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OCT
22
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'Ted' Writer, Sandy Grushow Team for 'The Weatherman' Remake at Fox (Exclusive)

'Ted' Writer, Sandy Grushow Team for 'The Weatherman' Remake at Fox (Exclusive)

Ted and Ted 2 writer Wellesley Wild has his sights set on The Weatherman.

Fox is reteaming with the Dads creator to adapt the Australian web series of the same name, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The network has handed out a script plus penalty commitment to the comedy.

Weatherman is described as a workplace comedy centering on weatherman Tony Turpinson, the most insecure man on television.

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OCT
22
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'Hitch' TV Remake in the Works at Fox

'Hitch' TV Remake in the Works at Fox

The year of the remake continues.

Fox is developing a half-hour comedy based on the Will Smith feature film Hitch, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The network has handed out a script commitment to the comedy. 

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OCT
22
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Why 'Gracepoint' Made Anna Gunn Cry

Why 'Gracepoint' Made Anna Gunn Cry

Anna Gunn is in the trenches of another somber show.

While the Breaking Bad alum’s new Fox series Gracepoint has her catching murderers instead of sleeping in the same bed as one, it’s hardly a more cheerful tale.

Read more 'Gracepoint': TV Review

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OCT
22
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Fortune Feimster Teams With Tina Fey for Semi-Autobiographical Comedy at ABC

Fortune Feimster Teams With Tina Fey for Semi-Autobiographical Comedy at ABC

Comedian-actress Fortune Feimster is reteaming with 30 Rock's Tina Fey, Matt Hubbard and Robert Carlock and ABC.

The quartet, who met on Fox's Cabot College, are teaming for a semi-autobiographical comedy based on Feimster's life, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
22
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Lifetime Returns to 'Lizzie Borden' With Six-Hour Limited Series

Lifetime Returns to 'Lizzie Borden' With Six-Hour Limited Series

Lifetime is going back to the Lizzie Borden well.

The female-skewing cable network announced Wednesday that it has greenlit a six-hour miniseries called Lizzie Borden: The Fall River Chronicles.

Christina Ricci will reprise her titular role as the notorious murder suspect she portrayed in TV movie Lizzie Borden Took an Ax, with Clea DuVall also set to return as Lizzie's sister, Emma.

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OCT
22
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World Series Posts Least-Watched Starter Ever

World Series Posts Least-Watched Starter Ever

Rough news for Fox: the all-time low overnight ratings for Tuesday's game one of the World Series translated to the MLB championship's least-watched starter in modern TV metrics.

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OCT
22
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'Gotham' Adds Morena Baccarin As Leslie Thompkins

'Gotham' Adds Morena Baccarin As Leslie Thompkins

Jim Gordon can rest a little bit easier, knowing that there’ll soon be one more good person in Gotham, with the news that Morena Baccarin will be joining the series as Dr. Leslie Thompkins.

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OCT
22
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'Jane the Virgin' Director Inks Overall Deal at CBS TV Studios

'Jane the Virgin' Director Inks Overall Deal at CBS TV Studios

Jane the Virgin director Brad Silbering is staying put at CBS TV Studios.

News of his overall deal comes just a day after the CW announced the critically-acclaimed dramedy, which he also executive produces, was granted a full season order. Silbering helmed the pilot for CW's sophomore entry Reign, too, also at CBS TV Studios.

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OCT
22
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'Black-ish' Books 'Devious Maids' Star as Anthony Anderson's Enemy (Exclusive)

'Black-ish' Books 'Devious Maids' Star as Anthony Anderson's Enemy (Exclusive)

Anthony Anderson has an unlikely enemy.

ABC's Black-ish, picked up for a full season on Oct. 9, has booked Devious Maids star Ana Ortiz in a pivotal guest-starring role, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

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OCT
22
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Syfy Renews 'Face Off' for Season 8, Tweaks Format

Syfy Renews 'Face Off' for Season 8, Tweaks Format

Syfy is continuing with special effects makeup reality competition Face Off, but is tweaking the format for the upcoming eighth season.

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OCT
22
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Steve Coogan to Replace Philip Seymour Hoffman in Showtime's 'Happyish'

Steve Coogan to Replace Philip Seymour Hoffman in Showtime's 'Happyish'

Following a prolonged search, Showtime has found a replacement for Philip Seymour Hoffman in Happyish.

Showtime is moving forward with the comedy and has ordered a new pilot starring Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Steve Coogan to replace Hoffman in the show the late actor originally starred in and executive produced, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

Showtime picked up the Hoffman comedy to series in April but will now go back to the pilot stage with Coogan. Production will begin in New York in December.

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OCT
22
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ABC Orders 'Shark Tank' Spinoff

ABC Orders 'Shark Tank' Spinoff

ABC is expanding the Shark Tank world.

The network on Wednesday announced it has picked up spinoff Beyond the Tank, a companion series that examines what happens after the start-ups are launched.

Beyond the Tank will follow the next stage of a start-up, in which the products created on Shark Tank find their way to market and either succeed or flop. The network has picked up 10 hourlong episodes.

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OCT
22
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TNT Orders 'Cold Justice' Spinoff

TNT Orders 'Cold Justice' Spinoff

TNT is expanding the Cold Justice franchise.

The Turner-owned cable network has greenlighted an untitled spinoff that will follow a pair of crime experts, prosecutors Casey Garrett and Alicia O'Neill, as they investigate cold cases — only this time they'll focus on sex crimes instead of homicides. The offshoot has received an initial 10-episode order and will launch in spring 2015 on TNT.

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OCT
22
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'Arrow': Laurel Meets Ted Grant — and It's Not Pretty (Exclusive)

'Arrow': Laurel Meets Ted Grant — and It's Not Pretty (Exclusive)

Laurel may have met her match.

The Hollywood Reporter exclusively premieres a scene from Wednesday's Arrow, which marks the first time Laurel (Katie Cassidy) meets Ted Grant (J.R. Ramirez), also known as Wildcat.

Read more 'Arrow': David Ramsey Tackles 5 Season 3 Questions

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