Greg Beeman, the producer/director of the Heroes television series on NBC has been given his walking papers.Â Beeman doesn’t seem too upset over the announcement. You see, I will not be returning to HEROES for Season 4. Ultimately this was a financially motivated decision made by NBC. They no longer want to have a Producer/Director position on the show. But it coincides well with my own innate wanderlust, and so, while sad to leave so many friends and comrades, I am excited for the future. The good news is, he will be continuing his Beeman’s blog with all of his
NBC is really scrambling to fix its lineup of shows that are not delivering as expected.Â First it was the firing of Jeph Loeb and Jesse Alexander from Heroes, and now it has been announced the studio is going after Knight Rider.Â Reports from Hollywood indicate the show is going through a retooling process to bring it back its ’80’s origins. “It’s a reboot,” “Knight” executive producer/showrunner Gary Scott Thompson said. “We’re moving away from the terrorist-of-the-week formula and closer to the original, making it a show about a man and his car going out and helping more regular people,
For those of you angry that the Mike Judge, John Altschuler, Davi Krinsky comedy King of the Hill is getting the axe at Fox, you can stop sending your angry letters as it looks like ABC might pick up the series. If another network picks up “King of the Hill,” thereâ€™s a remote possibility the show could wind up airing on two nets at once, as Foxâ€™s stockpile of original “King” episodes will keep the show on that net through next fall. Itâ€™s expected, however, that whichever network purchases the show would wait for the Fox broadcast window to conclude.