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newsroom-300pxThe Newsroom rewritten and reshot

Several episodes of the second season of The Newsroom have been rewritten and reshot after creator Aaron Sorkin changed his mind on some details. He said: “With my hat in my hand, I went to HBO and said, ‘Would it be all right if I started again? I know it’s going to cost time and it’s going to cost a lot of money.’ Other networks would have said no.”

Grammer and Lawrence join sitcom

Kelsey Grammer and Martin Lawrence will team up to play two mismatched Chicago lawyers in a new sitcom.

Stiller’s new series picked up

Ben Stiller’s new stand-up series The Meltdown has been picked up by Comedy Central. Stiller will executive produce the series, which will feature the comedy routines and backstage antics of popular comedians.

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