These are busy times for John O'Hurley (search).
The popular "Seinfeld" (search) co-star, who headlined this summer's breakout reality show "Dancing with the Stars," (search) has just signed a major book deal, could be coming to Broadway — and is in talks for several TV projects.
O'Hurley's book, to be published by Penguin in 2006, will be based on the premise that everything people learn they learn from their dogs. It's tentatively titled "It's Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump." (search)
O'Hurley, a dog lover, has hosted NBC's Thanksgiving-day "National Dog Show" the last few years.
He's also in talks to co-star on Broadway in "Chicago," and, as was previously reported, is negotiating for an unscripted sitcom/reality show with FOX.
O'Hurley is also considered a candidate to host a talk show — although details regarding that possibility are very sketchy at this point.
There's also talk of O'Hurley competing against "Dancing with the Stars" winner Kelly Monaco in a prime-time rematch.
Many fans of the show, which snared 22 million viewers for its July 6 finale, felt O'Hurley and dancing partner Charlotte Jorgensen should've won — but that Monaco, who stars on ABC's "General Hospital," (search) brought in "the soap-fan vote" to give her and partner Alex Mazo the win.
A new season of "Dancing" is already on tap for January 2006 — including an extra day each week to tally votes, a la "American Idol." (search)