host Sherri Shepherd
will star in a sitcom for The CW
about a woman whose life is turned upside down when she learns that her husband had an affair and that the earth is round.
• CBS soap Guiding Light
is revamping its format
and will be shot with tiny hand-held cameras, mimicking the reality-show look of The Hills
and Laguna Beach
. So this time, when they have, like, a story about an evil twin that was cloned in a lab, it'll look, like, totally real.
, Debi Mazar
and Karen Duffy
are pitching a talk show
that's described as a New Jersey take on The View
, and would focus on solving issues that face women. Like, what to do when there's a Bon Jovi concert the same night as a Springsteen concert?
• It's a meeting of the minds! Carmen Electra
is the first celeb guest to appear on the premiere episode of NBC's Phenomenon
(Oct. 24, 8 p.m. ET). The show's premise: mentalist Uri Geller
star Criss Angel
will set out to find the next great mentalist. We're guessing Electra is there to daze and confuse the finalists.
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