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Mixed Notes - June 20

By Rich Heldenfels Published: June 20, 2012

Here's my story from today's Beacon Journal about Howie Chizek, the WNIR radio host who passed away Saturday. And, in case you missed it, here's thefine previous story the Beacon Journal's Cheryl Powell did about Chizek.And thank you to the commenter who recognized that Powell's story was not only good, but done on a very tight deadline.

Today's grab-bag of HeldenFiles items, including more about Arsenio Hall getting back into late-night talk, is here.

I have spent several hours this week at the movies, seeing "Brave" and "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter." Reviews to follow. (I really want to see "Moonrise Kingdom," but haven't fit the previews into my schedule. Will probably pay my own money for that one.)

I have a piece coming up about "The Newsroom," the latest series from Aaron Sorkin, which is immensely frustrating in a Sorkin way in the four episodes I have seen.

Deadline reports that "Unforgettable" may come back as a Summer 2013 series. See here.

FX is considering a new series from the gang at "Rescue Me." The official word: FX is getting back into business with Rescue Me producers Denis Leary and Jim Serpico, placing an order for the comedy pilot Bronx Warrants, announced Eric Schrier, Head of Series Development for FX and Executive Vice President of FX Productions.

 Bronx Warrants was created by Dean Lorey (Arrested Development, My Wife and Kids) who also serves as Executive Producer. Denis Leary and Jim Serpico are Executive Producers and Tom Sellitti is Co-Executive Producer. Bronx Warrants is based on the real life exploits of David Joglar and Richard Wetzel who are Co-Producers. Bronx Warrants is produced by FX Productions. ...

 Bronx Warrants is a comedy revolving around a group of errant warrant detectives in the Bronx assigned to arrest individuals with outstanding warrants. With bonuses paid out for each “body” they bring in, the detectives are out to get rich rather than dole out justice.



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