- Comedy Central has renewed "Lil' Bush" and "Mind of Mencia," Zap2it reports.
- Variety has the news that Morgan Freeman and Antonio Banderas will be starring together in the caper drama The Code.
- According to Hollywood Reporter, NBC has picked up a drama series based on the Daniel Dafoe classic novel Robinson Crusoe.
- Eve's next album, which was pushed from August to October, now won't be released until sometime 2008, for unexplained reasons, Billboard reports.
- "Grey's Anatomy" is the most expensive show for advertisers this fall, Mediaweek reports, but it still can't touch "American Idol."
- Nelson Mandela's next international AIDS awareness concert will be held in Johannesburg on Dec. 1, writes the AP.
- Dakota Blue Richards, the 13-year-old actress starring soon in The Golden Compass, has been cast in The Secret of Moonacre, based on the classic children's novel The Little White Horse, Variety reports.
- In TV casting news, Lourdes Benedicto has joined "Cashmere Mafia" to play the love interest for Bonnie Somerville's character, writes the Hollywood Reporter. Meanwhile, former "Invasion" star Eddie Cibrian will show up on two new shows, Zap2it reports, playing the love interest each time.
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