The Cricket's Daily 3: NBC cancels 'Animal Practice'
Published: October 19, 2012 08:52AM
Updated: October 19, 2012 08:52AM
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Courtesy photo Joanna Garcia Swisher, Taylor Labine, Betsy Sodaro, Kym Whitley, Bobby Lee and Justin Kirk star in “Animal Practice," which has been canceled by NBC.

Here's what's being talked about today in pop culture:

• NBC cancels the terrible veterinarian sitcom “Animal Practice,” thus putting one more monkey on the unemployment line. [Entertainment Weekly]

• A movie based on the long-running “Family Circus” comic strip (or, more accurately, comic circle) is in the works, because that kind of biting, topical humor never gets old. [Vulture]

• Did you catch the coverage Thursday night of the Al Smith Dinner? It's sort of the political equivalent of a Friars' Club roast, and both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney got in some zingers. [The Huffington Post]