Angie Harmon (Women's Murder Club),  Mark Harmon (NCIS), Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights)


Now that the pesky strike is over, TV land is busy at work again, and of course, that means gossip. You know how Mike Mulligan's Steam Shovel kept Popperville City Hall warm at night? That's pretty much how the rumor mill works in Hollywood. Anyway, here are just a few of the interesting poststrike tidbits we're hearing today ...

Two Hours Left? Sob:  According to sources, one option NBC is considering for Friday Night Lights is to "wrap it up" as a two-hour movie of the week. That's not nearly enough, if you ask me (five more seasons might suffice), but at least it's something. We're also hearing the show has already been looked at by at least a few other networks, but so far, no new home. In the meantime, some of you genius fans got together on the WWK message boards and launched this site to try and save the show. Any and all FNL fans should check it out and get moving!

ABC Personnel Issues:  Women's Murder Club will likely come back with new show runners. Sarah Fain and Elizabeth Craft are no longer with the show, which makes me sad, since I met them at the show runners' picket in November, and they were awesome. In other ABC drama news, the writing team of Monica Owusu-Breen and Alison Schapker, who are already familiar names to Brothers & Sisters credits readers such as ourselves, may be asked to run B&S next year.

Series Pickups for Next Season:  According to sources, ER has been ordered for a 22-episode season 15 (!), and NCIS has been ordered for an extralong 28-episode season six.

So, what do you think of all these rumblings? Post your thoughts and FNL heartbreak below...

—Additional reporting by Korbi Ghosh and Jennifer Godwin

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