Another Week, means another episode of TVEnthusiast’s The Week’s News.
New shows in development include Hellmart, The Woods, Superstition, Tony Take the Wheel, Strike Back, Down in the Valley, Glare, Basket Case, Shame, and Slingshot
Luke Cage was renewed, Please Like Me was picked up by Hulu after Pivot closed, and Reign was cancelled.
Elizabeth Ho (Rake), Irish MMA star Conor McGregor, Jake Weber (Tyrant), Adam Bartley (Longmire), Alex Meraz (Suicide Squad), Anne-Marie Johnson (Castle), Matthew McNulty (The Musketeers), Annie Wersching (24), James Callis (Battlestar Gallactica), Mark Jackson (Peppermint), Kirk Acevedo (Fringe), Mike Dopud (X-Men: Days of Future Past), Jess Salgueiro (Channel Zero), Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs), Mido Hamada (Terra Nova), Kenneth Choi (Captain America: The First Avenger), and more have landed new roles.
Scott Buck (Iron Fist) will act as Showrunner on ABC’s The Inhumans, while Jon Harmon Feldman (No Ordinary Family) is to be replaced by Jeff Melvoin (Army Wives) as Showrunner on Designated Survivor
Netflix claims they will use their $6 billion budget to double their original scripted content in 2017, while Time Warner Boss Jeff Bewkes says they will raise the budget of HBO to stay competitive, Starz has officially begun the process of being sold to Lionsgate, and Twitter has revealed their top trending TV shows of 2016.
This Week’s Question: With Sega properties now being developed as TV projects, what video game do you think would make a good TV series?
The Week’s News is TVEnthusiast’s weekly roundup of the news that affects the shows you love.