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The CW developing ‘Wonder Girl’ superhero series with first Latina ‘Arrowverse’ lead

US network The CW is in development on Wonder Girl, a new superhero drama series set to introduce the first Latina lead to its existing interconnected ‘Arrowverse’ of shows. The series is being helmed by Queen of the South executive producer/co-showrunner Dailyn Rodriguez and Berlanti Productions and based on DC Comics characters created by Joëlle Jones. The show […]

The CW’s ‘Supergirl’ to end next year after sixth season

The CW superhero series Supergirl is to end after its upcoming sixth season. The decision to end the show was made jointly by the US network, along with Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions, which will begin working on the final 20-episode season later this month for broadcast sometime next year. The series is based […]

HBO Max renews ‘Doom Patrol’ for third season

Superhero series Doom Patrol has been renewed for a third season at HBO Max. The live-action drama is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television andbased on the DC Comics superhero team. It was originally developed for DC’s Warner Bros-owned online streamer, DC Universe, with its second season appearing on both that […]

‘Doom Patrol’ returns to Starzplay for UK premiere

Starz-owned SVOD service Starzplay has picked up the second season of DC superhero series Doom Patrol for its UK premiere. The platform aired the 15-episode first season earlier this year. The show will return on 16 July. Produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television and distributed globally by Warner Bros. International Television […]

Luke Perry’s death prompts ‘Riverdale’ production shutdown

The CW has shut down production on hit drama Riverdale following the death of actor Luke Perry. Perry, who played the role of Archie Andrews’ father on the series, which is based on the Archie comics, died on Monday (5 March), less than a week after suffering a massive stroke. It is as yet unclear […]

Netflix announces drama and unscripted launches

Netflix has used the TCAs to announce a number of new series coming to the streaming service later this year and into 2019. The headline shows include new limited series starring and produced by Oscar winner Octavia Spencer; new drama from the producers of The Crown; a new Gothic series with Kiernan Shipka of Mad […]

CBS orders F.B.I. drama from Dick Wolf

US broadcaster CBS has commissioned a 13-episode drama from procedural king Dick Wolf. F.B.I. (WT) will follow the inner workings on the New York branch of the US criminal investigation agency the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The news will be of interest to international acquisitions executives, who have been urging US broadcasters to commission more […]

Warner lines up DC digital service

Warner Bros. Television is working on a pair of original series for a soon-to-launch DC-branded digital service. Warner and DC Entertainment are preparing live-action drama Titans and animation Young Justice: Outsiders for the platform, which is scheduled to go direct-to-consumer next year. Warner Bros. Digital Networks Group (WBDNG) will operate the currently unnamed service, which […]

Lifetime to tell Berlanti’s ‘twisted love story’

US cable channel Lifetime is going straight-to-series on “the most twisted love story ever”, which hails from Supergirl producer Greg Berlanti (pictured) and Sera Gamble. You will be a ten-episode drama centred on “a relationship between two people that gets taken too far”. It is based on Caroline Kepnes’ novel of the same name about […]