American Hustle director and apparent Downton Abbey fan David O. Russell has decided to embroil himself in some juicy upstairs-downstairs melodrama. Deadline reports that he and Erin Brokovich writer Susannah Grant have set up a soap opera at ABC, who gave the project a straight-to-series 13-episode order. Both Russell and Grant wrote the story, with the latter taking on the teleplay, which deals with the members and workers at an exclusive country club. That's right: both catty drama and caddy drama. It's a golden age of television indeed.
With ABC trying to diversify its lineup with more people from Barbershop, Anthony Anderson and Eve have been given sitcom orders at the network.
Just a year after NBC realized that Guys with Kids was not actually all that funny a concept, Anderson is returning to the half-hour... / Continue →
In always surprising news for Joss Whedon, he's getting to keep a show on the air--at least for a little longer. ABC has reportedly given a full season order to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Whedon co-created series about the only secret agent team with more attractive w... / Continue →
Shackling Houdini to the one thing he can't escape from--the posthumous desecration of his legacy--ABC has picked up a pitch that will have the renowned escape artist fight today's crime, finally pitting his ability to get out of chains against cyber-stalkers or whatever. Jeff ... / Continue →