CBS has ordered TKO (working title) – a competition series which features a contestant racing through an obstacle course while other contestants try to prevent them – from Mark Burnett (creator of Survivor).
With his gigs on AMC, Comedy Central and NBC, Chris Hardwick is ubiquitous these days.
Now Harwick is set to host and co-executive produce a new six-episode NBC series that will the highlight groundbreaking scientific and technological advances that are shaping the future – The Awesome Show.
Each episode of The Awesome Show will be a rollercoaster ride through the world of innovation as told by the people who are shaping it and whose lives are affected by it.
Turner Broadcasting, Intel and Mark Burnett are looking for the next smart, connected consumer device. To that end TBS and Burnett are launching America’s Greatest Makers (working title) – a series encouraging makers ‘to develop the next big innovation.’
Semi-finalists will be decided through digitally and socially driven content in the early stages of the process, with the semifinals will begin on the TBS series.
Cote de Pablo, the much loved Ziva David in CBS drama NCIS, has been tapped to star in CBS miniseries, The Dovekeepers. Based on Alice Hoffman’s bestseller about the Siege of Masada, The Dovekeepers comes from producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, who produced the 10-hour miniseries The Bible for History.
The novel tells the story of four women whose lives intersect during the siege. De Pablo will play Shirah, a fiercely independent single mother. The Dovekeepers will be broadcast in 2015. For more, follow the jump.