I hear it looks certain for a TNT pickup of Southland, which was dumped by NBC. People working on the show are being told to prepare for a projected November 2nd resume shooting date, but that may be premature. Warner Bros has no official announcement. But that’s because TNT and NBC are still negotiating moolah terms, according to my sources. *UPDATE: “NBC has been holding things up, but we’re getting closer,” a show insider just told me tonight. “This behavior from NBC has been unbelievable and amazingly fucked-up — even for them — which is really saying something…”*

C’mon, was there really any doubt that TNT would want this Warner Bros series? Especially since John Wells and Barry Meyer are joined at the hip? Plus, judging from the fan furor, the show deserved another try. Anyway, at this moment, this is what I understand to be the most accurate info.

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