TBS' Wedding Band Has Its Players

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... TBS's upcoming pilot The Wedding Band has cast its two leads, and they're solid choices. Brian Austin Green (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) and Harold Perrineau Jr. (Lost) will play best buds who escape their humdrum lives by performing as players in a wedding band. [The Live Feed]

... Saturday Night Live will kick off 2011 with Jim Carrey and his funny faces hosting. The episode will air January 8 and feature musical guests The Black Keys. [NBC.com]

... Neil Patrick Harris spewed some venom on his Twitter feed, calling Eric Braeden a "D-Bag." Braeden, a soap star on The Young and the Restless, committed to a role on Harris' How I Met Your Mother as Robin's dad, then bailed saying the role wasn't substantial enough, according to Harris. Harris later apologized for the comment. [NPH's Twitter]

... Larry King drew 2.2 million for his final show, a significant jump from his average. King left his post at CNN after 25 years on the air. [The Live Feed]

... Dexter will go into season 6 with a brand-new showrunner. Chip Johannessen is stepping down from the show and making way for Scott Buck, who has been with the show since season 2. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Boardwalk Empire is sticking with its scary hitman Richard Harrow. the series has upped Jack Huston, who plays Harrow, up to regular for season 2. [Deadline Hollywood]


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