Donald Glover gets FX pilot, The Office auditions, a look at the new Suits and more


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Teri Hatcher doesn’t think a Desperate Housewives movie script will ever be written. Which is totally fine.

— Still living off the high that is The O.C.’s 10th anniversary, Vulture ranks the six soundtracks…yeah, they had more soundtracks than seasons. (They’ve also got an interview with Tate Donovan, who played like the worst TV dad.)

— While she knew he was leaving, Michelle Dockery was just as shocked as viewers by Dan Stevens’ “brutal” Downton Abbey exit.

— 29% of TV shows get a ratings boost thanks to Twitter.

Dollhouse and Battlestar Galactica alum Tahmoh Penikett will guest star on a multi-episode arc of Supernatural.

Sam Rockwell will be added to the Poltergeist remake. He was amazing in The Way, Way Back, which I saw this past weekend. Come to think of it, he’s done some amazing movies (Moon!).

Sesame Street spoofed Sons of Anarchy with “Sons of Poetry.”

Community’s Donald Glover has signed a deal with FX to star, write and produce a half-house comedy pilot that focuses on Atlanta’s music scene.

Bachelorette Desiree chose Chris after her top pick Brooks quit last week.

— While there’s no update on J.J. Abrams reprising his directorial role in the third Star Trek film, writing duo Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci are in negotiations.

— Starz has cancelled Magic City after two seasons.

— One of the bonus features in the upcoming season nine set of The Office will be some of the casting tapes. Entertainment Weekly has a clip featuring some big names including Adam Scott, John Cho, Eric Stonestreet and Seth Rogen.

— Broadway and former Guiding Light star Laura Bell Bundy will replace Selma Blair as the female lead on Anger Management. Blair left the series in June after clashing with Charlie Sheen. Meanwhile, Brian Austin Green has been promoted to a series regular.

— In tonight’s episode of Suits (yes, Bravo airs it a day late in Canada): Harvey’s defense of Ava hits a roadblock when the interests of her murder trial are at odds with Louis’ work to thwart a hostile takeover of Hessington Oil by a rival businessman.

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Jeevan Brar is a digital content producer and freelance entertainment writer based in Toronto. Jeevan has managed The TV Watercooler since 2008, the Canadian blog has focused on daytime soaps, primetime hits and reality TV guilty pleasures. The blog has also connected Canadian soap fans with exclusive interviews with the cast of enduring daytime dramas The Young and the Restless, Days of our Lives, General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. 'Like' The TV Watercooler on Facebook. You can also follow Jeevan on Twitter and Google+.

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