TV News: Stargirl, Bluff, Boys, Live, Bent

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Stargirl
The upcoming “Stargirl” comic adaptation series, originally slated for DC Universe streaming service, could be making the move to The CW. Episodes will need to be recut to fit into The CW’s network broadcast standards, but uncut episodes could be made available to stream exclusively on the upcoming HBO Max streaming service. DC Universe handed out a thirteen-episode order for the show in 2018 and production began back in March in Dallas with Brec Bassinger, Joel McHale, Luke Wilson and Meg DeLacy starring. [Source: Twitter]

Bluff City Law
NBC’s Jimmy Smits-led drama “Bluff City Law” will wrap up its first season with only its initial order of ten episodes. Though not an official cancellation, the news does not bode well for the freshman series getting a second season. The series is averaging just a 0.9 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.3 million viewers in Live+3 in the episodes aired to date. It will be replaced by the second season of its Amy Poehler-Nick Offerman competition series “Making It” which debuts December 2nd. [Source: Variety]

The Boys
Emmy winning comedian Patton Oswalt has joined Amazon Prime’s hit superhero series “The Boys” for a secret role in the second season of the comedy. Oswalt and showrunner Eric Kripke confirmed the casting in a new behind-the-scenes photo of the second season which is currently filming. [Source: Twitter]

Live
FOX has handed out a script commitment plus penalty to “Live,” a Washington, D.C.-set police drama series which “The Wire” writer Chris Collins will pen and Sterling K. Brown will executive produce for Indian Meadows Productions.

Based on the Korean series of the same name, the story follows six interconnected unsung heroes within D.C.’s Metropolitan Police Department and thw show deep dives into each of the four unique quadrants of the most powerful city in the country and how each of the bureaus is impacted by one another and all the money, race, sex and statecraft in that city. [Source: Deadline]

Bent
CBS has given a script commitment to “Bent,” which centers on a Texas cop and her two very different father figures – her biological father, who co-opted her into his 10-state crime spree when she was a child, and her adoptive father, who caught them and then took her in as his own.

CBS Television Studios and Jerry Bruckheimer TV are producing the project with Vaun Wilmott (“Dominion,” “Star Trek: Discovery,” “Prison Break”) penning the project and will executive produce with Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman and KristieAnne Reed. [Source: The Live Feed]