Jason Katims Signs New Deal With Universal TV

Jason Katims has signed a new overall deal with Universal Television. The renewed agreement keeps the producer and his True Jack Productions based at the studio for the next three years. Katims currently serves as executive producer on two Universal TV series — Hulu’s “The Path” and CBS’ “Pure Genius.” The former, created by Jessica… […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in, Produce ‘Rogue Male’ Adaptation

Benedict Cumberbatch is set to star in an adaptation of the classic British novel “Rogue Male” for Fox Searchlight. He will also produce with Lloyd Levin, Branwen Prestwood Smith and Beatriz Levin of Black Sheep Pictures. Also producing will be Adam Ackland of SunnyMarch, Cumberbatch’s production company. Michael Lesslie has been hired to write the screenplay…. […]

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Investigation Discovery Greenlights JonBenét Ramsey Series Police Brutality Special

Investigation Discovery has greenlit a three-part special surrounding the JonBenét Ramsey murder mystery, the cabler announced Monday at the Television Critics Association press tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. ID also announced the development of a scripted series from author James Patterson, plus a documentary about the current state of police affairs and race relations. “JonBenét: An American Murder… […]

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Christina Grimmie’s Family Upset By Teen Choice Awards Snub

How heartbreaking for Christina Grimmie’s family. According to Entertainment Tonight, Christina’s family is reportedly upset over the Teen Choice Awards’ decision not to mention the slain singer ONCE during the two-hour long broadcast. Related: Christina’s Family Speaks Out 1 Month After Her Death While the late celeb won a posthumous award for Choice Web Star: […]

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Christina Grimmie’s Family Upset By Teen Choice Awards Snub

How heartbreaking for Christina Grimmie’s family. According to Entertainment Tonight, Christina’s family is reportedly upset over the Teen Choice Awards’ decision not to mention the slain singer ONCE during the two-hour long broadcast. Related: Christina’s Family Speaks Out 1 Month After Her Death While the late celeb won a posthumous award for Choice Web Star: […]

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Ava DuVernay’s ‘Queen Sugar’ Renewed for Season 2 Ahead of Series Premiere

OWN has renewed Ava DuVernay’s new scripted series “Queen Sugar” for Season 2 ahead of the show’s series premiere. The sophomore season has received a 16-episode order. Produced by Warner Horizon Television, “Queen  Sugar” will debut commercial-free on Tuesday, September 6.  The series will debut as a two-night event on Tuesday, September 6 and Wednesday, September 7 at… […]

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Wanda Cinema Line To Add 4,000 3D Screens From RealD

Wanda Cinema Line Corp. plans to add new 3D projection systems from RealD Inc. to 4,000 screens over the next four years, the worldwide 3D licensing company announced Monday. Combined with 1,600 installations already completed by RealD, the company will outfit a total of 5,600 screens for Wanda. Announcing the partnership was Michael V. Lewis,… […]

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