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Fox just picked up two dramas to series: The Finder, a spin-off of its hit drama Bones starring Geoff Stults, and Alcatraz, the J.J. Abrams mystery featuring Lost co-star Jorge Garcia. Finder has Stults as a former military policeman whose brain damage from two tours in Iraq have given him the ability to locate anything or anyone. The 13-episode  Fox picks up ‘Bones’ spin off ‘The Finder,’ J.J. Abrams ‘Alcatraz’ to series

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Broadcast ratings dropped sharply Thursday night, which wasn’t great for key episodes of NBC’s The Office and Fox’s Bones. The Bones spin-off “backdoor pilot” The Finder (11.1 million, 3.2) was down 9 percent from last week’s regular episode. Yet, since its American Idol lead-in (19.6 million, 5.6) fell 13 percent, one could argue Bones retained  ‘Bones’ spin off ‘The Finder,’ Will Ferrell on ‘The Office’ dip in ratings

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Crazy, right? But it’s true: TV Land is developing a spinoff of the network’s hit comedy Hot in Cleveland that’ll star the comedian as a minister. No, Cedric the Entertainer hasn’t already been on the show: His new character will pop up during this summer’s new episodes. Apparently, Cedric gets involved in the ladies’ latest “humorous adventures.” Here’s  Cedric the Entertainer in … a ‘Hot in Cleveland’ spinoff?!

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Pawn Stars has been a ratings phenomenon for History and the network hopes to replicate its success with its upcoming spinoff American Restoration, which focuses on Rick Dale and his team of junk-to-retrobling experts. Show debuts April 15 at 10 p.m., here’s a spark-filled first look at the cast: First look: History’s ‘Pawn Stars’ spinoff — PHOTO

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It’s been another wild and ratings record-breaking season of MTV’s Jersey Shore. Below co-creator and executive producer SallyAnn Salsano (a Long Islander who spent summer weekends partying at Seaside Heights herself) exclusively spoke to EW to answer our burning questions: What’s coming in tonight’s finale, what we should expect when the gang goes to Italy  ‘Jersey Shore’ scoop! Co creator talks season finale, going to Italy and spin off plans — EXCLUSIVE

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