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CBS has ordered a drama pilot about “the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she drives international diplomacy, wrangles office politics and balances a complex family life.”

So naturally one immediately thinks of … Madeline Albright, right?

The order comes after NBC planned a Hillary Clinton miniseries and CNN ordered a Hillary Clinton documentary series and both projects died in development after facing strong protest… Continue reading CBS orders pilot about a female Secretary of State — surely based on nobody in particular

NBC is hoping that Rob Lowe can serve up more laughs on its air even after leaving Parks and Recreation.

The network has ordered a pilot for the single-camera comedy The Pro, which is set at a country club and stars Lowe as an ex-tennis doubles champion who reunites with his former partner after a public feud that resulted in both of them bottoming out. Lowe also will serve as… Continue reading NBC orders Rob Lowe comedy pilot

NBC has ordered a second season of The Blacklist, its hit drama that stars James Spader as a world-renowned terrorist.

The Peacock picked up 22 more episodes of the series that ranks as No. 1 drama on the Big 4 nets in the 18-49 demo, averaging a 4.9 rating/13 share. It is the No. 2 scripted series on the Big 4 in the 18-49 demo, and the No. 1 new… Continue reading NBC orders second season of ‘The Blacklist’

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Do CBS executives want another Chuck Lorre sitcom on their schedule next season?

Of course they do!

The network has given Lorre’s Mom pilot a series order, along with three other shows. Mom follows a newly sober single mom (Anna Faris) tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley with help from her mom (Allison Janney).

Given that Lorre produces CBS… Continue reading Robin Williams, Will Arnett, Sarah Michelle Gellar comedies get CBS orders

mary mcdonnell major crimes tnt Major Crimes, Perception earn extra episode orders at TNTTNT’s second season dramas “Major Crimes” and “Perception” will run a little longer than expected this summer now that the cable network has increased their episode orders.

“Major Crimes,” the Mary McDonnell-starring spinoff of TNT’s long-running hit “The Closer,” received the bigger boost with TNT ordering an extra four episodes to bring its Season 2 total to 19. Since Season 1 of “Major Crimes” only… Continue reading 'Major Crimes,' 'Perception' earn extra episode orders at TNT