The Queen of Broadway will appear with the long-cancelled comedy’s original cast — as well as Henry Winkler and newbie John Slattery — in the show’s Season 4, which bows in spring 2013 with the release of all 10 (or maybe more!) new episodes at once.
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• The Middle is invading the state fair in its special, one-hour Season 4 premiere (airing Sept 26, 8/7c), and we’ve got your first look at the disaster of a fun-filled day in the promo below.
• ABC has scheduled a Once Upon a Time Season 1 recap special, narrated by Giancarlo Esposito (aka Sydney/Magic Mirror), to air Sunday, Sept. 30 at 7/6c, leading into the Season 2 opener.
• NBC has landed Vanishing Point, a pilot starring Angela Basset, Deadline reports. From Source Code scribe Ben Ripley, the character-driven project is described as a legal franchise revolving around two women — one of whom is played by Basset.
• Shonda Rhimes is developing a new drama series for NBC. Per The Hollywood Reporter, the project, titled Under the Gun, centers on a female FBI agent struggling to come to terms with a terrible event in her past.
• Fox has given a put pilot commitment to Anonymous, a CIA drama from Jason Katims (Parenthood) and Simon Kinberg (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), per Deadline.
• MTV has renewed its viral video-centric reality show Ridiculousness for a 20-episode third season.
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