Angela Lansbury, the star of 'Murder, She Wrote,' said she'd always been against the idea of reviving the show with Octavia Spencer as the star. 'I have too much admiration for her to saddle her with the awful responsibility of having to bring that title into a different venue,' Angela Lansbury said.
Bill Cosby is reportedly developing a family comedy with NBC. Bill Cosby's 'The Cosby Show' aired on the network.
NBC has ordered 10 episodes of a TV series based on L. Frank Baum's books but said to be reimagined in the vein of 'Game of Thrones.'
'Three Cups of Tea' author Mortenson was recently interviewed on NBC's 'Today Show,' the first such interview he has done since '60 Minutes' aired an exposé in 2011 alleging that he had fabricated parts of his memoir and that funds from his charity were being misspent.
The biography by Gabriel Sherman, titled 'The Loudest Voice in the Room,' will hit shelves on Jan. 21, but has already created a firestorm.
Saldana recently appeared in the films 'Out of the Furnace' and 'Star Trek Into Darkness.'