Breaking In Is Not Dead Yet... Again

... Fox's Breaking In just won't die. Almost two months after being mostly canceled and practically dead, there are signs of life (sort of) for the short-lived comedy that debuted in April. Fox and Sony Pictures TV have picked up the options on the cast's contracts, keeping the door open for the show to return despite being almost absolutely left off Fox's 2011-2012 schedule. There you have it, fans—a certain, almost-absolute guarantee that Breaking In is definitely not kind of totally canceled and could for sure be given a second chance. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Law & Order: Special Victims Unit is bringing back two of its hottie ADAs next season after a flurry of major casting overhauls left some jobs in doubt. Stephanie March and Diane Neal, who play Alexandra Cabot and Casey Novak, respectively, will return for multiple episodes in the upcoming 13th season. Star Chris Meloni left the series completely in the off-season, and perennial Emmy nominee Mariska Hargitay is taking on a smaller role this season. Last week, NBC announced that Meloni and Hargitay will be replaced by Kelli Giddish and Danny Pino. [THR]

... Adrianne Palicki, last seen huffing and puffing while running through Hollywood in an atrocious Wonder Woman costume for NBC, has made another questionable career decision. Palicki showed tons of promise as Tyra on Friday Night Lights but will next be seen in the undoubtedly groan-worthy explosion flick G.I. Joe: Cobra Strikes, where she'll play Lady Jaye. Why is she so hellbent on destroying her future? [CNN]

... Meanwhile, Palicki's Wonder Woman co-star has also found a new paying job. Elizabeth Hurley is taking on a recurring role on the next season of Gossip Girl; she'll play Diana Payne, a media mogul who complicates the lives of everyone's favorite Upper East Side bitches. [TV Line]

... The Situation, Snooki, and the rest of Jersey Shore's oxygen-wasters might be looking for a new roommate soon. Rumor has it that Vinny and his dancing eyebrows left the house for good in the middle of shooting Season 5, after weeks of realizing that he was a part of the worst thing ever created. [TMZ]

... Thinking about showing off your skills on Simon Cowell's new talent show The X Factor? Well you might have to suffer through hanging out with Mariah Carey, who might become a season-long mentor for the reality competition show. Among the things she'll mentor contestants in: talking endlessly about being pregnant, gaining weight and losing weight at inhuman speeds, and cradle-robbing. [EW]

... There have been some major shakeups with NBC's Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, but unfortunately one of them isn't an early cancellation. The upcoming freshman sitcom has axed three of its cast members—Natalie Morales, Angel Laketa Moore, and Jo Koy—citing creative reasons. Are You There Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea stars Laura Prepon and is based on Chelsea Handler's autobiography of the same name. [TV Line]

... Good news, tennis fans! Or, tennis fan! ESPN has obtained the sole rights to broadcast Wimbledon. The sports network outbid NBC, which had held the tournament's rights for 43 years. What this means: No more f***ing g**damn tape delay. [NY Times]


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Breaking In rocks, the show is much better than Raising Hope... Cancelled this one, keep Breaking In
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I don't have anything against Breaking In, never saw it. I am livid that there is interest, that one show is still aired and Lie to me hasn't vanished like Human Target has and when I say vanished, its like the show only existed in the minds of 6 mil. people. I have sworn off Fox, actually my I.Q. is higher than they give their average watcher.
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Die, Breaking In, die!!
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If they don't save Breaking In, at least develop some spinoff with Cash, his scenes with the terminator copier machine killed me.
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Why would you ever leave SVU? They're paying you barrels of money, both the actors are well past their prime (I mean do you see either of them suddenly being come A list anything?), and have you seen SVU lately? I mean you could do that show in your sleep. Oh my god awful rape, B&S comfort and/or confront dubious victim, wise cracks/puns at the station, leg work, twist, DA, twist, interrogation, and solved with or without yet another retarded twist...moral question?! I swear actors have got to learn to ride a show like this until someone puts it down.
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i loved breaking in, i hope they do give it another chance to win people over
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"Gary Goonie? GARY GOONIE??? I'll kill you!"
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Thank you ESPN! :)
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Ohh No... Im really going to miss Maria Sharapova's "unique", loud, enthusiastic, and happy / fun style of tennis.. It was like meditation therapy for me..
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I didn't like Breaking In that much at first, but the show really started to grow on me after a few episodes, and I thought it got funnier and funnier... and now I'm really hoping they bring Breaking In back. Also, I LOVE Odette Annable.
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Please save Breaking In!!!!!!!!!!!!! Maybe put it on FX???
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Glad to hear about Breaking In. From the little bit I watched I was very impressed. So disappointed in the course SVU is taking. It's been one of my favorite shows from the start - sad to see it go. You know its ratings will be awful once Mariska leaves too.
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Breaking In was a fun show with a perfect cast. If Christian Slater isn't burying dead hookers in the desert, he should be doing this show.
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Maybe Palicki should join the cast for the second season of the hopefully returning Breaking In! Good news all round then.
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I really hope Breaking In gets another shot somewhere, whether that's on FOX, FX, or another channel. DirecTV's Audience network (formerly called The 101) might be a good place to air it. Unfortunately, though, that would screw the fans who don't have DirecTV.
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breaking in is a bad show , it is not even funny ,
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great for breaking in, shame on Palicki
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let's hope that its true !!!! BREAKING IN was one of the best new shows. super fun, clever and a fantastic different Lex Luthor.
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Yeah, Adrianne. Where are you getting those scripts from? In the dumpster behind Spyglass Entertainment? The good thing is that apparently the writers for the movie are the guys who wrote Zombieland, a fairly OK movie. The bad is that Jon Chu, will be the director. He has a few Step Up movies and a Justin Bieber documentary on his resume.
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Dear God, please let Breaking In come back. It is the only canceled show this year that I'm missing. Its was SO funny, especially with Michael Rosenbaum.
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Breaking In might be re-born, good news. If it does please give it a fighting chance.
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Yay, Breaking In! I loved the humor and was very sad to hear it was canceled. Best news all day!
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God, I hope Breaking In comes back... Christian Slater finally found a good thing and the ratings were decent, so I don't know why it got canceled but fingers crossed that they get the whole cast back together. Rosenbaum is OSSUM!
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That's fantastic about Breaking In - LOVED the show. Please bring it back for a full 2nd season (22 eps).
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OMG i loved Breaking In and so did my husband. And that is rare cause he really doesnt watch much TV. I cant wait to get the first season on DVD and for the new season to start.
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Breaking in is jokes!! especially the final episode, " I'm Immune to all poisons and sedatives" Looooooool. great cast and good storyline but if they bring it back make it longer than just 20 mins... wouldn't hold my breath though.
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Yes, bring Breaking In back!!! Its Goonies episode hooked me.
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I LOVE BREAKING IN! This is the best news.
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While it's cool no more tape delay for Wimbledon, a little warning...NBC covers the Summer Olympics next year and the tennis events are to be held at the Wimbledon courts. Start ordering those stress balls...
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