A Dexter Renewal Is Imminent

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... It hasn't officially happened yet, but The Hollywood Reporter is boldly predicting a sixth-season renewal for Showtime's Dexter. Okay, maybe it's not that bold, since the show just recorded its second-highest ratings ever. And it's a critic's favorite. And it's an Emmy mainstay. And it's the network's best show. Yeah, real bold. [The Live Feed]

... Starz is working on a remake of Underbelly, the Australian drama that's been compared to The Sopranos. And now Starz may be looking at a Boardwalk Empire clone, as Underbelly has revealed that its fourth season will be set in the 1920s. [Courier Mail]

... Eminem isn't the only person to receive a Grammy nomination. TV stars Jon Stewart, Kathy Griffin, Sarah Silverman, and Craig Ferguson have also earned noms, in the comedy and spoken word categories. [Comedy Central]

... Katie Couric will play herself in an upcoming episode of Glee, prompting many tweens to ask, "Who the f*** is Katie Couric?" [NY Post]

... Chuck Norris is being anointed an honorary member of the Texas Rangers—the law enforcement group, not the baseball club. Norris played the lead role on Walker, Texas Ranger for eight seasons on CBS. The Texas Rangers, meanwhile, will receive an honorary induction into the "Talked To and Didn't Get Killed by Chuck Norris" club. [LA Times]

... Steve Carell is working on a post-Office gig about having a gig at the Post Office. The Office star has sold a workplace comedy to NBC that's based on his experience working as a mail carrier; it's called The Post-Graduate Project. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Paula Marshall, known for her roles on Gary Unmarried, Californication, and Nip/Tuck, is joining House as Cuddy's sister, Lucinda. [TV Guide]

... Netflix is taking a shot at Hulu by offering to drop lots of cash for the right to stream just-aired TV episodes. According to "a person familiar with the matter," Netflix is offering $70,000 to $100,000 for every episode it can air soon after a show has aired on television. If this deal goes through, you can kiss say Aloha to Hulu. [NY Post]


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