Another Showrunner Abandons FlashForward

... FlashForward can't seem to keep a showrunner around. The ABC hit has lost yet another chief, with The Dark Knight writer David Goyer ditching the project in favor of his other stuff, whatever that is. This is the second showrunner to leave the sci-fi drama, which is not a good sign. A new boss has not been named. [THR]

... Michael Chiklis seems to have landed a solid role post-The Shield. After going down in legend as the morally corrupt cop Vic Mackey, he'll play the male lead in ABC's No Ordinary Family, about a normal clan that develops special powers. Chiklis' involvement immediately puts the show on my must-see list. [Variety]

... Zach Gilford, who plays Dillon High badass Matt Saracen on NBC's Friday Night Lights, has been tapped for the ABC drama pilot Matadors. The new show follows two rival families in Chicago, one tied to the District Attorney's office and the other to a high-powered law firm. It'll be nice to see Gilford branch out from his underrated acting game. [EW.com]

... Lost's Daniel Dae Kim won't pack his bags like the rest of his castmates when Lost ends this season. He's staying put in Hawaii (where Lost is filmed) and will star in the CBS remake of Hawaii Five-O. Kim is the first of the Lost cast to decide on his next job. [THR]

... American Chopper, which I've seen exactly zero times, is done after this week's episode. Family in-fighting over the business among the Teutul clan is thought to be the cause. Ummm, isn't that what makes reality television go? "The Teutuls will always be a part of the Discovery family," said a rep. "Except in the sense that they are in no way part of Discovery," I added. [TMZ]

... Henry Winkler, who plays incredibly cool guys and bumbling lawyers with equal skill, is joining the cast of Royal Pains. He'll play the father of Hank and Evan on the USA show. I grade this casting an "Ayyyyyyyyyyyy!" [THR]

... Heroes creator and grave-digger Tim Kring is working on a new series for NBC titled III. The new show is about alternate world war where the US is invaded and WWIII grips the world. Several new characters will be unnecessarily introduced and the show will never be as good as it was in Season 1. Does this mean Heroes will be canceled? Probably. [io9]

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III sounds like a good show. But I won't watch it if Heroes is cancelled. ANd If Heroes is cancelled I won't be watching anything on NBC cause thats the only thing I watch.
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Does that say "three" or "ill." A little ambiguous, Mr. Kring! LOL. I imagine "three," given the content.
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And yet another idiot at NBC is given another job after miserably failing at the first. They all just keep failing upward at NBC. Tim Kring created a pile of crap. He should just have to clean the bathrooms at NBC, he shouldn't be creating new television.
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If I were a showrunner working on "FlashForward" I'll abando the ship as well. Someone cares if the series returns or not?
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The news about Flash Forward losing David Moyer, one of its showrunner was reported on imdb.com LAST WEEK! I hate to say it, but that is yesterday's news!
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If you liked or loved a show early on and its promise, then I can see voicing disdain in what you perceive as its decline, especially if you continued to follow it in hopes of change. Even if you left it early, you still have a right to that opinion of early on, even if things improved (by others' standards).
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I do not think Heroes is dead. Many producers work on more than one project. I think that NBC is calling anybody to fill prime-time hours and throwing money at them. I think Kring is just getting a little extra dough while it is being thrown around.
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Sounds more like an adaptation of the Incredibles. Hopefully it doesn't suck like the Fantastic 4 movie though knowing ABC it's bound to get cancelled anyway...
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A) Not good about Flash Forward the show despite heaps of good potential just can't seem to catch a break.

B) I'll definitely tune in for M. Chiklis' new show even if it does sound so far like a tv remake of the fantastic four, IO love watching him on tv though thankfully I never had to endure the last season of The Shield from what I've read it all went to hell and ended poorly so I'd rather remember him in the better seasons of it.. C) Good on DDK for landing another role hopefully it and the show work out for him.

D) Tim Kring's new show does sound promising perhaps something like Red Dawn on a television scale? I just hope if it happens it has the ability to last(And entertain while lasting)
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I don't understand why people want Heroes to be canceled.... If you don't like it don't watch it, but don't ruin it for the real fans of the show.
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I guess that's official, Heroes is over.

At least the series finale was awesome.
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"Several new characters will be unnecessarily introduced and the show will never be as good as it was in Season 1". AGREED 100% xPPP
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Tim, you so rock!
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ha, ha , ha...finally something clever out of these articles, all though is the III an action show with fighting, a drama with back stabbing presidents and generals or something supernatural, fantasy ect?
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Meh, looks like Heroes is over and Flashforward is in trouble, though Krings new series does sound interesting
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damn...ouch. agreed with the grave-digger remark. even though i still love the show.

crap..=/ that is not good news.
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"Several new characters will be unnecessarily introduced and the show will never be as good as it was in Season 1". LOL
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ABC needs to get a good showrunner for flashforward.



and I will definitely check out the Hawaii-Five-O just because of Daniel. and I have never seen the original nor do I know what it's about.
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Love your comment on III.
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