The news day is showing clear signs of slowness at the moment, so it's a good time to catch up with some of the week's TV news: David Cross will play the devil, who takes the earth name of Scott, in CBS' comedy pilot I'm In Hell. It's basically a prominent supporting role in a story about a man (Jason Biggs) assigned to suffer an earthbound afterlife because Hell is full. (Hollywood Reporter)

After an energetic but uncertain start, the "shows about sketch comedy shows" genre's showing a lot more staying power, with a second season of 30 Rock officially on the way.

Swirling the Webs is a new mini- and/or non-controversy over the University of Phoenix's use of The New Pornographers' song "The Bleeding Heart Show" in a television ad.

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And, as The Sopranos winds down, its cast tells Reuters that it worries about being typecast. Not that typecasting possibly helped the show come together in the first place…