Morning Static: DOWNTON ABBEY, SPORTS NIGHT, HBO & More!

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• Showrunning 101: How to tell if a TV show is really canceled
• Desperate Times Means Desperate Measures: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? Returning to Fox Lineup
• Mark Your Calendars: HBO Sets Girls and Looking Return Date, Duplass Bros. Comedy Premiere
• Woo-Hoo! ‘Downton Abbey’ renewed for Season 6
• ‘Sports Night’: An oral history, starring Aaron Sorkin and his cast
• Scoop: Law & Order: SVU Casts Harry Hamlin as Rollins’ Former Boss
• Analysis: Will 2014 Be the Year of the TV Latina?
• CBS Launches ALL ACCESS: Over 6,500 Episodes on Demand
• ‘Simpsons’-'Futurama’ crossover sneak peek: Homer and Bender toy with Bart
• Fox’s challenge: Fixing a rough start
• Stocking Stuffer Alert! Save HUGE on FRIENDS THE COMPLETE SERIES on Blu-ray via Amazon.

Morning Static: ROYAL PAINS, NCIS, MARRY ME & More!

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• Funny Business: NBC Orders More ‘Marry Me’
• Sad But True: Fisting, Anal Sex, Penis Pictures: Broadcast TV’s Ratings Grab Gets Raunchy
• About a Gir: Minnie Driver Joins NBC’s ‘Peter Pan Live’
• The Business of Show: ‘Royal Pains’ gets orders for two more seasons.
• NCIS Scoop: Who’s Playing Gibbs’ Fourth Ex-Wife?
• OC Alum Alert: Adam Brody to Star in Neil LaBute Stepsibling Romance Drama for DirecTV
• AFM: Can TV Save the Indie Film Business?
• CBS Unveils Digital Moves: Streaming News Programs and Sony OTT Pact
• Microsoft’s Marketing Totally Backfired When CNN Used Its Devices as iPad Stands, Not quite ready for its close-up.
• The State of TBS and TNT: What Kevin Reilly Will Have to Tackle

Morning Static: SCANDAL, ONCE UPON A TIME, MOM & More!

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• Casting Coup: Marcia Gay Harden Joins ‘How to Get Away With Murder’
• Storybrooke Scoop: ‘Once Upon a Time’ casts ‘Dracula’ alum as iconic character
• Mama Pope lives: Khandi Alexander to return to ‘Scandal’
• Ouch! Witches of East End Cancelled
• The Business of Show: Kevin Reilly Heads to TBS and TNT
• Funny Business: Allison Janney, Anna Faris to host People’s Choice Awards
• Mark Your Calendars: Hart of Dixie Season 4 Premiere Date (Finally) Revealed by The CW
• Interesting: Why We’re Just Now Getting the 1960s Batman TV Show on DVD.
• Stocking Stuffer Alert! Save HUGE on FRIENDS THE COMPLETE SERIES on Blu-ray via Amazon.

Morning Static: SNL, THE MINDY PROJECT, CELEBRITY APPRENTICE & More!

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• Gulp! Can Kid Chefs Help Fox Salvage What’s Left of the Fall?
• Must See TV: I Told My Kids I Ate All Their Halloween Candy 2014
• Groan: Let’s overanalyze an absurd new ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ cast photo
• Mark your Calendars: Cameron Diaz Hosting SNL on November 22
• Funny Business: Julia Stiles to appear on ‘The Mindy Project’ as Morgan’s love interest
• Trend Watch: Syfy Plots ’3001: The Final Odyssey’ Miniseries From Ridley Scott
• Must Read TV: How “New Girl” Lost Its Way and Found Itself Again.
• Analysis: Why Utopia did not fail despite being cancelled
• The Business of Show: Kevin Reilly Near Deal to Run Turner’s TNT and TBS.
• In Conversation with… Jon Stewart
• NBC’s challenge: Cultivating new shows
• Holiday Stocking Stuffer Alert: Save 61% off HOUSE THE COMPLETE SERIES via DVD.

Morning Static: AMERICAN HORROR STORY, THE BIG BANG THEORY, CRISTELA & More!

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• Fox Cancels ‘Utopia,’ a Social Experiment That Failed as TV
• Pilot Watch: Sharon Stone Drama ‘Agent X’ Ordered to Series at TNT
• The Business of Show: NBC to cancel ‘Bad Judge,’ ‘A to Z’ with zombie twist.
• ‘They’re all connected’ Ryan Murphy on the different seasons of ‘American Horror Story’:
• ‘Big Bang Theory’ Boss on Billy Bob Thornton: “We Would Love To Have Him Back”
• Television, Toil and Trouble: The Witches Of TV
• Interesting: Should Norm MacDonald host The Q?
• Seconded: TV’s not dead yet!
• The new all-American TV: How “Cristela” is changing the meaning of family television
• Holiday Stocking Stuffer Alert: Save 61% off HOUSE THE COMPLETE SERIES via DVD.

Morning Static: MOM, THE COLBERT REPORT, GAME OF THRONES & More!

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• Damage Control? Jon Cryer Addresses ‘Two & A Half Men’ Gay Wedding Criticism
• The Business of Show: ‘Meredith Vieira Show’ Renewed for Season 2 on NBC O&Os
• Funny Business: 9 Things We Learned From Amy Poehler’s ‘Yes Please’
• Friday Fun: American Horror Story Gets the Disney Mashup Treatment
• Review: CBS’ ‘Mom’ returns for Season 2 as one of network TV’s most unique comedies
• Ouch! WE tv Cancels ‘The Divide’ After One Season
• Joel McHale Extends E! Deal To Host ‘The Soup’, Produce Unscripted Series
• Spoiler Alert! ‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Signs for Season 7 with Big Raises
• The limits of buzz: How DC comics is winning its war with Marvel — on television
• Blue Your Mind: ‘Arrested Development’ Creator to Recut Season Four Chronologically
• For Canadian Eyes Only: Bell announces new video streaming service called Project Latte
• Mark your Calendars: The Colbert Report’s End Date Revealed

Morning Static: AMERICAN HORROR STORY, JANE THE VIRGIN, THE VIEW & More!

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• Trailer Park: Syfy’s 12 MONKEYS!
• The Circus Is Over! Jimmy Kimmel wants him but New Toronto Mayor John Tory won’t go!
• Life After THE CLOSER: Kyra Sedgwick To Topline & Produce Kari Lizer Comedy For HBO
• Shame On Them: Cartoon Network Censors Its First Gay Kiss on New Show Clarence
• Lily Rabe to appear on ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show,’ reprise ‘Asylum’ role
• Neil Patrick Harris Officially Joins AHS: Freak Show — and David Burtka, His Husband, Is Coming With!
• Pilot Watch: Peter Pan Drama ‘The League Of Pan’ Set At Fox With Imagine TV & Andrew Miller
• The Business of Show: NBA Season Tips Off Debate On The Future Of Broadcast Television.
• RIP: Notes on the Death of the American Network Sitcom.
• Why we need narrators: “Jane the Virgin” has the best voice-over on TV
• Ouch! ABC News Takes Over ‘The View’ As Ratings Dwindle

Morning Static: THE GOLDBERGS, SONS OF ANARCHY, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK & More!

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• Funny Business: ‘Daily Show’s’ Jason Jones to Star in Semi-Autobiographical Comedy Pilot for TBS
• Scoop: The Goldbergs to Pay Homage to Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
• The Business of Show: NBC’s ‘Mysteries of Laura’ Gets Full-Season Order
• This Week in Tech: Amazon’s Fire Stick Is a Challenge to Google and a Threat to Roku.
• Must Read TV: The Dark Side Of America’s Redneck Reality TV Obsession
• Awwww Alert: Kurt Sutter temporarily sidelined from ‘Sons of Anarchy’ series finale
• Scary Stuff: MTV’s ‘Scream’ gets full series order
• Sad But True: You Won’t Be Seeing Vee On “Orange Is The New Black” Season 3
• Netflix’s Marco Polo Teaser Trailer: War and Sex Abound in Ancient China
• Syfy Asks for a Second Chance: Syfy plans to lure you back with these 5 shows.

Morning Static: GOTHAM, BETTER CALL SAUL, THE FLASH & More!

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• ‘Gotham’: 7 ways it could be better
• Kim Kardashian guest-stars on ’2 Broke Girls’: Why does she still get these gigs?
• The Business of Show: CBS gives full season orders to four shows
• Sad But True: HBO to Lay Off Over 150 Employees This Week
• Wait For It: NBC Is Doing the Neil Patrick Harris Variety Show We Have All Prayed For
• Bob Odenkirk on ‘Better Call Saul’: “It’s Total Drama”
• Now Hear This: Amy Poehler On The Howard Stern Show.
• Analysis: ABC Shows Early Strength in Fall Ratings Race
• Post-Mortem: Showrunner Terence Winter on Why He Chose to End Boardwalk Empire That Way
• ‘The Flash’s’ Wentworth Miller on TV Return: I Wanted That “Electricity” Again
• Why It Took So Long for ABC to Cancel Manhattan Love Story: Comedy is the first show to fall this season