EmptyFeore Heeds call of 'The Listener'
Colm Feore has joined the cast of "The Listener," the upcoming Canadian paranormal series acquired by NBC, Canada's CTV and Fox International. Feore, repped by Endeavor, will play an older mentor to a paramedic (Craig Olejnik) who uses his telepathic powers to heal what's broken in the lives of people he treats.
India TV strike, PaRT II
The Federation of Western India Cine Workers has walked off the job for the second time since October, demanding better wages and working conditions from the Association of Motion Picture & TV Programme Producers. The strike has led major broadcasters to resort to airing reruns of most shows beginning Monday.
"Law & Order" creator Dick Wolf will be honored with the Founders Award at the International Emmys ceremony Nov. 24 in New York.
MyNet sked set
MyNetworkTV has finalized its holiday lineup, which includes the Neil Patrick Harris-hosted 2008 World Magic Awards (Nov. 26), the 2008 World Music Awards (Dec. 2), "Eyes on Kenya" (Dec. 3) and "Miracle on 34th Street" (Dec. 6).
Comedy Central has renewed "Reno 911!" for a sixth season with two new cast members, Ian Roberts and Jo Lo Truglio. Season 6 bows March 12.