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Gwyneth Paltrow to Cover Adele on 'Glee', 'What Not to Wear' Gets Season 9 and More

by Chris Harnick, posted Apr 12th 2011 11:30AM
Gwyneth PaltrowAdele is getting the 'Glee' treatment, but not from a regular New Directions member.

According to Entertainment Weekly, 'Glee' guest star Gwyneth Paltrow will sing Adele's 'Turning Tables' from the British singer's hit album '21.'

When Paltrow debuted on the Fox series she was tasked with belting out Cee Lo Green's chart-topping 'Forget You.'

In other TV news ...

TLC has renewed 'What Not to Wear' for a ninth season. After a move from Friday to Tuesday nights, the series has maintained good numbers, around 1.2 million viewers per episode. Stacy London and Clinton Kelly will return for 26 new episodes starting in August. [Hollywood Reporter]

Jill Wagner is leaving 'Wipeout.' The co-host will leave after this summer's batch of episodes in order to focus on her acting career. She's appeared on 'Punk'd,' 'Monk' and 'Bones.' [TV Guide]

The 'Desperate Housewives' stars have signed a new deal, keeping them in place for a season 8. Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross and Eva Longoria will all make $325,000 per episode, up from $275,000. The deal is for one year with an option for a season 9. [TVLine]

Kerr Smith is heading to 'NCIS.' The former 'Dawson's Creek' star will play Lt. Jonas Cobb, a former military man, for two episodes. Look for the character to help crack the case of the Port-to-Port Killer. [TV Guide]

Will the '24' movie follow the same saga as the 'Arrested Development' flick? We hope not! Producer Brian Grazer took to Twitter to share his excitement about working with series star Kiefer Sutherland on the film, which is slated for 2012. [Hollywood Reporter]

'Glee' star Dot Marie Jones has joined the cast of NBC's Chelsea Handler pilot. Jones will play a cellmate of Laura Prepon's Chelsea character in 'Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea.' [TV Guide]

'Lights Out' creator Warren Leight will serve as the new 'Law & Order: SVU' showrunner. Leight replaces Neal Baer, who signed a deal with CBS. [Deadline]

'Six Feet Under' showrunner Alan Poul is returning to HBO. Poul will serve as an executive producer on Aaron Sorkin's cable-news-station pilot. [Deadline]

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mchl105394065

Glad the DH stars have reached a deal finally.

April 12 2011 at 4:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply
hvan

WHAT?! Adele is way out of Gwyneth Paltrow's league. Gwyneth should quit while she's ahead. She's only going to embarrass herself.

April 12 2011 at 1:24 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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mchl105394065

She already has.

April 12 2011 at 4:25 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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