Lost's Carlton Cuse Is Working On a New Show

... Former Lost showrunner Carlton Cuse has a new project in development at ABC. The drama is set in Virginia during the Civil War, and is described as an "event" series. If anyone out there knows what that means, by all means let me know. [Variety]

... Food Network is canceling Ace of Cakes after the upcoming season, set to premiere in January. Duff, the centerpiece of the show, is currently discussing other show ideas with the network. Perhaps a show about him, I dunno, making cakes? [TMZ]

... NBC is working on a reality competition show based on the old father-son game of Catch. Sigh. The Catch will have contestants playing the game in "extreme" places, such as catching balls dropped from a helicopter. Sigh. [The Live Feed]

... Fox has finally officially picked up Breaking In, the comedy starring Christian Slater as head of a network security crew. Breaking In may be poised to take over Running Wilde's slot should Fox dump the show. [The Live Feed]

... Someone is giving Kelsey Grammer another shot at TV stardom. Starz is bringing on the Frasier star to lead Boss, a drama from Gus Van Sant about a Chicago mayor. [EW]

... Blue Bloods' Jennifer Esposito has been promoted to series regular. Esposito plays Detective Jackie Curatola, partner to Donnie Wahlberg's character. [Variety]

... Can't wait to see the end of Caprica, recently canceled by Syfy? Well get ready to sit still for FIVE HOURS. Syfy is sweeping the remaining episodes of the series under the rug by airing the final five episodes back-to-back x5 on January 4 from 6pm to 11pm. [LA Times]


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That totally sucks about Ace of Cakes. I just love that show. As long as they keep releasing it on DVD I will be happy. I just love Duff and the rest of the gang at Charm City Cakes!
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I might give Carlton a go, . . . .even though I didn't care for the end of Lost. Yes, clues a plenty dotted all the seasons, . . . I just didn't care for the ending as so many people are able and right to. He could not please everybody, right. It wasn't a bad run, it just wasn't the end for everybody, so every side can eventually get over it.
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New series by Lost creator ? Don't worry about the plot, in the end, it'll be all "about the characters"...
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oh thank god Caprica is dead and soon gone that show was the pits and after the kill BSG with that ending about how we were all from the cross breading of man and whatever, If they want to do a new BSG the should do it as a rebirth of the Caprica and the othere 12 colonies
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Terrible pity about Ace of Cakes, it's such a fun show to watch.
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@ lostcause78 "'Event' series means Cuse will introduce some sort of mystery and will not be smart enough to actually answer it in the end."



+1 sir
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Harper Island was hardly an event series. It was a mini series. All mini-series should be, by definition, an event series.
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Slater is one of those actors who like to see their character developed. Thats something I really like about him. Hopefully this new series he ll be in, will do him better justice than My own worst enemy(Good series by the way) and The forgotten did.
I could care less about Caprica. Love Jennifer Esposito. Wish her the best of luck in tv land.
New reality show? Go figure. LOL. The Event series is the series with a certain number of episodes. Really, Tim, you should know that. Kelsey Grammer cant seem to realize that he needs to let go of his character and try something new. Fraiser is long forgotten show. Oh, and Tim. I wont follow you on Twitter.
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LOL, for Caprica... a business desicion. And like "they" say... "Killing is my business, and business is good"
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VERY conflicted on the Caprica update. On one hand, it's the last 5 episodes of the season/series so they're bound to be pretty damn epic - thus, a really good marathon. On the other hand: damn, Syfy. Why not just call up the fans and tell us to take the show out back and shoot it like it's named "Old Yeller"? This pretty much guarantees no one will remember this series after 5 years or less. Damn shame. It could've become cult and been remade 10-20 years down the line. But I can still dream...
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An Event series points towards a resolution of a conflic in the climax.
i.e - Lost, FlashForward, Prison Break, 24.

I know that because I had to study it.
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I've watched Lost through almost three times now, and I'm pretty confident that I could answer just about every one of the few questions that they supposedly didn't answer. Just because they don't spell every single thing out for you doesn't mean you can't figure it out using a little logic.
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Really NBC? Really Food Network? Really LOST haters? Really?
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I saw an interview on You Tube where Katie Cassidy described her series,Harper's Island,as an event series. She said it will have only thirteen episodes with a beginning and an end. I think that could be an event series...
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I saw an interview on You Tube where Katie Cassidy described her series,Harper's Island,as an event series. She said it will have only thirteen episodes with a beginning and an end. I think that could be an event series...
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In a perfect world, Carlton Cuse (and Damon Lindelof) would never work in Hollywood again.
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Glad to see Esposito as series regular.

BTW, "event" series means Cuse will introduce some sort of mystery and will not be smart enough to actually answer it in the end.
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Stupid Food Network, Ace of Cakes is AWESOME. Everything else sounds lame and I don't/won't watch.
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Not entirely sure what an event-series is. But I'm pretty sure it'll all end with them being dead and enough unanswered questions to keep people talking about series mythology vs series focus for months to come after the final episode.
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Slater is cool and Grammer is not!
Wilde is unappreciated!
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Running Wilde is definitely dead or dying with no hope of survival.
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