It's those '70s shows for CBS and Showtime, as the two networks are tapping the swinging era for a pair of new projects.
CBS is heading for the hills of the City by the Bay with a remake of The Streets of San Francisco, says The Hollywood Reporter, following the popular trend that has seen retro properties such as Knight Rider, Transformers, Beverly Hills, 90210, and The Bionic Woman refitted for the small and big screen.
The original drama, which ran from 1972 to 1977, followed a pair of San Francisco cops, played by Karl Malden and Michael Douglas, as they investigated incidents in the city. The reboot will stay true to the original, according to the show's writers.
CBS's pay-cable net, Showtime, is also going in the wayback machine with Studio, a drama focused on Studio 54, the infamous, drug-fueled disco club that was the place ...Read more
The buzz toward this year's Emmys is getting louder, and what better way to stoke interest in an event that is still several months away than by releasing lists of people who might be nominated?
The Academy took an interesting step this year and announced the shortlists for contenders in the Best Drama and Comedy categories, but now we're back to business as usual, and The Los Angeles Times has leaked a few more lists of Emmy hopefuls.
The paper's Tom O'Neil--the guru of all awards shows--has revealed the 10 (actually, an unusual 11 in two of the three cases) finalists for Emmy consideration in the Best Comedy Actress, Best Supporting Drama Actress, and Best Supporting Drama Actor categories, and there are a few major head-scratchers.
The Best Comedy Actress shortlist features many familiar faces: 30 Rock's Tina Fey, Weeds' Mary-Louise Parker, New Adventures of ...Read more