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  1. Viola Davis Inks New Overall Deal With ABC Studios

    9:00 am PDT 04/28/2016
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    The 'How to Get Away With Murder' star's JuVee Productions — which she runs with husband Julius Tennon — has also hired a development executive. READ MORE

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  2. Kerry Washington Signs Overall Deal With ABC Studios

    10:09 am PDT 04/26/2016
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    The pact is retroactive to HBO's 'Confirmation.' READ MORE

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  3. MTV Orders 11 Unscripted Series, Including Music Competition Show From Mark Burnett

    9:00 am PDT 04/21/2016
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    The cable network is developing five scripted shows from producers Drew Barrymore, Pitbull, John Legend and more. READ MORE

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  4. Gale Anne Hurd, Ben Silverman Team for Horror Anthology Based on 'Lore' Podcast (Exclusive)

    11:28 am PDT 04/20/2016
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    Each episode of the hourlong anthology will explore a different story. READ MORE

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  5. Hot Drama About Eccentric Magicians Scores Deal With Knopf, Paramount TV (Exclusive)

    12:30 pm PDT 04/13/2016
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    'Spoonbenders' follows a quirky family of magicians who lose and then regain their powers and are pursued by everyone from the CIA to the Mafia. READ MORE

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  6. 'Misfits' Reboot, 'Young & Hungry' Spinoff, Late-Night Talk Show Set at Freeform

    1:00 pm PDT 04/07/2016
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    The former ABC Family is readying seven dramas, four comedies and six short-form projects as well as a 'Greek' reunion and more. READ MORE

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  7. Antoine Fuqua Inks First-Look TV Deal With Weinstein Co. (Exclusive)

    10:33 am PDT 04/07/2016
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    The 'Southpaw' helmer's first project under the pact is an adaptation of 'The Godfather' author Mario Puzo's final book, 'Omerta.' READ MORE

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  8. 'Blacklist' Spinoff Starring Famke Janssen in the Works at NBC

    1:50 pm PDT 03/29/2016
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    Updated: The back-door pilot would air May 12 and will be directed by 'Justified' alum Michael Dinner with Edi Gathegi also signing on. READ MORE

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  9. 'The Royals' Creator Inks Overall Deal With Universal Cable Productions, Lionsgate

    9:00 am PDT 03/29/2016
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    Mark Schwahn will continue to serve as showrunner on the E! scripted drama. READ MORE

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  10. 'Luther' Creator Boards Patricia Highsmith's 'Ripley' TV Adaptation

    11:29 am PDT 03/24/2016
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    Neil Cross will serve as writer, exec producer and showrunner on the project, which does not yet have a network attached. READ MORE

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  11. Emma Stone, Jonah Hill to Star in Dark Comedy TV Series Directed By Cary Fukunaga

    11:12 am PDT 03/18/2016
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    Paramount TV and Anonymous Content are shopping the reboot of 'Maniac' to networks — with a straight-to-series and potential two-season order eyed. READ MORE

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  12. 'Heathers' Comedic Anthology In the Works at TV Land (Exclusive)

    10:00 am PDT 03/16/2016
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    Featuring a new take on the 1989 Winona Ryder and Christian Slater cult hit. READ MORE

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  13. Brian Morewitz Upped to Oversee ABC Drama Development

    10:00 am PDT 03/15/2016
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    In his new role, he'll serve as senior vp for ABC Entertainment. He previously served as Channing Dungey's vp drama. READ MORE

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  14. 'The Big Short's' Charles Randolph Developing War Drama Series for Amazon

    9:00 am PDT 03/15/2016
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    The untitled drama comes a month after Randolph took home the Academy Award for best adapted screenplay. READ MORE

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  15. Amazon Studios Adapting Sci-Fi Short 'True Skin' for TV (Exclusive)

    3:22 pm PST 03/08/2016
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    The project was previously set up at Warner Bros. as a feature, but the rights lapsed. READ MORE

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  16. The Next 'Making a Murderer'? TV Series Based on Sunny Von Bulow Trial in the Works

    12:30 pm PST 03/01/2016
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    Universal Cable Productions is behind the adaptation of William Wright's book 'The Von Bulow Affair,' with 'Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce's' Ilene Rosenzweig attached to pen the script. READ MORE

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  17. 'You're the Worst' Creator, Cameron Esposito Team for Gay-Straight FX Comedy (Exclusive)

    8:30 am PST 02/19/2016
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    Based on Esposito's life, the single-camera entry will follow the lives of two very different sisters in their 30s. READ MORE

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  18. 'Madam Secretary' Creator Inks Overall Deal With CBS TV Studios

    2:30 pm PST 02/17/2016
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    Barbara Hall will develop new projects under the two-year pact. READ MORE

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  19. Marti Noxon Inks Big Overall Deal With Skydance (Exclusive)

    9:00 am PST 02/17/2016
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    The 'UnREAL' co-creator is adapting Sarai Walker's novel 'Dietland' under the rich pact. READ MORE

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  20. Hot TV Trend: Pot-Themed Projects Pick Up Steam

    5:00 am PST 01/29/2016
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    "There are lots of potheads in Hollywood!" jokes one development exec of the various marijuana-centric comedies in the works. READ MORE

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