Here’s your morning scoop:
- It’s more a tidbit than a story, but Bret Michaels tells Us magazine that the woman who really rocks his world is...Jennifer Aniston. “She seems like someone you could take home to meet mom — yet, behind closed tour bus doors, she could rock your world,” he says.
- Jerry Springer announced he’s leaving his gig as host of America’s Got Talent. Why? He has talent, too. His talk show and a stage role are among his commitments. It’s been “an amazing ride,” Springer said of America’s Got Talent.
- AMC’s Sunday morning Shootout hosts Peter Bart and Peter Guber, the head of Variety and Mandalay Entertainment respectively, are taking their act to prime time, reports Variety. They’ll be hosting StoryTellers, a series of specials bringing top actors around a table and letting them talk about their craft and hot topics in entertainment. It’s being produced by Radical Media, which also produces Iconoclasts for Sundance.
- Paige Davis fans will be happy. The chipper Trading Spaces host will be the face of a new “Life For Dummies” series in the works. It’s based on the “For Dummies” series of books.
- The NY Times looks at how television advertisements are adjusting to the recession more speedily than the programming they bracket.