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'Glee' Adds Writer, Schwarzenegger's 'Governator' On Hold & More TV News

by Chris Harnick, posted May 20th 2011 11:00AM
Glee'Glee,' a show often criticized for its uneven writing, is adding a fourth writer.

Yes, up until now, only three people -- Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan -- were writing 'Glee.' So, who is this new guy we can pin all of our hopes and dreams to? None other than comic book scribe and playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa.

That name sound familiar? That's because Aguirre-Sacasa is the man behind the 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' rewrites. He's penned several episodes of 'Big Love' and wrote critically-acclaimed comics such as 'Marvel Knights: 4' and various 'Spider-Man' comics.

According to Deadline, Aguirre-Sacasa will also become a co-producer on 'Glee.' He's also been tapped to write a remake of 'Carrie' for the big screen.

In other TV news ...

Cee Lo Green says all of the judges will be back on 'The Voice' next season. "We've already been secured for a second season, so prepare to see a lot more of myself, Christina, Blake and Adam, and a host of great artists doing their thing," Green said. [Reuters]

Adam Shankman will only be one of a set of rotating guest judges on the new season of 'So You Think You Can Dance.' Mary Murphy and Nigel Lythgoe will be the two resident judges. [Reality Blurred]

David Fury of 'Lost' and 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' fame has joined the creative team of 'Fringe.' He'll serve as a writer and consulting producer on the Fox series. [Deadline]

In the wake of his cheating scandal, Arnold Schwarzenegger's 'Governator' is on hold. The animated project from Stan Lee was supposed to feature the lead character fighting crime with his family. [TMZ]

Chris Vance will star in the 'Transporter' TV series. The series, based on the popular film franchise, will air on Cinemax. [Entertainment Weekly]

Attention 'Game of Thrones' fans: If you're an HBO subscriber with HBO Go, you can watch episode 7 early! The network will post it online immediately after episode 6 airs on TV this Sunday. [HBO]

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George Otwori

Yeah for Chris Vance I loved his arc on Burn Notice and hope he has vibrant career. Maybe he can give the Transporter series depth its been lacking (no offense jason Statham)

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