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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Posted on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 by Fred Topel
Ryan Murphy was on a Television Critics Association panel for his latest FX series American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace. But after the panel he spoke with reporters further about one of his other shows. One in the works at Netflix is Ratched, a series following the character Nurse Ratched (played by Louise Fletcher) from One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, and some new details about the series have been revealed.
We know Ryan Murphy’s regular collaborator Sarah Paulson will play Nurse Ratched, and now the executive producer has confirmed Jack Nicholson’s character Randle Patrick McMurphy will be featured too. Find out more about the Nurse Ratched TV series below. Read More »
Netflix is about to get Ratched.
The streaming service has picked up Ryan Murphy‘s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest prequel about the infamously cruel nurse who ruled with an iron cap over the inmates of the mental institution. The series, titled Ratched, will follow a younger Nurse Ratched, presumably before and during her time working at that unnamed Oregon psychiatric hospital, and will focus on how she came to be one of cinema’s most notorious villains.
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