Click to Skip Ad
Closing in...
Celebrating 17 Years of Film.Biz.Fans.

Television News, New TV Shows, Cancelled or Renewed?

  • Shadow and Act
    7 comments
    tweet
    47

    'Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream' Knocks Out 'Levees' To Become Most-Watched HBO Doc Since 2004

    Beyoncé Knowles' self-directed HBO documentary special, Beyoncé: Life Is But A Dream, aired on Saturday, February 16, 2013, and it ended up being a huge draw for the network, attracting 1.8 million viewers during its initial 9pm broadcast.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    3 comments
    tweet
    77

    ESPN Announces Female-Centric Sports Doc Series 'Nine for IX'

    ESPN's documentary series "30 for 30," now in the midst of its second round of 30 films, has brought the world some great work from the likes of Steve James, Albert Maysles and Brett Morgen, but has also tended to skew very male both in terms of subjects and filmmakers. There have been...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    2 comments
    tweet
    10

    Charles Stone III Set To Direct TLC Biopic Now Officially Titled 'Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story'

    Confirming what we've already reported, but adding a couple of facts that we didn't know before - specifically, the film, previously untitled, will be called Crazy, Sexy, Cool: The TLC Story; and secondly, Charles Stone III (Drumline, Paid in Full, Mr. 3000) is set to direct the biopic, whic...

    Read More »
  • The Playlist
    2 comments
    tweet
    3

    Original 'House Of Cards' Writer Andrew Davies Tackling 'War & Peace' For TV Next

    It's probably just coincidental, in fact, we're almost entirely sure it is, but just a few weeks after Netflix's remake of the BBC's "House of Cards" debuted, the original's writer, Andrew Davies, has scored one of the biggest jobs in British television. And we mean big...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    14 comments
    tweet
    12

    First-Look Footage At Gabrielle Union As Mary Jane Paul In 'Being Mary Jane' + What To Expect

    It's not much of a look at just 15 seconds, but it'll do for now I suppose. I'm sure a longer trailer for the Akils' Being Mary Jane BET original movie will surface soon.

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    0 comments
    tweet
    15

    AMC's Developing Chris Hardwick's 'All Star Celebrity Bowling' as a TV Series

    Chris Hardwick, the man behind "The Nerdist" podcast and brand, is making serious headway in TV these days, and it's not because he was a host of MTV '90s game show "Singled Out." Hardwick's original "The Nerdist" podcast has spawned a network of other podca...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    2 comments
    tweet
    8

    Floyd Mayweather Inks Record-Breaking Deal With Showtime & CBS

    They're calling it the largest deal in the sport of boxing, although details of the deal aren't yet public.

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    4 comments
    tweet
    7

    Allen Hughes Heading To TV To Direct Fox Drama Pilot 'Gang Related'

    Allen Hughes will assume directing duties on the new Fox drama pilot Gang Related, which follows a gang member who's "sent in to infiltrate the San Francisco Police Department who rises through its ranks but must balance his obligations to his crime family with an increasing sense of loyalt...

    Read More »
  • Indiewire
    1 comment
    tweet
    13

    HBO's Horse Racing Drama 'Luck' Lives On In Professional Fan Fiction Form

    David Milch and Michael Mann's HBO horse racing drama "Luck" was canceled in March of last year after one season, not because of the ratings, though they weren't stellar, but because of the unfortunate number of equine deaths that happened during the production. It was a smart show...

    Read More »
  • Shadow and Act
    1 comment
    tweet
    4

    Sophie Okonedo Talks Role In New BBC 5-Part Thriller 'Mayday' + First Look Photos

    A project that was initially announced a year ago is finally set to make its debut... S&A fave Sophie Okonedo stars alongside Peter Firth, Aidan Gillen and Lesley Manville in what the BBC is calling a "sophisticated five-part thriller" titled Mayday, from writers Ben Court and Car...

    Read More »

Recent Posts


  • SHORTS FOCUS: "Symphony no. 42"Animation Scoop
  • Watch: A Christmas Card From The Ba ...Press Play
  • Top Ten Takeaways: 'Hobbit' Finale Leads ...Thompson on Hollywood