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    NBC, Looking Toward Miniseries, Plans 'Rosemary's Baby' Remake and a Hillary Clinton Drama Starring Diane Lane, Directed by 'Frozen River' Filmmaker Courtney Hunt

    NBC chairman Robert Greenblatt was all about television "events" when he arrived at the TCA press tour today to talk about the network's turbulent past year and its upcoming plans. The lure of programming that people feel the need to watch live -- whether that be sports, the Thanksgiving Day parade,...

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    Pivot Renews Australian Comedy 'Please Like Me' for a Second Season Ahead of Its US Premiere

    Participant Media's shiny new cable network, the Millennial-aimed Pivot, launches on August 1st with "Please Like Me," a scripted series from Australia created, written by and starring comedian Josh Thomas as a 20-year-old man who's dumped by his girlfriend, discovers he's gay and learns his mother ...

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    'Breaking Bad' Creator Gilligan Claims “Most folks will dig the ending;” AMC Unveils Two New Series

    AMC is ramping up production of original series, ordering two new shows in one cycle for the first time in its history, even as it bids goodbye to “Breaking Bad,” the series that followed “Mad Men” to help launch its remarkable run of acclaimed cable hits.

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    Starz Network Picks Up Chiwetel Ejiofor's BBC Mini-Series 'Dancing On The Edge' For USA TV

    The Starz network has announced the USA television premiere of the musical drama Dancing on the Edge, an original miniseries from writer/director Stephen Poliakoff, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor (an actor who's set to have a really good second half of 2013 with 3 films he stars in debuting).

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman & Kathryn Hahn To Star In Showtime Comedy Pilot 'Trending Down'

    Well, if you're making a comedy you want us to see sight unseen, this is a pretty good way to do it. Line up an acclaimed actor, usually known for his dramatic work, but who has hidden comic chops and pair him with an underrated but consistently strong and hilarious actress and you'll have our curio...

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    AMC Greenlights '80s Silicon Prairie Series 'Halt & Catch Fire' and Revolutionary War Spy Saga 'Turn'

    For the first time in the network's history, AMC has greenlit two new scripted show to series. "Halt & Catch Fire" and "Turn" have both received series orders -- production on both is scheduled to start late this year, with both slated to premiere in 2014.

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    Exclusive: CNN Films Picks Up Aviation Disaster Doc 'Sole Survivor' for Early 2014 Broadcast

    CNN Films has announced today that it is acquiring Ky Dickens' film "Sole Survivor," about the only survivors of commercial aviation disasters. The film, previously a Project of the Month on Indiewire, will debut early next year on the network. It heads to the Traverse City Film Festival for its w...

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    Vince Gilligan, Bryan Cranston and the 'Breaking Bad' Company Talk About the End, the Transformation of Walter White and the Hidden Backstories

    AMC brought the casts and crews of "Hell on Wheels" and new series "Low Winter Sun" to the TCA press tour, but the real focus was, as president and general manager of the network Charlie Collier put it, "the bittersweet occasion that is the last eight episodes of 'Breaking Bad'" And they were all pr...

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    Tia Mowry-Hardrict & Whoopi Goldberg Heading To NickMom w/ New Series

    NickMom has announced the fall will premiere Instant Mom, its first original scripted comedy series, starring and produced by Tia Mowry-Hardrict.

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    TCA: Starz CEO Chris Albrecht on Renewing 'Black Sails' and Picking Up Chiwetel Ejiofor Miniseries 'Dancing on the Edge'

    One of the first things that Starz CEO Chris Albrecht told the crowd at the TCA press tour when he addressed it this morning was that "Black Sails," the new Michael Bay-produced pirate drama set to debut next year, had been renewed for a second season before its first had even aired. The response at...

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