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    AMC Cancels 'The Killing' After Two Unsatisfying Seasons

    Well, that's it: AMC has canceled their controversial series "The Killing." The studio has opted not to renew this Seattle-set crime drama for a third season. Are you surprised? Well, the writing was on the wall for a while, and we essentially called this one from the beginni...

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    Mark Strong To Reprise Lead Role In AMC Remake Of Brit Miniseries 'Low Winter Sun'

    Where does Mark Strong find the time? Since his face first became widely recognizable back in 2005/6 it seems he’s rarely been away from our screens, and usually in a mixture of high profile films and acclaimed smaller efforts. And audiences across the pond know that in 2006, Strong was also m...

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    Kinji Fukasaku's Dystopic 'Battle Royale' Being Considered for a TV Adaptation by the CW

    It's got teen drama and it's got action, so on some theoretical level Kinji Fukasaku's hyperviolent dystopic 2000 drama about a middle school class sent to an island to fight to the death has the elements of a solid television series. But it's still a little mind-boggling to rea...

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    Laurence Fishburne Will Play Tough Cop Born To Hunt Serial Killers In NBC's 'Hannibal'

    Laurence Fishburne is no longer "circling," and is now confirmed to play the pivotal role of Jack Crawford, the agent-in-charge at the Behavioral Science Unit of the FBI, who is tasked with tracking down a certain flesh-eating serial killer - a role played by Dennis Farina&n...

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    Larry David's Greg Mottola-Helmed Improv Comedy With Jon Hamm & Michael Keaton Heads To HBO

    While early word said the upcoming Greg Mottola-helmed Larry David-starring improv comedy was set up over at Fox Searchlight, it looks like the project may be headed to another, more familiar home for David and Mottola: cable channel HBO.

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    Chris Rock, Deshawn Raw Sketch Comedy Pilot Greenlit By Comedy Central

    Glad to see Chris Rock putting on his producer hat and putting his industry clout to good use.

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    Post-Katrina Doc 'I'm Carolyn Parker...' To Be Broadcast On PBS In Sept

    Film director Jonathan Demme's five-years-in-the-making documentary I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, The Mad and the Beautiful, will make its PBS premiere on Thursday Sept. 20, as part of the network's long-running POV documentary series.

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    'Mad Men' Creator Matthew Weiner Says Peggy Olson Will Be Back For Season 6

    Of the handful of enduring questions remaining from the end of the excellent fifth season of "Mad Men," perhaps the biggest surrounded the fate of Peggy Olson, played by Elisabeth Moss. Having had enough of being overlooked and ill-treated at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce (RIP), she jumped ...

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    'Battle Royale' Might Get Turned Into A TV Show For CW

    Last fall, it was with a small amount of irony that producer Roy Lee revealed that the long-gestating Hollywood remake of the Japanese cult hit "Battle Royale" was essentially put on the back burner due to a similar film that has since become a massive hit. "'Hunger Games' definitely took a lot of w...

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    Watch: PBS Auto-Tunes 'The Joy of Painting' Host Bob Ross

    Having auto-tuned and remixed Mister Rogers to great viral success, PBS's web originals branch PBS Digital Studios has given the same treatment to the perennially zen late host of the "The Joy of Painting," Bob Ross.

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