Miss some of Deadline’s Top TV stories this week? With the fall season about to start and the Emmys tomorrow, here’s your chance to catch up:
2014-14 Broadcast Season Preview: Challenges The Networks Face
By Nellie Andreeva – The first new fall series, Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, marks the unofficial start of the 2013-14 broadcast season.
Emmys To Kick Off With Oscars-Style Opening Film, Feature ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Video
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: Feeling it was impossible to follow the jaw-dropping opening musical number Neil Patrick Harris did in June as host of the Tony Awards, CBS — which carries both the Tonys and the Emmys this year — and producers of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards decided to go in a different direction.
EMMYS: Exec Producer Defends Choice Of Cory Monteith For Individual Tribute
By Lisa De Moraes – Cory Monteith will be among the deceased to whom special tribute is paid at Sunday’s Primetime Emmy Awards in an effort to appeal to a younger generation, the Emmy show’s exec producer Ken Ehrlich told reporters on a conference call this morning.
UPDATE: ABC Family President Michael Riley To Exit; Kate Jurgens In Mix As Replacement
By Nellie Andreeva – The search for Michael Riley‘s replacement is still in the nascent stages, but his No. 2, EVP Original Programming and Development and Chief Creative Officer Kate Juergens, is being talked about as a logical choice.
ABC’s Head Of Reality John Saade Exits; Lisa Berger Eyed As Replacement
By Nellie Andreeva – ABC is not commenting, but former E! Entertainment president of entertainment programming Lisa Berger is being rumored as a leading candidate to succeed John Saade as head of alternative.
Bryan Singer To Produce Modern Monster Drama Project For Syfy
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: Syfy has teamed up with X-Men director Bryan Singer and his Bad Hat Harry Prods (House) for Creature At Bay, a drama series project that will be developed as a 90-minute pilot script.
‘Big Bang’ Co-Stars Mayim Bialik & Melissa Rauch Get Major Salary Bumos As Show Faces License Fee & More Cast Negotiations
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: The newest additions to the cast of CBS‘ hit comedy The Big Bang Theory have scored nice salary bumps.
Fox Lands Hip-Hop Drama From Brian Grazer & ‘Butler’ Team of Lee Daniels & Danny Strong With Put Pilot Commitment
By Nellie Andreeva – EXCLUSIVE: The duo behind hit feature Lee Daniels’ The Butler — writer Danny Strong and director Lee Daniels — are reuniting, this time in television.
Cancelled BBC America Series ‘Copper’ Could Continue As A Movie
By Dominic Patten – EXCLUSIVE: The BBC America series ends Sunday but Copper may get a second life on the big screen.