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The move follows a slow ratings start to the third season, in which "Heroes" has posted several series lows.
- By Nellie Andreeva
This story contains Minor Spoilers for the third season of "Heroes." Believe it or not, William Katt is walking on air. That's because the one-time "Greatest American Hero" has made his way to an NBC show two decades later: "Heroes." "I just filmed it last week," Katt told Newsarama. "I play a really, really wonderful, seedy, smarmy-mouthed reporter that goes after Ali Larter. It was a lot of fun." Katt, who played the title role in the 1980s ABC series as Ralph Hinkley, said he's been a fan of "Heroes" since the very first episode, and thanks to his friendship with Greg Beeman, he has joined other cult favorites in a guest role on the series that has included George Takei, Nichelle Nichols and Joanna Cassidy. "Tim Kring is just an extraordinary writer," Katt said. "I think »
UPDATED 12:35 p.m. PT March 23, 2008
UTA partner Marc Korman has moved to Endeavor, where he will be a partner in the agency's television lit department.
It is not clear which of his clients will follow him. His roster at UTA included "Heroes" executive producer Greg Beeman, "Journeyman" creator Kevin Falls, "Dirty Sexy Money" creator Craig Wright, "One Tree Hill" creator Mark Schwahn, "Conviction" co-creator Rick Eid, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" showrunner Warren Leight, "Cold Case" co-showrunner Greg Plageman, "Smallville" exec producer James Marshall, "ER" co-exec producer Lisa Zwerling, "Prison Break" co-exec producer Karyn Usher, "Lost" supervising producer Liz Sarnoff, "Head Cases" creator Bill Chais and "Nip/Tuck" supervising producer Brad Falchuk."
At Endeavor, Korman joins 23 other partners.
"Marc is one of the top television agents in the business and a great fit with our agency's culture," the partners said.
Korman joined UTA in 2002 and was named partner in December 2006.
Before that, he was a manager at Artists Management Group. He started his career as a public defender in Chicago. »
The PGA on Monday announced producers attached to previously announced nominees in feature film and TV categories.
The names had been withheld pending completion of the the PGA's accreditation process.
The accrediting review and a related appeal process is aimed at determining which producers "performed a majority of the producing functions from development through production and post production," officials said.
Winners will be announced at the 19th annual PGA awards, set for Feb. 2 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
A complete list of nominees follows:
The Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures:
Kathleen Kennedy, Jon Kilik
Lianne Halfon, Mason Novick, Russell Smith
Jennifer Fox, Kerry Orent, Sydney Pollack
No Country for Old Men (Miramax/Paramount Vantage)
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Scott Rudin
There Will Be Blood (Paramount Vantage/Miramax)
The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
Bee Movie (DreamWorks Animation)
Jerry Seinfeld, Christina Steinberg
The Simpsons Movie (20th Century Fox)
The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
Body of War (Phil Donahue Productions/Mobilus Media)
Phil Donahue, Ellen Spiro
Irene Taylor Brodsky
Jim Brown, Michael Cohl, William Eigen
Sicko (The Weinstein Company)
Michael Moore, Meghan O'Hara
The David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television
Joe Davola, Gordon Greisman, Bill Johnson, Mike Tollin
Clara George, Tom Thayer, Dick Wolf
High School Musical 2 (Disney Channel)
Bill Borden, Barry Rosenbush
Phillippa Giles, Diederick Santer
The Starter Wife (USA Network)
The Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award In Episodic Television - Comedy
Ricky Gervais, Stephen Merchant, Charles Hanson
30 Rock (NBC)
Robert Carlock, Tina Fey
The Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama
Grey's Anatomy (ABC)
Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Mark Gordon, Peter Horton, Rob Corn
David Shore, Katie Jacobs, Daniel Sackheim
The Sopranos (HBO)
David Chase, Brad Grey, Ilene S. »
4 items from 2008
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