BBC America Travels Beyond ‘Doctor Who’ for New Hits

By Jill Serjeany LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – If you thought BBC America was all about time-traveling doctors and men behaving badly in cars, get ready to adjust your TV set. The cable network that introduced Americans to colorful British talent like Ricky Gervais, chef Gordon Ramsay and the car series “Top Gear” is making a […]

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‘Law & Order’ Shake-Up: ‘SVU’ Showrunner Quits

After 11 years of presenting the “dedicated detectives” who investigate “especially heinous” offenses, showrunner Neal Baer is set to leave ‘Law & Order: SVU‘ for the competition. Baer signed a three-year development and production deal with CBS Television Studios that takes effect June 1, 2011, Variety reports. Baer will leave ‘SVU’ at the end of […]

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‘The View’ Blasted by GLAAD for Comments on African Americans and HIV

‘The View,’ that daily talk show full of chatty ladies, often makes headlines for some controversial comment, often coming from hosts Sherri Shepherd or Elisabeth Hasselbeck. But for a program often hailed as celebrating diversity, GLAAD isn’t too happy with them, according to E! Online. GLAAD is calling out the ABC show for disseminating incorrect […]

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Two ‘Project Runway’ Spinoffs in the Works

Lifetime is launching two more spinoffs of the ‘Project Runway‘ franchise, Variety reports. The first spinoff will star ‘Runway’ host Heidi Klum and her singer husband Seal, in which the happily married pair counsel marriage couples. The second series will team former contestants Santino Rice and Austin Scarlett, following “the quirky duo as they cross […]

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Do Stop Believin’ Reports of ‘Glee’ on Broadway

After reports surfaced Friday that a major theater production company was working on a ‘Glee‘ musical for Broadway, the show’s rabid fans were understandably titillated. But now Fox is dousing the idea and slamming the company, Music Theater International, for their claims. “We are very careful and deliberate when contemplating brand extensions of our franchises […]

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Bobby Flay’s Looking for ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant’

Watch your back, Olive Garden. TV chef Bobby Flay is on the hunt for ‘America’s Next Great Restaurant,’ joining the crowded kitchen of celebrity chefs with their own prime-time network show. The grill master is ready to ‘Throwdown‘ and have contestants–chefs and entrepreneurs–compete to win a restaurant. The prize: Opening a new restaurant chain in […]

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Report: Fox to End ’24’ After This Season

It looks like Jack Bauer is out of time. In what can’t be considered surprising news–but still a bummer for fans nonetheless–the clock will stop on ‘24,’ according to Variety. After speculation in recent months, the Fox network and 20th Century Fox TV are expected to end the action-packed drama after this eighth season of […]

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