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Del Toro’s Strain gets FX treatment

Feature film director Guillermo del Toro and Lost producer Carlton Cuse are working on a TV adaptation of The Strain, the former’s best-selling vampire novel series. The TV series, also titled The Strain, will go to air on US cable channel FX in July 2014. FX Productions is attached to create the 13-episode show, which […]

FX inks Sacha Baron Cohen deal for new Ali G series

FX Productions has inked a first-look deal with Sacha Baron Cohen’s production company Four By Two. The deal gives the recently-minted FXX channel old episodes of Baron Cohen’s Da Ali G Show and will see him reprise the comedy character in a new series Ali G: Rezurection. The new series will go out on the […]

Comedy toon Chozen for first FXX original, FX execs upped

New basic cable channel FXX has commissioned its first original series, an adult-themed animated comedy, as FX Networks makes a trio of senior promotions. Adult toon Chozen comes from the teams behind Eastbound & Down and Archer. The show follows a gay white rapper who exits jail with a new message and skills that he […]

Tracy Morgan set for FX pilot

30 Rock star Tracy Morgan will star in a new FX Networks half-hour comedy pilot. Death Pact will follow Morgan (pictured above, left) as a formerly lazy, pot-dealing assistant high school coach that returns to his hometown a decorated war veteran with a radical self-help philosophy, which he uses on his former friends and students. […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]

FX orders more Archer

FX has ordered a new season of animated secret agent comedy Archer. The US cablenet is currently midway through transmitting the fourth season of the show, which will run until April, and has placed an order for a thirteen-episode fifth series. Fox’s FX said the show is the second highest rating cable series for men […]

FX orders more Americans

US cable network FX has ordered a second season of Cold War drama The Americans. The first series is currently going out on FX in the US and, four episodes in, the channel has placed an order for a new, thirteen episode season. The show was the most-watched debut of any FX series ever with […]

Fox heads to Asia Television Forum with Graceland

Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution is heading to this year’s Asia Television Forum and will offer series including cable police drama Graceland and spy drama The Americans. The international sales arm of the Hollywood studio will launch the series at the event in Singapore between December 4 and 7. Graceland was created by White Collar […]