The popular podcast Serial, which was spun off from the podcast series This American Life, is going to return as an audio series sometime in the next few months. But there’s also a Serial TV series on the way, and now we know some details. Phil Lord and Chris Miller, the duo behind The Lego Movie and the 21 Jump Street films as well as Fox’s series The Last Man on Earth, will produce the Serial TV series. Read More »
Posted on Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 by Angie Han
We may never truly know whether Adnan Syed killed Hae Min Lee. But at least we finally have an answer to the second-biggest question raised by NPR’s Serial — namely, “What will Season 2 be about?”
According to a new report, the investigative podcast will next dig into the case of Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier who was captured by the Taliban in 2009 and freed in 2014. Get more details on the Serial Season 2 Bowe Bergdahl plans after the jump. Read More »
The great late-night shakeup of 2015 continues this fall when Trevor Noah takes over as host of The Daily Show. Jon Stewart, who has hosted the show since 1999, will step away on August 6. Now Comedy Central has announced Trevor Noah’s debut as host for September 28.
Additionally, not one but two additional seasons of the incredibly popular podcast Serial have been announced to air over the next year. Read More »
Posted on Friday, November 21st, 2014 by Angie Han
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past several weeks, you’ve probably heard of Serial. The new crime drama from This American Life has been the talk of the Internet, inspiring thinkpieces and theories left and right.
Serial is a bit unusual for a watercooler show in that it’s not a TV series, but a podcast — but it’s just like every other beloved property in that it’s captured the attention of Hollywood. But don’t hold your breath for Serial: The Movie just yet. Serial co-creator Julie Snyder says she has “no interest” in a screen adaptation, and the TAL team isn’t taking meetings about Serial right now. Hit the jump to see what they had to say about a possible Serial podcast movie.
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