Somehow, if CMT was going to get into the scripted TV game by rescuing Nashville off ABC, it makes almost too much sense a Varsity Blues TV series would follow. The 1999 Texas football favorite is officially huddling up for a TV reboot, regardless of whether or not you want its life.
Crowd-funding helped make Justin Simien’s Dear White People movie into the cultural success it became, but why stop there? Netflix has officially given a series order to a new Dear White People series extending the brand, with Simien onboard to write and direct.
FX’s Louie may be on extended hiatus, but Louis C.K. himself is taking no breaks. The revered comedian surprisingly released the first episode of a new Cheers-type comedy over the weekend, Horace and Pete, starring the likes of Steve Buscemi, Alan Alda, Jessica Lange and more.