nick cannon agt 320 Nick Cannon joins 'Up All Night'; Julianne Moore may do 'Dope' for HBOIt’s never too late, or too early, for some TV snacks.

Nick Cannon will pull double duty on NBC this year. In addition to hosting “America’s Got Talent,” Cannon has landed a recurring part on the network’s new comedy “Up All Night.” He’ll play the well-liked sidekick on a talk show hosted by Maya Rudolph‘s character. Jennifer Hall has also taken a recurring part as Rudolph’s assistant. [TV Guide]

HBO and “Mildred Pierce” director/co-writer Todd Haynes are joining forces again for a drama series project called “Dope” — and are hoping to land Julianne Moore as its lead. The project is based on Sara Gran’s novel, which is set in 1950 and centers on a recovering heroin addict who becomes a New York private detective. Haynes and Moore previously worked together on “Safe” and “Far From Heaven.” [Deadline]

“Smallville” veteran Cassidy Freeman will have a recurring part on “The Playboy Club” in the fall. She’ll play a Chicago socialite who enters into a strictly-for-the-cameras relationship with Nick Dalton (Eddie Cibrian), who’s running for office. [TVLine]

Courteney Cox will step behind the camera to direct her first episode of “Cougar Town” this season. It’s her first try at helming a TV show; she directed a short film called “The Monday Before Thanksgiving” in 2008. [TV Guide]

The Creative Arts Emmys has a new TV home. ReelzChannel will air the ceremony on Sept. 17 (a week after the actual Creative Arts awards on Sept. 10); the awards had previously aired on E! for the past several years. [ReelzChannel]

Posted by:Rick Porter