Nickelodeon Greenlights Fifth Season Of Hit Comedy ‘iCarly’

By | Thursday April 14, 2011 @ 10:13am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Nickelodeon has greenlit a fifth season of its flagship live-action series iCarly. After locking in star Miranda Cosgrove with a new deal, the network has ordered 13 new episodes of the comedy, which will begin production in 2012 for … Read More »

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Future Of ‘Mad Men’ And Matt Weiner Still Uncertain Even After Writers Guild Awards

Nellie Andreeva

Mad Men won big at the WGA Awards on Saturday. But months after the end of the fourth season of the much accoladed AMC series, there is still no deal with the network for a Season 5 or a new pact for creator Matt Weiner to return. That certainly is making writers on the show uneasy and clouding what should have been a night of celebration for the writing team. Mad Men swept the drama categories at the WGA Awards, winning for best drama series and best drama episode, the Erin Levy-penned The Chrysanthemum and the Sword. Some in the audience were joking that Weiner might use his acceptance speech for best drama series to thank the show’s writers and announce that they no longer had jobs. He didn’t of course, and the show going away is extremely unlikely — though all the scribes feted on Saturday are not guaranteed to stay on as Weiner is known for shaking up the writers room between seasons. Read More »

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Nightlife Guru Brent Bolthouse Ventures Into Scripted TV With Nightlife Project For Starz

By | Tuesday December 7, 2010 @ 6:44pm PST
Nellie Andreeva

Famed Los Angeles nightlife and restaurant impresario and celebrity scene staple, Brent Bolthouse, is segueing into TV producing with a comic project he co-created and developed with writer-producer Vanessa Riesen (Weeds, Californication). The untitled project, which is being set up … Read More »

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TruTV Renews ‘Hardcore Pawn’ For Season 2

Nellie Andreeva

TruTV has renewed docu reality series Hardcore Pawn for a second season with an eight-episode order. In August, the Zodiak USA-produced show launched to TruTV’s biggest series premiere ratings ever: 2.1 million viewers and more than 1 million adults 18-49. … Read More »

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