Serial Podcast is Becoming a TV Drama Series

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Serial podcast is becoming a TV drama series

Chris Miller and Phil Lord — the duo behind The Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street and The Last Man on Earth — have optioned the rights to make a cable drama that would follow the making of the NPR podcast as it takes on a case. The Hae Min Lee case won’t, however, be part of the proposed TV series.


Some of Project Greenlight’s 13 finalists objected when given last-minute contract terms

The finalists were presented an 18-month first-look agreement that covered “all entertainment projects … which Winner intends to write or originate” the day before the finalists were announced, according to Variety.


Miley Cyrus reveals what outfit she’ll be wearing on SNL

Check out Cyrus’ promos for the Season 41 premiere.


Garbrielle Reece to host NBC fitness competition series Strong

The competition from Sylvester Stallone and The Biggest Loser creator Dave Broome "matches 10 everyday women with the world’s most elite fitness trainers to conquer tough obstacles.”


CBS’ Hunted reality show mashes up Big Brother and The Fugitive

The manhunt reality show will follow two groups: A group of contestants who go on the lam and another group of investigators tasked with finding them.


Jane the Virgin nabs Adam Rodriguez

The CSI: Miami and Magic Mike alum will recur as Jane’s critical writing professor.


A Charlie Brown Christmas to be celebrated on stamps

The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate the stamp collection based on the Charles M. Schultz classic on Thursday.


Michael Madsen is joining Powers as SuperShock

He’ll play the "perfect physical specimen with an unparalleled presence that catapulted him to global fame” on Season 2 of the PlayStation series.


Caitlyn Jenner won’t be charged with manslaughter in fatal crash

The L.A. district attorney said Jenner’s actions weren’t negligent in the Pacific Coast Highway crash in Malibu earlier this year that killed a woman.


Travel Channel orders a show featuring Terry Crews, Jon Cryer and Eric Stonestreet

I Adventure will follow the actors as they travel to special destinations. Travel Channel has also ordered Meter’s Running starring Andrew Zimmern and Could I Live There?


An HLN guest invited to defend Edward Snowden instead discussed Edward Scissorhands

Comedian Jon Hendren of the @fart Twitter account insists he really believed he was there to talk about the Johnny Depp character.


Rob Morrow and Kellli Williams join The Fosters

They’ll recur on the ABC Family series.


David Anders to return to Once Upon a Time as Dr. Whale, AKA Victor Frankenstein

The iZombie star tweeted that “The Doctor Will Be In."


Kate Bosworth to star in a BBC World War II miniseries

SS-GB will explore what would’ve happened to Britain if the Nazis won.


See American Horror Story: Hotel’s poster

Lady Gaga is at the center of the poster showing all this season’s characters.


Watch the trailer for The Returned Season 2

The French Sundance zombie series returns on Halloween.


5 Teamsters indicted for threatening Top Chef in Boston

A U.S. attorney said: “The indictment alleges that a group of rogue Teamsters employed old school thug tactics to get no-work jobs from an out of town production company.”