Looks like Wonder Woman will again fly to the small screen after all: NBC has picked up David E. Kelley's pilot about the DC Comics superheroine, Deadline reports.
The order comes two weeks after networks, including NBC, initially passed on the project. According to Deadline, the Peacock was interested in Wonder Woman two weeks ago, but was forced to turn it down as NBC Universal's merger with Comcast was still in flux. The $13.8 billion deal was approved Tuesday, allowing new Entertainment Chairman Robert Greenblatt to move forward with the pickup.
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An Idiot Abroad
An Idiot Abroad
9:30/8:30c Science Channel
Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant, The Office creators, send Karl Pilkington to sites across the world in this offbeat series. What sets this apart from other travelogues? Karl is truly a stranger in a strange land as his cohorts don't tell him where he's going or what to expect while cameras capture his off-the-cuff reactions. In the debut, we get a look at what to expect from the series, which is followed by Karl's trip to China at 10/9c. — Michael Chant
Read on for previews of College Basketball, America's Most Wanted, Backyard Wedding, Pit Bulls and Parolees, Primeval and Green Zone.
Smallville has tapped Sebastian Spence to play inventor-turned-superhero Ted Kord, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
Spence, 41, will appear in the Geoff Johns-penned episode, "Booster," which will feature the genesis of Jaime Reyes' Blue Beetle and his teaming with Booster Gold. (For you non-geeks out there, the translation follows: "Sweet!")
Smallville scoop: Lois and Clark's big day!
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Top-rated MSNBC host Keith Olbermann announced on the air Friday that he is leaving Countdown with Keith Olbermann immediately.
Olbermann thanked his fans during his sudden and brief farewell: "My gratitude to you in boundless," he said. "This may the only television program where in the host was much more in awe of the audience than vice versa. You will always be in my heart for that."
Following his announcement, MSNBC sent out the following statement:
CBS has given the greenlight to Vince Uncensored, a comedy pilot from Conan O'Brien, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
General Motors' has placed MTV's new series Skins on its "do not buy" list, according to a statement released by the Parents Television Council on Friday.
"PTC thanks General Motors for swiftly responding to PTC members' concerns about Chevy Volt advertisements" PTC President Tim Winter said in a statement. "MTV admitted placing the Chevy commercial on Skins in error. GM also stated that MTV had...
Thanks to the powers that Glee, NBC is after its own musical programming magic.
The network has ordered two pilots, once of which is Smash, an hour-long musical series project based on an idea from Steven Spielberg. The other is the romantic comedy I Hate That I Love You ...
Lyndsy Fonseca and Maggie Q
Nikita's inside man may soon betray her boss.
As TVGuide.com first reported, Alex (Lyndsy Fonseca) will have a run-in with the head of the Russian sex trade ring into which she was once sold. He'll give her an unwanted taste of her old life by...
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills
Following the blowout season finale of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills — in which Kyle Richards called her sister Kim "an alcoholic" — Kim's family checked her into rehab.
In Thursday's season finale, Kim and Kyle got into a drunken fight at Taylor Armstrong's birthday. Following an initial argument between Kim and Armstrong, Kyle and Kim went back to their limo where the sisters fought some more.
Robert De Niro
CBS has given the greenlight to Rookies, a crime drama pilot from Robert De Niro, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Rookies centers on...