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Fox Cancels ‘Almost Family’ After One Season

The Fox drama Almost Family will not be back for a second season. The series, which starred Timothy Hutton as a fertility doctor who used his own sperm to inseminate patients, has been canceled following its 13-episode first season. After premiering in October, the series moved from Wednesdays to a Saturday time slot in mid-January and wrapped Feb. 22. ...Read more

‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’ Series Is Coming To Netflix

Netflix announced director Taika Waititi is set to write, direct and executive produce two animated series based on Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” for Netflix. The first series from Waititi will center around the characters in “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” The second, titled “Oompa-Loompas,” will focus on the characters of the same name who work in the chocolate factory. Netflix said that it plans to “retain the quintessential spirit and tone of the original story while building out the world and characters far beyond the pages of the Dahl book for the very first time.” ...Read more