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Steve Buscemi and Stanley Tucci Team Up on Two New Shows

by Scott Harris, posted Oct 21st 2009 11:40AM
Stanley Tucci and Steve Buscemi The world of animation is about to get a little more dangerous: Mr. Pink is coming to town. Steve Buscemi, who is best known for such intense indie film roles as Mr. Pink in 'Resevoir Dogs', has signed on to provide one of the voices in the upcoming TBS animated comedy 'Good and Evel.'

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the series will also star Stanley Tucci and follow the lives of two brothers reconnecting after very different upbringings. The two actors head up Olive Productions, which is developing the concept by 'The Colbert Report' writer Glenn Eichler.

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New Fox Shows in Development: 'Rehab,' 'Daylight Robbery' & More

by Scott Harris, posted Oct 20th 2009 4:30PM
Lie to Me on FoxIn the crowded and competitive world of television, creating a strong and recognizable brand is more important than ever. And according to reports, Fox is preparing to solidify their hold on the type of characters they are best known for: addicts, thieves, polygamists and liars.

Leading the slate of shows currently in development at Fox is 'Rehab', a comedy that follows the adventures of a man who fakes an addiction in order to pursue a relationship with an old flame who currently is in rehab.

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Wilmer Valderrama to Play 'Dog Whisperer' Cesar Millan

by Scott Harris, posted Oct 19th 2009 4:00PM
Wilmer Valderrama Since 'That 70's Show' went off the air, Wilmer Valderrama has been better known for his tabloid exploits than for his acting. Now it's time to find out if his bite can still live up to his bark in a new sitcom based on 'Dog Whisperer.'

According to Variety, Valderrama has been tapped by Fox to star in a new sitcom based on the National Geographic Channel series, which follows the adventures of canine guru Cesar Millan.

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William H. Macy in 'Shameless,' Ving Rhames in 'Gravity' & More Casting News

by Scott Harris, posted Oct 15th 2009 3:55PM
William H Macy With cancellations, renewals and new lineups, fall is traditionally dominated by network television. But this season some of the biggest news has instead come from cable and today is no exception, as Showtime has announced that award winning actor William H. Macy has been tapped to star in their new drama 'Shameless.'

Plus: Ving Rhames, Bravo's 'Work Out' spin-off and more ...

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The CW Unveils New Shows Slate

by Scott Harris, posted Oct 15th 2009 2:15PM
One Tree Hill on The CW The CW has announced details of their slate of new shows currently in development and according to The Hollywood Reporter, everything old is new again as the network has tapped the creators behind such proven hits as 'The L Word', 'Veronica Mars' and 'One Tree Hill' to helm a lineup featuring dancers, spies and teens in space.

For the music drama 'Nashville', 'One Tree Hill' producer Mark Schwahn is teaming with country music star Brad Paisley, who will write music for and appear as himself in the series, which follows the lives of up-and-coming country singers and songwriters.

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Is NBC looking for its own Lost?

by Joel Keller, posted Sep 5th 2006 12:05PM
NBC logoLet the copycatting begin!

Actually, I'm surprised that, two years into the Lost phenomenon, there isn't a "mysterious deserted island" show on all four networks, the CW, MyNetwork, the FoodTV, and the Hot Network. It was quite a blissful time for TV viewers. But that blisfulness is about to be shattered; as NBC is developing a show called Isla Du Sol, about a Brazilian woman who travels to a mysterious island to satisfy her aunt's dying wish. There she finds things out about her past that she had never known before.

I'm sure there will be flashbacks, hidden and not-so-hidden clues, and lots and lots of thick vegetation. But I'm sure it'll be quality; it's created by Tom Wheeler, who is writing an updated version of The A-Team for the CW. Oh, never mind.

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