Welcome back to The Weekly Static on a very sunny and chilly Friday the 13th in the northeast, which is perfect weather for hockey mask-wearing and head of your dead mother-carrying — so here’s hoping you take advantage of it!
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● Offer a blunt, honest perspective on a handful of random TV news posts from the past week that also highlights your relentless team of news-thirsty Bleeding Cool writers and the quality work they do.
● Spotlight a news item we might’ve missed that you should find interesting.
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So here comes The Weekly Static (murderer)…it’s the lyrical gangster (murderer)…excuse me mister officer (murderer)…still recap like that:
“The Vampire Diaries” and “The Originals” executive producer Julie Plec has signed a new multi-year overall deal with Warner Bros. Television.
Under the agreement, Plec will continue to develop new original programming for the studio via her My So-Called Company production shingle. Plec has been based at Warner Bros. since 2009, when she co-developed supernatural drama “The Vampire Diaries.” The series, on which Plec was showrunner, ran for eight seasons on the CW…”