News Briefs: Michael and Michael Have Twitter

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... Wednesday night's episode of Michael and Michael Have Issues will coincide with a two-hour "Twitter town hall," during which viewers are invited to submit show questions and commentary via the popular micro-blogging service. Stars Michael Showalter (@mshowalter) and Michael Ian Black (@mianblack) -- plus several of the show's writers -- will be on hand to play along starting at 9:30 p.m. ET.

... Television killed the comic-book star at last weekend's Comic-Con convention -- the Heroes, Lost, and Chuck panels were among the most popular events. [via The Hollywood Reporter]
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... Incoming! TNT is working on an untitled alien invasion pilot in which a small band of soldiers and civilians must fight extraterrestrial occupation after most of the human population is destroyed. Steven Spielberg will produce, and Noah Wyle (ER) will trade his scrubs for fatigues to star as Tom Mason, the leader of the group. Moon Bloodgood (Burn Notice), Jessy Schram, Seychelle Gabriel (Weeds), and Maxim Knight have also joined the cast. [via The Hollywood Reporter]

... CBS is compiling Smash Cuts -- a half-hour showcase for viral videos culled from ye olde Internets -- for a September 27 premiere. [via Variety]

... In other new-show news, TLC will debut Truth Be Told -- a six-episode documentary series that explores subjects' obsessions (with plastic surgery, their pets, and more) -- on August 12. [via Variety]

... Lost alum Dominic Monaghan will join the cast of ABC's FlashForward. The show's producers -- who revealed the news at FlashForward's Comic-Con panel with a surprise appearance by Monaghan himself -- said little about the actor's new role; all we know so far is that Monaghan will play a character named Simon. [via Variety]

... The Bachelorette is finally over and -- spoiler alert! -- Jillian awarded the final rose to Ed.

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