• So why the self-satisfied looks on their faces? The season 2 premiere of AMC’s Mad Men attracted 1.9 million viewers–over double the season 1 average.
•Buzz surrounding a possible Rosie O’Donnell variety show continues. Some believe the show will be presented live from a Broadway theater on Sunday nights and include comedy, musical and dramatic bits–and some on-air scuffles.
•He may be proud of his St. Louis roots, but hip-hop star Nelly is taking a trip to the East Coast this fall. The rapper will make a multi-episode guest appearance on CSI: NY as a club owner/informant who tells Mac, “It’s about to get hot in herre!”
• Is it the first stop… or the last stop on the road to recovery? Either way, Andy Dick is rumored to be in talks to appear on the new Dr. Drew Pinsky reality series Sober Living.