EmptyTRIO IN TBS FAMILY
Nadia Dajani, Kevin G. Schmidt and Dean Collins have joined the cast of TBS' untitled Dave Caplan comedy pilot, starring Valerie Bertinelli as a single mom raising two teens while running a business. Dajani is repped by Innovative. Schmidt and Collins are with Coast to Coast. Schmidt is managed by Protege Entertainment and Collins by Howard Entertainment.
three JOIN 'GLEE' CLUB
Cory Monteith, Amber Riley and Chris Colfer have been added to "Glee," Ryan Murphy's hourlong pilot for Fox set at a high school's glee club. Monteith, repped by APA and Red Management, will play Finn, a football jock blackmailed into joining the glee club. Riley will play Mercedes, an outcast joining the club. Colfer will play Kurt, a newly created role. Riley and Colfer are repped by Coast to Coast.
Lonnie Burstein has been promoted to exec vp programming and production at Debmar-Mercury. He was senior vp overseeing research and new programming. Burstein is responsible for "The Wendy Williams Show."