The star of Lifetime’s upcoming Liz & Dick was slated to sit down with Barbara Walters on Nov. 16 to discuss her TV-movie portrayal of Elizabeth Taylor, but sources tells our sister site that Lohan’s team was unhappy with the direction ABC had chosen to take the interview.
Promotion or not, Liz & Dick will still grace our televisions on Thanksgiving weekend, premiering Nov. 25.
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• NBC has ordered five additional scripts of Whitney, which returns with its second season next Wednesday at 8/7c.
• Liza Lapira (Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23) has joined Super Fun Night, ABC’s Conan O’Brien-produced comedy pilot. Per Deadline, she’ll star opposite Rebel Wilson (Bridesmaids) as one of three girlfriends on a “funcomfortable” quest to make every Friday night amazing.
• Former SNL funnylady Molly Shannon will appear in an upcoming episode of Happily Divorced, EW.com reports, playing the sister of John Michael Higgins’ Peter.
• Comedy Central has renewed Brickleberry for a second season, to bow in fall 2013.
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