AxWatch: PEZ Dispensed for Six Shows

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"Around here, we think of scripts like PEZ," said a network executive today, shrugging off reports of additional script orders for several fall shows.

But who doesn't like a sugar fix now and then? Pending writers strike or no, throwing new money at freshman series does demonstrate at least an inkling of continued interest in a project, does it not?

So, for what it's worth, here's the latest: Three more scripts ordered for NBC's "Bionic Woman," "Life," "Journeyman" and "Chuck" and CBS' "Cane."

Also, confirmed moments ago, The CW has ordered three for "Aliens in America."