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Archer Season 5 Promo & Poster

The best animated series on the air, FX's often outrageous spy comedy "Archer," returns January 13th. To celebrate FX has posted some beautiful "Miami Vice"-inspired poster art and a promo for the new season which promises a major...

David Mamet Plans Seven Deadly Sins Series

Fox, Lionsgate TV and 20th Century Fox TV are all teaming with filmmaker David Mamet to develop a seven-hour event series dealing with the concept of the seven deadly sins.The themes of the seven deadly sins (wrath, greed, sloth,...

TV News: Who, Twitter, Rebels, Hands, Bond

Doctor WhoA week out from its airing, BBC America have released an extended trailer for the Christmas special "The Time of the Doctor". The new trailer gives a better look at the overall plot. The special itself...

Worthington Stars In “Gallipoli” Mini-Series

Sam Worthington is confirmed to be both starring in and producing the four-hour miniseries "The Gallipoli Story" for Australian cable TV provider Foxtel.While Worthington was linked as a producer mid-last year, he's now also onboard as actor in the...

Gilliam Dismisses “12 Monkeys” TV Remake

Appearing at the recent Marrakech Film Festival, filmmaker Terry Gilliam spoke The Playlist who asked him about Syfy's upcoming remake of his 1996 sci-fi film "12 Monkeys". Gilliam has no part in the remake and does not sound...

Where “The Flash” & “Arrow” Will Divide

The CW's "Arrow" closed out the first half of its second season the other night up 10% from last year's midseason finale, though down 8% from last week's season high.This second half of the two-parter that introduced future The...

Baz Luhrmann Plans Hip Hop TV Drama

Filmmaker Baz Luhrmann is teaming with "The Shield" creator Shawn Ryan and playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis to produce a hip-hop period drama series.The coming-of-age story explores the dawn of the hip-hop era as seen through the eyes of five...

TV News: Homeland, Fortitude, Couple

HomelandThe Brody family is being downgraded for the fourth season of Showtime's "Homeland". Morena Baccarin (Jessica) and Morgan Saylor (Dana) will not return as series regulars for the fourth season.Saylor's Dana character has been a major point of...

TV News: Tyrant, Anarchy, CW, Grand, Vikings

Tyrant"Homeland" producers Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff have been given a series order for "Tyrant", a ten-episode high stakes drama to air on FX. Filming begins in March in Tel Aviv with at least ten episodes to be...

Eckhart Wanted For “Plum Island” TV Series

Author Nelson DeMille's famed witty detective John Corey from his various novels is coming to television.DeMille has confirmed in a tweet that Lionsgate is producing a cable TV series adaptation of his 1997 novel "Plum Island" which could hopefully...

Rosemary’s Baby Mini-Series Planned

NBC has ordered a four-hour miniseries from Lionsgate TV based on Ira Levin's classic 1967 horror novel "Rosemary's Baby".The story follows a young married couple who move into a Paris apartment with a haunted past. Quickly becoming pregnant, the...

TV News: Sun, Downton, Hollow, Bates

Low Winter SunAMC has canceled its cop drama "Low Winter Sun" after only one season. Based on the British mini, Mark Strong and Lennie James starred as homicide detectives in Detroit.Premiering to 2.51 million total viewers, the show...

Terminator Reboot Also Gets A TV Series

Skydance Productions and Annapurna Pictures, who are producing the upcoming "Terminator" reboot film trilogy, are also developing a TV series to work in conjunction with the new first film due for release in 2015.Zack Stentz and Ashley Miller ("X-Men:...

MTV Planning A “Shannara” TV Series

MTV, filmmaker Jon Favreau and former "Smallville" showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar are all teaming to adapt Terry Brooks' best-selling "Shannara" fantasy novels into a series.Sonar Entertainment will produce the project which has scored a straight-to-series commitment so...

TV News: Music, SHIELD, Guy, Scandal, Kill

The Sound of MusicNBC's live three-hour TV staging of "The Sound Of Music," starring Carrie Underwood and Stephen Moyer, drew a 4.6 rating and 18.5 million viewers last night. The special easily dominated the night and marks NBC's...

TV News: Mob, Mozart, Lilyhammer, Miami

Mob CityFrank Darabont's noir crime drama "Mob City" on TNT opened to modest ratings Wednesday night, a 0.6 rating and 2.29 million viewers over its first two hours. In comparison, this week's episode of TNT's "Major Crimes" scored...

Legion Sequel “Dominion” Ordered To Series

Syfy has given an official order for the supernatural action drama series based on 2010 feature "Legion".The story is set 25 years in the future after a war between an army of angels and mankind has transformed the world....

TV News: Wolf, Gotham, Louis CK, Jamestown

Teen WolfThe 45-second trailer for the second half of MTV's third season of "Teen Wolf" is out ahead of its January 6th premiere. Rather than a collection of clips though, the trailer is a specially created, metaphor heavy...

NBC Plans “The Wolfman” TV Series

Daniel Knauf, the executive producer/head writer on NBC's "Dracula", is developing a similar new treatment of another classic monster - "The Wolfman".Entitled "The WolfMan," the supernatural thriller series is inspired not by the 1941 classic but by the critically...

Sin City TV Series, “Mist” Mini-Series Coming?

While The Weinstein Company is mostly known for both prestige and genre films, the company is now pushing further into the realm of television production. A piece in The New York Times spoke with both Bob and Harvey...

TV News: Longmire, Witches, Dusk, Fox, Syfy

LongmireA&E has officially renewed "Longmire" for a ten-episode third season. The show averaged 3.7 million viewers during its recent second season this Summer, hitting a peak with the finale at 4.4 million viewers.Witches of East EndLifetime has picked up...

AMC Orders Pilot For A “Preacher” Series

AMC has reportedly ordered a pilot for a TV series adaptation of Garth Ennis' acclaimed graphic novel series "Preacher".The story follows a down-and-out Texas preacher possessed by Genesis, a supernatural entity conceived by the unnatural coupling of an angel...

Toronto Mayor Gets His Own TV Series

After becoming world famous due to the media coverage of the 'Crack-gate' scandal, embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother Doug Ford are taking to the media.Starting Monday night, the Ford brothers are set to host their own...

FXX Gets “The Simpsons” For $750M

It's the most expensive off-network pact in TV history. FXX has beaten out five other networks to score the exclusive cable, as well as VOD and non-linear rights, to FOX's long-running animated comedy "The Simpsons".How much is the...

FX Plans A “Rasputin” TV Event Series

FX has begun development of an event series about Rasputin, the Russian peasant turned mystic who became an advisor to the Imperial family the Romanovs in the early 20th century.Rasputin's influence, partly due to his ability to treat the...

TV News: Oliver, Red, Poirot, Promos

John OliverAfter nearly eight years on the sries, British comedian John Oliver has quit "The Daily Show" to front his own weekly news talk show on cable channel HBO on Sunday nights.Oliver took over for "The Daily Show" host...

Syfy Plans A TV Series Version Of “Beowulf”

Syfy has begun development of a TV series adaptation of the Old English epic poem "Beowulf".The classic poem follows a 5th century Scandinavian hero who agrees to help of the king whose hall has come under attack by a...

Swayze’s “Ghost” Becomes A TV Series

Paramount TV is developing a TV series remake of the hit 1990 romantic supernatural dramedy "Ghost".Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg starred in the iconic original which dealt with loving couple Sam and Molly Jensen who are attacked...

TV News: Body, Catherine, Dig

Body of ProofDespite several weeks of exploration, ABC has decided not to renew "Body Of Proof" for a midseason order. Time has essentially run out with the various stars and producers already looking toward future projects. Catherine the...

TV News: Everest, Outcast, Bordertown, Kennedy

EverestFox has issued a multiple script order for "Everest," a ten-part event series from Alcon Entertainment. Jeffrey Lieber created the limited series which is could be renewable should the network desire it.The story revolves around a group of...

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