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TV News Roundup: Amazon Casts ‘Black-ish’ Star as First American Girl; Tracey Ullman Returning to HBO

25 August 2016 2:36 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Amazon has found its first American Girl in Marsai Martin for upcoming live-action special, Tracey Ullman is returning to HBO, and more in Thursday’s TV news roundup. 

Casting

Amazon has announced that Marsai Martin (“Black-ish”) has been cast in their upcoming American Girl live-action special “Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, an American Girl Story.” This is the first of four upcoming American Girl specials.  The special is based in 1963 Detroit, where Melody becomes aware of the racial inequality dividing the country. “Melody, 1963” is produced by Common (“Selma”), Tina Mabry (“Queen Sugar”) and executive produced by Alison McDonald (“Roots”). “Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win, an American Girl Story” is set to premiere this fall on Amazon Prime Video.

Dates

The airdate for the 48th NAACP Image Awards has been announced as February 11, 2017. Submissions for the Image Awards begin on September 6 and close on October 31. The 48th NAACP Image Awards will be telecast live on TV One »

- Maria Cavassuto

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New images from Amazon’s reboot of The Tick

2 August 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

We got our first look at Amazon Studios’ live-action reboot of The Tick last month [see here], and now we’ve got sixteen new images from the pilot, which sees Peter Searfinowicz taking over from Patrick Warburton as Ben Edlund’s big blue superhero; check them out here…

“This has been a labor of love for Amazon, Sony, and all of us,” states creator Ben Edlund. “The only way for this to have value was if we found a wholly new expression of The Tick and Arthur’s story in live-action, and I think we’re on to something! Visually and thematically this new Tick lives in the textures and rhetoric of today’s superhero saturation tsunami — and for it to be something you want to watch for hours, it needed to find its way to a story with heart and stakes, as well as absurdism. Is it a radically new hybrid »

- Gary Collinson

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"The Tick" Revealed On Amazon

2 August 2016 5:07 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ the first images from "The Tick" live-action comedy superhero TV series, co-produced with Sony Pictures Television in association with Amazon, starring Jackie Earl Haley ("Watchmen") as 'The Terror', debuting August 19, 2016:

"...in a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers...

"...comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead.

"As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy...

"...he falls in league with a strange blue superhero..."

Cast also includes Peter Serafinowicz,  Valorie Curry, Yara Martinez and Brendan Hines.

Producers are Ben Edlund ("Supernatural"), Barry Josephson ("Bones") and Barry Sonnenfeld ("A Series of Unfortunate Events"), directed by Wally Pfister and written by Edlund.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek the original "The Tick" animated series...

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- Michael Stevens

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‘The Tick’ TV series images: Peter Serafinowicz leads the cast

2 August 2016 1:08 AM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The Tick TV Series: Amazon unleash a batch of new images ahead of its release later this month.

The Tick TV Series stars Peter Serafinowicz in the title role.

A bunch of new images from Sony and Amazon StudiosThe Tick TV series have just landed online. Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy, Shaun of the Dead) leads the cast of the show, which will air later this year. Ben Edlund, Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld are executive producers on the news show, along with previous series star Patrick Warburton.

Griffin Newman, Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry, Yara Martinez  and Brendan Hines also star in the show.

The pilot for the new series of The Tick will premiere on Amazon on Aug. 19, 2016.

Here’s the synopsis, as provided by Amazon.

In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers comes to realize his »

- Paul Heath

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New Photos From Amazon's "The Tick"

1 August 2016 1:57 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Amazon Studios and Sony Pictures Television have released over a dozen new photos from their upcoming new TV series based on the comedic superhero property "The Tick".

In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, the new The Tick series follows an underdog accountant with zero powers (Peter Serafinowicz) who comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead.

As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. Also onboard are Griffin Newman, Jackie Earle Haley, Valorie Curry, Yara Martinez and Brendan Hines. Ben Edlund, Barry Josephson and Barry Sonnenfeld serve as executive producers on the project which has a pilot helmed by Wally Pfister.

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- Garth Franklin

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Turn: Washington's Spies Renewed for Fourth and Final Season at AMC

26 July 2016 1:06 PM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

There is still some work to be done to get this country on the right path.

No, I'm not talking about the current political race, but about Turn: Washington's Spies!

There is one more chapter remaining in the story about the courageous men and women who risked it all to make sure we'd have a free country.

Turn has been renewed for a fourth and final season that will consist of 10 episodes and air in 2017.

While Turn has been declined in ratings year to year, it can boast being in the top ten watched series by the most affluent people in America. 

Mad Men was once in that category, as well. Turn: Washington's Spies Season 3 also hit a creative surge, posting a ratings high for the season finale.

Turn: Washington’s Spies has always had a lofty goal – to tell the real story of the American Revolution from the ground up, »

- Carissa Pavlica

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‘Turn’ Set to End After Four Seasons on AMC

26 July 2016 11:11 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

AMC has renewed Revolutionary War drama “Turn: Washington’s Spies” for a fourth and final season, the network announced Tuesday. The 10-episode final run is scheduled to premiere in 2017.

Season three of “Turn” ended June 26. The series averaged 1.2 million viewers per episode and nearly 600,000 adults 25-54 for season three.

“‘Turn: Washington’s Spies’ has always had a lofty goal – to tell the real story of the American Revolution from the ground up. To capture the truth about the choice regular people had to make to support what has become the United States of America. It frequently involved turning against friends and family, and it always involved risking everything,” said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV. “Craig Silverstein, Barry Josephson, and their incredible team introduced us to the Culper Ring who have reminded us that without human intelligence, the war may have had a very different outcome. We »

- Daniel Holloway

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Turn Renewed for Fourth, Final Season

26 July 2016 11:08 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

The revolution will be televised… for one more season.

AMC has renewed Turn: Washington’s Spies for a fourth (and final) outing, the network announced Tuesday. The 10-episode season will air in 2017.

RelatedCable/Streaming Renewal Scorecard 2016: What’s Coming Back? What’s Cancelled? What’s On the Bubble?

The drama, which premiered in June 2014, follows a group of childhood friends-turned-spies who formed the Culper Ring, which played a major role in the American Revolutionary War.

“I am so pleased to be able to bring the story of the Culper Ring to its epic conclusion, at the point where »

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‘Bones’ Showrunner Teases Character Deaths in Final Season

22 July 2016 12:17 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The next season of “Bones” will be its last on Fox. When it does, fans should be ready to say goodbye to a few recurring characters.

“No one at this table, we will say that, but there are two other people from past seasons who will die in this season,” executive producer Michael Peterson said Friday during a panel at Comic-Con. Peterson was joined onstage by stars Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne, Tamara Taylor and John Francis Daley.

Peterson and fellow executive producer Jonathan Collier teased some upcoming plot details for the new season. Regarding the number 447, which has recurred throughout the series, Peterson said, “Episode 11 of next season you will find out what 447 means,” Peterson said.

Peterson also said that former squint Zack, who returned in the season 11 finale, will have a multi-episode story arc in the coming season. “We will try to bring him back for three to four more episodes,” Peterson »

- Daniel Holloway

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Amazon releases first-look images from The Tick reboot starring Peter Serafinowicz

21 July 2016 8:30 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Amazon has announced that its upcoming reboot of The Tick is set to arrive this August as part of its 2016 comedy pilot season, with the announcement accompanied by the first images from the new series, which sees Peter Serafinowicz succeeding Patrick Warburton as the big blue superhero…

In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero. The Tick stars Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy), Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara Martinez (Jane the Virgin) and Brendan Hines (Scorpion). The Tick is executive produced by Ben Edlund (Supernatural), Barry Josephson (Bones) and Barry Sonnenfeld (A Series of Unfortunate Events), directed by Wally Pfister (The Dark Knight), and written by Edlund. »

- Gary Collinson

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Peter Serafinowicz Is The Tick In First Look At Amazon’s Comedy Reboot

21 July 2016 8:16 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

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One month out from its anticipated premiere, Amazon Studios has today peeled back the curtain on The Tick, its long-rumored comedy reboot that thrusts Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy) into the title role.

Playing the part of an underdog accountant with no powers to call his own, one Average Joe takes a stand against crime in the city, crossing paths with a peculiar blue superhero (Serafinowicz) in the process. Ben Edlund of Supernatural fame penned the series and will executive produce in tandem with Sony Pictures Television. An official synopsis for The Tick was released alongside today’s batch of stills, and you can have a gander at it below.

In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an underdog accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a global super villain long-thought dead. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, »

- Michael Briers

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TV News Roundup: Fox Developing ‘Behind Enemy Lines’ Series, ‘Supergirl’ Adds New Series Regular

13 July 2016 6:16 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Development

A new adaptation of “Behind Enemy Lines” is in the works at Fox with a new writer, Nikki Toscano, replacing Jeffrey Nachmanoff, who was originally developing the series for the network last year. The series would take place in the midst of Us and Russia peace negotiations as three American soldiers are shot down behind enemy lines in Eastern Ukraine. Davis Entertaiment, which produced the 2001 feature starring Luke Wilson and Gene Hackman, will also be producing the series. Deadline first reported the news.

Hulu has announced that Reed Morano (“Halt and Catch Fire,” “Billions”) will direct the first three episodes of “The Handmaid’s Tale.” Based on the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood, the series is executive produced and written by Bruce Miller, with Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, and Ilene Chaiken serving as executive producers. Atwood is a consulting producer for the series. Morano will also serve as an executive producer on the first »

- Maria Cavassuto

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"Turn: Washington's Spies" - Season Finale

27 June 2016 11:29 AM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Take a look @ footage, plus images from the Season Finale episode of the American 'Revolutionary War' thriller, "Turn: Washington's Spies" titled "Trial and Execution" airing June 27, 2016 on AMC:

"...there is an inevitable march to the gallows for captured spies on both sides..."

"We loved what we saw creatively from the 'Turn: Washington's Spies' team in Season Two," said Charlie Collier, president of AMC and SundanceTV, on renewing the series, "and the show achieved something that is increasingly rare in television today – a growing audience during the season.

"'Turn' continues to attract a dedicated and distinctively upscale audience across multiple platforms, and it has carved out a meaningful space in AMC's 'eclectic by design' programming palette.

"We look forward to working with Craig Silverstein, Barry Josephson, the expanded cast and entire 'Turn' team on season three..."

"Behind enemy lines on Long Island, 'Abe »

- Michael Stevens

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PopPolitics: AMC’s ‘Turn’ Puts Perspective on 2016 Divisions (Listen)

24 April 2016 4:30 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

AMC’s “Turn: Washington’s Spies” returns on April 25, and the producers of the Revolutionary War era-drama say that the show may have particular resonance to this year’s presidential campaign of overheated rhetoric and seemingly endless debate.

AMC is even marketing the show with a play on this year’s campaign slogans — “They Made America Great” and “Feel the Turn” — and is conducting an online poll to choose any of this year’s presidential contenders vs. George Washington (Luckily, the father of our country is winning).

“With words like treason being bandied about, sometimes in this election cycle, I think it is good to look back and say, ‘Here is where real treason was going down,'” says executive producer Craig Silverstein. “All of the politicians are invoking the founding father’s names, but they don’t realize that those guys were in a major pitched battle, sometimes against each other, »

- Ted Johnson

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Fox Buries ‘Bones’ Profit Participation Suit In Arbitration

18 April 2016 5:08 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Bones returned television for its penultimate season last week, but a profit participation lawsuit by EPs and stars of the Fox drama will be staying out of sight after all. An L.A. Superior Court judge jumped his own schedule and ruled mainly in favor of Fox's desire for arbitration in the legal moves by Ep Barry Josephson, stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz and Ep Kathleen Reichs. "The court finds that the arbitrable claims are inextricably bound with the… »

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‘Bones’ Profit Participation Lawsuit Sees Fox’s Arbitration Request Delayed

4 April 2016 9:50 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Fox will have to wait another month to find out whether or not they will get their wish to shift the multi-million dollar Bones profit participation lawsuits to arbitration, as a L.A. Superior Court judge today pushed decision on the matter to May 4. In a downtown hearing Monday, lawyers for the Fox defendants and plaintiffs Bones Ep Barry Josephson, stars Emily Deschanel and David Boreanaz and Ep Kathleen Reichs squared off on the contentious case – even as all concerned… »

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CAA Shops ‘American Supergroup’; ITV Orders ‘Killer Women With Piers Morgan’ – MipTV

3 April 2016 4:01 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

American Supergroup co-creators and exec producers Kevin Wayne Waldrop and Gary Wayne Bridges were at Mip-tv in Cannes this weekend to announce the launch of international format sales to the show (also exec produced by Barry JosephsonBones). CAA is handling world rights. The project was originally hatched back in 2012 with the eight-episode U.S. version now in production in Nashville. The series will premiere on an as-yet unnamed network in late spring/early summer. A… »

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Facts on Pacts: Studio-Producer Deals Retreat as Sony, Warner Bros. Pull Back

24 March 2016 10:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Amid the massive challenges facing Hollywood, the six major studios pared back slightly to 135 their number of producer deals, six fewer than a year ago.

Warner Bros. led the way with 35, two fewer than a year ago, ending longtime pacts with Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman.

There were a pair of notable additions — basketball superstar LeBron James at New Line, and veteran indie financier-producer Bill Block.

Though Block isn’t as famous as James, he’s racked up a formidable array of credits, including “Dirty Grandpa,” David Ayer’s “Fury,” Neill Blomkamp’s “District 9” and “Elysium” and Oliver Stone’s “W.” The first project under his new deal is Sam Raimi’s “World War 3.”

As part of the production deal, Block has closed a multimillion-dollar private development fund to acquire and develop projects with global distribution potential for packaging.

“It’s a privilege to be at Warner Bros., »

- Dave McNary

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The Tick: Peter Serafinowicz to Star in Amazon Revival

23 March 2016 2:01 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Peter Serafinowicz is set to star in The Tick TV series reboot, for Amazon. As with the 2001 version of The Tick, which was cancelled by Fox in early 2002, after eight episodes aired, the new live-action series is based on Ben Edlund's superhero comics of the same name.

Writer Edlund will executive produce along with Barry Josephson. Wally Pfister is set to direct. Griffin Newman and Valorie Curry have also been cast. Sony Pictures TV is the studio. Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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‘The Tick’ Reboot Casts ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star as Titular Superhero

22 March 2016 4:56 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Amazon’s “The Tick” has found its titular hero in “Guardians of the Galaxy” star Peter Serafinowicz, TheWrap has learned. Ben Edlund, who created the original comic-book character, will serve as writer and executive producer on the pilot, with Barry Josephson also producing. Both Edlund and Josephson worked on the ill-fated live action “Tick” series in 2001 for Fox. Wally Pfister will direct and Sony Pictures Television will produce. Also Read: Amazon Revives 'The Tick' With Pilot Order Griffin Newman has been cast to play The Tick’s sidekick Arthur, with Valorie Curry playing his sister Dot. “The Tick »

- Linda Ge

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