Syfy is set to adapt ’12 Monkeys’ into a TV series

07.22.13 4 years ago

Syfy is set to adapt “12 Monkeys” into a TV series
The 1995 Bruce Willis-Brad Pitt film directed by Terry Gilliam is poised to get the TV treatment.

Dennis Farina: An appreciation

Although he didn’t work out “Law & Order,” you always knew what you were going to get with Farina. PLUS: Read Dick Wolf’s statement.

“Sex and the City” deserves credit for the rise of HBO and TV anti-heroes
Before “The Sopranos,” there was “Sex and the City,” and Emily Nussbaum says “Sex” should get credit for also being a “brilliant and, in certain ways, radical show. It also originated the unacknowledged first female anti-hero on television” Instead, “Sex’s” impact is now glossed over — its reputation “shrunk and faded, like some tragic dry-clean-only dress tossed into a decade-long hot cycle.”

Watch Bryan Cranston remove his Walter White mask at Comic-Con
Cranston wore the mask as a disguise as he encountered “Breaking Bad” fans around Comic-Con. “It was the most fun I ever had,” he said, adding: “I tried to use a higher voice.”

“Teen Beach Movie” scores big for Disney Channel

About 8.4 million watched — more than the premiere of “High School Musical.”

“Axe Cop” and “High School USA!” does well for Fox

Although only 2.51 million tuned in for the “Animation Domination High-Def” preview, its ratings exceeded expectations.

Report: Lea Michele screamed when she learned of Cory Monteith’s death
One of her friends tells People, “Lea started screaming, she was distraught. No one knew what to say. It was horrible. She couldn’t believe it.”

Bob Odenkirk and David Cross are going on tour
The former “Mr. Show” stars will be joined by Brian Posehn in their first tour since 2002.

Falling TVs injures 1 child every 30 minutes in America

A new study found that the number of falling TV injuries jumped to 12,300 in 2011.

“Atlantis” coming to BBC America

The BBC series will air as part of BBC America’s “Supernatural Saturday” block.

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