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Get Ready for a Visit to Oz


If you haven’t read the book Wicked, this might be a good time to do it. After the success of the Broadway musical by the same name, ABC is developing a mini-series of the story of the Wicked Witch of the West, as told in the book by Gregory McGuire. The eight-hour mini-series is being [...]

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ABC to Bring Medical Drama to US From Canada

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There’s another Canadian import heading to US prime time this summer. The series is called Combat Hospital and revolves around a military hospital in Afghanistan. The new medical drama may be renamed for the US market, but would most likely be timely and well made since the same people that bring us last year’s import [...]

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Celebrity Birthdays: December 29

Celebrity Birthdays

Michael Cudlitz – Southland – 46 Alison Brie – Mad Men – 27 Patrick Fischler – Mad Men – 41 Mekhi Phifer – Lie to Me, Torchwood – 36 Shawn Hatosy – Southland – 35 Ali Hillis – The Heartbreak Kid – 31 Danny R. McBride – Eastbound & Down – 33 Jon Voight – [...]

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Casting News: Mekhi Phifer in ‘Dr. Who’ Spinoff

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Starz is developing a new series, Torchwood, a spinoff for the classic Dr. Who. And fans of Lie to Me will be pleased to know that Mekhi Phifer has been cast in the lead. He’ll be playing CIA agent Rex Matheson when the series airs. The show’s creator, Russell T. Davies describes the character this [...]

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