NBC picks up action drama “Odyssey” starring Anna Friel and Peter Facinelli
Treat Williams, “Lost’s” Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje and “The Wire’s” Jim True-Frost also star in the “Traffic”-like series about a female soldier, a corporate lawyer and a political activist whose lives collide.

Fox expands “Mulaney” to 16 episodes
The Lorne Michaels-produced comedy starring former “SNL” writer John Mulaney, current “SNL” cast member Nasim Pedrad and comedy veterans Martin Short and Elliott Gould was originally picked up for six episodes.

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