Showtime Nabs ‘Your Honor’ Legal Drama From Peter Moffat, Robert & Michelle King and CBS Studios With Series Commitment

Showtime Nabs ‘Your Honor’ Legal Drama From Peter Moffat, Robert & Michelle King and CBS Studios With Series Commitment

CBS TV Studios’ high-profile legal thriller drama Your Honor has landed at sibling premium cable network Showtime with a series commitment. The Scripted World-produced project, based on the hot Israeli drama format Your Honor (Kvodo), has been shepherded by the creators of two acclaimed legal drama series, Peter Moffat, whose BAFTA-winning Criminal Justice was the basis for HBO’s praised limited series The Night Of, and The Good Wife‘s Robert and Michelle King. Written…Read full story

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Showtime Nabs ‘Your Honor’ Legal Drama From Peter Moffat, Robert & Michelle King and CBS Studios With Series Commitment

Showtime Nabs ‘Your Honor’ Legal Drama From Peter Moffat, Robert & Michelle King and CBS Studios With Series Commitment

CBS TV Studios’ high-profile legal thriller drama Your Honor has landed at sibling premium cable network Showtime with a series commitment. The Scripted World-produced project, based on the hot Israeli drama format Your Honor (Kvodo), has been shepherded by the creators of two acclaimed legal drama series, Peter Moffat, whose BAFTA-winning Criminal Justice was the basis for HBO’s praised limited series The Night Of, and The Good Wife‘s Robert and Michelle King. Written…Read full story

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David Fincher Talks ‘World War Z 2’ and Explains Why HBO’s ‘Utopia’ Fell Apart

David Fincher Talks ‘World War Z 2’ and Explains Why HBO’s ‘Utopia’ Fell Apart

David Fincher fans have no doubt been happy to pore over the filmmaker’s excellent new Netflix series Mindhunter over the last week, especially since he’s been gone for a bit. That wasn’t exactly the plan, as Fincher was already prepping his next project while doing press for Gone Girl in 2014, but that next project—a sprawling HBO drama series called Utopia for which he intended to direct every episode—unfortunately fell apart, and Fincher then moved over to Mindhunter. Most recently the filmmaker has been attached to World War Z 2 at Paramount,…

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‘Casual’ Renewed By Hulu For Fourth & Final Season

‘Casual’ Renewed By Hulu For Fourth & Final Season

EXCLUSIVE: Casual, the series that helped usher in high-end original programming on Hulu, will be coming to the end. The streaming network has ordered an abbreviated, 8-episode fourth season of the comedy, which will  be its last. It will air in 2018. Casual, from director Jason Reitman, creator Zander Lehmann and showrunner Liz Tigelaar, was one of the first original series to launch on Hulu in October 2015 as it was beginning its transformation from a place for low-cost…Read full story

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Nielsen’s New Rating System Will Measure Netflix

Nielsen’s New Rating System Will Measure Netflix

By Victor Stiff Nielsen is set to solve streaming’s greatest mystery. Now that Netflix is a major Hollywood player the company’s refusal to release their viewership numbers has thrown the entertainment industry’s ecosystem out of whack. For the past several years, the best way to determine a Netflix release’s success was to gauge its popularity on social media. Now it looks like the shroud of secrecy surrounding Netflix’s viewership numbers may be coming to an end. Today Nielsen announced their new service that tracks Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) Content…

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Steve Buscemi To Replace Owen Wilson In TBS Anthology Series ‘Miracle Workers’

Steve Buscemi To Replace Owen Wilson In TBS Anthology Series ‘Miracle Workers’

Steve Buscemi has been tapped as the co-lead opposite Daniel Radcliffe in TBS’ anthology comedy series Miracle Workers, executive produced by Lorne Michaels. Buscemi replaces Owen Wilson who was originally set to star alongside Radcliffe in the seven-episode straight-to-series comedy, announced at the Turner’s upfront in May. Wilson fell out in late August, and start of production on Miracle Workers was pushed while the network searched for a replacement. Created by Man Se…Read full story

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‘Bellevue’ Trailer, Premiere Date & Posters: First Look At WGN America’s Anna Paquin Drama

‘Bellevue’ Trailer, Premiere Date & Posters: First Look At WGN America’s Anna Paquin Drama

WGN America has set a January 23 premiere date for its recently acquired Bellevue, and today unveiled a new trailer and key art for the crime drama starring Anna Paquin, Shawn Doyle and Allen Leech. The eight-episode, one-hour series features True Blood‘s Paquin as Detective Annie Ryder, Fargo‘s Doyle as Police Chief Peter Welland and Downton Abbey‘s Leech as Eddie Roe, Ryder’s ex. The series is set against the backdrop of a small town with big secrets. Twenty years after…Read full story

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Janice Min Booked For This Week’s ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’ On HBO

Janice Min Booked For This Week’s ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’ On HBO

Chances are somewhere near 200% that Harvey Weinstein will fuel much of the conversation on Real Time with Bill Maher this week: former Hollywood Reporter editor Janice Min has been booked as the top of show guest. Min, who moved from THR to parent company Eldridge Industries last February, is a much-bandied name for replacing Graydon Carter as editor-in-chief of Condé Nast’s Vanity Fair. Her booking on the Maher show bumps the previously announced top of show guest…Read full story

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