Heroes Headed Back, Holly Madison Confirmed For DWTS, Tom Brady To Entourage, And More

by | March 5, 2009 at 12:15 PM | The Ticker

Here’s your morning scoop:

More Heroes: Heroes is slated to come back in the fall, which is great news amid reports that the show’s ratings were suffering. Network president Angela Bromstad tells THR that that 18-20 episodes have been scheduled, less than the first or second season due to the outage of shooting that was caused by the writer’s strike.

Sports Star Joins the Entourage: Mr. Gisele Bundchen, better known as Tom Brady, will be kicking it old school with the boys of Entourage. He has been scheduled to appear in an upcoming episode, where he will play a round of golf at a celebrity tournament. Other casting additions already reported have included Jami Gertz and Autumn Reeser.

Holly Madison’s Dancing Shoes: As we reported, the rumors were swirling yesterday that Holly Madison would be joining DWTS. ABC has now confirmed that the Girls Next Door star will be replacing Jewel on the show due to the songstress’ tendinitis. Madison has been rehearsing since earlier this week.

Charlie Murphy is a Hell of a…: Dave Chappelle’s hilarious sidekick, Charlie Murphy, who is best known for his notorious “True Hollywood Stories,” has gotten his own show on Crackle.com. THS was a retelling of Murphy’s time with his brother, famed actor Eddie Murphy, and their adventures with Prince and Rick James back in the 80′s. The series, titled Charlie Murphy’s Crash Comedy, will premiere March 20th on the site.