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NBC’s ‘The Brave’ Taps ‘Covert Affairs’ Creators as Co-Showrunners

24 May 2017 10:20 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC’s upcoming drama series “The Brave” has added Matt Corman and Chris Ord as co-showrunners and executive producers.

Corman and Ord previously created the USA series “Covert Affairs,” which they also wrote and executive produced, in addition to serving as executive producers on The CW show “Containment.” They will work on “The Brave” alongside series creator and executive producer Dean Georgaris.

The pair is repped by CAA and attorney Michael Schenkman.

The Brave,” formerly known as “For God and Country,” revolves around an elite team of military operatives who use advance surveillance techniques to help execute dangerous missions around the world to save innocent people from harm. The series is produced by Keshet Studios and Universal Television. Brad Anderson directed and is an exec producer along with Georgaris, Corman, Ord, Keshet’s Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan.

The ensemble cast includes Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas »

- Joe Otterson

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‘The Brave’: Matt Corman & Chris Ord Join NBC Drama Series As Co-Showrunners

24 May 2017 9:15 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

NBC and Universal TV have tapped Covert Affairs creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord as executive producers and co-showrunners of the new drama series The Brave, which landed the plum Monday 10 Pm slot behind The Voice on the network’s fall schedule. On the series, from Universal TV and Keshet Studios, Corman and Ord will serve as co-showrunners alongside writer/creator Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life). The three executive produce… »

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The Brave: NBC Unveils New Military Series Trailer

15 May 2017 3:54 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Check out The Brave TV show trailer from NBC. The undercover military drama (formerly titled, For God and Country) stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, and Hadi Tabbal. Writer Dean Georgaris is executive producing The Brave TV series for NBC, with director Brad Anderson, as well as Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan.   Read More… »

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Watch Trailers for NBC’s New Shows ‘The Brave’ and ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’

14 May 2017 10:15 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC revealed the first looks at its new fall shows on Sunday, with dramas “The Brave” and “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders” dropping their first trailers.

The Brave” is a military drama that has landed the coveted Monday post-“The Voice” timeslot on NBC’s 2017-2018 schedule. “The Menendez Murders,” from superproducer Dick Wolf, is the first installment of a new anthology series that will detail the shocking case of the infamous brothers who killed their parents in 1989. It will air Thursdays after “This Is Us.”

Most of NBC’s other new series orders for the 2017-18 season are being held for midseason debuts. Among the other shows ordered by the network this season are: comedies “Champions” from Mindy Kaling and Charlie Grandy and “AP Bio” from Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers, as well as the drama “Rise” from Jason Katims, and virtual reality thriller “Reverie.”The Brave

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- Joe Otterson

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For God and Country: New NBC Series Becomes The Brave

13 May 2017 7:29 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Last week, the Peacock Network ordered For God and Country, to series. This week, NBC has announced the undercover military special ops. drama has been retitled, The Brave. The Brave stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, and Hadi Tabbal. Writer Dean Georgaris is executive producing the NBC TV series with director Brad Anderson, as well as Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan. Read More… »

- TVSeriesFinale.com

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NBC gives series orders to Rise and For God & Country

7 May 2017 8:30 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

NBC has added to new shows to its slate for next season, with Deadline reporting that the network has granted series orders to Rise and For God & Country.

Rise comes from former Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller and is based upon the book Drama High, which chronicles the story of high school drama teacher Lou Volpe. Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) stars as dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli, who takes over the school’s lackluster theater department and galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town.

Also featuring in the cast of Rise are Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Auli’i Cravalho. Damon J. Gillespie, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton, Ted Sutherland, Casey Johnson, Taylor Richardson, Joe Tippett, Shirley Rumierk and Shannon Purser.

 

 

For God & Country has been written by Dean Georgaris and is described as “a heart-pounding »

- Gary Collinson

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For God & Country: NBC Orders Undercover Military TV Series

5 May 2017 5:14 PM, PDT | TVSeriesFinale.com | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

The Peacock Network is going undercover. NBC has ordered the For God and Country TV show to series. The undercover military special ops. drama hails from by Universal Television and Keshet Studios. For God and Country stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, and Hadi Tabbal. Writer Dean Georgaris is executive producing the NBC TV series with director Brad Anderson, as well as Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan. Read More… »

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NBC Gives Series Orders to Dramas ‘For God and Country’ and ‘Rise’

4 May 2017 6:57 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

NBC has given its first new series orders for the 2017-18 season to dramas “For God and Country” and “Rise.”

Both shows hail from Universal Television.

For God and Country,” from Keshet Studios, revolves around an elite team of military operatives who use advance surveillance techniques to help execute dangerous missions around the world to save innocent people from harm. Dean Georgaris wrote and exec produced the pilot. Brad Anderson directed and is an exec producer along with Keshet’s Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan.

The ensemble cast includes Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills and Hadi Tabbal.

Rise,” exec produced by Jason Katims, centers on a dedicated teacher, played by Josh Radnor, who takes over a flagging theatrical program at a school in a working-class city. Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Auli’i Cravalho, Damon J. Gillespie, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton »

- Cynthia Littleton

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NBC Orders Dramas ‘Rise’ and ‘For God and Country’ to Series

4 May 2017 6:51 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

NBC picked up the Jason Katims drama “Rise” and Dean Georgaris’ “For God & Country.” The two dramas mark the first of the broadcast network pilots to be ordered to series. The news comes ahead of NBC’s Upfronts presentation on May 15, where the network will unveil its complete programming slate for the 2017-18 season. “Rise,” which hails from “Parenthood” and “Friday Night Lights” creator Jason Katims as well as “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey Seller, stars “How I Met Your Mother” alum Josh Radnor and “Moana” breakout Auli’i Cravalho. Also Read: All 47 TV Shows That Have Been Renewed or Canceled This Season (Updating. »

- Reid Nakamura

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‘Rise’ & ‘For God & Country’ Picked Up To Series By NBC

4 May 2017 6:37 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

We have the first newly picked up broadcast series from Pilot Season 2017. NBC has given two drama pilots — Rise, from former Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller; and For God & Country, from writer Dean Georgaris — series orders. They come two weeks after the two pilots — both from sibling studio Universal Television — received permission by the network to start making firm offers to writers. NBC traditionally kicks off the… »

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‘Rise’, ‘For God And Country’ Get Closer To NBC Series Pickups With Staffing Offers

22 April 2017 6:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

We have the first formal step toward series pickups made by a broadcast network this season. As I reported in my second Pilot Buzz roundup, NBC has given two drama pilots — Rise, from former Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller; and For God and Country, from writer Dean Georgaris — permission to start making firm offers to writers. While not an outright pickup, such gesture by a network is almost always followed by a series… »

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‘Thank You for Smoking’ Being Adapted as Gun Control Series ‘Thank You for Shooting’

28 March 2017 10:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

While bumming a cigarette off a stranger is becoming rarer these days, “Thank You for Smoking” could end up coming to our TVs anyway, reports Variety.

Thanks to Keshet Studios, the 2005 Jason Reitman satire is being adapted into an anthology series that would focus on a social issue each season. The first season of the revamped comedy would look at the gun control debate using the new title “Thank You for Shooting.”

Read More: The Best TV Guest Stars Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

In the original film, Aaron Eckhart starred as Big Tobacco spokesman Nick Naylor who used everything in his power, including bribes, charisma and the logic of false equivalency to push his agenda. The movie also co-starred Maria Bello, William H. Macy, Rob Lowe, Adam Brody, Katie Holmes, J.K. Simmons, and Robert Duvall.

Thank You for Smoking” is just one of many concepts being developed by Keshet, including »

- Hanh Nguyen

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‘Thank You for Smoking’ Being Adapted as Gun Control Series ‘Thank You for Shooting’

28 March 2017 10:57 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

While bumming a cigarette off a stranger is becoming rarer these days, “Thank You for Smoking” could end up coming to our TVs anyway, reports Variety.

Thanks to Keshet Studios, the 2005 Jason Reitman satire is being adapted into an anthology series that would focus on a social issue each season. The first season of the revamped comedy would look at the gun control debate using the new title “Thank You for Shooting.”

Read More: The Best TV Guest Stars Ever — IndieWire Critics Survey

In the original film, Aaron Eckhart starred as Big Tobacco spokesman Nick Naylor who used everything in his power, including bribes, charisma and the logic of false equivalency to push his agenda. The movie also co-starred Maria Bello, William H. Macy, Rob Lowe, Adam Brody, Katie Holmes, J.K. Simmons, and Robert Duvall.

Thank You for Smoking” is just one of many concepts being developed by Keshet, including »

- Hanh Nguyen

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Keshet Studios Eyes ‘Thank You for Smoking’ TV Adaptation as L.A. Scripted Arm Hits High Gear

23 March 2017 11:37 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Keshet Studios, the Los Angeles-based development arm of the Israeli powerhouse, is coming off its first full scripted development season with a trifecta of broadcast pilots and two cable series on the way.

TV biz vets Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan were recruited by Keshet in mid-2015 to focus on scripted development in the heart of the U.S. creative community. The pair have juggled a mix of home-grown development and projects that come through various channels of Keshet’s growing worldwide operation. Traugott is president of scripted for Keshet Studios; Kaplan is exec VP of scripted.

Traugott and Kaplan’s move to Keshet coincided with the industry’s increasing focus on fully packaged series projects being sent out for auction. The Los Angeles office is a lean operation with a handful of execs working with Traugott and Kaplan. But the ability to connect with the Keshet teams in Israel and London extends their talent-scouting ability and »

- Cynthia Littleton

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Eric Winter Joins ‘Las Reinas’ ABC Drama Pilot; Nikki M. James In Warren Leight-Paul Haggis NBC Drama

15 March 2017 4:17 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Witches of East End alum Eric Winter has signed on a series regular in Las Reinas, ABC's drama pilot from feature writer Dean Georgaris, ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co. Written by Georgaris and directed by Liz Friedlander, Las Reinas centers on Detective Alex De La Reina (Daniella Alonso), who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to reconnect with her estranged family – the most powerful criminal outfit in Miami. Thrust back into the world she… »

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Vampire Diaries Vet Matt Davis Joins ABC's Las Reinas Drama Pilot

6 March 2017 5:38 PM, PST | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

As The Vampire Diaries prepares to sign off this Friday, Matt Davis is already plotting his TV return.

The Tvd actor has joined the cast of ABC’s drama pilot Las Reinas, starring Daniella Alonso (Animal Kingdom, Revolution), our sister site Deadline reports.

RelatedPilot Season ’17: Scoop on This Fall’s (Possible) New Shows, Who’s In Them

The potential series revolves around detective Sonya De La Reina (Alonso), who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to reconnect with her estranged family — the most powerful criminal outfit in Miami. Thrust back into the world she thought she had left behind, »

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‘Vampire Diaries’ Matthew Davis To Star, Amanda Warren Co-Stars In ‘Las Reinas’ ABC Pilot

6 March 2017 4:40 PM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

As The Vampire Diaries is nearing its end, co-star Matthew Davis has been set as a lead opposite Daniella Alonso and John Corbett in ABC‘s drama pilot Las Reinas. Also cast in the project, from feature writer Dean Georgaris, ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co., is The Leftovers alumna Amanda Warren. Written by Georgaris and directed by Liz Friedlander, Las Reinas centers on Detective Alex De La Reina (Alonso) who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to… »

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John Corbett To Co-Star In ABC Drama Pilot ‘Las Reinas’

3 March 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

John Corbett is set to co-star opposite Daniella Alonso in Las Reinas, ABC's drama pilot from feature writer Dean Georgaris, ABC Studios and the Mark Gordon Co. Written by Georgaris and directed by Liz Friedlander, Las Reinas centers on Detective Alex De La Reina (Alonso) who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to reconnect with her estranged family – the most powerful criminal outfit in Miami. Thrust back into the world she thought she had left behind… »

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John Corbett Joins ABC’s Pilot ‘Las Reinas’

3 March 2017 11:45 AM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

John Corbett has signed on to star in ABC’s drama pilot “Las Reinas,” Variety has learned.

Las Reinas” centers around detective Alex De La Reina who is forced to confront her past when a case compels her to reconnect with her estranged family – the most powerful criminal outfit in Miami. Thrust back into the world she thought she had left behind, she must walk the murky line between the law and her family, and question her true destiny as a De La Reina.

Previously announced, Daniella Alonso will star as Alex De La Reina. Sonia Braga will also star in the pilot as Alex’s grandmother, Gabriella De La Reina.

Corbett will play Lt. Donald Worden, Alex’s (Alonso) former partner and her mentor. He took Alex under his wing years ago when she ran away from her family, and brought her into the police academy. A great detective in his own right, he »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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New August 2018 Release Date for Massive Shark Movie Meg

2 March 2017 6:38 PM, PST | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

It's capable of bringing down a T-Rex in prehistoric times, so just imagine the meal it could have with a modern-day menu. The massive Megalodon shark from Steve Alten's 1997 novel, Meg, will finally come to life on film via Warner Bros., but viewers now have a bit longer of a wait to see the ultimate apex predator make its splash on the big screen.

Multiple sources, including Variety, report that Meg will now be released in theaters (in 3D and IMAX) on August 10th, 2018, moving it several months from its previous March 2nd slot.

Directed by Jon Turteltaub (Last Vegas, National Treasure) and featuring a cast that includes Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Cliff Curtis, Rainn Wilson, and Ruby Rose, filming on Meg began last October in New Zealand, with shooting on the project also being done in China.

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- Derek Anderson

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