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ABC Family Heads For The Middle!

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ABC Family will begin running ABC’s long-running comedy series The Middle in a Monday-to-Friday strip on Tuesday, September 17 – following a sixteen-episode marathon on Monday, September 16th, beginning at 11am (10C).

The Middle follows the lives of the members of the Heck family – frazzled mom Frankie, calming dad Mike, oldest son Axl, spectacularly underachieving daughter Sue and gently eccentric youngest son, Brick. The Middle is told from Frankie’s point of view.

Details follow the jump.

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Sundance Channel’s The Red Road To Begin Production August 19!

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Following the success of their critically acclaimed series Rectify, Sundance Channel has announced August 19th as the start for production on The Red Road – a drama starring Martin Henderson as a local cop struggling to keep his family together while policing two very different and extremely fractious communities.

The series also stars Jason Momoa and Julianne Nicholson. The Red Road is being shot in Atlanta. The press release follows the jump.

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TNT Renews Three Summer Shows: Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes and Perception!

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Rizzoli & Isles, Major Crimes and Perception join Falling Skies as the core of TNT’s summer 2014 schedule. All four series have placed in the top ten basic cable dramas.

For Rizzoli & Isles it will going into its fifth season; both Major Crimes and Perception will be in their third seasons. Falling Skies was previously given a fourth season order. For more details, the official press release follows the jump.

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Third Time’s The Charm: The Greatest Event In Television History?

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After two unsuccessful but very funny attempts to produce The Greatest Event In Television History, Adam Scott is hoping that the third time’s the charm.

What’s he going for this time? We’ll find out on Adult Swim on November 7th – at midnight (dun, Dun, DUN!).

In the meantime, check out the press release – with an early-days-of-set-construction pic after the jump. (My money’s on the opening credits for The Simpsons…)

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Syfy’s High Moon Pilot Casts Leads!

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Syfy’s High Moon – based on the novel The Lotus Caves by John Christopher (Tripods) – has cast its male leads, signing Chris Diamantopoulos and Jake Sandvig. The two will play brothers Ian and Marty, respectively, who are diametrically opposed in almost every way – Ian being an investigator for the federal government who is assigned to find out the causes of an explosion on a moon colony, while Marty is a convicted felon serving out his sentence by working as a miner on that same moon colony.

The rub, as it were, is that the explosion reveals a new form of life – and the race is on to discover its powerful secrets.

High Moon is adapted for television by Bryan Fuller (story) and Jim Danger Gray (story and pilot script). For more details, check out the press release following the jump.

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The Norse Gods Return–via New Zealand!

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Syfy has picked up New Zealand’s quirky contemporary fantasy series The Almighty Johnsons for US distribution. The series revolves around the Johnsons – brothers who are descended from the Norse Gods – a fun-loving bunch of guys who are as far from being superheroes as you could possibly imagine. Instead, they’re just these guys who love a good time and a having a few with their mates – but, of course, their lives are more complicated than most because, well, Gods…

The 10-episode first season of The Almighty Johnsons will premiere on Syfy in 2014. The press release follows the jump.

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Paisley & Underwood To Host CMA Awards For Sixth Straight Year!

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Some people understand the concept of ‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.’ Like the producers of the annual CMA Awards, who have announced that Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will host the Awards for the sixth straight year on ABC Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 8/7C.

The ABC/CMA press release follows the jump.

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Torchwood: Miracle Day Comes To BBC America!

 

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Friday the 13th will be a lucky day for Torchwood fans!

Torchwood: Miracle Day is coming to BBC America – along with Season Two and Torchwood: Children of Earth. Torchwood Season Two and torchwood: Children of Earth will run in a marathon on Friday, September 13th to lead in to Miracle Day’s premiere on Saturday, September 14th at 9/8C. Details follow the jump.

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Teeen Choice 2013: Twilight’s Last Big Night Overshadowed By Glee’s Monteith!

TEEN CHOICE 2013: GLEE cast member Lea Michele at the TEEN CHOICE 2013, airing LIVE Sunday, Aug. 11 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX at Gibson Amphitheater, Universal City, CA.  CR: Ray Mickshaw/FOX

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Sawn, Pt. 2 may have have led this year’s Teen choice Awards with seven wins, but the night belonged to the Glee kids and Cory Monteith – Lea Michele dedicated her award for Choice TV Actress: Comedy to her late boyfriend and co-star.

“I just wanted to be here today to personally thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much all of your love and support has meant to me over these past very difficult few weeks,” Michele said.

“I wanted to dedicate this award to Cory for all of you out there who loved and admired Cory as much as I did. I promise that we’re going to get through this together.”

“He was very special to me and also to the world and we were very lucky to witness his incredible talent, his handsome smile and his beautiful, beautiful heart. So whether you knew him personally or just as Finn Hudson, Cory reached out and he became a part of all of our hearts and that is where he will stay forever.”

For a complete list of winners, follow the jump.

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Being Human Series Finale: $#!+’s Getting Real!

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Alex was stuck in a box with a skull; Hal was in a bar locking the customers and staff in with him, and Tom was stocking up on weapons to kill a vampire. Things looked pretty grim heading to the series finale of the original Being Human (BBC America, Tonight, 10/9C) but don’t worry, they get worse!

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Declassified Trailer: Homeland, Season 3!

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After the craziness of season two, things are not getting less intense on Homeland. The season three trailer includes all kinds of goodies – lots of gunplay; grand jury testimonies; Carrie in cuffs; Saul apologizing; Brody rocking a Heisenberg look alone in a partly destroyed room, and a lot more. Check it out after the jump.

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