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November 30, 2009: 'Prison Break' actor joins 'True Blood'
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Marshall Allman is joining the cast of HBO's "True Blood" as a regular for the upcoming third season.

November 30, 2009: TNT cancels 'Raising the Bar'
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As expected, TNT has canceled Steven Bochco's legal drama "Raising the Bar." Here's a statement from the network:

November 30, 2009: CBS pulls 'Three Rivers'
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CBS is pulling "Three Rivers" from Sunday nights effective immediately.

November 30, 2009: 'True Blood,' 'Lost,' 'Dexter' get PGA Award noms
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The Producers Guild of America announced nominations for its TV categories, with producers honoring several shows set in the world that they know best.

November 30, 2009: Barack Obama pushes Jay Leno off the air
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The president of the United States and NBC's highest-rated reality series have conspired to bump Jay Leno off the schedule.

November 30, 2009: Thanksgiving-averse Aussies leak 'FlashForward'
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This week's episode of "FlashForward" has leaked online.

November 30, 2009: 'New Moon' fans boost Jimmy Kimmel ratings
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"New Moon" fans continue to boost the ratings of TV talk-shows, with ABC's Jimmy Kimmel matching season highs aided by visits from Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart.

November 30, 2009: Worst Stephen King book becoming TV series
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Syfy has ordered a drama series based on the dreadful Stephen King novella "The Colorado Kid."

November 30, 2009: Football rules Sunday, helps Fox's animated lineup
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NBC's "Sunday Night Football" coverage landed on top last night as network viewership began to stir from its turkey-induced stupor.

November 30, 2009: Wanda Sykes takes on Tiger Woods accident (video)
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Wanda Sykes is no Jon Stewart, but she can still take advantage of cable news network myopia as well as anybody.

November 30, 2009: 'The Mentalist' gets a new boss
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Meet the new boss on "The Mentalist."

November 26, 2009: Hope for Jay? 'Leno Show' halts ratings slide
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Has Jay Leno changed course? NBC's primetime talk show has recently halted its heavily reported ratings slide, a decline that was nearly constant since the show's September debut.

November 25, 2009: Mickey Mouse sues Donald Duck (kinda)
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If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it still may not be a duck.

November 25, 2009: HBO's 'Big Love' season four teaser trailer
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Very cool... HBO's new ad for "Big Love" season four...

November 25, 2009: PETA Thanksgiving ad runs afowl of NBC standards
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PETA is once again getting people to watch an ad by promoting the fact a network rejected it.

November 25, 2009: 'Real World: DC' trailer goes inside White House
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Here's the trailer for the latest installment of MTV's "Real World" franchise, which includes a scene inside the White House when a housematesteps behind Robert Gibbs's podium in the Press Briefing Room...

November 25, 2009: ABC announces Oprah-Obama Christmas special
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The queen of daytime will interview the president of the country during an ABC holiday special that brings together Oprah Winfrey and Barack Obama.

November 25, 2009: MTV's 'Jersey Shore' trailer has Italian group fuming
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MTV's new reality show "Jersey Shore" is drawing outrage from a national Italian-American organization, which calls the not-yet-debuted show "trash television" and asks the network to cancel the series.

November 25, 2009: 'V' stops drops, 'NCIS: LA' has best night since debut
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The screeching sound you're hearing is ABC's "V" ratings hitting the brakes and coming to abrupt halt.

November 25, 2009: Adam Lambert on 'Early Show': 'I'm not a babysitter' (video)
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Singer Adam Lambert admitted his performance at the American Music Awards got "carried away" Sunday night but remained unapologetic about his act: "I'm not a babysitter, I'm a performer."

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