Category Archives: TV Deals
Well Marvel fans, the news we all hoped for is finally here: The Punisher is headed to Netflix. Since Jon Bernthal’s initial casting in the role of Frank Castle, rumors have swirled that there may be spinoff series.
The Weinstein Company has assembled a TV series package based on Mario Puzo’s Omerta. It is The Godfather author’s final novel, published posthumously in 2000.
Fullscreen, a new media management/production company, has launched a new subscription service for $5 a month targeted at YouTube-obsessed teens.
Fox has renewed The Last Man on Earth and Brooklyn 9-9, while CBS renewed 11 series. The fates of freshmen series like Supergirl, however, still hang in the balance.
After leaving Hulu and Netflix on February 1st, Dr. Who is traveling through time and space… back to Amazon Prime. The streaming service has landed exclusive rights to the legendary British science fiction series.
Gossip Girl creators Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Salvage are getting a head start on next fall’s development season with what’s being called the new “Fifty Shades.” Plus, our recap of the latest developments of this year’s pilot season.
Amazon has signed a multi-year and multimillion dollar deal with Mattel’s American Girl to adapt specials from the popular dolls and books for Amazon Prime. They also have the option to produce full-fledged series of the stories as well.
Jon Stewart has only been away from his desk at The Daily Show for a few short months, but today it was announced that the comedian has penned a 4-year deal with HBO. Under the new pact, Stewart will create exclusive short-form digital content for HBO NOW and HBO GO.
The Walking Dead kicks off Season 6 with the biggest walker herd ever in an amazing episode directed by Greg Nicotero. If it wasn’t clear before, it is now, these guys set and reset the high water mark for the zombie genre.
Instead of a scripted retelling of the Adnan Syed case, Phil Lord and Chris Miller are going to focus on the reporters who made this successful podcast, and the pros and cons of investing so much in a single story.
The Oscar winners aren’t done with the premium cable station after Project Greenlight ends. They’re developing a topical film about extreme water shortages.
Rogen announced the news on Twitter today, confirming that the network will air the series in 2016. AMC has not released any official confirmation, but sources are saying that its a done deal.
NBC has given a pilot production commitment to Brides, a new gothic soap opera written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and to be produced by Greg Berlanti through his Berlanti Productions and Warner Brothers Television.
The half-hour comedy will be added to Hulu’s rapidly growing list of original scripted shows.
The reboot of Archie and his pals is moving from FOX to CW.
A whacky new animated series featuring the iconic characters will be showcased to potential buyers at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival.
The limited series of The Stand will conclude with a theatrical feature, but will all be shot in one massive production expected to begin early 2016. Sources confirm that casting is already underway, with several A-lists stars in the mix to lead the epic ensemble tale.
A round-up of this week’s TV sales, pick-ups, attachments, greenlights, and deals!