urx unit loader Jeffrey Dean Morgan moves to 'Magic City,' Larry Hagman down for 'Dallas' remake
jeffrey dean morgan gi 320 Jeffrey Dean Morgan moves to 'Magic City,' Larry Hagman down for 'Dallas' remakeTasty nuggets of TV news, served up hot and fresh:

Jeffrey Dean Morgan will star in the forthcoming Starz show “Magic City,” a drama set in the Miami of the early 1960s. The “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Supernatural” veteran will play the owner of a swank hotel where politicians, celebrities and criminals intermingle. [Deadline]

TNT is developing a “Dallas” remake, and after protracted negotiations, the new show has secured the services of J.R. Ewing himself, Larry Hagman. “I haven’t signed any contract yet but I gave them my commitment verbally,” he says. Cynthia Cidre (“Cane,” “The Mambo Kings”) is writing the new version. [TV Guide]

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell — rumored to be a candidate to take over Keith Olbermann’s now-vacant MSNBC spot — has indeed been hired by NBC News. For now, he’ll work as a political analyst for both NBC and MSNBC, starting with Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. [The Live Feed]

ABC has set a return date for its reality series “Shark Tank.” The show will begin its second season Friday, March 25, in the 8 o’clock spot now occupied by “Supernanny.” [ABC]

Hey kids! Do you really despise a certain celebrity but want to meet him or her anyway? Then The CW has a reality-show project for you. It’s called “H8R,” and it pairs haters with the objects of their scorn, who will try to win them over. [EW]

Bravo is celebrating some series high ratings: “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” got its highest episode ratings ever with 3.43 million viewers and 2.3 million in the coveted 18-49 range. And “Tabatha’s Salon Takeover” delivered its series high with 1.24 million viewers and 869,000 in the 18-49 range. [Bravo] 
FOX Television Stations are trying a talk show called “Father Albert,” a daily one-hour show featuring radio-television talk show host, best-selling author and priest AKA “Father Oprah,” whose dramatic departure from the Roman Catholic Church to continue his priestly ministry and marry the woman he loves made worldwide headlines. [FOX]

And the latest pilot-season developments:

FOX has ordered a comedy pilot from “No Strings Attached” writer Liz Meriwether. The untitled show is about “the sexual politics of men and women.” [Deadline]

NBC has given the go-ahead to “Black & Right,” a comedy about a liberal African-American couple who’s forced to move in with their mom, a conservative pundit, and her husband. Jenifer Rice-Genzuk (“The Game”) is writing it. [Variety]

“Privileged” creator Rina Mimoun got the official green light from CBS for her pilot “The Doctor,” about a woman who joins her family’s medical practice and reconnects with her three adult kids. The Eye has also ordered “Hail Mary,” a private-eye show from Jeff Wadlow (“Cry_Wolf,” “Prey”). [Deadline]