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  1. deals
    Comedy Central Wants a Lot More Roy Wood Jr.Wood has a pilot, stand-up special, and digital series on the way.
  2. deals
    Marti Noxon Signs the Latest Big Deal With NetflixShe’ll create new series for the streaming service.
  3. deals
    Bill Burr and Al Madrigal Sign Production Deal With Comedy CentralIncluding a stand-up series hosted by Burr and three hour-long specials.
  4. the industry
    Comcast Wins Bid to Purchase Sky and Here’s What That MeansDon’t worry, none of this has math in it.
  5. deals
    Netflix Hopes You Liked Safe Because It’s Making a Lot More Harlan Coben StuffYour mom is thrilled.
  6. Just For Laughs Gets Some New Owners, Including Howie MandelJust For Laughs Group, the company behind the annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal as well as international comedy tours, […]
  7. The Duplass Brothers Land a Four-Movie Deal with NetflixJay and Mark Duplass have four movies in the works at Netflix. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the duo has landed a four-picture deal with […]
  8. Disney to Buy Most of 21st Century Fox in Deal Worth $52.4 BillionNow it’s official.
  9. business
    Report: 21st Century Fox Considering Selling Much of the Company to DisneyDisney is reportedly interested in Fox’s movie studio and TV production capabilities, not its networks.
  10. podcasts
    2 Dope Queens Is Getting Some Hopefully Dope HBO SpecialsConsider this the logical apotheosis of a project that largely serves as a showcase for two very talented individuals.
  11. Watch Game of Thrones’ Orgies in High Definition With the Complete Box SetTreat yo’self.
  12. larry wilmore
    Larry Wilmore Is Going Back to Work With ABC“I’m thrilled to return to the Mouse House. I hope my room still looks the same.”
  13. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Say Anything’Do you like Valentine’s Day? If so, do you try to coordinate your DVD purchases with whatever holiday you might be celebrating? If so, maybe […]
  14. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Cougar Town’ Season 3Season 3 of Cougar Town is out on DVD this week, and if you’ve already taken the time to get over that off-putting name, you should probably go […]
  15. Fun Thing to Buy of the Day: ‘Celeste and Jesse Forever’Last summer’s comedy-drama Celeste and Jesse Forever, written by Rashida Jones and Will McCormack and starring Jones and Andy Samberg as the […]
  16. NBC Is Keeping Alec Baldwin Around a Little While LongerAlec Baldwin just signed a new two-year deal with Universal TV that will keep him at NBC a little while after 30 Rock ends its run on January […]
  17. deals
    Gone Girl’s Gillian Flynn Signs Two-Book DealOne of those books will be a YA novel.
  18. deals
    Awkward Black Girl’s Issa Rae Lands ABC SitcomProduced by Shonda Rhimes.
  19. deals
    More Tyler Perry Shows on the HorizonNow on OWN.
  20. deals
    Joel McHale Signs On for More SoupThank God.
  21. deals
    Baz Luhrmann Getting Into the TV BusinessWe’d watch The Gatsby Files.
  22. deals
    Cee Lo Developing a Sitcom for NBCLoosely based on his own life.
  23. deals
    Sitcom Based on Atlantic Article Lands at CBS“All the Single Ladies” is being adapted as a single-camera comedy.
  24. deals
    $4 Million Seems Like a Lot for a Billy Crystal BookAbout aging.
  25. deals
    Vince Vaughn Will Star in China-Set ThrillerThe Risk Agent, based on Ridley Pearson’s book.
  26. deals
    Stewart, Colbert Staying at Comedy CentralFor a few more years at least.
  27. adaptations
    BSG’s Ron Moore Bringing Outlander Books to TVTime travel! Scotland! Romance!
  28. deals
    Australian Stand-Up Jim Jeffries Gets FX SeriesCalled Legit.
  29. it's britney bitch
    Report: Britney Spears Set for X FactorBut can anyone really fill Nicole Scherzinger’s shoes?
  30. deals
    Harry Potter Screenwriter to Direct The Jungle BookSteve Kloves will write and direct a live-action version.
  31. deals
    Fox Plans to Animate Viral Comic Axe CopIt will air in late night.
  32. deals
    Here There Be Monsters Snagging Collet-Serra; Bradley Cooper to Be Offered LeadWe’re talking John Paul Jones, and not the Led Zeppelin kind.
  33. deals
    Paramount Wants Kenneth Branagh to Direct Jack RyanWith an aging franchise and Chris Pine coming off This Means War, the studio is thrilled to get someone with a recent hit to his name.
  34. deals
    X Factor’s Rachel Crow Gets a Nickelodeon ShowYa burnt, Disney Channel.
  35. in development
    Bill Lawrence Sells Single-Camera Comedy to FoxNow he’s only one network away from hitting for the cycle.
  36. sundance 2012
    The Surrogate Among Sundance’s Big AcquisitionsCeleste and Jesse Forever and Beasts of the Southern Wild also sold.
  37. tv
    TNT Wants Frank Darabont’s L.A. Noir PilotIt’s set in the forties and fifties.
  38. movies
    Julia Roberts to Star in Workplace ComedyShe’ll produce the film, star in it, and do the TPS reports.
  39. tv
    David Milch Taking On William Faulkner for HBOAs I Lay Dictating Dialogue.
  40. the biz
    James L. Brooks, Sony Pictures Part WaysOverall deal since 1990 ends.
  41. deals
    Hulu Decides Not to Sell Itself After AllIts owners have “terminated the sale process.”
  42. reboots
    Networks Bring Bewitched and Frankenstein to LifeThe TV nostalgia boom continues.
  43. deals
    Breaking Bad Could Have Two More SeasonsInstead of just one.
  44. deals
    Fox and Hulu Announce Mutually Ridiculous PlanFox shows will all be on eight-day delays, unless you’re a Dish Network subscriber.
  45. deals
    Fox Renews House, Of CourseFor one more season.
  46. deals
    Mad Men Will Be on Netflix Instant in JulySeason five still feels really far away, though.
  47. deals
    Weinstein Company Hands Over 200 Films to Goldman in Debt DealStudio has about $335 million in debt to pay off.
  48. ellen degeneres
    DeGeneres Show to Remain on NBC Stations Through 2014Oprah’s ABC time slot remains vacant.
  49. deals
    Mr. Zucker Goes to WashingtonNBC CEO to kick it with the Senate Judiciary Committee’s anti-trust panel.
  50. deals
    NBCU Worth More Than Anyone ThoughtIt’s because of E!
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