miniseries




FX Adapting James Clavell’s Feudal Japan Novel ‘Shogun’ as 10-Episode Limited Series

After nearly four decades since NBC’s award-winning miniseries event helped firmly cement the “event series” in the television landscape, FX is ordering a 10-episode limited series adaptation of James Clavell‘s best-selling novel Shogun. Announced by FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf during today’s Televison Critics Association’s (TCA) summer press event, the project is set to […]

HBO’s ‘Sharp Objects’ Trailer: For Amy Adams, Home is Where the Hurt Is

Amy Adams‘ Camille Preaker can appreciate the idea of not being able to go home again; but in the official trailer for HBO‘s eight-episode limited series adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s Sharp Objects, “home” doesn’t look too happy to see her, either. Adapted by Marti Noxon (Dietland) and directed by Big Little Lies‘ Jean-Marc Vallée, the […]

Steven Spielberg, Javier Bardem Bring ‘Cortes’ to Life as Amazon Limited Series

The epic saga of legendary conqueror Hernan Cortes has found a home at Amazon Studios, with Oscar winner Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men) set to lead the four-hour miniseries Cortes. Developed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg (Ready Player One) through Amblin Television, the project is created for series television by Oscar-winning Schindler’s List writer Steven […]

Gabrielle Dennis to Play Whitney Houston in BET Bobby Brown Biopic

As the network examines the life of veteran R&B/pop singer Bobby Brown post-New Edition, BET has announced that Rosewood‘s Gabrielle Dennis (Girls Trip) will portray iconic singer Whitney Houston in the two-part miniseries The Bobby Brown Story. Set to premiere in September 2018, the project began production this week in Atlanta; written by Abdul Williams (Lottery Ticket, The […]

Waco: Paramount Network Releases New, Weinstein-less Trailer

Less than two months after the release of the limited series’ first trailer, the Paramount Network has released a second trailer for Waco. Now while we definitely get some new scenes from the miniseries to chew on, there’s also a major difference that you might not realize at first viewing. Unlike the first trailer, the […]

The Bobby Brown Story: Woody McClain Returns For BET Miniseries

In another example of “art imitating life,” actor Woody McClain (Training Day, Tales) is looking at 2018 to leave his fellow boy band actors behind and go solo. Following up on the ratings success of BET‘s miniseries The New Edition Story, McClain will reprise his role as the R&B/pop singer in the network’s two-part followup […]