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Netflix confirms deal for former HBO Max drama ‘Dead Boy Detectives’

Netflix has confirmed it has picked up Dead Boy Detectives, the former HBO Max show based on Neil Gaiman’s characters. The eight-part drama is based on the DC Comics story and has been produced by Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television. It follows a group of friends who are living in the afterlife and solve […]

Ava DuVernay’s overall deal with WBTV to expire this month

Ava DuVernay, the US filmmaker behind Netflix’s When They See Us and OWN’s Black Sugar, is to soon part ways with Warner Bros. Television (WBTV) as her overall deal comes to an end. The five-year $100m agreement she inked in 2018 is to conclude at the end of this month and US reports suggest DuVernay […]

Round-up: More4 visits Fred’s ‘Emergency Ward’; Netflix yanks out ‘Sweet Tooth’; 5Star lands ‘Love Gone Wrong’; BBC picks up Zinc duo

More4 visits Fred’s Emergency Ward UK channel More4 has struck a deal with Australia’s Fred Media that will see the UK broadcaster acquiring three seasons (30 x 60-minutes) of its obs-doc, The Emergency Ward (originally titled Emergency). The show, which premieres 7 May, is produced by Fred Media’s parent company WTFN Entertainment and was originally […]

MGM+ moves forward with ‘Emperor Of Ocean Park’

Amazon-owned streamer MGM+ is moving forward with Emperor Of Ocean Park, an adaptation of Stephen L Carter’s novel of the same name. The 10-part thriller, which was first announced as being in development in January, is being written and executive produced by Sherman Payne and produced by John Wells Productions and Warner Bros. Television. Set […]

NBC orders Oliver Sacks-inspired drama ‘Wolf’ to pilot

NBC has ordered a pilot for Wolf, a new one-hour drama based on the life and works of famed British neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, from Andy Serkis and Greg Berlanti. Written by Michael Grassi and directed by Lee Toland Krieger, the show is inspired by Sacks’ books The Man Who Mistook His Wife For […]

News round-up: Amazon picks up Witherspoon comedy; Fox courts ‘Farmer Wants A Wife’; HBO Max renews ‘Sex Lives of College Girls’  

Amazon picks up Witherspoon comedy Amazon has handed a two-season order to half-hour comedy series All Stars from Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine. Witherspoon will star and executive produce the series, which follows a former cheerleader from the US who travels to UK to teach at coastal school. “I’ve been looking for a project that brought […]

Warner Bros. TV names development chief, backtracks on closure of diversity program

Warner Bros. Television, fresh from swinging cuts earlier this week, has named Parul Agrawal as its SVP & head of drama development and backtracked on plans to close its Workshop program. Agrawal replaces Leigh London Redman, who joined Berlanti Productions as its president in July, and will report to WBTV’s EVP & head of development Clancy Collins […]

Starz in development on Marlon Wayans comedy

US network Starz is in development on Book Of Marlon, a new comedy series co-written, exec produced by and starring Marlon Wayans as a fictionalised version of himself.  The half-hour series explores Wayans professional life as a comedian and actor, as well as his personal life as he attempts to reconcile being a good person […]

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