The 20th Man, The Peripheral adaptations; Netflix enters The Order; BET, OWN, Comedy Central’s new shows; + more

Ruth Wilson in Mrs Wilson

Internet TV

  • Netflix green lights: series of secret magic society monster drama The Order, with Jake Manley, Sarah Grey, Matt Frewer, Max Martini and Sam Trammell
  • Amazon developing: adaptation of William Gibson’s The Peripheral

Australian TV


  • Iain Glen, Keeley Hawes, Fiona Shaw and Anupam Kher join BBC One’s Mrs Wilson


US TV show casting

New US TV shows

  • BET green lights: series of sexual chemistry app drama The Archer Connection and professional sports drama Games Divas Play
  • OWN green lights: series of multigenerational family saga Ambitions
  • Comedy Central developing: 20-something rapper comedy Awkwafina, overzealous church-league basketball comedy Robbie, and competitive friends comedy Kevin vs Josh
  • Paramount developing: police brainwashing drama