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Morning round-up: Rating tonight's 'V' fall finale, 'Twilight' movies head to FX, Adam Lambert's AMA performance comes under fire

November 24, 2009 |  8:21 am

Reviewing tonight's "V" fall finale (with no spoilers attached): "V" Show Tracker Jace Lacob has seen tonight's goods and he says this episode is the one to watch. Or as he puts it: "If you've been on the fence at all about ABC's reimagining of "V," this is the episode to watch. Unfolding at a breakneck speed, there's a slew of neck-snapping plot twists, defining character moments and some enticing reveals designed to sate our appetite until "V" returns in the spring."

USA renews "Psych": Season 5 coming your way next summer, says Variety. The second half of the current fourth season begins in January.

"Twilight" heads to FX: The cable network, home to such gritty male-skewing dramas as "Sons of Anarchy" and "Rescue Me," has just bought the rights to the four "Twilight" movies (including the unreleased sequels "Eclipse" and "Breaking Dawn.") Also included in the deal with "Twilight" producer Summit Entertainment are the movies "The Hurt Locker," "Knowing," and "Push." THR reports that the first of the vampire romance films will debut on the channel in 2011.

Susan Boyle gets profiled: TV Guide Network announced it would air "I Dreamed a Dream: The Susan Boyle Story," on Dec. 13.

Adam Lambert draws record audiences: The singer's controversial performance helped boost ratings for Sunday's "American Music Awards." More than 14.2 million viewers watched his racy moves (and J.Lo fall on her butt). That's the show's biggest draw since 2002.

...he also drew complaints: Some 1,500 of them. No word on whether or not the Federal Communications Commission will take any action.

First 'Cougar Town,' now 'FlashForward': ABC has temporarily shut down production on the freshman sci-fi drama. Sources tell EW.com that the break was accounted for in production schedules. "FlashForward" has already been picked up for a full season. Elsewhere, People.com reports that "Cougar Town" goes back into production Nov. 30, at which point star Courteney Cox's "family matter" will have been resolved.

-- Denise Martin

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