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Black List writer Thompson Evans and Warren Littlefield’s Littlefield Co. have teamed for drama projects that have sold to Fox and NBC. Fox’s Night Hunters is about undercover NYC police officers who pose as taxi drivers. ABC Studios is producing. NBC’s Max General, from Universal TV, takes place in the trauma division of a big city hospital. Evans executive produces both projects with the Littlefield Co.’s Littlefield and Ann Johnson. Evans, repped by Gersh and Code Entertainment, has had two scripts on the Black List, one of which, Eli Webb Show, sold to Relativity Media. CAA-repped Littlefield Co. also has Metropolis, a drama from Rob Thomas set up at the CW; Fargo, written by Noah Hawley based on the Coen Brothers’ 1996 feature film, at FX; as well as The Damned, based on the Oni comic book series and written by David Hayter, at Showtime and CBS Prods. »
- NELLIE ANDREEVA
New Fall Dramas
So which of the Fall's new drama shows are likely to stick around? "Revolution" is the only one that has scored a full season order thus far. CBS' "Elementary" and The CW's "Arrow" however look like certainties to get at least one full season.
The fate of "Nashville," "Chicago Fire," "Vegas" and "Beauty and the Beast" remain up in the air. "Last Resort" and "666 Park Avenue" are not looking good, while it's a shock "The Mob Doctor" hasn't already been cancelled. [Source: Examiner]
Fox has ordered a fourth season of their animated comedy series "Bob's Burgers" which will return for 22 more episodes. The recent third season premiere pulled in 5.46 million viewers. [Source: Digital Spy]
Syfy has announced a January 14th premiere date for the third season of the American version of "Being Human".
HBO has announced a January 13th premiere date for the second season of Lena Dunham »
- Garth Franklin
Rob Thomas, the man who brought the world "Veronica Mars," is once again teaming with the CW. Thomas is working with the network to adapt the British series "Metropolis," about a bunch of friends trying to come to grips with the fact that their adult lives don't match up to the expectations they had as college kids. Also read: CW and McG Developing "Alice in Wonderland' Retelling Thomas will write and executive-produce the one-hour drama, which is being produced by the Littlefield Company, Rob Thomas Productions and ITV in association with Warner Bros. »
- Tim Kenneally
3 items from 2012