True Blood bit its last throat in 2014, but NBC is hoping it can duplicate HBO’s mega-success by adapting another fantasy series from works by author Charlaine Harris, called Midnight, Texas. It’s based on Harris’ trilogy about a small town filled with spooky secrets.
We’re no closer to the truth about Jane Doe’s past on Blindspot but we’re now intimate with betrayal. How could you do this to me, Blindspot? How could you do this to Mystery Beard? »
Despite the fact that the sequel wasn’t nearly as good as the original, I am all over the idea of a Red TV series. Action-comedies should be everywhere, all the time. »
Sad news, Hannibal fans: our cannibal won’t be getting a fourth season. Bryan Fuller thanked NBC for indulging the show’s “images that would have shredded the eyeballs of lesser Standards & Practices enforcers.” Indeed. The season two capper was epic, but look for the series finale to be a bloodbath for the ages. »
NBC just unveiled a whole slew of crazy genre television, including what’s basically the TV version of Memento, a whole new Heroes, and another apocalypse comedy.
It’s that time of year where we get a good look at what’s going to be on TV come fall. And we’ve got some things rising from the dead, some obvious done deals, and some things wavering on the bubble. It’s a good time to be a superhero or a Muppet, though. »
After ordering ten-episodes of a modern take on The Wizard of Oz, then canceling the show, NBC has re-ordered and un-canceled Emerald City. Dorothy got home easier than this show got on the air.
Holt McCallany (Lights Out) has been tapped to play a former prize fighter and gym owner in Warrior, a show that mixes martial arts and magic in the hunt for an international crime lord. This show's description does not really explain the "magic" part, but we have some guesses. »
File this under "rumors," subdivision "things we desperately hope end up being true": Word is that while Constantine isn't doing well on NBC's Friday night programming block, the network believes in the show enough that it's considering moving it to its little sister network Syfy! »
NBC has ordered a pilot of Blindspot from Greg Berlanti (Arrow/Flash/Supergirl). Blindspot "begins with a beautiful woman, covered in a "road map" of tattoos, discovered naked in Times Square. Her mysterious ink sends the FBI on an intense journey which, ultimately, reveals her true identity." [TV Line] »
I think we can officially call ourselves in the midst of a Biblical renaissance in pop culture — from Son of God (a 2014 movie made out of a 2013 miniseries called, of course, The Bible) to Noah, there's a lot of Bible, both old and new, out there. And now ABC and NBC have announced two more Bible-themed shows are in… »
NBC, still struggling to find hits beyond The Blacklist and... well, pretty much they just have The Blacklist at this point, but their desperation is inspiring creativity! For instance, the network has ordered a pilot for a martial art fantasy drama titled Warrior. Can kung fu TV really be making a comeback? »
Instead of ordering more episodes, which would be a sure sign that NBC is happy with the show, Constantine will only have 13 episodes in its first season. On the other hand, the numbers have been improving, so it could still pull off a renewal. »
Peter Straub's Shadowland is being developed as an "event series" for NBC by David S. Goyer. In addition producing the project, Goyer will also co-write it with BAFTA-winner Jack Thorne, who is currently adapting The Sandman. Shadowland follows two boys who spend a summer with a magician who may be a sorcerer. [… »
And there's a surprising new rumor about the Justice League movie's villain. Keanu Reeves reveals trippy scenes from Bill and Ted 3's script. The X-Men live-action TV show might star Days of Future Past's Quicksilver. And Daredevil casts a bunch of key roles. Spoilers now! »
It's preview night at Comic-Con, and DC showed the pilots for two of its upcoming new shows: Constantine and The Flash. And they were both good! Here are our spoiler-free first impressions. »