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Jennifer Carpenter Lands Lead Role in ABC Drama Pilot

Jennifer Carpenter has booked her first post-Dexter leading role. The actress has been cast as the star of ABC's drama pilot Sea of FireTVLine reports.

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ABC Orders Pilots for Shondaland Legal Thriller, Murder Mystery From Jenna Bans

ABC has given early pilot orders to How to Get Away With Murder and Sea of Fire, TVGuide.com has learned.

Shondaland project How to Get Away With Murder is a legal thriller about...read more

VIDEO: Grey's Anatomy: Migration

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Grey's Anatomy: Migration
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Aired: 5/10/2012

The residents choose their future positions. watch

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Josie Marcus Stands up for Herself
Abby Surprises David
Olivia Vets Fitz's Jokes
Mellie Pleads for Olivia's Help

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Credits

Year Title Description
2014 The Writers' Room: Scandal
Season 2, Episode 1
Episode, Panelist
2011 Off the Map TV Show Series, Creator
2011 Off the Map TV Show Series, Executive Producer
2006 Desperate Housewives: Remember
Season 2, Episode 23
Episode, Writer
Sea of Fire TV Show Series, Executive Producer

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Scandal Spoiler: Did That Really Just Happen?! Find Out What's Next

[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Thursday's episode of Scandal. Read at your own risk!]

The investigation into who really sent the damaging sex tape to the White House finally came to a head in Thursday night's episode of Scandal... read more

Scandal Flashback: Was Fitz and Olivia's Relationship More Than a Torrid Affair?

Scandal is going back in time!

On Thursday's episode, the ABC drama will flash back to the presidential primary race where future President Fitz (Tony Goldwyn) and Olivia (Kerry Washington) first met. For those who think Oliva and Fitz's stolen glances and forbidden romance ...
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ABC Buys Shonda Rhimes Drama

ABC has bought another one-hour drama from Shonda Rhimes.

Still untitled, the series is about a young Minneapolis defense lawyer who struggles to start his own firm after being fired from his high-powered gig. As he delves into his new path, he realizes he may have been cashiered from his old firm after getting to close to a deadly cover-up.

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Is It Just Me: Off the Map's Medical Mystery

Can coconut water actually be used for medicinal purposes?

On the January 12 premiere of ABC's new docs-in-the-wild drama Off the Map, supply-strapped M.D.s Ben (Martin Henderson) and Lily (Caroline Dhavernas) pluck coconuts from a tree in the jungles of South America and administer the water intravenously to an ailing patient. Possible?

"Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction!" says Dr. Glenn P. Kelley, a cardiologist in Metairie, Louisiana, who confirms that ... read more

Off the Map Star: I Took The Job for "Coconuts and Sand and Ocean"

Caroline Dhavernas' last show on TV, the cult favorite Wonderfalls, was killed after just 13 episodes. So, it's not surprising that she wasn't exactly eager to go back to series television.

"It was really too bad because it was such a different and quirky show and the fans loved it," Dhavernas says of the Bryan Fuller-produced series that followed a philosophy graduate working in a gift shop where the wax figurines urge her to help people in need.

Is Off the Map more than Grey's Anatomy in the jungle?

Six years of bit parts in Canadian films and guest roles on crime procedurals passed. Then, while on a beach in Bali, she read the script for Off the Map, a near-surefire hit from the team behind Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice. The show was a medical drama set in the South American jungle.

"[Going to Bali] was the first time that I had traveled on my own, for a whole month," she says. "That's also one of the reasons why Off the Map appealed to me, because I was on the beach surrounded by coconuts and sand and ocean. I was reading something that took place exactly in that setting and was like... read more

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