Snowpiercer Is Being Adapted for TV

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Snowpiercer is being adapted for TV

The 2013 sci-fi climate change action film starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton is getting the TV treatment, with director Bong Joon-ho on board. No word yet on a network home.


The Real Housewives franchise is getting not 1, but 2 spin-offs

The Real Housewives of Potomac will premiere in January, while The Real Housewives of Dallas will debut later next year.


Disney’s CEO, who controls ESPN, is helping build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles

Does CEO Bob Iger’s new position create another conflict of interest?


William Shatner hopes to celebrate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary with a musical

“I’m attempting to sell a 50th anniversary show,” says Shatner, "but so far I’ve had very little luck. Maybe because Paramount’s going to do their own – but I don’t know how they can do their own without me. I’ve never been contacted.”


The Amazing Race to feature social media all-stars, including YouTube’s Tyler Oakley

Next season’s cast will be filled with Viners, vloggers, tweeters, YouTubers, gamers and Instagrammers.


One Life to Live alum Nathaniel Marston is likely a quadriplegic following car crash

Marston’s rep says he’ll “most likely live out his life as a quadriplegic” following the Oct. 30 accident.


Watch Jamie Lee Curtis’ Scream Queens black-and-white Psycho tribute to her mom Janet Leigh

Curtis’ scene last night was filmed in color and black and white. PLUS: Why Scream Queens should be considered bizarro TV.


Why CBS gave Stephen Colbert the prized post-Super Bowl slot

Primetime shows airing in that spot usually don't gain a significant viewership, so CBS decided to try something different.


How the late-night hosts rank among the important 18-49 viewers

Jimmy Fallon and Stephen Colbert are the only late-night hosts to top 1 million in that key demo, while Conan O’Brien is nearly dead last with 299,000 demo viewers.


Bob Newhart returning to The Big Bang Theory

He’ll reprise his Professor Proton role in an episode this season, despite his character's Season 7 death.


Ed Helms sells a restaurant chain comedy to FX

Starters is a dark comedy "set in America’s true underbelly of chemical addiction and appetizers: corporate theme restaurant chains.”


Disney Channel orders a comedy from Lizzie McGuire creator

Young actress Peyton Elizabeth Lee, who’s had roles on Scandal and Shameless, may become the next Hilary Duff with her tween role.


Wicked City ties a demo low for a broadcast series this season

The freshman drama tumbled 43% with its third episode.