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Lost reunion on Californication

Lost actors Jorge Garcia and Maggie Grace will reunite in Californication’s sixth season. The pair, who played Hurley and Shannon on Lost, will appear together in one episode of the David Duchovny series.

30 Rock actress goes to police over Twitter abuse

30 Rock actress Sherri Shepherd has taken police action against Twitter users who continue to post abusive and offensive messages about her. One such tweet read: “Somebody should drag [Shepherd] in a back alley and rape [her].” Continue reading »

Glee regulars all returning

Glee creator Ryan Murphy has confirmed that all the regular characters will be returning for the fourth season of the musical drama.

Cougar Town showrunners step down

Cougar Town creators Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel have stepped down from the comedy series ahead of its fourth season. Continue reading »

Seacrest returning to Idol

Ryan Seacrest has confirmed he will be continuing on as host of American Idol. His new deal is said to last at least two years.

New series from Sons of Anarchy creator

The creator of Sons of Anarchy, Kurt Sutter, is launching a new Discovery Channel series that will focus on the world’s most notorious gangs and crime families. Continue reading »

Familiar character returning to Desperate Housewives

Former Desperate Housewives actress Christine Estabrook has been confirmed to return for the final ever episode of the drama series. The actress will reprise her role as Martha Huber in the season finale next month.

New reality series for The Rock

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will feature in a new reality series called The Hero that will follow the hunt for “the next great hero”. “The Hero will bridge the digital and physical world on the small screen in an unmatched fashion, enabling fans to determine the fate of the show’s contestants entirely through social media and on-screen decision-making,” said Johnson.

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New season Jersey Shore trailer

The season five trailer for Jersey Shore has been released this week.

Filming on 24 movie to begin in April

Filming will begin on the 24 movie in early 2012 it has been announced. The big-screen adaptation will begin production in April to coincide with the availability of Kiefer Sutherland.

Chewbacca to feature on Glee

Chewbacca will make an appearance on an upcoming episode of Glee, it has been revealed. The Star Wars character will feature in the show’s Christmas episode in the dream of one of the characters.

Kwanten to guest on New Girl

True Blood actor Ryan Kwanten will make a guest appearance in new season sitcom New Girl. The Australian actor will feature in the Valentine’s Day episode.

Biggs joins The Good Wife

Jason Biggs has signed on for a role on The Good Wife where he will play a lawyer who refuses to release the name of a client. Biggs is currently featuring in the new comedy series Mad Love.

Mad Dogs returning for season 3

Mad Dogs actor Philip Glenister has confirmed that a third season of the British drama is set to begin filming in January. The second series will screen early next year.

Pauly D signs record deal

Jersey Shore cast member Pauly D has been signed by 50 Cent’s record label G-Unit. Pauly D wrote on his Twitter page: “Big Big Things In The Works @50cent And @DJPaulyD !!!!! #yeahhhhbuddy”

Skins details revealed

Details have been revealed about the new season of Skins, which was filmed mid-way through this year. E4 says the sixth season will open with the characters on holiday in Morocco. “By the time they arrive back to Bristol everything has changed forever. Friendships fall apart while complicated and toxic relationships begin. And there are strangers in the mix who could either save or destroy them.”

Wednesdays @ 9:30pm from September 7

Get ready to say “G.T.L” in Italian! MTV’s Jersey Shore cast goes to Florence, Italy for Season 4.

This season will be hotter than ever when America’s favorite roommates head overseas to learn all about the culture they love and live by in the birthplace where it all began.

As they navigate a new country, they will bring their trademark hilarity, fist-pumping and family dysfunction to “the beautiful country.”

Label pays for clothes not to be seen

Fashion label Abercrombie & Fitch are offering the cast of Jersey Shore money in order to stop them wearing the label as they feel it could do “significant damage” to the company’s image. The company says a connection to the likes of The Situation goes against the “aspirational nature” of its brand.

Lopez officially returning to Idol

American Idol has finally confirmed officially that Jennifer Lopez will return to the series as a judge next year. Lopez will re-join Steven Tyler and Randy Jackson on the judging panel.

24 actor joins CSI: Miami

24 actor Carlos Bernard has joined the cast of CSI: Miami to play a nemesis for David Caruso’s character Horatio. The actor played Tony Almeida on 24 between 2001 and 2009.

Belushi developing new comedy

Jim Belushi has signed up to write and star in a new comedy series for ABC in the US. Belushi finished work on his last sitcom According to Jim in 2009 after eight years on the air.

Sopranos actor joins Boardwalk Empire

Former Sopranos actor Dominic Chianese has signed up for a role in the second season of Boardwalk Empire. Chianese played ‘Junior’ Soprano from 1999 to 2007 in the gangster series.

Jersey Shore Season 4 will be premiering on MTV  – SKY channel 014 – on Wednesday September 7 at 9.30pm.

Get ready to say “G.T.L” in Italian! MTV’s Jersey Shore cast goes to Florence, Italy for Season 4.

This season will be hotter than ever when America’s favorite roommates head overseas to learn all about the culture they love and live by in the birthplace where it all began.

As they navigate a new country, they will bring their trademark hilarity, fist-pumping and family dysfunction to “the beautiful country.”

Jersey Shore fourth season trailer

An extended trailer for the fourth season of Jersey Shore has been released online. The season sees the cast head to Florence, Italy to try and rediscover their roots.

Entourage movie in the works

Entourage creator Doug Ellin has confirmed that a movie based on the series is in the works. Ellin told Entertainment Weekly: “We’re going to do a movie. We’re going to do it. It’s a question of when and how quick. We’ll sit down and come up with an idea.”

Downton Abbey could run for six seasons

Downton Abbey executive producer Gareth Neame believes the period drama could run for as many as six seasons. “I think it can continue for series four, five and six!” Neame said when discussing the eight-part second season. “It could move up to the 1930s, as long as the audience wants it.”

Reality TV “killing scripted TV”

Several TV showrunners in the US have spoken out about how reality TV is killing scripted TV. Everybody Loves Raymond creator Phil Rosenthal has blamed reality TV for diverting network recourses from scripted TV: “Sure they’re to blame because they’re cheap to do,” he said. “The glut of reality shows that we’re seeing could signal something larger than just a trend. And that is the end of civilization.”