Lost's Carlton Cuse Is Working On a New Show

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... 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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