TV News: CBS, Wire, Rellik, Inhumans, Gaye

CBS has announced its mid-season premiere dates with Frank Spotnitz’s “Ransom” premiering Sunday January 1st before moving to Saturday nights the following weekend.

Then there’s “Training Day” starring Bill Paxton and Justin Cornwell which will kick off Thursday February 2nd, and “Doubt” starring Katherine Heigl and Laverne Cox which will debut Wednesday February 15th. “Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders” and “Superior Donuts” have yet to set dates. [Source: Variety]

High Wire
Producers Kathleen ‘Bird’ York (“The West Wing”) and Cary Brokaw (“Angels in America”) are teaming for “High Wire,” a new drama series project in development at FOX.

The story centers on a 26-year-old fledgling trapeze artist who, joins an innovative startup cirque. Working her way up the ladder, she earns her place in the eccentric, tightknit family. [Source: Deadline]

Cinemax has reportedly picked up the six-episode limited series “Rellik” which is described as a serial killer tale that unfolds backwards.

“The Missing” creators Harry and Jack Williams are re-teaming with Two Brothers Pictures and New Pictures to produce the series for BBC One with the show to air in the UK and U.S. next year. Sam Miller (“Luther”) will direct. [Source: Deadline]

ABC and IMAX have locked the dates for their “Inhumans” TV series. The two-part premiere begins an exclusive two-week run on IMAX screens around the world on September 1st. Just over three weeks later, ABC will kick off the eight episode run from September 26th. The episodes will without any hiatus or missed weeks. [Source: Deadline]

Marvin Gaye
Jamie Foxx is set to executive produce a limited series about legendary singer Marvin Gaye. Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones of de Passe’s Jones Entertainment will produce the event series which will be shopped to linear and digital channels. The series also has the blessing of Gaye’s son, Marvin Gaye III. [Source: Variety]