Project was penned by Lizzie and Wendy Molyneux (“Bob’s Burgers”). It revolves around a woman who idolizes Hillary Clinton and Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer but winds up joining a company dominated by male employees. Bicks will supervise and exec produce with the Molyneux sisters. The pair at present are producers on Fox’s animated comedy “Bob’s Burgers.”
Bicks is also shepherding an untitled mermaid project for NBC.
Bicks is with UTA and attorney Ken Richman. The Molyneux’s are with WME and Kaplan Perrone.
SPOILER ALERT: This story contains spoilers for the first two episodes of “The Mandalorian,” if wish to be surprised you do, only annoyance will you find. BB-8 and the Ewoks can step aside with the latest expansion of the “Star Wars” universe with Disney Plus’s “The Mandalorian.” There’s a new addition to the long list [...]
Fans of the History series “Vikings” rejoice! Netflix has ordered the follow up series titled “Vikings: Valhalla,” which will be set 100 years after the conclusion of the original show. The sixth and final season of “Vikings” on History is set to debut on Dec. 4. “Valhalla” will be executive produced by “Vikings” creator Michael [...]
NBC’s Tokyo Olympics has a new contestant. Molly Solomon, a veteran sports producer who has been with NBC since 1990, has been tapped as the new executive producer of NBCUniversal’s Olympics broadcast, one of the most important production jobs at the Comcast-owned media conglomerate. She begins her new role immediately, with just months to go [...]
Showtime’s “Yellowjackets” pilot is rounding out its cast. The network has announced that “Camping” star Juliette Lewis and original “Addams Family” actor Christina Ricci have boarded the project as series regulars, joining already announced cast members Melanie Lynskey, Tawny Cypress and Jasmin Savoy Brown. “Yellowjackets” tells the story of a team of talented high school [...]
Kevin Hart is expanding his partnership with Netflix with a new six-part documentary series named “Don’t F–k This Up.” Hart’s Hartbeat Productions will produce alongside Lionsgate, Makemake, 3 Arts Entertainment, and Magical Elves, with the show set to debut on Netflix on Dec. 27. It will follow the comedian’s day-to-day lifestyle as he tackles what [...]
“The Little Mermaid Live” continues to perform swimmingly in the TV ratings. The ABC musical topped all non-football shows for the week of Nov. 4, growing 34% from its Live+Same Day rating and 30% in total viewership to finish with a 3.4 and 11.7 million total viewers. That represents pretty substantial growth for a live [...]
According to the Directors Guild of America, the TV industry has made major gains in terms of diversity. Half of all TV episodes in the 2018-19 season were directed by women or directors of color for the first time, according to a DGA report released on Tuesday. The DGA’s episodic television director inclusion report noted [...]