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
TVLine Items: Mindy Star's Royal Gig, Double the Dancing and More
Mindy Project MD Ed Weeks is scrubbing into Royal Pains… minus the scrubs part. READ MORE
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.
That’s the age of the titular grandmother — yes, grandmother — that Krumholtz will play in Gigi’s Bucket List, a half-hour comedy ordered to series at IFC on Tuesday. READ MORE
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
Bruce Jenner's E! Docuseries About Transition Gets Summer Premiere Date
Bruce Jenner is not done telling his story.
Following Friday’s 20/20 special, in which Jenner publicly identified himself as a woman for the first time, a new docuseries will chronicle his subsequent transition. READ MORE
J.K. Simmons to Star in Starz Thriller About Fringe-y Parallel Dimensions
Recently minted Oscar winner (and The Closer alum) J.K. Simmons will headline Counterpart, a supernatural-tinged thriller for Starz. READ MORE