In this edition of TV Bits:

  • The 4400 reboot ordered to series by The CW.
  • Search Party season 5 ordered by HBO Max.
  • The Best Man franchise is becoming a limited Peacock series with the original cast.
  • In Treatment season 4 arrives in May.
  • Claire Danes will star in Apple TV+ series The Essex Serpent.
  • James Cameron has a new Nat Geo that explores the mysteries of the ocean.
  • Kate Winslet and Guy Pearce will star in HBO mystery series Mare Of Easttown.

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The 4400 reboot

When TV shows get cancelled or even come to a natural end, they’re not truly over – instead, they wait in limbo until a network gets desperate enough to resurrect a piece of intellectual property that has name recognition.

Both movies and television have used this tactic countless times in recent years, and The CW – who just did this with Charmed, by the way – is going back to the well once again with a reboot of the USA Network mystery series The 4400. Read More »