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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 […]

Sons of Anarchy, Modern Family popular on Shomi

Sons of Anarchy and Modern Family are among the most-watched titles on one-year-old Canadian SVOD platform Shomi. The Rogers Media-owned service released data on its first birthday, which revealed its ten most popular titles, that it currently offers subscribers 17,698 episodes of programming, and that it had more than 143 million total video plays. Comedy, […]

SMILF, Mating pilots attract Showtime

US premium cable channel Showtime has ordered a pair of racy comedy pilots. The greenlights of SMILF and Mating (WT) were among a number of announcements that came from the network’s TCA tour event yesterday. SMILF is based on Frankie Shaw’s semi-autobiographical short film of the same name and comes from Showtime and ABC Signature, […]

HBO orders Katims drama pilot

US premium cable channel HBO has ordered a romantic drama pilot from Parenthood creator Jason Katims. Us. marks Katims’s first project for cable, having previously focused on scripted network programming. He has written and created the show, with his True Jack Productions and Universal Television attached to produce. The pilot will look into the unexpected […]

Hulu orders Katims’ first non-network drama

Friday Nights Light scribe Jason Katims is to make an original drama titled The Way for US streaming service Hulu. Katims’ prodco True Jack Productions has teamed with Jessica Goldberg, who is writer and creator, plus Universal Television on the series. Producer Katims is best-known for NBC’s American football-themed Friday Night Lights, single cam sitcom […]