Juno Temple (Ted Lasso), Jon Hamm (Mad Men) and Jennifer Jason Leigh (Atypical) are set as leads in the upcoming fifth installment of Fargo, FX’s acclaimed limited series created and executive produced by Noah Hawley. As usual, Hawley is not revealing much about the plot of the new season, which the series’ most contemporary to
Sarah Wayne Callies, James Saito, Tim Chiou, Freda Foh Shen and Felisha Terrell are set as leads in ABC drama pilot The Company You Keep, starring Milo Ventimiglia and Catherine Haena Kim, from 20th Television. The project, which is based on Korean format My Fellow Citizens that ran for more than 30 episodes on KBS2,
EXCLUSIVE: TV pilots’ role is to serve as a prototype for a series. Sometimes, networks make changes to that prototype when they proceed to mass production with a series order, which unfortunately affects talent. Two of ABC’s newly picked-up series, The Rookie‘s Feds spinoff, headlined by Niecy Nash, and the Gina Rodriguez-starring comedy Not Dead
Upfronts 2022: What Is Still In Consideration At Fox – Deadline You will be redirected back to your article in seconds Skip to main content May 13, 2022 9:15pm Fox, one of the two broadcast networks presenting on the first day of the upfronts Monday, was the last to make cancellation decisions this week, axing
ABC’s Kay Oyegun drama pilot has found its five therapists. Sendhil Ramamurthy (Never Have I Ever), Johnny Simmons (Girlboss), Rachel Hilson (Winning Time), Demetrius Grosse (Fear the Walking Dead) and Rahnuma Panthaky (NCIS: Los Angeles ) are set as leads opposite previously announced Marsha Stephanie Blake. The untitled hourlong project comes from 20th Television and
EXCLUSIVE: The Chuck Lorre-produced sophomore CBS comedy series United States of Al will not return for a third season. I hear the network made the calls to inform the series’ auspices this evening. For two years in a row, the Chuck Lorre-produced comedies B Positive and United States of Al have been on the bubble.
We are 10 days away from the start of the traditional upfront week and a day into the new series pickup window, which kicked off yesterday with NBC’s order to the Quantum Leap pilot. Getting intel on broadcast pilots is harder than ever as that marketplace has contracted over the last five years but here
It’s official: all of the original young cast of That ’70s Show except for Danny Masterson are set to return for the upcoming Netflix spinoff series That ’90s Show. In what has been labeled as “legacy cast making special guest appearances”, Topher Grace is set to reprise his role as Eric Forman, Mila Kunis as
EXCLUSIVE: Gaius Charles is set as a lead opposite Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan in Isle of the Dead, AMC’s upcoming New York City-set The Walking Dead spinoff series. Isle of the Dead sees Maggie (Cohan) and Negan (Morgan) traveling into a post-apocalyptic Manhattan long ago cut off from the mainland. The crumbling city is filled
Like every other facet of life, the broadcast pilot season has not been the same it was before the pandemic. Back in January, we did a story about the expected historic low volume of pilots, which has since became a reality with 30-something orders, and how some Covid-imposed changes were here to stay. A more
EXCLUSIVE: Netflix has assembled the cast for My Life With the Walter Boys, its coming-of-age romance series based on the popular WattPad novel by Ali Novak, which has nearly 80 million reads. Nikki Rodriguez (On My Block) is set as the lead Jackie Howard in the project, with Suits alumna Sarah Rafferty and Marc Blucas
EXCLUSIVE: And Just Like That… standout Sarita Choudhury is set to headline another potential series for HBO Max. Choudhury is starring and executive producing in The Colony, a one-hour drama written/executive produced by Sonejuhi Sinha and Charlotte Rabate. It is based on the 2018 feature Stray Dolls, written and produced by Sinha and Rabate and
Emily’s love life will continue to be complicated in Darren Star’s Netflix dramedy Emily In Paris. Lucien Laviscount, who played Emily’s (Lily Collins) Season 2 love interest Alfie, will be back next season and has been promoted to a series regular. The announcement was made during Emily In Paris‘ panel at Paley Fest. Born and
EXCLUSIVE: Meg DeLoatch has left CBS’ The Neighborhood after serving as executive producer and showrunner on the current fourth season, which has wrapped production. Search is under way for a new showrunner of the popular multi-camera comedy, which already has been renewed for a fifth season. DeLoatch will focus on development under her overall deal
Sharon Horgan’s first series for Apple TV+, an adapting of the Belgian version of Clan, will be titled Bad Sisters. The previously untitled project, co-written, executive produced by and starring Horgan (Catastrophe, Shining Vale), also announced Anne-Marie Duff (Suffragette), Eva Birthistle (Brooklyn), Sarah Greene (Frank of Ireland) and Eve Hewson (Behind her Eyes) as Horgan’s co-leads
EXCLUSIVE: Katie Findlay is set as a series regular opposite Matt Barr and Katherine McNamara in the CW’s Walker: Independence pilot, executive produced by Walker‘s Jared Padalecki. The Walker prequel pilot, written by Seamus Fahey based on a story by him and Anna Fricke, and directed by Larry Teng, is set in the late 1800s.
EXCLUSIVE: Modern Family star Ariel Winter has been tapped as the lead of NBC’s multi-camera comedy series Hungry. She succeeds Demi Lovato who had been attached to the project for almost a year but stepped down from acting duties Thursday for scheduling reasons just as the pilot was about to start production. NBC remained high
EXCLUSIVE: Ashley Reyes (How I Met Your Father, American Gods) has been tapped as a lead opposite Jared Padalecki in the CW’s Walker. Reyes, who has joined the cast as a series regular, will first appear in the next episode, “Nudge”, slated to premiere March 3. Reyes succeeds Lindsay Morgan who exited Walker earlier this
Coming off six seasons as the lead of Supergirl, Melissa Benoist is poised to reunite with Berlanti Productions on another series. Benoist is in negotiations to headline The Girls on the Bus, which just received a straight-to-series order at HBO Max, I have learned. Benoist also is expected to serve as a producer on the drama
CBS has had a busy week of picking up drama pilots. The network has added East New York, a cop drama from Law & Order and NYPD Blue exec producer William Finkelstein and Big Sky co-exec producer Mike Flynn, to its pilot book. The series follows Regina Haywood, the newly promoted police captain of East
EXCLUSIVE: CBS has given a pilot green light to Cal Fire, a drama from SEAL Team star Max Thieriot, Grey’s Anatomy alums Tony Phelan and Joan Rater, Jerry Bruckheimer Television and CBS Studios where the company is based. This is CBS’ second in-cycle drama pilot this season, joining a mother-and-son legal drama from Scott Prendergast and Dr. Phil McGraw. Cal Fire is inspired by Thieriot’s experiences
Flula Borg, star of the Pitch Perfect movie franchise, is reuniting with the films’ Adam Devine in the TV spinoff, which has a straight-to-series order at Peacock. The series comes from Universal Television and is exec produced by Elizabeth Banks, who starred in and produced the films and directed the second movie. The show follows
EXCLUSIVE: This will come as a shocker for fans of the FBI franchise. Julian McMahon, star of FBI: Most Wanted, is exiting the CBS crime drama after almost three seasons. His final episode is slated to shoot next week and will air March 8. The show is expected to introduce a new character later this
During the holiday break, which traditionally shuts down Hollywood for the final two weeks of the year, top broadcast network executives used to spend a significant portion of their time reading pilot scripts before kicking off pilot pickups at the start of January with early drama standouts. Broadcast business traditions, already threatened by the fast
Netflix has opted not to renew Julie and the Phantoms for a second season. Kenny Ortega, the musical dramedy’s executive producer, choreographer and director, announced the news on Instagram. “We learned this week that Netflix will not be picking us up for another season,” he wrote next to photos from the set of the show.
Fear the Walking Dead has been picked up for an eighth season, the network announced Sunday night on Talking Dead following the Season 7 fall finale of The Walking Dead spinoff. Popular former cast member Kim Dickens, who played Madison Clark in Seasons 1 through 4 of Fear the Walking Dead, is set to return.
Jesse Eisenberg is set as title character the male lead opposite Lizzy Caplan in FX’s Fleishman is in Trouble, a limited series adaptation of Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s New York Times bestselling debut novel of the same name. Created by Brodesser-Akner, the story is centered on recently separated forty-something Toby Fleishman (Eisenberg) who dives into the brave
EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Garner is set to headline and executive produce The Last Thing He Told Me, the Apple TV+ limited series. Based on the New York Times No. 1 bestseller, the series is produced by Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine, who optioned the book from author Laura Dave and serves as the studio on the project
EXCLUSIVE: Ahead of its Season 2 finale, Tyler Perry’s Young Dylan has been renewed by Nickelodeon for a 20-episode third season, which will begin production early next year at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. The size of the order matches Season 2; Young Dylan’s first season consisted of 14 episodes. The hit live-action comedy, created, written,
Fox just released its midseason schedule and it does not include the network’s new fall 2020 scripted series, dramas The Big Leap and Our Kind Of People. Neither of the shows is getting a back order; The Big Leap will end its freshman run of 11 episodes while Our Kind Of People’s first season consists