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By Carson Blackwelder

Television Contributor

Every Friday, Rachel recaps the week’s major TV-related news, announcements and gossip! This week, Carson fills in.

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Top Stories

Chevy Chase has pulled out of NBC’s Community — effective immediately.

• NBC is poised to win its first November sweeps in nine years.

Kevin Clash, who puppeteers Elmo on PBS’s Sesame Street, resigned amidst the allegations of having sexual relations with an underage partner.

• Starz canceled Kelsey Grammer’s Boss after just two seasons. 

Jamie Foxx, Oscar winner and star of Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming film Django Unchained, will host the Dec. 8 episode of NBC’s Saturday Night Live (just as we hoped).

Show Biz

Discovery Channel canceled its series Dirty Jobs. It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.

• Brandi Cochran, a model for CBS’s The Price is Right, was awarded more than $7 million in compensatory and punitive damages »

- Carson Blackwelder

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