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Weeds 4.20: Sequel Series Key as Lionsgate Takes Series to Syndication

Weeds 4.20: Sequel Series Key as Lionsgate Takes Series to Syndication

Having scored impressively with its global licensing deals for Mad Men, Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer revealed this week that Mary Louise Parker-starrer Weeds will be the company's next big push: "We’re readying our next big property Weeds for syndication in the fall." The company (which also includes Netflix's Orange Is the New Black and STARZ's[...]

Ratched Preview &#8211 Sit Back and Relax: This Will Only Hurt a Little

Ratched Preview – Sit Back and Relax: This Will Only Hurt a Little

The fourth and final season would blend Cuckoo’s Nest into the narrative.[caption id="attachment_1243497" align="aligncenter" width="600"] A look at Ratched (Image: Netflix)[/caption]Joining Paulson on the series are Jon Jon Briones (Sons of Anarchy), Charlie Carver (The Leftovers), Judy Davis (Feud), Harriet Harris  (Nurse Betty), Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City), Hunter Parrish (Weeds), Amanda Plummer (Pulp Fiction), Corey Stoll (The Strain), Sharon Stone (Casino) Finn Wittrock (American Horror Story), Rosanna[...]

Weeds: STARZ Scores Mary Louise Parker-Starring Sequel Series

"Weeds": STARZ Scores Mary Louise Parker-Starring Sequel Series

Weeds, the hit satire that helped define Showtime and served to influence a number of shows considered modern classics today is now in development for a sequel series at cable network STARZ.The show ran for eight seasons (from 2005 to 2012) and starred Mary Louise-Parker as a suburban widow who decides to become a marijuana[...]

68 Whiskey: Ron Howard Directing Dark Military Comedy Pilot for Paramount Network

'68 Whiskey': Ron Howard Directing Dark Military Comedy Pilot for Paramount Network

Adapted from the Israeli television series Charlie Golf One, the project stems from Academy Award winner Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s Imagine Television Studios and CBS TV Studios; with the pilot directed by Howard and written by The Brink co-creator Roberto Benabib (Weeds).[caption id="attachment_881105" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: yes Studios[/caption]The series 68 Whiskey follows a multicultural[...]

Jim Carrey Sings of Socks and Love in Heartbreaking New Kidding Teaser from Showtime

Jim Carrey Sings of Socks and Love in Heartbreaking New 'Kidding' Teaser from Showtime

Directed by Gondry and set to premiere on the cable network on September 9, the series also stars Judy Greer (I’m Sorry), Catherine Keener (Get Out, Death to Smoochy), Frank Langella (The Americans, Frost/Nixon) and Justin Kirk (Weeds); with Carrey, Gondry, Dave Holstein, Jason Bateman (Arrested Development, Ozark), Jim Garavente, Raffi Adlan, and Michael Aguilar[...]

Orange Is the New Black Season 6 Teaser Goes To the Max with July Premiere Date

Orange Is the New Black Season 6 Teaser Goes "To the Max" with July Premiere Date

[caption id="attachment_860649" align="aligncenter" width="556"] Credit: Netflix[/caption]Looks like Orange Is the New Black fans won't have to wait much longer to learn the fates of Piper (Taylor Schilling), Crazy Eyes (Uzo Aduba), Red (Kate Mulgrew), and the other inmates and staff of Litchfield Penitentiary. Netflix tweeted a teaser for the series' upcoming sixth season (running under the tagline of “Bye[...]

Weeds Justin Kirk Returns to Showtime in Jim Carrey Series Kidding

Weeds' Justin Kirk Returns to Showtime in Jim Carrey Series 'Kidding'

[caption id="attachment_811397" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]What do weed, a children's television show, and Showtime have in common? Actor Justin Kirk (Weeds), who is set to star opposite Jim Carrey (The Truman Show), Judy Greer (I'm Sorry), Catherine Keener (Get Out, Death to Smoochy) and Frank Langella (The Americans, Frost/Nixon) in the premium cabler's[...]

Ryan Murphy Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

Ryan Murphy Signs Exclusive Multi-Year Deal with Netflix

Murphy is the latest in a series of creative deals set by Netflix, which also includes Grey’s Anatomy‘s Shonda Rhimes, Friends‘ Marta Kauffman and Weeds’ Jenji Kohan.Deadline Hollywood [caption id="attachment_792655" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com[/caption]In what many are calling one of the largest creative contracts in television ever, Emmy, Golden Globe and Peabody Award-winning[...]

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy and Twin Peaks

The Weekly Static Interviews: Patrick Fischler of Happy! and Twin Peaks

Together they also raise Roscoe and Lady, local rescue dogs. [caption id="attachment_762500" align="aligncenter" width="252"] Credit: Sharp & Associates[/caption]TV Shows You've Seen Him In: DirecTV’s Kingdom; Showtime's Shameless, Dice, Weeds and Californication; HBO's Silicon Valley, Veep and Curb Your Enthusiasm; USA's Suits; AMC's Mad Men; ABC's Lost, Scandal, Fresh Off the Boat and Grey’s Anatomy; NBC’s Law & Order: SVU; CBS' Criminal[...]