ABC’s Marvel’s ‘The Inhumans’ Series to Debut Exclusively at IMAX Theaters in Septemer


IMAX Corp., Marvel Television, a unit of Marvel Entertainment, and Disney|ABC Television Group today announced an innovative agreement to exclusively premiere the new ABC series “Marvel’s The Inhumans” in IMAX commercial theatres, marking the first time a live-action television series has debuted in this manner.

Under the agreement, a version of the first two episodes of Marvel Television’s new series “Marvel’s The Inhumans” – produced in conjunction with ABC Studios and filmed entirely with IMAX digital cameras – will run worldwide exclusively in IMAX for two weeks at the beginning of September 2017. ABC plans to then premiere the weekly series in fall, with additional exclusive content that can only be seen on the network.

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Raven-Symone Developing ‘That’s So Raven’ Spin-off for Disney Channel

Disney Channel and Raven-Symoné are developing and beginning preliminary casting for a family sitcom that will continue the story of her character from the iconic series “That’s So Raven” for a new generation of kids, tweens and families. Raven will both executive produce and reprise her role of the fan-favorite character Raven Baxter. Longtime writer/producer partners Scott Thomas and Jed Elinoff (Disney Channel’s “Best Friends Whenever,” Emmy nominees for “R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour”) are working on the development of the untitled spin-off series.

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‘Muppet Babies’ Reboot Coming to Disney Junior in 2018

'Muppet Babies'Disney has begun production on a ‘Muppet Babies’ series reboot, slated to debut on Disney Junior in early 2018.

The show, which will be co-produced by Disney Junior, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media’s (DCPI) Content & Media group, and The Muppets Studio, will be CG-animated this time around. Much like the original, the new series will chronicle the playroom antics of Kermit, Piggy, Animal, and more. Even Miss Nanny will be returning.

Each episode of the show will feature two 11-minute stories about the Muppet Babies’ adventures. The iconic characters will be doing anything from building a time machine to flying through outer space. The series will be geared towards kids aged 4-7 and will highlight creative and critical thinking.

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Freeform to Bring ‘Shadowhunters’ and ‘Beyond’ to NYCC

Freeform announced today that they will be bringing cast and executive producers from the hit series ‘Shadowhunters’ and new original drama ‘Beyond’ to New York Comic Con on October 7-8.

New original series ‘Beyond’ will present its first episode in its entirety to the crowd, followed by a Q&A with cast and executive producers, including Tim Kring and David Eick on Friday, October 7. Returning hit series ‘Shadowhunters’ will debut exclusive footage from the upcoming second season during a panel featuring executive producers, McG, Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer, and cast, on Saturday, October 8, at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Marvel Television Announces NYCC Plans: ‘Iron Fist,’ ‘Agents of SHIELD,’ ‘Legion’ and More

Marvel Television and ReedPOP, producer of New York Comic Con (NYCC), are making NYCC the ultimate destination for Marvel Fans this year with an action-packed lineup of Panels. Fans will have the opportunity to witness the debut cast appearance of the upcoming Netflix Original Series Marvel’s Iron First and catch the world-premieres of new animated film Marvel’s Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell and an all-new episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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Production Underway on The Lonely Island’s ‘Alone Together’ Comedy for Freeform

Production started this week in Los Angeles on the new Freeform comedy pilot ‘Alone Together’ by The Lonely Island team of Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone and Akiva Schaffer. In addition to series stars Esther Povitsky and Benji Aflalo, Freeform has cast guest stars Chris D’Elia, Ginger Gonzaga, Edgar Blackmon, Hayley Marie Norman, Kamilla Alnes, Jim O’Heir and Justine Lupe.

‘Alone Together’ is a half-hour, single-camera comedy about two overlooked millennial misfits from different backgrounds trying to make their way into the vain and status-obsessed culture of Los Angeles only to find salvation in their male/female strictly platonic friendship. Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo and Eben Russell serve as writers and executive producers on the pilot. Andy Samberg, Jorma Taccone, Akiva Schaffer, Billy Rosenberg and Hunter Covington also serve as executive producers. Daniel Gray Longino will direct the pilot.

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Freeform Starts on Production of ‘Issues’ Based on ‘Cosmopolitan”s Joanna Coles

Freeform has begun production of ‘Issues.’ Inspired by the life of Joanna Coles, editor in chief of Cosmopolitan, the scripted show is a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women’s magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type.

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‘The Swap’ Disney Channel Original Movie to Premiere October 7

The SwapDisney Channel has announced that it’s newest Disney Channel Original Movie, ‘The Swap,’ will premiere on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:00 pm ET/PT across Disney Channel’s multiple platforms including Disney Channel, the Disney Channel app and VOD. Part of Disney Channel’s Halloween-themed ‘Monstober’ programming event. Starring Peyton List and Jacob Bertrand, ‘The Swap,’ is a comedy adventure that follows two teens on a quest to reverse a mysterious event that caused them to swap lives.

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‘Andi Mack’ Series from ‘Lizzie McGuire’ Creator Coming to Disney Channel in 2017

LILAN BOWDEN, PEYTON ELIZABETH LEEDisney Channel has announced that it has ordered ‘Andi Mack,’ a new series for kids and families created and executive produced by Terri Minsky who also created one of Disney Channel’s defining hit series, ‘Lizzie McGuire.’ The series begins production this fall in Salt Lake City, Utah, with 12-year-old newcomer Peyton Elizabeth Lee starring in the title role. It is scheduled for a 2017 premiere on Disney Channel.

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‘The Deep’ Mermaid Drama Pilot Ordered by Freeform

Freeform has greenlit a new drama pilot titled ‘The Deep. Production is set to begin in September in Vancouver.

‘The Deep’ is a one-hour drama that takes us inside Bristol Cove, a coastal town known for its legend of once being home to mermaids. When the arrival of a mysterious girl proves this folklore all too true, the battle between man and sea takes a very vicious turn as these predatory beings return to reclaim their right to the ocean. Eric Wald and Dean White will write and executive produce the pilot. Scott Stewart will direct. Brad Luff, Nate Hopper and RD Robb will also serve as executive producers. Emily Whitesell will serve as showrunner.

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