Remember "New Amsterdam," a 2008 Fox series starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as a crime-solving immortal? The network and the producers of "Sleepy Hollow" — another Fox drama built around an…
Tv Pilot Directors
HBO has given a pilot production commitment to Bad Robot and Warner Bros. TV for a series adaptation of the 1973 Yul Brynner cult classic “Westworld,” to be written and helmed by Jonathan Nolan…
DGA prexy Paris Barclay takes a backseat to no writer as he puts his profession's best foot forward.
“Sex and the City” creator Darren Star has been tapped to helm Lifetime pilot “HR.” Drama centers on human resources director Ellen Bell (Alicia Silverstone) whose outlook on life changes after a…
As summer trips go, "Siberia" isn't a bad idea, but the series already appears to be a victim of seriously bad timing — sentenced to the scheduling equivalent of you-know-where, what with CBS' "Under…
A television pilot is like a first date. It's a sales pitch where a great first impression hopefully sets up weeks — if not years — of loyal companionship. A pilot is shiny, exciting and dressed to…
Many series use experts and consultants to make sure their action, whether it's in a courtroom or outer space, is portrayed accurately — though writers take plenty of creative license. But on some…
As the broadcast networks make their glitzy upfront presentations to advertisers this week, another media entity has already started writing some upfront business. Viacom, the owner of cablers…
“Rogue” is an unfortunately distinctive name for such a me-too crime series — one that mistakes nudity, violence and profanity for edge and daring. DirecTV has cut its teeth with shrewd acquisitions…
Fresh off his Best Director Oscar win for “Life of Pi,” Ang Lee is breaking into the TV biz, signing on to helm FX’s drama pilot “Tyrant.” From “Homeland” producing duo Howard Gordon and Gideon Raff…
ABC joined the pilot pickup parade late Tuesday, greenlighting three dramas and one single-cam comedy.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
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- ‘Ultra Widescreen’ Version of Terrence Malick’s ‘Voyage of Time’ Set for Release (EXCLUSIVE)
- For Television, Golden Globes Voters Value ‘Kingmaker’ Role
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