By Patrick Munn | November 3, 2015 - 7:18 pm | 2 Comments
NBC is beefing up on four of their hit drama series. The network has ordered one additional episode apiece for Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, freshman thriller Blindspot, Chicago Fire and Chicago P.D., TVWise has learned. Each of those four series will now produce 23 episodes this season.
By Patrick Munn | October 10, 2015 - 8:19 am | 1 Comment
NBC has handed out the first back nine pick up of the season, granting a full season order to breakout hit Blindspot, starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander, TVWise has learned. All told, the network has now ordered 22 episode for the show's first season.
By Patrick Munn | October 5, 2015 - 8:22 am | 1 Comment
Sky Living has closed separate deals with CBS Studios International and Disney Media Distribution to acquire the exclusive first run UK broadcast rights to Limitless and The Catch, respectively. Additionally, after months of rumours, the Sky owned channel has also confirmed TVWise's scoop that they have acquired the NBC thriller Blindspot from WBITD.
By Patrick Munn | September 28, 2015 - 9:00 pm | No Comments
NBC is showing a early sign of confidence in their new Monday night drama Blindspot. Mere days after the series starring Sullivan Stapleton and Jaimie Alexander premiered to a strong 10.6 million viewers and a 3.1 A18-49 demo rating, the network has ordered nine additional scripts, TVWise has confirmed.
By Patrick Munn | July 31, 2015 - 5:37 pm | No Comments
The Muppets was the first show from the upcoming 2015-2016 season to be acquired by a UK broadcaster, but what other shows will be coming to these shores by the end of next May? TVWise has pinned down four (when technically five) shows that are close to being snapped up by UK broadcasters. Said shows include NBC's Blindspot, starring Strike Back's Sullivan Stapleton; Showtime's Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti fronted Billions; USA Network's hacker drama Mr. Robot; and CBS' Supergirl, which was identified across the board as a target for a number of UK broadcasters ahead of the LA Screenings.
By Patrick Munn | May 10, 2015 - 6:51 pm | 1 Comment
TVWise continues our Upfronts coverage with a first look at NBC’s new drama series Blindspot. From Arrow EP Greg Berlanti, the series follows a woman covered in tattoos who wakes up naked in Times Square, suffering from amnesia, whose case catches the attention of the FBI, which soon discovers that the tattoos are in fact a roadmap that leads them to a large conspiracy. The Warner Bros. Television produced drama stars Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Audrey Esparza, Rob Brown, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ukweli Roach and Ashley Johnson
By Patrick Munn | May 1, 2015 - 10:06 pm | 3 Comments
NBC is kicking things off a little early this year by handing out the first three series orders ahead of the Upfronts in a little over a week. The three projects to get the nod at the peacock are: Blind Spot from Arrow & The Flash executive producer Greg Berlanti; medical drama Heartbreaker; and Chicago Med, the latest entry in Dick Wolf's Chicago franchise, which already includes Chicago Fire and Chicago PD