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Marvel Announces Defenders Comic with Netflix Line-Up!

Marvel comics has announced a new volume of The Defenders – written by Brian Michael Bendis and with art by David Marquez.

The ongoing title will feature the line-up we are soon to see on Netflix – Daredevil, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Jessica Jones – but is based on a set-up from the final pages of canceled title, The New Avengers.

‘ We’ve been planning this book for well over a year and we’re so excited to show you what we think the next phase of the gritty marvel streets will have to offer,’ said Bendis.

The Defenders #1 will be in stores in June. Further details follow the break.

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The Defenders: Thank You For Flying Tawnee!

UPFRONT 2010

The Defenders [CBS, Wednesdays, 10/9C] turns out not to be a re-imagining of a 1961 legal series about a couple of lawyers who didn’t always win [which was groundbreaking stuff in 1961]. Instead, it’s a fictionalization of a couple of Vegas lawyers with a reputation for trying anything to win, and partying like it’s 1999 when they’re not actively working.

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TELEVISION: CBS Makes Big Changes for 2010-11!

UPFRONT 2010

The news that CBS, long the most stable of networks for programming, had axed seven shows – including some that were doing well in their timeslots [Ghost Whisperer, Numb3rs, Cold Case] – came as a shock to fans of those shows. Now CBS is presenting a new schedule designed to give their five new fall shows the best possible situations, ratings-wise.

The five new series [three dramas, two comedies] premiering in the fall are: the reboot of Hawaii Five-0, The Defenders, Blue Bloods, $#*! My Dad Says and Mike & Molly. The Criminal Minds Spin-off is a mid-season show. Show descriptions and the full CBS fall schedule follow the jump.

Photo: Mario Perez/CBS (C)2010 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved.

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