The Frankenstein Code


LA Screenings: RTE searches for CSI replacement

Irish pubcaster RTÉ is at the LA Screenings searching for three dramas to replace CSI, The Mentalist and Revenge. The broadcaster also needs a new sitcom to sit alongside The Big Bang Theory and Two Broke Girls, but has made fresh dramas the priority. This comes as Jerry Bruckheimer’s CBS procedural CSI comes to a […]

American Idol axed amid falling ratings

Long-running US singing format American Idol is headed for the scrapheap after broadcaster Fox cancelled the show. The show’s fifteenth and final season next January, with the finale bringing to a close what was once the US’s largest programme. Ratings have been slipping, and are currently down below nine million per episode. The move is […]

Lucifer rises on Fox with Minority Report

US network Fox has greenlit TV versions of DC Comics’ Lucifer and movie Minority Report. Lucifer is from Warner Bros. Television, DC Comics and Jerry Bruckheimer Television. It follows a miserable Lord of Hell, who decides to help the LAPD catch and punish criminals. Minority Report, one of pilot season’s buzziest projects, is set 10 […]