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"Ghost" May Come to Broadway; Starz and BBC Team Up

Jbarrowman • “Ghost,” the musical adaptation of the Patrick Swayze/ Demi Moore movie that has been heating up the West End, might move to Broadway. According to Broadway.com, producers are supposedly looking for a star, while other cast members are expected to transfer.

• Starz has signed a multi-year production deal with BBC Worldwide Prods. after their collaboration on “Torchwood: Miracle Day.” According to Deadline, the companies will co-develop and co-produce multiple series with Starz getting the U.S. distribution rights and BBC receiving international rights.

• Is The CW necessary? Or can it necessarily survive? At the Television Critics Association press tour, executive Mark Pedowitz addressed the issues of running a network with such a limited demographic and what can be done to revitalize the channel. Read the story at The Hollywood Reporter.

• ABC has confirmed that after eight seasons “Desperate Housewives” will be leaving the airwaves next May, which may allow a new show to fill its time slot (and possibly fame) in the future. USA Today has the story.

Pictured "Torchwood" star John Barrowman (Photo: Getty Images)

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