Fox’s ‘Rosewood’ Adds Sherri Shepherd In Recurring Role

Sherri Shepherd30 Rock and The Soul Man star Sherri Shepherd has been tapped for a recurring role on Fox's Morris Chestnut fronted procedural Rosewood, TVWise has confirmed. She will play play Doctor Anita Eubanks, a new medical examiner who is described as being "confident, flirty, playful, smart, wise-cracking and good at her job". She is an old friend of Rosewood and does a favor for him by providing some unexpected information. Read More

Virgin Media Inks Starz Deal For Exclusive UK Rights To ‘Ash Vs Evil Dead’

Ash Vs Evil DeadStarz's newest drama series is crossing the Atlantic. Virgin Media has closed a deal with Starz Digital - the global digital and on demand licensing arm of the US premium cable network - to acquire the exclusive UK rights to Ash Vs Evil Dead, starring Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless, TVWise has learned. The first five episodes of Ash Vs Evil Dead are now available to watch via Virgin on-demand service, while new episodes will continue to be made available to Virgin Media TV customers every Tuesday. Read More

‘Supergirl’ Gets Full Season Order At CBS

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Supergirl continues to fly high at CBS. The network has handed out a full-season order to the DC series starring Melissa Benoist, TVWise has learned. While CBS is calling this a "full-season" order, the pick-up is for seven episodes rather than nine, meaning Supergirl will now produce a twenty episode first season. Read More

Amazon Prime Instant Video UK Orders First Original Drama Series ‘The Collection’

APIVAmazon Prime Instant Video UK has ordered their first original drama series. The UK arm of the streaming service has given the green-light to The Collection, an eight episode period drama set in the world of French haute couture just after the Second World War, which hails from Oliver Goldstick, War & Peace indie Lookout Point and BBC Worldwide, TVWise has learned. Read More

Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions Hires Lorraine Sullivan To Develop French & European Projects

Lorraine SullivanBig Light Productions is adding to their executive ranks. The independent production company set up by former The X-Files writer and executive producer Frank Spotnitz has hired European TV executive Lorraine Sullivan, TVWise has learned. She will be responsible for developing French and European television, film and documentary projects for the London based indie. Read More