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    Can Brit TV Rom-Com 'Gavin & Stacey' Translate Its Charm Into an American Remake?

    While UK shows are mangled into unsuccessful U.S. versions often enough that there's a whole comedy -- Showtime's "Episodes" -- based on the premise, occasional such reinterpretations catch on. The U.S. "The Office" created a world and characters that stand on their own a...

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    CW Orders Cycle 20 of 'America's Next Top Model;' Male Models Will Compete For The 1st Time

    This muc be exciting news for fans of the series, and male models everywhere...!

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    Watch: 'The Channel 101 Experience,' a Look at Dan Harmon's Influential Alt TV Festival (VIDEO)

    Before Dan Harmon created "Community" on NBC or "The Sarah Silverman Program" on Comedy Central, he formed Channel 101 in 2003 with Rob Schrab -- when the pair were "banished from legitimate television" after created the pilot "Heat Vision and Jack" ...

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    Diego Luna To Direct, Produce & Star In 26-Hour Mini-Series 'La Niña Mala'

    In addition to being an excellent actor, Diego Luna has quietly been carving out a directorial career as well, with one feature film under his belt ("Abel") and another on the way (the biopic "Chavez"). However, his next move might his most ambitious yet.

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    Discrimination Lawsuit Against ABC's 'The Bachelor' Thrown Out

    Some of you may recall that back in April, I reported about a federal class action lawsuit filed by two black Nashville football players, Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson, against ABC, production companies Warner Horizon Television, Next Entertainment, NZK Productions and The B...

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    Gina Torres Will Play Laurence Fishburne's Wife In NBC's 'Hannibal'

    Gina Torres has joined her real-life husband Laurence Fishburne, in NBC's upcoming contemporary take on Hannibal, with characters from Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon novel.

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    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Take Over Ricky Gervais' Golden Globe Hosting Gig

    NBC has just announced that funny ladies Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, would host the 2013 Golden Globes.  The two women currently rule the roost at their respective sitcoms, "30 Rock" and "Parks and Recreation," and have been two of the most revered comics in the past decade.&n...

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    New South African Miniseries Adapts Shakespeare‘s 'Midsummer Nights Dream' With All-Black Cast

    I'm intrigued by this new TV mini-series that started airing on South Africa's SABC1 last week Thursday night.

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    Fox Builds 'The George Clooney Manifesto' For Comedy Series & Bets On Contemporary 'Bonnie and Clyde' TV Update

    If a personal philosophy leads to a star persona, actor George Clooney remains not the worst choice among many as the main figurehead around which to base a story. Or at least that's the thinking behind Mark Waters' (“Mean Girls,” “Freaky Friday”) newest TV ...

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    'Walking Dead' Season 3 Premiere Delivers 15.2 million Total Viewers; Watch It Now!

    I'm not surprised! Did you watch? I did; and I actually watched it again this morning. To paraphrase Martin Lawrence, shit is about to get real up in that prison.

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