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AMC Renews ‘Hell on Wheels’ for Season 4

BY CYNTHIA LITTLETON After a ratings turnaround in its third season, AMC has given a fourth season pickup to Western drama “Hell on Wheels” from Endemol and Entertainment One. AMC is so encouraged by “Wheels’ ” growth in season three, when it moved to a Saturday berth from Sunday, that it is expanding the order […]

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The CW Hands Full Seasons to ‘Originals,’ ‘Tomorrow People,’ ‘Reign’

By AJ Marechal The CW’s crop of freshman dramas have all received back-nine orders, the network announced today, taking the episode counts for “The Originals,” “Tomorrow People” and “Reign” to 22. “We’re excited about the creative momentum the producers have established for all three of our new series, and now our fans will have the […]

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NBC Offers First Look Promo for ‘Sound of Music’

By AJ Marechal The hills aren’t quite alive yet, but they’re beginning to perk up, as NBC doles out a first look at its “Sound of Music” special. The promo clip for “The Sound of Music Live!” aired during tonight’s episode of “The Voice.” Carrie Underwood is set to star as Maria, and Stephen Moyer […]

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Actress Kim Hamilton Dies at 81

By Carmel Dagan Kim Hamilton, an African American actress who appeared onstage, in films and on television and was the wife of the late actor Werner Klemperer — Col. Klink on “Hogan’s Heroes” — at a time when mixed marriages were uncommon even in Hollywood, died of natural causes in Los Angeles on Sept. 16, […]

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