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Naomi Campbell Lands Recurring Role On FOX’s Empire!

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Naomi Campbell has been cast in a recurring role on FOX’s Empire – a drama from Lee Daniels and Danny Strong. The series rotates around the family of hip hop mogul Luscious Lyon, the CEO of Empire Entertainment.

Campbell will play Camilla, a hot older woman involved with Lyon’s son Hakeem, the potential heir to the Empire entertainment throne. For further details, follow the jump.

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ABC Family Picks Up Atitches, Network’s First Procedural; Renews Young & Hungry!

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ABC Family has greenlit new sci-fi procedural hybrid Stitches – folloing a young woman who has been recruited into a  covert government agency to be ‘stitched’ into the minds of the recently deceased to use their memories to investigate murders and mysteries that otherwise have gone to the grave with them.

The network also renewed Young & Hungry – about a feisty young woman who has been hired as personal chef to a wealthy young entrepreneur.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Syfy Greenlights Hunters From Gale Anne Hurd!

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Gale Anne Hurd’s previously untitled project at Syfy has been given a thirteen episode order under the title of Hunters.

Based on Whitley Strieber’s best-selling novel Alien Hunter, series follows a Philadelphia cop as he investigates the disappearance of his wife, leading him into the world of a shadowy government unit assigned to hunt a ruthless group of terrorists – who just might not be of this world.

The series is based on Whitley Streiber’s bestselling novel, Alien Hunter. Hunters is scheduled to premiere in 2016. For more, follow the jump,

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Shocking Oscar®-Nominated The Act of Killing Premieres on October 6th!

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The Act of Killing features Indonesian death squad leaders like Anwar Congo (above, center),  dramatizing their acts – from slaughtering whole villages to offering a victim a last cigarette before killing him.

One of the most shocking documentaries ever made, The Act of Killing, will premiere as part of PBS’ POV series on Monday, October 6th (check local listings for times). For futher details follow the jump.

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Benched Slated For October Premiere on USA Network!

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Benched (USA Network, Tuesdays, 10:30/9:30C), USA Network’s new legal comedy will premiere on October 28th.

The half-hour workplace comedy follows Nina Whitley (Eliza Coupe, Happy Endings), a high-powered attorney who went off the rails so spectacularly that now the only place will hire her is the Public Defenders office.

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Hulu Announces Adaptation of Stephen King’s 11/22/63!

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What if you could go back in time and change things – in this case, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy? That’s the premise of Stephen King’s acclaimed novel, 11/22/63 – and Hulu has announced a direct-to-series adaptation of the novel.

The nine-hour event series is from J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions (Cloverfield, Person of Interest, Fringe, Lost), executive producer/writer Bridget Carpenter (The Red Road), Warner Bros. Television, and the author, Stephen King. No premiere date was given. For further details, follow the jump.

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