Lifetime has given a 10-episode order to Marti Noxon's dark comedy Un-Real, the network announced Thursday.
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John Carroll Lynch and Tammy Blanchard will star opposite Paul Giamatti in the FX pilot Hoke, the network announced Friday.
The dramedy, based on Charles Willeford's novel series, follows the unbalanced homicide detective Hoke Moseley (Giamatti) during a murder investigation and his midlife crisis in early '80s Miami.
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ABC isn't bringing back Body of Proof after all, according to star Dana Delany.
The actress tweeted Tuesday, "Sorry to disappoint some, but #bodyofproof will not be resurrected. May she rest in peace. Time for new adventures!"
Body of Proof might still have a pulse!
ABC is mulling bringing the Dana Delany-starring drama back to life for midseason, Deadline.com reports.
The drama was axed...
Question: So we had the first cancellation of the season with Lucky 7 after two showings. There are no tears from me as I never watched it. My question is: On what planet did anyone ever perceive this show's premise to be interesting or sustainable? Out of the hundreds of pilots, it is sometimes hard to believe someone at ABC thought this was one of the best. What do you think is next? — Rob
Matt Roush: Next for ABC, or next in the long annals of "what were they thinking" pilots? (That sound you hear is ABC kicking itself for not keeping Body of Proof around as a back-up, because for the time being, Scandal repeats will be airing in place of the unlucky 7.) To be fair, Lucky was based on a more successful British series, The Syndicate, but something clearly got lost in translation. (Same thing must have happened regarding ABC's equally mediocre Betrayal, based on a Dutch series and adapted by the same exec producer, who's batting 0 for 2 right now.) Your point about the sustainability of a pilot's premise is a good one, and comes up frequently when analyzing the failure of shows as disparate as last season's Last Resort and (though it may be premature) this season's Hostages — more on that one later. But from the moment many of us saw clips of Lucky 7 at last spring's upfront presentation, it felt like nothing we could imagine almost anyone would want to see. And we were right.