First Look: TNT’s ‘Dallas’

TNT gave viewers their first glimpse of its newly greenlighted series Dallas on Monday night during the season premieres of The Closer and Rizzoli & Isles. The Warner Horizon Television-produced project — which got the go-ahead late last week with a 10-episode order for a summer 2012 premiere — is from … Read More »

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CAA Signs Slew Of Seasoned TV Writer-Producers And Directors

Nellie Andreeva

CAA has added several experienced TV writer-producers to its roster. The recent signings include:

Dexter executive producer/showrunner Scott Buck, previously co-executive producer on HBO’s Rome and Six Feet Under. He was with WME.

Emmy-winning former Frasier executive producer/co-showrunner Joe Keenan, most recently executive producer/consulting producer on ABC’s Desperate Housewives for the … Read More »

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TNT’s ‘Dallas’ Reboot Adds Jesse Metcalfe And Julie Gonzalo

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Metcalfe has landed the role of Bobby and Pam Ewing’s adopted son Christopher on TNT’s Dallas, with Veronica Mars alumna Julie Gonzalo also landing a lead role in … Read More »

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The New Generation Of ‘Dallas’: Jordana Brewster Cast As Lead In TNT’s Reboot

Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: Meet the first new star of Dallas — Jordana Brewster has been tapped for a lead role in the TNT pilot, the first new cast member to join the reboot of the classic soap.

The pilot, from writer Cynthia Cidre … Read More »

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Marty Adlestein And Shawn Levy Set Up Projects At Fox & CBS

By | Wednesday September 29, 2010 @ 8:36am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

Marty Adelstein and Shawn Levy’s recently launched TV production company, 21 Laps/Adelstein, has sold its first two projects. Both will be produced through 20th Century Fox TV, where the company is based with an overall deal.

The first project from the company, which is run by former Brillstein TV executive … Read More »

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TNT & TBS Pick Up 4 Pilots Including ‘Dallas’

Nellie Andreeva

TNT and TBS have just handed out pilot orders  to 4 projects, including TNT’s planned Dallas update. TNT’s orders include Dallas, written by Cane creator Cynthia Cidre, crime procedural Perception (formerly Proof) and an untitled project from Allan Loeb (form. the Rabbit Factory), while TBS has picked up the Dean Devlin-produced comedic detective series Brain Trust. Here is the networks’ announcement:

TNT and TBS are going into production on four series pilots, including projects from such successful producers and writers as Dean Devlin (TNT’s Leverage); Marco Schnabel (TNT’s The Librarian movie trilogy); Kenneth Biller and Mike Sussman (Star Trek: Voyager); Allan Loeb (Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps); and Cynthia Cidre (The Mambo Kings).

“These pilots reflect our enthusiasm for relatable but complex everyman heroes, showcased in exciting storytelling environments,” said Michael Wright, executive vice president, head of programming for TNT, TBS and Turner Classic Movies (TCM).

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