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In Zap2it’s TV Snacks for Tuesday (Feb. 15), NBC is taking on some new hires and FOX is searching for its newest hit-maker.
‘True Blood’ has made a new hire. Daniel Buran, who has appeared on “Criminal Minds,” “Southland” and “CSI: New York,” joins as Raoul, the werewolf packmaster of Shreveport. We wonder how Alcide will deal with the new boss. Currently, Buran is booked for a recurring role in about seven episodes of Season 4. [TVLine]
NBC is staffing up “The Office” for the post-Steve Carell era. It just added Cody Horn (“Rescue Me”) for a recurring role with a regular status potential. The actress-turned-model will probably be involved in a hot and steamy romance with a long-time staffer. [TVLine]
Oscar nominated for “The Social Network,” writer Aaron Sorkin will be playing himself in a March or April episode of “30 Rock.” [EW]
You may be FOX’s next TV comedy writer. The network is holding a contest in conjunction with the New York Television Festival in which the winner will get $25,000 and a development deal with FOX. [FOX]
Entertainment social network, GetGlue, has partnered with FOX to unlock new stickers when you check into each episode of “Glee.” [GetGlue]
Album of the Year Grammy winners, Arcade Fire, will be taking the stage in Galicia, Spain and MTV’s online site, Palladia, will exclusively premiere the performance on “MTV World Stage: Arcade Fire” on Friday, Feb. 18th at 9 P.M. ET, with an encore at midnight. [Palladia]
HBO has airdates for its upcoming specials with Paul Reubens and Lady Gaga. “The Pee-Wee Herman Show on Broadway” airs Saturday, March 19 at 10 p.m. ET. “Lady Gaga Presents The Monster Ball Tour” at New York’s Madison Square Garden premieres on May 7. [HBO]
ABC is claiming second place on Sunday (Feb. 13) opposite CBS’s Grammy show. “Desperate Housewives” was Sunday’s most-watched scripted TV Show and “Brothers & Sisters” finished No. 2 to the “Grammys” in the 10 p.m. hour. According to the network, ABC’s 7.4 million viewers on Sunday evening pushed NBC to third place with 4.8 million viewers and FOX to fourth place with 4.6 million total viewers. [ABC]
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