Greg Berlanti

Inside HBO Max’s complete originals slate

HBO Max may not be launching for another seven months, but the service is ramping up its marketing drive in earnest, revealing star-studded content offerings from high-profile talent such as Mindy Kaling and Greg Berlanti, as well as aggressive plays for catalogue fare such as South Park and Rick and Morty. WarnerMedia revealed details for […]

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 […]

Warner Bros. signs $400m mega-deal with Greg Berlanti

Riverdale producer Greg Berlanti has signed a $400 million deal with Warner Bros. Television Group, which will keep him with the company until 2024. Berlanti currently has 14 scripted titles on air in the US including Riverdale, The Flash, Arrow and Supergirl. He also had shows picked up at this May’s LA Screenings, including the […]

DC Universe signs up Berlanti for Doom Patrol

Warner Bros. Digital Networks has unveiled plans for a new series called Doom Patrol that will feature on its upcoming digital platform DC Universe. The series, which will debut in 2019, is being executive produced by Greg Berlanti, who has created numerous superhero series for US network The CW, in which Warner Bro. has a […]

The CW pairs Dynasty with Riverdale

The CW is pairing key new US broadcast dramas Valor and Dynasty with existing high-profile Warner Bros.-produced series. Valor, one of a spate of new military- or elite police-themed dramas coming to the 2017/18 network season, has landed a 9pm Monday slot. It will receive lead-in from DC Universe superhero series Supergirl. Soap reboot Dynasty, […]

Fox returns to Berlanti for Black Lightning

US broadcaster Fox has put another superhero drama from Greg Berlanti into development. The 21st Century Fox-owned channel has given a pilot production commitment to Black Lightning, which is based on a DC Comics character of the same name. Berlanti, who is attached to four CW superhero dramas, is executive producing with Sarah Schechter. Berlanti […]

ABC to adapt Caitlin Moran comedy

US network ABC is reportedly planning for a remake of Caitlin Moran’s recently-cancelled British comedy Raised By Wolves. The show’s distributor, ITV Studios Global Entertainment confirmed the news, whuich Deadline first reported. Juno writer Diablo Cody will pen the US show, with Greg Berlanti’s Berlanti Productions attached. In the UK, Raised By Wolves ran for […]

NBC unveils new shows, cancels Constantine

US broadcaster NBC has unveiled new dramas and comedies for its 2015-16 slate, while axing superhero series Constantine, State of Affairs, One Big Happy and About a Boy. Over the weekend, the NBCUniversal channel okayed dramas Blindspot, Chicago Med, Game of Silence, Heartbreaker and The Player (pictured), which sit alongside straight-to-series orders Shades of Blue […]

USA Networks cancels Signourney Weaver’s Political Animals

USA Network has decided against turning Greg Berlanti’s Sigourney Weaver-fronted miniseries Political Animals into a full series. The cable network has passed on renewing the series for a second season following its limited run earlier this summer. Political Animals, which starred Weaver as the secretary of State and former First Lady fighting for her political […]