Jennie Snyder Urman Extends Overall Deal at CBS TV Studios

Jennie Snyder Urman Extends Overall Deal at CBS TV Studios “Jane the Virgin” creator Jennie Snyder Urman has re-upped her overall deal with CBS Television Studios for another five years, the studio announced Thursday. Under the new deal, Urman and her ...

Jennie Snyder Urman Inks Big New Overall Deal With CBS Television Studios

In 2009, CBS Television Studios made a bet on an up-and-coming TV writer, Jennie Snyder Urman, who had staffed on a couple of shows. The bet paid off for both sides, with Urman becoming one of the ...

This Country: Remake of BBC Comedy, From Ep Paul Feig, Gets Fox Pilot Order

This Country: Remake of BBC Comedy, From Ep Paul Feig, Gets Fox Pilot Order Bridesmaids helmer Paul Feig is on board to direct and executive-produce a remake of the UK comedy series This Country, which has just been handed a pilot order at Fox. Penned by Men in Trees creator ...

Fox Orders Mockumentary Comedy Pilot Based on U.K. Format From Jenny Bicks, Paul Feig

Fox has given a pilot order to a mockumentary series based on the British series “This Country.” In the half-hour project, a documentary crew goes to a small town to study young adults and their ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 4)

1980: Another World spin-off Texas premiered on NBC, starring Beverlee McKinsey as Iris."History speaks to artists. It changes the artist's thinking and is constantly reshaping it into different and ...

Today in Soap Opera History (August 6)

1979:The Edge of Night's Louise attacked Paige. 1980: Gh's Luke & Laura spent the night in Wyndham's. 1987: Bold and Beautiful's Thorne considered a career move. 1993: Oltl's Nora made closing ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know about Seana Kofoed

Actor, write and producer Seana Kofoed may be best known for her role on the cult favorite show “Men in Trees” (2006) which just had a reunion at the Atx TV Festival. She is currently taking over ...

‘Men In Trees’ Creator Talks Reboot: “There Have Been Some Discussions” – Atx

The cast and creators of ABC’s short-lived drama/comedy series, Men In Trees, reunited as part of Atx Television Festival’s canceled-too-soon presentation and as expected, the topic of a revival ...

‘Veronica Mars,’ ‘One Day at a Time,’ ‘Into the Dark’ Join 2019 Atx Television Festival Lineup (Exclusive)

‘Veronica Mars,’ ‘One Day at a Time,’ ‘Into the Dark’ Join 2019 Atx Television Festival Lineup (Exclusive) The eighth annual Atx Television Festival has added panels for “One Day at a Time,” “Veronica Mars,” “Into the Dark: Culture Shock” and “Letterkenny” to its lineup, Variety has learned exclusively. ...

‘The Terror,’ ‘Los Espookys,’ Phylicia Rashad Join 2019 Atx Television Festival Lineup

‘The Terror,’ ‘Los Espookys,’ Phylicia Rashad Join 2019 Atx Television Festival Lineup Phylicia Rashad; upcoming series “David Makes Man,” “The Terror: Infamy” and “Los Espookys”; and some panels dedicated to female storytelling have joined the eighth annual Atx Television Festival. ...

‘Los Espookys’: Fred Armisen’s Spanish-Language HBO Comedy to Premiere at ATX Festival

‘Los Espookys’: Fred Armisen’s Spanish-Language HBO Comedy to Premiere at ATX Festival To the growing list of offerings at the 2019 ATX Festival — which already includes a screening of clips from the never-aired “Tremors” pilot — add some Fred Armisen. “Los Espookys,” which stars ...

Atx Television Festival Adds ‘Good Trouble,’ ‘Dare Me,’ Arturo Castro to 2019 Lineup

The eighth annual Atx Television Festival has added Freeform’s “Good Trouble,” Comedy Central’s “Alternatino with Arturo Castro,” IFC’s “Sherman’s Showcase,” USA’s “Dare Me” and a special panel on ...

Atx Television Festival Adds ‘Greek’ Reunion, ‘Atypical,’ ‘Perpetual Grace Ltd’ to Lineup

The eighth annual Atx Television Festival has added a “Greek” reunion and panels for Netflix’s “Atypical” and Epix’s “Perpetual Grace, Ltd” to its lineup. The former ABC Family dramedy “Greek” ran ...

Atx TV Festival: Full Guide to Season 8 Programming (So Far)

Mid-2000s nostalgia will be in full swing at the eighth edition of the Atx Television Festival. The annual "TV camp for grown-ups" in Austin will feature reunions of two shows that premiered in the ...

‘Tremors’: Unaired TV Pilot to Air Footage as Part of New Atx 2019 Lineup

Last spring, Syfy opted not to send its TV adaptation of “Tremors” to series. Despite a pilot that starred Kevin Bacon, who also starred in the 1990 film that kickstarted an unlikely horror franchise, ...

CBS Buys Colonial-Times Theme Park Comedy ‘America, U.S.A.’ From Michael Kramer, Lilli Birdsell & Alex Reid

CBS has put in development America, U.S.A., a single-camera theme park workplace comedy from husband and wife duo of TV writer-producer Michael Kramer and actress Lilli Birdsell (Turn), ...

Austin’s Atx Television Festival Announces First Panels For 2019 Event

Austin’s Atx Television Festival, set for June 6-9, 2019, has announced its first round of panels, including a Blumhouse Television event, a “Cancelled-Too-Soon” retrospective of Men in Trees and a ...

Blumhouse Television, ‘Vida,’ Guild Presidents Panel Among 2019 Atx Television Festival Lineup

A conversation with entertainment industry guild presidents, an inside look at Blumhouse Television and a discussion about on-set safety and sex scenes are among the programming for the 2019 Atx ...

Hollywood Guild Presidents, 'Vida' Writers Set for 2019 Atx Television Festival

The eighth Atx Television Festival has locked down panels featuring the presidents of three major Hollywood unions and the writers of Starz's Vida, among others. The fest, set for June 6-9, 2019, in ...

Tig Notaro Siblings Dramedy Set At ABC With Pilot Production Commitment

ABC has given a pilot production commitment to Thicker Than Water, a one-hour dramedy from One Mississippi co-creator/executive producer/star Tig Notaro and co-executive producer Cara Dipaolo, ...

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