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Showtime to Adapt Chew

Showtime has plans to develop Image’s hit comic book series “Chew” for the small screen, Deadline reports.

Launched in 2009, the ongoing series is written by John Layman and illustrated by Rob Guillory. It deals with a police detective, Tony chu, who happens to be a “cibopath”, someone with the supernatural ability to gain a psychic impression of an object by eating it. Throughout his investigations, Chu comes up against… Continue reading Showtime to Adapt Chew

Kristen Bell is returning to TV: The former Veronica Mars star has signed on to star in the upcoming Showtime pilot House of Lies. The project stars Oscar-nominated actor Don Cheadle as Marty, a ruthless management consultant and Bell as Jeannie, an intelligent Brown graduate who ends up falling for him. Ben Schwartz, Josh Lawson, [...] Continue reading Kristen Bell Cast In Showtime Pilot “House Of Lies”

Showtime says it will not air The Kennedys, a controversial miniseries about the American political dynasty starring Greg Kinnear and Katie Holmes as President John F. and First Lady Jackie Kennedy. Just days after The History Channel cancelled plans to broadcast the controversial miniseries, Showtime has also passed on the show. The History Channel was [...] Continue reading Showtime Doesn’t Want “The Kennedys” Either

Showtime’s The Big C mines comedy from another unlikely subject — cancer — as star Laura Linney plays a repressed Minneapolis schoolteacher … Continue reading Live From Laura Linney is Showtime's comedic cancer victim

Showtime Late-Night?

Watch your back, Leno. Is cable giant Showtime edging its way into the late-night market? Hey, it worked for TBS!Showtime is reportedly planning to create a new late-night talk show, The Los Angeles Times said Thursday. Insiders say that the network has approached sportscaster Stephen A. Smith about hosting the multi-themed project. Tracey Edmonds and [...] Continue reading Showtime Late-Night?