EmptyDE LA FUENTE SIGHTED
Cristian de la Fuente has been bumped up to series regular on USA's drama "In Plain Sight." De la Fuente, who was a recurring, plays Rafael Ramirez, the boyfriend of U.S. Marshal Mary Shannon (Mary McCormack). His deal was brokered by Abrams Artists Agency.
KATZ ONLINE AGAIN
Former CBS and Yahoo programming exec David Katz has resurfaced at the helm of his own online sports venture. SportsFanLive.com launches this week in beta mode with Samsung on board as a premier sponsor. The site aims to lure fans with social-networking features. Katz led the sports and entertainment division at Yahoo under Lloyd Braun, former head of the Internet giant's media group. He stepped down in late 2006.
SIR CHARLES ON THE LINKS
Charles Barkley could be getting some golfing tips via a project in development at Golf Channel. A network rep confirmed that the channel is developing a project eyed for 2009 that would feature famed golf instructor Hank Haney, who has coached Tiger Woods on his swing, giving the former NBA star and current TNT basketball analyst tips on his own golf game; further details were not available.
Cable music network Fuse has named Angie O'Keefe as vp business development.