All posts tagged 'Universal Cable Productions'

‘Suits’ Spin-Off Starring Gina Torres Gets Series Order

Suits is officially a franchise. USA Network has handed out a series order to the as-yet untitled Suits spin-off that will center around Gina Torres' character Jessica Pearson. The network did not reveal the size of the order for the spin-off. The untitled series follows powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics. Pearson was the Managing Partner of Pearson Specter Litt for the first six seasons of Suits. It was piloted through a planted episode (aka backdoor pilot), which is set to air next month as the seventh season finale of Suits.

First Trailer: USA Network/Netflix Co-Production ‘Damnation’

USA Network in the United States has dropped the first trailer for their period drama Damnation, which is being co-produced by Netflix and will air on this side of the pond on the UK arm of the global streaming service.

Hulu’s ‘Difficult People’ Renewed For Third Season

difficult-peopleHulu has renewed comedy series Difficult People for a third season, the streaming service announced on Monday. Ten episodes have been ordered for the show's third season, which is set to premiere in 2017.

USA Network Renews ‘Queen Of The South’ For Second Season

Queen Of The SouthMere days before the season one finale is set to air, USA Network has handed out a second season renewal to their newest drama series Queen Of The South. Alongside the season two pick-up, USA Network has announced that showrunner Scott Rosenbaum is stepping down and will be replaced on the show's second season by Natalie Chaidez, who most recently created and ran the short-lived Syfy series Hunters.

Syfy Developing ‘Brave New World’ Adaptation From Grant Morrison & Brian Taylor

Brave New WorldSyfy has put an adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s novel Brave New World - from Universal Cable Productions, Grant Morrison and Brian Taylor - into development, TVWise has learned. Additionally, under this development deal, Syfy and Universal Cable Productions are also developing of Morrison's graphic novel Happy!