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Fox Chair on 'Buffy' Revival: "When Joss Decides It's Time, We'll Do It"
Whedon's beloved and influential series starred Sarah Michelle Gellar, David Boreanz, Alyson Hannigan, Charisma Carpenter, Anthony Stewart Head, Seth Green and James Marsters. Fox is no stranger to reviving series, with The X-Files, 24 and Prison Break on the broadcast side; and The Greatest American Hero for ABC on the development side Still, Newman cautions that revivals[...]
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ABC Developing Indian-American 'Hero,' 'Jetsons' with Live Effects
Continuing the growing wave of nostalgia-equals-money reboots/revivals that we've seen over the past few years, ABC is developing two series that are both unique takes on known names: The Greatest American Hero and The Jetsons Speaking with reporters about the network's upcoming "pilot season" at this week's Television Critics Association (TCA's) press event, Channing Dungey, President[...]
But did you think beyond the press release and social media posts? I'm hoping someone in that writers' room got everyone else to take a break from patting themselves on their backs long enough to see if they had enough "black lives" in that room for their message to "matter." You gotta have representation in[...]
The Greatest American Hero Returns, And This Time She's An Indian-American Woman
Fox's 2015 attempt didn't go so well, but, believe it or not, ABC is taking another crack at reviving The Greatest American Hero But producers Rachna Fruchbom and Nahnatchka Khan have a unique twist: the show's lead will be an Indian-American woman named Meera, rather than the original series' Ralph Hinkley Fruchbom will write the[...]