stallone, Condoleezza Rice, Tim Allen, Joel McHale, and Drew Carey. They all rejected the idea. Meanwhile, Melanie Griffith continues to try and get on the show each and every year. *cue sad trombone* [The Live Feed]

... If I were to tell you that NASCAR, that redneck Southern-fried sport, was airing a reality show on a mystery network, which network would be your LAST guess? [NY Times]

... Are you prepping for you fantasy football draft? Well one word of advice: don't draft Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler. *cue sad trombone* [Chicago Breaking Sports]

... Heroes hero Jack Coleman, who played Noah Bennet on the NBC superhero drama, is heading to CBS as a bad guy. Coleman will play a jerky rich dude who is accused of murder in The Mentalist in the October 14th episode. Still waiting to see where Hayden Panettiere ends up. [TV Guide]

... HBO has renewed Hung for a third season. Umm, sure whatever I guess. [Deadline Hollywood]

... And finally, Jamie Foxx will be producing a sketch comedy show for Fox this mid-season. The Jamie Foxx Project will be in the vein of Foxx's breakout show, the 1990s minority-driven sketch show In Living Color, and feature The Boondocks actor Affion Crockett. I love The Boondocks, but can't stand Jamie Foxx. Let's call that a draw. [Deadline Hollywood]

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