FX has ordered a pilot for drama project “Hoke,” with Paul Giamatti attached to star. “Hoke” is a darkly comedic drama based on Charles Willeford’s series of novels “Sideswipe,” “New Hope for the…
Omari Hardwick will star in “Power,” an hourlong drama from Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson set up at Starz. Hardwick will play James “Ghost” St. Patrick, a wealthy Gotham nightclub owner who lives a double…
ABC’s unscripted competition series “Whodunnit?” was a ratings laggard this summer, but its finale on Sunday shot up to series-high numbers. CBS’ “Big Brother” remained the night’s top broadcast…
Shed Media’s Stateside arm has tapped Dan Snook as senior veep of development and Dave Kuba VP of development. Pair will report to Pam Healey, g.m. at the reality studio. Snook arrives at Shed from…
Cinemax has renewed original series "Banshee" for a second season that will premiere in 2014.
Cheerful stupidity can be harder to master than it looks, which is about as strong an endorsement as there is for "Impractical Jokers," TruTV's latest stab at attracting the predominantly male…
Sony Pictures Entertainment's Crackle is getting into scripted longform original series, looking to carve a space in the growing arena of digitally streamed original content alongside Netflix.
Sweet fable about seeking contentment with one's lot is closer to performance art than dramaturgy.
Veteran character actor Hoke Howell, who worked in films and TV for more than 40 years, died May 9 of heart failure at St. Joseph's Hospital in Burbank. He was 67.
Alfred Uhry's story of a elderly Southern gentlewoman and her black chauffeur, set in mid-'50s Atlanta, was a Pulitzer Prize-winning stage play and multi-Academy Award-winning film. Playwright Uhry…