ABC’s three major drama pickups last year — Notorious, Conviction, and Time After Time — failed to connect with audiences and critics alike. Channing Dungey must really be feeling the pressure to deliver.
Book-to-television adaptations were busy making big casting announcements today, with Game of Thrones, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, and The Alienist all adding to their line-ups.
Big Bang Theory prequel has found its leads to take on the roles of Sheldon Cooper and his mother, while Alice Eve has landed a the title role in CBS’s Hannah Royce’s Questionable Choices.
Happy Endings alum Casey Wilson has landed at NBC to star opposite Busy Philipps in Tina Fey’s single camera comedy The Sackett Sisters. Several networks have been fighting to land Wilson the past few weeks before she settled on Fey’s sitcom today.
True Blood alum Stephen Moyer is set to star in Fox’s Marvel pilot, and Diana Rigg is joining PBS’s Victoria to play a confidante of the infamous queen.
Suicide Squad actor Alex Meraz joins WGN America’s Scalped, the anticipated drama series based on DC’s graphic novel, and Jeremy Luke reunites with his Magic City co-star Milo Ventimiglia on This is Us