Quick Hits

By on January 21, 2009

Taylor Swift’s Fearless is the number 1 album for its sixth week selling 72,000 copies, according to Billboard.

“Slumdog Millionaire” and “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” lead BAFTA nominations with 11 bids apiece.

NBC has picked up “The Office,” “30 Rock” and “The Biggest Loser” for the 2009-2010 TV season.

Canceled ABC series “Pushing Daisies,” “Dirty Sexy Money” and “Eli Stone” are not expected to air their final episodes until summer.

CBS has canceled 1970’s-themed drama Swingtown.

Producers of Broadway’s Speed-the-Plow have filed a grievance with the Actor’s Equity union over Jeremy Piven’s abrupt departure from the play.

Cheryl Hines will reportedly return to “Curb Your Enthusiasm” next season despite her character’s split with Larry on the program.

“Mad Men” creator and exec-producer Matthew Weiner has signed on for another two years after a contentious negotiation with Lionsgate.

Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson will sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl in Tampa on Feb. 1.

Paul Blart: Mall Cop is the No. 1 film in America. Seriously.


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