ABC is the first out of the gate with full-season orders, picking up drama How to Get Away with Murder and comedy Black-ish.
Shondaland’s Murder, which stars Viola Davis as an ethically dubious criminal law professor, has become the top series debut of the fall. The series delivered a whopping 14 million viewers and a 3.8 rating among adults 18-49 in its debut. The season will have… Continue reading ABC gives full season orders to ‘How to Get Away with Murder,’ ‘Black-ish’
NBC wants to mess with our memories of Lloyd Dobler holding up that boombox. Nothing is sacred anymore. Nothing.
Deadline recently revealed that NBC ordered a script for a single-camera comedy sequel to “Say Anything…” The show would pick up 10 years after the events of the beloved 1989 movie. In the modern-day plot, Diane Court (played in the movie by… Continue reading NBC Orders Script For 'Say Anything' Sequel - John Cusack, Cameron Crowe Strongly Object
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
Why should the housewives have all the fun?
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’