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Jason Katims Developing Medical Drama for CBS

Jason Katims

CBS has given a put pilot commitment to a medical drama from Jason Katims(ParenthoodAbout a BoyFriday Night Lights), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recruits Adrianne Palicki to Play Marvel Character

Adrianne Palicki

Adrianne Palicki has been enlisted to play another superhero.

The Friday Night Lights actress, who played Wonder Woman in NBC's failed 2011 pilot, has been cast on ... read more

Game of Thrones Star Will Play Charles Manson in NBC's Aquarius Miniseries

Gethin Anthony

Gethin Anthony is about to play a man who would send any shadow baby assassins running scared. Anthony, whose Game of Thones character Renly Baratheon was offed by a dark-magic toddler in the HBO drama's second season, has joined NBC's Aquarius as Charles Manson.

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The Normal Heart Takes a Brutal, Unflinching Look at the Impact of AIDS

Matt Bomer, Mark Ruffalo

If The Normal Heart, which premieres Sunday at 9/8c on HBO, were a work of fiction, it would be tragic. But knowing that it's rooted in actual events makes it nothing short of devastating.

Based on Larry Kramer's 1985 play (which was revived on Broadway in 2011) and adapted for the small screen by Ryan MurphyThe Normal Heart takes a brutal, unflinching look at the onset of the AIDS epidemic in New York City in the early 1980s. The story is told through the eyes of a group of activists who founded the organization Gay Men's Health Crisis to help patients living with the disease.

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Connie Britton Named U.N. Goodwill Ambassador

Connie Britton

Nashville star Connie Britton has been named a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Development Program.

The actress posted photos of her induction on Instagram (which she recently joined, along with Twitter), and captioned them "Making it official!"

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About a Boy: Should Fiona and Will Ever Get Together?

Minnie Driver, Benjamin Stockham, David Walton

Will they or won't they? It's an age-old question that has become synonymous with equally lovable and frustrating TV duos like David and Maddie, Sam and Diane, and Ross and Rachel. Will About a Boy's Will and Fiona soon join the ranks?

"Everybody I talk to just on the street ... is like, 'When are you getting together? I'm like, 'Sorry, dude," star David Walton told reporters at a recent screening. "It... read more

Scandal's Jeff Perry: Cyrus Can't Let This Death Be in Vain

Jeff Perry, Dan Bucatinsky

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

Scandal lost one of its own on Thursday in one of the most shocking scenes of the season. After Jake (Scott Foley), as the new head of B613, killed the two women connected to White House mole Publius, James... read more

Who's Starring in Star Wars: Episode VII?

Lupita Nyong'o, Adam Driver

Though no official castings have been announced, the rumor mill is working overtime when it comes to reported castings for Star Wars: Episode VII. So who might be feeling the force in J.J. Abrams' upcoming installment?

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Ask Matt: Reboots and Finales, Binge-watching, Nashville, SVU, and More

Eric Close

Send questions and comments to askmatt@tvguidemagazine.com and follow me on Twitter!

Question: There have been quite a few resurrections from the TV graveyard as of late and I must say I love it, way more than Hollywood's obsession of making a sequel out of everything as well as making too-soon remakes. Firefly and Veronica Mars both have movie continuations, Dallas and Boy Meets World have spawned new series chronicling the next generation (I know you're not too big a fan of the new Dallas, but I have to say I welcome the return of Judith Light to the series), Netflix brought back Arrested Development for a fourth season, and Heroes is coming out with Heroes: Reborn next year. So I'm wondering what are your thoughts on this phenomenon, and are there any shows that you feel should be next in this craze.

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Star-Crossed: What Happens When the Aliens Have Sex?

Matt Lanter

We've seen what happens to vampires, werewolves, beasts and demons when they get saucy, so what happens to the aliens on Star-Crossed when they hit the sack? Viewers will find out within the first few minutes of Monday's episode.

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Premiered: October 03, 2006, on NBC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Creator Peter Berg's drama centering on the players and coach of a high-school football team in Dillon, Texas, a small town in which football is near religion. The critically acclaimed series is based on the best-selling book and 2004 film of the same name.

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