Kim Kardashian guesting on '2 Broke Girls' Season 4; HBO planning 'Shutter Island' series

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- Everyone's favorite reality royalty is coming to "2 Broke Girls." Kim Kardashian tweets, "Shooting an episode of #2BrokeGirls with @OfficialKat & @BethBehrs! Can't wait for you to see it 10/27 @ 8pm on #CBS." Since that is the CBS comedy's premiere date, look for Kim K. on the Season 4 premiere. She has previously appeared on "CSI: NY" and "Drop Dead Diva." [ Twitter]

- HBO and Martin Scorsese are teaming up yet again as "Boardwalk Empire" heads into its fifth and final season. According to a new report, HBO and Paramount Pictures are working on a deal to bring Scorsese's 2010 film "Shutter Island" to the small screen as a new TV series. The pilot, tentatively titled "Ashecliffe" after the mental institution where the story is set, is expected to be written by "Shutter Island" author Dennis Lehane and directed by Scorsese. [ Deadline]

- "The Goldbergs" producer Matt Tarses is set to adapt Israeli series "So Where Were We?" for ABC. The original version chronicles a man who is always looking for his next get-rich-quick scheme and is described as a "cringe comedy" along the lines of "Curb Your Enthusiasm." Every episode of the sitcom is set in a different location, i.e. the new place the man ends up with his family and best friend. [ The Hollywood Reporter]

- CNBC has ordered a second season of "Restaurant Startup." The cable news network has given its original reality series a 10-episode order to premiere in January 2015. It will continue to feature restaurateurs Joe Bastianich and Tim Love investing their own money in restaurant ideas they believe will succeed. The Season 1 finale airs Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. [ CNBC]

- Lifetime has placed a six-episode, straight-to-series order for Glen Mazzara's drama thriller "Damien." The series will follow the character Damien Thorn from the 1976 film "The Omen." Now grown up, Damien doesn't seem to have an awareness of the satanic forces that surround him and must become aware that he is actually the Antichrist. "Damien" is set to launch in early 2015




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