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Mockingbird Lane's Bryan Fuller: Don't Count Out a Series Order Just Yet

Mockingbird Lane

Bryan Fuller isn't giving up on Mockingbird Lane. Now that NBC plans to air the pilot as a special later this month, it appeared that the network had thrown in the towel on its Munsters redux. But Fuller—who's in Canada overseeing NBC's upcoming take on Hannibal—tells TV Guide Magazine that he remains bullish on Mockingbird, and thinks Halloween is a perfect time to get viewers on board.

"Such a different show merits a different way of getting it out to the audience," he says. "There's been tremendous support to get it out there and get people to see it, and have them make up their own minds," he says.

Fuller's modern take on The Munsters—starring Jerry O'Connell and Portia de Rossi as Herman and Lily Munster, and Eddie Izzard as Grandpa—wasn't ordered to series but instead will air as a one-hour special on Oct. 26 at 8/7c. That could be the end of the long-percolating project, which had been in the works for years... read more

NBC Airing Munsters Reboot as Halloween Special

The Munsters

NBC will air The Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane as a Halloween special.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the pilot, which cost NBC $10 million, will air... read more

Is The Munsters Reboot Dead Before It Even Began?

The Munsters

Viewers might not get a chance to revisit The Munsters after all. NBC is unlikely to proceed with the Bryan Fuller reboot Mockingbird Lane, The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline both report.

Fuller, however, denied the reports Monday night tweeting, "NBC just informed me the Deadline article regarding #MockingbirdLane was Dead Wrong. Stay tuned for updates!" read more

Mad Men's John Slattery Joins the Cast of Arrested Development

John Slattery

The Bluth family may be getting even bigger!

Mad Men's John Slattery has landed a multi-episode arc on Arrested Development, TVLine.com reports.

Details on Slattery's role... read more

The Bluths Are Back! See New Arrested Development Photos

Arrested Development

Everyone's favorite dysfunctional family has returned.

Arrested Development began shooting its fourth season, which will air exclusively on Netflix next year, this week — and a handful of photos have surfaced from the first day of filming.

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Pushing Daisies’ Beth Grant Moves to Munsters Reboot Mockingbird Lane

Beth Grant

NBC's Munsters reboot, Mockingbird Lane, is lining up quite a cast.

The latest star to join the edgy drama is Beth Grant, according to TVLine.

Grant will play Maryanne, the paraplegic, busybody neighbor who takes a very keen interest in the strange new family next door. read more

Cheyenne Jackson Heading to NBC’s Munsters Reboot, Mockingbird Lane

Cheyenne Jackson

Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson is set to guest-star in Mockingbird Lane, Deadline reports.

NBC's The Munsters reboot, written by Bryan Fuller and directed by Bryan Singer, is an edgy reinvention of the 1960s sitcom. read more

Portia de Rossi to Play Lily Munster on NBC's Mockingbird Lane

Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi has been cast as Lily Munster in NBC's upcoming Munsters reboot Mockingbird Lane, TVGuide.com has confirmed.

Jerry O'Connell to play Herman Munster in NBC's Mockingbird Lane

The Arrested Development and Better Off Ted alum will play the role of the vampire matriarch made famous by Yvonne De Carlo in the 1960s series. True Blood alum Mariana Klaveno was slated for the role, but... read more

Pilot Season: Nestor Carbonell Signs On to ABC's The Smart One — What About Ringer?

Nestor Carbonell

Ringer's Nestor Carbonell has joined the cast of ABC's The Smart One pilot, TVLine.com reports.
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Pilot Season: David Arquette Cast in ABC's The Smart One Comedy

David Arquette

David Arquette has joined the cast of ABC's The Smart One pilot, TVGuide.com has confirmed. TVLine.com first reported the news.

In the comedy, Arrested Development's Portia de Rossi stars as a brilliant and successful woman who begrudgingly ends up working for her ditzy beauty queen sister Candy (Malin Akerman), who is now a big-city mayor. Arquette will play... read more

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