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Hollywood Docket: Lance Armstrong’s Lies Protected; ‘Real Housewife’ Lawsuit; Dodgers Divorce

Hollywood's latest entertainment law stories include NBC's legal victory over "Animal Practice" and the security guard who alleges Universal Music's West Coast office is a drug hotspot.

TV’s Unfunny Fall: Why Are All the Comedies Flopping?

With "Go On" the only "hit" of the freshman crop, new sitcom blocks are tanking and hyped first-year series are pulling anemic numbers -- and those are the shows that are still on the air.

NBC Cancels ‘Animal Practice,’ Adds ‘Whitney’ to Schedule

UPDATED: The shelved Friday comedy returns to the schedule Nov. 14, while "Community" remains in limbo.

Bob Costas Digs at NBC Executives on ‘Conan’ (Video)

The sportscaster, not shy about sharing his opinions, makes fun of the network for its coverage of the Olympics Closing Ceremony, among other things.

‘Animal Practice’: ‘Bride Wars’ Scribe to Keep Justin Kirk on his Toes (Exclusive)

June Diane Raphael will recur on NBC's freshman comedy as a new doctor at Crane Animal Hospital.

‘Animal Practice’ Preview Ratings Don’t Match Matthew Perry’s ‘Go On’

Airing during NBC's interrupted and edited broadcast of the London Games' Closing Ceremony, the veterinary sitcom averages a 4.1 rating among adults 18-49.

Olympics 2012: NBC Criticized for Interrupting Closing Ceremony to Preview ‘Animal Practice’

Surprised viewers also took the network to task for editing out parts of the ceremony, including performances by Muse and Ray Davies of the Kinks.

‘Animal Practice’s’ Justin Kirk Takes THR’s Fall TV Poll

The star of NBC's new workplace comedy on doing something different, working with animals and his advice for Kevin Bacon as he embarks on his first series-regular role.

Animal Practice: TV Review

Can NBC's screwball veterinary comedy survive the pitfalls of animal casting?

NBC Explains Gabby Douglas, ‘Animal Practice’ Promo Snafu

No offense was intended in what was a coincidental occurrence, the network tells THR.

Why NBC’s New Monkey Crystal May Not Last

The capuchin star of "Animal Practice" was a hit at TCA -- but "Friends'" co-creator David Crane tells THR why his simian character was dumped.

TCA 2012: NBC’s ‘Animal Practice’ Cast Upstaged by a Monkey

"[Crystal is] the most famous monkey in Hollywood. So you just try to be cool around her," says star Justin Kirk of his co-star, best known for her work in "Community" and "The Hangover II."