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  • Mark Burnett, Roma Downey to make 'The Dovekeepers' miniseries for CBS

    Mark Burnett, Roma Downey to make 'The Dovekeepers' miniseries for CBS
    Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are headed back to ancient times -- this time for CBS. The husband-and-wife production team behind History's "The Bible" will make "The Dovekeepers," a miniseries based on the historical novel by Alice Hoffman, the network...
  • New Amy & Tina? Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs host People's Choice Awards

    New Amy & Tina? Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs host People's Choice Awards
    There's a new power hosting duo in town. CBS has tapped "2 Broke Girls" stars Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs to emcee the People's Choice Awards in January. Tuesday's announcement marks a change for the awards show, which was hosted by "The Big Bang...
  • Mark Burnett, Richard Branson's reality TV show prize? Space travel

    Mark Burnett, Richard Branson's reality TV show prize? Space travel
    NBC is hoping to get a space-travel reality show off the ground this time.  The network is teaming up with producer Mark Burnett and billionaire Richard Branson to make "Space Race," a competition series that would send the winner up in SpaceShipTwo,...
  • Emmys 2013: NBC's 'The Voice' marks a reality triumph over 'Idol'

     Emmys 2013: NBC's 'The Voice' marks a reality triumph over 'Idol'
    NBC's "The Voice" managed to do something that "American Idol" has never accomplished, winning the Emmy for reality competition program. For producer Mark Burnett, the honor — and the separation from its reality singing contest competitor "Idol"...
  • Bruckheimer and Disney part ways. 'Prisoners' likely to win weekend.

    Bruckheimer and Disney part ways. 'Prisoners' likely to win weekend.
    After the coffee. Before getting ready for Emmy madness! The Skinny: I'd like to squeeze a movie in this weekend and am debating between "Prisoners" and "Enough Said." Anyone want to go with me? Friday's headlines include producer Jerry Bruckheimer...
  • Delay for Pixar's 'Good Dinosaur.' Finke vs. Penske! Dish wins again.

    Delay for Pixar's 'Good Dinosaur.' Finke vs. Penske! Dish wins again.
    After the coffee. Before figuring out if I need a new hairstyle. The Skinny: While I'm not a fan of Thursday night football, I do want to see the Chiefs-Eagles game because former Eagles coach Andy Reid now coaches the Chiefs. Should be good drama....
  • Off the cuff with Emmy nominees

    Off the cuff with Emmy nominees
    If you get to them early enough on announcement day, you can get newly minted Emmy nominees to talk about pretty much anything. Can you blame them? They're excited at the news, they're happy for their colleagues — they're punch-drunk from getting up...
  • TCA press tour: NBC preps Hillary Clinton bio and 'Tommyknockers'

    TCA press tour: NBC preps Hillary Clinton bio and 'Tommyknockers'
    NBC is voting for Hillary Rodham Clinton - at least in miniseries form. The network is preparing a four-hour biopic, "Hillary," that will star Diane Lane as the former first lady and secretary of State. The miniseries will probably air sometime before...
  • How soon will we see Mark Burnett's Jesus movie in theaters?

    How soon will we see Mark Burnett's Jesus movie in theaters?
    A decade ago, "The Passion of the Christ" proved that tens of millions of Christians around the country would buy a ticket to see a film about Jesus Christ. Can a new movie repeat the feat? That's the question facing, of all people, the most successful...
  • Emmys 2013: Mark Burnett says 'Bible' miniseries a 'source of hope'

    Emmys 2013: Mark Burnett says 'Bible' miniseries a 'source of hope'
    As a kingpin of nonscripted programming, Mark Burnett has won five prime time Emmys and been nominated for many more. But there’s a special place in his heart for the recognition the TV academy gave him for “The Bible,” his History...
  • Emmys 2013: 'Top of the Lake,' 'Behind the Candelabra' earn miniseries/movie nods

    Emmys 2013: 'Top of the Lake,' 'Behind the Candelabra' earn miniseries/movie nods
    Flashy meets gloomy? That's the look of the miniseries or movie category this year. The Academy of Televison Arts and Sciences Thursday nominated wildy different favorites “Behind the Candelabra" and "Top of the Lake," creating a wide spectrum...