NBC is returning to Law & Order: SVU. The network has renewed the veteran procedural for a 16th season.
Fox’s Dead Boss has added a funnywoman to the ensemble. Amy Sedaris has joined the half-hour single-camera comedy pilot starring Jane Krakowski, which Fox is eyeing toward series production, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Additionally, Awkward’s Jessica Lu has boarded NBC’s Salvation pilot with Ashley Judd.
"30 Rock" scribes Dylan Morgan and Josh Siegal have inked an overall deal with Universal TV. Pair are set to develop comedy projects for the studio.
Krysten Ritter, who toplined NBC’s comedy pilot Assistance last season, is back as the star of another NBC/Universal TV half-hour pilot.
In his first post-30 Rock TV gig (excluding that brief MSNBC debacle), Alec Baldwin is returning to NBC via a guest stint on Law & Order: SVU, TVLine has confirmed.
Gary Sanchez Productions, the 7-year-old film and television production company formed by Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Chris Henchy, has formed a new female-driven division. Dubbed Gloria Sanchez Productions, the venture will focus on creating female-led film and TV projects and will be headed up by Jessica Elbaum, a longtime production executive at Gary Sanchez.
Indie darling Greta Gerwig will lead the cast of How I Met Your Dad, CBS’ spinoff from long-running comedy series How I Met Your Mother.
Rebecca Hall has been cast in the romantic comedy Tumbledown, directed by Sean Mewshaw from a screenplay by Desi Van Til. We’re The Millers’ Jason Sudeikis
Bill Cosby is coming back to television and to the network that aired his most popular show. THR reports that Cosby has signed on to star in a new family sitcom for NBC.