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    Anna Maria Horsford Will Play Winston's Mother On 'New Girl'

    Anna Maria Horsford (an actress who's worked consistently since the late 1970s, in both film and on TV) is joining the cast of the Fox Comedy, New Girl, playing the mother of Lamorne Morris's character, Winston Bishop.

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    Coming To Showtime: 'Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic' & 'Suge Knight: American Dream-American Knightmare'

    Showtime is launching a new documentary series showcase titled Closeup, which will give measured and complex looks at the lives of several notable public figures, with Richard Pryor being among the first to be profiled.

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    'The Brady Bunch' Is Coming Back To TV Thanks To Vince Vaughn

    Judging from this past weekend's box office take for “The Watch,” it seems audiences have finally grown cool on Vince Vaughn's plateaued role choices, and perhaps so has the actor as well. Though he's currently shooting another comedy with Owen Wilson this summer with “...

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    Alphonso McAuley ('Breaking In') Signs Talent Deal w/ Universal (Eyeing Lead In Comedy Pilot)

    I obviously don't watch enough TV to know that Alphonso McAuley must be quite the talent for Universal Television to want to sign a talent holding deal with the young actor, with plans to cast him in a comedy pilot for the studio.

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    Watch: Exclusive Clip of Bill Plympton Talking About Animation Great Winsor McCay in New Doc

    ShortsHD, the network dedicated to short films, recently broadcast the world premiere of "Bill Plympton Restores McCay's 'The Flying House,'" a documentary short about how Plympton and his team are working to restore one of the earliest animations by the father of animation, Wi...

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    The Divorce Stays in the Picture: Vince Vaughn Rebooting 'The Brady Bunch' For CBS

    "Dallas" is back on the air on TNT as if the Ewings never stopped scheming, even when the cameras weren't running for two decades, and now the Bradys look to be returning to televisions near you, this time focused on Bobby (who also has a thing for blended families).

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    Signs Of Life At OWN

    After months of doom and gloom reports about disappointing ratings and the lackluster performance of the Oprah Winfrey Network, there are hopeful signs of new life.

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    Ron Howard To Direct Aztec Drama 'Conquest' For Showtime

    While we presume Ron Howard's epic take on Stephen King's "The Dark Tower" -- which was to span both the big and small screen -- isn't happening anytime soon, it seems the helmer isn't giving up on television as a place to tell an epic story. And now he's planning to go...

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    Martin Sheen to Join 'Anger Management' as Charlie Sheen's Dad

    Dr. Charlie Goodson, the therapist played by Charlie Sheen in "Anger Management," is getting a onscreen father -- one played by Sheen's real-life parent Martin Sheen.

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