Sci Fi TV Development: Syfy to Reboot Night Gallery, HBO Orders Adaptation of Stephen King’s The Outsiders

By | December 7, 2018

This week brings three more Sci Fi TV development announcements including a notable reboot. Here is the roundup of the latest development activity.

Syfy plans on rebooting Rod Serling’s The Night Gallery

Network: Syfy

Credits: Jeff Davis (Executive Producer), David Janollari (Executive Producer), Universal TV (Studio)

Starring: TBA

Description: “The Night Gallery reboot will update the series for the digital age. Featuring dark and twisted morality tales paired with Serling’s specific brand of irony, Night Gallery will explore and exploit every modern nightmare imaginable, mining our fears of the dangers of social media.” Deadline Hollywood

Comments: The network will likely be targeting late 2019 to add this show to its schedule.






HBO order Stephen King series The Outsiders

Network: HBO

Credits: Ben Mendelsohn (Executive Producer), Richard Price (Writer / Executive Producer), Jack Bender (Executive Producer)

Starring: Ben Mendelsohn

Description: “In The Outsider, a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a local boy leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe to be real, as an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case.” Deadline Hollywood

Comments: This is based on the Stephen King novel of the same name. Mendelsohn will play the lead role and Jason Bateman (who will direct the first two episodes) may star in the show as well.


Dr. Mirage Adaptation is in the works at The CW

Network: The CW

Credits: Laurie McCarthy (Executive Producer), DMG Entertainment (Production Company), CBS Television Studios (Studio)

Starring: TBA

Description:Dr. Mirage is based on the graphic novel about a female paranormal investigator who can communicate with dead souls except the one she wants to reach – the love of her life.” Deadline Hollywood

Comments: The CW previously worked on adapting this property for the 2016-17 season. They will be considering it again for their Fall 2019 schedule.


The Fall season is in the final stretch now. Be sure to stay tuned to this site and the Cancelled Sci Fi Twitter Site throughout the season for the latest ratings results and status updates for your favorite shows.


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