Television Critics Association


Showtime Confirms Master Chief as Lead Character in Live-Action ‘Halo’ Series

Taking their turn in the spotlight during this year’s Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event, Showtime used the occasion to confirm that Master Chief will in fact be the main character in the cable giant’s 10-episode scripted drama series based on Microsoft‘s Halo video game franchise. Showtime President of Programming Gary Levine confirmed the news to IGN […]

‘One Dollar’ Proves a Deadly Price to Pay in First CBS All Access Teaser

If you thought CBS All Access‘ turn at the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) summer press event was only about Star Trek, fairy tales, Murphy Brown, and The Big Bang Theory, then you almost missed out on your first look at what could be the surprise hit of the session: mystery-drama series One Dollar. Set to […]

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The Big Bang Theory: CBS in “Preliminary Discussions” for Additional Seasons

With CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory heading into its 12th season (and final season of the cast’s recent two-year contracts), fans, television critics, and industry insiders assumed the most recent contract negotiations were the last. Now comes word out of today’s Television Critics Association (TCA) summer press event that the network is in negotiations with […]

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FX CEO John Landgraf on ‘Deadpool’ Animated Series: Marvel “Didn’t Want to Do the Show That Donald and Stephen [Glover] Wrote”

When news broke in March 2018 that FX was not going forward with its animated adult action-comedy series Marvel’s Deadpool from Atlanta‘s Donald Glover and writer Stephen Glover, fans were wondering how what seemed like a no-brainer programming-wise could fall apart. Serving as an adaptation of the hit Marvel character, the project received a 10-episode straight-to-series […]


FX Renews ‘American Horror Story’ for Season 10; Discusses Show’s Future

Nothing wrong with having a little job security – even if your job involves scaring the living bejsus out of people on a regular basis. Looks like American Horror Story fans can pencil themselves in for another round of frights for Fall 2020 (tentatively), with FX using the occasion of their Television Critics Association (TCA) […]


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 […]

FX’s Fargo Taps Chris Rock to Lead 1950’s Kansas City, Missouri Set Season 4

And like that, we have a fourth season of FX‘s Fargo. As part of a series of announcements stemming from the cable network as part of their Television Critics Association’s (TCA) summer press tour event, FX Networks and FX Productions CEO John Landgraf announced that comedian/actor/author Chris Rock (Top Five) will headline Noah Hawley‘s Emmy award-winning series as head […]

9-1-1 Season 2: Jennifer Love Hewitt Answers an 8.2 Magnitude Call in Fox Trailer

With Fox taking its turn at this summer Television Critics Association’s (TCA) summer press tour, we’re getting a first-look trailer for the second season of Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, and Tim Minear‘s emergency drama series 9-1-1. In the video below, fans get their first look at new series lead Jennifer Love Hewitt‘s (The Client List) emergency dispatch […]

Netflix VP Cindy Holland on Saving ‘Lucifer’, Cancelling ‘Everything Sucks’, Status of ‘Shadowhunters’, and More

Between announcing new projects and addressing issues surrounding series such as Insatiable and 13 Reasons Why, Netflix had a very active Sunday session at this summer’s Television Critics Association‘s (TCA) press tour. During a portion of her meeting with the media, Netflix’s Vice-President of Original Content Cindy Holland offered updates and some perspective on the cancellations […]

Netflix’s ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’ to Cast Premiere Spell in October

On a stage filled with Sabrina lookalikes performing for the crowd, Netflix formally announced that Chilling Adventures of Sabrina will work its 10-episode magic across the streaming service on October 26th. Riverdale‘s Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa penned the script for the series and serves as executive producer alongside Riverdale collaborators Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Archie Comics CEO Jon Goldwater […]


Maniac: Netflix Releases Teaser for Cary Fukunaga Dark Comedy Series with Jonah Hill, Emma Stone

Netflix kept the announcement machine rolling along at this summer’s Television Critics Association‘s (TCA) with our first official teaser for Maniac, the streaming service’s new 10-episode half-hour comedy series from director Cary Fukunaga (Beasts of No Nation, True Detective). Based on the original 2014 Norwegian series, the series stars Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street) […]


Amazon: Matthew Weiner’s ‘The Romanoffs’ Teaser Lists Previously Unannounced Guest Stars

After months of casting announcements and as much drama behind the scenes as in front of the camera, Amazon Prime Video has released the first official teaser for The Romanoffs, a contemporary anthology series created, written, directed, and executive produced by Emmy award winner Matthew Weiner (Mad Men). Set to premiere on the streaming service on Friday, October 12, […]

AMC Unleashes ‘Eli Roth’s History of Horror’ in October; Unloads ‘The Little Drummer Girl’ in November

AMC kept the announcements rolling at their Television Critics Association (TCA) meeting on Saturday, revealing that Park Chan-wook’s adaptation of John le Carré’s best-selling book The Little Drummer Girl will premiere in November 2018.  Fans of horror won’t be disappointed when October rolls around, with AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror haunting the cable network […]


Amazon Studios Greenlights Drama Series ‘The Expatriates,’ Horror Event ‘THEM,’ and VR Comedy ‘Upload’

With the summer’s Television Critics Association (TCA) sessions currently underway, Amazon Studios is upping its programming slate by announcing three new series. Series receiving a greenlight include drama The Expatriates from Nicole Kidman’s Blossom Films and based on the best-selling novel by Janice Y.K Lee; a two-season commitment to horror series THEM from Lena Waithe and […]

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YouTube Confirms: Viewers Really, Really Liked ‘Cobra Kai’ – A Lot!

Riding high off of the success of the first season of Cobra Kai, YouTube‘s Susanne Daniels, global head of original content, discussed how the The Karate Kid continuation series best represents the streaming service’s programming philosophy; the extent of the series’ popularity; and it’s surprising Emmy nomination. Speaking at their Television Critics Association (TCA) executive seesion on […]