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TV News: Zombieland, Burton, Cougar, Girl

By Garth Franklin Tuesday March 26th 2013 03:40AM
TV News: Zombieland, Burton, Cougar, Girl

Zombieland
Amazon has confirmed it has greenlit a "Zombieland" TV series from scribes Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick. "Zombieland" is one of thirteen pilots that will be streamed for free on Amazon Instant Video and LOVEFiLM UK.

Feedback from customers will help determine which pilots will continue on to a full season order. [Source: Techno Buffalo]

Burton and Taylor
Dominic West and Helena Bonham Carter are set to star as legendary, volatile ex-lovers Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor in the BBC4 & BBC America production "Burton And Taylor".

The story charts the pair’s ill-fated appearance in a 1983 revival of the Noel Coward play, Private Lives, which ran for 63 performances on Broadway. Richard Laxton helms from a screenplay by William Ivory. [Source: Deadline]

Cougar Town
ABC Studios' "Cougar Town" has received an order for another season at the cable network TBS. The fifth season order will consist of thirteen episodes.

The show has seen a relatively steady ratings performance with 2.8 million viewers and 1.7 million adults 18-49 in Live+Seven Day delivery. [Source: The Live Feed]

Girl Meets World
William Daniels will reprise his beloved role as Mr. Feeny in Disney Channel's upcoming "Girl Meets World," the spin-off of the classic 1990s sitcom "Boy Meets World".

It is not known if Mr. Feeny would keep playing Mr. Feeny beyond the pilot if the show gets picked up as a series. [Source: TV Line]

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