'Uncle Buck' is getting a 2nd TV remake
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'Uncle Buck' is getting a 2nd TV remake

“Uncle Buck” is getting a 2nd TV remake
ABC is the latest network to rehash a film from the ‘80s with a new multicamera sitcom take on the 1989 John Hughes film starring John Candy. “Uncle Buck” first became a sitcom on CBS in the 1990-91 season with Kevin Meaney in the title role.

Scarlett Johansson to star in a limited TV series
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Scarlett Johansson to star in a limited TV series

NBC’s 'Say Anything' TV series has been killed following Cameron Crowe’s strong objection

Scarlett Johansson to star in a limited TV series
The big-time movie star has signed on for an eight-episode Sony TV series based on one of Pulitzer-winner Edith Wharton’s books. The project is expected to land on premium cable. Johansson will also executive produce the adaptation of Wharton’s 1913 novel "The Custom Of The Country.” She’ll play the character of Undine Spragg, a character who rises through New York’s high society.


NBC’s “Say Anything” TV series has been killed following Cameron Crowe’s strong objections
Crowe was ticked off that the project was put together without his knowledge or input.


“7th Heaven” reruns removed from UP TV in wake of Stephen Collins molestation scandal
As a top family-friendly network, we are deeply concerned for the families that are potentially affected by these disturbing allegations surrounding actor Stephen Collins,” the president and CEO of UP said in a statement. PLUS: LAPD investigated Collins in 2012 for molestation, will now reopen the investigation, a woman claims Collins molested her when she was 10, and Collins' "7th Heaven" wife Catherine Hicks never saw any signs.


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FX orders an 'American Horror Story' companion series — 'American Crime Story' will revisit the O.J. Simpson trial
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FX orders an 'American Horror Story' companion series — 'American Crime Story' will revisit the O.J. Simpson trial

FX orders an “American Horror Story” companion series — “American Crime Story” will revisit the O.J. Simpson trial
Ryan Murphy’s newest series will focus on a real-life crime story each season over the course of 10 episodes, starting with 'The People v. O.J. Simpson.” Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s best-selling book, the "American Crime Story" will look at the 1995 Simpson trial from the perspective of the lawyers.

'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' gets Sandra Bernhard and Stephen Root to play parents
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'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' gets Sandra Bernhard and Stephen Root to play parents

John Cusack also tweeted his disgust with NBC’s 'Say Anything' TV series

“Brooklyn Nine-Nine” gets Sandra Bernhard and Stephen Root to play parents
Bernhard will play Gina’s “eccentric” mom, while Root will guest as Boyle’s “very New York Italian” father.


John Cusack also tweeted his disgust with NBC’s “Say Anything” TV series
"No end to the exploitation of other people's sincere efforts in shameless slime,” he tweeted. PLUS: NBC has had an “extreme reliance” on remakes and adaptations.


IFC renews David Cross’ “The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret”
The London-set comedy will pick up in Season 3 where Season 2 left off.


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AMC renews 'The Walking Dead' for Season 6
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AMC renews 'The Walking Dead' for Season 6

AMC renews 'The Walking Dead' for Season 6
The pickup comes days before the Season 5 premiere, with the zombie drama the No. 1 show in the 18-49 demo across all of TV for the past two seasons.

Cameron Crowe: I intend to stop NBC’s 'Say Anything' TV series
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Cameron Crowe: I intend to stop NBC’s 'Say Anything' TV series

Report: NYPD investigating '7th Heaven' dad Stephen Collins after he confesses to child molestation

Cameron Crowe: I intend to stop NBC’s “Say Anything” TV series
The filmmaker tweeted his displeasure over the news of a follow-up to his iconic 1989 film. In fact, according to Deadline, he wasn’t even given a heads up. “Regarding the announcement of a “Say Anything” tv show… @JohnCusack, @IoneSkye1 and I have no involvement… except in trying to stop it,” he wrote. Deadline says "there was an effort on part of 20th TV to reach out to Crowe but a miscommunication with his executives led to the disconnect."


Report: NYPD investigating “7th Heaven” dad Stephen Collins after he confesses to child molestation
TMZ reports that Collins’ estranged wife, who he’s in the middle of a divorce fight with, secretly taped his confession during a therapy session. According to TMZ, Collins "revealed to her in 2012 he had molested and/or exposed himself to several underage girls years before. Collins and Grant went to a therapist where she peppered him with questions about the incidents ... and he not only answered, he was specific."


Jimmy Fallon unveils an “Ew!” music video with will.i.am
Watch them transform into teenage girls for the “Ew” official music video.


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Teresa Giudice: I didn’t understand I would go to prison under a plea deal
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Teresa Giudice: I didn’t understand I would go to prison under a plea deal

TNT orders '1906,' based on the Great San Francisco Earthquake

Teresa Giudice: I didn’t understand I would go to prison under a plea deal
"I didn't fully understand it,” she said in her “Watch What Happens Live” interview, adding that her lawyer didn’t tell her what a plea deal would entail. She also described to Andy Cohen her sentencing: "My nerves were pulling. At one point, I couldn't even move my fingers. They were like stuck. I couldn't open my hands… see they're a little shaky. My nerves were shot. I've had sleepless nights.” PLUS: Bravo reportedly offering Bethenny Frankel $1M to return to “Real Housewives."


TNT orders “1906,” an event series based on the Great San Francisco Earthquake
The four-hour event series is described as “an account of San Francisco before during and after the 1906 Earthquake and fires and the incredible graft and corruption that it exposed. Mother nature caused the earthquake, but human nature caused the disaster."


“Twin Peaks” on Showtime: More David Lynch will be a TV treat
“Sure,” says Jeff Jensen, "I would prefer a wholly original series or film—but I will take him in any form, be it home movie experiment or franchise revival. This is a filmmaker utterly inspired in his choices (staging, framing, lighting, sound, editing) and committed to finding the most unique and resonant form a scene or narrative can take, a filmmaker whose work is so wonderfully, weirdly, idiosyncratically, defiantly, infuriatingly personal. And watching him do all that while working within the confines of the episodic TV—within the confines of an established storytelling world—is quite appealing to me. Not to mention that Lynch’s work is often helped, rather than hindered, by colliding and clashing with format, genre, and a medium’s conventions.” PLUS: 14 burning questions that must be addressed, 5 other times “Twin Peaks” was brought back, can Lynch stay weird?, and how “Twin Peaks” helped carve out today’s prestige-TV landscape.


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NBC orders 'Say Anything…,' a TV rom-com follow-up to the movie
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NBC orders 'Say Anything…,' a TV rom-com follow-up to the movie

NBC orders 'Say Anything…,' a TV rom-com follow-up to the movie
The 1989 Cameron Crowe Gen X film will be remade as a “follow-up series” for Generation Y. According to Deadline, "The 'Say Anything' series picks up ten years later. Lloyd (Dobler) has long since been dumped by Diane (Court) and life hasn’t exactly turned out like he thought. But when Diane surprisingly returns home, Lloyd is inspired to 'dare to be great' once again, get Diane back and reboot his life."

Kyle MacLachlan hints he’ll return to 'Twin Peaks'
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Kyle MacLachlan hints he’ll return to 'Twin Peaks'

Bravo denies paying $325,000 to interview the Giudices

Kyle MacLachlan hints he’ll return to “Twin Peaks”
MacLachlan tweeted this afternoon: "Better fire up that percolator and find my black suit :-) #Twinpeaks” PLUS: Mark Frost wanted to revisit the series after remembering that Laura Palmer said, “I’ll see you again in 25 years.”


Bravo denies paying $325,000 to interview the Giudices
According to TMZ, tonight’s “Watch What Happens Live” interview is the result of Bravo offering to pay $275,000 to Teresa and $50,000 for Joe. But the cable network says the report isn’t accurate.

Jennifer Lopez’s NBC detective pilot will be directed by Barry Levinson
The Oscar-winning director will helm “Shades of Blue,” the Ryan Seacrest-produced drama pilot that has J.Lo playing a single mom who is recruited to work undercover for the FBI’s anti-corruption task force.


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'SNL' accused of ripping off its Tina Turner sketch
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'SNL' accused of ripping off its Tina Turner sketch

Sarah Wayne Callies will play Josh Holloway’s wife on USA's 'Colony'

“SNL” accused of ripping off its Tina Turner sketch
A teacher for the L.A.-based comedy troupe that boasts so many “Saturday Night Live” alums and two of its members claim the Tina Turner tribute band sketch featured this past weekend was a direct ripoff. And to prove it, they’ve uploaded their video to YouTube. Meanwhile, an “SNL” source tells The Wrap that the sketch wasn’t ripped off: “It's a common idea, Tina Turner is such an iconic figure. The similarities represent parallel thinking, it's an example of great minds thinking alike.”


Don’t be pessimistic about “Twin Peaks” returning!
The knee-jerk reaction to today’s news is to point out how terrible “Twin Peaks” became. But as James Poniewozik says, it’s okay to be excited: "I have no idea, of course, what the new Twin Peaks will be like. It will be good, or it will be bad. But I beg you: let yourself get excited. Be happy about a thing without needing to coat it in prophylactic pessimism. Don’t give in to the defensive reflex to pre-disappoint yourself. Don’t be afraid of seeming like a sucker.” PLUS: It won't be the same unless Kyle MacLachlan returns.


Sarah Wayne Callies will play Josh Holloway’s wife on USA's “Colony”
The “Prison Break” and “The Walking Dead” alum is joining the sci-fi drama from “Lost’s” Carlton Cuse.


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