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Amazon To Bring Back Cult Canadian Sketch Series ‘The Kids In The Hall’

The Chicken Lady and Headcrusher are coming back! Amazon Prime Video is set to bring back new episodes of the critically-acclaimed cult sketch series from Canada The Kids In The Hall. This marks the first Canadian Amazon Original Series. – Dino-Ray Ramos, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/3cCo1rl

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‘The Umbrella Academy’ Showrunner Steve Blackman Inks Big Overall Deal With Netflix

Blackman is the second key auspice behind The Umbrella Academy signed into a deal by Netflix. The streamer in May inked a first-look deal with series’ producer Dark Horse Entertainment whose sibling Dark Horse Comics publishes The Umbrella Academy comic books. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2Tr6N7t [photo: Steve Blackman/IMDb]

Judy Blume’s ‘Summer Sisters’ to Become Hulu Limited Series

Summer Sisters chronicles the coming-of-age of two best friends and the relationship that defines their lives. Set on Martha’s Vineyard, the story explores the beautiful, intoxicating and everlasting impact of female friendship…and how it has the power to break your heart. Tigelaar has been a longtime fan of Blume’s and read Summer Sisters when it was first published. Sources say she sent the author a fan letter 20 years ago in which she asked to adapt it for TV. – Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter » https://ift.tt/38ZWdv2

‘Hollywood’: All the Details (So Far) on the Ryan Murphy Netflix Series

The period drama received a straight-to-series order at Netflix and Murphy has called the limited series a “love letter to the Golden Age of Tinseltown.” When announcing his casting, leading man Darren Criss described Murphy’s pitch about the series as “a period piece that was young and optimistic” and said it would cover multiple narratives from 1940s Hollywood. – Jackie Strause, The Hollywood Reporter » http://thr.cm/ZTJ58PT

Katharine McPhee & Eddie Cibrian Star In ‘Country Comfort’ Nanny Comedy Series Ordered By Netflix

In Country Comfort, when her career and personal life get derailed, an aspiring young country singer named Bailey (McPhee) takes a job as a nanny for a rugged cowboy named Beau (Cibrian) and his five children. With a never-give up attitude and loads of Southern charm, this newbie-nanny is able to navigate the family dynamics and be the mother figure they’ve been missing. To her surprise, Bailey also gets the band she’s been missing in this musically talented family who help get her back on the road to stardom. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2OcjYr7

Cecily Strong To Star In Musical Comedy Nearing Series Order At Apple

Written by Paul and Daurio, the as-yet untitled comedy series follows a couple on a backpacking trip designed to reinvigorate their relationship when they discover the magical town of Schmigadoon, in which everyone acts as if they’re in a studio musical from the 1940s. They then discover that they can’t leave until they find “true love.” – Denise Petski, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/319A6z5 [photo: Cecily Strong, Saturday Night Live/ IMDb]

Disney+ Unveils Non-Scripted Slate Including Teen Remake Of ABC Fantasy Competition ‘The Quest’

The Quest, which ran for one season on ABC in 2014, will now feature teen contestants and will feature more interactive elements. The series, which will once again be film at a castle outside of Vienna, Austria, is set in the fantasy world of Everealm. The contestants will encounter mystical beings and magical encounters and will be embedded in an immersive, 360-degree world complete with seamless technology, creature design, practical effects and scripted characters who interact dynamically with them as they take on a number of fantasy-themed challenges. – Peter White, Deadline Hollywood » http://dlvr.it/RNzrH0

Hulu Orders Comedy Series Starring Steve Martin and Martin Short

Described as a series about “three strangers who share an obsession with true crime and suddenly find themselves wrapped up in one,” it is co-created by Martin and John Hoffman (“Grace & Frankie”), who will serve as executive producers alongside “This Is Us” creator Dan Fogelman. The project hails from 20th Century Fox Television. – LaToya Ferguson, IndieWire » https://ift.tt/2RrcYaN

‘Mindhunter’ Future In Limbo As Netflix Series’ Cast Is Released & Season 3 Renewal Is Put On Indefinite Hold

It is unclear whether there a third season of Mindhunter is feasible. According to sources, the cast have loved working with Fincher and most if not all would be willing to come back for another season of but they may be tied to another series. – Nellie Andreeva, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2TqsLJC [photo: Netflix]

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