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    Watch: Trailer For Weinsteins 'Seal Team Six' (aka 'Code Name: Geronimo'); Will Air On TV 2 Days Before The Election

    While Universal and Kathryn Bigelow ducked brewing controversy around their upcoming "Zero Dark Thirty" by moving the film from its previously planned release date this month to December 19th, to avoid any charges that they were trying to influence voters over to Team Obama, Harvey Weinste...

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    'Broke' Ranks As ESPN's Highest-Rated '30 for 30' Documentary; Series Continues Next w/ '9.79*'

    As Tambay wrote yesterday, ESPN Films' feature-length documentary, Broke, (part of its 30 For 30 initiative) that aims to provide insight into why 60 percent of NBA players, and 78 percent of NFL players go broke within five years of retirement, debuted 2 night...

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    M. Night Shyamalan's 'Moby Dick'-Inspired Series 'Lost Horizon' Gets Pilot Order At NBC

    Just when you thought one revisionist take on the classic Herman Melville tale “Moby Dick” wasn’t enough, another project looking to retell the tale has emerged from the depth not unlike its titular character. While “We Need To Talk About Kevin” filmmaker Lynne Ramsay will be taking us to space for ...

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    Shonda Rhimes Sells 'The Mix' To ABC (Dramedy About The Lives Of 5 Women Talk-show Hosts)

    Amidst all the excitement over news of Shonda Rhimes‘ pairing with Issa Rae to set up a project (I Hate L.A. Dudes) at ABC, we neglected to mention that Rhimes sold another new project - a comedy/drama titled The Mix - to ABC as well.

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    Naked, Dead Pastors & Handcuffed Hookers In Preview Of Tonight's 'Scandal'

    While we wait for Tambay to give his first breakdown of this new season of Scandal (we're only 1 episode in so far), here's a look at what to expect in season 2, episode 2, which airs tonight, at 10pm EST.

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    Why Is The Idea of Christopher Walken Cooking Chicken So Funny?

    Funny or Die's new video "Cooking with Christopher Walken," which you can watch below, is a would-be cooking show hosted by Christopher Walken with special guest Richard Belzer (who had quite a morning interview on "Good Day NY" Wednesday). As "The Deer Hunter" star...

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    'X-Files' Creator Chris Carter Shopping Around a New Supernatural Series Called 'The After'

    Aside from the 2008 movie "The X-Files: I Want to Believe," things have been quiet from "The X-Files" creator Chris Carter in the years since his signature show came to an end in 2002. None of his other series caught on. "Millennium" was the most successful, generating ...

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    David Fincher's Netflix Series 'House of Cards' Gets a Premiere Date and a Release Plan

    Hulu's been adding original series from the likes of Richard Linklater, and Morgan Spurlock and Netflix unveiled Steve Van Zandt mobster dramedy "Lilyhammer" as its own first original show in February, the true test of the impact a TV series created for and premiering exclusively on a streaming site...

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    Lena Dunham Adding Diversity to 'Girls': 'I Don't Care About Satisfying the Critics'

    She may be the queen of "Girls," but Lena Dunham was all grown up when she joined Soledad O'Brien on stage at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit this week to talk about her HBO comedy and her experiences in the industry. Highlights from the conversation are below -- the full tran...

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    Guillermo del Toro Says 'Hulk' TV Series Still Needs A Writer, 'Frankenstein' Back On At Universal

    This past summer, when Guillermo del Toro announced that the similarities between “Prometheus” and his long-gestating “At The Mountains of Madness” had effectively shuttered the project, among the cries of outrage there exists one positive: it allows the director to move on t...

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