Two and a Half Men Halted As Sheen Heads to Rehab

... The Charlie Sheen saga may finally have come to an end. Two and a Half Men will suspend production and go on hiatus while Sheen enters rehab for substance abuse. It's unclear how long Two and a Half Men will be interrupted. Get well Charlie, you knucklehead. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Vampires are now lame, and werewolves are played out. Zombies, however, are all the rage (until they inevitably become lame a few months from now). The CW is boarding the zombie train with Awakening, a new project in development at the network. The story is about "two sisters who face off against one another just as a zombie uprising begins." Sounds like someone was getting blank stares during a pitch meeting and then added "...and there's a zombie apocalypse!" to spice things up. [TV Guide]

... Aaron Sorkin, one of the few truly gifted writers in Hollywood today, is setting up a project at HBO. The writer of The Social Network, The West Wing, Sports Night, and Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip (see? I told you he was good) has penned a show about a nightly cable news series, and HBO has ordered it to pilot. Assuming it makes it to series, this should be good. [Deadline Hollywood]

... The Bones spin-off that's percolating at Fox has its lead: Geoff Stults. Who? Geoff Stults. He starred in October Road and on the spin-off will play Walter Sherman, also known as "The Locator," a man who can find just about anything. He joins the previously announced Michael Clarke Duncan on the series. [TV Line]

... NBC has ordered a pilot for Grimm, focusing on cops who work a beat in a world populated by characters from Grimm's Fairy Tales. [EW]

... ABC has ordered My Frickin' Family to pilot. The comedy sees a couple with a newborn deal with the kid's four culturally divergent grandparents. The network has also ordered a pilot for Bad Mom, about a mother whose two kids have mostly been raised by their grandmother. But when grandma decides she wants more freedom, the mother has to step in and raise her kids herself. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Lea Michele will act like a stuck-up diva sing at the Super Bowl (Feb. 6)! The Glee actress is currently booked to sing "America the Beautiful" during pregame festivities. Singing the national anthem will be Christina Aguilera. Butchering the halftime show will be The Black Eyed Peas. [E! Online]

... Lucy Lawless (Xena) is joining No Ordinary Family for at least five episodes. Lawless will play a powerful adversary to the super-powered Powells through the end of the season—if the show makes it that far. Lawless is also appearing in Starz's Spartacus series. [TV Line]

... ABC has scheduled Missing for a summer run. The drama is about a former CIA agent who must track down her missing son in Italy. [EW]

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