Is it merely coincidence that NASA ’s Perseverance landed on Mars on Thursday and the alt-history space race drama For All Mankind saw its second season debut Friday on Apple TV+? Not according to some of the series’ creators and cast. “The timing isn’t bad either I have to give Apple credit for making it right for our launch,” said executive producer Ben Nedivi today on a panel at the virtual TCA “I think they funded Perseverance just for our launch,” added a laughing Joel Kinnaman. “It’s all coming together,” stated EP Ronald D. Moore . All joking aside, and the timing is kind of great for For All Mankind , the much heralded and much watched touchdown on the red planet by the $2.7 billion robotic explorer on Thursday has had a real impact on the show, says Moore. Related Story The Show To Watch This Week: 'Clarice,' 'It's A Sin,' 'The Luminaries' & 'For All Mankind' Season 2 Reviewed “I did see it and it was really cool and it was fun to … [Read more...] about Perseverance’s Mars Landing Inspires Apple TV+’s ‘For All Mankind’, Creator Ronald D. Moore Reveals; Perfect Timing
For All Mankind executive producer Ron Moore is bringing the Magic Kingdom Universe to Disney+. Moore is developing multiple TV projects at the streaming service which will be set at Disney’s Magic Kingdom, sources close to the situation tell Deadline. Moore will write and executive produce the first project, titled The Society of Explorers and Adventurers , Moore also is said to be working in close collaboration with the Disney Imagineering Team on other projects that would be the first part of a universe similar to Marvel but set in the Magic Kingdom. Moore would oversee the entire franchise. Maril Davis and Ben McGinnis of Moore’s Tall Ship Productions are also involved in all the projects. Disney+ and 20th TV declined comment. The Disney+ projects come on the heels of Moore’s recently signed multiyear overall deal with Disney’s 20th TV. The first project under that deal is a Swiss Family Robinson series at Disney+, which Moore is teaming on with Crazy … [Read more...] about Ronald D. Moore Developing Magic Kingdom TV Universe Projects At Disney+
ABC has made its first official new scripted series selections for the 2020-21 season, handing straight-to-series orders to David E. Kelley’s drama Big Sky, starring Kylie Bunbury and Katheryn Winnick, and Kari Lizer’s multi-camera comedy Call Your Mother (fka My Village), headlined by Kyra Sedgwick. They will join 11 returning ABC scripted series, which have been renewed for next season, including eight picked up today, as well as the previously announced Supermarket Sweep series reboot with Leslie Jones, which also will debut next season. 2020 ABC Pilots & Series Orders “At a time when we are physically apart and shared experiences matter more than ever, these shows will build on the strategy that has made us No. 1 this season – bringing people together, creating cultural moments, and making content that entertains and inspires across generations and demographics,” said ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke, referring to ABC’s No.1 … [Read more...] about David E. Kelley’s ‘Big Sky’ & Kari Lizer’s ‘Call Your Mother’ Get ABC Series Orders, Other Pilots Still In Play
The highly anticipated battle of the ages between 43-year-old Tom Brady and 25-year-old Patrick Mahomes didn’t exactly materialize in the first half of Super Bowl LV. That’s because crafty defense by Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Todd Bowles kept Mahomes and the potent Chiefs offense bottled up while Brady ran wild on the Chiefs. Brady, playing for his record 7th Super Bowl ring, hooked up with old sidekick Rob Gronkowski for two touchdowns. It was the most Super Bowl touchdowns by a quarterback-receiver combo, and Gronk’s14 touchdowns moved him past Jerry Rice on the list of receiving touchdowns. The feat was made all the more remarkable by the fact that Gronkowski took off all of last season, attending the Super Bowl as a spectator. Related Story Reddit Ad Runs Five Seconds, But Makes Its Point Against Wall Street And Robinhood Tampa Bay almost had a third touchdown in the first half, as running back Ronald Jones was stopped on fourth down just short of … [Read more...] about Super Bowl LV Half-Time Report: Kansas City Chiefs Offense Stymied By Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Play video content Exclusive TMZSports.com Imagine the greatest quarterback of all-time handing off to one of best running backs ever in 2021 ... That's a scene Adrian Peterson is trying to make happen for real ... 'cause the future Hall of Fame RB tells TMZ Sports he wants to play with Tom Brady in Tampa Bay in 2021!!! "That would definitely be something I'm interested in," Peterson says ... explaining "If they want me to be a part of it, I'll be a part of it for sure. Because I'm definitely trying to add a trophy to my resume." Peterson is slated to be a free agent this offseason after his 1-year contract with the Detroit Lions expires ... and there could be some interest from the Bucs in him. After all, Bruce Arians did trade for A.P. back in 2017 when he was the Arizona Cardinals' head coach -- and Peterson performed well there in limited playing time. Here's what Adrian Peterson, Bruce Arians & Carson Palmer had to say after … [Read more...] about Adrian Peterson Gunning To Play With Tom Brady in 2021, Sign Me, Bucs!