TV News Roundup: August 22, 2016
- Netflix picks up Key comedy
- Another reboot coming to the CW
- IFC series sets end date
- Hulu goes Marvel
Netflix has picked the comedy FRIENDS FROM COLLEGE and will star Keegan-Michael Key and Cobie Smulders. The initial order is for eight episodes.
Passing of Jack Riley:
Character actor Jack Riley, best know as Mr. Carlin on THE BOB NEWHART SHOW, passed away at the age of 80.
LOST BOYS series:
The CW is developing a TV adaptation series of the 80's vampire series, THE LOAST BOYS, ROB THOMAS, (Veronica Mars) is leading the project.
BANG! BANG! is Done! Done!:
The IFC comedy series, COMEDY BANG! BANG!, will end after its 5th season. The finale episode is currently scheduled to air on December 10, 2016.
Discovery GO on Roku:
Discovery has launched is TV Everywhere app, DISCOVERY GO, on the Roku streaming devices.
Hulu gets Marvel franchise:
The never ending expation of the Marvel universe will now include Hulu and the series RUNAWAYS,