ABC Shuffles The Deck And Adds A Slew Of New Shows For Its 2017-18 Schedule

The Alphabet Net revealed its 2017-18 prime time lineup, which included a clutch of new shows and time-slot switches for several returning series. (LAT)

A24 Re-Teams With Safdie Bros For ‘Uncut Gems,’ Executive Produced By Martin Scorsese

Scott Rudin and Eli Bush of Scott Rudin Productions are producing, with Martin Scorsese executive producing. Uncut Gems will star Jonah Hill as Howard Ratner, the central character in a story set in New York City’s Diamond District. (IW)

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Spin-Off Coming To ABC

Grey’s Anatomy will soon be getting a spin-off for the 2017-18 season that will center on firefighters in a Seattle firehouse. The characters in the spin-off will be introduced in a season 14 episode of Grey’s Anatomy before joining the line-up midseason. (EO)

Jordan Peele And Bad Robot Are Teaming For An HBO Series

Peele is heading to the cable network for a series adaptation of Lovecraft Country. Based on Matt Ruff‘s novel of the same name, the hour-long drama will be written by Underground‘s Misha Green, who will also take on the role of showrunner. (COLL)

David Arquette, Luke Wilson Bring ‘Hollow Body’ To Life From ‘Project Greenlight’ Creator

David Arquette and Luke Wilson have joined in Alex Keledjian’s super-natural thriller Hollow Body. Keledjian, probably best known as the creator of HBO’s Project Greenlight, wrote the original screenplay and is making his feature film directing debut. (DH)

‘American Horror Story': Leslie Grossman Joins Season 7, Stages ‘Popular’ Reunion

Leslie Grossman (What I Like About You) is joining the cast of the FX drama’s election-themed installment, presumably in a comedic role. (TVL)

ABC Defends ‘Last Man Standing’ Cancellation

The axing of Allen’s sitcom, which delivered a strong 8 million viewers on Friday nights, has upset fans — particularly conservative viewers who feel the show’s conservative star was singled out. (EW)

Barry Jenkins’ Next Film Setup At Annapurna

Moonlight director Barry Jenkins and his Pastel production company have signed a two year film production deal with Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures. (DAR)

Michael Moore, Harvey Weinstein Reteam For Trump Documentary ‘Fahrenheit 11/9’

Bob and Harvey Weinstein have bought worldwide rights to Michael Moore’s documentary Fahrenheit 11/9 on President Donald Trump. (VAR)

SSN Insider Staff

SSN Insiders are industry insiders and analysts.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>