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Andy Serkis, Greg Berlanti Team for Oliver Sacks Drama at NBC

How’s this for an unlikely pairing: Andy Serkis and Greg Berlanti are teaming to bring the life and work of famed neurologist Oliver Sacks to NBC. The broadcast network has handed out a pilot order for Wolf, a drama that is inspired by Sacks’ life and books The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a […]

Retta-Led Murder Mystery Scores NBC Pilot Order

The creator and one of the stars of Good Girls are reuniting at NBC. The network has given a formal pilot order to Murder by the Book, a mystery drama starring Retta. The project comes from Good Girls creator Jenna Bans and executive producer Bill Krebs. The potential series has been in the works for […]

Legal Comedy ‘Public Defenders’ Lands ABC Pilot Order

ABC is headed to court with its latest piece of development. The network has ordered a pilot for Public Defenders, a single-camera comedy from writer Eddie Quintana (Apple TV+’s Acapulco), 20th Television and McG’s Wonderland Sound and Vision. The project will focus on four inexperienced lawyers in a public defender’s office, “up to their earholes […]

‘Peep Show’ Update From ‘Atlanta’ Grad With ‘Succession’ Creator Attached a Go at FX

FX is trying its hand at a Peep Show update again. The Disney-backed basic-cable network has handed out a pilot order to an update of the cult favorite U.K. series from Succession creator Jesse Armstrong. Atlanta grad Stefani Robinson will pen the script and exec produce the half-hour comedy that will be produced in-house via […]

‘The Border’ Drama Based on Don Winslow Novels Moves Forward at FX

FX is heading to The Border. The Disney-owned cable outlet has ordered a drama pilot based on a trio of novels by best-selling author Don Winslow. The Border — named after the third book in Winslow’s cartel trilogy — will delve into the drug war at the U.S.-Mexico border via the lives of several people on […]

ABC Puts Supreme Court Drama on Its Docket

ABC is headed to the highest court in the land with its latest piece of development. The network has ordered a pilot for a drama titled Judgement, from sibling studio 20th Television and writer Joey Falco (The CW’s Charmed). The self-described legal soap will center on a potential Supreme Court justice in the near future […]

Drew Goddard Lands Animated Monster-Hunter Comedy at FX

Drew Goddard is branching into animation. The Martian and Bad Times at the El Royale writer and director is writing and executive producing an animated comedy for FX. The cable outlet has given a pilot order to the project, which is called The Trenches and follows a modern family of monster hunters. The project comes […]

Paul Attanasio Sets Drama ‘The Bends’ at FX

FX is looking for a different take on The Americans. The Disney-backed cable network has handed out a pilot order for drama The Bends, from writer Paul Attanasio (House, Quiz Show, Donnie Brasco) and The Handmaid’s Tale exec producer Warren Littlefield. The drama follows a seemingly perfect American family in Berlin whose secrets come to light […]

Drew Goddard Sets Cop Drama at ABC

The fall TV season has just gotten underway this week and ABC is already looking to next season. The Disney-backed broadcast network has handed out a formal pilot order to an untitled drama from The Martian and Daredevil alum Drew Goddard. The project is based on the popular French series Haut Potentiel Intellectuel (HPI) and […]

Freeform’s ‘AZNBBGRL’ Drama Sets Main Cast

Freeform has locked in the core cast for its drama pilot AZNBBGRL, set in Southern California’s Little Saigon community. Cathy Bui, Kim Lynn Do and Jazelle Villanueva will play the lead roles of three Asian American teenagers in the coming-of-age story from Natalie Chaidez (The Flight Attendant), Dinh Thai (Wu-Tang: An American Saga) and Kai […]

Mandy Patinkin, Kathryn Grody Inspire Showtime Comedy ‘Seasoned’

Mandy Patinkin and Kathryn Grody’s lives and relationship have inspired a Showtime scripted comedy. The Paramount Global-backed premium cable network has handed out a pilot order to half-hour comedy Seasoned, starring the married actors and recent viral sensations. The couple’s son, Gideon Grody-Patinkin, and Ewen Wright co-created the series and co-write the pilot. Seasoned follows […]

‘L.A. Law’ Sequel Passed Over at ABC 

ABC’s efforts to revive NBC’s Emmy-winning legal drama L.A. Law have come to an end. The Disney-backed broadcast network has passed on the sequel that featured original cast members Blair Underwood and Corbin Bernsen. Additionally, Jo Koy comedy Josep will also not move forward this season, though sources say the network remains high on the […]