Saturday, March 12, 2011

Top News Stories - Week of March 7th, 2011

Here are the top stories that burned up the livewire this week…

-Terry O'Quinn joins Marc Cherry's ABC pilot "Hallelujah." [] -

-Julianne Moore signs with HBO to play Sarah Palin in "Game Change." [] -

-Nickelodeon unveils new information on "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'" re-boot. [] -

-NBC announces date for Steve Carrell's last episode of "The Office." [] -

-Nickelodeon to brings back popular 90's programs on TeenNick. [] -

-TNT reveals summer schedule [] -

-Eddie Cibrian takes over lead role of NBC's "Playboy" pilot. [] -

-Jason Priestley to join Syfy's "Haven" [] -

-"Smallville's" Kristin Kreuk joins Ron Moore's "17th Precinct." [] -

-Julie Taymor rumored to be stepping down from "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" musical. [] -

-Nintendo's "Pokemon" continues to be a video gaming force. [] -

-NBC announces May season finale plans. [] -

-Universal releases "Fast Five" trailer. [] -

-NBC announces April return for re-tooled "Law & Order: Los Angeles." [] -

-Warner Brothers/CBS fires Charlie Sheen. What's next for his series? [] -

-"The Big Bang Theory's" Jim Parsons and "Pushing Daisies" star Lee Pace to team up on Broadway. [] -

-A&E's "Breakout Kings" has breakout premiere. [] -

-Blake Shleton joins coaching panel on NBC's "The Voice." [] -

-"Last Comic Standing" finalist Mike DeStefano passes away. [] -

-Pulitzer prize winning columnist David Broder passes away. [] -

-AMC releases first full trailer of upcoming series "The Killing." [] -