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‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ Canceled at HBO

The series based on Audrey Niffenegger’s novel stars Rose Leslie and Theo James.

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‘The Time Traveler’s Wife’ Canceled at HBO

The Time Traveler’s Wife won’t be moving forward in time. HBO has canceled the drama series based on Audrey Niffenegger’s best-selling novel after a single season. Steven Moffat (Doctor Who, Sherlock) adapted the novel about the romance between a woman (Rose Leslie) and a man unstuck in time (Theo James). “Though HBO will not be […]

‘Stranger Things 4’ Sets Nielsen Streaming Record

Given the records Stranger Things has already set since the premiere of its fourth season, one more isn’t that much of a surprise. But the new mark the Netflix series hit is a big one. Stranger Things amassed 7.2 billion minutes of viewing time for the week of May 30-June 5, according to Nielsen — […]

Paramount+ Cancels ‘Why Women Kill’ After Two Seasons

Anthology series Why Women Kill has been canceled at Paramount+ — despite having been renewed for a third season late last year. The streamer instead scrapped the third season, which had not yet been cast or started production. Paramount+ had  picked up a third season in December 2021, several months after season two finished its […]

‘Magnum P.I.’ Moving to NBC With Two-Season Order

NBC has closed a deal to pick up Magnum P.I., saving the action-drama series that CBS canceled in May, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. NBC has ordered two more seasons of Magnum P.I., with each season containing 10 episodes. The additional two seasons follow four from the CBS Studios/Universal Television production completed at CBS. NBC […]

‘Field of Dreams’ TV Series Dropped at Peacock

A series adaptation of Field of Dreams has struck out at Peacock, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The Mike Schur-created drama based on the 1989 Kevin Costner-starring baseball-focused film was picked up straight to series in August 2021 but will not stream on the platform, according to a source with knowledge. Universal Television, where Schur’s […]

‘Nancy Drew’ Spinoff ‘Tom Swift’ Canceled at The CW After One Season

The CW’s wave of series cancellations is continuing into the summer. The network has pulled the plug on its Nancy Drew spinoff Tom Swift after a single season. The CBS Studios series, which premiered on May 31, will play out the remainder of its order but won’t return to the broadcast network. Tom Swift is […]

‘Duncanville’ Canceled After Three Seasons on Fox

Fox is reducing its roster of animated series by one. The network has canceled Duncanville, co-created by and starring Amy Poehler, after three seasons. The show aired what will be its final episode on June 26. Poehler voiced a 15-year-old boy given to flights of fantasy (and his mother) in the series, which she created […]

Freeform Thriller ‘The Watchful Eye’ Scores Series Pickup

Freeform is headed into the world of wealthy Manhattanites with its latest series pickup. The Disney-owned cable outlet has greenlit The Watchful Eye, a thriller centered on a young nanny who goes to work for a wealthy New York family that harbors a closetful of secrets. Mariel Molino (ABC’s Promised Land) will play the lead […]

Kim Cattrall Boards Netflix Queer Drama ‘Glamorous’

Kim Cattrall will star in a Netflix drama set in the cosmetics industry. The five-time Emmy nominee will play a makeup mogul in Glamorous, a drama centered on a young gender-nonconforming man (actor, singer-songwriter and YouTuber Miss Benny) whose life is stuck in place until he lands a job working for Cattrall’s character. The series […]

Former Viacom Boss on Dave Chappelle, Netflix and Podcasting From His Closet

Doug Herzog once ran Comedy Central. And MTV. And Spike. Since leaving his corner office in 2017, he’s parlayed his nearly four decades of television experience and integral roles in the launches of The Daily Show, The Real World and South Park into consulting and advisory gigs, board work and some executive coaching. Or, as […]

Rashida Jones, Will McCormack Ink First-Look Deal at Lionsgate TV

Producing partners Rashida Jones and Will McCormack are teaming up with Lionsgate Television. The duo’s Le Train Train company has signed a first-look deal with Lionsgate, under which they’ll produce scripted programming for a range of platforms. The first project for Jones and McCormack is an adaptation of the British romantic comedy Lovesick, in which […]

NBC Sets Fall Premiere Dates for ‘Quantum Leap,’ ‘Law & Order’ Block

NBC has joined its big four broadcast counterparts in unveiling its premiere schedule for the fall. The network will roll out the bulk of its primetime slate in the first two weeks of the 2022-23 season, which kicks off Sept. 19. That night will see the debuts of The Voice and the network’s Quantum Leap […]