15 November 2012 8:59 AM, PST | avclub.com | See recent The AV Club news »

The hot trend of reanimating dead presidents that has swept our multiplexes, political conventions, and mad scientist labs has inevitably made its way to the network small screen, as NBC announces it's developing a series about the life of George Washington. Barry Levinson, The King's Speech writer David Seidler, Downton Abbey producer Gareth Neame, and Oz co-creator Tom Fontana are among those assembled behind the scenes, bringing their combined knack for biopics, historical dramas, and shows where men are crammed together in tiny spaces to bear on the story of America's first president, using the Ron Chernow »

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