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Today's TWoP News: Thursday, December 27, 2012

by Ethan Alter December 27, 2012 2:50 pm
Today's TWoP News: Thursday, December 27, 2012

Bye bye Brit-Brit.

After a splashy (and costly) stint as an X Factor judge, Britney Spears may not be back for another go-around when the series returns next fall. If Simon Cowell wants to stunt-cast another faded '90s pop star, Mya is almost certainly available.

It may not have picked up any major Emmys this year, but Game of Thrones did achieve the title of 2012's most pirated show. HBO's fantasy drama was downloaded 4.28 million times during its Season 2 run last spring. That's a piece of news the network is probably losing its head over.

The Dwight Schrute-centric Office spin-off is dead, but NBC will still air a re-tooled version of the episode that would have served as a backdoor pilot. Here's hoping it's not as awkward as the weird not-pilot for that short-circuited Jess-centric Gilmore Girls spin-off.

Because you can never truly scrape the bottom of the reality barrel, Oxygen has ordered a one-hour reality special entitled All My Babies' Mamas about a guy with lots of children, all from different mothers. Wait... is this Donald Trump's follow-up to The Apprentice?

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