USA to Adapt Talk Stoop For Daytime Block


Hit cable channel USA is getting into the daytime game. According to The New York Times, USA is adapting Cat Greenleaf’s Talk Stoop for its daytime block. The interview show is currently broadcast in the top nine television markets on NBC.


There are to be three to four vignettes each hour, with each vignette lasting from 10 seconds to 60 seconds. The vignettes, which go by the jargon-y term “short-form content pods” at USA, are to run adjacent to regular commercials.

John Stamos Lands Recurring Role on Necessary Roughness


 
John Stamos’ career continues to explode this year. The General Hospital alum has landed a huge recurring role on USA Network's Necessary Roughness. Per Deadline, Stamos will appear in all 10 episodes of the show’s upcoming third season.

Stamos will play, Connor McClane, founder of a huge global entertainment and sports management conglomerate. McClane is determined to get Dr. Dani (Callie Thorne) to join his company after the success she’s had with the New York Hawks and their star player TK (Mehcad Brooks).

Former Daytime Emmy-Winning Scribe Sara Bibel Weighs in on Prospect Park’s Maneuver Around WGA

Former Daytime Emmy-winning writer Sara Bibel has a few questions for Prospect Park about their attempts to bring All My Children and One Life to Live back from the dead. Although Bibel praises PP's efforts to resurrect the defunct sudsers, she wonders why the production studio with such primetime titans as Royal Pains and Wilfred under their belts, would try to proceed without the Writers Guild of America. Check out a snippet of her latest column after the jump, and be sure to read it in full here.