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Alona Tal Previews Her Supernatural Return and Dean and Jo's Unresolved Feelings

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Last time we saw hunter Jo Harvelle in Season 5 of Supernatural, she was sacrificing herself for the greater good as hellhounds descended upon her rigged-to-blow hideout. But in this week’s episode (Friday, 9/8c on The CW), Jo returns much more at peace, says her portrayer Alona Tal. It helps that she’s, you know, dead.

TVLine chatted with Tal about what brings Jo back to the Supernatural world (duh, Dean) …READ MORE


FX Boss Sees Powers as Chance to Do Serious, Gritty Take on Superhero Drama

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FX hopes to do something different — something dark and The Shield-like gritty — with its live-action adaptation of Powers, which is currently in the pilot stage. READ MORE


TVLine Items: Vampire Diaries Dish, Shield Vet Joins Drew Peterson Pic, OTH Encore and More

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"Know Thy Enemy" - Mia Kirshner as Isobel and Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert in THE VAMPIRE DIARIES on The CW.
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The Vampire Diaries will kick off its third season on Sept. 15 with — yep, you guessed it — a big party! “Our first episode is Elena’s 18th birthday,” exec producer Julie Plec tells TV Guide Magazine. “But as is the pattern in Mystic Falls, the event never reaches its climax.”

Speaking of Elena, her love life … READ MORE


Jason Patric Lands Lead in FX's Powers Pilot

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Jason Patric (Sleepers) has been tapped as the male lead in the FX drama pilot Powers.

Based on the graphic novel by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, the project, written by Charles H. Eglee and to be directed by Michael Dinner, is a police procedural set in a world where superpowers are relatively common. It centers on two detectives … READ MORE


FX's Powers Pilot Casts Lucy Punch as Deena

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FX’s pilot adaptation of the Powers graphic novels is taking shape with the casting of one of its lead roles.

Lucy Punch, whose last major TV foray was the CBS comedy The Class, has landed the female lead, playing homicide detective Deena Pilgrim … READ MORE


Kyle Chandler Courted For FX's Powers

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Friday Night Lights star Kyle Chandler — who turned down a slew of offers for broadcast pilots this season — is now being courted for FX’s drama pilot Powers. …READ MORE


FX Powers Up Casting: Who Should Cop Roles?

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The time to play Armchair Casting Director for FX’s Powers is now.

As part of FX’s Tuesday upfront presentation, network president John Landgraf shared his plan to launch two new dramas over the coming year — and the previously announced adaptation of the Brian Michael Bendis/Michael Avon Oeming comic book series is a strong contender for a winter launch.

“We hope to begin production [on the Powers pilot] somewhere between late May and early July,” Landgraf told TVLine. READ MORE


FX Officially Renews Archer, Announces 2012 Programming Plans

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It’s official, Archer fans! At FX’s Upfront party in New York Tuesday night, network president John Landgraf announced the third-season renewal of the animated comedy. …READ MORE