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'Wonder Woman' Finds Its Steve Trevor, 'Justified' Nears Season 3 Deal and More TV News

by Chris Harnick, posted Mar 25th 2011 11:45AM
Justin Bruening, Wonder Woman'Wonder Woman' has found its Steve Trevor.

Justin Bruening, the star of NBC's 'Knight Rider' reboot, has signed to play the former main squeeze of Adrianne Palicki's Wonder Woman.

According to TVLine, Bruening's Steve Trevor works for the Justice department and had a past relationship with Wonder Woman.

Lyle Waggoner played the part in the 1970s TV series starring Lynda Carter.

In other TV news ...

'ER' veteran Scott Grimes will guest star on 'NCIS.' Grimes will play DiNozzo's former partner, Detective Danny Price. [Entertainment Weekly]

'Justified' is close to a season 3 deal at FX. Executives are reportedly happy with the performance of the drama and a deal could be closed by the network's upfront presentation on Tuesday. [Deadline]

'Outsourced' executive producer Robert Borden said he thinks the series' renewal chances are good. "I feel really good about where we are creatively with the show ... We're finishing strong," he said. "As far as what the network thinks, I know they're happy. But they've got to look at all their pilots. So I think it's something we'll be talking about in May." [LA Times]

Chi McBride and Dave Foley have signed to appear in the season 6 finale of 'How I Met Your Mother.' As of now the stars will only show up in one episode. [Zap2It]

Bravo is adding another 'Million Dollar' show to its network, 'Million Dollar Decorators.' The new "docu-series" will launch this summer and follow five high-end decorators -- Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Kathryn Ireland, Jeffrey Alan Marks, Mary McDonald and Nathan Turner. [Bravo]

AMC and 'Breaking Bad' writer John Shiban are developing an alien drama. The potential series, called 'The Voyage,' follows a female scientist who makes first contact with alien life. [EW]

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They don't. These 'creative" geniuses just rip off the BBC shows then cannibalize each others. Newton Minnow called TV a "great wasteland" back in the 50s. He should see it now!

March 28 2011 at 12:00 AM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

yuck, will never be as good as the original, no matter how cheesy the old one looks today. the cast is all wrong, stop trying to redo the old shows and come up with something original for once!

March 27 2011 at 10:27 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
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It's not a remake. Wonder Woman is a comic series, it's not just a TV show from the 70s. It's a new take on the COMICS character. A new adaptation.
In saying that, I'm so-so on this. A new take could breathe some fresh life into the character, but I don't think she'll ever be portrayed better than she was in Justice League or the recent animated Wonder Woman movie.

March 28 2011 at 12:09 AM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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