Emerald City

NBC selects drama pair & shuts Emerald City

US broadcaster NBC has given the greenlight to a pair of dramas, and also cancelled 2016-17 season series Emerald City. The Comcast-owned network has ordered full seasons of Rise and For God & Country. Rise is a drama from Friday Night Lights’ Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller. It stars Josh Radnor (How I […]

NBC axes scripted formats, reveals new series

US broadcast network NBC has axed scripted formats The Mysteries of Laura and Game of Silence, as it adds seven new dramas and five comedies for its 2016/17 season. Laura, which stars Debra Messing (pictured) and is based on Spanish series Los Misterios del Laura, will end after its second season, while Game of Silence, […]

NBC orders The Slap and a Wizard of Oz series

NBC has ordered a US remake of Australian drama series The Slap. US network has greenlit an eight-episode series. It will be based on the 2011 Australian drama (pictured), which was in turn an adaptation of the Christos Tsiolkas novel of the same name. It tells the story of the effects a seemingly trivial domestic […]