It’s like Deal or No Deal crossed with your own holiday party game.
NBC has ordered a new game show from Howie Mandel based on a popular gift-swapping tradition.
In Howie Mandel’s White Elephant, six contestants will select one package from an assortment of wrapped gifts containing millions of dollars in prizes. Using strategy, luck, and good guessing, contestants will decide whether or not to steal prizes that have been… Continue reading NBC orders new Howie Mandel game show: ‘White Elephant’
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The fresh western is working: AMC has given a second season order to Hell on Wheels, its post-Civil War drama.
The freshman series premiered to 4.4 million viewers on Nov. 6. Granted, the show had an even bigger lead-in from The Walking Dead (6.3 million), but hey — every little bit helps. That was the first time AMC has been able to use… Continue reading AMC orders second round of ‘Hell on Wheels’
In a move I certainly didn’t see coming at the beginning of the fall season (the show was one of my Dead Pool entries), NBC has ordered a full season of Grimm, according to Entertainment Weekly. With a full 22-episode order, it’s the network’s only new hour-long drama to receive a full-season pickup.
NBC will also try out the show on Thursday, December 8 in the 10pm slot in an attempt… Continue reading NBC Orders a Full Season of Grimm
… We’re closer to a happy ending for fairy-tale procedural Grimm! NBC has ordered two more scripts of the freshman series, a medium-sized good sign that the network is considering picking up the show for more episodes. So far, Grimm has been a quiet surprise for NBC, ranking near the top of its highest rated series in the 18-49 demo. [Deadline Hollywood]
… NBC is thinking of adding more spooks… Continue reading News Briefs: NBC Orders More Grimm Scripts
TODAY’S MEDIUM-SIZED NEWS
… CBS has made a decision on the supernatural medical drama A Gifted Man, or at least it’s made a third of a decision. The network has ordered three more episodes, bringing the show’s first-season total to 16. Typically networks order the “back 9″ episodes of a new series to give it a full season, but CBS said, “Screw it. We’re CBS, we can do what we want.”… Continue reading News Briefs: CBS Orders More (But Not That Much More) of A Gifted Man