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The show’s worldwide debut will come within 24 hours of the U.S. premiere on TNT in December. Universal Channel viewers in Australia, Asia, Europe and Latin America will all be able to tune in to the new series timed to the U.S. premiere.
Based on the TNT TV movie franchise “The Librarian,” the 10-episode drama series features “Falling Skies” actor Noah Wyle reprising his role from the movie series alongside Rebecca Romijn and a cast that includes Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin — who appeared in the original series — as well as John Larroquette, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and Matt Frewer.
The show centers on an ancient organization hidden beneath Gotham’s Metropolitan Public Library, dedicated to protecting an unknowing world from the secret, magical reality hidden around them. »
- Andrea Seikaly
(Author’s Note: This is part of an ongoing series where Bj Colangelo takes a trip down memory lane and talks about the kid friendly horror TV shows from the 1990s/early 2000s that helped shape her into the horror loving fangirl she is today.)
NBC ruled Saturday mornings from 1991-1992 with Eerie, Indiana a show I would definitely call the Firefly of children’s supernatural programming. Way ahead of its time and a kid’s show that is just as effective now as it was 20 years ago, Eerie, Indiana was a misunderstood masterpiece. Created by Jose Rivera (the first Puerto-Rican screenwriter to be nominated for an Oscar) and Karl Schaefer, the show managed to nab Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins) as the creative consultant. The show was weird, funny, creepy, but still maintained a charming “junior high” attitude about the whole thing. The story followed Marshall Teller, a New »
- BJ Colangelo
NBC has announced air dates for its two-part, four-hour "Rosemary's Baby" miniseries. The first part premieres 9pm on Mother's Day - Sunday May 11th, the second a few days later at 9pm on Thursday, May 15th.
It's a highly competitive timeslot for the Zoe Saldana-led series, competing with the "Penny Dreadful" premiere & "Revenge" season finale on Sunday along with the "Elementary" and "Grey's Anatomy" season finales on Thursday. [Source: NBC]
TNT has given the green light to "The Librarians," a ten-episode series follow-up to the network's hit "The Librarian" telemovie trilogy. A late 2014 premiere is being targeted.
Rebecca Romijn has joined the cast in the female lead opposite returning champ Noah Wyle who will only recur (due to his "Falling Skies" commitments). Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim along with comedy legends John Larroquette, Matt Frewer, Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin also star. [Source: Deadline]
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- Garth Franklin
TNT ordered a new action series called The Librarians, based on The Librarian trio of TV movies. Noah Wyle, who starred in the movies, will executive produce and recur.
The new series will star Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, and John Larroquette. In addition, Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin will reprise their roles from the movies and Matt Frewer will also have a recurring role.
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Noah Wyle to Executive-Produce and Reprise Recurring Role from The Librarian Movie Trilogy
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TNT has given the greenlight to a 10-episode drama series based on its TV movie franchise “The Librarian,” which starred Noah Wyle as the titular librarian tasked with protecting a mysterious collection of ancient artifacts.
Rebecca Romijn will star in this version, which has the subtle title change to “The Librarians.” Wyle will reprise his role from the movie series. The cast also includes Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin, who appeared in the original series, as well as John Larroquette, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and Matt Frewer.
“‘The Librarian’ movies have been a huge success for TNT, and we jumped at the opportunity to build a series around the incredible world Dean Devlin and his creative partners created,” said Michael Wright, president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner »
- Whitney Friedlander
TNT has greenlit 10 episodes for a series based on The Librarians franchise, slated to air in late 2014. The TV movies told the story of a group of extra special librarians who live beneath the Metropolitan Public Library in New York and safeguard mystical relics from forces of evil by slapping them with outrageous overdue fees. The plot is a messy stew of Indiana Jones, National Treasure, and Hell Boy …but the product is less than the sum of its parts.
- JoJo Marshall
With all producing deals closed and a cast in place, TNT has given the green light to The Librarians, a 10-episode series follow-up to the network’s hit movie trilogy The Librarian, for a premiere in late 2014. The series will have a female lead played by Rebecca Romijn, returning to TNT where she played one of the leads in King & Maxwell. Noah Wyle, who toplined the movies, is executive producing and reprising his role in a recurring capacity because he is the star of another TNT series, Falling Skies. Romijn leads a cast that includes Christian Kane (TNT’s Leverage), Lindy Booth (Copper) and John Kim (Neighbors) as well as John Larroquette. Joining Wyle from the movies are Bob Newhart and Jane Curtin, who also will reprise their roles, with Matt Frewer (TNT’s Falling Skies) also set to recur. The series, which will be produced by the company behind the movies, »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
TNT is returning to the world of its hit movie franchise "The Librarian" with a brand new series from Electric Entertainment and executive producers Dean Devlin, John Rogers and Marc Roskin. Rebecca Romijn ("X-Men," TNT's "King & Maxwell") is set to lead the cast of the new series, which is entitled "The Librarians." Noah Wyle ("Falling Skies," "ER") will executive-produce and play a recurring role in the series, reprising his role as Flynn Carsen from TNT's movie trilogy. Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and John Kim are set to round out the cast as the newest protectors of the world's mystical treasures, with Emmy winner John Larroquette slated to play their reluctant caretaker. Also appearing from the movie trilogy will »
8 items from 2014
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