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Today's TWoP News: Thursday, May 24, 2012

by Samantha Rullo May 24, 2012 3:48 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, May 24, 2012

The same Internet that's always accused of killing ratings may actually be resurrecting cancelled shows.

Mourning the loss of Pan Am and desperate to find out what would've come of the cliffhanger-ish finale? You may be in luck. Amazon is in talks to continue ABC's cancelled show through its online streaming. Somewhere, a few vintage Playboy bunnies are getting very, very angry.

Apparently, American Idol is (finally) losing some steam. Last night's finale was its lowest rated ever, though it still pulled in 21.5 million viewers and beat the crap out of The Voice's finale. Maybe people just weren't excited about Phillip Phillips -- perhaps because, at the end of the day, his name is Phillip Phillips.

In case American Horror Story wasn't terrifying enough for people, classic horror film The Exorcist is being turned into a TV show.

Don't worry Chuck fans, Zachary Levi is coming back to the silver screen. He and his aptly-named Nerd Machine will host All Access Live specials on Spike, with coverage of Comic-Con, the Electronic Entertainment Expo and the Consumer Electronics Show.

Sony's super upbeat memo to Community stars detailing how to discuss showrunner Dan Harmon's firing has been leaked, and now I feel like I've been hearing from the Dopple-deaner all this time.

Think you've got game? Prove it! Check out Games Without Pity, our new area featuring trivia, puzzle, card, strategy, action and word games -- all free to play and guaranteed to help pass the time until your next show starts.

What are people saying about your favorite shows and stars right now? Find out with Talk Without Pity, the social media site for real TV fans. See Tweets and Facebook comments in real time and add your own -- all without leaving TWoP. Join the conversation now!

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