TLC is Down With More Polygamy

... TLC, which once upon a time was The Learning Channel and provided intellectually stimulating programming but is now just a parade of freak shows, has renewed polygamist reality show Sister Wives. The program follows some dude who somehow swindled four women into marrying him. [The Live Feed]

... Actor Taye Diggs has sold a new drama project to ABC. Match will follow the wacky world of adoption, following lawyers, doctors, and caseworkers as they try and put kids into homes. [The Live Feed]

... Okay, which one of you out there sold your soul for a sitcom based on the life of Rob Schneider? [Deadline Hollywood]

... I'm proud of you guys, really I am. Community's Halloween episode, which was hilarious (I'm assuming, because I haven't actually watched it), was the highest rated episode of the comedy since last January. 5.7 million viewers and a 2.4 rating among adults? Not bad at all! [The Live Feed]

... Mehcad Brooks has landed on his feet after My Generation got canceled. Brooks, who also played Eggs on True Blood, will star in USA's Necessary Roughness, about a therapist who works with a professional football team. Guess what Brooks will play? [Deadline Hollywood]

... The original Danno has died. James MacArthur, who booked 'em for Hawaii Five-O, passed away at the age of 72. [Star Advertiser]

... TNT has picked up Bird Dog, a drama about two cops who happen to be father and daughter. And they're partners! [Deadline Hollywood]

... Showtime is making a show about a self-centered woman who craves attention by writing a blog about her sexy exploits and whining about men. At least that's what I got out of it. Boycrazy is based on, the blog of some girl named Alexi Wasser. A sample of her blog posts: "5. if you meet a guy and IMMEDIATLY [sic] get your period, it means you’re soul mates." Yeesh! [Deadline Hollywood]

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