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League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Gets Pilot Order at 20th Century Fox TV

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Twentieth Century Fox Television has given a put pilot commitment to a small screen adaptation of Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's classic graphic novel The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, TVGuide.com has learned.

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Deadwood Alum Ian McShane Joins American Horror Story: Asylum

Ian McShane

Ian McShane has joined the long list of stars heading to American Horror Story: Asylum.

The Deadlwood alum has landed a role on the second season of the anthology series, as first announced by series co-creator Ryan Murphy on Wednesday.

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Exclusive: Captain America’s Sebastian Stan Heads to Once Upon a Time

Sebastian Stan

Another mysterious man is coming to Once Upon a Time

Sebastian Stan, who recently starred opposite Chris Evans in Captain America, will guest-star in an upcoming episode of the ABC fairy tale series, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively. Details on his role are... read more

Chris Egan Takes the Lead in Poe

Chris Egan

Chris Egan has been tapped to star in ABC's Poe, TVGuide.com has learned.

Poe, a period crime procedural, centers on Edgar Allan Poe (Egan), who uses unconventional methods to investigate dark mysteries in 1840s Boston.

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Kings' Allison Miller Travels to Terra Nova

Allison Miller

Former Kings star Allison Miller has joined Fox's Terra Nova, a rep tells TVGuide.com.

Jason O'Mara returns to time-traveling for Terra Nova

Produced by Steven Spielberg and headlined by Jason O'Mara, the time-traveling drama ...
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Mega Buzz on CSI: Miami, Brothers & Sisters, 90210, Chuck & More

CSI: Miami's Eddie Cibrian, Brothers & Sisters' Rob Lowe and 90210's Jennie Garth

I am trying to get my hands on some scoops for next season of CSI: Miami. —  Jennifer
TIM:
How about some insight into new series regular Eddie Cibrian's arrival? We haven't heard much about him lately. Cibrian's Jesse Cardoza, a transfer from Los Angeles, gets taken hostage on his very first day. During the crisis, he performs a heroic deed that requires him to take off his shirt, as heroic deeds often do. But Cardoza's first day won't come until Season 8's second episode: The Sept. 21 season premiere will flash back to 1997, when we'll learn about his past connection to Horatio.

Is there any word on a Season 4 premiere for Brothers & Sisters—  Dave
MATT: Yes, ABC (finally) set a Sept. 27 return for the Walkers. Among the storylines you can watch for this fall: Kitty and Robert are still... read more

Ratings for Kings' Royal Send-Off, Dirty Sexy and More

Kings

Ratings highlights from the weekend:

Saturday
The series finale of NBC's Kings commanded 1.81 million total viewers, gaining 15 percent week-to-week. ABC's Dirty Sexy Money played to 1.83 mil, dropping 15 percent from its first (questionable) episode back. 

Sunday
With an audience of 6.17 million viewers, Big Brother 11 was up 590K from its previous nomination ceremony and was the night's second-most watched program, trailing only its lead-in, 60 Minutes

NBC's Merlin held steady at 4.2 mil, while lead-out The Storm (starring James Van Der beek and David James Elliot) premiered Part 1 to 4.9 mil, which is on par with the debut of time-slot predecessor Meteor.

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Ratings for Daisies' Swan Song, NBA Finals Finale and More

Lee Pace, Pushing Daisies

Recapping some recent ratings highlights:

• On Saturday night, NBC's Kings returned to an audience of 1.59 million total viewers, CBS' Harper's Island (3.17 mil) dropped 12 percent, and the series finale of ABC's Pushing Daisies delivered 2.24 mil. Coming this Saturday: The first of the last Eli Stone episodes!

• ABC's coverage of Sunday's NBA Finals drew 10.12 million viewers, the biggest audience for a Game 5 since 2004. On average, this year's Magic-Lakers series retained 95 percent of 2008's Celtics-Lakers finals.

• The CW's timely broadcast of the original The Taking of Pelham One Two Three scored 2.15 mil.

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Supernatural Season 4 and Other Announced Releases

Supernatural - Season 4

New releases announced today, June 3:

Fame - Seasons 1 & 2 will be coming out September 15

Two and a Half Men - The Complete 6th Season will be coming out September 1

Kings - The Complete Series will be coming out September 8

Smallville - The Complete 8th Season (DVD & Blu-ray) will be coming out August 25

Supernatural - The Complete 4th Season (DVD & Blu-ray) will be coming out September 1

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Spring TV Progress Report: The Pros and Cons of 10 New Shows

Harper's Island, Parks and Recreation, Surviving Suburbia

Can ABC's Better Off Ted produce laughs as well as far-out inventions? Is Parks and Recreation worthy of Amy Poehler's talents? Does Harper's Island slay us? Now that TV's new spring shows have had a few weeks to strut their stuff, TVGuide.com's senior editors gauge their areas of excellence — and how they can improve.

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Premise: A drama in which a king and his family navigate the challenges of a modern-day monarchy fraught with power struggles and conflict, while a young soldier rises quickly through the ranks and becomes entrenched in a new and strange world.

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