Here's a life lesson for the world… Don't mess with Chevy Chase!!
When Dan Harmon, the creator of Community, unleashed the show star's nasty voicemail, that was the last straw!
Apparently Sony execs hadn't been gelling with Dan anyways, but this was just too much. Chevy was humiliated, and publicity or not, the show's behind-the-scenes was then viewed as a chaotic mess!
So when it came time to renew his showrunner contract, Sony was like… eh!
Finding out via press release, Dan blogged
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Cougar Town is moving from ABC to TBS, and getting new bosses!
The showrunners (people in charge) Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel, have announced they're leaving the Courteney Cox sitcom.
Fans of the show: do NOT panic!
Lawrence tweeted this assuring message to people that needed to chill:
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A show about a veterinary hospital?!?!! Sign us up!
Gail Lerner has just gotten the nod to join NBC's newest
ripoff show, Animal Practice as its showrunner.
The pilot will have a House-like veterinarian who loves animals…
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Our beloved Josh Safran is reportedly replacing Smash co-creator Theresa Rebeck as the series showrunner!!!
The Gossip Girl king has had PLENTY of experience making the Upper East Side soap the success it is today, so we know everyone with a Smash paycheck must be feelin' HIGH right now!!
But what does this mean for GG?? Smash has already been picked up for a second season, but no word on whether GG will return for a sixth one yet.
…but who are we
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Does this mean we get to see doggie detective digging up doggie mysteries?!?!?!
CSI's showrunner, Carol Mendelsohn, will be bringing Justin Silver's new show, Dogs in the City, to CBS.
Similar to the Dog Whisperer, Silver, a comedian and trainer, will help owners get on top of the pooch's behavioral problems.
Says Mendelsohn of the series:
Dogs are at the center of the story here, but this is a show that reveals as much about human nature as man's best friend.
We can't wait to see it…but if you want to do a dog version of CSI, we'll help with that too!
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Why, Alan dearest?? WHY!?!
Sigh… Yes, perezcious readers… it is true.
Despite our wishes it was all just a rumor, Alan Ball has confirmed he will leave his showrunner position if (and when) True Blood continues on into season six.
Since he's prepping his newest tv baby — Cinemax's Banshee — he won't have enough time to give the amazing world of Bon Temps his all.
But he says it's because of the excellent cast and crew that he knows he can leave with good faith.
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So long, Wistera Lane! Hello Texas!
It's been a long-standing tradition for ABC to take shows from other countries and develop them into English-language remakes. Many, like Ugly Betty, have proven to be smash hits for the network. That's why ABC as decided to greenlight a remake of Soy Tu Dueña, a huge telenovela from Mexico.
ABC's verision will focus on
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