Paul Giamatti signs on to play a detective in FX pilot "Hoke"

The comedic drama will have Giamatti playing a "hardboiled and possibly insane" homicide detective in 1985 Miami. It is based on Charles Willeford’s series of novels.

Norman Weiss has been doing TV Tattle since the week "Freaks and Geeks" was canceled. He is a Hollywood outsider who was born and raised in Hollywood. "American Idol" and "Dancing with the Stars" are broadcast 2 blocks from his high school.