MRC Television

NBCU’s Peacock orders ‘Ted’ remake, based on movie franchise

NBCUniversal (NBCU)’s streamer Peacock has made a straight-to-series order for a TV show based on the 2012 movie Ted. The live-action show is being produced by NBCU’s Universal Content Productions (UCP) and MRC Television, with the movie’s creator Seth MacFarlane in talks to reprise his role voicing the cuddly bear. The series will be based on […]

Peacock orders Rian Johnson mystery series TV debut; starring Natasha Lyonne

NBCUniversal streamer Peacock has given a 10-episode straight-to-series order for Poker Face, the first TV series project from Knives Out director Rian Johnson. Johnson’s T-Street and MRC Television will produce the hour-long mystery series, with Russian Doll star Natasha Lyonne to head the cast. Johnson will serve as creator, writer and director of the original […]

Dakota & Elle Fanning launch Lewellen Pictures, strike Civic Centre/MRC deal

Dakota Fanning and her sister Elle have launched a new production firm and struck a first-look deal with Civic Centre Media and MRC Television. Lewellen Pictures will work across TV, movies and other mediums such as podcasts, with a first project already in the works. The adaptation of Megan Miranda’s crime and relationship novel The […]

Apple adapts ‘Shrink Next Door’ podcast with Paul Rudd & Will Ferrell

Apple TV+ has handed an eight-episode straight-to-series order to The Shrink Next Door, based on the hit podcast with Will Ferrell and Paul Rudd attached. The limited series, which is based on the 2019 podcast by Wondery and Bloomberg Media, is being produced by Civic Center Media in association with MRC Television. It will be […]