Category Archives: Sci Fi TV Development

Fall 2019 Preview: First Look at neXt, Batwoman, Evil, and More of the Upcoming Season’s New Shows (with Trailers)

The Upfronts have come and gone and the broadcast networks have set their schedules for Fall 2019.  You can get a preliminary look at the Fall schedule of sci fi and fantasy shows at this link.  And you can see our coverage of the news coming out of the Upfronts over at r/SciFiTV.  Below I have rundown of… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Batwoman Will Join the Arrow-verse in Fall, CBS All Access Announces Star Trek: Picard, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. The CW’s Fall Schedule: The fifth place network announced its Fall schedule this morning with plenty of changes coming in the new year.  We already knew about the new show pickups of Batwoman and Nancy Drew (with the latter adding a… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Evil Heads to CBS This Fall, Snowpiercer Moves to TBS and Gets Second Season

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. CBS Fall Schedule: The eye network announced its Fall schedule today which adds new supernatural drama Evil to Thursdays in the 10 PM EST timeslot.  It stars genre veterans Mike Colter (Luke Cage), Katja Herbers (Westworld, The Leftovers) and Michael Emerson… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Emergence Joins ABC’s Fall Schedule, Disney Takes Control of Hulu, And More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. ABC Fall Schedule: The alphabet network released its Fall schedule this morning prior to its upfront presentation with the advertisers, and that includes one (potential) genre entry. As previously reported, ABC picked up Emergence to series after NBC passed on the… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: NBC Will Hold Manifest Until Mid-Season, FOX Has No Sci Fi in Fall, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. NBC Fall Schedule: The Peacock Network has released its schedule for Fall 2019-20 ahead of its Upfront presentation to the advertisers with currently only one genre entry included. Fantasy comedy The Good Place returns for its fourth season and will air… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: The CW Picks Up Batwoman to Series; Netflix Signs a First Look Deal with Dark Horse, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Another Hero Arrives on The CW: Batwoman has been picked up to series by The CW as expected. The character was first introduced this past Fall in the Elseworlds cross-over event for the Arrow-verse shows, and preparations for a series followed… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Ghost Rider and Helstrom Series Coming to Hulu; Phil Lord and Chris Miller Will Bring the Spider-verse to TV, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. More MCU at Hulu: Disney is now a majority owner of the Hulu streaming service (and could soon be the sole owner) and the Mouse House is using the platform to expand its Marvel Universe offerings. Heading to the streaming service… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: A Female-Led Hawkeye Series Is Headed to Disney+, HBO Uncovers The Plot Against America, and More

Development announcements picked up over the last couple of weeks with the streaming services dominating most of the news. Here is a rundown of what I have tracked thus far. A female-led Hawkeye series is in the works for Disney+ Network: Disney+ Credits: Marvel Studios (Studio) Starring: Jeremy Renner Description: “The project would be an adventure series in… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: AMC Greenlights Another Walking Dead Spin-Off, Preacher Will End with Fourth Season, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Walking On: We already knew that AMC was in the process of developing another spin-off from The Walking Dead, and now the cable net has given the official greenlight to the project and revealed what it will be about. The new… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A Spin-Off from The 100 Could Be in the Works, Snapchat Has Several Scripted Genre Shows in the Works, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. A Prequel for The 100? At WonderCon this past weekend, creator and showrunner of The 100 Jason Rothenberg suggested that a possible spin-off of the show could be in the works when asked saying “We may be working on something. Can’t… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: HBO Finds Its New Epic Fantasy Series, The Dark Tower TV Series Will Be a Reboot, and More

Development news has slowed down the last couple of weeks, but here are a few announcements that I have tracked. HBO is developing the epic fantasy series Asunda Network: HBO Credits: Sebastian A. Jones (Creator / Writer / Executive Producer), Mimi DiTrani (Executive Producer) Starring: TBA Description: “Asunda is set in the culturally rich but war-torn world of… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: A Sliders Reboot Could Be In the Works, David Boreanaz Hints at Angel Reunion, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Sliding In: Former co-star of the 90’s series Sliders John Rhys-Davies has suggested that a revival/reboot of that fan-favorite show could be in the works. The actor says that he has had talks with series lead Jerry O’Connell who has been… Read More »

Sci Fi TV Development: Netflix is Developing Altered Carbon, Ghost in the Shell, and More Anime, Disney+ Doing What If? Series, and More

This past week has brought a slew of development announcements including word that a new Orphan Black series is in the works (more on that at this link) and multiple new Anime series are on the way from Netflix. Here is a rundown of the news I have tracked thus far. Netflix is developing Anime series Altered Carbon:… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: New Orphan Black Series Is in the Works, The Gifted May Go Three Seasons at Best, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. Back to Black: AMC has announced that it will be doing a new series that will be based in the Orphan Black universe.  The network has not released any details at the moment, but according to Variety the new show “would… Read More »

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series to Take Place in Second Age, Freeform Gives Us Witches vs. Terrorists, and More

Sci Fi TV News Briefs: Quick hits keeping you updated on sci fi and fantasy television news. One Ring to Rule Them All: Development continues on Amazon’s Lord of the Rings prequel series and a string of tweets on the show’s official Twitter account have included the map above (each with more detail) and have indicated that it… Read More »