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Excess Hollywood: Billy Ray Cyrus, son will chase 'UFO's


  • SyFy is pairing with Billy Ray Cyrus and son Trace on UFO: Unbelievably Freakin’ Obvious, a reality show in which the duo “investigate conspiracy theories involving unexplained activity and paranormal phenomena.” Am I going to have to be the one to make the freakin’ obvious mullet joke? [TV Guide]
  • Jonathan Rhys-Meyers will star as a Jewish diplomat who romances a married Swiss woman in Belle Du Seigneur. Hope she fares better than this one. [Deadline]
  • In a press release, AMC announced it had made an offer not even Don Corleone could refuse: The network has nabbed the rights to The Godfather trilogy through 2019.
  • NBC has ordered Shrek and Kung Fu Panda-inspired holiday specials. Scared Shrekless will air Oct. 28, while Kung Fu Panda Holiday Special will air Nov. 24. [THR]
  • She’s ditched the glasses, but is gaining a Lens: America Ferrera will follow in the footsteps of Susan Sarandon and Edie Falco as the new host of PBS’ Independent Lens. [Associated Press]