Starz's Torchwood Gets a Premiere Date

... Starz's Torchwood spin-off, Torchwood: Miracle Day, now has a release date: July 8. The program follows the Torchwood team as they investigate a strange phenomenon on the planet: No one is dying. Starz has also released an official poster (scroll down, it's below). [EW]

... Pretty Eliza Dushku (Dollhouse) is headed to CBS, joining the comedy pilot based on the life of Colin Cowherd, who I will try not to insult in this blurb even though I hate him. The show is about an outspoken sports talk-show host (played by Damon Wayans). Colin Cowherd sucks. Ugh, well I did say "try." [EW]

... Lots of names have been bandied about in the "who is going to replace Charlie Sheen on Two and a Half Men?" race, including John Stamos, Rob Lowe, and Charlie Sheen. But the latest to join the scrum is Entourage vet Jeremy Piven, who, like Sheen, battles his own addiction. An addiction to being an a**hole and a lousy tipper. [Radar Online]

... Zach Galifianakis is sticking with HBO, and will develop a comedy for the pay cabler. The mockumentary would follow the day in the life of comedian Brody Stevens (watch a xlip of outlandish standup comedy below), who's a personal favorite of Zach's. [Deadline Hollywood]

... MTV has renewed The Real World for two more seasons. At this rate, we're going to have to build more cities. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Cartoon Network has unveiled its slate of new shows, and it includes a new edition of Total Drama called Total Drama: Revenge of the Island, a How to Train Your Dragon series, and the multi-platform multi-superhero DC Nation. But I'm excited for Secret Mountain Fort Awesome, a comedy about a group of monsters who do nutso things. [Deadline Hollywood]

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