ΓÇó Shaquille O’Neal, the comedian? Why not? The Shaq Vs. star joins original King of Comedy Cedric the Entertainer to host a night of laughs on the new All-Star Comedy Jam DVD ΓÇô out Sept. 8 ΓÇô featuring Mad TV alum Aries Spears, In Living Color vet Tommy Davidson and more. That’s one tall order of funny!
ΓÇó Mad Men, AMC’s cult hit featuring an advertising firm in the sixties, has been renewed for season four. Hey, there are 10 years in a decade! (LA Times)
ΓÇó HBO has ordered Boardwalk Empire, a Martin Scorsese-directed series about Prohibition in the 1920s. ‘Cause period pieces are so hot on TV right now! (THR)
ΓÇó The Hills alum Audrina Patridge wants producer credits on her new MTV reality series so she won’t be portrayed as “airheaded.” She better hope that airheads across the world don’t ban together to retailiate. (Page Six)
ΓÇó Jerry Springer has been signed on to host America’s Got Talent Live, the new stage show in Las Vegas. Because every would be superstar really wants to skip the national TV recognition and get right to work in Sin CityΓÇª (Variety)