Category Archives: Television News
In a reprieve to what has been a quiet broadcast spec pilot market as of late, NBC has bought The Ark, a high-concept drama spec from 20th Century Fox TV and ImageMovers. The drama comes from two-time Hit List scribe Daniel Kunka.
In what we’re hearing was an extremely competitive situation, Magnet Management and Condé Nast have secured the rights to an article published in The New Yorker this week, “We Live in the Pop-Culture World That Lou Pearlman Created” by John Seabrook with plans to develop the story into a limited series.
Queen of the South gears up for a narco war in “Esta ‘Cosa’ Que Es Nuestra.” There weren’t any shots fired this week but the wheels are in motion as Teresa returns from Mexico armed with a book that could save her life.
The boys on Ripper Street investigate the death of a beloved footballer (soccer to Americans) while Susan dreams of escaping her hidden life with one big heist.
Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody is adapting the UK comedy series Raised By Wolves with Berlanti Productions. The project is set up at ABC with a script commitment plus penalty.
After stepping into a spotlight as the first reporter to break a story on a murder in her hometown, 9-year-old Hilde Lysiak landed a book deal. Now, the rights to the forthcoming series of mystery novels, as well as the life rights to Lysiak’s story, have been optioned by Paramount Television and Anonymous Content.
As Tyrant gets ready to go to war with the caliphate, the plot once again slow downs as new complications arise. Hopefully the season will conclude better than it has been going so far.
The pressure is on when time starts running out for the team. Will they be able to handle a death row sentence, insider trading, prison time, and finding right date night spot?
American Gothic offers a new plot twist heading into “The Veteran in a New Field.” Detective stories have a great tradition of going out guns blazing, but this show has more in common with the slasher; there might be a showdown, but the killer’s demise isn’t always set.
Another Period ends its second season with a hilarious episode, setting the stage for an outrageous third season, as Lillian and Beatrice may have accidentally found the fame they’ve been searching for.
This might be the first episode of Mr. Robot where Elliot is nowhere to be found in the entire hour. Instead, the focus is on Darlene and fsociety as things around them begin to fall apart. Is she up to the task to lead the group, or are things so far out of her control that it’s too late?
Days before the release of her new album, Lifetime has announced they are developing a movie about the life of pop star Britney Spears, simply titled Britney. In the film, set to be produced by Asylum Entertainment, actor Natasha Bassett will portray the singer.
YA novel Drink, Slay, Love by Sarah Beth Durst is being adapted for the small screen in a TV movie from Lifetime and co-executive producer Bella Thorne. Cierra Ramirez will star in the project.
Blair and Drew fight supernatural forces to get the campers of Camp Stillwater out alive; the rest of the counselors try to exorcise the demon Malphus out of Amy.
The first episode of Tonight’s two-hour premiere of Halt and Catch Fire spent most of its time building the world the characters find themselves inhabiting in California. The second episode is where things begin to take off.
The Martin Scorsese crime drama The Departed is the next feature in line to follow the movie-to-television trend happening in Hollywood right now. Based on the Hong Kong original Internal Affairs, the 2006 Academy Award-winning pic is set to become a TV series at Amazon.
If Casual was a sandwich, it would have the best bread and the worst meat. It’s been a frustrating season, with a lot to chew on, but these last couple of episodes have really delivered as a death brings the family together.
The thing about Halt and Catch Fire so far is that every season has been really great. Creators Christopher Cantwell and Christopher Rogers have hit the reset button each season to pivot the show in a slightly different direction, and every time it works amazingly well.
Billy and Julie get another amazing career opportunity as Method Man teams up with them to develop a show, only to have it once again ruined by Julie’s lies. Would Billy be better off without Julie?
Jill and Andy get stuck in traffic on the way to the Hamptons, missing Candice’s White Party where Brooke argues with Lex over whether or not to sell her business.