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Lionsgate Inks Overall TV Deal with Comic K.P. Anderson of ‘The Soup’

Lionsgate has signed an overall television deal with writer, producer and comic K.P. Anderson, Variety has learned.

Under the new pact, Anderson — who served as head writer and exec producer on “The Soup” for 11 years — will create original new series and formats though his Pygmy Wolf Productions banner, giving Lionsgate the rights to all alternative and scripted content produced by his shingle.

“After watching K.P. Anderson help deliver countless clever laughs for over a decade on ‘The Soup,’ we are delighted to have him join the fold here as we continue to expand Lionsgate Television’s commitment to creating unique comedy series,” said Jennifer O’Connell, Evp of alternative programming at Lionsgate Television. “Networks are hungry for someone to crack new comedy formats, and with his talent, versatility, and strong relationships, K.P. is one of the best at breaking new ground.”

Aside from “The Soup,” Anderson also developed and
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Exclusive Portrait: 1990s Queen Danielle Fishel of ‘Boy Meets World’

Chicago – Fans of the 1990s series “Boy Meets World” would probably still like to meet the actress that portrayed Topanga, Danielle Fishel. For seven seasons, she was the dream girl for the the title “Boy,” Cory Matthews (Ben Savage), and has recently wrote her memoir, called “Normally This Would Be Cause for Concern.” She is also featured on the 2014 Disney Channel spin-off, “Girl Meets World.”

Danielle was ten years old when she began doing commercials, and was 12 when landed the role of Topanga Lawrence on “Boy Meets World.” What began as a one-off role became a seven season run for the character, and Danielle made the cover of Seventeen Magazine and was voted one of the “The Hottest 21 Stars under 21” in Teen People Magazine. After the show ended, she appeared in a few films, including “National Lampoon’s Dorm Daze” (2003). She also hosted several TV shows, including Style Network’s “The Dish,
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CW Releases Holiday Schedule for December 15th

  • Boomtron
CW is on a roll when it comes to releasing their holiday schedule, as they released the holiday schedule for the week of December 15th. This includes mid season finales and the return of Hart of Dixie. It is also sprinkled with a few holiday specials for those who miss the classics that we grew up watching. Now they get a chance to share less popular shows. Here is the official listing for that week.

Season Premiere

Hart Of Dixie

“Kablang” — (8:00-9:00 p.m. Et) (Content Rating Tbd) (HDTV)

Second Chances — Zoe (Rachel Bilson) is excited that Wade (Wilson Bethel) has decided to stay in BlueBell. However, she is struggling with getting him to notice her attempts at romantic gestures. Brick (Tim Matheson) is surprised when he gets a knock on his door from someone from his past. Meanwhile, George (Scott Porter) and Lavon (Cress Williams) are on
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'Boy Meets World': Danielle Fishel and Ben Savage respond to casting rumor (sort of)

  • Pop2it
Social media networks nearly imploded with the recent news that a "Boy Meets World" sequel series is in the works, and better yet, that The Disney Channel is looking to cast Ben Savage and Danielle Fishel in their original roles as Cory and Topanga.

Now, as an entire generation of Tgif viewers waits with baited breath, Fishel and Savage dangle the casting carrot with a teasy tweet.

Fishel took to Twitter to announce, "Just want you guys to know that @BenSavage and I have talked and we've decided...Thanksgiving is going to be delicious this year!"

Since "Boy Meets World's" 2000 finale, Fishel has continued her acting career, but focused on hosting gigs. She was a correspondent for "The Tyra Banks Show" and hosted "The Dish" until 2011.

Savage has had guest roles on various episodic shows, such as "Bones" and "Without a Trace," in addition to some film roles.
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CAA Signs New Clients In Unscripted TV

  • Deadline TV
The Garden was launched two years ago in the UK by BAFTA winners, Nick Curwin and Magnus Temple, after selling their company Dragonfly to Shine. At Dragonfly, they created One Born Every Minute and The Family for Channel 4. Currently, The Garden is in production on two shows for Channel 4 – 24 Hours In A&E and Seven Dwarves. Other current productions include The Midwives for BBC2, Kidnap Diaries for BBC4, and The Audience for Channel 4. Edward Boyd is Co-Creator and Executive Producer of The Soup on E! He previously served as Executive Producer of Web Soup on G4 and was Creator and Executive Producer of The Dish on the Style network. Atlas Media Corporation currently has 11 series in production, including Hotel Impossible on the Travel Channel.
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The View's Joy Explains Where the Saints Actually Go Marching

The View's Joy Explains Where the Saints Actually Go Marching
The Dish's own Danielle Fishel sat in as cohost on The View this morning. The good news for Danielle was that she got to meet guest Harry Connick Jr. The bad news was that she had to endure Joy Behar relating this very personal story about the song "When the Saints Go Marching In." It was actually a blessing in disguise because, for days, Joy had thought her phone was lost...
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Starr report

NY state of mind Around town: "The Mighty Boosh" co-stars Julian Barrett and Noel Fielding are here through June 13, record ing their debut album at Electric Lady studios. The album is out this fall (details are expected to be announced any day). "Boosh" is execu tive-produced by one of my all-time-favorites, Steve Coogan ("I'm Alan Par tridge"). Former "Boy Meets World" co-star Danielle Fishel will be here Wednesday to guest co-host "The View." Fishel currently hosts "The Dish" on Style Network.
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Style stars dish on Lady Gaga, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts, Chloe Sevigny

  • Pop2it
On Friday (Jan. 29), after shooting an episode of her Style Network show, "The Dish," Danielle Fishel sat down with her guest-star for the day, Lisa Arch, host of Style's "What I Hate About Me" (and occasional guest-host of the network's "Clean House") and talked red-carpet yeas, nays and hell-nays with The Dish Rag.

On disappointments from the Golden Globes ...

Fishel: "I really did not like Chloe Sevigny's dress. She was so offended that the rain had hit her dress, and I was like, 'That rain could only make it better. It could only add attraction to her dress.' That idea of a full ruffle, top to bottom of your body, kind of horrifies me, in fashion."

Arch: "I totally agree with you. And somebody stepped on her dress, too, and she flipped! I laughed. But I love her on 'Big Love.' But I was really disappointed in Julia Roberts.
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Real Housewife Kim Dishes on The Dish

A quick message from the Soup brain trust: Thank you for helping making this week's Dish the highest rated to date. We obviously owe it all to Kim Zolciak's terrific acting in this clip. And for those of you who really do want to look like Kim, the look-alike kit's not real. Sorry fellas. Anyway, help us spread the good word on The Dish, with foxy chuckle queen Danielle Fishel. And don't miss your next serving this Saturday at 10 p.m. Et/Pt on the Style network.
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