NBC’s two new Thursday shows – Whitney [9:30/8:30C] and Prime Suspect [10/9C] – couldn’t be more different. Whitney, based on the comedy of Whitney Cummings, isn’t even the best show from her this fall [that would be 2 Broke Girls on another network], while Prime Suspect is a decent procedural so loosely adapted from […]
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Sneak Peek: NBC’s Prime Suspect – They Might Just Pull This Off!
Anyone who has seen Lynda LaPlante’s Prime Suspect might wonder how NBC, an American broadcast network, could possibly pull off an adaptation where there could be no nudity, no cussing and considerably less all-around nastiness. To them , I need only saw two things: Homicide: Life on the Streets, and Peter Berg [Friday Night Lights […]
NBC Taking Risks As It Implements New 2011-12 Schedule!
As the network with the biggest need to attain credibility with the American public, is going for it! The network’s new drama schedule runs the gamut from traditional to way, way out there, with The Firm, a sequel to John Grisham’s The Firm, and an adaptation of Lynda LaPlante’s brilliant U.K. series, Prime Suspect. […]
NBC Casts Maria Bello In North American Version Of Prime Suspect!
Maria Bello is in final negotiations to fill Dame Helen Mirren’s metaphorically sizable shoes as Jane Tennison in the pilot for NBC’s take on the English crime classic, Prime Suspect according to The Hollywood Reporter. The British series, which found Tennison rising in the ranks of Britain’s Metropolitan Police – despite office sexism and her […]
TELEVISION: What Now, for NBC? Lotsa New Stuff! Like The Rockford Files!!!
Now that NBC has given up trying to reinvent television by trying to cram late-night programming down the throats of its primetime audience, whatever will they do next? Well, one idea might be to hustle a bunch of new scripted series [The Rockford Files is new?] through development and onto the screens of their now […]