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    Lee Daniels Will Produce and Direct 'Empire,' a Drama Pilot Set in the World of Hip Hop

    Lee Daniels' "The Butler" may have gotten shunned at this year's Academy Awards, but the acclaimed director will certainly have an opportunity to make up for it with his new television drama "Empire," which has just gotten a pilot order at Fox.

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    How Two Networks Are Dealing With a Changing TV Landscape And Why Pilot Season Is No Longer a Necessity

    While the film industry continues to see seismic shifts in the way movies are made, released and monetized, the television industry is experiencing its own major changes.

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    Why Jack Bauer is a Political 'Rorschach Test' and What to Expect When '24' Returns As Miniseries 'Live Another Day'

    Fox's real-time series "24" is headed back to television after a four-year break this May, in a 12-hour miniseries format that will still be in real time but will include hour or two-hour jumps between installments, the total time for the story still adding up to a full day.

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    Watch: 'The Simpsons' Unveil a Third Couch Gag From Bill Plympton

    "The Simpsons" sure love them some Bill Plympton. The indie animator provided the couch gag for tonight's episode, his third for the long-running Fox series, and it's a great one in Plympton's signature style involving flipping through surreal universes.

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    'Almost Human': How J.J. Abrams' Latest TV Drama Plays Like the TV Spinoff of a Sci-Fi Blockbuster That Doesn't Exist

    It seems like every week another frustrated filmmaker declares the death of the studio film, or at least a significant chunk of it that doesn't involve superheroes, and insists television is now where it's at, citing "Breaking Bad" or "Homeland" as examples of superior small screen storytelling.

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    Anna Gunn and Jacki Weaver Join David Tennant in Fox's 'Broadchurch' Remake

    Remaking an international series in the U.S. with the same lead actor isn't exactly well-omened given what happened to AMC's "Low Winter Sun," but Fox is going ahead with it anyway with "Gracepoint," a redo of the ITV's hit small town murder mystery "Broadchurch."

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    The Five New Fall Shows We're Sticking With, From S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents to Third Wives

    Not every new show of the 2013-2014 network television season has gotten its chance on air yet -- J.J. Abrams' "Almost Human" premieres this Sunday on Fox, and there's still the slate of midseason series set for early next year. But we are deep enough into fall that others, like "Ironside," "Lucky 7...

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    A Bidding War Results in the Biggest Off-Network Deal in TV History as FXX Gets 'The Simpsons'

    After a major bidding war, FX spinoff channel FXX has secured the exclusive cable, VOD and non-linear rights to "The Simpsons," the longest-running, most successful comedy series in television history.

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    Watch: Unpacking All the Movie References From Guillermo del Toro's 'Simpsons' 'Treehouse of Horror' Opening

    Guillermo del Toro carved out some time from his insanely busy schedule to direct the opening of last night's episode of "The Simpsons," the 24th "Treehouse of Horror" Halloween special.

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    Despite Her Best Efforts, Still Not a Dainty Ingenue: On the Return of Mindy Kaling's 'The Mindy Project'

    We are in an interesting era rife with self-lacerating television heroines, ones who don't look like or act like your typical leading ladies and who directly confront that fact on screen by shouldering criticism and humiliation, some of it self-generated.

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