TCA news

From the Television Critics Association tour:

-The Disney Channel will premiere a sequel to the phenomenonal movie High School Musical called High School Musical 2 on August 17 (now that’s an original name.)

-Snoop Dogg amd Missy Elliott will be toasted in latest installment of VH-1’s Hip Hop Honors due to air in October, while gossip queen (yes, I said queen – It was his idea, trust me) Perez Hilton will have six hours of specials on the network titled What Perez Sayz.

-Snoop Dogg also has signed with E! to do a reality show.

– Finally, Discovery’s new Planet Green channel has teamed up with Leonardo DiCapio to launch a new show called Eco-Town, a reality series about a Kansas town’s rebuilding efforts after a tornado practically flattened it last spring, using environmentally-friendly materials.