Carol Burnett On SVU, Jay-Z Wants Revenge For RiRi, Top Chef Spinoff Judges Announced

by | February 11, 2009 at 5:15 PM | The Ticker

Here’s the afternoon scoop:

Carol Burnett will be a guest star on Law & Order: SVU, playing an aging ballerina who is caught up in the tangled web of a murdered couple. Burnett called L&O her “favorite show.” The episode airs March 17th.

If Chris Brown’s neck isn’t wrung by Rihanna’s father, then we know who’s next in line: Jay-Z. Sources tell Us Weekly that the intimidating rapper, who is also Rihanna’s mentor and producer, “hit the roof,” when he heard the news, reportedly saying “Chris is a walking dead man. He messed with the wrong crew.”

We’re getting more information related to the Top Chef spinoff, Top Chef Masters. Food journalist Kelly Choi will serve as host while critics Gael Green and Jay Rayner, as well as food mag editor James Oseland will judge the competition.

Wilmer Valderrama is developing a new series with Nickelodeon and World of Wonder productions (known for shows like Tori Spelling’s Inn Love and the Perez Hilton reality series). The series, titled ‘Earth To Pablo,’ is about a South American exchange student who may or may not be an alien.