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NBC said Tuesday that its 1960s period-piece drama, "The Playboy Club," is being canceled, less than 24 hours after the new series drew just 3.5 million people for its third episode. It's the first cancellation of the fall TV season.
In its 23rd year on TV, "The Simpsons" could be on the endangered species list.
NBC is expanding its relationship with the co-creator of "King of the Hill" in a bid to move into prime-time animation.
Perhaps the only ones more excited than the 130,000 fans getting ready for this week's Comic-Con are the Hollywood studios and networks hoping to capture their attention.
July 3: Movie director Ken Russell is 84. Singer Fontella Bass is 71. Actor Kurtwood Smith ("That 70s Show") is 68. Actor Michael Cole ("The Mod Squad") is 66. Country singer Johnny Lee is 65. Writer Dave Barry is 64. Actress Betty Buckley is 64. Guitarist-singer Paul Barrere of Little Feat is 63. Country singer Aaron Tippin is 53. Synthesizer player Vince Clarke of Erasure is 51. Actor Tom Cruise is 49. Actor Thomas Gibson is 49. Actress Hunter Tylo is 49. Actress Connie Nielsen ("Gladiator") is 47. Actress Yeardley Smith ("The Simpsons") is 47. Keyboardist-guitarist Kevin Hearn of Barenaked Ladies is 42. Singer Tonia Tash of Divine is 32. Actor Grant Rosenmeyer ("Oliver Beene") is 20.
Steve Guttenberg, Julie Kavner and Marlo Thomas will appear in "Relatively Speaking," three one-act plays by Woody Allen, Ethan Coen and Elaine May that are being bundled together on Broadway this fall.
Fox is canceling "America's Most Wanted," the Saturday night show that has profiled criminals on the lam since 1988, and replacing it with reruns.
On Saturday, Seth Meyers will headline Washington's annual "nerd senior prom" or, as it was known in days gone by, the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner. One comic you won't see headlining the dinner or sharing a dais with President Obama is Jackie Mason, who has been unrelentingly skewering the president with gleeful abandon.
"'Drugs' is the first word Charlie Sheen utters in his only scene from 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off,' a cinematic relic from 1986," writes Bret Easton Ellis at Daily Beast.