20th Television


Hulu expands ESPN’s ‘Chad Powers’ sketch into full series

US streamer Hulu has ordered Chad Powers, a half-hour comedy series based on an Eli Manning sketch that aired on ESPN+. The series hails from 20th Television and is being created by Glen Powell and Michael Waldron, with US quarterback Manning serving as exec producer alongside the pair. Also exec producing are Omaha Productions’ Peyton […]

Nissa Diederich exits as 20th TV’s EVP of production

Nissa Diederich, EVP of production at 20th Television, is stepping down after more than 25 years at the Disney-owned company and its previous incarnations. Her exit was announced in an internal memo to staff from 20th Television president Karey Burke this week. During her time at the company, Diederich has overseen shows including Homeland, Glee, […]

Freeform swings axe on ‘Single Drunk Female’ & ‘The Watchful Eye’

US cablenet Freeform has swung the axe on a pair of scripted series, cancelling comedy Single Drunk Female after two seasons and mystery thriller The Watchful Eye after its freshman run. Created by Simone Finch, Single Drunk Female hailed from 20th Television and followed Samantha Fink (Sofia Black-D’Elia), a young alcoholic woman who is forced […]

Hulu adds 20th Television comedy ‘Deli Boys’ via Onyx Collective

Disney’s Onyx Collective brand has picked up 20th Television comedy pilot Deli Boys to series to stream on Hulu. The 10 x 30-minute series was created by Abdullah Saeed and developed by Jenni Konner and Nora Silver under Jenni Konner Productions. Michelle Nader, who also serves as showrunner, is an executive producer alongside Saeed, Konner […]

Fox hit ‘9-1-1’ moves to ABC, while spin-off ‘9-1-1: Lone Star’ renewed

Fox procedural drama 9-1-1 is moving to Disney network sibling ABC for its seventh season. The upcoming season six finale of the 20th Television-produced series on 15 May will be the last episode to air on Fox – where it holds the crown as the network’s highest rated scripted series. The show from Ryan Murphy, […]

Hulu & Peacock to share ‘New Girl’ after Netflix license expires

US comedy series New Girl is moving streaming homes next month, leaving Netflix after a decade to land on both Hulu and Peacock in a shared agreement between the two services. The streamers are both picking up all 146 episodes of the sitcom, which was produced by Chernin Entertainment in association with 20th Television, and […]

News round-up: FX to end ‘Mayans MC’ with S5; Texas Crew & V1 partner

FX to end ‘Mayans MC’ with S5 FX is to conclude biker gang drama series Mayans MC after its upcoming fifth season. John Landgraf, FX Content and FX Productions chairman, announced the news at the Television Critics Association’s press tour this week. Starring JD Pardo and Clayton Cardenas, the Sons Of Anarchy spin-off followed members […]

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