“Marvel’s Most Wanted” will not be going forward at ABC, Variety has learned.
The pilot, which was designed to be a spinoff of “Agents of SHIELD,” had been in contention for a series order for the 2016-2017 season.
Starring Adrianne Palicki‘s and Nick Blood, the project would have centered around the popular “SHIELD” characters Bobbi Morse aka Mockingbird (Palicki) and Lance Hunter (Blood). The news of the pilot was first reported by Variety.
“SHIELD” producers Jeffrey Bell and Paul Zbyszewski co-penned the pilot for Marvel and ABC Studios and were set to serve as showrunners and exec producers together with Marvel’s head of television Jeph Loeb also exec producing.
Netflix crossed another unscripted threshold on Friday with the launch of “Selling Sunset,” an 8-episode series that follows a group of real estate agents on the Sunset Strip. The show is believed to be the streaming service’s first docusoap, the now-ubiquitous format first popularized in the early 2000s by shows like MTV’s “Laguna Beach” and [...]
Discovery Inc. president-CEO David Zaslav is once again making headlines for an enormous compensation package. Zaslav’s 2018 compensation soared to $129.44 million in 2018, fueled by stock options and grants awarded as the longtime Discovery chief signed a new employment contract last July that takes him through 2023 at the cable programming group. Zaslav received [...]
“Supernatural” is ending after 15 seasons. Series stars Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, and Misha Collins made the announcement in a video posted on Instagram on Friday. “We just told the crew that even though we’re very excited to be moving into our 15th season, it will be our last,” Ackles said. “15 years of a [...]
When it came to who won the Live+3 ratings race for the week of March 11, the rose went to “This Is Us” over “The Bachelor.” The NBC drama beat the ABC reality show in both ratings and total viewers in delayed viewing, with a 3.0 rating and 11.5 million viewers for the former, and an [...]
Gayle King is likely to stay a morning person. The popular anchor, who has enjoyed a steady stream of big-interview “gets” in recent weeks, is moving closer to signing a new deal to stay at CBS News and “CBS This Morning,” according to two people familiar with the matter. The talks are still in flux, [...]
Welcome to “TV Take,” Variety’s television podcast. In this week’s episode, Variety TV reporter Joe Otterson talks with Taika Waititi and Paul Simms, the executive producers of the new FX comedy “What We Do in the Shadows.” The show is based on Waititi and Jermaine Clement’s 2014 film of the same name, however, the TV [...]
Dani and Dannah Lockett have been cast in the NBC comedy pilot “The Kenan Show,” Variety has learned exclusively. The single-cam project stars “SNL” mainstay Kenan Thompson as a newly widowed dad determined to be everything for his kids while begrudgingly letting his persistent father-in-law (Andy Garcia) become more involved in their lives. Dani will [...]