ΓÇó After a year off, American Idol is returning with “Idol Gives Back” on April 21. Maybe they’ll donate Paula Abdul‘s would-have-been salary.
ΓÇó Cult series Arrested Development is finally getting made into a movie. Wonder if the process would have been faster if the series had been called “Greenlit.” (THR)
ΓÇó Top Chef will return for a season seven. Auditions to be on the show kick off in San Francisco on Oct. 18.
ΓÇó Looks like Hank Moody will be getting more of it. Showtime has picked up Californication for a fourth season.