Valentine fans may now suffer broken hearts, but fighters for Jericho can rejoice in reruns.
The CW is saying good-bye to its Sunday-night buy-time deal with Media Rights Capital, and welcoming back Jericho to help fill the sudden void.
One source says that the CW nixed the agreement after MRC fell behind on payments, while another insider denies the allegation...
NBC is has put out a pilot commitment for a new take on Jason and the Argonauts, which would be the first green screen drama developed for primetime.
Media Rights Capital is behind Jason, which comes from Surface alums and exec producers Josh and Jonas Pate, reports Variety. Sanctuary, which has been the most successful launch of a series since Eureka for Sci Fi, is also filmed with green screens, but originally aired on the Web.
MRC recently made news when its two Sunday night CW shows, Easy Money and Valentine were put on production hiatus until ...
Media Rights Capital, the third party firm which was given the task of producing the CW's Sunday-night programming, has shut down production on the scripted series Easy Money and Valentine. A spokesperson for MRC tells TVGuide.com the break is "a planned hiatus," noting that writers and producers have been working non-stop since July. Both shows, says the rep, are expected to complete their original 13-episode orders.
As detailed in this Sunday's ratings recap, Valentine dipped a bit from its already tepid premiere numbers (to just over a million viewers), while Easy Money plunged nearly 30 percent from its debut, to 753,000.
The unscripted In Harm's Way, which this week delivered 729K, remains out of harm's way, while the dysfunctional family comedy Surviving Suburbia (the fourth of MRC's initial offerings) isn't set to premiere until early 2009.