Category Archives: TV Features
The thriving network has several interesting projects on the horizon, including an adaptation of Howard’s End from Oscar winner Kenneth Lonergan and starring Hayley Atwell, and the sci-fi series Counterpart starring Oscar winner J.K. Simmons.
“I just wanted to spend the first episode just with Frank, getting under the skin of this guy,” Steve Lightfoot told Tracking Board.
“Podcasts are sort of perfect for TV adaptations, since they have set story structures, they’re often serialized, and they come with a built-in audience, which is exactly what IP-hungry networks are looking for,” writes Neil Turitz.
With the exciting announcement of a Deadwood revival inching towards production, Sabrina Cognata highlights successes and failures of female characters in the original series.
“In some ways I feel like the minute we put a label on a relationship, it loses some of its magic,” Steve Lightfoot tells Tracking Board.
It’s unclear how much money the network spent on its Twin Peaks sequel, but whatever the figure was, it doesn’t appear to have been a great investment. The 18-part series was hardly watched at all, averaging less than 300,000 viewers per episode.
The percentage of television episodes directed by women and minorities rose to record highs in the 2016-17 season, but certain studios still lag behind others, according to a new report released by the Directors Guild of America.
Warner Bros. TV is most certainly searching for top-notch talent to run a brand new take on Lord of the Rings and we have a few suggestions.
Spoiler alert: Do not read on if you have not watched Friday’s episode of Jane the Virgin, “Chapter Sixty-Nine.”
The masked gunman has evaded Team Arrow since Season 5.
With both Veep and Game of Thrones, coming to a close, there are a few projects that could potentially fill the void — chief among them, the third season of True Detective starring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali.
“What to say about Hulu? Seriously, I’m asking, because it’s not entirely clear that the streaming service itself knows what it wants to be,” writes Neil Turitz.
Showrunner Dan Fogelman promised more twists and turns and he’s already started delivering.
Tala Ashe joins the CW superhero show as Muslim hacktivist Zari, bringing an extra dose of estrogen to the male-dominated drama.
“It’s really a love letter to the fans and for ourselves, a kind of bubble episode where we get to revel in Jamie and Claire reuniting,” Maril Davis tells Tracking Board of the long-awaited Outlander episode.
When it comes to Amazon Studios, it really is a tale of two cities. On the film side, things are pretty good, but with TV, Amazon has been trying like hell to establish itself and somehow seems to keep slipping.
“By the end of the second episode, we show you six people and we tell you one of them will die,” Jennie Urman tells Tracking Board of what’s to come on Season 4 of Jane the Virgin.
“She feels much older because of her responsibilites and the events in her life that have happened, but she’s only 28 years old and she still has a lot of time,” Jennie Urman tells Tracking Board of the titular character.
Spoilers abound for the big mystery just unfurled on The CW’s Archie comic book adaptation.
Archie Andrews and friends face new mystery and new drama when The CW’s comic book adaptation returns.
Netflix has over 100 million subscribers now and, in spite of the billions of dollars it brings in through subscriptions, it continues to borrow billions more to keep churning out that content. How long can the business model hold?
“It’s really not a story we see depicted a lot… but it’s an experience that I think is impotant for people to understand and talk about and showcase,” creator Kyle Jarrow tells Tracking Board of new CW drama.
“It’s such an interesting episode for Claire and for Brianna, both their challenges and their emotional arcs,” executive producer Maril Davis tells Tracking Board.
The CW has created a business model unlike any of the major networks with a combination of actioners from Greg Berlanti, genre YA series, and a few light-hearted dramas for its long-time viewers.
Superheroes, politicians, murderers and Starfleet commanders are coming to your TV screens this fall, and here’s nine who will be making a splash.
“Crowdfunding has made a splash with apps like GoFundMe, Kickstarter and Indiegogo, so now that anyone can run their own mini-telethon by sourcing funds from friends and family, what’s the point of even having a telethon,” writes Sabrina Cognata.
The Tracking Board sits down with producer Aude Albano and actor Jessica Clark to talk all things Versailles, which debuts its second season this weekend.
Fox may be drawing younger demographics but the network is still struggling to find a new hit.
Spoilers abound for the Tuesday night premiere of the NBC Mandy Moore-Milo Ventimiglia family drama
After the success of “Castlevania”, here is a good list to go off of for future adaptations.