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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. Continue reading »

michaeljfoxshowNBC has six new series for the new season with Michael J. Fox and Sean Hayes making their returns in the all-new The Michael J. Fox Show and Sean Saves the World.

Here’s the first look at the new offerings from NBC. Continue reading »

tomorrowpeopleThe CW has given us the first look at their new slate of programming for the 2013/14 season.

The youth-oriented network has five new dramas to offer with former Home and Away actor Luke Mitchell featuring in the remake of The Tomorrow People and Neighbours actor Bob Morley in The 100.

Here’s what we’ve got to look forward to. Continue reading »

CrazyOnesCBS has delivered a bunch of new series for the 2013/14 season that are heavy on divorce as a theme.

Some big names involved in their new shows include Robin Williams, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Anna Faris and Toni Collette.

Here’s what they have to offer. Continue reading »

marvels-agents-s-h-i-e-l-dMarvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. heads ABC’s new season offering alongside the promising comedy Mixology, from the writers of The Hangover.

Here’s what we’ll be seeing from ABC in the near future. Continue reading »

almost-human-karl-urbanThe Fox network has picked up five new comedies and four new dramas for the 2013/14 season.

New Zealander Karl Urban features in the new sci-fi series from JJ Abrams, Almost Human, while Greg Kinnear plays the lead role in a remake of Australian drama Rake.

Here’s the first look at the new offerings from Fox. Continue reading »

OfficeCarellCarrell likely to make Office appearance

After months of saying “no”, it looks like Steve Carell actually will make a guest appearance in the series finale of The Office after all.

Wahlberg has new series picked up

Mark Wahlberg has had his new reality documentary series picked up for six episodes in the US. The project follows a group of working-class friends in his hometown of Boston. Continue reading »

Cliff-CurtisKiwi actor Cliff Curtis has been cast as a Latino gangster in a new drama pilot in the States.

Curtis has joined Gang Related, a Fox network pilot that centres on a gang member sent to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department and rise through the ranks.

He will play the role of Javier Acosta, the leader of one of the most powerful Latino gangs in the city, La Familia Sud.

The character is described as a “charismatic businessman with plans to legitimize the family business who is fully aware that his cruel and impulsive son Carlos is a disaster waiting to happen”. Continue reading »

JorgegarciaJorge Garcia joins new legal pilot

Former Lost actor Jorge Garcia has joined the new legal drama pilot The Ordained. Garcia will join a cast that already includes Boardwalk Empire’s Charlie Cox.

Wahlberg confirmed Entourage movie cameo

Mark Wahlberg has confirmed he will be making a cameo appearance in the forthcoming Entourage movie. Wahlberg is one of the executive producers of the HBO series. Continue reading »

luke_mitchellHome and Away actor Luke Mitchell has been cast in a new US pilot called Tomorrow People.

The actor, who has played Romeo Smith on the Aussie soap since 2009, joined the project at The CW network to play a character called John Young.

Tomorrow People is a remake of the British sci-fi series from the 1970s. It focusses on several young people who represent the next stage of human evolution in that they possess the ability to teleport and communicate with one another telepathically. Continue reading »