Articles about NBC
Quantum Leap stars Raymond Lee and Caitlin Bassett speak to DQ about making the NBC time-travel series, taking on their first ever starring roles and the ‘terrifying’ prospect of reviving the classic 1980s show on which it is based.
Director Eduard Parri breaks down his approach to filming Awake, a Russian drama based on the US series of the same name about a police officer stuck between two realities in which either his wife or son are dead.
Executive producer Alex Kurtzman reveals how one of TV’s most storied franchises was brought back to the small screen in the shape of Star Trek: Discovery and Star Trek: Picard, and how the latter takes the sci-fi juggernaut in a new direction.
Showrunner Barry O’Brien outlines his approach to bringing an adaptation of Jeffery Deaver’s acclaimed novel The Bone Collector to NBC, two decades after Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie starred in a big-screen version.
Jeff Rake, creator and showrunner of Manifest, tells DQ about the new series, which forms part of US network NBC’s upcoming fall schedule.
Swedish comedy-drama Bonusfamiljen (The Bonus Family) became an instant hit when it debuted on SVT this year. With a third season already commissioned, co-creators Clara and Felix Herngren reveal how the series was inspired by their own relationship and why they think it can repeat its success overseas.
A small town serves as a sanctuary for a group of people with secrets to hide in supernatural mystery Midnight, Texas. DQ speaks to showrunner Monica Owusu-Breen about adapting Charlaine Harris’ novels and the show’s political parallels.
Writer/producer Jeff Rake reveals how The Mysteries of Laura was adapted for US television, based on an original Spanish-language drama.
The nominations for the 2017 Golden Globes Awards were unveiled this week. As always, Game of Thrones will be the TV show to beat, but there are some strong contenders…
While crime dramas still dominate TV schedules around the world, there’s a groundswell of opinion that it’s time for leading networks to commission a few more upbeat, uplifting series, reports Andy Fry.
Neil Gaiman, Alan Ball, Robert Downey Jr, McG and Zadie Smith are among the high-profile talents in the news, while Vimeo is continuing its expansion into the TV business.
Prequels and sequels are the latest attempt by networks to cut through the clutter of competition. Andy Fry looks at their chances of success, with a Big Bang Theory spin-off among those in the pipeline.
Warner Bros’ iconic DC Comics division has proven a valuable source of scripted TV ideas. This week, we explore the extent of DC’s influence in the free-to-air and cable schedules.
With two of the most anticipated new US shows to his name in dramedy This Is Us and baseball series Pitch, Dan Fogelman is hoping to hit a home run this year.
With legal dramas still in demand, there are reports this week of a new series based on a classic John Grisham novel. Also, plenty of shows are going into development at the big four US networks.
A series of high-profile book rights deals show the importance of book options in securing the services of in-demand screenwriters. Also this week, there’s news of an Argentina-to-US adaptation.
There’s evidence that US networks are still on the hunt for international formats this week following HBO and NBC pickups. Meanwhile, European historical coproductions also continue to attract investment.
The US autumn schedule has begun well for NBC’s This Is Us and CBS’s reboot of MacGyver. However, the new season has been overshadowed by the death of NCIS showrunner Gary Glasberg.
The autumn season has just started in the US – which means TV executives around the world will be watching with interest to see which new dramas live up to their pre-launch hype. This week, we look at some of the network shows that are buzzing.