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Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 17, 2012

by Rachel Stein December 17, 2012 3:41 pm
Today's TWoP News: Monday, December 17, 2012

I imagine this is good news for Community fans.

Nielsen and Twitter are teaming up to create the "Nielsen Twitter TV Rating," in the hopes of taking a deeper look into TV ratings and metrics. Basically: expect way more hashtags in your future.

Jennifer Lawrence will host Saturday Night Live on January 19 with musical guest The Lumineers. Will people finally be sick of Hunger Games jokes by then? Time will tell!

Ming-Na will guest star on an upcoming episode of Nashville. Be afraid.

In development news, HBO has ordered a promising new comedy about a group of gay friends as well as a documentary produced and directed by Martin Scorsese about Bill Clinton; ABC is working with Breaking In creator Adam F. Goldberg to develop a single-camera comedy described as "a dysfunctional Wonder Years set in the simpler times of the 1980s"; and E! is possibly getting a Gallery Girls rip-off.

In what will make TV-marathoners very happy, Amazon will stream all seven seasons of The Closer and the current and future seasons of Falling Skies to its Prime members.

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.

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