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TV News: Community, Cold, Cuckoo, Fargo

By Garth Franklin Wednesday October 9th 2013 09:04AM
TV News: Community, Cold, Cuckoo, Fargo

Community
Alison Brie, Joel McHale and guest star Nathan Fillion have snapped another photo of themselves goofing around on the set of the fifth season of NBC's sitcom "Community". [Source: Twitter]

Cold Justice
Dick Wolf's TNT unscripted series "Cold Justice" has been renewed for a second season to air in early 2014. The reality procedural has averaged 2.5 million viewers per episode.

The series follows two women - a Texas prosecutor and a crime scene investigator, as they dig into cold murder cases. [Source: ]

Cuckoo
NBC has has given a put pilot commitment to a single-camera remake of BBC3's Andy Samberg-led sitcom "Cuckoo". Tim Long ("The Simpsons") will serve as show runner.

The original followed a middle-class UK family whose daughter comes back from a summer abroad married to an eccentric, moronic hippie American husband named Cuckoo (Samberg). [Source: Deadline]

Fargo
The most iconic character from the original 1996 Coen brothers "Fargo" movie, Frances McDormand's Minnesota sheriff Marge Gunderson, will NOT appear or be reconceived for FX's upcoming TV series adaptation.

MGM Studios TV group and digital president Roma Khanna says: "She's [Gunderson] not in it. It's not a retelling of the same story, because on so many levels that would be foolish." [Source: THR]

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