Sony Crackle announced series orders and launch dates, casting moves and programs in development at its upfront in New York City on Tuesday. The Oath, the crime drama created by Joe Halpin and executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, was greenlit for a sophomore season. The show is the platform’s most watched new original series. Crackle also announced a September launch for the second season of Snatch. Kevin Connolly of Entourage will direct multiple episodes of the Rupert Grint series. Meanwhile, season 3 of StartUp, which features Mira Sorvino in a new role, debuts in November. SuperMansion added Minnie Driver in a recurring role for the third season of the animated series from Bryan Cranston, Seth Green, Zeb Wells and Matthew Senreich.
In yet another change at the top for broadcast networks, Charlie Collier, president of AMC Networks for ten years, is moving to Fox. Collier has been named chief executive of entertainment, replacing co-chief executive of the Fox Television Group, Gary Newman, who had planned to stay in the job only through this television season. The […]
A week after it canceled Marvel’s Iron Fist, it was revealed Netflix is not bringing Luke Cage back for a third season. Deadline attributes the decision to creative differences and high costs. The streamer also canceled All About the Washingtons after one season; the autobiographical family comedy starred Joseph “Rev Run” Simmons and Justine Simmons.
Nov. 4 will see the return of one of the world’s biggest single day sporting events, the TCS New York City Marathon. In addition to being a massive participation event with a global audience, the Marathon has become one of the biggest focal points in the growing field of cause marketing. Harrie Bakst, co-founder of […]
The National Football League is already gearing up to celebrate its 100th season in 2019 with a year-long series of “NFL 100” events, initiatives and programming centered around fans, players and communities. A special “NFL 100” logo has been unveiled and will be prominently displayed throughout the season – during celebrations on the field, in […]
The restructuring of CBS Corp’s executive suite, following the departure of longtime CEO Les Moonves, took a major step forward on Thursday, with President and interim CEO Joe Ianniello naming David Nevins as Chief Creative Officer, CBS Corporation, effective immediately. Nevins was also promoted to Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc., and will remain as the […]