It’s important to eat a good breakfast every day. Or, you could fill up on some snack-sized pieces of TV news.
“Party Down” lives! OK, that’s overstating things — but the late Starz series’ creators (Rob Thomas, John Enbom and Dan Etheridge) have sold a pilot to NBC that sounds like it could have a similar spirit: It’s called “Temps,” and it’s about people working various temp jobs to make ends meet. [Variety]
TLC might as well stand for The Lots-of-Kids Channel: It’s ordered a new show called “Sextuplets Take New York,” about the Carpio family of Queens, their six toddlers and their 9-year-old son. [TLC]
“Survivor” host Jeff Probst, who won his third straight Emmy for best reality host last weekend, will be a presenter at Sunday’s (Aug. 29) Primetime Emmys. Probst and other hosts had grumbled about their category being relegated to the Creative Arts awards, but fences have apparently been mended. [Variety]
Also at the Emmys, fans will be able to follow winners backstage to a “thank-you cam” that will be part of a live video stream on Emmys.com, NBC.com and Ustream.com. [NBC]
The next “Next Iron Chef” competition will kick off Sunday, Oct. 3 on Food Network. The 10 competitors include several up-and-coming chefs as well as past “Iron Chef America” competitor and FN host Ming Tsai. [Food Network]
“Get Him to the Greek” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” director Nicholas Stoller is moving into TV with a script deal for a comedy project at 20th Century Fox. Stoller wrote for Judd Apatow’s show “Undeclared” in the early 2000s. [Deadline]