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Office-style superhero comedy for NBC

US broadcaster NBC has ordered three comedy pilots, including one billed as The Office­-meets-DC Comics. Powerless is a workplace comedy featuring workers at one of America’s worst insurance companies who live the superheroes and villains universe of DC Comics. The show comes from A to Z creator Ben Queen and Warner Bros. Television, whose parent […]

Superman prequel series set for Syfy

US cable channel Syfy and Warner Bros. are working on a Superman prequel drama that will tell the backstory of The Man of Steel’s family on Krypton. Krypton comes from Syfy and Warner Horizon Television. The latter is part of the Warner Bros. studio, which owns the Superman brand through DC Comics. DC Entertainment is […]

Sky swoops for Warner Bros.’ The Flash and Forever

UK pay TV platform BSkyB has acquired two drama series launched at this year’s LA Screenings, The Flash and Forever for its flagship channel Sky 1 HD. Both series are distributed by Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The Flash (left) is a spin-off of another superhero series Arrow, which also goes out on Sky1. It […]

Commissioner Gordon drama headed to Fox

US broadcaster Fox has sent a drama based on Batman character Commissioner James Gordon straight to series. Gotham is based on a DC Comic book and tells the story of Gordon’s police career years before he met Batman and became commissioner. It comes from Warner Bros. Television and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution will handle […]