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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Oh man. Talk about INSPIRED casting!
Jennifer Coolidge will reportedly be joining the cast of 2 Broke Girls!
The HIGHlarious actress will apparently appear in recurring context, as Sophie, a hard-working woman who moves into Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs' Williamsburg apartment!
Even better? Michael Patrick King wrote the part specifically FOR her!
Holy shiz! We can't even BEGIN to imagine where this will go, but we are super excited to find out!
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Whomp, whomp. Well, the important thing is that he is okay.
Cinemax announced today they have decided to halt production on their planned Transporter series temporarily as their star Chris Vance was injured on set.
The accident occurred while filming an action scene in Toronto, and while the ordeal sets everything back for the next two weeks, the network feels this is the best option give Chris' physical state. Showrunner Steve Shill explained:
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During a recent interview, the terrifying new cast member of The Office James Spader and showrunner Paul Lieberstein spoke all about season eight!
Here's what James had to say about his character's role:
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We're going to EXPLODE with excitement over this wonderful news!
Alan Ball has shut down rumors that he'd be stepping away from his wildly successful True Blood after the current season wraps, because he's apparently closed a multi-year deal with HBO, which ensures that he's committed to the series!
However, after season five, he'll be allowed to decide whether or not he wants to stay on as full-time executive producer/showrunner!
"I have no desire to leave. Doing the show, I'm having more fun than I have ever had in my life."
Excellent! That's the spirit!
Because we're having the time of our life enjoying the Sookie Stackhouse and
Vampire Bill Viking Vampire Eric variety hour!
Keep up the good work!
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Tags: alan ball, contract negotiations, executive producer, hbo, renew, showrunner, sookie stackhouse, true blood, vampire bill, viking vampire eric
Well, that was fast!
Following Frank Darabont's shocking decision to step away as showrunner of the second season of his hit series, The Walking Dead, executive producer Glenn Mazzara has been announced as his successor in the position!
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