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Breaking Bad Prequel Spin-Off Better Call Saul

Breaking Bad‘s Saul Goodman-centric spin-off will “by and large” be a prequel — yet could also flash-forward to the legal lizard’s aprés-Walter White existence.

As series creator Vince Gilligan explains …READ MORE

Exclusive: The Office's Jake Lacy Joins CBS Pilot The McCarthys as Gay Son

THE GOODWIN GAMES: Jake Lacey as Jimmy in the new comedy THE GOODWIN GAMES slated for midseason on FOX. ©2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. CR: Patrick Ecclesine/FOX

The Office‘s Jake Lacy has joined the cast of CBS’ dysfunctional family comedy pilot The McCarthys, TVLine has learned exclusively.

The half-hour project, from Brian Gallivan (Are You There, Chelsea?) and Will Gluck (Andy Richter Controls the Universe), centers on a …READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: Oscar Nominee Jacki Weaver Cast as Matriarch in CBS Comedy The McCarthys


Jacki Weaver has parlayed her Silver Linings Playbook fame into a lead role in CBS’ comedy pilot The McCarthys, TVLine has learned. READ MORE

Pilot Scoop: CBS Orders Two Comedies from Greg Garcia, Kennedy-esque Drama and More


If everything goes his way, Greg Garcia will have two comedies on the CBS schedule this fall.

The Eye Network Friday extended pilot orders to the Raising Hope writer/EP’s Super Clyde, a single-camera sitcom about a meek fast food worker who decides to become a super hero. It also ordered …READ MORE