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how to survive a plague 510x317 ABC options ‘How To Survive A Plague’ for a scripted miniseries

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How To Survive A Plague may not have walked away with an Academy Award on Sunday, but the story could have a longer life yet. Thursday, ABC Studios announced that they had optioned the rights to the David France documentary about a group of HIV-positive activists fighting for their lives and the lives of their friends, who managed… Continue reading ABC options ‘How To Survive A Plague’ for a scripted miniseries

Discovery Channel is going into the scripted biz. The cabler is working with Scott Free TV (The Good Wife) and writer Paul Scheuring (Prison Break) on its first-ever scripted miniseries titled Klondike, which is based on Charlotte Gray’s novel Gold Diggers: Striking It Rich in the Klondike. The tome is aboutsix strangers and their collective fight for survival and wealth in a small, frontier town.

Scheuring will serve as… Continue reading ‘Prison Break’ creator to pen Discovery miniseries

miley cyrus out of bonnie and clyde Miley Cyrus drops out of Bonnie & Clyde miniseriesMiley Cyrus has staged a getaway from the Lifetime/History Channel miniseries “Bonnie & Clyde.”

The “Hannah Montana” star had been in talks to play Bonnie Parker in the project, which will retell the story of the infamous 1930s bank robbers. She has now dropped out, TVLine reports. No one is saying what led her to bolt.

Craig Zadan and Neil Meron (“Smash,” Lifetime’s “Steel Magnolias”) are executive… Continue reading Miley Cyrus drops out of 'Bonnie & Clyde' miniseries

mv5bmtm4ntg3mzeynv5bml5banbnxkftztcwnjqzmdg3ng  v1  sy317 2 ‘American Horror Story’ will compete in Emmys miniseries categoryFX’s freshman drama American Horror Story is stealing a page from the Downton Abbey playbook by submitting itself in the miniseries category for this year’s Emmy race.

The network announced Friday that while the horror drama from Ryan Murphy and Brad Fulchuk can compete in the drama category, it will vie for the gold in the category that is typically populated by miniseries… Continue reading ‘American Horror Story’ will compete in Emmys miniseries category

Promising news for fans of The Event, NBC’s low-rated thriller that got axed after one season: EW has learned that SyFy is considering whether to develop the second season into a miniseries. Okay, so maybe this isn’t GREAT news — it’s not a full season of Blair Underwood– but there’s always the chance the drama could live  ‘The Event’ lives? SyFy in talks to pick up NBC thriller as miniseries