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The CW Shakes Up Schedule

NEW YORK: The CW has picked up five new dramas for the 2012-13 season, along with shuffling its returning series to new slots. Another season of 90210 is on the way, occupying the Monday 8 p.m. slot, with Gossip Girl wrapping up its six-season run in the 9 p.m. hour. ...

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L.A. Screenings: New from Sony Pictures Television

NEW YORK: Sony Pictures Television (SPT) will be screening a number of new U.S. shows for buyers, including the NBC series Save Me, starring Anne Heche. Save Me, about a woman who suffers a near-death experience and gets a direct line to God, will be featured in NBC’s midseason slate. ...

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L.A. Screenings: New from Disney Media Distribution

NEW YORK: The ABC midseason shows The Family Tools, Malibu Country and Mistresses are among the new series Disney Media Distribution (DMD) will be screening in Los Angeles. DMD’s The Family Tools, adapted from the British show White Van Man, makes the list. The show is part of ABC’s midseason ...

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Lifetime Original Movie Features Modern Retelling of Blue Lagoon

NEW YORK: Denise Richards stars alongside the up-and-coming actors Brendon Thwaites and Indiana Evans in Blue Lagoon: The Awakening, a modern-day retelling of the classic coming-of-age love story, premiering on Lifetime this June. The two-hour original movie will also feature an appearance by Christopher Atkins, who was in the original ...

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Networked Insights: ABC’s Pickups

NEW YORK: Based on social-media traction, 666 Park Avenue and Last Resort are among the new shows expected to fare well on ABC’s upcoming season, according to Networked Insights. The supernatural-themed 666 Park Avenue is scheduled for Sundays at 10 p.m.—a slot that this season was home to the canned Pan ...

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New GM at ASPiRE

LOS ANGELES: The soon-to-launch African-American network ASPiRE has a general manager in place, Paul Butler. Butler will oversee all operations for the programmer. Based at the Atlanta headquarters, he will report to Earvin "Magic" Johnson, the chairman of ASPiRE. Butler most recently served as the senior VP and general counsel ...

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Summer Programming Lined Up for Syfy

NEW YORK: A record number of prime-time original programming hours are in place for Syfy’s summer schedule, which includes the premiere of the new unscripted series School Spirits, from executive producer Mark Burnett. The summer programming kicks off on May 25 with the premiere of the new original Insane or ...

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Networked Insights: FOX’s Pickups

NEW YORK: Mindy Kaling’s new comedy and the Kevin Bacon drama The Following are the most promising contenders out of FOX’s 2012-2013 pilot pickups, according to Sean Reckwerdt, lead television analyst at Networked Insights. The New York-based company tracks conversations in social media to assess how audiences are responding to TV ...

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