USA Loves It Some In Plain Sight

... USA (the network, not the fast-food capital of the world) has renewed In Plain Sight. And not just for one season, but for TWO seasons. Why? Because it can. USA don't play by no rules, man. [Deadline Hollywood]

... Stephen McPherson resigned from his job as ABC's boss on Monday, and many speculated that it had as much to do with his inter-office reputation as it did with ABC's middling performance during his reign. Now reports are surfacing that ABC was in the midst of conducting an internal sexual harassment investigation on McPherson. According to a source, multiple claims have been filed against McPherson by executives and on-air talent. So I guess it wasn't just because he gave the green light to Hank? [The Live Feed]

... Damon Lindelof, the super-geek behind Lost, has revealed his next project. He'll be in charge of the rewrite of 20th Century Fox's Alien prequel, the long-in-development movie with Ridley Scott attached. Apparently Lindelof and Scott met up and discussed a new take on the film that Scott loved. I'm so excited about this I think my heart is going to burst from my chest! Wait... that's not my heart! ARAHRGAHRGHGHHHHHLLELEGHGLLEEEEEEE... [Deadline Hollywood]

... And here's some more news that can tangentially be tied to Lost! Actor Mark Pellegrino, Lost's Jacob and Supernatural's Lucifer, has been cast on SyFy's Being Human remake for American audiences. In the werewolf-vampire-ghost series, Pellegrino will play Bishop, a vampire mentor to Aidan. I don't think that character was in the original BBC version, unless they changed Herrick's name. [SyFy via press release]

... Actress Jennifer Grey and her unrecognizable nose will guest star on House next season as the mother of an ill child. Grey is best known as the chick from Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller's sister, and the best proof there is that a nose job can be a good thing. [EW]

... A former stage manager has accused Jimmy Fallon of sexual discrimination. And get this, the accuser is a DUDE. Paul Tarascio claims that Fallon "just prefers to take direction from a woman" and only let women mic him up. Jimmy's just one of the girls, I guess. [NJ.com]


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I love Marshall and Mary--great banter and great show!
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"In Plain Sight" renewed for two seasons? Great news, the series deserves it and the cast too.
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I love in Plain Sight and this makes my day.
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It is a GREAT show I am glad to hear this news.
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In Plain Sight is a very good show and they deserve the renewing.
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good news about IN PLAIN SIGHT
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I hope that having Lindelof doing the rewrite kick starts the Alien prequel. We've been waiting way to long. (By the way, that was very funny Tim) I'm really happy with the two year deal for Mary and Marshall. In Plain Sight is highly entertaining on many levels. I feel like starting the USA, USA chant.
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LOL - McPherson: a dirty bastard in real life as well as the world of Warehouse 13
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Jennifer was great in Ferris Bueller's Day Off so I am glad that she will be guest starring on House.
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I love In Plain Sight. It is nice to see strong female characters.
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Hopefully he doesn't try and create an ending similar to the one in Lost..
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Yeay for In Plain Sight! I love that humor. And the craziness that is Marshall Marshall Mann. Also, I didn't want to watch the remake of Being Human because I boycot US remakes of good shows on principle (since they're already good, why remake them?), but Mark Pellegrino... How can I not watch a show with a man I would gladly share hell with? Oeps... kinda fell in love with thay guy, thanks Supernatural.
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