Universal Cable Productions’ second annual Pitch Fest has yielded two potential series from writers Erin Wood and David Merritt II. Futures is centered around five brilliant millennials, who discover they are each owned by private shareholders who are banking on their future. The Haints is a gritty sci-fi thriller set in the early 90’s where six African-American teens […]
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Universal Cable Introduces Powerful Slate; Has Big Presence at Comic-Con 2017!
Universal Cable Productions has announced a slate of developing programming that looks to be pretty powerful: Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Cycle, Hugh Howey’s Sand, Kurt Vonnegut’s Sirens of Titan, Roger Zelazny’s Lord of Light and Welcome to Hitchcock – a series inspired by the great filmmaker. Also, this week, UCP is showcasing a wealth of […]
Universal Cable Productions and Dark Horse Entertainment Renew First-Look Deal Announce Mind MGMT!
Universal Cable Productions and Dark Horse Entertainment have renewed their first-look deal The companies announce developments of several projects – including Matt Kindt’s Mind MGMT, Jennie Wood’s Flutter, hit podcasts Tanis and The Bright Sessions – for television.
John Carpenter Signs Overall Deal with UCP – Developing Tales for a Halloween Night for TV!
The master of all things genre, writer/composer/director John Carpenter has signed an overall deal with Universal Cable Productions that will see him create, develop and executive produce projects with UCP for NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment as well as other networks and streaming services. UCP and Carpenter are already in development on “Tales for a Halloween Night” for SYFY. […]
Creepypasta Antholgy Series Channel Zero Earns Third & Fourth Installments!
Channel Zero: Candle Cove wound up on a number of Best of TV lists last year, earning it a second season – No-End House, which will premiere in October. Today Syfy and Universal Cabel Productions announced the horror anthology series has been picked up for two more installments.
UCP Aims for Diversity with Its Second Annual Pitch Fest!
Universal Cable Productions has announced its Second Annual Pitch Fest – to be held in April. The idea behind the pitch fest is that it’s an open forum for undiscovered storytellers looking to pitch the next great television series. “Diversity is central to our Pitch Fest theme this year, as we continue to seek out […]
Syfy Orders High-Octane Grindhouse-Style Blood Drive Series!
Syfy and Universal Cable Productions are bringing the grindhouse into our homes with Blood Drive, a high-octane series given a 13-episode order by the network and produced by UCP. According to the press release, Blood Drive is ‘set in a near-apocalyptic future’ and ‘centers around LA’s last good cop who is forced to join a […]
Syfy Adapting Dan Simmons’ Epic Novel Hyperion!
Dan Simmons’ epic sci-fi novel Hyperion is being developed as an event series by Syfy. Bradley Cooper and Todd Phillips (22nd and Green) will executive produce with Graham King (GK Films). Boardwalk Empire’s Itamar Moses will write the series. The story follows seven pilgrims who set out on a quest to find the answers to […]
No Monkeying Around Here – Syfy Orders Second Season of 12 Monkeys!
Syfy’s adaptation of the Terry Gilliam film 12 Monkeys has succeeded in earning a second season. The network announced today that it has ordered a second season to air in 2016. For more, follow the jump.
Jim Uhls Takes Spin For Syfy!
Jim Uhls (Fight Club, Semper Fi, Jumper) will be adapting Robert Charles Wilson’s Hugo-winning sci-fi novel Spin as a six-hour miniseries for Syfy. Spin is the first part of a trilogy that also includes Axis and Vortex. The novel has a young scientist attempting to save humanity from impending apocalypse via a black cloud that […]