‘Family Guy’ Takes On Harvey Weinstein & Kevin Spacey Scandals In Emmy Mailer

Family Guy‘s designated Emmy pitchman, Peter Griffin, is back on duty this year with another current events reference in his blunt message to voters. Referring to a scene on the animated comedy about Kevin Spacey and a comment made by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane about Harvey Weinsetin — both years before the sexual harassment scandals involving the Hollywood heavyweights hit last fall.
“We predicted Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weisntein. Open DVD to see who’s next,”…

Family Guy‘s designated Emmy pitchman, Peter Griffin, is back on duty this year with another current events reference in his blunt message to voters. Referring to a scene on the animated comedy about Kevin Spacey and a comment made by Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane about Harvey Weinsetin — both years before the sexual harassment scandals involving the Hollywood heavyweights hit last fall. “We predicted Kevin Spacey and Harvey Weisntein. Open DVD to see who’s next,”…

‘Lethal Weapon’: More On The Incidents & On-Set Environment That Led To Fox Series’ Limbo

They had the makings of America’s next favorite TV duo — popular comedian Damon Wayans and character actor Clayne Crawford taking on the iconic Lethal Weapon roles played by Danny Glover and Mel Gibson in the popular movie franchise. But tw…

They had the makings of America’s next favorite TV duo — popular comedian Damon Wayans and character actor Clayne Crawford taking on the iconic Lethal Weapon roles played by Danny Glover and Mel Gibson in the popular movie franchise. But two seasons into the Lethal Weapon series, they are hardly speaking to each other. Following the quick flame-out of the Rush Hour reboot on CBS, expectations were low for Lethal Weapon.The series created by Matt Miller exceeded them and…

‘American Princess’: Georgia Flood To Topline Lifetime Series From Jenji Kohan & Jamie Denbo; Lucas Neff & 3 More Cast

Georgia Flood (Anzac Girls, Wentworth Prison) has landed the lead in American Princess, Lifetime’s straight-to-series drama from Jenji Kohan, Jamie Denbo and Tara Herrmann. In addition, Lucas Neff (Raising Hope), Seana Kofoed (Flaked), Rory O’Mal…

Georgia Flood (Anzac Girls, Wentworth Prison) has landed the lead in American Princess, Lifetime’s straight-to-series drama from Jenji Kohan, Jamie Denbo and Tara Herrmann. In addition, Lucas Neff (Raising Hope), Seana Kofoed (Flaked), Rory O'Malley (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend) and Mary Hollis Inboden (The Real O'Neals) round out the cast. Production on the 10-episode series, from A+E Studios and Global Road Entertainment, is slated to begin this summer in Los Angeles. Created…

SPT Names Ana Bond Managing Director International Production Latin America

Ana Bond has joined Sony Pictures TV as SVP and managing director, international production, Latin America. She succeeds Angélica Guerra, who left last month to go Apple.
Bons, who comes from W Studios, will be based in Miami and will oversee the compa…

Ana Bond has joined Sony Pictures TV as SVP and managing director, international production, Latin America. She succeeds Angélica Guerra, who left last month to go Apple. Bons, who comes from W Studios, will be based in Miami and will oversee the company’s production business across the region, including SPT’s joint venture entities Teleset in Colombia and Floresta in Brazil. She will report to Wayne Garvie, president of international production at SPT. “Ana's a…

Amazon Developing ‘Girl Waits With Gun’ Drama Series From Jennifer Crittenden, Gabrielle Allan & Elizabeth Banks

Amazon has put in development hourlong drama series Girl Waits With Gun, based on Amy Stewart’s bestselling book, from writers Jennifer Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan (Veep). The project, which has a pilot option, hails from Elizabeth Banks and M…

Amazon has put in development hourlong drama series Girl Waits With Gun, based on Amy Stewart’s bestselling book, from writers Jennifer Crittenden and Gabrielle Allan (Veep). The project, which has a pilot option, hails from Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman’s Brownstone Productions, Warner Bros. TV and Amazon Studios. Penned by Crittenden and Allan, Girl Waits With Gun is inspired by the true story of Constance Kopp who, years before women had the right to vote, own…

YouTube Orders Lou Pearlman Documentary About Disgraced Music Producer From Lance Bass & Craig Piligian

YouTube has ordered The Lou Pearlman Project (working title), a documentary about the rise and fall of Lou Pearlman, the notorious record producer and convicted fraudster who was behind such successful boy bands as *NSYNC, and Backstreet Boys.*NSYNC me…

YouTube has ordered The Lou Pearlman Project (working title), a documentary about the rise and fall of Lou Pearlman, the notorious record producer and convicted fraudster who was behind such successful boy bands as *NSYNC, and Backstreet Boys.*NSYNC member Lance Bass serves as an executive producer on the project, from Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Media Group, a Lionsgate company, which is set for premiere later this year on YouTube Red. The docu details the story of Lou…

‘The Oath’ Renewed For Season 2 By Sony Crackle

On the heels of The Oath‘s successful debut last month, Sony Crackle has ordered a second season of the crime drama series created by Joe Halpin and executive produced by Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. The news is being announced today at the network&…

On the heels of The Oath‘s successful debut last month, Sony Crackle has ordered a second season of the crime drama series created by Joe Halpin and executive produced by Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson. The news is being announced today at the network’s upfront presentation at Sony Headquarters in New York. According to Crackle, The Oath is the platform’s most-watched new original series with the highest retention rate, episode to episode, of any Sony Crackle original. Created…