Tuesday’s “More Cougar Town, Seth Green is a dad and Debra Messing is a mother” news


Canadian TV


  • BBC1 orders Matt Lucas silent comedy
  • BBC2 adapting The 13th Tale
  • BBC Wales and S4C working on multi platform drama PYC
  • Sunday ratings: Foyle’s War beats Our Girl


US TV casting

New US TV shows

  • Showtime’s Penny Dreadful to shoot in the UK [subscription required]
  • US rights to Canal+’s Hard acquired [in French]

New US TV show casting

  • Rhys Darby to co-star on ABC’s Keep Calm and Karey On, Rhys Wakefield to be a regular on Bravo’s Rita
  • Nelson Franklin to replace Robert Buckley on NBC’s Holding Patterns
  • Kenneth Choi joins NBC’s Ironside remake, Tzi Ma joins NBC’s Bloodline, Erin Pineda joins Fox’s Dads
  • …as does Seth Green
  • Debra Messing to star in CBS’s Mother’s Day
  • Xosha Roquemore to recur on TV Land’s Kirstie’s New Show