By Patrick Munn | August 1, 2016 - 10:02 am | No Comments
TBS is expanding their slate of original comedies by handing out series orders to The Guest Book, a half hour comedy from The Millers and My Name Is Earl creator Greg Garcia, and Carson Mell's animated project Tarantula, TVWise has learned. The network has also picked up half-hour comedy project World's End, from Blunt Talk creator Jonathan Ames, to pilot.
By Patrick Munn | July 28, 2016 - 8:19 pm | No Comments
TBS is adding to their comedy slate. The Turner owned cable network, which is focussed on comedy, has put Think B.I.G., a half-hour project based on the lyrics by Notorious B.I.G. into development; and ordered ten episode digital animated comedy series Storyville, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | July 6, 2016 - 9:07 pm | No Comments
Turner Broadcasting is keeping three of their newer series. TNT has picked up their Ellen Barkin fronted drama series Animal Kingdom, while sister network TBS has handed out renewals to Angie Tribeca and Wrecked. Animal Kingdom and Wrecked will be back for a second season, while Angie Tribeca will be back for a third.
By Patrick Munn | November 2, 2015 - 7:51 pm | No Comments
TBS has handed out a series order to Search Party, a dark comedy starring Alia Shawkat (Arrested Development) which tells the story of a group of four self-absorbed 20-somethings who come together when a former college acquaintance mysteriously disappears.
By Patrick Munn | August 27, 2015 - 6:40 pm | No Comments
American Dad is staying put on TBS for the foreseeable future. The Turner owned cable network has ordered a further two seasons of the Seth MacFarlane created animated comedy series, which relocated from Fox to TBS in 2014. The multi-year renewal - which is for some 44 episodes split over two seasons - ensures that American Dad will remain on air through to 2018.
By Patrick Munn | May 13, 2015 - 3:47 pm | 1 Comment
After years of doing an Upfront Presentation on Mondays for Fox, Kevin Reilly found himself doing the same-thing on a Wednesday for his new employers, Turner Broadcasting. At today's event, which was the first "unified Turner upfront", Reilly, some six months into his tenure as head of TNT and TBS, unveiled a bold plan for the two networks.