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OCT
22
42 MINS

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
55 MINS

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 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.

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OCT
22
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Lydia Hearst Joining WE tv's 'South of Hell' (Exclusive)

Lydia Hearst Joining WE tv's 'South of Hell' (Exclusive)

Actress and model Lydia Hearst is headed to WE tv's  South of Hell, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

Hearst will play Charlotte on teh horror series, with the character being described as a fiery southern belle with sex appeal. She's a quick witted, savvy junkie who is free with her body.

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OCT
22
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TV Ratings: World Series Still Tops Tuesday Night Despite Blowout

TV Ratings: World Series Still Tops Tuesday Night Despite Blowout

Considering the teams' smaller markets and the fact that the Kansas City Royals were creamed by the San Francisco Giants 7-1, ratings for the first game of the 2014 World Series could be worse.

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OCT
22
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ABC Buys Millennial Comedy From 'To Do List' Writer (Exclusive)

ABC Buys Millennial Comedy From 'To Do List' Writer (Exclusive)

ABC is going to explore the generation gap with feature writer Maggie Carey.

The network has handed out a script commitment to The Big Hole, from The To Do List writer Carey, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The single-camera comedy explores the generational clash between an entitled millennial and her baby boomer boss at a failing PBS station in Big Hole, Montana.

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OCT
22
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Netflix Orders Bill Burr Cartoon 'F Is for Family'

Netflix Orders Bill Burr Cartoon 'F Is for Family'

Netflix is moving further into animation, giving a series order to a new half-hour based on the comedy of Bill Burr.

F Is for Family, a six-part series, will debut in all Netflix territories in 2015 and counts Burr, Laura Dern and Justin Long among its voice cast. It marks the third Gaumont International Television series on Netflix, joining popular genre series Hemlock Grove and upcoming cartel drama Narcos.

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