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Hitch to be developed into series

A TV series adapted from the 2005 movie Hitch which starred Will Smith is being developed by Fox in the US. The show is said to be an “action-packed” hour-long programme which will centre on a suave date doctor. It is being produced by Smith’s company Overbrook Entertainment.

Kevin Bacon to feature in new comedy

HBO is developing a new comedy series with actor Kevin Bacon which is based on the 1995 novel The Member Guest by Clint McCown. The book focuses on a retired golfer who attempts a comeback. The series will be produced by Entourage producer Steve Pink.

Awkward Family Photos turned into series

The latest online sensation to be developd into a TV series is the popular blog Awkward Family Photos which features hilarious pics from some disturbed families around the world. ABC is developing the series although details as to how they will convert it to a TV shows are still unknown.

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