NBCUniversal Picks Up Four Scripted Series in Germany, Austria, Switzerland

Banking on a long-running partnership with Entertainment One, NBCUniversal Intl. has picked up German, Austrian and Swiss licensing rights for the popular series “Deputy,” “Upright,” “Nurses,” and “Burden of Truth.” Brokered by eOne’s Christian Fritzsche, the deal will offer NBCUniversal … Read more…

Zoë Kravitz’s Hulu High Fidelity Series Is So Much More Than a Gender-Flipped Reboot

For all its arcane music-geek delights, High Fidelity isn’t exactly a showcase for complex female characters. Released in 2000, director Stephen Frears’ adaptation of the Nick Hornby novel about a self-absorbed record-store owner (John Cusack’s Rob) who keeps sabotaging his … Read more…

George Washington in ski goggles, spraying champagne is new take on Nats’ World Series gear

The Harrisburg Senators commemorated their parent club’s title with an alternate cap. Washington Nationals BEST DEAL UPDATE(UK): SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL … Read more…

Gavin and Stacey’s Rob Brydon urges writers to ‘leave people wanting more’ and ignore pleas for new series

GAVIN and Stacey’s Rob Brydon has urged its writers to “leave people wanting more” and ignore pleas for a new series. The 54-year-old plays Uncle Bryn in the hit comedy, which returned for a Christmas Special last month after 10 … Read more…

‘Young Wallander’s’ Jens Jonsson Lines Up ‘Eight Months’ Series (EXCLUSIVE)

Swedish helmer Jens Jonsson, who is currently editing Netflix’s “Young Wallander,” is set to direct the political thriller “Eight Months” (“Åtta månader”), based on acclaimed Swedish author Magnus Montelius’ suspense eponymous novel. Swedish scribe Erik Ahrnbom (“The Bridge,” “Stockholm Stories,” … Read more…

Amazon Shoppable Fashion Competition Series ‘Making the Cut’ Announces Premiere Date

Will the future of fashion be streaming? Maybe. Several shows combining fashion, storytelling and digital commerce are launching in the coming months. On Tuesday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Pasadena, Calif., Amazon announced its new fashion competition … Read more…

France’s Mediawan Boards Premium Series ‘That Dirty Black Bag,’ ‘Big Five’

Mediawan has come on board two English-language premium scripted series, Brian O’Malley’s steampunk spaghetti Western show “That Dirty Black Bag” and Gilles de Maistre’s “Big Five.” Aimed at family audiences, “Big Five” will be set in South Africa, and will … Read more…

‘What If Harry Potter Had Been Black?’ Tomi Adeyemi on Representation and Fostering Empathy Through Her Epic Fantasy Series

Tomi Adeyemi wants to wrap her readers in a “dangerous but warm” blanket. Her young adult novels—the hit epic Children of Blood and Bone and its highly anticipated new sequel, Children of Virtue and Vengeance—combine escapist fantasy with clear-eyed confrontations … Read more…

Netflix horror Black Summer renewed for second series with Jaime King leading the charge against blood-thirsty zombies

NETFLIX horror Black Summer has been renewed for a second series with Jaime King leading the charge against blood-thirsty zombies. The series – an unofficial Z Nation prequel – first aired on the streaming service in April this year. Netflix … Read more…

Newsweek Conversations: ‘The View’ Host Sunny Hostin Opens Up About Real Name And New TV Series

Newsweek SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

Jan Guillou’s ‘The Great Century’ Being Adapted as Epic Drama Series (EXCLUSIVE)

“The Great Century” is being adapted as an epic drama series by Dramacorp-Pampas Studios, which has landed the rights to Swedish author Jan Guillou’s book series. Guillou is known for his “Hamilton” spy-thriller novels, which Dramacorp-Pampas Studios has brought to … Read more…

A&E postpones ‘The Devil Next Door,’ a series about abuse allegations at North Carolina church

The six-episode series was scheduled to debut Tuesday. Arts and Entertainment SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American … Read more…