By Patrick Munn | October 26, 2015 - 9:21 am | 3 Comments
Wesley Snipes' return to television is being cut short. NBC has cut the episode order for their Thursday night drama The Player to nine episodes, TVWise has learned. Production on the series will shut down once episode nine, which is currently being shot, is completed.
By Patrick Munn | September 30, 2015 - 8:41 am | No Comments
The Player is going global. Series producer and distributor Sony Pictures Television has lined up a slew of international sales for the NBC drama starring Philip Winchester and Wesley Snipes following its debut in the United States last week. Sony has yet to agree a UK deal for the series, though numerous broadcasters expressed interest following the LA Screenings last May.
By Patrick Munn | May 10, 2015 - 8:09 pm | No Comments
TVWise continues our Upfronts coverage with a first look at NBC’s new drama series The Player. From the team behind The Blacklist, The Player stars Wesley Snipes & Philip Winchester and tells the story of former FBI agent Alex Kane who becomes a reluctant player in an age-old secret society’s perverse game of chance, where the stakes are measured in criminal acts and human lives. Made up of the world’s wealthiest, members of this anonymous, amoral club place their bets through The House to gamble on the probable outcomes of horrific crimes.
By Patrick Munn | May 9, 2015 - 7:04 am | No Comments
In what may well be their final pick ups this pilot season, NBC has handed out series orders to sniper drama The Player, starring Strike Back's Phillip Winchester; and Game Of Silence, an adaptation of Turkish thriller Suskunlar.
By Patrick Munn | February 23, 2015 - 5:54 pm | No Comments
Wesley Snipes is making his long awaited return to television. The former Blade star has been tapped for a co-starring role in the NBC pilot Endgame, a sniper thriller from The Librarians creator John Rogers which is being toplined by Strike Back star Philip Winchester, TVWise has learned.
By Patrick Munn | February 19, 2015 - 10:03 pm | 1 Comment
Strike Back co-lead Philip Winchester, whose long list of television credits also include 24: Live Another Day, Crusoe and Fringe, has been cast as the lead in NBC sniper drama Endgame, which hails from The Librarians creator John Rogers and Sony Pictures Television.
By Patrick Munn | January 24, 2015 - 10:46 am | No Comments
NBC has picked up pilots for Endgame, a sniper thriller from The Librarians creator John Rogers; a new angel drama from Mark Burnett and Roma Downey titled Unveiled; Heart Matters, a medical drama from Amy Brenneman; and Blindspot from Martin Gero and Greg Berlanti.