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  1. CBS gets a lot from 'That'

    6:05 am 4/2/2009

    <p><a href="/images/livefeed/old/6a00d83451d69069e201156ec96a2b970c-800wi.jpg" rel="lightbox" style="float: right;"><img alt="Simpson" class="at-xid-6a00d83451d69069e201156ec96a2b970c " src="/images/livefeed/old/6a00d83451d69069e201156ec96a2b970c-320wi.jpg" style="margin: 0px 0px 5px 5px;"></a>CBS' April Fools' Day special "I Get That a Lot" was a surprise success Wednesday, winning its time period and ranking as the second-most-watched show of the night. </p><p>In the hidden-camera special (10.3 million viewers, 3.4 preliminary adults 18-49 rating), celebrities worked menial jobs while incognito, trying to convince customers they're somebody else (clips below). </p><p>The under-the-radar program airing on a night of CBS repeats came within a few tenths of matching Fox's headline-making Tuesday night "Osbournes" variety show, which had an "American Idol" lead-in. Plus, the special grew 19% from its first half-hour to its second. One would expect CBS to order another hour of "Get That a Lot," though it's uncertain if the stunt is repeatable enough to work as a series.&nbsp;</p>Read more

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  2. "Project Runway" Returning As Lawsuit Gets Settled

    2:30 am 4/2/2009

    <a href="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e201156ec724df970c-pi.jpg" style="float: right; "><img alt="Project-Runway" border="0" class="at-xid-6a00d83451d69069e201156ec724df970c " src="/images/old/6a00d83451d69069e201156ec724df970c-320pi.jpg" style="margin-top: 7px; margin-right: 7px; margin-bottom: 7px; margin-left: 7px; " title="Project-Runway" /></a> All stitched up!Read more

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  3. Ed Schultz gets talk show on MSNBC

    9:59 pm 4/1/2009

    Veteran radio host Ed Schultz will have his own hourlong program on MSNBC starting Monday.Read more

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  4. Nanette Burstein pacts for RDF USA series

    9:40 pm 4/1/2009

    Nanette Burstein is rapidly expanding her portfolio. The documentary filmmaker has inked a deal with RDF USA to develop and produce multiple unscripted series projects in the docu-reality genre.Read more

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  5. Justin Bartha pulls into Fox's 'Station'

    9:23 pm 4/1/2009

    "National Treasure" co-star Justin Bartha has been tapped as the lead on "The Station," the Ben Stiller-directed comedy pilot for Fox.Read more

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  6. AMC renews 'Breaking Bad'

    9:06 pm 4/1/2009

    Four episodes into the second season of "Breaking Bad," AMC has picked up Vince Gilligan's drama series for a third cycle.Read more

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  7. Lifetime fires up 'Everything' miniseries

    9:00 pm 4/1/2009

    Lifetime has given the green light to "Everything She Ever Wanted," a four-hour miniseries starring Gina Gershon, Ryan McPartlin and Victor Garber.Read more

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  8. SAG focus back on TV-theatrical deal

    8:17 pm 4/1/2009

    Any sense of victory or relief stemming from a tentative deal for a new commercials contracts between performers' unions and the ad industry may be short-lived. The focus is already swinging back to the impasse facing SAG and the AMPTP over a new TV-theatrical agreement.Read more

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  9. Gordon to head Telemundo station group

    7:04 pm 4/1/2009

    Ronald Gordon has been named president of the Telemundo Television Station Group.Read more

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  10. George Segal joins HBO's 'Entourage'

    7:02 pm 4/1/2009

    George Segal has been tapped for a multi-episode arc on HBO's comedy series "Entourage."Read more

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