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News: DALLAS will deal with the death of Larry Hagman on the series – TCA 2013

Larry Hagman in DALLAS - Season 1 - "Hedging Your Bets" | ©2012 TNT/Zade Rosenthal

When Larry Hagman passed away last month during the middle of shooting Season 2 of DALLAS, “what would happen to J.R. Ewing” was the big question for fans of the series. At today’s Winter 2013 TCA Cable Day, Michael Wright, President, Head of Programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies revealed that J.R. too will pass on the second season of DALLAS. “We are all very saddened by Larry’s passing,” says Wright. “I have appreciation for what that meant and to our business. The show is going to honor Larry’s passing and includes J.R.’s funeral and a storyline that […]Read On »

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News: The scoop on COUGAR TOWN Season 4 and its move to TBS from ABC – TCA 2013

The cast of COUGAR TOWN - Season 4 | ©2012 TBS

At today’s Winter 2013 TCA Cable Day, COUGAR TOWN executive producer and co-creator Bill Lawrence spoke about the transition of his ensemble comedy moving from ABC to TBS for Season 4. “I’ve been trying to kill this show for years,” says Lawrence with a laugh. “There’s now commercials for our show. It’s insane. I’ve been involved personally with a lot of shows that had weird life spans. I think unless you’re lucky enough to be a hit today, your goal in network and off network TV is to stay alive. We’ve done so because the show is good. Transition-wise, it […]Read On »

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First Look: New photo of Matt Smith from the DOCTOR WHO Christmas special 2012

Matt Smith in the DOCTOR WHO SERIES 7 CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 2102 | ©2012 BBC/BBC WORLDWIDE/Adrian Rogers

The BBC has released a new publicity photograph of Matt Smith as the Doctor sporting a considerably darker (and perhaps even more ‘Doctorish?’) outfit. The picture provides a sneak peek of this year’s DOCTOR WHO Christmas special. A prequel to the special will air as part of this Friday’s CHILDREN IN NEED live charity event on BBC One sometime around the 8:30-9:00pm slot. A trailer for the special itself, which will see the Doctor meeting his new companion played by Jenna-Louise Coleman, will accompany the prequel. Ah, but wait, you say: Didn’t Coleman already appear in this year’s Series 7 […]Read On »

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DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL-STARS Season 15 Recap: Pamela Anderson kicked off DWTS

Pamela Anderson and Tristan MacManus are voted off of DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL-STARS - Week 1 | ©2012 ABC/Adam Taylor

Stars: Drew Lachey, Emmitt Smith, Gilles Marini, Pamela Anderson, Kelly Monaco, Melissa Rycroft, Joey Fatone, Bristol Palin, Apolo Anton Ohno, Helio Castroneves, Kirstie Alley, Shawn Johnson, Sabrina Bryan Network: ABC, airs Mondays, Tuesdays Original Telecast: Sept. 25th, 2012 Well, that was painfully drawn out! DANCING WITH THE STARS: ALL STARS – Season 15 – Week One – The Results went longer than its excruciatingly long title tonight before finally announcing that Pamela Anderson & Tristan MacManus were the first couple to be eliminated. And rightfully so, mind you. Not only did they get the lowest scores last night but also […]Read On »

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Sneak Peek Clip of SOUTH PARK midseason premiere “Sarcastaball”

Randy in SOUTH PARK - Season 16 - "Sarcastaball" | ©2012 Comedy Central

Yes, the second half of SOUTH PARK – Season 16 arrives this Wednesday, September 26 on Comedy Central, and we already have a sneak peek of the first episode – “Sarcastaball”. Stan’s dad Randy finds a revolutionary way of how football is played at South Park Elementary and it could be a very sarcastic episode indeed. Check out the sneak peek clip below. Click on Link: Purchase South Park: The Complete Fifteenth Season [Blu-ray] AGREE? DISAGREE? LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD – COMMENT BELOW Related Link: TV Review – SOUTH PARK – Season 16 – “Cartman Finds Love” Related Link: […]Read On »

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Contest: Win a ticket to THE WALKING DEAD Season 3 premiere

Andrew Lincoln is Rick Grimes in THE WALKING DEAD - Season 3 - Episode 1 | ©2012 AMC/Gene Page

Do you love THE WALKING DEAD? Would you kill (not literally, we’re not inciting illegal acts here) to go to the Season 3 premiere and see the episode on a big screen in the company of the show’s makers and stars? WALKING DEAD executive producer Gale Anne Hurd would like to make that happen for you, so she has come up with a contest, happening right now on Twitter. The winner will be flown from anywhere in the U.S. and put up at a hotel for two nights in order to attend the Los Angeles premiere of Season 3 of […]Read On »

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First Look Images of DOCTOR WHO Season 7 episode posters

DOCTOR WHO - Season 7 - "Asylum of the Daleks" poster | ©2012 BBC

With DOCTOR WHO Season 7 making its debut tonight on BBC and BBC America, the BBC has offered up a cool little treat for WHO fans with movie-quality posters of the first five episodes: “Asylum of the Daleks,” “Dinosaurs on a Spaceship,” “A Town Called Mercy,” “The Power of Three,” and “The Angels Take Manhattan.” Check out the poster gallery below. Related: TV Review: DOCTOR WHO – Series 6 – “Asylum of the Daleks” AGREE? DISAGREE? LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD – COMMENT BELOW Follow us on Twitter at ASSIGNMENT X Fan us on Facebook at ASSIGNMENTX Article Source: Assignment X  Article: First Look […]Read On »

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Breaking News: BBC America remakes THE MUSKETEERS as a 10-episode series to air in 2014 – TCA 2012

THE THREE MUSKETEERS novel by Alexandre Dumas

At today’s TCA Cable Press Tour, BBC America announced they will be embarking on a co-production with BBC One of MUSKETEERS – a new series written by Adrian Hodges (PRIMEVAL, SURVIVORS). The series will debut in 2014 and is inspired by the classic Alexandre Dumas novel THE THREE MUSKETEERS. Although set in the 17th Century, the series will bring a more contemporary and realistic take on the story of a “trained band of brothers who are assigned to protect King and country” as the press release says. Related: MORE NEWS AND INTERVIEWS FROM THE SUMMER TCA’S LET YOUR VOICE BE […]Read On »

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TCA 2012 News: Showtime talks about its CONQUEST series with director Ron Howard

Ron Howard attends AMERICAN FILM MARKET 2011 - Day 1/ ©2011 Getty Images/Alexandra Wyman - used by permission

While director Ron Howard has been interested in television for awhile (his shelved adaptation of Stephen King’s THE DARK TOWER was to span both movies and a TV series), he’s now moving his attention to helm a new Showtime series called CONQUEST. To be written by Jose Rivera the series will focus on Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortes and his battles with Aztec empire ruler Moctezuma II. At the Showtime TCA 2012 Press Tour, Nevins spoke about the project. “It’s in the very early stages of development,” Nevins says. “On the one hand, it’s been talked about for many years, and […]Read On »

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TCA 2012 News: Showtime talks THE BIG C and how they will conclude the cancer comedy starring Laura Linney

THE BIG C THE COMPLETE SEASON SEASON | (c) 2012 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Even though the Laura Linney cancer comedy THE BIG C has last three seasons on Showtime, it was announced at the Showtime TCA 2012 Press Tour that the series will be wrapping up with a “special run” season. “We are moving toward the conclusion of THE BIG C with a special limited run series consisting of four one-hour installments,” says Showtime President David Nevins. “This show has always required a delicate touch and I can’t think of three more talented and skillful people than Darlene Hunt, Jenny Bicks and the brilliant Laura Linney to handle this tricky subject matter. From […]Read On »

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