· Fox bought Jeff Foxworthy's animated pilot pitch about "a dysfunctional family set in the world of NASCAR." Since it comes from Foxworthy, we'll assume that unlike King of the Hill, this show is meant to be embraced by those it depicts. [Variety] · Ben Affleck will write, direct and star in the sexily titled The Town, in which he'll play a thief who falls in love with a bank manager. [Variety] · Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts and Rob Corddry will star in The Winning Season, about a high school girls' basketball team. Yeah, we'd see that. [THR] · Football season means ESPN scores! Terminator isn't faring as well for Fox, however, despite the best efforts of Shirley Manson as its American Standard-issue flushable killing machine. [Variety] · Wall Street's pants-crapping directly affected entertainment media stocks, with the THR Showbiz 50 hitting its lowest point in a year. [THR]
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