THE MAIN COURSE

… FX has announced three midseason premiere dates: Justified, one of the most underrated shows on television (seriously, watch it), returns January 17 at 10pm. Animated comedy Archer, one of the most underrated shows on television (seriously, watch it) comes back January 19 at 10pm. Finally, new animated comedy Unsupervised, touted as being from some writers from It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, will debut after Archer. [FX, via press release]

… Take this lightly, but Flight of the Conchords may return as a movie. Bret McKenzie, half of the titular duo, told totalfilm.com “We’re gonna try and do a movie. We just need a story.” Silly joke or rock-solid promise? Probably a joke, but we’re missing “Business Time” so much that we’ll hold him to his words. [Totalfilm.com]

… Everyone’s been wondering what Regis Philbin will do next now that he’s left his seat indentation at LIVE! with Regis and Kelly. Word is he’s thinking of bringing yet another talent show to primetime, which is more proof that Regis needs to retire from television and take up Bridge or computer Solitaire for the rest of his days. [NY Post]

… ABC and NBC have each purchased a new comedy for their development slates. ABC bought The Cult of Mac, about a man who “casts back into his 1987 Chicago childhood with his iconoclast/crazy dad Mac for inspiration in parenting his progressive, modern San Francisco family,” whatever that means. NBC is going with Four Play, about four people raising an adopted child. It was written by actress Liz Vassey. [Deadline Hollywood]

… Tommy Lee’s Culture Shock with Tommy Lee, which would see the rocker travel around the world and participate in unusual foreign customs, is apparently dead at Syfy before it ever aired. A few days late, but another thing to be thankful for. [NY Post]

… ABC’s The Revolution, a daytime talk show that offers tips on enhancing your life, will debut on January 16 in the slot that Once Life to Live once occupied. [Deadline Hollywood]

APPETIZERS

… Louis C.K. is returning to Parks and Recreation as Leslie’s ex-boyfriend, because Louis C.K. is awesome. [TV Line]

… But that’s not all: Kathryn Hahn, recently of Free Agents, will recur on Parks and Recreation as the campaign manager of Leslie’s opponent. Kathryn Hahn is also awesome. [Deadline Hollywood]

The X Factor may swap judges overseas. Simon Cowell is talking about exporting U.S. judge Nicole Scherzinger to the British version, and importing former Destiny’s Child and current U.K. judge Kelly Rowland to take her place. Sure, whatever. [NY Post]

DESSERT

… Someone is making actual Dunder-Mifflin-branded (the fictional company from NBC’s The Office) copy paper. Because that’s what the world needs. [Wall Street Journal]


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