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Ted Danson Says Deal For 90-Minute 'Bored To Death' Movie Nearly Signed, Reveals Plot Details

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 2, 2012 11:40 AM
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As great as HBO generally is, even they are prone to boneheaded moves, and when they decided to cancel the wickedly funny and charming "Bored to Death" after its third season, we were heartbroken. A faint glimmer of hope appeared over the summer when Ted Danson revealed that there was movement brewing for a potential 90-minute movie. And now, according to the actor, things are definitely closer to coming together.

First Look At Jon Hamm & Daniel Radcliffe In Brit TV Miniseries 'A Young Doctor's Notebook'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 1, 2012 12:51 PM
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Quickly announced earlier this year, we had pretty much entirely forgotten about the Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe team-up in the miniseries "A Young Doctor's Notebook." But not only has it already shot, it airs next month in the U.K. and fresh images have been unveiled for your eyeballs.

'Community' Will Return To Its Thursday Timeslot In February As NBC Juggles Comedy Slate

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 30, 2012 2:53 PM
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Looks like there is some fierce decision-making going on at NBC this week, so let's just dive right in, shall we?

First Official Image From Season 4 Of 'Arrested Development' Revealed

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 29, 2012 4:57 PM
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One of the biggest TV events of 2013 -- besides the final season of "Breaking Bad" -- will be the hugely anticipated return of "Arrested Development." Fans have been tracking the movement of the show ever since it was canceled by Fox. First, there was a lot of chatter about a potential movie, but coming first will be a ten episode (or so) season that will apparently precede a feature, serving as the "first act." Essentially, there is a lot more Bluth family on the way.

Luke Wilson Is 'A Many Splintered Thing;' Chloe Sevigny Among 'Those Who Kill' & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 29, 2012 2:54 PM
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Since leading the ill-fated Mike Judge-helmed “Idiocracy” in 2006, Luke Wilson hasn’t had a high-profile gig -- even something like “Middle Men” barely hit theaters -- but now the actor has snatched a role in the Black List-approved “A Many Splintered Thing.” First-time director Justin Reardon will helm the film, described as being in the same spirit of “Amelie” and “(500) Days Of Summer.” Wilson will appear alongside a talented ensemble that includes Anthony Mackie, Aubrey Plaza, Philip Baker Hall, Topher Grace and Giovanni Ribisi with Chris Evans and Michelle Monaghan as the leads in the the story of a man (Evans) who has given up on love, until he meets an engaged woman (Monaghan) at a charity dinner, by posing as a philanthropist. He pretends to be her platonic friend, all while trying to win her for himself, away from a man who doesn't like going on dates.

Conan O'Brien Joins 'Arrested Development,' Hayley Atwell Solves 'Crime,' 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Adds Another Agent & More

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • October 26, 2012 10:38 AM
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Today’s TV round-up features some pretty cool casting news regarding the return of a beloved cult comedy, a new comedy show from Greg Daniels, a critically acclaimed political satire and the small screen debut of a major property.

Watch: Trailer For The CW's 'Sex & The City' Prequel Series 'The Carrie Diaries'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2012 10:50 AM
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"I don't see 'Sex and the City 3' happening," Chris Noth recently told Parade magazine when asked about a third installment of the big-screen series based on the TV series based on the book. "I'm not disappointed if they don't. I miss the early days before it became sort of a circus of attention, when it hadn't become this iconic thing." Meanwhile, Miranda herself, Cynthia Nixon, is happy to move on, telling THR, "I think we had a wonderful ride. I think it's fine to let it go." But if you absolutely need your fix of Carrie Bradshaw and her various shenanigans, time to tune into the CW...

First Look At Mads Mikkelsen As Hannibal Lecter In NBC's 'Hannibal'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 25, 2012 10:04 AM
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There isn't much these days on NBC (or network television in general) to get excited about, which is what makes the prospect of "Hannibal" all the more intriguing. The first thing that nabbed our attention right away was the casting of the excellent Mads Mikkelsen -- probably best known stateside as Le Chiffre in "Casino Royale" -- in the title role. Next was the news that the movie would actually take place before he becomes a convicted killer, with a first season that would run a compact thirteen episodes.

ABC Working On Charlize Theron-Produced Viking Drama, Comedy From 'The Hangover' Writers & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 24, 2012 11:18 AM
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Here's some small-screen news including some projects brewing over at ABC and a cast member of "The Office" getting his own show....

Fox Picks Up Joe Berlinger Produced West Memphis Three Series, CBS 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • October 23, 2012 4:16 PM
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Joe Berlinger
Things have been buzzing over at Fox and CBS it seems for the past day or two as the network has been busy lining up a number of projects that they hope will develop into bonafide hits, and it features everything from an acclaimed documentarian creating a series inspired by his own career, to a pretty shitty sitcom borrowing the title of one of the biggest songs in rock history. Go forth, we shall...

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