‘Game of Thrones’ Rules HBO’s DVD Sales

HBO’s award-winning fantasy drama “Game of Thrones” has earned a new crown: the largest first-week DVD sales among any series in the cable network’s history. Season one DVD sales reached about 350,000 units in the first seven days following its March 6 release, the network said on Thursday. That pace ranks ahead of other popular […]

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The CW Orders Pilots for Green Arrow Project, ‘Sex and the City’ Prequel, ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Revamp

The CW ordered up a diverse trio of pilots Wednesday, giving the go-ahead to projects based on the “Green Arrow” comic-book character and Candace Bushnell‘s “Sex and the City” prequel book, along with an adaptation of the 1980s television series “Beauty and the Beast.” “Arrow” will be an hour-long drama based on DC Comics’ “Green […]

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Poor Folk Making A TV Comeback

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – What with the usual assortment of doctors, lawyers, ad executives, jingle writers and police showing up on your TV set, you would hardly believe that more than 14 million Americans are out of work. Finally, that tide seems to be shifting. On Fox’s “Raising Hope,” the unabashedly downtrodden […]

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Confirmed: ‘Sex and the City’ Prequel on Its Way

UPDATED: The CW is moving forward with a small screen adaptation of author Candace Bushnell’s Sex and the City prequel, The Carrie Diaries. The project, which follows a young Carrie Bradshaw, will be executive produced by Bushnell, Len Goldstein and “Gossip Girl” team Stephanie Savage and Josh Schwartz.  Former “Sex and the City” scribe Amy […]

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