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Fox hands out renewals

Renewals for Brooklyn Nine NineThe Mindy ProjectNew Girl and The Following have been announced by Fox.  The series will screen along side other recent renewals including Sleepy HollowBones and Glee.

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ladygagasimpsonsThe pursuit of an output deal with Fox has come to and end for Mediaworks ahead of its sale to the new company tomorrow meaning that hit shows Bones, Modern Family and The Simpsons will be gone from the lineup.

While this isn’t ideal for Mediaworks, the output deal they were after that would allow them to pick and choose the shows they wanted, may end up becoming a reality for the new company which it is understood are now negotiating for the same arrangement.  That is unless Sky decides to cement their dominance on content and takes Fox’s entire package.  It would be great for Prime, but not so much for Mediaworks. Continue reading »

NewGirlMaxGreenfieldNew Girl’s Max Greenfield joins Veronica Mars movie

New Girl’s Max Greenfield has joined the upcoming Veronica Mars movie to reprise his role as Deputy Leo.

MacFarlane to guest on Futurama

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane has signed up to appear in an episode of Futurama. MacFarlane will voice Fry’s pet dog Seymour, who previously appeared in an episode back in 2002. Continue reading »

AUBREY ANDERSON-EMMONS, RICO RODRIGUEZ, ED O'NEILL, SOFIA VERGARA, NOLAN GOULD, TY BURRELL, JULIE BOWEN, SARAH HYLAND, ARIEL WINTER, ERIC STONESTREET, JESSE TYLER FERGUSONBesides the new pilot orders, the US networks have also confirmed their renewals of existing shows.

Heavy-hitters such as Modern Family, Grey’s Anatomy, The Big Bang Theory, Family Guy, Glee, New Girl and CSI are among the shows to get new seasons for 2013/14.

Here are the shows from NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC and The CW that we can expect to see more of over the next year. Continue reading »

game-of-thrones-s3Game of Thrones actress to make Futurama cameo

Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke will make a guest appearance in Futurama. The actress, who plays Daenerys Targaryen, will voice a flower stand owner who has lost her sense of smell.

The Rock signs up for HBO pilot

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has joined an HBO comedy/drama pilot produced by Entourage pair Mark Wahlberg and Steve Levinson. Peter Berg of Friday Night Lights will direct. Continue reading »

Closed captions users were led astray over the weekend with an incorrect caption stating that New Girl’s Zooey Deschanel was the Boston Marathon bombing suspect.

Fox News in the US were reporting on the chase for the suspect when the closed captioning stated that the actress was indeed the 19-year-old being sought.

Deschanel herself didn’t seem too fazed, tweeting: “Whoa! Epic closed captioning FAIL!”

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being-human2013640Being Human to end after season five

UK fantasy series Being Human will end after its fifth season, the BBC confirmed today. The series no longer features any of the three main original cast members.

Nick’s mother cast in New Girl

Emmy Award-winning Justified actress Margo Martindale has been cast as Nick’s (Jake Johnson) mother in New Girl’s second season. Her character is described as “hard-nosed yet emotional”. Continue reading »

Breaking Bad (Season 4)Breaking Bad actress in new pilot

Breaking Bad actress Anna Gunn has picked up a role in a new drama pilot called Rita. The pilot is adapted from a Danish series of the same name.

Super Bowl ratings through the roof

Early US Super Bowl ratings suggest the match could be the most-watched in the history of the sport. The ratings look to be up 1 per cent on last year’s game, which was the most-watched ever. Continue reading »

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New Girl

8:00pm – Monday, January 28 on FOUR

New Girl is getting a new guy when Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend’s Wedding, The Family Stone) guest stars in the hit Zooey Deschanel comedy on Monday, January 28 th at 8pm on FOUR.

Dermot Mulroney is joining New Girl as a smart, rich and handsome love interest for Jess (Zooey Deschanel) – who also happens to be the father of one of her students.

Although the two don’t start off on the right foot, eventually their chemistry kicks in.

“I’m, naturally, a slightly older guy,” Mulroney explained following the filming of his first episode. “My daughter is one of her students… The romance hasn’t blossomed yet, but you can see that ‘do they like each other or not’ is already kicking in.”

Make sure not to miss this when New Girl screens on Monday, January 28 th at 8pm on FOUR.

Skins actor joins Doctor Who

Skins actor Will Merrick has been cast in the next run of Doctor Who episodes. The actor will play a character called Brains in a 2013 episode.

Decker to guest in New Girl

American model Brooklyn Decker has landed a role in New Girl’s second season. Decker will play a character called Holly who attracts the attention of Nick (Jake Johnson), Schmidt (Max Greenfield) Winston (Lamorne Morris). Continue reading »