Leo And Marty Committed To Keeping Their Special Relationship Alive

· Attempting to keep vital a love affair they began back on the set of Gangs of New York, director Martin Scorcese and still-boyish muse Leonardo DiCaprio will reteam once again on Shutter Island, an adaptation of a Dennis Lehane novel about a U.S. Marshal investigating the disappearance of a dangerous crazy lady in the 1950s. [Variety]
· ABC picks up the back nine episodes for this season of Pushing Daisies, bringing their order to a full 22 hours of beautifully shot, expensively produced whimsy. You know, unless the writers fulfill the networks' secret wish to wipe out the rest of the TV season. [THR]
· ABC's Samantha Who? posts another "solid" Nielsen performance on Monday night, while NBC's Heroes set a new series low. Also: Dancing with the Stars wins the night behind Marie Osmond's dramatic fainting spell, leading producers to plan a stunt in which Jennie Garth will suffer an orchestrated, on-camera ankle fracture on next week's show. [Variety]

· 20th Century Fox TV handsomely rewards Bones executive producer Hart Hanson for his services, extending his overall deal for three more years. Recognizing that nothing can make a guy feel more loved than getting an eight-figure contract with a strike looming, Hanson gushed, "They've been very good to me and have made me feel important to them." [THR]
· NBC Universal yanks its content from the YouTubes in preparation for its move to similar-sounding video-sharing site Hulu.com. [Variety]