Wednesday’s “Beauty and the Beast pilot, A Very British Coup remake and a Homeland walkthrough” news

Film

British TV

  • Gabriel Byrne to star in Channel 4 remake of A Very British Coup

US TV

  • Season 7 of 30 Rock could be a mini-season
  • Tia Carrere to guest on In Plain Sight
  • Fox picks up Bill Lawrence’s Like Father
  • The CW picks up medical drama pilot First Cut
  • ABC orders pilot of Beauty and the Beast remake
  • Monday ratings: House stays on top, Alcatraz down just 9%
  • Alex Gansa walks us through the development of and first season of Homeland