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braugher-oquinn-abc.jpgGood news for freshman series “Last Resort” and “666 Park Avenue”: ABC has ordered two more scripts for each show.

While not a full-season pick-up, the order reassures showrunners that they won’t be joining the ranks of early cancelations like “Animal Practice” and “Made in Jersey.”

“Last Resort,” starring the inimitable Andre Braugher as the captain of a renegade nuclear submarine, has averaged

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Fox has nabbed NBC’s spinning chairs!

After The Voice swiped some of American Idol‘s ratings thunder this season, Fox is now returning the favor, launching a new show called … The Choice.

In an announcement that seems like a brilliant April Fools’ Joke (but, we’re assured, is not), Fox’s new summer series will feature — like The Voice — contestants in… Continue reading Fox orders ‘The Voice’-like celeb dating show ‘The Choice’

It’s like Deal or No Deal crossed with your own holiday party game.

NBC has ordered a new game show from Howie Mandel based on a popular gift-swapping tradition.

In Howie Mandel’s White Elephant, six contestants will select one package from an assortment of wrapped gifts containing millions of dollars in prizes. Using strategy, luck, and good guessing, contestants will decide whether or not to steal prizes that have been… Continue reading NBC orders new Howie Mandel game show: ‘White Elephant’

AMC orders second round of ‘Hell on Wheels’

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The fresh western is working: AMC has given a second season order to Hell on Wheels, its post-Civil War drama.

The freshman series premiered to 4.4 million viewers on Nov. 6. Granted, the show had an even bigger lead-in from The Walking Dead (6.3 million), but hey — every little bit helps. That was the first time AMC has been able to use… Continue reading AMC orders second round of ‘Hell on Wheels’

In a move I certainly didn’t see coming at the beginning of the fall season (the show was one of my Dead Pool entries), NBC has ordered a full season of Grimm, according to Entertainment Weekly. With a full 22-episode order, it’s the network’s only new hour-long drama to receive a full-season pickup.

NBC will also try out the show on Thursday, December 8 in the 10pm slot in an attempt… Continue reading NBC Orders a Full Season of Grimm