All posts tagged 'The Player'

Spike Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘The Player’

NBC's short-lived action drama The Player will receive its UK premiere on Spike UK on Friday October 21st at 9pm, it has been announced.

NBC Cuts ‘The Player’ Order To 9 Episodes

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.

Sony Pictures Television Lines Up International Sales For ‘The Player’

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.

Upfronts 2015: First Look At NBC’s ‘The Player’

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.

NBC Picks Up ‘The Player’ & ‘Game Of Silence’ To Series

The PlayerIn 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.

Wesley Snipes Boards NBC’s Sniper Pilot ‘Endgame’

Wesley SnipesWesley 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.