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    Fox is Developing a 'Girls'-esque Comedy Series Based on Viral Video 'Upstairs'

    "Upstairs," a single-camera comedy from Shawn Wines ( a self-described "writer, director and unenthusiastic comedian") and producer Aaron Kaplan ("Terra Nova," "GCB"), has been put into development at Fox. While web series being picked up for development is now not an uncommon thing, "Upstairs" is b...

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    Jay and Mark Duplass Talk Playing Midwives on 'The Mindy Project' and How TV is Taking After Indie Film

    On last night's episode of "The Mindy Project," Mindy (Mindy Kaling), Danny (Chris Messina) and Jeremy (Ed Weeks) faced down rivals from the office upstairs -- two holistic midwifing specialists who'd started poaching their patients and threatening their business. One of the siblings was a familiar ...

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    Watch: 'The Simpsons' Own Mr. Burns Explains the Fiscal Cliff (VIDEO)

    After endorsing Mitt Romney last month, "The Simpsons" billionaire Mr. Burns is back for another dispatch from Springfield Republican Party Headquarters ("Rape now bad," as the sign proclaims).

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    'The Mindy Project,' 'New Girl' and TV's Treatment of Mystifying Millennials

    On this week's episode of "The Mindy Project," "Teen Patient," Mindy (Mindy Kaling) is approached by her 15-year-old neighbor Sophia (Kara Crane) about securing a prescription for birth control. Sophia, it seems, has a steady boyfriend named Henry (Alec George), is in lo...

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    Watch: Judd Apatow Says a 'Simpsons' Spec Script He Wrote in His Twenties Is Actually Getting Made

    At a screening of "This Is 40" hosted by Film Independent earlier this month, director Judd Apatow told the crowd that the first thing he ever wrote in his professional career was a spec script for "The Simpsons." From Slash Film:

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    The Five Best Opening Credits Sequences From 2012's New Shows

    A quick survey of this fall's (and the past summer's) new shows suggests that whatever other trends you may spot -- apocalyptic settings, single leading ladies, atypical families -- TV definitely seems to be moving away from the traditional opening credits sequence to a more straightforward ...

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    Watch: 'The Simpsons' Evil Billionaire Mr. Burns Endorses Mitt Romney (Video)

    In the video below, which purports to be a message from the Springfield Republican Party, Burns endorses Mitt Romney and tries to address the only issue he thinks might "deny us the presidency that is the God-given property of the Republican Party."

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    TV Ratings: Winners ("NCIS," "Once Upon a Time") and Losers (The World Series, "Happy Endings")

    The 2012-13 television season just finished up its fifth week, and for the first time this season NBC did not lead in the 18-49 demographic, and CBS didn't lead in viewers. Instead, Fox did -- but it was likely a World Series-influenced fluke, and one that could have been more impressive.  ...

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    TV Ratings: Winners (Fox News, "The Walking Dead") and Losers (Fox, "The Office")

    The 2012-13 television season just finished up its fourth week, and there are clearly two major success stories overall: NBC has been the highest-rated network in 18-49 for four weeks in a row, the first time it's done so in a whole decade, while "The Walking Dead" made history by beco...

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    Kyle Killen on His New Show, Learning From 'Awake' and 'Lone Star' and Whether He'll Ever Venture Into Cable

    Kyle Killen is a believer. He almost has to be: Despite critical acclaim, his first network TV show, Fox’s promising “Lone Star,” was axed after two episodes in 2010, while his equally lauded second, NBC’s “Awake,” was canceled after a single 13-episode season ear...

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