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HBO Orders Damon Lindelof's WATCHMEN to Series HBO Orders Damon Lindelof's WATCHMEN to Series
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

HBO orders Damon Lindelof's  WATCHMEN to series, according to Variety.... (more...)
EPIX Greenlights Comedy Docuseries UNPROTECTED SETS EPIX Greenlights Comedy Docuseries UNPROTECTED SETS
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2018

Premium television network EPIX has greenlit an all-new original docuseries Unprotected Sets, which will premiere Friday, October 5 at 11 PM ET/PT.  From executive producers Wanda Sykes and Page Hurwitz (Push It Productions), Barry Poznick, President of MGM's Unscripted Television and MGM Television... (more...)
Photo Flash: See Hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost's EMMYS Photoshoot Photo Flash: See Hosts Michael Che and Colin Jost's EMMYS Photoshoot
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

NBC released new images of Colin Jost and Michael Che, “Weekend Update” anchors and Emmy®Award-nominated co-head writers of NBC's iconic and Emmy Award-winning late night franchise “Saturday Night Live,” who are the co-hosts of the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards. The telecast will be executive produced ... (more...)
NBCUniversal's Bluprint Announces New Programming for Kids, Parents, and Family NBCUniversal's Bluprint Announces New Programming for Kids, Parents, and Family
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2018

 Bluprint, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment's subscription service and premier digital destination for lifestyle learning, today announced a new slate of original content and programming designed for kids, parents and families to learn and create together. Bluprint's family vertical offers series, c... (more...)
See the First Images of Kiernan Shipka in Netflix's CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA See the First Images of Kiernan Shipka in Netflix's CHILLING ADVENTURES OF SABRINA
by TV News Desk - August 13, 2018

Today Netflix released the first two official photos from Chilling Adventures of Sabrina starring Kiernan Shipka.  [From L to R: Kiernan Shipka as “Sabrina Spellman”; A scene from the dark Baptism of Sabrina with Richard Coyle as 'Father Blackwood,' Kiernan Shipka as 'Sabrina Spellman,' Lucy Davis a... (more...)
Universal Indefinitely Delays Chris Pratt's COWBOY NINJA VIKING Universal Indefinitely Delays Chris Pratt's COWBOY NINJA VIKING
by TV News Desk - August 08, 2018

Universal has removed the action film starring Chris Pratt, Cowboy Ninja Viking, from its release calendar one month before production was set to begin and delayed production indefinitely, according to Collider. The film still remains in active development.... (more...)
Ruby Rose to Star in BATWOMAN for the CW Ruby Rose to Star in BATWOMAN for the CW
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2018

Ruby Rose is set to play Batwoman, the lesbian superhero for the CW, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Rose's Batwoman will first appear in the December DC crossover event, with Greg Berlanti planning a stand-alone series revolving around the character.... (more...)
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Announce a SUPERGIRL Movie is in the Works Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment Announce a SUPERGIRL Movie is in the Works
by TV News Desk - August 06, 2018

A 'Supergirl' film is in the early stages at Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment, according to Deadline Hollywood. “22 Jump Street” writer Oren Uziel will pen the script, but no producer is attached yet.... (more...)
FOX Announces THE MASKED SINGER, A Celebrity Competition Series With A Groundbreaking Twist FOX Announces THE MASKED SINGER, A Celebrity Competition Series With A Groundbreaking Twist
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2018

FOX has ordered the new celebrity competition series THE MASKED SINGER, to premiere in January 2019. Based on an international hit, which already is a viral phenomenon with more than half a billion fans worldwide, and the No. 1 top-trending video of 2017 on YouTube, THE MASKED SINGER features celebr... (more...)
OWN Announces Second Season Renewal Of Hit Romantic Drama LOVE IS__ OWN Announces Second Season Renewal Of Hit Romantic Drama LOVE IS__
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a second season its hit romantic drama series “Love Is___” from award-winning producers Mara Brock Akil (“Being Mary Jane,” “The Game,” “Girlfriends”) and Salim Akil (“Black Lightning”). The Akils created and executive produced the series... (more...)
Priyanka Chopra Joins Chris Pratt In COWBOY NINJA VIKING Priyanka Chopra Joins Chris Pratt In COWBOY NINJA VIKING
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2018

Priyanka Chopra Joins Chris Pratt In COWBOY NINJA VIKING... (more...)
AMC Announces Le Carre Spy Thriller THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL to Air in November AMC Announces Le Carre Spy Thriller THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL to Air in November
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

AMC Announces Le Carre Spy Thriller THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL to Air in November... (more...)
Netflix Announces Two Unscripted Series, Upcoming Launch Dates and Debuts New Materials Across Their Diverse Content Lineup Netflix Announces Two Unscripted Series, Upcoming Launch Dates and Debuts New Materials Across Their Diverse Content Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

This afternoon, following their TCA morning session, Netflix announced two unscripted series, upcoming launch dates for four series and shared first look video assets for new titles... (more...)
Netflix Renews ALTERED CARBON for Second Season with Anthony Mackie Starring as Takeshi Kovacs Netflix Renews ALTERED CARBON for Second Season with Anthony Mackie Starring as Takeshi Kovacs
by TV News Desk - July 27, 2018

Netflix has ordered eight additional episodes of Altered Carbon from Skydance Television. The series is based on the classic science fiction novels by Richard K. Morgan.... (more...)
Britbox, From BBC Studios And ITV Announces Next Original Series DARK HEART Britbox, From BBC Studios And ITV Announces Next Original Series DARK HEART
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2018

BritBox, the streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV with the largest collection of British TV in the U.S., announced today during its TCA presentation an expanded commitment to delivering the best of British TV's past, present and future. Leading off the announcements was the reveal of the servi... (more...)
A New District Attorney Lays Down the Law in RIVERDALE, Penelope Ann Miller Joins Cast A New District Attorney Lays Down the Law in RIVERDALE, Penelope Ann Miller Joins Cast
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2018

A New District Attorney Lays Down the Law in RIVERDALE, Penelope Ann Miller Joins Cast... (more...)
CW's SUPERGIRL Casts Nicole Maines As TV's First Transgender Superhero CW's SUPERGIRL Casts Nicole Maines As TV's First Transgender Superhero
by TV News Desk - July 23, 2018

According to Entertainment Weekly, Transgender actress turned activist Nicole Maines (Royal Pains) is joining Supergirl as TV's first transgender superhero in season 4, producers announced during the show's San Diego Comic-Con 2018 panel Saturday.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Comic-Con Trailer For Season Three of Riverdale VIDEO: Watch the Comic-Con Trailer For Season Three of Riverdale
by Stage Tube - July 22, 2018

Season three of Riverdale premieres October 10 at 8/7c on the CW. A trailer for the upcoming season was debuted at Comic-Con yesterday. Watch it below!... (more...)
DC Universe Digital Subscription Service Now Available for Pre-Order DC Universe Digital Subscription Service Now Available for Pre-Order
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2018

DC Universe Digital Subscription Service Now Available for Pre-Order... (more...)
Amber Tamblyn Joins Diane Lane In New FX Drama, Y Amber Tamblyn Joins Diane Lane In New FX Drama, Y
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2018

Amber Tamblyn Joins Diane Lane In New FX Drama, Y... (more...)
AfterShock Comics and Creator Zack Kaplan Ink Deal with Universal Television to Bring Hit Title THE LOST CITY EXPLORERS to TV AfterShock Comics and Creator Zack Kaplan Ink Deal with Universal Television to Bring Hit Title THE LOST CITY EXPLORERS to TV
by TV News Desk - July 18, 2018

AfterShock Comics, the industry's most buzzed about independent publishing company, inks another TV deal,... (more...)
THE CW and DC to Produce BATWOMAN TV Series THE CW and DC to Produce BATWOMAN TV Series
by TV News Desk - July 17, 2018

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the CW is teaming with DC's small-screen universe mastermind Greg Berlanti to develop Batwoman as a TV series. The character of Batwoman will officially be introduced in December as part of The CW's annual DC series crossover event. ... (more...)
Nick Cannon to Host the 2018 Teen Choice Awards Nick Cannon to Host the 2018 Teen Choice Awards
by TV News Desk - July 16, 2018

Artist, comedian, actor and five-time TEEN CHOICE nominee Nick Cannon will host TEEN CHOICE TM 2018. Additionally, content creator, actress and singer Lele Pons will co-host. Airing LIVE from the Forum in Los Angeles, CA, on Sunday, Aug. 12 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX, the choices... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Unauthorized Disney Musical Parody of DEADPOOL 2 VIDEO: Watch the Unauthorized Disney Musical Parody of DEADPOOL 2
by Stage Tube - July 14, 2018

Director Julian Higgins has released his follow-up to 2017's Deadpool musical parody. Deadpool The Musical 2—Ultimate Disney Parody is set to various songs from Disney's repertoire.... (more...)
Diane Lane To Star In New FX Drama Based On DC Comics, Plus Additional Casting Announced Diane Lane To Star In New FX Drama Based On DC Comics, Plus Additional Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2018

Award-winning actor Diane Lane has signed on to star in the drama series pilot Y, headlining an ensemble cast also starring Barry Keoghan, Imogen Poots, Lashana Lynch, Juliana Canfield and Marin Ireland, it was announced today by Eric Schrier and Nick Grad, Presidents of Original Programming for FX ... (more...)