Action! Tim Burton is co-producing and co-directing an animated film for Warner Bros. Pictures called “Corpse Bride,” about a man who is taken from his 19th century European village to wed a woman in the Land of the Dead. The voice talent includes Johnny Depp, Emily Watson and Helena Bonham Carter, who Saturday gave birth in London to a boy fathered by Burton. It’s the couple’s first child.
On the radio: On Friday, the Sirius satellite radio service will introduce a channel devoted exclusively to the music of Elvis Presley.
On the tube: CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has been named host of the syndicated TV series “The Wall Street Journal Report,” which come September will air Saturday afternoons on KNBC-TV Channel 4.
Advice maven: The Rev. Al Sharpton, an activist and frequent political candidate, has been tapped to dispense advice on Spike TV’s “I Hate My Job,” an unscripted series for this fall that the cable outlet describes as a “career makeover show.”