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TV Surf Report: Origin Story — Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Santa Monica, CA – Blame the success of the iconic television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the current trend in Hollywood of adapting movies, popular or not, into TV shows.  In the development pipeline are television adaptations of features … Continue reading

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TV Surf Report: Television Far Friendlier To Women Than Film

Santa Monica, CA — Between Film and Television, one medium is, by far, more friendly to women than the other:  Television. As Studios like Disney employ men to write and to direct even the most female-centric stories like Cinderella and Beauty … Continue reading

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TV Pilot Season 2015: Networks Hedge Bets With Pre-Sold Titles Hoping Audiences Remember Them Fondly And Tune In

Santa Monica, CA — Network and Studio executives in Hollywood regularly peruse their own corporate-owned libraries for Titles to old movies and series that can be re-jiggered for a new audience. I have sat at desk scouring through a thick … Continue reading

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TV Pilot Season 2015: Hollywood Gets Lost in Translation (and sometimes, Translations Get Lost in Hollywood)

            Re-purposing series, both scripted and unscripted, from other countries is nothing new in Hollywood, but there is an art to it in order to re-create the success of the original versions.  This season, someone’s been hanging out in … Continue reading

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TV Pilot Season 2015: 25 Female-Centric Pilots Coming To A Screen Near You (Or Not) — Women Lead The Charge

   If all goes well this Spring, next Fall we’re going to be seeing women on the run from drug cartels, a fugitive from Krypton solving crimes, a high school gym teacher freshly out of the closet, and a super … Continue reading

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