Fox has given a series order to Weird Loners and picked up three comedy pilots and one drama pilot with an eye towards series production, TVGuide.com has learned.
Weird Loners is the story of four relationship-phobic people who are unexpectedly thrust into each other's lives and form an unlikely bond in a Queens, New York townhouse. The single-camera comedy...
It looks like Netflix knows it didn't make a huge mistake in bringing Arrested Development back. The streaming site is currently in talks to bring the cult comedy back for a fifth season, executive producer Brian Grazer told Bloomberg Television.
Two weeks after he locked the final cut of Netflix's Arrested Development revival, show creator Mitch Hurwitz is catching up on TV, traveling to New York and checking social media to gauge the reaction to the fruits of two years of labor. "Right now my hope is that the people who are interested in the Bluth family give the show a try," he says of the new episodes, which each focus on a different character yet are intertwined.
The 15 Arrested episodes were released simultaneously on May 26. Fan reaction has been decent, but critics were mixed, with some of those negative reviews reportedly hurting Netflix's stock price (although anticipation for the show previously helped boost the streaming service's stock).
Hurwitz tweeted on May 28 that critics were "resisting change." But in a lengthy chat last week with TV Guide Magazine, he clarified what he meant, and also discussed his future plans for the show. Hurwitz even addressed Internet chatter about star Portia de Rossi's appearance. An edited transcript follows.
A&E Networks, which is enjoying a banner year thanks to the success of Duck Dynasty, Vikings and The Bible, unveiled a slate of new projects at its upfront presentation Wednesday, including a miniseries about Houdini starring Adrien Brody in the title role and reality shows about the real-life Hatfields and McCoys and stay-at-home dads.
Fox has given series orders to dramas Almost Human, Gang Related, Rake and Sleepy Hollow, TVGuide.com has learned.
Almost Human, from Fringe's J.H. Wyman, is an action-packed buddy drama show set 35 years in the future in which...