By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 7:51 pm | 2 Comments
The U.S. adaptation of Channel 4 comedy series Raised By Wolves, which is set up Arrowverse super-producer Greg Berlanti's production company, has landed at ABC with a script commitment and hefty penalty, TVWise has confirmed.
By Patrick Munn | August 25, 2016 - 6:13 pm | No Comments
UnREAL star Monica Barbaro has been tapped for a series regular role on NBC's newest Chicago series Chicago Justice, TVWise has confirmed. She will play a well-educated, whip-smart, quick-tongued and sharp-witted Assistant State’s Attorney. She can drink beers with the boys or take a night out at the opera.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2016 - 6:08 pm | No Comments
Starz has picked up their sports comedy Survivor's Remorse for a ten episode fourth season, the network announced on Wednesday. The renewal comes more than half way through the show's third season and after it has posted sizeable ratings increases compared to last season; due in no small part to a time-slot change from Saturday to Sunday nights.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2016 - 10:04 am | No Comments
Syfy UK has picked up the rights to Halcyon (not to be confused with the similarly titled ITV period drama), a new hyrbid scripted and VR series that was initially ordered by Syfy's international channels division earlier this year.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2016 - 6:44 pm | No Comments
Law & Order star Steven Hill passed away earlier today in Manhattan, New York at the age of 94. He is survived by his wife, four daughters, five sons and his brother Charles. The news of Hill's death was first reported by The New York Times. He is best known to international audiences for playing Manhattan District Attorney Adam Schiff on ten seasons of the original Law & Order, taking on the role after the project scored a series order at NBC in 1990.
By Patrick Munn | August 22, 2016 - 7:18 pm | No Comments
Netflix has handed out an eight episode series order to Friends From College, a half comedy series, starring Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother) and Fred Savage (The Grinder), which hails from Nick Stoller and Francesca Delbanco.
By Patrick Munn | August 18, 2016 - 5:48 pm | No Comments
Netflix has come on-board BBC America's original series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, starring Samuel Barnett (Penny Dreadful) and Elijah Wood (The Lord Of The Rings), TVWise has learned. Under their deal, the streaming giant will now co-produce and serve as the exclusive broadcaster of the eight episode comedic thriller series in more than 100 international territories, including the UK.