It is standard practice for studios to try and shop broadcast pilots that didn’t go forward. In the case of Bryan Cranston and David Shore’s drama… 135 more words
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'In America he's the greatest clown since Chris Farley': The stars of Battle Creek on Rob Ford jokes and working with Breaking Bad mastermind Vince Gilligan
Long before he conceived of Walter White, Breaking Bad mastermind Vince Gilligan pitched a not-quite-so-buddy cop show set in small-town Michigan to CBS. Ten years and one blue-meth empire later, the eye network took him up on his offer, bringing in Canadian David Shore to co-pilot Battle Creek while Gilligan split his duties with his spin-off series, Better Call Saul. 808 more words
At the moment, Battle Creek is doing quite well for CBS, but more importantly, it’s doing great business for its producing studio, Sony Pictures Television. Because of this, the company is fast-tracking just about everything with David Shore’s name attached to it, and that explains this latest direct-to-series pick-up with an international spin. 227 more words
Fox is exploring an unlikely pair of BFFs: Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The network has bought, and sent straight to series, the 10-episode supernatural crime drama 113 more words
EXCLUSIVE: A supernatural crime drama inspired by the unlikely real-life friendship between Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and illusionist Harry Houdini is headed to the small screen in the U.S., UK and Canada. 338 more words
For a short moment, it seems as if actors Josh Duhamel and Dean Winters have morphed into their odd-couple cop characters from Battle Creek.
On the phone from a frigid Toronto, where the two stars of the darkly funny crime series are talking with Canadian media, Duhamel and Winters were asked how much they knew about the titular Michigan town at the centre of the new CBS series. 731 more words