New Bewitched movie

Maybe it’s because lots of people were watching WandaVision over the past few weeks and that show’s structure facilitated discussion of classic sitcoms being thrust back into the popular consciousness, but for some reason, Sony is trying to make another Bewitched movie. The new film will be based on the classic 1960s television show about a witch (Elizabeth Montgomery) who marries a mortal man and tries to live a “normal” life in the suburbs, but who frequently uses her magic while trying to keep her powers a secret. Of course, Sony already tried this back in 2005, and…it did not go well.
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New The Office Funko POPs and More

This week already brought a bunch of new Funko POPs inspired by movies like Bram Stoker’s Dracula, The Mummy, The Goonies, Cool Runnings, and White Men Can’t Jump. Now we have several new waves of Funko POPs from beloved TV shows from today and yesteryear. The collectible vinyl figure line expands the roster of The Office, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Umbrella Academy characters, and it also digs back into the past for new line-ups from Happy Days, Bewitched, and Frasier. Read More »

mom tv series

In this edition of TV Bits:

  • Walking Dead cast member Chandler Riggs joins A Million Little Things.
  • Netflix has renewed both F is for Family and Fuller House.
  • Kristin Scott Thomas and Fiona Shaw join Fleabag season 2.
  • The final season of Homeland has been pushed to fall.
  • Rosanna Arquette joins Ryan Murphy’s Ratched.
  • The Walking Dead has been renewed again, because of course it has.
  • Archer season 10 premieres in April.
  • Bewitched reboot might not happen.
  • Freeform picks up Party of Five reboot.
  • Pieces of Her series headed to Netflix.
  • Modern Family will finally come to an end in 2020.
  • Mom has been renewed for seasons 7 and 8.

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bewitched reboot

The time has come for yet another reboot. This time: BewitchedBlack-ish creator Kenya Barris recently ended his deal with ABC to head to Netflix, but as he was leaving, he took time to sell ABC on a Bewtiched reboot. The new take on the sitcom will feature an interracial blended family. Barris developed the new Bewitched with Black-ish writer and producer Yamara Taylor.

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Because it’s just before the start of the fall television season and right in the middle of TV pitch season, August tends to be a pretty busy month for TV news. As a result, we’ve got tons of TV bits for you today. Hit the jump for more on:

  • The season 2 trailer of Boardwalk Empire
  • CBS picks up a Bewitched remake
  • ABC develops a TV adaptation of The Lincoln Lawyer
  • NBC orders a Frankenstein project
  • FOX grabs the rights to Leif G.W. Persson’s Swedish crime novels

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