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Posted on December 21, 2006 | |
- CBS has commissioned some new pilots. Demons is about an ex-priest who travels around performing exorcisms. Swingtown is about wife-swapping in the 70s. A third pilot stars Janeane Garofalo as the head of a public defender's office.
- Some of the writers of 24 have ghost-written an article on Jack Bauer's behalf at Esquire, explaining some of his life lessons. They should stick to drama.
Posted on December 20, 2006 | |
By the power of Greyskull.
- Newsround has the lowdown on The Runaway Bride, (sorry, Marie) including a pic of the baddie, and a few hints about series three.
- There's a rumour that ABC execs might be willing to pay almost any price to bring Lost back early.
- They've also green-lit a US version of Footballers' Wives. Bryan Singer (exec producer of House and director of Superman Returns, The Usual Suspects and X-Men) of all people might direct the pilot.
- There are a few spoilers on this week's Ask Auriello, but the only really interesting thing is that David Carradine is to guest star on Criminal Minds. I watched last week's: what do people see in it, for heaven's sake?
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Posted on December 19, 2006 | |
The BBC4 Christmas newsletter has arrived in my inbox, highlighting all sorts of goodies.
First up, Charlie Brooker is going to get a Christmas and a New Year special for his Screen Wipe review show. The first is this Thursday, so keep your eyes peeled.
Following the success of last year's Ghost Stories season, there's another mini-season of ghost stories, starting on Thursday. Most of it is repeats from last year's season, but Greg Wise will be appearing in a new adaptation of MR James' Number 13 on Friday.
After gobbling up everyone's memories from their web site, My Science Fiction Life has chosen the weirdest and the whackiest to represent all science-fiction fans everywhere. That'll be airing on the 29th. Looking forward to it?
Finally (well, there's other stuff, too, including seasons on Fanny Craddock and John “England is best and all other races are inferior” Buchan), there's a special edition of The Thick of It. Unsurprisingly, it doesn't feature Chris Langham...