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The Flash scores for The CW, Fox eyeing X-Men series and more

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— Last night’s series premiere of The Flash was The CW’s highest-rated series launch since The Vampire Diaries in 2009.

— Fox is eying a live-action X-Men series!

Star Trek 3 cameo rumours have angered William Shatner.

— All Jennifer Lawrence wants in a boyfriend is someone to “watch TV” with… Sign us up!

Days of our Lives star Freddie Smith (Sonny) was involved in a really bad accident yesterday. They’re saying speed and alcohol may have been a factor.

— MTV has renewed Awkward for a fifth and final season.

— Don’t worry! NBC’s Say Anything TV series is dead after Cameron Crowe and John Cusack strongly objected to it.

— Meanwhile, ABC is developing a TV show based on Uncle Buck. The 1989 John Hughes film starred John Candy was later remade for television in 1990 (and starred Kevin Meaney).

American Horror Story: Freak Show’s Jessica Lange is just like the rest of us… When it comes to Glee star Lea Michele that is.

— Super Channel will premiere The Missing, a co-production between the BBC and Starz. Premiering on Wednesday, November 26 at 10 p.m. (about a week after its debut on BBC One and Starz), the series stars James Nesbitt, Frances O’Connor and Tcheky Karyo. The 8-episode hour-long thriller is about the disappearance of a five year-old boy while on holiday in France, which sets off a manhunt that will last for years and years to come.

Seinfeld and Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus will receive the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy later this month. Past recipients include Ben Stiller, Sacha Baron Cohen and Betty White.

Jay Leno could soon return to television – he may land a CNBC primetime show about his love of cars.

— Jimmy Fallon weighed in on the pro’s and con’s of joining Ello on last night’s episode of The Tonight Show:


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