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NBC ‘s Summer Abounds With Unscripted and Re-Purposed Shows – But Only A Single First-Run Scripted Series!

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NBC released its summer schedule today and surprise! It’s mostly unscripted [reality] shows! The lone scripted programming will be new episodes of the re-tooled Law & Order: Los Angeles. Re-purposed shows are: the final season of Friday Night Lights – fresh from its final season run on DirecTV, and the final season of Law & Order: Criminal Intent – fresh from its run on USA Network. The news unscripted shows are: It’s Worth What? And Love In The Wild. Returning shows include The Voice and America’s Got Talent. Sounds pretty weak to me. Details follow the jump.

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NBC Provides First Look at New Wonder Woman

 

Of all the superheroes, Wonder Woman has yet to make it to either the big screen or the small screen.  A big screen project was in the works for years, never coming to fruition. And now, amid much controversy, NBC has taken the reins to bring Wonder Woman to viewers as a weekly series.  Fans have expressed many doubts along the way including concerns over the possibly-campy, unflattering script, casting of an appropriate actress, and even concerns about the choice of costume.  DC made a decision to change the heroine’s costume in the comics world, from the patriotic swimsuit to a more contemporary and less revealing outfit, as was shown in this Eclipse posting a while back.  The new outfit seems to be a combination of the iconic skimpy one and the newer urban one.   More analysis follows.  Continue reading NBC Provides First Look at New Wonder Woman