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Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Star in 'Veep,' Jay Mohr Prepares for Return to TV and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Nov 22nd 2010 6:20PM
Julia Louis-DreyfusIf all goes according to plan, meet your new fictional vice president, Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

According to Deadline Hollywood, Louis-Dreyfus will officially headline HBO's pilot for 'Veep,' a half-hour comedy about Selina Meyer, the new vice president. The 'New Adventures of Old Christine' actress will serve as a producer. HBO plus Julia Louis-Dreyfus sure sounds like a winning formula to us!

In other TV news ...

VH1 is adding more wives to its reality slate. The network has ordered 10 episodes of 'The X Life,' a reality series that follows skater Pierre Luc Gagnon and his girlfriend Denise Russo, BMXer Cory Nastazio and his girlfriend Nicole Panattoni and FMXer Jeremy Stenburg and his wife Susie. [Hollywood Reporter]

'Facts of Life' star Mindy Cohn is heading to ABC Family. Cohn has been tapped to play Cecelia, the mom of one of the four leads in Brenda Hampton's new untitled drama project. [Movieline]

Miranda Otto will star in Fox's 'Locke & Key.' Otto will play Nina Locke, the mom of three who tries to rebuild her life in her family's mysterious mansion. [Deadline Hollywood]

Jay Mohr is heading to ABC. The network has ordered a pilot adaptation of Mohr's autobiography, 'No Wonder My Parents Drank.' [Vulture]

Syfy has set the premiere dates for its winter programming. Look for 'Being Human' on Mon., Jan 17 at 9PM, 'Face Off' Wed., Jan. 26 at 10PM, 'Marcel's Quantum Kitchen' in February and 'Ghost Hunters International' on Wed., Jan. 5 at 9PM. [Hollywood Reporter]

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its a sad sight
they took her show The New Adventures of Old Christine

off... i loved it.... it was a great comedy

November 27 2010 at 8:52 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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