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‘The Wheel’ stops spinning at NBC after one season

NBC has cancelled its US remake of UK gameshow The Wheel after just one season. The format was created and hosted by British comedian Michael McIntyre, who also hosted the UK version for the BBC, with the 10-part US edition created by his Hungry McBear label in collaboration with Warner Horizon. Airing over two weeks […]

CBS turning Latin game Lotería into competition show with Jeff Apploff

Paramount-owned US network CBS has commissioned Lotería Loca, a new game show based on the Latin game of chance Lotería. Jane The Virgin star Jaime Camil will host and executive produce the show, which was created by Jeff Apploff, Aaron Solomon and Alejandro Trevino, who will also exec produce, alongside Mike Darnell, Dan Sacks and […]

The CW orders ‘Waltons’, ‘Scooby-Doo’ & ‘Legends Of Tomorrow’ specials

US network The CW has commissioned three original scripted specials for existing and legacy titles The Waltons, Scooby-Doo and a spin-off from Legends Of Tomorrow. All three specials have been lined up for the fourth quarter of this year, with specific dates yet to be announced. The Waltons’ Homecoming is being produced by Magnolia Hill […]

HBO Max orders ‘Magic Mike’ reality competition series; Tatum & Soderbergh attached

WarnerMedia-owned US streamer HBO Max has ordered a new unscripted competition series based on the Magic Mike movie franchise, with Channing Tatum and Steven Soderbergh attached. The series, with the working title of The Real Magic Mike is being produced by Eureka Productions and Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, in association with Warner Horizon, and is […]

Netflix rebooting retro comedy Full House

Having relaunched Arrested Development, Netflix is moving ahead with another comedy reboot with a new version of Full House. The original series ran for eight seasons and almost 200 episodes on US broadcast network ABC in the 1980s and 1990s. It follows a widowed father, his best friend and brother in-law as they raise a […]

Rovner, Paul replace Erwich at Warner Horizon

Warner Bros. has promoted a pair of high-ranking executives to replace Craig Erwich as co-presidents of Warner Horizon Scripted Television. Warner Bros. Television’s executive VP, development Susan Rover and WBTV executive VP Brett Paul will now lead the unit, which focuses on scripted programming for the US cable market. They replace Erwich, who left his […]

Warner Bros. seals ER, Gossip Girl, Liars format deals

US drama series ER, Gossip Girl and Pretty Little Liars will be remade in Asia after Warner Bros. cut format deals with partners in the region. A Filipino version of teen mystery drama Pretty Little Liars is in production with ABC Development Corporation making the 22-episode series for the TV5 channel. The US original is […]

Brazilian Bachelor gets a date

Brazilian channel Rede TV! has ordered an eleven-part version of Warner Bros. International Television Production reality series The Bachelor. The in-house produced series will launch in Brazil in the fall of next year and will mark the first time the dating format has been localised in Latin America. The Bachelor, originally an ABC format in […]

Mike Darnell lands top Warner Bros. unscripted role

Former Fox reality guru Mike Darnell has joined Warner Bros. in a wide-ranging role that hands him control of Telepictures Productions and Warner Horizon Unscripted Television. Darnell will become Warner Bros. Television Group’s first president, unscripted and alternative television on August 12, reporting to WBTG’s president and chief content officer Peter Roth. The job gives […]