Rhea gets the square

Caroline Rhea is set to host "Play It Back: Game Shows," which will air on GSN starting Sept. 7. The three hourlong specials, produced by Atlas Media, will look back at the most popular game shows of the 1970s, '80s and '90s.


The American Society of Cinematographers has issued a call for entries in the episodic and movie/miniseries/pilot television categories of the annual ASC Outstanding Achievement Awards competition. The deadline for submissions is noon Dec. 1. … The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the third annual Special Visual Effects Primetime Emmy Voting Event, a program showcasing the five episodic and five longform visual effects nominees, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood.

BIG Ten, do it again!

The Big Ten Network continued its busy week, reaching carriage agreements with Mediacom Communications and Cox Communications two days before the kickoff of the conference's football season.


Disney Channel has ordered 13 more episodes of its comedy series "Wizards of Waverly Place," extending its second season to 26 episodes.