Dancing with the Stars cast revealed
The cast for the 2011 season of Dancing with the Stars has been officially announced by Channel 7, with the likes of Lara Bingle, Manu Fiedel, Brynne Adelsten and Nathan Bracken confirmed to be taking part. See the full line-up here.
Top Gear cleared over Mexican comments
Top Gear has been cleared of breaching any programme rules following the controversial comments on a recent episode regarding Mexicans. British media regulator Ofcom has considered the comments made by the show’s hosts that suggested Mexicans to be “lazy, feckless, flatulent and overweight” to be part of the programme’s “irreverent style and sometimes outspoken humour.”
Family Guy comic set for release
A comic book series based on Family Guy is set to be released midway through this year in the US. Titan Comics has announced the development of the long-running animated series into a monthly comic that will “follow the Griffin family on a string of brand new outrageous storylines.”
Lloyd joins comedy pilot
Christopher Lloyd has joined a new comedy pilot for NBC centring on a doctor who joins his family’s medical practice. Lloyd will play the grandfather of the lead character in the pilot, which is penned by Parks and Recreation writer Dan Goor.
Simmons to guest on Castle
KISS frontman Gene Simmons has signed on for a guest role on Castle where he will play himself. Simmons will aid Castle (Nathan Fillion) and Beckett (Stana Katic) in the episode’s investigation.