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becki-newton-weird-loners-gi.jpgFOX’s comedy pilot “Weird Loners” has one of the standout titles of this development season, and its cast is shaping up to be pretty strong as well.

Becki Newton has signed on to play one of the title characters in the pilot, which comes from writer Michael Weithorn (creator of “The King of Queens”) and director Jake Kasdan (“New Girl,”

archer-olympics-hiatus.jpgNews and notes from all over TV:

– FX is putting a few of its shows on a brief hiatus during the Winter Olympics. “Archer” and “Chozen” will be off for the next two weeks and return Monday, Feb. 24. “Justified” will air Tuesday (Feb. 11) as scheduled

CBS is giving Happy Endings creator David Caspe his second pilot order of the season: The network has issued a thumbs-up to Cuz-Bros, a comedy that he created with fellow Happy producer Erik Sommers. The multi-camera pilot, which will be written and executive produced by the pair, chronicles the exploits of a successful lady killer whose perfect life is thrown out of whack when his “mess of a cousin”… Continue reading CBS orders comedy pilot from ‘Happy Endings’ creator David Caspe

CBS has ordered a drama pilot about “the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.”

So naturally one immediately thinks of … Madeline Albright, right?

The order comes after NBC planned a Hillary Clinton miniseries and CNN ordered a Hillary Clinton documentary series and both projects died in development after facing strong protest… Continue reading CBS orders pilot about a female Secretary of State — surely based on nobody in particular

Central City has just added two new residents.

EW has confirmed that Rick Cosnett, best known for playing Dr. Wes Maxfield on The Vampire Diaries, and Danielle Panabaker, who was last seen on USA’s Necessary Roughness, have been cast in the CW’s Flash pilot.

Cosnett will play Eddie Thawne, a star detective who recently transferred to Central City and harbors a dark secret. And Panabaker will play bioengineer Caitlin Snow, who… Continue reading CW’s ‘Flash’ pilot adds ‘Vampire Diaries,’ ‘Necessary Roughness’ alums