Will Arnett

Netflix deal monitor: 2015 so far

Streaming service Netflix may be losing market share to Amazon in the US, but has started 2015 with a bang, acquiring numerous series and movies and continuing its rapid international roll out. As new research shows the SVOD player spends more on content than the BBC, HBO and Discovery, TBI takes a look at the […]

Netflix goes straight-to-series with Will Arnett

Streaming service Netflix has greenlit an eight-episode, straight-to-series comedy from The Millers and Arrested Development star Will Arnett. Flaked comes from Arnett and Mark Chappell (The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and follows a self-appointed “guru” in an insular Californian community those carefully crafted image and sobriety begins to unravel after he falls for […]

CBS closes door on Millers

US broadcaster CBS has cancelled its multi-cam sitcom The Millers. The show, currently in its second season, took a low 0.5 ratings in the key 18-48 demographic in its most recent episode. CBS has moved to pull it from air, with today’s episode the last to have an official scheduled broadcast. The show, from CBS […]

Will Arnett launching prodco, snags CBS deal

Will Arnett is launching his own production company and has struck a first-look deal with CBS Studios. The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that the Canadian Arrested Development and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles star is launching Electric Avenue. The new firm is close to a deal to option How Not to Calm a Child on […]

Netflix orders Michael Eisner adult toon comedy

Netflix has commissioned former Disney boss Michael Eisner’s prodco to create an adult-themed animated series about a disillusioned whiskey drinking horse. BoJack Horseman features Arrested Development’s Will Arnett as a washed up 1990s humanoid horse TV star, BoJack, once huge through fictional family sitcom Horsin’ Around. The 12-part series also stars Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad) […]