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‘Girls on the Bus,’ From Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec, Lands Series Order at HBO Max

The third time is the charm for The Girls on the Bus. Following years of development at Netflix and, later, The CW, the drama based on journalist Amy Chozick’s book Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling has been ordered to series at HBO Max. Sources say the streamer is […]

Julie Plec, Kevin Williamson Reteam for ‘Dead Day’ Series at Peacock

The Vampire Diaries creators are getting back together for a new supernatural drama. Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson have reteamed for Dead Day, a drama based on Ryan Parrott’s AfterShock Comics title of the same name. NBCUniversal’s streamer, Peacock, has handed out a straight-to-series order for the project, the first show the duo has created […]

Morena Baccarin Heist Thriller Nabs NBC Series Pickup

A day after NBC launched its fall season, the network is setting its sights on midseason — and beyond — with a series order for The Endgame. Picked up to pilot earlier this year, the bank heist thriller from writers Nicholas Wootton and Jake Coburn stars Morena Baccarin. Produced by Universal Television, the series is […]

‘Girls on the Bus,’ From Greg Berlanti and Julie Plec, Moves From Netflix to The CW (Exclusive)

The Girls on the Bus is changing bus stops. Two years after the adaptation of New York Times journalist Amy Chozick’s novel Chasing Hillary landed at Netflix following a multiple-outlet bidding war, the drama inspired by a chapter of the novel has landed at The CW. Currently back in the development stage, The Girls on […]

‘Vampire Academy’ TV Series From Julie Plec Gets Peacock Green Light

Julie Plec is creating a new vampire universe for Peacock. The Vampire Diaries franchise co-creator is adapting author Richelle Mead’s beloved young adult book series Vampire Academy as a scripted live-action drama for Peacock. Plec and her longtime collaborator Marguerite MacIntyre will serve as co-showrunners on the drama, which has received a straight-to-series order at […]

Julie Plec Enlists Emily Cummins to Run Universal TV Production Company

The former ABC drama exec and WME alum will serve as president of the showrunner's My So-Called Company.

Shonda Rhimes, Greg Berlanti, Other Top Showrunners Match Donations for Support Staff Relief Fund

A relief fund created to provide financial assistance to Hollywood support staff that have become suddenly unemployed or had work hours cut has surpassed its goal after receiving significant donations from major showrunners.

Julie Plec Moves Overall Deal to Universal TV

Julie Plec, the prolific writer, producer and showrunner behind the 'Vampire Diaries' trilogy and multiple other series, is moving her overall deal from her longtime home at Warner Bros. TV to Universal TV.

‘The Beach’ YA Drama From Julie Plec in the Works at HBO Max

'The Vampire Diaries' grad Julie Plec is developing the YA drama 'The Beach,' based on author Melissa de la Cruz's book 'Beach Lane,' at the forthcoming streamer HBO Max.

‘TV’s Top 5’: Broadcast’s New Low and an Interview With the Queen of the Vampires

Welcome to another episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the week in TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunner and executive guests and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as the […]

Julie Plec Sells Family Drama to NBC (Exclusive)

After setting 'The Girls on the Bus' at Netflix, Julie Plec, the creator of 'The Vampire Diaries' trilogy, has sold a drama to NBC.

Greg Berlanti, Julie Plec Adapting ‘Chasing Hillary’ as Netflix Series

Netflix, which already has an overall deal and multiple projects in the works with the Obamas, has won a multiple-outlet bidding war for 'The Girls on the Bus,' a drama series inspired by a chapter from New York Times journalist Amy Chozick's novel 'Chasing Hillary: Ten Years, Two Presidential Campaigns and One Intact Glass Ceiling.'