History Channel is taking on one of most celebrated TV programs of all time, the blockbuster 1977 miniseries “Roots.”
Production is currently underway in Atlanta on a television adaptation of “The Trip to Bountiful,” the Tony-nominated Broadway play.
There will be no third season of Jennifer Love Hewitt’s Lifetime series “The Client List.”
By THE DEADLINE TEAM Lady Gaga and Josh Hutcherson will guest host “Saturday Night Live” during the November sweep. November 16 will mark Gaga’s first appearance as host — she’ll also be the musical guest that night, which comes five days after the release of her new album ARTPOP; it’s her third time performing on […]
By NELLIE ANDREEVA As fans are preparing to say goodbye to one of TV’s most popular comedies, CBS‘s “How I Met Your Mother,” the network is looking to extend the “HIMYM” franchise. I’ve learned that the network is in talks with “HIMYM” producer 20th Century Fox TV for a spinoff series, which takes a female […]
By NELLIE ANDREEVA There will be more of Andrew Rannells on Lena Dunham’s HBO comedy series “Girls.” The Tony nominated actor is set to reprise his role as Elijah, Hannah’s (Dunham) gay ex-boyfriend on the series’ upcoming third season after appearing in eight episodes of the first two seasons. He is slated to become a […]
EXCLUSIVE: NBC is looking to revive one of the most successful series in TV history – “Murder, She Wrote” — with a brand new take from writer Alexandra Cunningham and producer David Janollari that has Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer succeeding Angela Lansbury in the lead role of an astute amateur detective.
USA Network has given a pilot presentation order to “Benched,” a courtroom single-camera comedy to star “Happy Endings” alumna Eliza Coupe. The project hails from ABC Signature, the boutique division of ABC Studios launched earlier this year with Tracy Underwood at the helm, which focuses on cable, emerging platforms, off-cycle and lower-cost programming for broadcast […]
By NELLIE ANDREEVA Look who might be coming back from the dead. I’ve learned that ABC is considering bringing back crime drama “Body Of Proof.” I hear the discussions started at the beginning of the season, with the network expected to make a decision whether to move on with the revival, likely for midseason, within […]
Mira Sorvino is set to recur on the fourth season of TNT‘s popular alien invasion drama Falling Skies, set for a summer 2014 premiere. She will play Sara, a woman far removed from her former life as a graphic designer who is now dogged by death at every turn, yet she has never felt more […]