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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Tribune Shareholders OK Sinclair Deal Amid Stopped Clock

Tribune Shareholders OK Sinclair Deal Amid Stopped Clock

Tribune Media shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a $3.9 billion deal for the company to be acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group, one that will make Sinclair the nation’s most powerful local TV broadcaster. The news comes a day after the FCC’s Media Bureau said it was stopping its 180-day clock on a ruling about the transaction, a fairly standard move as the agency seeks additional comments. It said the clock resumes November 2, the same day comments are…Read full story

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Tribune Shareholders OK Sinclair Deal Amid Stopped Clock

Tribune Shareholders OK Sinclair Deal Amid Stopped Clock

Tribune Media shareholders have overwhelmingly approved a $3.9 billion deal for the company to be acquired by Sinclair Broadcast Group, one that will make Sinclair the nation’s most powerful local TV broadcaster. The news comes a day after the FCC’s Media Bureau said it was stopping its 180-day clock on a ruling about the transaction, a fairly standard move as the agency seeks additional comments. It said the clock resumes November 2, the same day comments are…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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Getting Under Your Skin: The Subliminal Shots of ‘Mindhunter’

Getting Under Your Skin: The Subliminal Shots of ‘Mindhunter’

By Jacob Oller The Netflix original’s opening titles want to mess with your head. David Fincher is a notoriously heady director. Chopping up bits and pieces of footage, leaving clues, has been something of a calling card of his – ironic as it may be when much of his work focuses on serial killers. Fight Club’s fourth wall-breaking antics are replicated a bit in the opening titles of Fincher’s new show Mindhunter, in which a relatively calm sequence is intercut with gruesome images. The supercut by editor Vashi Nedomansky lingers…

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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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