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NBC has canceled Hank Azaria's laugh-challenged and low-rated sitcom Imagine That after just two airings. The Peacock network will fill the show's 8 pm Tuesday timeslot with sitcom reruns. read more

SHORT CUTS

Three Hollywood studios — Revolution, Walt Disney Co. and Columbia Pictures — may team up to produce a live-action Peter Pan feature, according to The Hollywood Reporter... The syndicated action series Andromeda has been renewed for two more seasons. read more

SAY IT AIN'T SO, REGIS!

Uh-oh. Looks like ABC's quizzer Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is cribbing notes from NBC's Weakest Link — by trolling the B-list for publicity-hungry "celebrity" contestants. Three upcoming shows (airing Feb. 11-13 at 10 pm/ET) will find Regis interrogating alums from TV producer Aaron Spelling's stable. These include: Hotel's Shari Belafonte, Melrose Place's Thomas Calabro, Love Boat "Doc" Bernie Kopell, Cheryl Ladd of Charlie's Angels and T.J. Hooker's read more

A FAMILY AFFAIR

Shortly before winning the Golden Globe award for best actor in a TV comedy, Spin City's Charlie Sheen hinted during NBC's pre-show that his dad, West Wing's Martin Sheen, may jump networks and make a cameo on his ABC sitcom later this season. read more

SOMEONE'S NOT HAPPY

Producer Steve Bing has filed a second lawsuit against a British newspaper, more fallout from the ruckus over the child his ex, Elizabeth Hurley, is expecting in April. Bing — who questioned whether he is the father of Hurley's baby — filed a libel suit against the English Daily Mail over an article which claimed Bing had hired a private investigator to dig up dirt on Hurley. In December, Bing slapped the Mirror tabloid with a libel suit after it called him a "sleazeball." read more

DARK DAYS

Don't write that Felicity obit just yet. Wednesday night's debut of Glory Days, the college drama's winter replacement, was a ratings disappointment. According to Nielsen data, Kevin Williamson's new spookfest was off 17 percent from Felicity's season average among viewers age 18-34. read more

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"I haven't heard anything coming down the pipeline, but I would be in favor of it." — Enterprise captain Scott Bakula on the possibility of featuring a gay character in the Star Trek universe, in an interview with MetroSource magazine. — Michael Ausiello with Daniel R. Coleridge read more

GOLDEN NIGHT FOR HBO

On the TV front, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's love affair with HBO continues. The cable network was once again the big Golden Globe winner, taking home trophies for best comedy (Sex and the City), best drama series (Six Feet Under) and best miniseries (Band of Brothers). HBO performers earning kudos included Sarah Jessica Parker (best comedy actress for Sex and the City), Rachel Griffiths (best supporting actress for Six Feet Under) and Stanley Tucci (best supporting actor for Conspiracy). Other small screen victors: Jennifer Garner (best drama actress for Alias), Kiefer Sutherland (best drama actor for 24), Judy Davis (best actress in a TV movie or miniseries for Life with Judy Garland: Me and My read more

DOG PUT TO SLEEP

Universal has abruptly shelved its upcoming Jim Carrey-Nicole Kidman romantic comedy Dog Years. No reason was given for the move, although Variety reports that Kidman's busy schedule was likely a factor. In the film — which was to start filming in March for a Christmas release — Carrey was to play a widower haunted by his dead wife (Kidman). read more

NEWS FLASH FLOOD

ABC is producing a three-hour telefilm about the 1889 flood in Johnstown, Pa., that killed 2,200 people. Ridley Scott (Gladiator, Black Hawk Down) will executive produce the pic. read more

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