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Justin Bieber has been named the “official digital host” for the MTV EMAs. What does that mean, and what are the MTV EMAs? It means he’ll be tweeting and otherwise interacting with fans during the digital simulcast of the MTV Europe Music Awards (hosted on-air by Eva Longoria), which air on MTV2 on Nov. 7. [MTV]
Some good news for ABC’s “No Ordinary Family”: The network hasn’t picked up a full season yet, but it has asked for four extra scripts. “Brothers & Sisters” and the midseason show “Off the Map” also got additional script orders. [Deadline]
In what is either absolutely brilliant or utterly tasteless timing, Spike TV has announced the premiere of “Coal,” a show about West Virginia miners, a day after 33 Chilean miners were rescued. It’s produced by “Deadliest Catch” mastermind Thom Beers and debuts in April. [Spike]
In development news, “Lost” writer-producers Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis are working on a “fairy-tale-themed” pilot for ABC Studios, and HBO is considering giving a pilot order to a comedy series set in the fashion world starring and produced by Tea Leoni. [EW/Deadline]
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