Updates from the US:
It’s the finale of Glee today in the US.
TLC will screen a one-hour documentary on January 10, Brace for Impact, about the landing of a US Airways plane in the Hudson River by Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger, III
Ray Romano’s new series Men of a Certain Age rated highly for cable channel TNT.
Season four of Keeping Up with the Kardashians premieres on E! this weekend in the US.
History Channel is getting its first competition series called Top Shot – and no it’s not a dusty history book quiz format. Contestants compete in challenges inspired by real events in history. They’re casting now for people who are skilled shooters, can use various weapons and can handle demanding physical challenges.
In the works:
Jackpot (Fox) is a comedy about high school friends who win the lottery, from the writer of Parks and Recreation.
A new reality show called Conveyor Belt of Love (ABC) literally has men rolled out on conveyor belt to try and impress the women.
Renewals and Cancellations:
V and FlashForward both get full season orders (12 and 24 episodes respectively).
Police drama Dark Blue (TNT) gets a second season, as did Hawthorne.
Raising the Bar (TNT) has been cancelled.
How Ironic.. falsifying research:
Fox News’ poll doesn’t quite add up to 100%: