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Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES - WITH AN­DREW FEN­TON

A-HA! Alan Par­tridge (above) will re­turn with a new se­ries of Mid-Morn­ing

Mat­ters in 2016. ZOM­BIE schlock­fest

Z Na­tion has been re­newed for a third sea­son of 15 episodes.

TO com­bat a world­wide short­age of zom­bie shows, CBS is de­vel­op­ing a new zom­bie de­tec­tive thriller called Dead Mann Walk­ing, based on Ste­fan Petrucha’s book.

PHILIP PULL­MAN’s

epic fan­tasy tril­ogy His Dark

Ma­te­ri­als will be adapted into a new se­ries by the BBC.

A ONE-OFF spe­cial of sit­com Out­num­bered is in the works.

BLINDSPOT has been given an early re­newal for sea­son two.

SIGRID THORN­TON, who ap­peared in the orig­i­nal

Prisoner, has joined the cast of Went­worth for sea­son four as a cos­met­ics en­tre­pre­neur sus­pected of mur­der.

THE MUP­PETS will be given a “soft re­boot” in the face of an un­der­whelm­ing re­cep­tion. AUSSIE showrun­ner Shane

Bren­nan has sold two new TV projects, Free­man about a pa­role of­fi­cer and fan­tasy

Bob the Valkyrie. RI­D­LEY SCOTT’s

pro­duc­tion com­pany Scott

Free is de­vel­op­ing a new com­edy se­ries for Jean Claude Van Damme,

(right) play­ing him­self but with a se­cret job as an un­der­cover pri­vate con­trac­tor. It’s called Jean Claude Van John­son.

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