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    Martin Freeman Takes William H. Macy Role In FX's 'Fargo' Series

    Before you say "What they heck d'ya mean?" and stand opposed to this TV version of the Coen Brothers wintry classic "Fargo," you should know that the siblings are actually executive producers of the limited FX series. And if casting continues to draw the names that it has so far, this is one that's ...

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    David S. Goyer Bringing 'Constantine' To NBC, Says Fans Won't Influence 'Batman vs. Superman'

    In the past few days we've caught a glimpse of producer/screenwriter David S. Goyer's confidence in absorbing source material and tweaking it when needed, as he recently claimed that he schooled Christopher Nolan on the rules of Batman before “The Dark Knight” trilogy, as well as defended the contro...

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    Oprah Winfrey Network Takes TV Rights to 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    The Oprah Winfrey Network has secured TV rights to "Lee Daniels' The Butler," which had a boffo theatrical release in August via the Weinstein Company, and recently passed the $100 million mark. The film stars Forest Whitaker as longtime White House butler Cecil Gaines, and Winfrey as his wife. Both...

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    'Boardwalk Empire' Gets a Fifth-Season Renewal From HBO

    "Boardwalk Empire" kicked off its fourth season on September 8th, and today HBO confirmed the Prohibition drama will be back for another round at the speakeasy

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    HBO Renews 'Boardwalk Empire' for a Fifth Season

    Even though Emmy-winning "Boardwalk Empire" got off to a soft start in its the fourth-season debut on Sept. 8 (TOH review here), HBO has renewed Terence Winter, Martin Scorsese and Tim Van Patten's '20s period gangster series or a fifth season said Michael Lombardo, president, HBO Programming.

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    OWN Acquires Network Television Rights to 'Lee Daniels' The Butler'

    OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that it has secured the network television rights to Lee Daniels’ The Butler, the much-discussed drama starring Forest Whitaker and Oprah Winfrey, in an all-star cast, that's grossed over $100 million thus far.

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    CBS Will Test Crowded Daytime Talk Show Space w/ MC Serch-Hosted Yapper

    This comes completely out of left field, as the saying goes...

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    Joe Carnahan Bringing Anne Rice To TV, Bryan Singer Goes To Syfy With 'Pacific Rim'-Esque Drama

    While Joe Carnahan continues to mull over which one of the many feature film projects he wants to direct next, it looks like he’ll be getting involved in helming another network drama, following the premiere this week of "The Blacklist." CBS has tapped him to direct their drama series project “Angel...

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    'Breaking Bad' Creator Vince Gilligan Lands a New (Old) Detective Series at CBS

    Vince Gilligan is not about to sit around resting on his laurels after this Sunday's series finale of the Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad."

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    Mitch Hurwitz Says A New Season & Movie Are Coming For 'Arrested Development'

    Before the long-awaited fourth season of “Arrested Development” hit Netflix this past summer, fans were already wondering what the future held for the cult TV series. Although we’re still far from seeing more of the Bluth family on (any kind of) screen, it looks like a concrete plan is forming.

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