• Universal is turning Barbie into a living doll with an action film built around the famous Mattel toy figure. Paris Hilton seems perfect for the part.
  • ABC plans to air “V” in two parts — one in November, one in March.
  • Sarah Palin has finished her memoir “Going Rogue — An American Life” in record time. The book, originally scheduled for a spring release, will now hit stores on Nov. 17.
  • Billboard has named Lady Gaga as its “Rising Star” for its annual Women in Music event. Beyonce is Woman of the Year.
  • Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs” is the No. 1 movie for the second week in a row.
  • The Onion is launching a line of greeting cards.