ABC Family Scraps Alice in Arabia Pilot Amidst Growing Controversy/Backlash

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In the wake of an immediate and negative response from advocacy groups and critics, ABC Family has decided not to move forward with its just-announced drama pilot Alice in Arabia, our sister site Deadline reports. READ MORE

Alfre Woodard Elected President in NBC's Katherine Heigl Drama Pilot State of Affairs

Alfre Woodard State Of Affairs

Alfre Woodard is getting into politics — and she’s heading straight to the top. READ MORE

Pilot News: Scandal Vet to Play Casey Wilson's Dad in NBC's Marry Me Comedy

Dan Bucastinsky Cast Marry Me Pilot

Scandal‘s Emmy-winning recurring player is heading for some decidedly lighter material. READ MORE

TVLine Items: S.H.I.E.L.D. Enlists Patton Oswalt, Thrones Bosses Sticking Around and More

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Comic Patton Oswalt is suiting up for S.H.I.E.L.D. duty.

The actor — most recently seen on Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Justified and Parks and Recreation — will guest-star in an upcoming episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. …READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Victor Rasuk Joins CBS' Untitled Kevin Williamson Drama and More Castings

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Victor Rasuk (How To Make It in America) has snagged the final series regular role in Kevin Williamson‘s untitled drama pilot for CBS, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: 2 Broke Girls' Eric André Joins FX's Jay Baruchel Comedy Man Seeking Woman

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I see heartbreak in Max’s future.

Eric André, who’s currently recurring on 2 Broke Girls as the boyfriend of Kat Dennings’ cash-strapped waitress, is joining FX’s Jay Baruchel-fronted comedy pilot Man Seeking Woman as a series regular, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

TVLine Items: Rizzoli & Isles to 'Honor' Late Actor, Mentalist Vet Visits Chicago, Dome News & More


Rizzoli & Isles will waste no time honoring the late Lee Thompson Young when Season 5 debuts, star Angie Harmon confirmed via Twitter. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Nikita's Maggie Q Snags Female Lead in CBS' Kevin Williamson Cop Drama

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Maggie Q is jumping back into the “kicking ass and taking names” business, landing the female lead opposite Dylan McDermott in CBS’ cop-themed Untitled Kevin Williamson Project, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Hollywood Heights Actor Joins NBC's Katherine Heigl CIA Drama State of Affairs

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I spy a handsome new addition to Katherine Heigl’s CIA-themed NBC pilot State of Affairs.

Hollywood Heights alum Tommy Savas has joined the cast in the series regular role of Miles, a CIA analyst and the youngest member of the President’s Daily Briefing Team. (Spoiler Alert: Miles is gay and sleeping with …READ MORE

Pilot News: Dallas' Judith Light and Daily Show's Jason Jones Are Among the Latest Castings

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Judith Light (Dallas), Jason Jones (The Daily Show) and Adam Kaufman (Without a Trace) are among the latest actors to book pilots this winter. READ MORE