Stacey Abrams' latest novel, While Justice Sleeps, will be adapted into a TV series by Working Title Television, part of NBCUniversal International Studios This follows a high-stakes bidding war Abrams, the former member of the Georgia House of Representatives and fervent voting activist's new legal thriller The book is out this week from Penguin Random House. "While Justice Sleeps"[...]
With the incredibly talented Isla Fisher and Josh Gad at the center, Wolf Like Me will be engaging, quirky, and wholly original," said Lisa Katz, President, Scripted Content, NBCUniversal Television, and Streaming "Wolf Like Me is a very meaningful project for me The stakes are extremely high but grounded by things we can all relate to[...]
Mark Rylance and Simon Pegg will be the headliners in The Undeclared War, a new British cyber-thriller produced by Channel 4 and NBCUniversal for the Peacock streaming service in the US Other cast members include Adrian Lester, Maisie Richardson-Sellers, Alex Jennings, and Hannah Khalique-Brown The six-part series will be written and directed by BAFTA winner[...]
Fiona Dourif will reprise her "Child's Play" role for SYFY's Chucky- joining her father Brad Dourif, who returns to voice the killer doll.
Peacock begins rolling out WWE Network content on March 18 just before the Fastlane PPV- here's a look at what will (and won't) be available.
In what we see as an unofficial G4 restart, Adam Sessler took to YouTube for a video looking at Cyberpunk 2077's bugs, glitches, and- dildos?
Seth MacFarlane has been expanding his creative universe since the ink dried on his new overall deal with NBCUniversal First came the news that he was working with Seth Fisher (The Alienist) to adapt author Herman Wouk's The Winds of War and War and Remembrance as miniseries Following that came the news that MacFarlane would[...]
With amazing chemistry, brutal honesty, and a vibe that they live the things they cover (and honest about it when they didn't), we were genuinely surprised that another network didn't lure them away to host a morning or afternoon show. So when we see the teaser for the return of the NBCUniversal Cable and Dish Network-created[...]
It's one thing for Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, The Orville) to make news by leaving his long-standing production home at 20th Television (still has that "new name smell") for creative pastures of NBCUniversal, but once the dust settles you have to produce Well, "produce" is what MacFarlane did and in a big way, announcing an[...]
Will Forte's (Flipped) MacGruber will be making its way to Peacock in 2021 with an eight-episode series order and announcement teaser.
Hitmen is the pitch in every screenwriter’s drawer: a comedy about goofy contract killers. Except this one's tone-deaf and not funny at all.
As "The Great Streaming Wars of 2020" rage on, NBCUniversal looks to be boosting its frontlines with a greater focus on new streaming service Peacock, but could that decision be the death knell to linear/broadcast television as we know it? During Comcast's second-quarter 2020 conference call, NBCU CEO Jeff Shell revealed to analysts that NBCUniversal[...]
Universal Content Productions is a division of NBCUniversal which focuses on indie and creator-driven work UCP is responsible for the production of tv series such as Battlestar Galactica, Mr Robot, Monk, Suits, Umbrella Academy and Psych, among others They've also recently launched a podcasting arm, UCP Audio. The company now adds comics to its growing[...]
NBCUniversal's new streaming service Peacock just added an extra shot of adrenaline into its launch day library of television shows and films, announcing a licensing agreement on Wednesday that will bring popular Paramount programming from the VicaomCBS library On the television/streaming side, Peacock members will have access to Ray Donovan, The Affair, Charmed (starting October[...]
The Canada-based member of NBCUniversal International Studios is developing and producing the series, with Lemire and Nguyen executive producing (Variety exclusive reporting) "The world of 'Descender' and 'Ascender just keeps growing," said Lemire in a statement "And Dustin [Nguyen] and I are very happy to be working with Lark to bring it to televisions screens as[...]