Read up on Deadline’s top TV stories of the week:

houseofcards__130207005839-200x257__130413002815__140328144138Deal Reached To Film ‘House Of Cards’ Season 3 In Maryland After All
By Dominic Patten
In the end, they struck a tax credit deal that probably would have made Frank Underwood proud. Today Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and House Of Cards producers Media Rights Capital announced they have found a way to keep the Netflix series in the state for its upcoming third season.

PILOTS 2014: The Latest Buzz
By Nellie Andreeva
We’ve reached the point when the fate of pilots is out of the hands of their creators and into the hands of network executives. In the next two weeks, the execs will rely on testings, internal screenings and (occasionally) their gut to pick a couple of dozen pilots that will join the schedule next season.

Columbus ShortColumbus Short Leaving ABC’s ‘Scandal’
By Nellie Andreeva
Scandal co-star Columbus Short won’t be returning to the ABC drama next season after his option was not picked up.

Fox Developing Event Series About Jesus’ Formative Years From Bob Cooper & EOne
By Nellie Andreeva
With popularity of Bible-themed projects showing no signs of subsiding, Fox has put in development Nazareth, an event series written/executive produced by David Franzoni (Gladiator) and executive produced by Bob Cooper.

jasonvFriday The 13th’ Scares Up Hourlong Series
By Mike Fleming Jr.
EXCLUSIVE: After slicing and dicing his way through a dozen feature films, Jason Voorhees is ready to slash his way to small-screen stardom. Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films and Crystal Lake Entertainment have set a deal to produce a new hourlong dramatic series based upon the characters and settings of Friday The 13th.

Meg Ryan To Voice The Mother In CBS’ ‘How I Met Your Dad’
By Nellie Andreeva
Meet the future Mother. I have learned that Meg Ryan has been quietly tapped as the narrator in CBS’ How I Met Your Mother spinoff How I Met Your Dad.

HBO Signs Exclusive Licensing Deal With Amazon Prime
By David Lieberman
Take that, Netflix. Beginning on May 21 the multi-year agreement will enable Amazon Prime subscribers to stream series including The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, The Wire, and later — about three years after episodes initially air — Girls, The Newsroom and Veep.

jimmy-fallon-ftrTop Actors in Social Media And What It Means For TV & Movie Marketing
By Anita Busch
Social media has had a tremendous impact on movie and television marketing, increasing awareness and visibility for a TV show or movie across the globe in a click — a lot clicks — of a button.

Mitch Hurwitz Inks Multi-Year Deal With Netflix For New Series
By Nellie Andreeva
EXCLUSIVE: Mitch Hurwitz is staying in the Netflix fold with a multi-year deal, a rare pact with a writer-producer for the streaming giant.

Chief Justice Slams Aereo At Supreme Court Hearing
By Dominic Patten
If you thought that the legal dispute between Aereo and the broadcasters was combative, it paled compared with today’s one-hour hearing at the Supreme Court. In oral arguments before the nine Justices, both sides took some heavy blows, but the Barry Diller-backed streaming service definitely took one to the jaw from Chief Justice John Roberts.