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Arrested Development may get another lease on life on the small screen: EW has confirmed that the producers of Arrested Development – the critically-acclaimed but short-lived comedy from Mitchell Hurwitz — are in talks with Showtime and Netflix about airing a limited number of original episodes that will update fans on the Bluth clan.
Hurwitz told attendees at the New Yorker Festival Sunday… Continue reading Netflix, Showtime looking at new ‘Arrested Development’ limited series
Showtime has ordered a third season of The Big C, a comedy starring Laura Linney as a suburban momma who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.
The next 10 episodes will go into production starting early next year for debut sometime in the early spring.
The second season ends on Sept. 26. It also stars Oliver Platt.… Continue reading Showtime orders third season of ‘The Big C’
Steve Carell has his first post-Office gig — and it’s behind the scenes.
Carell and David Steinberg will serve as executive producers on a new Showtime interview series, titled Laughing Stock, president David Nevins announced this morning during the Television Critics Association press tour. The series will feature one-on-one interviews with “the world’s funniest personalities.” Steinberg will serve as host on the series, which has been picked up for… Continue reading Showtime announces pick-up of Steve Carell-produced series
The freshman season of The Borgias finished strong for Showtime on Sunday: The period drama that stars Jeremy Irons averaged 810,000 viewers at 10 p.m. and 1.1 million viewers for the night. Overall this season, the series about a crime family in Italy circa 1492 lured 3.3 million weekly viewers and outperformed the highest-rated season of
Jack of all trades Nick Cannon has tackled movies (Drumline), TV (America’s Got Talent) and music (Nick Cannon). But now the multihyphenate is returning to stand-up comedy, the skill that initially led to him being discovered at a young age. Cannon is starring in his first stand-up special, Mr. Showbiz, which premieres this Saturday on
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