Amazon is poised to order four new series from the five original pilots the online company released last month, Variety reports.
Among the projects getting a green light are sci-fi series The After, written and directed by The X-Files creator Chris Carter, cop drama Bosch, dramedy Mozart in the Jungle and dark comedy Transparent. Like last year...
It feels as though 2014 is quickly shaping up to be the year of the damaged detective on television.
It's fitting that Those Who Kill, A&E's gripping new drama series starring Chloe Sevigny and James D'Arcy, premieres the same week that HBO's True Detective will wrap up its inaugural season. Both shows follow law-enforcement officials who are haunted by the demons of their work — in Sevigny's case, recently promoted homicide detective Catherine Jensen. But while Catherine will draw inevitable comparisons to other tortured investigators, Sevigny's portrayal — like Matthew McConaughey's excellent outing as Rust Cohle in True Detective — infuses the character with a level of nuance that's rarely seen in standard detective fare.
The X-Files creator Chris Carter has been laying low since the hit mythology series wrapped in 2002. But that's about to change: Carter is plotting a return to TV, starting with the Amazon pilot The After and another project in the works at AMC.
Amazon released a second set of original pilots Thursday, which viewers can watch for free through Amazon Prime Instant Video.
The new slate of programming includes five kids shows and five prime-time shows, including two hourlong dramas. Viewer feedback will determine which shows will be picked up for full seasons.
All hail Tea Leoni!
The actress has signed on for the lead role in the CBS drama pilot Madam Secretary, TVGuide.com has confirmed.
Madam Secretary centers on the personal and professional life of a maverick female Secretary of State as she pushes...
Gillian Anderson, Fishlove campaign
X Files star Gillian Anderson is getting X-rated... with an eel?!
The actress has posed nude with just a large eel around her neck to support Fishlove, a campaign dedicated to raising awareness about collapsing fish stocks.
Titus Welliver and Sharon Lawrence
Amazon Studios has given a green light to two drama pilots, the company announced Thursday.
Bosch, based on the best-selling book series by Michael Connelly, tells the story of a relentless LAPD homicide detective (Titus Welliver) who pursues the killer of a 13-year-old boy. But Bosch is also standing trial in federal court on accusations that he murdered a suspected serial killer in cold blood.
Gillian Anderson has become the American queen of British TV with powerful performances in such classics as Great Expectations and Bleak House. Season 1 of The Fall, her latest Brit hit, a highly praised contemporary crime thriller, has just been released on DVD by Acorn. The X Files star talks to TV Guide Magazine about the BBC show as well as her return to U.S. network television and a possible sci-fi project.
Character actor Ed Lauter, who appeared in films including The Artist,The Longest Yard and Born on the Fourth of July, died Wednesday, The Associated Press reports. He was 74.
Richard Belzer, Ice -T, Dann Florek
[Warning: The following story reveals plot points from Wednesday's episode of Law & Order: SVU. Read at your own risk.]
Think the victims on Law & Order have it rough? In the franchise's 24 years on the air, so many of the fans' favorite crime solvers exited under dark circumstances....