Syfy Orders The Magicians to Series
Syfy has conjured a series order for The Magicians, an adaptation of Lev Grossman’s best-selling novels.
The Magicians stars Jason Ralph (A Most Violent Year, NBC’s Aquarius) as Quentin Coldwater, a brilliant grad student who enrolls in Brakebills College for Magical Pedagogy READ MORE
Fall TV: Chicago Med, Greg Berlanti's Blindspot, Doc Drama Heartbreaker Snag Series Orders at NBC
NBC is the first broadcaster out of the gate with its 2015-16 season pickups, ordering to series Chicago Fire spinoff No. 2 Chicago Med, the Greg Berlanti mystery thriller Blindspot and medical drama Heartbreaker (FKA Heart Matters). READ MORE
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Netflix Orders Green Eggs and Ham Series From Ellen DeGeneres
Don’t you worry, Sam-I-Am: Netflix does like Green Eggs and Ham.
The streaming giant announced Wednesday that it has ordered 13 episodes of an animated series based on Dr. Seuss’ classic children’s book. READ MORE
Damien Jumps From Lifetime to A&E (and Snags Four Additional Episodes)
A&E had better cross its t’s (and bless ’em with holy water): Damien is headed to the cabler later this year. READ MORE
Josh Radnor, Mary Elizabeth Winstead to Headline PBS Civil War Drama
This has “Classic Schmosby” written all over it!
Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Returned) are set to star in PBS’ Mercy Street, a six-part Civil War series from executive producer Ridley Scott (The Good Wife). READ MORE
TVLine Items: Krumholtz's Bucket List, Y&R's New Mystery Woman and More
Here’s a number David Krumholtz will have to get used to: 76.
Animated Series Golan the Insatiable Gets Primetime Order at Fox
Fox just can’t get enough of Golan the Insatiable.
The animated comedy — which originally aired in 15-minute installments on Saturday’s Animation Domination High-Def lineup — has been given a primetime series order, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
CBS Opens Briefcase, Twisty Series That Could Change Families' Lives
CBS this summer will invite a dozen families to open The Briefcase and then decide what to do with its contents — $101,000. READ MORE