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The Primetime Emmys continues to fill out its roster of presenters. The latest: “Community” star Joel McHale, LL Cool J of “NCIS: Los Angeles,” Keri Russell of “Running Wilde” and Matthew Perry of “Mr. Sunshine.” [Emmys]
Oscar winner Kevin Spacey may be headed to HBO. The cable channel is close to ordering a pilot called “The Crux” from Rod Lurie (“Commander in Chief”) in which Spacey would play a cult leader. [Variety]
Betty White is adding “author” to her already full plate. She has a two-book contract to write a memoir — called “Listen Up!” — that’s due out early next year, followed by a book about her work with animals. [The Wrap]
The premiere of “Melissa & Joey” on Tuesday (Aug. 17) scored 2.2 million viewers, a record for a comedy series debut on ABC Family. Meanwhile, “Covert Affairs” hit a new high of 5.4 million viewers. [Deadline]
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