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George Clooney is receiving the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award at
the Emmys on Sunday (Aug. 29) — and former
“ER” flame Julianna Margulies will be the one presenting it to him. Aww, a Doug-Carol reunion! We love it. [NBC]

James Marsters, best known for playing Spike on “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” will return to TV on Syfy’s new show “Three Inches.” Marsters will play Troy, leader of a band of superheroes. [Twitter]

Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie, creator of “The View,” are creating a unisex version of the hit talkshow for the West Coast, in an afternoon timeslot. Former “Today” show host Bryant Gumbel is on the short list for one of the hosts. [NY Daily News]

NBC is delaying the launch of its new fall reality series “School Pride” by three weeks. Instead of Sept. 24, the show will now debut on Oct. 15. Two two-hour “Dateline” episodes will
air on Fridays instead. [NBC]

Major Garrett is leaving Fox News and giving up his front-row seat at White House news briefings in order to join National Journal. His last day as Chief White House correspondent for Fox News is Sept. 3 [THR]

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TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."