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The CW Developing The Illusionist As a TV Adaptation

Edward Norton

The CW is conjuring up a TV adaptation of The Illusionist, the 2006 film starring Ed Norton, Paul Giamatti and Jessica Biel.

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CW's Jane the Virgin Is a Whimsical Fairy Tale — with a Telenovela Twist

Gina Rodriguez

Jane the Virgin stars newcomer Gina Rodriguez as Jane, an ambitious 23-year-old whose grandmother convinced her at an early age that women must protect their virginity at all costs. But when she gets pregnant after she is accidentally inseminated (what? it could happen!), she is extremely conflicted about whether to carry the child of a man (Justin Baldoni) whose battle with cancer has left him infertile.

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NBC Developing Beatles Event Series

The Beatles

NBC is in the early stages of developing a Beatlesevent series, Deadline reports.

The eight-part series will be written by Michael Hirst, the creator of The Tudors and Vikings, who will executive produce with Ben Silverman and Teri Weinberg.

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TV Land Bringing Back Candid Camera

Alan Funt

TV Land is rebooting Candid Camera, the hidden-camera series that pioneered the format, paving the way for contemporary hidden-camera shows like MTV's Punk'd and Lifetime's Betty White's Off Their Rockers.

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The CW Orders Drama Pilots From Sleepy Hollow and Veronica Mars Creators

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The CW has given pilot orders to dramas Identity, from Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, Jane the Virgin, from Jennie Snyder Urman, and iZombie from Rob Thomas, TVGuide.com has learned.

In Identity, when a young woman... read more

NBC To Adapt Venezuelan Telenovela The Black Widow

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NBC is adapting the popular Venezuelan telenovela The Black Widow for American audiences. Sri Rao (General Hospital: Night Shift) will write the script. The Black Widow is based on Venezuela's telenovela La Viuda Joven, which premiered in 2011 and aired 142 episodes around the world.

Electus is producing. The Black Widow is one of three telenovelas that Electus is developing for NBC, with an eye toward one of them airing as a 13-episode series, with multiple episodes running each week, much like an actual telenovela.

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Netflix Picks Up Marco Polo From Starz

Netflix

Netflix has acquired the rights to Marco Polo, the upcoming 13th century-set series about the legendary adventurer. The drama, from the Weinstein Company and Electus, had previously been set up at Starz.

Starz first announced Marco Polo at the January 2012 Television Critics Association press tour, but the project... read more

The Office Closes Its Doors: The Show Breaks the Fourth Wall and Shuts Down Dunder Mifflin

The Office

In the fourth and final part of our goodbye to NBC's The Office (which airs its finale Thursday at 9/8c), the cast and producers talk about the decision to end the series after nine seasons, the return of original showrunner Greg Daniels, breaking down the fourth wall with the documentary crew and the show's legacy.

TVGuide.com spoke to stars Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute), Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly-Halpert), Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin), Oscar Nunez (Oscar Martinez), Kate Flannery (Meredith Palmer), Ellie Kemper (Erin Hannon), Jake Lacy (Pete Campbell), producer and director Ken Kwapis, and executive producers Greg Daniels, Ben Silverman and Mike Schur about The Office's long, strange trip from British underground hit to America's favorite workplace. This is the fourth in a four-part series... read more

The Office Closes Its Doors: The Cast Spills on Spin-Offs, Steve Carell's Exit and Season 8

Steve Carell

In the third part of our goodbye to The Office, the cast and producers open up about the tough loss of the World's Best Boss Michael Scott, aka series star Steve Carell. After rising from network underdog to Best Comedy Series Emmy winner in Season 2, The Office solidified its status as one of the top comedies on TV. In 2007, NBC moved the series to its prized Thursday-at-9 timeslot. The following year, the network hand-picked The Office to air immediately following Super Bowl XLIII. However, the show was about to face a huge blow... read more

The Office Closes Its Doors: The Cast Talks Lucky Breaks and the "Endless" Jim and Pam Debate

John Krasinski and Jenna Fischer

In the second part of our goodbye to NBC's The Office (which airs its finale Thursday at 9/8c), the cast and producers discuss the show's impressive reversal of fortunes in Season 2. In just 22 episodes, the comedy went from NBC's almost canceled list to certified hit thanks to Steve Carell's newfound movie stardom, a little program called iTunes and the evolution of one of TV's most beloved romances, Jim and Pam.

TVGuide.com spoke to stars Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute), Jenna Fischer (Pam Beesly-Halpert), Angela Kinsey (Angela Martin), Oscar Nunez (Oscar Martinez), Kate Flannery (Meredith Palmer), Ellie Kemper (Erin Hannon), Jake Lacy (Pete Campbell), producer and... read more

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