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Downton creator working on new series

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes is developing a new US period drama called The Gilded Age. The project will be set in 1880s New York and will centre on the American Renaissance and the “millionaire titans” of the time.

Sheens labels show a “hive of oppression”

Charlie Sheen has labelled Two and a Half Men a “hive of oppression” following former co-star Angus T. Jones’s criticism of the show this week. “I dare anyone to spend ten years in the laugh-track that is Chuck Lorre’s hive of oppression and not suffer some form of an emotional tsunami,” Sheen said.

Cambor returning to NCIS: LA

Former NCIS: LA actor Peter Cambor will return to the series as a guest star next year. The actor – who played Nate Getz – has made a number of guest appearances since leaving the show after its first season.

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