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Amazon Studios has ordered three new pilots, which first premiered in August as a trial run, to series: I Love Dick, Jean-Claude Van Johnson, and The Tick.
It’s been a busy week for TV renewals. Today, the Jenna Coleman-led ITV and PBS series Victoria got renewed for Season 2 and the NBC sitcom Superstore starring America Ferrera received an extra nine episodes.
After receiving a great amount of criticism for the lack of diversity in their new fall shows, CBS has ordered Superior Donuts starring Jermaine Fowler. The multi-camera show was up this past development season but missed a pick up and was instead reshot.
Development season continues to trek on this week as CBC has put legal drama Southern/Eastern into development. The project hails from Silver Pictures Television’s Joel Silver and writer John Romano, Lionsgate TV is the studio, where Silver Pictures has a first-look deal.
Streaming network Hulu has given a 13-episode order to Future Man, the half-hour comedy from Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg starring Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson. This is Rogen and Goldberg’s first half-hour comedy who also helmed the pilot from Sony Pictures Television.
ABC’s online platform ABC Digital has announced four new series including This Isn’t Working from YouTube star Lisa Schwartz. Other shows include Farm to Plate. She Talks, and Get the Guy.
We are just two weeks away from fall premieres and a flood of new television and we’ve got the dates and times for each and every one of them.
At their TCA panel, Netflix announced renewals for Lady Dynamite and Chelsea, in addition to updates on Arrested Development and new premiere dates for fall.
Popular fantasy series Chronicles Of Amber is headed for television with The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman set to adapt the books with his Skybound Entertainment partner Dave Alpert.
Arnold Schwarzenegger is teaming up with Emmett/Furla/Oasis and The Tannenbaum Company on a new television series based on his time in Venice Beach, set up at CBS Television Studios.
Andy Samberg is reuniting with Murray Miller and HBO for the sports mockumentary Tour De Pharmacy. Miller penned the script, and Jake Szymanski will direct and co-produce.
Now that all five networks have revealed their fall premieres we can start making our schedules and fighting with family and roommates about who will be relegated to the DVR!
ABC has finally revealed their fall premiere dates. While we watched the other networks announced their start dates over the past couple of weeks, ABC took a little bit longer as they made their decisions.
Amy Poehler’s Paper Kite Productions has received a pilot production commitment for their comedy The Baby from NBC. Paper Kite has also signed a new overall deal with Universal Television.
CBS is set to launch its fall schedule this year with Thursday Night Football on September 15. A night of comedies are up next including Kevin Can Wait starring Kevin James and Man With A Plan with Matt LeBlanc.
Halfire Entertainment and CBC’s miniseries Alias Grace will stream globally on Netflix. The series is written and produced by Sarah Polley and directed by Mary Harron.
Sony Pictures has put Ghostbusters: Ecto Force on their television slate. The original film’s director Ivan Reitman will oversee the new show which is looking at a 2018 debut.
The CW has announced the premiere dates for their fall premieres with The Flash and No Tomorrow kicking things off on October 4.
We’re three months away from fall premieres but the networks are ready to start building momentum now, with Fox joining NBC in releasing their fall premiere schedule.
Number 9 Films is teaming up with StudioCanal-owned RED to produce a TV adaptation of Henry James’ Portrait Of A Lady. The project marks Stephen Wooley and Elizabeth Karlsen’s Number 9’s first in television.
Animated series Mighty Magiswords,, based on an interactive digital project, has been given a series order from Cartoon Network.
Nickelodeon has announced that nineteen of the original voice actors from their animated series Hey Arnold! are set to return to their roles in the upcoming television movie Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie.
Nick Kroll’s animated series Big Mouth has received a ten episode order from Netflix. Kroll created the series with his real-life best friend Andrew Goldberg.
CBS has put into development a new drama series based on the life of Patty Hearst. Jonathan Tolins who will write and executive produce.
An untitled comedy from How I Met Your Mother‘s Cristin Milioti and Nina Pedrad has won a pilot order from FX.
HBO has given pilot orders to drama pilots Mogadishu, Minnesota from Kathryn Bigelow and Succession from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell.
Amazon continues to add to its ever-growing development slate with five new pilot orders. Additions include series from Amy Sherman-Palladino, Guillermo del Toro, and Travis Beacham.
Netflix continues to expand their children’s series offerings with a 13 episode order of Julie’s Greenroom from Julie Andrews and The Jim Henson Company.
Showtime has ordered half-hour comedy pilot White Famous from executive producer Jamie Foxx and Tom Kapinos. Foxx will appear in a recurring role.