Good News: The countdown to the 24 movie has begun, with star Kiefer Sutherland letting it slip in an interview with the women of THE VIEW this morning that the much-anticipated 24 movie will premiere in 2012. Bad News: Nothing screams box office bomb like a movie that has been given a release date — tentative as it may be — before it has a scribe, finished script and/or director. We’re just saying. [Source]

Good News: In a statement released today, newly-minted NBC Entertainment President Bob Greenblatt went out of his way to make clear that the network considers the summer “a very important part of its overall season and will continue to offer a varied lineup of original programs giving viewers plenty of options.” Bad News: So-called options include the return of AMERICA’S GOT TALENT (May 31), THE MARRIAGE REF (June 26), and new competition based shows tentatively-titled STILL STANDING, LOVE IS WILD (Dates T.B.D.). Meanwhile Becki Newton’s LOVE BITES, FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS and THE PAUL REISER SHOW remain mysteriously M.I.A. [Source]

Good News: The struggling daytime TV industry is finally making some mainstream headlines. Bad News: There is such thing as bad publicity when said aforementioned headlines go a little something like so, “ABC May Be Ready To Trim Its Daytime Drama Lineup: Will ‘All My Children’ Go?” [Source]

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