Showtime Picks Up Roadies Pilot From Cameron Crowe, J.J. Abrams
Showtime is ready to rock.
The pay cabler has picked up Roadies, a comedy pilot penned by Oscar winner Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous) and chronicling the day-to-day life of a successful rock tour as seen through the eyes of the unsung background players – the crew members who help get the show on the road. READ MORE
Almost Human EPs J.J. Abrams, J.H. Wyman and Stars Preview Fox's Futuristic New Cop Drama
In the opening moments of Fox’s Almost Human, we learn that crime in Los Angeles has risen 400 percent, criminal organizations run the city with impunity, and the police are so outnumbered that every human officer is paired with a combat-ready android.
If you’re envisioning something along the lines of RoboCop, Blade Runner and Minority Report, you’re …READ MORE
HBO Greenlights Sci-Fi Pilot Westworld From J.J. Abrams and Jonathan Nolan
HBO is getting into the J.J. Abrams business.
The premium cable net has given a pilot order to Westworld, a drama inspired by the 1973 film of the same name, from Abrams‘ Bad Robot Productions and Person of Interest creator Jonathan Nolan. READ MORE
TVLine Items: J.J. Abrams Shops Rod Serling Series, Guy/Girl Top Model Debut Date and More
You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of… a new Rod Serling-created series hitting the small screen thanks to J.J. Abrams. READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: Star Trek's Karl Urban Boards J.J. Abrams' Futuristic Fox Drama Human
In an enterprising move, J.J. Abrams has recruited Star Trek‘s Karl Urban to headline his Fox drama pilot Human, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: Michael Ealy Cast as Android Cop In Fox's Futuristic Cop Drama From J.J. Abrams
Former Common Law detective Michael Ealy is back on the beat as one of the stars of Fox’s futuristic drama pilot from J.J. Abrams and former Fringe showrunner J.H. Wyman, TVLine has learned. READ MORE
Exclusive: Keri Russell on Re-Teaming With J.J. Abrams on Star Wars: 'I'm Waiting For My Call'
Should J.J. Abrams decide that it would be, ahem, felicitous to reunite with one of his former TV colleagues for Star Wars: VII… well, he has Keri Russell’s number. “I’m waiting for my call,” she deadpans.
All kidding aside, talking with TVLine only hours before the premiere of her new FX drama, The Americans (tonight, 10/9c), the actress …READ MORE
Producers Guild Awards Honor Homeland, Modern Family, J.J. Abrams, Colbert and Others
The usual small-screen suspects — Showtime’s Homeland, ABC’s Modern Family, CBS’ The Amazing Race — came away winners at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, in the Outstanding Drama, Comedy and Competition categories, respectively.
Also earning kudos this year …READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: NBC Orders J.J. Abrams Drama Believe, Bill Lawrence Comedy Undateable
J.J. Abrams‘ Best. Week. Ever. continues…
NBC has ordered a drama pilot from the Star Wars VII helmer about an unlikely relationship between a gifted young girl and a man sprung from prison who has been tasked with protecting her from the evil elements that hunt her power. READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: Fox Orders Futuristic Cop Drama From J.J. Abrams' Fringe Team
Fox and the team behind Fringe are going back to the future.
The network has made a pilot order for an untitled drama from J.J. “Star Wars” Abrams and his former Fringe colleague J.H. Wyman that’s being billed as an action-packed buddy cop show set in the near future when all LAPD officers are READ MORE