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    Watch: 2 Clips From First Episode Of 'Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D'

    As word of a brand new, "Harry Potter"-inspired film series dropped this morning, it's reminder that studios are continuing to seek ways to build on existing properties, because you make your money investing in stuff people already know, instead of trying to launch something new. And so we come to "...

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    Neil LaBute, of All People, Now Has an NBC Sitcom in the Works

    Neil LaBute is doubling down on the television projects. The playwright and filmmaker has his first TV venture, "Full Circle," set to premiere on DirecTV next month, a 10-episode limited series he wrote based on "La Ronde." He's also got a series of 10 short films he'll write and direct slated to ai...

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    'Breaking Bad' Spinoff Series 'Better Call Saul' is Actually Happening

    Vince Gilligan has been talking about a "Breaking Bad" spin-off about Saul Goodman since last year's Comic-Con. The project's gone from something that sounded a lot like a joke, to something more serious, to something actually serious, with discussions being had between Sony Pictures Television, who...

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    Showtime Developing NBA Drama Series From 'White Men Can’t Jump' Writer & Lakers Exec

    Showtime is developing an hour-long scripted drama set in the world of professional basketball - specifically, it'll take a behind-the-scenes look at how an NBA team is run.

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    Watch Teaser for Oxygen's Docu-Series 'Preachers of L.A.' (Premieres Oct 9)

    We've profiled Oxygen network's Preachers of L.A. a couple of times, and for those of you were eagerly awaiting to see a first clip of the film, you shall be pleased to know a teaser trailer for the docu-series on "mega-pastors" in Southern California has surfaced. Here's the synopsis:“Preachers of ...

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    AMC Recancels 'The Killing'

    Ah, the strange life of "The Killing." Veena Sud's crime drama, based on a Danish procedural, premiered in 2011 and spent two divisive seasons on the case of Rosie Larsen, a murdered Seattle teenager.

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    Arsenio Hall’s Return To Late Night Gets Solid Ratings (So Far…)

    Arsenio Hall’s much-vaunted return to late night looks like it’s paying off... But with a caveat.

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    TV Series Based On 'Man On Fire' In Development - Will Take Place 18 Years Later...

    Man On Fire (2004) is probably my favorite Tony Scott/Denzel Washington collaboration - right next to Crimson Tide. I dug the straightforward, no fuss man-on-a-mission revenge plot, and the unapologetic violence, and vigilantism, courtesy of despondent former CIA operative-turned bodyguard Creasy du...

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    TV IS THE NEW CINEMA: 'Boardwalk Empire' Season Premiere, Nussbaum TV Game, Johnson Directs 'Breaking Bad'

    The season premiere of "Boardwalk Empire" was as lush and well-acted -- and as weirdly uncompelling -- as ever. Perhaps we've watched too many period gangster dramas, at this point, to be easily enthralled by a show that takes a staunchly traditionalist approach to the genre.

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    OWN to Air Barbara Kopple's Hemingway Doc 'Running From Crazy' After a Theatrical Release on November 1st

    Over its two and a half years in existence, Oprah Winfrey's network OWN has been an enthusiastic if inconsistent home for nonfiction films via the OWN Documentary Club strand. But the channel's now prepping for a higher profile doc premiere, as it announces plans to air Barbara Kopple's doc "Running...

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