Katie Couric Pitching a Morning News Comedy Starring Michelle Pfeiffer

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Katie Couric pitching a morning news show comedy starring Michelle Pfeiffer
Couric is teaming with Murphy Brown creator Diane English on a comedy going behind-the-scenes comedy of a morning news show, with Pfeiffer playing the lead anchor. Couric is expected to serve as executive producer.

Letterman agreed to do Billy on the Street
Billy Eichner got Dave to make a rare appearance outside for a Billy on the Street segment that will be shown tonight on “The Late Show” and on Funny or Die Thursday. “Letterman invented this & I’ve worshipped him since I was a kid,” tweeted Eichner, who adds: “To have him join me was a dream.”

Rihanna pranked Jimmy Kimmel in his bedroom
Here’s a preview of the April Fools’ prank Rihanna played on Kimmel early this morning.

Jeffrey Ross filmed his next Comedy Central special in a Texas jail
Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals airs June 13.

Patricia Arquette is writing her memoir
“Over the years, the public has come to know aspects of me through my roles in film and television,” the CSI: Cyber star says in a statement. “Writing a memoir will be a new and intimate artistic journey for me, and I hope to bring to it the same honesty I have always sought to bring to my work as an actor.”

Law & Order: SVU bringing back Dann Florek and Andre Braugher
They’ll each return for one episode, with original cast member Florek coming back after exiting in 2013.

Twilight‘s Kellan Lutz to host Fox “ultimate challenges” reality show Bullseye
Bullseye will challenge four men and four women “to test their bodies and brains in three ultimate challenges that ask nothing more than for them to hit the Bullseye—literally.”