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‘LOLA’ cast changes, ‘Big Bang’ renewal and more: TCA Press Tour round-up

The cast of "The Big Bang Theory"

The Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour is still in progress, but it has been a slower couple of news days compared to earlier in the week. Yesterday, critics made set visits, and today, NBC held panels for several shows, but there was no executive session due to the imminent Comcast takeover. Other networks took advantage of the vacuum, though, and made some announcements of their own. Some highlights after the jump.

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ABC Family renews ‘Pretty Little Liars,’ ‘Secret Life’

After big sister network ABC announced the early renewals of six series for the 2011-12 season, ABC Family followed suit and gave second and fourth season pick-ups, respectively, to Pretty Little Liars and The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

Pretty Little Liars resumed its first season last Monday to big numbers, and the cable network must be confident that Secret Life will do the same when it kicks off its third season on March 28.

I have the full press release printed after the jump.

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ABC gives early renewals to six series

As several news outlets are reporting, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee announced early 2011-2012 pickups for six of the network’s series at this morning’s TCA Press Tour panel. Modern Family, The Middle, Cougar Town, Grey’s Anatomy, Private Practice, and Castle will all be back for another season.

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