TV Bites: Ron Howard Tangos With the IRS
· Fox has greenlit another Ron Howard pilot. This project, a single-camera workplace comedy set at an Internal Revenue Service district office, was initially pitched by the Arrested Development executive producer in September as a multicam. The Office's Brent Forrester will pen the script and receive EP credit along with Howard, Brian Grazer and David Nevins. [THR]
Michael Jackson's children consider the Grammys, The Bachelor schedules a wedding, and more TV Bites after the jump.
· E! is reporting that Grammy Award producers are rushing to incorporate Michael Jackson's children Prince Michael, Paris and Blanket into Sunday night's special tribute to the King of Pop, which features a 3-D minimovie set to Jackson's "Earth Song." This morning, Ryan Seacrest tweeted "just talked to the exec prod of @thegrammys...hearing MJs kids may sing." [E!]
· For the first time since Trista Rehn and Ryan Sutter, another Bachelor couple will marry in front of ABC cameras. Jason Mesnick and Molly Malaney will tie the knot March 8 during a two-hour special called "The Bachelor: Jason and Molly's Wedding. The program will cover the planning for the big day, the bachelor and bachelorette parties and the actual ceremony. [THR]
· The CW's Supernatural is being spun off by Wonderland and Warner Bros. TV for the internet. The new show, Ghostfacers, will be available on TheWB.com and CWTV.com in 10 three-minute episodes. [Variety]
· Some of the sketches said to be included in Saturday Night Live: Sports All-Stars, NBC's upcoming SNL special honoring the Olympics and the Superbowl, are Martin Short's synchronized swimming sketch and Stuart Smalley's Michael Jordan bit. The program, airing Sunday night at 9, will be hosted by Jason Sudeikis and Will Forte's ESPN characters Twinkle and Stink. [<a href=
· If you want the Jersey Shore's resident DJ, Pauly D, to spin at your wedding, birthday or bat mitzvah, he is available for $10,000 to $25,000 a night. [TMZ]