Friday’s grumpy rock star news

Doctor Who


British TV

  • MTV acquires The Secret Life of the American Teenager and Sweet Valley High [subscription required]
  • Being Human creatives want to launch production company, have new idea for a show [subscription required]
  • BBC4 to go back to its high-brow roots [subscription required]


  • Casting, including Jeri Ryan on Body of Evidence, Robert Patrick on Edgar Floats and Nate Corddry on Our Show
  • Scott Caan to play Danno on Hawaii Five-O
  • Smallville gets a 10th season
  • NBC’s Angela Bromstad discusses the chances of Chuck and Heroes returning
  • 24 on the bubble still