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TV Weekly News: Micheal J. Fox Returns to NBC, ABC Family Picks Up Jennifer Lopez’s New Series And More.

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Micheal J. Fox is returning to NBC after three decades.

The TV veteran will star in an untitled new series where Fox is a husband and father of three dealing with family, career, and challenges (including Parkinson). The new series is loosely based on the “Family Ties” alum’s life.

NBC has ordered 22 episodes of the new series.

  • The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air live on NBC on Sunday, January 13, 2013.
  • VH1 has renewed Single Ladies for a third season, which will debut late 2013.
  • Utah’s station KSL-TV will not air Ryan Murphy new comedy series “The New Normal.” The series follows a gay couple who tries to have a baby via a surrogate. [EW]
  • P!nk, Taylor Swift and Alicia Keys will be featured in the 17th season of “VH1 Storytellers.” The new season bows out this November. [VH1]
  • Good news “Arrested Development” fans! “Arrested Development” which will be aired on Netflix is set to debut next spring. Additionally, the fourth season is schedule to debut more than ten episodes. [EW]
  • “The Killing” may not be dead after all.  The series which was cancelled by AMC network last month may be picked up by Netflix or DirecTV for a third season. [TVLine]
  • ABC Family has picked up a new series called “The Fosters” -a working title -from executive producer Jennifer Lopez. The drama series is about a multi-ethnic family mix of foster and biological kids being raised by two moms. Will you watch this series? [ABC Family]
  • Syfy is working on remaking a UK sci-fi series “Blake’s 7.” The series followed renegades and criminals who escape from a prison planet and became heroes. [EW]
  • Jon Glaser has joined “Parks and Recreation” season 5 as a town councilman and Leslie’s nemesis. [TVLine]
  • “Glee” showrunner, Ryan Murphy tweeted the key arts of the upcoming season of the musical dramedy. Take a look at the posters below.
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Weekly TV News: Fox’s Anniversary Special, USA, & “RHOA”.

Hello sweet readers!

Fox turned 25 this month and to celebrate the network is airing a two-hour 25th Anniversary Special hosted by Ryan Seacrest. The Anniversary Special kicks off tomorrow April 22 at 8/7 p.m. on Fox. It’s slated to feature stars from “Ally McBeal,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Married With Children,” “American Idol,” “24,” “That ’70s Show,” “In Living Color,” “The X-Flies” and of course “The Simpsons”.

More Fox’s news. George Lopez will host Fox’s new dating series, “Take Me Out”. Lopez will play matchmaker to thirty women and men contestants. The show premieres Thursday, June 7 at 8 p.m. ET.

In other TV news, there is one less cab in NYC. Discovery cancelled it trivia show “Cash Cab” while, TLC’s “My Crazy Obsession” will return for a second season.

Juicy news!

Martha Stewart, whose daily talk show, “The Martha Stewart Show” was cancelled by Hallmark in January is heading to PBS. Stewart announced Thursday PBS will air her new program “Martha Stewart”s Cooking School”. The weekly 30 minutes program will air in the fall.

Sheree Whitfield won’t be returning to the “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” the reality star announced she wants to focus more on empowering and inspiring women. “RHOA” just wrapped up its fourth season last week.

Meanwhile, Big Ang, Raiola the break-out star on “Mob Wives” is getting her own spin-off reality series. The series called “Big Ang” joins “Mob Wives Chicago” as “Mob Wives” growing franchise. The reality series will include ten episodes premiering in the summer. Will you watch “Big Ang?”

Premieres:

“Damages” fifth and last season premieres Jul., 11 9 p.m. ET exclusively on DIRECTV.

More summer premiere news, USA networks revealed it premiere dates from its summer line-up. “White Collar” and “Covet Affairs” return July 10. “Royal Pains” and “Necessary Roughness” return June 6 while “Burn Notice” and “Suits” premiere June 14.

Guest-Stars:

Lastly, Perez Hilton will guest star on “Glee”! The blogger will guest star as a judge at Nationals.