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TruTV Picks Up ‘Those Who Can’t’ As First Original Scripted Comedy

TruTV (US)TruTV is getting in on the scripted originals game. The Turner owned cable network has handed out a 10 episode series order to high school comedy Those Who Can't from Adam Cayton-Holland, Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy - making it their first ever original scripted series.

FXX’s ‘Man Seeking Woman’ Renewed For Second Season

Man Seeking WomanFXX is sticking with their latest original comedy series. The network has renewed the Jay Baruchel fronted Man Seeking Woman for a ten episode second season which is set to air in 2016, TVWise has learned.

Emily Watson, Sarah Lancashire & More Join BBC One/Starz Co-Production ‘The Dresser’

Emily WatsonBBC One and US premium cable network Starz have rounded out their cast of the co-production The Dresser. Emily Watson, Sarah Lancashire, Vanessa Kirby, Edward Fox, Tom Brooke, John Ashton, Ian Conningham, Annalisa Rossi, Helen Bradbury, Carl Sanderson, Matthew Cottle and Martin Chamberlain have signed on for co-starring role opposite Anthony Hopkins and Ian McKellen in the two-hour drama.
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Mireille Enos Set As Lead In ABC’s Shondaland Pilot ‘The Catch’

Mireille Enos is returning to television. The former star of AMC's The Killing has been tapped to play the lead in The Catch, ABC's hour-long drama pilot from Hannibal‘s Jennifer Schur and Scandal & How To Get Away With Murder production company Shondaland, TVWise has learned.
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Netflix Sets June Premiere For Sci-Fi Series ‘Sense8′ From J. Michael Straczynski & The Wachowskis

Netflix has set a global launch date for their first original sci-fi series. The streaming giant has announced that Sense8, their 12 episode series from Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski and The Wachowski siblings (The Matrix), will premiere in every territory where Netflix has a presence - including the US, the UK & Ireland - on Friday June 5th.
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Channel 4’s ‘Indian Summers’ Renewed For Second Season

Channel 4 is returning to India. The broadcaster has renewed their hit period drama Indian Summers, starring Julie Walters and Craig Parkinson, for a 10 episode second season set to air in 2016, TVWise has learned.