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Amazon Orders Three Pilots to Series: “I Love Dick,” “Jean-Claude Van Johnson,” and “The Tick”

The Tick ExcerptAmazon 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.

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“Victoria” Renewed for ITV and PBS’ Masterpiece and “Superstore” Gets Full Season 2 Pickup at NBC

Victoria ExcerptIt’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.

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CBS Orders Jermaine Fowler Comedy “Superior Donuts”

Superior Donuts ExcerptAfter 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.

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CBS & Joel Silver Team Up for Legal Drama “Southern / Eastern”

Joel SilverDevelopment 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.

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Hulu Orders Half-Hour “Future Man” From Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg

Seth Rogen ExcerptStreaming 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.

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ABC Digital Announces New Series from YouTube Star Lisa Schwartz

lisa schwartzABC’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.

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Your Complete Guide to Fall TV Premieres

Designated Survivor ExcerptWe 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.

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7 Things You May Have Missed From The TCA 2016 Summer Press Tour

Documentary Now ExcerptEach summer and winter, television networks present their slates of programming to the Television Critics Association to give them updates, sneak peeks, and more, for their various series. From HBO to Starz, this weekend revealed information on some of the most buzzed about shows, such as Game of Thrones, and also gave critics some of the first looks and details about brand new series set to hit this fall.

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Netflix Renews “Lady Dynamite” And “Arrested Development” Season 5 In The Works

n20130715000200_3932At their TCA panel, Netflix announced renewals for Lady Dynamite and Chelsea, in addition to updates on Arrested Development and new premiere dates for fall.

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“The Walking Dead” Creator Robert Kirkman Developing “Chronicles Of Amber” TV Series

51ZeePNspSL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_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.

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Emmett/Furla/Oasis & Tannenbaum Developing Series Inspired By Arnold Schwarzenegger

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.

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Andy Samberg & Murray Miller Return To HBO With New Sports Mockumentary

1401x788-sambergAndy 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.

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ABC Reveals Fall Premiere Dates For New And Returning Shows

blog-664bfc40-56b2-4157-ad69-7941508e64de_1920x1080ABC 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.

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NBC Orders Mob Comedy Pilot “The Baby” From Amy Poehler

ss-140109-Amy-Poehler-tease.today-ss-slide-desktopAmy 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.

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“Thursday Night Football” Kicks Off CBS Fall Premieres

bigbangtheory-143535CBS 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.

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Sarah Polley Miniseries Based On Margaret Atwood Novel Lands At Netflix

Sarah-Polley-pregnant-with-first-childHalfire 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.

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New Animated “Ghostbusters” TV Series In The Works

ghostbusters-rebootSony 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.

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CW Fall Lineup To Kick Off In October

58c1de99-4775-46d1-802c-58c86cfd987aThe CW has announced the premiere dates for their fall premieres with The Flash and No Tomorrow kicking things off on October 4.

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Fox Reveals 2016-2017 Premiere Schedule

empire-season-2We’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.

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Number 9 Films & RED To Adapt Henry James Novel “Portrait Of A Lady”

Number-9-Films-Product-Placement-and-Branded-EntertainmentNumber 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.

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“Mighty Magiswords” Receives Series Order From Cartoon Network

mighty-magiswords-cartoon-network Animated series Mighty Magiswords,, based on an interactive digital project, has been given a series order from Cartoon Network.

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19 Original Voice Actors Returning For “Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie”

hey-arnoldNickelodeon 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.

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Netflix Orders Animated Series “Big Mouth” From Nick Kroll

460338012Nick 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.

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CBS Developing Drama Series About Patty Hearst

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CBS has put into development a new drama series based on the life of Patty Hearst. Jonathan Tolins who will write and executive produce.

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FX Greenlights Comedy Pilot From Cristin Milioti & Nina Pedrad

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An untitled comedy from How I Met Your Mother‘s Cristin Milioti and Nina Pedrad has won a pilot order from FX.

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Kathryn Bigelow, Adam McKay & Will Ferrell Land Pilot Orders At HBO

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HBO has given pilot orders to drama pilots Mogadishu, Minnesota from Kathryn Bigelow and Succession from Adam McKay and Will Ferrell.

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Amazon Orders Pilots from Guillermo Del Toro, Amy Sherman-Palladino, And More

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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.

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Netflix Teams Up With Julie Andrews & Jim Henson Co. For “Julie’s Greenroom”

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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.

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Showtime Orders Jamie Foxx Pilot “White Famous”

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Showtime has ordered half-hour comedy pilot White Famous from executive producer Jamie Foxx and Tom Kapinos. Foxx will appear in a recurring role.

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