Jay Leno's sendoff, and Conan's last laugh
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Jay Leno is facing the embarrassing public spectacle of leaving his dream job, not on his own terms. Sound familiar?
HBO orders "Getting On" adaptation from "Big Love" creators to series
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "Big Love" creators Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer are getting more love from HBO: Their adaptation of the British series "Getting On" has landed an order for six episodes.
Lifetime wins legal battle to air Chris Porco movie
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Rejoice, crime-biopic fans; Lifetime will "Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story" this Saturday after all.
Anthony Zuiker reality show, others get summer premiere dates from ABC
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - "CSI" creator Anthony Zuiker will toss his hat into the reality TV ring arena on June 23.
"Hot in Cleveland" gets season five order from TV Land
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Things won't be cooling down in Cleveland anytime soon.
Cedric the Entertainer named "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" host
By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Who wants to host "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"? Cedric the Entertainer does: He was named to the job Wednesday.
NBC commits to Jimmy Fallon as "Tonight Show" successor
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - It appears that Jimmy Fallon is a go to replace Jay Leno as host of NBC's "The Tonight Show" - and that the long-running late-night offering will be packing its bags for a cross-country move.
"CSI" renewed as Ted Danson's contract is extended
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - CBS's "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" has been renewed for a 14th season, with series star Ted Danson's contract being extended for the series.
Fox picks up Big East basketball for 12 years
(Reuters) - Fox Sports has signed a 12-year contract to carry the new Big East basketball conference, the first major sports rights agreement it has entered since announcing its new national cable channel to compete with ESPN. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. A source close to the matter estimated the deal was worth between $500 million and $600 million over the 12 years. Fox, owned by News Corp, has been buying sports rights to showcase on its new cable network, dubbed Fox Sports 1, which will debut in August.
Elmo puppeteer Kevin Clash accused of "crystal meth sex party" in new lawsuit
By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - Kevin Clash has found more on the hands that he once used to manipulate beloved Muppet Elmo.