Jack Black and Jason Lee get the green light from Adult Swim, Jane Lynch will guest on The Simpsons, Andy Cohen gets a promotion, The Hoff heads to Britain's Got Talent, and Jersey Shore's season three cast photo!

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  • Adult Swim has greenlit a pilot from Jack Black and Jason Lee—we're excited to see what happens when these great comedic minds combine! [Screen Rant]
  • Andy Cohen got a promotion: Executive Vice President, Original Programming and Development at Bravo Media. [Mediabistro]
  • Jane Lynch will guest star on The Simpsons and will play Homer's work rival. [Inside TV]
  • Fresh off his failure of a TV show, David Hasselhoff is heading overseas to his adoring fans and will host Britain's Got Talent. [Inside TV]
  • The first promo is out for the new American Idol. Stephen Tyler and J-Lo sure look stoked to be there, eh? [Entertainment Weekly]
  • MTV has announced its new cast of Teen Mom. Ugh. These shows about teen pregnancy just won't die, will they? [TV Squad]
  • Glee's Matthew Morrison plans to go on tour when the show goes on hiatus in April. [Oh No They Didn't]
  • If you were confused by Jay Pharoah's High School SNL sketch this week, this will clear it up for you—he was doing an impression of his high school Principal. [Hampton Roads]
  • CBS is turning another sitcom into a TV show—this time, with Jessica Alba in the lead. She'll play a stay-at-home Mother and blogger in the tentatively titled The Mother of All Something. [Vulture]
  • AMC's latest drama will be Hell on Wheels about a confederate solider in the post Civil War era. [Warming Glow]
  • Patrick House was crowned the winner of The Biggest Loser last night. [TV Guide]
  • Janeane Garofalo has conflicting feelings about her gig on Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior, saying "I don't mean to be such a Puritan about this, but if I had kids, I would not allow them to watch." [TV Guide]
  • In an interview with Jane Lynch, she talked fondly about Party Down: "I loved that show. That was such a happy accident of wonderment. It was one of those things that fell together. In England, that would be a huge, long-running hit. Here, it was flash-in-the-pan. I thought it was flawless." We did too, Jane! [E! Online]
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  • To our international readers (who like to complain about the Hulu videos we post from time to time) take note: How To Watch Streaming Video Anywhere in the World [Gizmodo]
  • Very handy: every End-of-the-Year list on one place! [Filmoculous]
  • This year's Rock N Roll Hall of Fame inductees are Alice Cooper, Neil Diamond, Dr. John, Darlene Love, and Tom Waits. [Billboard]
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  • 12-year-old Jeopardy prodigy Thomas Horn has been cast in a movie opposite Tom Hanks. Dreams do come true! [Vulture]
  • Earlier today, President Obama named Jon Bon Jovi the White House Council for Community Solutions. Whatever that means! [New York Post]
  • Jon Favreau won't direct Iron Man 3. Here's why. [Hero Complex]
  • Is Jennifer Love Hewitt on your Christmas List? You should get her the tajazzle. [Best Week Ever]
  • The top 100 movies by location. [Very Small Array]
  • The A.V. Club ranks the top 15 worst movies of 2010. Sorry, Hot Tub Time Machine. [AV Club]