TVLine Items: SVU's Sexy New Team, Shield Vet to Prime Suspect, Beavis Vs. Snooki, and More
Exactly how is NBC’s “new” Law & Order: SVU going to look, given the assorted cast changes that have taken place over the summer? Well, you now can get a tiny taste for the rejiggered long-running crime drama. READ MORE
Fall TV Preview: Your Guide to What's New!
The networks have unveiled their lineups for the 2011-12 TV season, and this is your “snapshot” guide to all of the shiny and new dramas, comedies and (not too many) reality series that will be coming your way. (For the short-term memory-deficient, cancellations can be found here.) CHECK OUT FALL’S NEW SHOWS!
Scoop: NBC Picks Up Glee-Esque Musical Smash, Prime Suspect Redo, Two Others
NBC is the latest broadcast net to get a jump on “upfront” week, ordering four pilots to series including the Steven Spielberg-produced musical drama Smash, a romantic comedy starring Chelsea Lately mainstay Whitney Cummings (titled Whitney) and a remake of the Brit hit Prime Suspect starring Maria Bello.
The Peacock also gave a green light to …READ MORE
Pilot Scoop: Aidan Quinn Joins Prime Suspect
After lengthy negotiations, Aidan Quinn has inked a deal to join NBC’s Americanized reboot of the smash UK crime procedural Prime Suspect. …READ MORE
Scoop: Maria Bello Closing In On Prime Suspect
The case of who’ll headline the U.S. reboot of the English-accented Prime Suspect is almost closed.
Sources confirm that Maria Bello (Law & Order: SVU) is in final negotiations to star as Det. Jane Tennison in the NBC version. Helen Mirren played the no-nonsense sleuth to massive acclaim (and a boatload of Emmys) in the U.K. original, so it goes without saying that Bello has extra-large shoes to fill. …READ MORE