Speaking with New York Post‘s Page Six, the former Live! co-host announced that he and his team are “contemplating a show that is sort of a talent show…a family competition.” Philbin added that this latest project is “going to be on primetime” when and if it comes to fruition. Reege also says he has been approached about reviving the variety show format.
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• As previously reported, Emilie de Ravin will bring Beauty and the Beast’s beloved Belle to life in a February episode of ABC’s Once Upon a Time, and TV Guide Magazine has your first look at the Lost alumna all prettified.
• TNT’s Mystery Movie Night franchise — which launches this Tuesday/Wednesday with Innocent (based on the novel by Scott Turow and starring Bill Pullman) and Ricochet (based on the book by Sandra Brown and starring John Corbett and Julie Benz) — has added to its slate Hornet’s Nest, based on the bestseller from Patricia Cornwell. ER‘s Sherry Stringfield and Scoundrels‘ Virginia Madsen will star.
• Dying to get your hands on some actual Dunder Mifflin paper? Staples’ Quill.com is making it possible by selling reams of copy paper from The Office‘s famed fictional company. Tell ‘em Dwight Schrute sent you!
• CSI/All My Children alumna Liz Vassey has sold a half-hour comedy project to NBC, Deadline reports. Titled Four Play, the potential series centers on an unlikely family raising a newly adopted child.
• The Revolution, ABC Daytime’s replacement for the now permanently-axed One Life to Live, will premiere Monday, Jan. 16 at 2 pm EST.
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