Syfy Developing TV Series Based On The Adjustment Bureau

Syfy will be developing a television series based on The Adjustment Bureau. George Nolfi, writer/director for the film adaptation from earlier this year, will be executive producing the new TV series along with former Smallville EPs Darren Swimmer and Todd Slavkin. Swimmer and Slavkin will be writing the new show

Fox Buys Comedy Based On This American Life Radio Segment

Fox has purchased a multi-camera comedy pitch from writer Jonathan Goldstein (Horrible Bosses) and producer Dan Lin. The project is based off a segment from Ira Glass' This American Life radio program in 2006. Warner Bros TV and Lin's production company, which recently signed a deal with Warner Bros, will be producing the show, called The Man Upstairs.

ABC Buys A Second Jekyll & Hyde Project

ABC has bought yet another drama project based on Robert Louis Stevenson's infamous Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Jekyll & Hyde comes from ABC Studios and, thus far, features producer Mark Gordon and writer Matt Lopez (The Sorcerer's Apprentice). This particular attempt to modernize the classic split-personality tale is set in modern-day San Francisco, centering on a female criminal psychologist who is "drawn into the mysterious world of a brilliant but inhibited scientist and his volatile alter ego."

TBS Buys Comedy Pilot From Conan

It turns out TBS really is serious about making Conan their leading guy. They're already paying him a ton for his late night show, which begins its second year soon, and now they're interested in adding yet another show from the comedian. TBS has purchased a pilot for a half-hour comedy from Warner Horizon and O'Brien's Conaco shingle, with O'Brien as an executive producer.

ABC Buys New Reba McEntire Comedy

Reba McEntire is set to join fellow TV vets Tim Allen and Kirstie Alley in making a return to television with ABC. McEntire will be an executive producer and star of the new show, Malibu Country. McEntire will be working with a number of the producers behind the success of Reba for this new project.

HBO Brings Vintage Train To NYC Subway To Promote Boardwalk Empire

HBO has, quite literally, brought a little of the 1920s to New York City subway system. The network teamed up with NYC's Metropolitan Transit Authority to bring a vintage train to the subway's 2/3 line, according to Fast Company. The train is an authentic piece from the 1920s, used by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company -- a private operator of the original underground NYC subway line that opened in 1904.

ABC Buys Western From Ron Moore

ABC has purchased a pitch from Battlestar guru Ron Moore. Moore's new project, Hangtown, is a western procedural from Sony Pictures TV, where Moore is under an overall deal. Moore, who was a developer and executive producer of Battlestar Galactica and also a writer for the Caprica prequel, will be an EP for the new project. Hangtown will feature three unlikely crime-fighting characters.

CBS Adapting April Woo Novels Into New Cop Drama

CBS has bought a drama procedural based on a series of suspense novels by Leslie Glass. There are nine books in the April Woo series, which focus on April as Coney Island's first female head of detectives. The out of the ordinary does not stop there, though; April is a young Chinese-American who has been "raised in the traditions of modesty, good manners, and quiet self-effacement."

Fox To Revive Breaking In For Midseason

The twice-cancelled, single-camera comedy Breaking In is now back from the dead...again. The heist comedy is reportedly set to be picked up by Fox in a 13-episode midseason order from Sony Pictures TV. Another facet in the complex deal commits Fox to a comedy pitch for another show by Breaking In co-creator Adam Goldberg.

ABC Buys Jekyll & Hyde-Inspired Drama

ABC is apparently interested in yet another contemporary take on a classic, public domain concept. In addition to their upcoming fairytale drama, Once Upon a Time, and a female-centric take on The Count of Monte Cristo (called Revenge), will come a Sheldon Turner project based on Robert Louis Stevenson's famous Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The project is the first to be sold by Turner and Jennifer Klein's new company, Vendetta.

TBS Sticking With More Conan

Conan O'Brien's debut on TBS was about as high profile as the network could have hoped for: the late-night comedian's infamous departure from the Tonight Show, and a dedicated following, brought him strong first. However, during the show's first month in late 2010 viewership was at a strong 2.4 million, but come July 2011 it has fallen all the way to about 958,000 - down about 60%.

Netflix Launches Just For Kids Streaming Feature

Apparently a huge portion of Netflix subscribers are using instant streaming on kids shows for their children. In response Netflix has developed the 'Just for Kids' experience, which will specially organize content aimed at children. 'Just for Kids' is already available on the Netflix site and will be coming to devices and game consoles soon

ABC To Adapt Lincoln Lawyer For Television

Lionsgate TV is set to turn 2011's Lincoln Lawyer into a small screen series for ABC. Lincoln Lawyer featured Matthew McConaughey as defense attorney "Mickey" Haller, who runs his practice out of a Lincoln Town Car. The film had a solid showing at the box office, taking in about $75 million, in addition to decent critical reception. In other good news for ABC, the writers of the film adaptation are also on board for the show's pilot at the very least.

See Wonder Woman In Action In Three Clips From The Cancelled Series

If you were at all interested in the now-canceled Wonder Woman series, you can at least take a better look at what you would have been getting. Three more clips have leaked online, giving us a look almost six minutes worth of content, two action scenes, and two more personal ones. You may even decide you want to see the pilot!

Charlie Sheen To Star In Lionsgate's Anger Management Sitcom

In the first Charlie Sheen news since he agreed to be roasted on Comedy Central, Lionsgate has announced that Sheen will be starring in their new sitcom, Anger Management. The sitcom will be based on the 2003 film by the same name. Charlie Sheen will be playing a role similar to that played by Jack Nicholson in the film -- an anger-management therapist with anger issues.

Howie Mandel To Bring Celebrity Stand-Up To The U.S.

Celebrity Stand-Up is based on following celebrities to their homes where they will discuss and reveal personal anecdotes; the celebrities will test the water with these stories and over a period of a few days will build a stand-up routine around those stories. The final leg of the show will pit the celebrities against one another, delivering their acts to a live audience who will vote on which celebs they want to move on to the next round.

Mike Vogel To Star In ABC's Pan Am

Mike Vogel, of Cloverfield and more recently Blue Valentine, has been brought on as the male lead of Pan Am, ABC's new Sony-produced period drama. For those of you who aren't familiar with the new show, Pan Am will focus on a group of flight attendants and pilots from the early 1960s. Vogel will be taking up the role of Dean, a young, charismatic, and recently promoted pilot who has landed his dream job, flying an iconic Pan Am Clipper.

Netflix and NBC Universal Renew and Expand Their Streaming Deal

NBC Universal and Netflix have renewed and expanded their non-exclusive streaming deal to include shows as old as Leave it to Beaver and as current as 30 Rock. Also part of the deal are plans for deploying future seasons of programs from NBCU's cable networks; new seasons of shows such as The Office, Law and Order, The Event, and 30 Rock will appear on a season-long delay, becoming available after they've finished their television runs.

Confirmed: James Spader Officially Joins The Office

Spader, who was among a number of potential replacements for Michael Scott's former position to appear in last season's finale, will be replacing Kathy Bates as the CEO of Dunder Mifflin's parent company, Sabre. According to Office executive producer and series regular Paul Lieberstein, Spader's character, Robert California, was actually hired into the manager position but was able to rise all the way to the position of CEO within a matter of days -- where he'll be for the comedy's eighth season.

Glee Season 3 Casting News: More Darren Criss And Harry Shum Jr, Less Chord Overstreet

Cast changes for Glee Season 3 have begun! Glee creator, Ryan Murphy, recently revealed that William McKinley High School's Glee club would be losing seniors and gaining new students in realistic High School fashion. In what is likely to be the first of a number of bittersweet moves before this fall the show will be upgrading a pair of old characters and saying good-bye to a new face from Season 2.

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