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Star-Wars-The-Clone-WarsNetflix acquires slice of Star Wars

Online streaming service Netflix has acquired the rights to the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and like many of their recent acquisitions, will screen a sixth, previously unreleased season titled “The Lost Missions”.  The episodes will become available on March 7th.

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breaking-bad-saulBreaking Bad creator talks spin-off

Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan has offered some details on the proposed spin-off featuring Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk). “We’re in early discussions for a spinoff,” Gilligan confirmed to Vulture. “In my dream version of it, I would help create the pilot and arc out the first season and then basically transition away and let Peter Gould, who created the character, run it. We’re still trying to figure out whether it’s a half-hour or an hour. It’s lighter than Breaking Bad, but it’s not a sitcom.”

Hudson linked to Idol judging role

Jennifer Hudson has been strongly linked to the judges panel on American Idol for next season. Other former Idol finalists Adam Lambert, Clay Aiken and Kelly Clarkson have also been approached. Continue reading »

TwoHalfMen2013Two and a Half Men renewed

Two and a Half Men has been renewed by the CBS network but Angus T. Jones will no longer be a series regular in the role of Jake.

Offensive comedy series renewed

The Comedy Central series that mocked the death of a New Zealander in a shark attack earlier this year has been renewed for another season. The Jeselnik Offensive will return for a second season. Continue reading »

Dog-Bounty-HunterDog the Bounty Hunter in Hawaii Five-0

Dog The Bounty Hunter will make a guest appearance on an upcoming episode of Hawaii Five-0. The reality star will play himself on the drama series alongside his wife.

Vampire Diaries actress joins spin-off

Vampire Diaries actress Claire Holt has joined the spin-off series The Originals. The project will follow Klaus (Joseph Morgan) as he returns to New Orleans to confront figures from his past. Continue reading »

josh-hollowayLost actor to lead new pilot

Former Lost actor Josh Holloway has landed the lead role in a new high-tech spy drama pilot. Intelligence will see Holloway play a former Navy SEAL who now leads an elite unit based at US Cyber Command.

Last Resort actor cast in Samberg pilot

Last Resort’s Andre Braugher has joined the cast of the new Andy Samberg comedy pilot, where he will play a veteran cop. Continue reading »

WantedThe Wanted get E! reality series

British boyband The Wanted have landed their own E! channel reality series called The Wanted Life. The series will chronicle the group’s personal and professional lives.

Simmons to guest in Parks and Rec

JK Simmons will make a guest appearance in Parks and Recreation, playing a mayor of one of the character’s hometowns. Continue reading »

CSI and CSI NY to crossover

CSI and CSI: NY will produce a special crossover double-episode where Gary Sinese’s character Mac Taylor from CSI: NY will work alongside Ted Danson’s D.B. Russell on a case.

Laurie to play Blackbeard?

Hugh Laurie has been rumoured to be close to signing up to play iconic pirate Blackbeard in a new TV series called Crossbones. The ten-part action-adventure is the brainchild of Luther creator Neil Cross. Continue reading »

Oprah Winfrey developing family drama for HBO
HBO is developing a new family drama with Oprah’s Harpo Films. Here’s the plot: It centres on a wealthy academic who has become the first black president of a prestigious liberal arts college. He and his family are thrust into national headlines, forcing them to present an idyllic public facade, all while engaging in agonising personal battles and struggling with dark obsessions.

American Idol start date revealed
Fox has announced the start date for the new season of American Idol, featuring judges Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, Keith Urban and Randy Jackson. Continue reading »