crime drama


'Power' Season 6: Popular STARZ Crime Drama Ending; Spinoffs Planned

‘Power’ Season 6: Popular STARZ Crime Drama Ending; Spinoffs Planned

Fans of STARZ‘s long-running underworld crime drama Power have some serious “good news/bad news” issues to deal with this week. On one hand, the Courtney Kemp created and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson executive produced series is set to end its run with its upcoming 15-episode sixth season starting August 25. But out of the ashes […]

NYPD Blue: Alona Tal Joins ABC Revival Series as 15th Precinct Detective

Alona Tal (SEAL Team, Hand of God) is getting a transfer to ABC‘s 15th Precinct, with the actress set to join the network’s revival pilot for NYPD Blue. Tal will play Detective Nicole Lazarus, one of the detectives working out of the famed precinct. Nicole has a tangled personal life: as her soon-to-be-ex-husband divorces her […]


The Byrdes are Back in Town in Netflix’s ‘Ozark’ Season 2 Teaser

Wendy (Laura Linney) and Marty (Jason Bateman) consider the consequences of their season 1 actions – but they might need to put their conversation on hold as Netflix‘s second-season teaser for Ozark hints at a much larger danger coming home to roost for The Byrdes. Set to return to the streaming service on August 31, […]

Showtime Orders Kevin Bacon Crime Drama ‘City On A Hill’ to Series

Kevin Bacon (The Following, I Love Dick) and Showtime are heading back to the brutal streets of early ’90s Boston in City On A Hill, a 12-episode crime drama series co-starring Underground‘s Aldis Hodge. Written by Chuck MacLean (Boston Strangler) from an original idea by Ben Affleck (Good Will Hunting); and directed by Michael Cuesta […]

ABC’s Rookie Preview Highlights Nathan Fillion’s Nervous “New Blood” Cop

Following up on yesterday’s official announcement that Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley‘s light crime drama series The Rookie has received a series order, ABC is sharing a teaser look at the upcoming Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly) series. Written by Hawley and directed by Liz Friedlander, the project was the subject of a “competitive situation” that resulted in […]


Nathan Fillion’s ‘The Rookie’ Gets Its Series Start at ABC

Castle fans barely had time to mourn the loss of star Nathan Fillion‘s presence from their ABC screens (there was Modern Family, but that wasn’t the same…) before today’s news that the network has given a formal series order to Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley‘s light crime drama series The Rookie. Written by Hawley and directed […]


USA Orders ‘Bourne’ Franchise Spin-off, Denis Leary Crime Series and Two Additional Pilots

USA Network has given the green light to four hour-long scripted pilots, all hailing from Universal Cable Productions. The four projects represent a cross-section of themes, including a spin-off From Universal’s Bourne film franchise; a crime thriller-with-a-twist starring and co-created by Denis Leary (Rescue Me); a Texas border town crime thriller from Mr. Robot‘s Sam Esmail; and […]

Starz Renews Power for Season 6; Sets Season 5 Premiere for July

Starz gave Power fans a double-dose of good news on Tuesday, announcing that the Courtney Kemp-created crime drama series will premiere Season 5 on Sunday, July 1 at 9 p.m ET/8 p.m. CT.; and that the series has been renewed for a sixth season, which will see executive producer Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson making his […]

ABC’s Deception: Jack Cutmore-Scott Talks Cameron, Cooper, and More!

It’s mid-season series premiere time, and ABC is hoping it has a new trick up its sleeve (spoiler: probably won’t be the last magic pun) in action/drama-series-with-a-twist Deception. From the creative minds of writer/executive producer Chris Fedak (Chuck) and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, and Sarah Schechter, Deception takes one of those righteously cool concepts […]

ABC’s Deception: Ilfenesh Hadera Talks Magic, #MeToo, and More

It’s mid-season series premiere time, and ABC is hoping it has a new trick up its sleeve (spoiler: probably won’t be the last magic pun) in action/drama-series-with-a-twist Deception. From the creative minds of writer/executive producer Chris Fedak (Chuck) and executive producers Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, and Sarah Schechter, Deception takes one of those righteously cool concepts […]

The Rookie: Ray Donovan’s Alyssa Diaz Joins ABC Drama Series

The precinct at ABC‘s The Rookie continues to get crowded, with word that Ray Donovan‘s Alyssa Diaz has been charged as a series regular in the light crime drama series. Written by former Castle executive producer/co-showrunner Alexi Hawley and executive produced by series star Nathan Fillion (Castle), the Mark Gordon/Entertainment One and ABC Studios production also […]

Dennis Lehane’s ‘Gone Baby Gone’ Series Gets Fox Pilot Order

Private detectives Kenzie and Gennaro might be getting a little more than two hours to crack the case this time, with Fox announcing a pilot order for an untitled drama series based on Dennis Lehane‘s best-selling 1998 novel Gone Baby Gone. Black Sails‘ Robert Levine will write the pilot; and executive produce the project with […]

Seven Seconds: Netflix Releases Trailer for Regina King Crime Series

Seven seconds. On one hand, it seems like such a short amount of time to decide between doing what’s right and doing what’s right for right now. Now count out seven seconds to yourself, and suddenly those “quick” seven seconds can feel like a lifetime in your head. Time, the choices that we make, and […]

Narcos EP José Padilha Sets New Series The Mechanism at Netflix

Narcos co-creator and executive producer José Padilha (Elite Squad) is extending his stay at Netflix, with the streaming service releasing the first official trailer for his upcoming thriller series The Mechanism. Working from a script by Elena Soarez (Filhos do Carnaval), the eight-episode season is inspired by one of the biggest corruption scandals in Brazil’s history; focusing […]

AMC Sets Fear the Walking Dead, Badlands, McMafia Premiere Dates

The parade of network and streaming service announcements rolled along on Saturday, with AMC setting premiere dates for one new and two returning series; as well as the next subject in their AMC Visionaries series. Taking their turn at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press event in Pasadena, California, updates included: new international thriller McMafia bowing […]

Netflix Readies Japanese Animated Series Aggrestuko, B: The Beginning

A new year brings a new lineup of international original animation from Netflix, with the streaming giant looking to build upon the success of last summer’s slate of original series: Devilman Crybaby, Saint Seiya and Baki. Working with some of Japan’s top animation production, Netflix is readying a series based on popular Sanrio character Retsuko; and […]

Versace Family Condemns Ryan Murphy’s American Crime Story

With a little more than a week to go before the series premiere, the family of late fashion designer Gianni Versace are making it clear that they are not fans of FX‘s American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. Set to bow on January 17th, the family is launching a five-alarm public relations assault against what […]