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In this get-two-birds-with-one-stone post, Fox has just renewed "Sleepy Hollow" — which yours truly liked — for a second season, becoming fall's first newcomer to get a reorder. And "24" is going to London. More on that below . . .
"Hollow's renewal for 13 episodes (the first season is also for 13) would appear validation of Fox's short-run series strategy, of which...Read more »
George Will, an ABC News' stalwart for 30 years and a founding member of "This Week," will join Fox News, the network announced earlier Tuesday.
Will, also a Pulitzer Prize winner, is of course one of TV's most prominent conservative voices. His role at Fox will involve "analysis and commentary across Fox News’ daytime and prime-time programming, including on the panels...Read more »
TV Zone readers are getting a quick road map of some of Thursday night's major launches, and the biggest of them all — "The Michael J. Fox Show." This two-parter (WNBC/4, 9) introduces Fox's character as a former New York TV anchorman, now a manny, who is lured back to work; second half-hour features his upstairs neighbor, who just happens to be his real-life spouse, Tracy Pollan.
Newsday's...Read more »
Welcome to movies, miniseries and -- what the heck -- let's do reality and variety series too, in today's Emmys' picks. The minis category is always a good one, thanks to HBO. And as you will notice below, HBO will most assuredly will win something this Sunday.
LEAD ACTOR IN A MINISERIES OR MOVIE: Michael Douglas, "Behind The Candelabra," HBO; Matt Damon, "Behind The Candelabra,"...Read more »
Megyn Kelly is heading to the catbird seat: 9 p.m. Fox News just announced a shake-up of the longest-running act in cable news, its prime-time schedule, pushing Sean Hannity to 10 p.m. and Greta Van Susteren's "On the Record" to 7.
Kelly's new program will be called "The Kelly Files," and per the Fox News release, will "focus on late-breaking stories in a live format...Read more »
This week, I'll be handicapping the 2013 Emmy nominations -- who/what/why could win, all accompanied by my usual caveat emptor: Don't place bets on these picks, as I reserve the right to be wrong and often am.
Ah, but that's the Emmys for you -- the dear maddening Emmys, which only yesterday managed to give Bob Newhart his first little statue for a guest appearance in "The Big Bang Theory."...Read more »