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The Cricket’s Daily 3: ‘Sean Saves the World’ axed

First Published      Last Updated Jan 30 2014 07:26 am

Here's what's happening today in pop culture:

• NBC has sacked its first-season sitcom "Sean Saves the World," in which Sean Hayes plays a divorced gay dad. [Entertainment Weekly]

• Tom Sherak, former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, has died. He was 68, and had been battling prostate cancer. [Variety]

• The Toronto International Film Festival is sick of programming "world premiere" and "North American premiere" films, only to have the Telluride Film Festival "stealing thunder" a few days earlier. [The Toronto Star]