Hello, Clarice—NBC orders 13 episodes of Hannibal series

By Trent Moore, Source: One of the creepiest characters of all time is coming to the small screen, as NBC has ordered 13 episodes of Hannibal, based on author Thomas Harris’ cannibal killer series. The show will be based on Harris’ novel Red Dragon, which was a prequel to


Doctor Who‘s Russell T. Davies has found his next project. Variety reports that the screenwriter is taking on Aliens vs. Wizards, with the help of BBC and FremantleMedia Enterprises. The story “depicts the clash between young wizard, Tom Clarke, and aggressive aliens, the Nekross.” The 12-part series was created by Davies and

AMC Expands The Walking Dead to 16 Episodes for Third Season

by Kevin Melrose, AMC announced over the weekend that Season 3 of The Walking Dead will consist of 16 episodes, an increase from this season’s 13. The first season of the hit drama, based on the long-running Image Comic series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie Adlard, contained

The guys who wrote Green Lantern are tackling Green Arrow next

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Perhaps sensing a distinct lack of archers on the TV schedule, the CW is rapidly developing a series around millionaire vigilante Green Arrow—who patrols Star City armed with an array of arrow-based trickery—and a trio of superhero-tested writers are in the driver’s seat. Greg Berlanti

10 To Watch in 2012: Television

by Chris Arrant, Newsarama Contributor, Source:; In the past decade, television has gone through a renaissance. While formulaic situation comedies still exist, there’s been a marked rise in the number of quality television programs both on network and cable television. We’ve seen genre shows like Lost, Battlestar Galactica and

Fables creator sounds off on Once Upon A Time’s ‘similarities’

By Marc Bernardin, Source: Ever since ABC’s Once Upon a Time premiered earlier this fall, sharp-eyed viewers have notice that it bears a rather striking resemblance to the long-running, fairy-tale-centric Vertigo comic Fables, which was optioned by ABC a few years back. Now, Fables’ creator Bill Willingham gives us

‘Doctor Who’ moving to autumn, confirms Steven Moffat

By Paul Millar, Digital Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has confirmed plans for the sci-fi drama to air in the autumn next year. The 50-year-old, writing in Doctor Who Magazine, dismissed the possibility of the show airing during the summer. Moffat said: “Doctor Who in the summer? All that

‘Grimm’ gets full season pickup, special Thursday airing

by James Hibberd, Source: NBC is giving a full-season pickup to Friday night supernatural drama Grimm. The show just became the only new NBC hour-long series to get a “back nine” episode order this fall. “We are very pleased to be making a full-season commitment for Grimm,” said NBC

Matt Smith – Making Doctor Who Seventh Series And A 50th Anniversary Special

by Brendon Connelly, Soucre: Bleeding Speaking on BBC Breakfast right now, Matt Smith has just spelled out his outstanding commitment to Doctor Who: they start filming in February for 14 new episodes, comprising “a full series”, a Christmas special, and a 50th anniversary special. That’s 50th anniversary special singular,

Erica Durance gets to be David E. Kelley’s Wonder Woman after all

By Matthew Jackson, Source: David E. Kelley wanted to make a Wonder Woman TV show, and failed. Smallville fans wanted Erica Durance to play Wonder Woman, but couldn’t make it happen. Now, both parties are getting their wish … kind of. Durance will return to American TV (she’s got

Lucasfilm domain registration reveals mystery Star Wars project

By Matthew Jackson, Source: We all know that George Lucas and his loyal Lucasfilm army are going to keep expanding the Star Wars universe until the zombie apocalypse. But even with that knowledge, we can’t help getting excited when the slightest detail reveals itself. Today we found out that

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