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TV Stuff: Maya Rudolph's Variety Show, 'Ghost' Becoming a Series, and More


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- Now that NBC has given up on their plans to remake Up All Night in the vision of something horrible, the network is reportedly finally giving Maya Rudolph that variety show she was developing. Time will tell if "variety" just means an assortment of impressions where diva songstresses act goofy.

- Paramount Television is reportedly teaming with utterly unremarkable Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman to develop a series based on the 1990 Patrick Swayze-Demi Moore film Ghost. Because every time you watch Ghost, you're always thinking, "But what other pottery could they sensually create on a weekly basis!?"

- Undiscouraged by constant mockery, Syfy is developing yet another original project. Now the network is reportedly developing an adaptation of Beowulf in which, assumedly, Grendel is now some kind of carnivore-based weather formation.

- Man lives in the sunlit world of what he believes to be reality. But... there is, unseen by most, an underworld, a place that is reportedly remaking Tales from the Darkside for The CW.

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    Since Marvel can't just have Joss Whedon running all their series, for Daredevil, they're settling for a close known associate. TheWrap reports that the job of writing the studio's first Netflix series has been given to Drew Goddard, Whedon's co-writer on Cabin in the Woods and... / Continue →
  • November 11, 2013
    As has been weirdly documented, Angela Lansbury sensually feels her entire body every morning. But you want to know what she is not feeling? That Murder, She Wrote reboot NBC is doing with Octavia Spencer.... / Continue →
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