TVLine Items: Leslie Bibb Gets Amazon Pilot, Scary Simpsons Scoop and More

Leslie Bibb Amazon Pilot

Leslie Bibb is going from one of the GCBs to, well, just a plain ol’ B.

Bibb, who recently appeared on NBC’s About a Boy, will play the titular character in Amazon’s new comedy pilot Salem Rogers: Model of the Year 1998, our sister site Deadline reports.

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Her character, Salem Rogers, is a self-centered former supermodel who reunites with her former assistant — now a self-help writer — after completing a 10-year stint in rehab.

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Saturday Night Live has added two more writers to its staff for Season 40, Nick Rutherford and Alison Rich, per Deadline.

The Simpsons is plotting another crossover (of sorts). According to Entertainment Weekly, the first family of Fox will encounter themselves — or, rather, the crudely drawn version of themselves from their Tracey Ullman Show days — during a segment in this season’s “Treehouse of Horror,” airing Oct. 19. “We’ve implied that [the original family members] were murdered and buried under the house, so this is expanding that thought,” says executive producer Al Jean.