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For most, May means warm weather and flowers blooming but for Melissa McCarthy the month might mean something else: dollar signs!

“Bridesmaids” first hit theaters on May 13 of last year and her upcoming comedy, “Identity Theft,” has just been slapped with a very similar release date.

McCarthy is starring alongside “Arrested Development” star Jason Bateman in the upcoming switcheroo comedy, which will hit theaters on May 10, 2013. Perhaps “Horrible Bosses”… Continue reading Melissa McCarthy 'Identity Theft': Film Gets Similar 'Bridesmaids' Release Date

At least it isn’t “Psycho” “Rear Window.” According to Variety, DreamWorks has begun plans to remake the Alfred Hitchcock classic “Rebecca” with “History of Violence” screenwriter Steven Knight.

Knight — Oscar nominated for writing “Dirty Pretty Things” in 2002, and also responsible for the David Cronenberg film “Eastern Promises” — will apparently go back to the Daphne DuMaurier source novel for his adaptation, and not work directly off Hitchcock’s moody thriller.

The… Continue reading 'Rebecca' Remake: Alfred Hitchcock's Only Oscar Winner Gets Re-Commissioned By DreamWorks

awake premiere date link The Firm demoted to Saturdays on NBC, Awake gets a premiere date“The Firm” is being shown the door on Thursday nights at NBC, and new drama “Awake” will take its place — eventually.

NBC is moving “The Firm,” which has been anything but firm in the ratings, to 9 p.m. ET Saturdays starting Feb. 11. The show has struggled badly on Thursdays, barely breaking the 1.0 mark in adults 18-49 on some nights. Thursday’s (Feb. 2) show… Continue reading 'The Firm' demoted to Saturdays on NBC, 'Awake' gets a premiere date

This is odd, yet fitting. Bryan Fuller’s Munsters reboot is getting a name change.

The new title? Mockingbird Lane (the street the monster family lives on).

The current NBC pilot already shifts the concept from it’s wacky half-hour sitcom roots to an hour-long drama-ish show. So if you’re going for a tonal and branding change, you might as well go full tilt and tweak the title too. Mockingbird Lane is… Continue reading NBC’s ‘Munsters’ gets new title, ditches makeup

glee mj ratings TV ratings: Glee gets a boost from Michael Jackson, gives FOX a demo win TuesdayFast National ratings for Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012

A heavily hyped, Michael Jackson-themed episode of “Glee” gave the show its best ratings since early in the season. It also helped “New Girl” grow from its last new episode two weeks ago.

Things were pretty quiet elsewhere — CBS put up a slate of repeats (and still led the night in total viewers), “The Biggest Loser” was… Continue reading TV ratings: 'Glee' gets a boost from Michael Jackson, gives FOX a demo win Tuesday