Ellen Pompeo of "Grey's Anatomy" (Photo: ABC)

Fall TV Preview: Shonda Rhimes Teases Fate of ‘Grey’s’ Character, ‘Scandal’ Twists

Both “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Scandal” ended their seasons with huge cliffhangers. Showrunner Shonda Rhimes is responsible for both jawdropping moments. The queen of Thursday night is notoriously anti-spoiler, but she was willing to share a few tidbits about the upcoming seasons of her two hit shows.

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Justin Chatwin of Showtime's "Shameless" (Photo: Angela Weiss/Getty Images)

Justin Chatwin Not Returning to ‘Shameless’

“Shameless” is down a conman. Justin Chatwin will not be returning to Showtime’s “Shameless” next season. Series producer John Wells made the announcement at “Shameless’s” TV Academy Emmy Panel Tuesday night in Los Angeles. A Showtime rep has since confirmed that Chatwin will no longer be a series regular, but added that he could make […]

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Julianne Moore in Talks to Star in HBO’s ‘Dope’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – The people who brought James M. Cain’s “Mildred Pierce” to the small screen for HBO are preparing to to do the same with another literary work. “Mildred Pierce” producer and director Todd Haynes is reuniting with the miniseries’ executive producers, John Wells and Christine Vachon, to adapt Sara […]

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Lucy Liu To Guest Star On TNT’s ‘Southland’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Charlie’s Angels” star Lucy Liu has joined the fourth season of TNT’s police drama “Southland” as a guest star, TNT announced on Monday. Liu will appear throughout the upcoming season — which premieres in January — as a member of the Los Angeles Police Department. Liu, who starred […]

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Macy, Rossum Starring in Showtime’s ‘Shameless’

LOS ANGELES The long-running British TV drama ‘Shameless‘ is being adapted for Showtime with William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum leading the cast. The premium cable channel said Thursday it’s ordered 12 episodes of the series about a Chicago blue-collar family. The executive producers are the drama’s original creator, Paul Abbott, and John Wells, whose […]

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Can John Wells Turn the Recession into Good TV?

Where Emmy-winning funny man Kelsey Grammer came up ratings-poor, can veteran drama auteur John Wells strike it rich, mining the recession for good TV? Wells, who has brought us such acclaimed fare as ‘ER‘ and ‘The West Wing,’ is now executive-producing a Showtime pilot about a working-class Chicago family waylaid by the recession. In ‘Shameless,’ […]

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