Berlanti Productions

Berlanti Prods hires Warner Bros. TV’s EVP of drama development as president

Berlanti Productions has named Warner Bros. Television’s drama exec Leigh London Redman as its president. She replaces David Madden, who stepped down earlier this year and yesterday was named head of global entertainment at Wattpad Webtoon Studios. Redman was most recently EVP of drama development at Warner Bros. Television, where she worked on Berlanti shows […]

AMC, Fox & Berlanti alum David Madden joins Wattpad Webtoon to lead global entertainment

Former AMC Networks, Fox and Berlanti Productions exec David Madden has joined Wattpad Webtoon Studios as its head of global entertainment. He will report into the studio’s president Aron Levitz and oversee development, production and sales for the company’s growing global TV, feature film, and animation businesses. Madden was most recently president of TV for […]

Exclusive: Irwin Entertainment links with Greg Berlanti for factual shows

LA-based Irwin Entertainment is in talks with multiple scripted producers including Greg Berlanti to develop upcoming factual shows. Several projects are understood to be under discussion with Irwin, which is behind NBC’s upcoming Shakira-fronted dance competition series Dancing With Myself. Among the prolific scripted names Irwin is in discussions with is Greg Berlanti, who via […]

The CW commits to ‘Arrowverse’ despite show cancellations

The CW has confirmed that it remains committed to its expansive ‘Arrowverse’, despite axing a slew of shows from the DC superhero franchise in recent days. The long-running Legends Of Tomorrow was cancelled last month after seven seasons on the network, as was Naomi, which just concluded its first, and now only, season earlier this […]

HBO Max expands ‘Doom Patrol’ characters’ universe with horror detective drama

Warner Bros Discovery-owned HBO Max has ordered an eight-part horror detective series based on DC Comics characters created by Neil Gaiman and Matt Wagner.  Dead Boy Detectives is from Steve Yockey (The Flight Attendant), Doom Patrol’s Jeremy Carver, Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television (WBTV). All parties are under overall deals with WBTV. The show, which HBO Max said […]

The CW developing ‘Gotham Knights’ series with ‘Batwoman’ team

US network The CW is looking to expand its DC Comics drama offering with a new superhero series in the works based on the Gotham Knights title. Batwoman executive producers Chad Fiveash and James Stoteraux and executive story editor Natalie Abrams are heading up the project, which is being produced by Berlanti Productions in association […]

BBC One welcomes The CW’s ‘Superman & Lois’

The BBC has acquired the UK premiere of Warner Bros. Television’s drama Superman & Lois. The show, which is based on the DC characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, will be stripped weekly for BBC One starting 4 December, with all episodes available via streamer iPlayer on the same day. Superman & Lois […]

The CW welcomes superhero drama ‘Naomi’ & sports spin-off ‘All American: Homecoming’

US network The CW has handed series orders to two scripted shows for its 2021-22 slate; Ava DuVernay-produced DC superhero project Naomi, and sports drama spin-off All American: Homecoming. Based on the comic book series that launched in 2019, Naomi is produced by DuVernay’s Array Filmworks in association with Warner Bros Television. Written and exec-proiduced […]

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