Bizarre 'Munsters' reboot eyes Kristen Bell; 'Melissa & Joey' gets super-sized season
NBC's potential "Munsters" remake doesn't even have a script yet, but if the series goes to pilot, creator Bryan Fuller already knows who he'd like to cast as the "normal" cousin, Marilyn: Kristen Bell. Pitched as a combo of "True Blood" and "Modern Family," Marilyn's character would play a much larger role in the new incarnation. [ EW]
Season 1 of "Melissa & Joey" just got a lot bigger. ABC Family increased the order to a full 30 episodes. The network also ordered four new pilots, including an untitled project from "The Secret Live of the American Teenager" creator Brenda Hampton. [ ABC Family]
USA announced its Sarah Shahi vehicle will bow January 20 but has changed the name of the legal drama from "Facing Kate" to "Fairly Legal" -- making it equally ambiguous. [ Variety]
The cast of "Deadliest Catch" finally agreed with Discovery on the terms to bring the series back for Season 7. Captains Sig Hansen and Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand released a statement that they're headed to Dutch Harbor to start filming. [ Discovery]
ABC's upcoming Shonda Rhimes series, "Off the Map," doesn't premiere until midseason, but it's already putting episodes in the can. Details for the fifth episode were just released, and actor Ed Begley Jr. will guest star as a dentist named Hank. Excited, aren't you? [ TVG]
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