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Jennifer Beals to Star in TNT Drama Pilot from Kyra Sedgwick

Jennifer Beals

Jennifer Beals has landed the lead role in Proof, a supernatural medical pilot for TNT, executive-produced by Kyra Sedgwick, Deadline reports.

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Neve Campbell In Talks to Star in TNT Pilot Guilt By Association

Neve Campbell

Neve Campbell is eyeing a return to TV.

The former Party of Five star is nearing a deal to star in TNT's drama from famed ex-prosecutor Marcia Clark, Deadline.com reports.

TV couples: Should they or shouldn't they?

Guilt By Association, which is based on Clark's book of the same name, centers on Rachel Knight (Campbell), a gutsy Deputy District Attorney in... read more

Why Orange Is the New Black Needs Alex

Laura Prepon, Taylor Schilling

Bad news, Alex Vause fans. Despite Netflix's (soft) denials that Buzzfeed's report about Laura Prepon's impending departure from Orange Is the New Black are "inaccurate," a source close to the show confirms to TVGuide.com that her character's story line is indeed set to wrap up early in Season 2.

According to the insider, Prepon hasn't been on set since production began on the second season weeks ago, and when she does return, it won't be for long. read more

Exclusive: The L Word, 24 Alum to Light Up New USA Series Graceland

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Mia Kirshner, best known for playing the much-maligned Jenny Schecter on The L Word, is set to light up an upcoming episode of USA's new series from White Collar creator Jeff Eastin, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Kirshner will guest-star on the third episode of Graceland as... read more

Exclusive: Michael Madsen Heads to The Mob Doctor

Jennifer Beals, Michael Madsen

Michael Madsen has booked a two-episode arc on Fox's The Mob Doctor, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.

Madsen will play Russell King, a veteran criminal whose crimes require a certain flair and professional expertise. On the night of a big job, King has a flare-up of back pain and discovers he requires immediate surgery. We're guessing The Mob Doctor herself, Jordana Spiro's Grace Devlin, will be called on to help.

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New Female-Centric Web Series WIGS Features Jennifer Beals, America Ferrera, Others

Jennifer Beals

The creator of HBO's In Treatment and the producer of 2010's Oscar-nominated film Black Swan have teamed up to create a YouTube channel that showcases scripted series, short films and documentaries that feature female characters as leads.

Developed by Jon Avnet and Rodrigo Garcia, WIGS (the name stands for "Where It Gets Interesting") is currently the No. 1-rated scripted channel on YouTube. Its first seven "series" (all named after the central character) have featured actresses including Jennifer Garner, America Ferrera, Julia Stiles, Jena Malone and more.

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It’s a Boy for Saved By the Bell’s Elizabeth Berkley

Elizabeth Berkley, Greg Lauren

Elizabeth Berkley and husband Greg Lauren welcomed her first child Friday, People reports.

Son Sky Cole was born in Los Angeles and weighed 8 pounds. "The moment we both saw him it was... read more

CBS Not Moving Forward with Quean Pilot

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

CBS is no longer moving forward with the drama pilot Quean.

Pilot Season: CBS picks up three drama pilots, including one from The L Word creator

The project, which was to be produced by Warner Bros. TV, has been halted due to ongoing legal pressure from Sony Pictures, according to Deadline, which first reported the news. Sony alleges the pilot is too similar to  The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, which the company released last year with plans to further adapt the bestselling trilogy of novels into films.

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Pilot Season: CBS Picks Up Comedies From Raising Hope, Brothers & Sisters Producers

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CBS has picked up comedy pilots for Friend Me, Partners and an untitled project from Greg Malins and Greg Berlanti.

Friend Me, from Raising Hope's Alan Kirschenbaum and Ajay Sahgal, follows... read more

Pilot Season: CBS Picks Up Three Drama Pilots, Including One from The L Word Creator

Ilene Chaiken

CBS has green-lit three new drama pilots, including one from The L Word's Ilene Chaiken.

Chaiken's Quean follows an edgy and independent Millennial hacker girl who teams up with an Oakland police detective to solve crimes. (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo in America?) Joel Silver will serve as executive producer alongside Chaiken.

Pilot Season: CBS picks up a Super Fun comedy, and a detective drama

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Premiered: January 18, 2004, on Showtime
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