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  1. tv
    HBO Renews Eastbound and Down, Bored to DeathBoth comedies will get the go-ahead for a third season.
  2. the industry
    Industry: Darren Aronofsky Plans a Robocop-esque FeaturePlus: Matthew Broderick and Casey Afflect join ‘Tower Heist.’
  3. tv
    Is CBS Going to Cancel Medium?Apparently, the ratings champion is not completely invincible.
  4. books
    The New York Public Library Acquires Maya Angelou ArchiveIt includes letters from James Baldwin and Malcolm X.
  5. feuds
    Peter Jackson Continues His Labor Flame WarThe Hobbit director kicks off the New Zealand morning by saying his labor opponents put “a gun to our head.”
  6. the industry
    Mark Wahlberg to Star in Seth MacFarlane’s ‘Ted’Plus: Ang Lee finds an unknown to headline ‘Life of Pi.’
  7. movies
    Francis Ford Coppola Making Val Kilmer ThrillerNo, it’s not a sequel to ‘The Doors’ where Jim Morrison comes back from the dead.
  8. obits
    Fiddler on the Roof Playwright Joseph Stein Dies at 98Sunrise, sunset.
  9. the future is coming
    Comcast Launches New Streaming SiteThere are 150,000 free videos available to subscribers, and the message to Hulu and Netflix is clear.
  10. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Banderas to Direct SoloPlus: The voice of ‘Family Guy”s Lois gets a two-series deal with Fox.
  11. satisfaction
    Keith Richards Says Mick Jagger Has a ‘Tiny Todger’And that’s one of the nicer things he says in his autobiography!
  12. a toast to the douchebags
    Behold, Kanye West’s 2,073-Second Music Video!For those counting in MTV hours, that’s about two and a half “Thrillers.”
  13. the industry
    Industry: Jack The Giant Killer Gets The Green LightPlus: ‘Total Recall’ remake looks for a leading man.
  14. legal
    Concert Promoter Sues T.I. for No-ShowThe rapper missed a prison-release party because he was still under home confinement.
  15. the hobbit
    Peter Jackson Announces Hobbit CastIt’s a nice distraction from that nasty battle he’s having with a New Zealand union.
  16. the industry
    Is Warner Bros. Closed for the Rest of the Year?Agents tell Deadline that the studio isn’t taking any new pitches until 2011.
  17. the industry
    50 Cent, John Lithgow, Meg Ryan get ready for SaintsPlus: ‘Hellraiser’ returns!
  18. the industry
    Netflix’s Big SummerIt added almost 2 million new subscribers in the period from June to September.
  19. movies
    M. Night Shyamalan’s Next Big Project Will Star Jaden SmithIt’s a sci-fi movie called ‘One Thousand A. E.’
  20. obits
    Penthouse founder Bob Guccione Dies at 79The ‘Penthouse’ founder had been suffering from lung cancer.
  21. the industry
    Roundup: Malcolm Gladwell, Mark Wahlberg Sell Spy Drama To HBOPlus: Sandra Bullock re-ups with the director of The Proposal
  22. tv
    The Glee Knockoff We’ve All Been ExpectingIt’s called ‘Acting Out,’ it will be about a summer camp, and CW is developing it.
  23. broadway
    The Osmonds Are Coming!Donnie and Marie will premiere Donny & Marie-A Broadway Christmas this December.
  24. the great gatsby
    Will Rebecca Hall Play Daisy Buchanan?Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, and Hall read Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Gatsby’ script for Sony.
  25. elton john
    Elton John Calls TV ‘Boring, Arse-Paralysingly Brain Crippling’It’s why he won’t judge ‘American Idol.’
  26. demetri martin
    Demetri Martin signs deal for show on CBSThe deadpan comic will write, produce, and star in his own show on CBS.
  27. movies
    Adrien Brody Tries to Strangle Italian Horror Film in WombHe sues to stop the release of ‘Giallo’ because he says the producers ripped him off.
  28. the industry
    Aronofsky to Direct Wolverine 2Plus: Johnny Galecki joins Justin Timberlake on ‘I’m.Mortal.’
  29. the industry
    The Weinsteins Find a New Head of ProductionDonna Gigliotti, a Miramax vet who produced ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ is the studio’s new head of production.
  30. movies
    Sigourney Weaver, Dead or AliveHer character died in Avatar, but she’s coming back for the sequel.
  31. the industry
    Amy Adams, Rashida Jones Joining Muppet Movie?Plus: Robert De Niro and Sigourney Weaver will star in Rodrigo Cortes’s follow-up to ‘Buried.’
  32. music
    Prince Whips Out Gold-Plated Guitar, Announces New Tour“Bring foot spray because it’s going to be funky,” he said. “No two shows will be the same.”
  33. the incredible hulk
    The Incredible Hulk Series in Early Stages at ABCThe network reaps the benefits of Disney’s Marvel takeover and is now in the search for someone to write the show.
  34. controversy
    Vince Vaughn Breaks His Silence on the Dilemma DilemmaHe seems to imply that complaints about his use of a gay joke in a movie trailer are dividers, not uniters.
  35. the industry
    Industry: Neil Patrick Harris Takes Over for David O. RussellNeil Patrick Harris will step into the shoes of David O. Russell and make his directorial debut.
  36. the jump-off
    T.I. Convinces Suicidal Man to Step Away From the Ledge“I told him it ain’t that bad. It’ll get better, to put the time and effort into making it better.”
  37. oscars
    The 2012 Oscars Will Not Come EarlyThe Acadamy votes down a plan to move up the date of the awards ceremony.
  38. live from d.c.
    Comedy Central Will Broadcast the Stewart/Colbert Rallies LiveComedy Central will broadcast the Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert marches on live television.
  39. health
    At Least Six More Porn Studios Shut Down ProductionNews of an HIV-infected male performer has paralyzed the industry.
  40. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Muppet Baby Murder Mystery“When the puppet cast of 1980s children’s TV show ‘The Happytime Gang’ begins to get murdered one by one, a disgraced LAPD detective-turned-private eye puppet … “
  41. health
    Porn Star Tests Positive for HIVThe top two adult studios in the San Fernando Valley responded to the news by immediately shutting down production.
  42. rookies
    Robert De Niro and Richard Price Sell Crime Drama to CBSNo word yet on whether it will be gritty, critically acclaimed, and attract one-third the audience of ‘N.C.I.S.’
  43. dancing with the stars
    Dancing With the Stars No Longer Has a ‘Situation’The ‘Jersey Shore’ star was eliminated tonight, even after changing his haircut.
  44. the industry
    Industry: Chelsea Handler Gets a New Backstage ShowThe host of Chelsea Lately gets an extra half-hour.
  45. splits
    David Arquette and Courteney Cox SeparatedShe gets Cougar Town, he gets to keep his World Championship Wrestling Heavyweight Championship.
  46. the industry
    Ukrainian-Born Billionaire Industrialist Bails Out The Weinstein BrothersLeonard Blavatnik, the man with the $150 million apartment, has decided to bankroll some indie flicks.
  47. outlaw
    Outlaw Bites The DustNBC officially cancels the struggling legal drama. Get ready for Jimmy Smits cameos on a drama near you!
  48. movies
    Secretariat Limps, and Disney’s Rookie Marketing Chief Spins Into Action“We got more internet buzz than a whole lot of movies. But in the heartland people are older.”
  49. the industry
    Industry Roundup: Family Ties20th Century Fox locks down the minds behind “Modern Family”; Anil Kapoor joins the cast of the new Mission:Impossible.
  50. the simpsons
    Banksy Tags ‘The Simpsons’The British graffiti artist takes control of the classic opening sequence. He adds some spray-paint, and an extra minute.
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