By Patrick Munn | November 13, 2018 - 10:01 pm | No Comments
Tony Danza's TV return turned out be rather short-lived. Netflix has cancelled their comedy-drama series The Good Cop, starring the former Taxi star, after a single season. The show's first (and now only) ten episode season launched globally on Netflix back in September.
By Patrick Munn | November 7, 2018 - 9:56 pm | No Comments
Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon, Masters Of Sex) has joined the cast of CBS All Access' The Good Wife spin-off The Good Fight for its upcoming third season, which is currently filming ahead of an early 2019 premiere. The series airs on this side of the pond on the Channel 4 owned digi-net More4. Sheen will play Roland Blum, a brilliant, charismatic and Machiavellian lawyer. He is a man of appetites - drugs, sex, you name it - who's far more interested in winning than the niceties of following the law.
By Patrick Munn | November 6, 2018 - 10:18 pm | No Comments
So long Reverie. NBC has cancelled the sci-fi drama starring Sarah Shahi and Dennis Haysbert after a single low-rated season. Reverie's live+same day ratings hovered around 2 million viewers during its summer run, making a second season a long-shot at best. The series aired on this side of the pond on SYFY UK.
By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2018 - 6:18 pm | No Comments
ABC has handed out a full-season order to their new Nathan Fillion fronted drama The Rookie, the network announced on Monday. The back order is for seven episodes, bringing the show's first season to twenty episodes. While the series has yet to premiere on this side of the pond, Sky Witness secured the UK rights last month in a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne).
By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2018 - 5:54 pm | No Comments
More than a decade after the series was cancelled and the notion of wrapping the show with a pair of movies was floated, HBO today announced that production is now underway on the Deadwood movie. The premium cable network said that the movie will continue the story of the HBO original series that produced 36 episodes between 2004 and 2006. Filming is taking place in Los Angeles ahead of a 2019 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2018 - 4:11 pm | No Comments
This is a major coup for Acorn TV. The North American streaming service has secured the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to the upcoming fifth season of BBC One's Line Of Duty in a deal with Kew Media Distribution. They replace Hulu as the U.S. home to Jed Mercurio's thriller.
By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish, The Matrix) has come on-board to star and executive produce Rendlesham, the eight episode UFO drama series from UK indie Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television. Rendlesham is inspired by the British-American UFO incident which took place at a US air base close to the village of Rendlesham, Suffolk in 1980. Drawing on reported events across dual timelines – from the time of the sightings in 1980, and looking ahead to 2020, the 40th anniversary.
By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Paloma Faith, Miriam Margolyes, Ben Bailey Smith, Tameka Empson and Bethan Wright have all signed up for guest roles on 101 Dalmatian Street, Disney Channel's new animated series based on Dodie Smith's novel and the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. 101 Dalmatian Street is set in modern day London in the borough of Camden. The series follows the adventures of eldest siblings Dylan and Dolly, their parents Doug and Delilah, and 97 younger puppies, whose names also begin with ‘D’, in an epic comedy about family life, multiplied one hundred and one.