Chris Moore, the executive producer of Oscar-winner Good Will Hunting and HBO’s Project Greenlight, is back with a new filmmaking competition series with a twist. The Chair, which Starz has ordered as its first original unscripted series for 10 episodes to air in fall 2014, follows two directors as they take their first feature film to the big screen. The catch: Each director is provided with the exact same… Continue reading Starz orders ‘Project Greenlight’ follow-up ‘The Chair’ — EXCLUSIVE
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Esquire Network has ordered 10 episodes of a brotastic take on the Real Housewives franchise. Lucky Bastards follows the escapades of six life-long New York City friends. The series is from True Entertainment, the producers of Bravo’s Real Housewives of Atlanta and its multiple spin-offs, among other projects.
The cast includes former Bachelor Lorenzo Borghese – you know the one who also happens to be an Italian… Continue reading Esquire orders ‘Lucky Bastards’ reality series starring former ‘Bachelor’
Syfy, returning to its long-form programming roots, has ordered six-hour event series Ascension from Smallville scribe and producer Philip Levens.
The space opera, according to Syfy, will focus on a covert space mission launched by the U.S. government in 1963, which sent hundreds of men, women, and children on a century-long voyage aboard a starship called Ascension to populate a new world. Passengers aboard the spaceship begin to question… Continue reading Syfy orders six-hour event series ‘Ascension’
CBS is giving Happy Endings creator David Caspe his second pilot order of the season: The network has issued a thumbs-up to Cuz-Bros, a comedy that he created with fellow Happy producer Erik Sommers. The multi-camera pilot, which will be written and executive produced by the pair, chronicles the exploits of a successful lady killer whose perfect life is thrown out of whack when his “mess of a cousin”… Continue reading CBS orders comedy pilot from ‘Happy Endings’ creator David Caspe
Lifetime has ordered 10 episodes of a brand-new series called Un-Real. Produced by Marti Noxon (Mad Men, Fright Night) and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro (Sequin Raze), Un-Real will give a behind-the-scenes look at the chaos surrounding the production of a dating competition program.
Starring Shiri Appleby (Girls), Megyn Price (Rules of Engagement), and Freddie Stroma (Harry Potter, Pitch Perfect), the dark comedy marks the first scripted series that will be fully… Continue reading ‘Bachelor’ behind the scenes? Lifetime orders dark comedy series ‘Un-Real’