‘Coach’ Revival Scores 13 Episode Series Order At NBC, Craig T. Nelson To Reprise Role

CoachRevivals continue to be hot this development season. Mere days after Fox revived The X-Files as a limited event series with original stars Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny, NBC has picked up a revival of the late 1980s/early 1990s comedy Coach. Craig T. Nelson will reprise the titular role in NBC's revival, which has receive a 13 episode order. Read More

WGN America’s ‘Manhattan’ Adds ‘CSI’ Alum William Petersen For Season 2

William PetersonWilliam Petersen is returning to television. The former CSI: Crime Scene Investigation star has joined the cast of WGN America's period drama Manhattan as a series regular for it 13 episode second season. The series, which hails from Sam Shaw, Thomas Schlamme, Lionsgate Television, Skydance Television and Tribune Studios, is set to enter production on its second season this April in New Mexico for a later 2015 premiere. Read More

‘Downton Abbey’ To End With Sixth Season

Downton AbbeyAfter months of rumours, ITV and series producer Carnival Films have confirmed that the upcoming sixth season of Downton Abbey will be its last. The 8 episode final season and a Christmas special will air on ITV later this year, and will be broadcast on PBS state-side in early 2016. Read More

VIMN To Launch Spike UK On April 15th; Picks Up UK Rights To ‘Olympus’, ‘Justified’, ‘Sons Of Anarchy’ & More

Justified - Season 5 (FT)Viacom has firmed up the launch plans for new channel Spike UK. A local version of the US network, Spike UK will launch on range of platforms including Freeview (channel 31), Sky (EPG slot 160) and Freesat (channel 141). In making the announcement, Viacom International Media Networks also revealed the content line-up for the channel's launch, which will include a combination of US acquisition's and local commissions. Read More