FX has given a series order to Tyrant, from Homeland producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff, the network announced Wednesday.
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Rob Lowe and Rashida Jones
In the spring of 2009, a new kind of romance was born on NBC when overeager bureaucrat Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) met sweet nurse Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones) on the Parks and Recreation series premiere. Over the last six seasons, their journey has spawned catchphrases, beautiful compliments and a new faith in female friendships on television. However, that will all soon come to an end when Jones and co-star Rob Lowe leave the comedy early next year.
"Amy and Rashida, like Leslie and Ann, are dealing with it in real time," Jones tells TVGuide.com. "Amy has been saying to people, 'She thinks she's leaving, but I'm going to lock her in my trailer.' I'm a little bit in denial about it, too."
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Justin Kirk is heading back to cable TV.
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Lance Armstrong, Ben Foster
Ben Foster is in final talks to play disgraced athlete Lance Armstrong in a new biopic, Deadline reports.
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Daniella Alonso won't be away from NBC for long!
The Revolution star, whose character was killed off in the Season 1 finale, has landed a series regular gig on NBC's new medical drama Night Shift, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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NBC has ordered three additional series with Blacklist, Night Shift and Welcome to the Family joining the previously ordered shows filling up the network's bare schedule after axing six series this week.
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Suzanne Pleshette, Bob Newhart
That's a wrap! The stakes are rarely higher for a TV series than at the end of a season — whether it's signing off until next fall with a climactic grand gesture or taking a well-earned final bow. As part of TV Guide Magazine's Finale Preview issue (on newsstands this week), and reflecting the magazine's ongoing celebration of its 60th anniversary, we take a fond look at 60 of the best series and season finales of all time. We hate goodbyes, except when they're done this well.
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Oscar-winning director Ang Lee will make his television directorial debut with the FX pilot Tyrant, the network announced Wednesday. It will be Lee's first project since Life of Pi, for which he won the Best Director Academy Award last month.