A&E Passes On ‘Big Mike’, Leans Toward Picking Up ‘Longmire’ To Series

By | Wednesday July 27, 2011 @ 7:09pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

After a lengthy screening and decision-making process for their two pilots Longmire and Big Mike, A&E brass just passed on one of them, Big Mike. No official decision has been made on Longmire yet, but buzz on the project starring … Read More »

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Greg Grunberg To Topline A&E’s ‘Big Mike’ Pilot, Camille Guaty Joins USA’s ‘Eden’

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Heroes, Alias and Felicity alum Greg Grunberg is heading to cable as the lead of A&E’s hourlong pilot Big Mike. In the project, co-produced by Happy Madison and Sony Pictures TV, Grunberg will play the title character, a plus-sized … Read More »

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A&E Greenlights Two Hourlong Pilots

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: A&E is launching its next pilot season with cast-contingent pilot orders to two hourlong projects, Big Mike and Longmire. Both are male-centered shows in the mold of A&E’s two series on the air, The Glades and the upcoming Breakout Kings. And Big Mike, which hails from Adam Sandler’s  comedy-driven Happy Madison and Something About Mary co-writers Ed Decter and John Strauss, appears to share the light tone of The Glades. Read More »

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