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NBC Gives Monday to 'Good Girls,' No Additional Episodes for 'The Brave'

This fall's trend of military dramas hasn't paid the greatest dividends for the broadcast networks — and another is officially off the midseason schedule. NBC announced Thursday that The Brave won't be getting a back-nine order.

“[The Brave creator-executive producer] Dean Georgaris and our executive producers and cast have created a compelling drama, with top-notch production values, that have captured the intense pressure facing our military personnel in the field and the analysts back home in their unrelenting fight to protect our freedom,” said Jennifer Salke, president, NBC Entertainment. “We couldn’t be prouder of the work they all do.”

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NBC Gives Monday to 'Good Girls,' No Additional Episodes for 'The Brave'

This fall's trend of military dramas hasn't paid the greatest dividends for the broadcast networks — and another is officially off the midseason schedule. NBC announced Thursday that The Brave won't be getting a back-nine order.

“[The Brave creator-executive producer] Dean Georgaris and our executive producers and cast have created a compelling drama, with top-notch production values, that have captured the intense pressure facing our military personnel in the field and the analysts back home in their unrelenting fight to protect our freedom,” said Jennifer Salke, president, NBC Entertainment. “We couldn’t be prouder of the work they all do.”

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The Brave

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Network: NBC. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: September 25, 2017 — present. Series status: Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, Hadi Tabbal, Tate Ellington, and Sofia Pernas. TV show description: An undercover military drama from creators Dean Georgaris, Daniel Cohn, and Jeremy Miller, The Brave TV show features Defense Intelligence and Special Ops units teaming up to save innocent lives around the world. The series centers on Captain Adam Dalton (Mike Vogel), who leads a daring Special Ops squad of well-trained undercover specialists. Dalton's team consists of Sgt Jasmine ‘Jaz’ Khan (Natacha Karam), a superior sniper; Cpo Ezekiel “Preach” Carter (Demetrius Grosse); combat
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The Brave: Five Things to Know About NBC's Two-Pronged Military Drama

The Brave: Five Things to Know About NBC's Two-Pronged Military Drama
To explain the genesis of NBC’s upcoming military drama The Brave, series creator Dean Georgaris invokes not the strategic genius of Sgt. Major Jonas Blane or the war-is-hell mentality of Capt. Benjamin “Hawkeye” Pierce, but the poor choices made by one Walter White.

“I don’t come from a military family. I don’t have a political axe to grind. I don’t have a particular fascination with death, but I am fascinated with human resiliency and human ingenuity,” Georgaris (Life of Pi) tells TVLine. After watching documentaries about American Special Forces teams, “I was continually impressed with their ingenuity.
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‘Seal Team,’ ‘The Brave,’ ‘Valor’ Set Broadcast’s Military Drama Trend

‘Seal Team,’ ‘The Brave,’ ‘Valor’ Set Broadcast’s Military Drama Trend
As the broadcast networks touted their new seasons last year, they promoted projects that investigated hot-button issues from a socially progressive perspective. Fox’s “Shots Fired” explored the fallout of a fictional police shooting. ABC’s “When We Rise” chronicled the history of the gay-rights movement. NBC’s “The Carmichael Show” returned by building critical buzz with its bold takes on issues in the black community, and it would go on to air a controversial episode in which the “n-word” would be uttered unedited.

“Shots Fired” and “When We Rise” ended up ratings flops. “The Carmichael Show” was canceled in June.

What changed between the run-up to last season and now is Donald Trump. The presidential election took place in November, just as network programming executives’ attention shifted from fall launches to 2017-18 development. Those execs looked to the socially conservative voters turned on by Trump’s message condemning a dishonest media and corrupt culture and wondered
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‘The Brave’ Creators, Cast Not Concerned About Military Drama Competition

Cast and creatives of NBC’s new drama series The Brave came to the Beverly Hilton Hotel to talk about how humbled they were to be paying tribute to elite undercover military heroes on the series. Ep/co-showrunner Dean Georgaris told critics at the summer TCA press tour that it was important to honor the men and women who do this work. The show is not serialized, Georgaris said, because “we’re a mission of the week” series, explaining one of his principal inspirations was…
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Look, It’s Bruce Willis in Eli Roth’s ‘Death Wish’ Remake!

Look, It’s Bruce Willis in Eli Roth’s ‘Death Wish’ Remake!
Yahoo! just released the first ever images of Bruce Willis in MGM’s remake of Death Wish, which was directed by none other than Eli Roth (Hostel, Cabin Fever, Green Inferno). Written by Roth, Dean Georgaris and Joe Carnahan, Death Wish will be released on November 22 by Annapurna Pictures. The original 1974 film was based on the Brian […]
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NBC’s New Drama ‘The Brave’ to Premiere at SeriesFest

NBC’s New Drama ‘The Brave’ to Premiere at SeriesFest
International television and content festival SeriesFest announced that the world premiere of NBC’s “The Brave” will be its closing night presentation in Denver on July 1.

The drama series stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, and Tate Ellington, who will be in attendance at the screening. Following the airing, “The Brave” creator Dean Georgaris will have a conversation with the cast, moderated by Vanity Fair west coast editor Krista Smith.

“We are thrilled to partner with NBC on the debut of their cutting-edge new series, ‘The Brave,'” SeriesFest CEO Randi Kleiner said in a statement. “Creator Dean Georgaris’ exciting new show spotlights diversity in a pulse-charging, intelligent framework that audiences will discover this fall is among the best of episodic storytelling.”

The Brave,” which follows the complex world of America’s elite undercover military heroes, is coming to NBC in this fall at 10 p.m. on Mondays. The show follows Capt. Adam Dalton
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NBC’s ‘The Brave’ Taps ‘Covert Affairs’ Creators as Co-Showrunners

NBC’s ‘The Brave’ Taps ‘Covert Affairs’ Creators as Co-Showrunners
NBC’s upcoming drama series “The Brave” has added Matt Corman and Chris Ord as co-showrunners and executive producers.

Corman and Ord previously created the USA series “Covert Affairs,” which they also wrote and executive produced, in addition to serving as executive producers on The CW show “Containment.” They will work on “The Brave” alongside series creator and executive producer Dean Georgaris.

The pair is repped by CAA and attorney Michael Schenkman.

The Brave,” formerly known as “For God and Country,” revolves around an elite team of military operatives who use advance surveillance techniques to help execute dangerous missions around the world to save innocent people from harm. The series is produced by Keshet Studios and Universal Television. Brad Anderson directed and is an exec producer along with Georgaris, Corman, Ord, Keshet’s Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan.

The ensemble cast includes Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas
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‘The Brave’: Matt Corman & Chris Ord Join NBC Drama Series As Co-Showrunners

NBC and Universal TV have tapped Covert Affairs creators Matt Corman and Chris Ord as executive producers and co-showrunners of the new drama series The Brave, which landed the plum Monday 10 Pm slot behind The Voice on the network’s fall schedule. On the series, from Universal TV and Keshet Studios, Corman and Ord will serve as co-showrunners alongside writer/creator Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life). The three executive produce…
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The Brave: NBC Unveils New Military Series Trailer

Check out The Brave TV show trailer from NBC. The undercover military drama (formerly titled, For God and Country) stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, and Hadi Tabbal. Writer Dean Georgaris is executive producing The Brave TV series for NBC, with director Brad Anderson, as well as Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan. Read More…
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Watch Trailers for NBC’s New Shows ‘The Brave’ and ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’

Watch Trailers for NBC’s New Shows ‘The Brave’ and ‘Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders’
NBC revealed the first looks at its new fall shows on Sunday, with dramas “The Brave” and “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders” dropping their first trailers.

The Brave” is a military drama that has landed the coveted Monday post-“The Voice” timeslot on NBC’s 2017-2018 schedule. “The Menendez Murders,” from superproducer Dick Wolf, is the first installment of a new anthology series that will detail the shocking case of the infamous brothers who killed their parents in 1989. It will air Thursdays after “This Is Us.”

Most of NBC’s other new series orders for the 2017-18 season are being held for midseason debuts. Among the other shows ordered by the network this season are: comedies “Champions” from Mindy Kaling and Charlie Grandy and “AP Bio” from Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers, as well as the drama “Rise” from Jason Katims, and virtual reality thriller “Reverie.”The Brave

The series from Keshet Studios revolves around
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For God and Country: New NBC Series Becomes The Brave

Last week, the Peacock Network ordered For God and Country, to series. This week, NBC has announced the undercover military special ops. drama has been retitled, The Brave. The Brave stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, and Hadi Tabbal. Writer Dean Georgaris is executive producing the NBC TV series with director Brad Anderson, as well as Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan. Read More…
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NBC gives series orders to Rise and For God & Country

NBC has added to new shows to its slate for next season, with Deadline reporting that the network has granted series orders to Rise and For God & Country.

Rise comes from former Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller and is based upon the book Drama High, which chronicles the story of high school drama teacher Lou Volpe. Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) stars as dedicated teacher and family man Lou Mazzuchelli, who takes over the school’s lackluster theater department and galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town.

Also featuring in the cast of Rise are Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Auli’i Cravalho. Damon J. Gillespie, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton, Ted Sutherland, Casey Johnson, Taylor Richardson, Joe Tippett, Shirley Rumierk and Shannon Purser.

For God & Country has been written by Dean Georgaris and is described as “a heart-pounding
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For God & Country: NBC Orders Undercover Military TV Series

The Peacock Network is going undercover. NBC has ordered the For God and Country TV show to series. The undercover military special ops. drama hails from by Universal Television and Keshet Studios. For God and Country stars Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, and Hadi Tabbal. Writer Dean Georgaris is executive producing the NBC TV series with director Brad Anderson, as well as Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, and Rachel Kaplan. Read More…
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NBC Gives Series Orders to Dramas ‘For God and Country’ and ‘Rise’

NBC Gives Series Orders to Dramas ‘For God and Country’ and ‘Rise’
NBC has given its first new series orders for the 2017-18 season to dramas “For God and Country” and “Rise.”

Both shows hail from Universal Television.

For God and Country,” from Keshet Studios, revolves around an elite team of military operatives who use advance surveillance techniques to help execute dangerous missions around the world to save innocent people from harm. Dean Georgaris wrote and exec produced the pilot. Brad Anderson directed and is an exec producer along with Keshet’s Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott and Rachel Kaplan.

The ensemble cast includes Anne Heche, Mike Vogel, Sofia Pernas, Tate Ellington, Natacha Karam, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills and Hadi Tabbal.

Rise,” exec produced by Jason Katims, centers on a dedicated teacher, played by Josh Radnor, who takes over a flagging theatrical program at a school in a working-class city. Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Auli’i Cravalho, Damon J. Gillespie, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton
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NBC Orders Dramas ‘Rise’ and ‘For God and Country’ to Series

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NBC Orders Dramas ‘Rise’ and ‘For God and Country’ to Series
NBC picked up the Jason Katims drama “Rise” and Dean Georgaris’ “For God & Country.” The two dramas mark the first of the broadcast network pilots to be ordered to series. The news comes ahead of NBC’s Upfronts presentation on May 15, where the network will unveil its complete programming slate for the 2017-18 season. “Rise,” which hails from “Parenthood” and “Friday Night Lights” creator Jason Katims as well as “Hamilton” producer Jeffrey Seller, stars “How I Met Your Mother” alum Josh Radnor and “Moana” breakout Auli’i Cravalho. Also Read: All 47 TV Shows That Have Been Renewed or Canceled This Season (Updating.
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‘Rise’ & ‘For God & Country’ Picked Up To Series By NBC

We have the first newly picked up broadcast series from Pilot Season 2017. NBC has given two drama pilots — Rise, from former Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller; and For God & Country, from writer Dean Georgaris — series orders. They come two weeks after the two pilots — both from sibling studio Universal Television — received permission by the network to start making firm offers to writers. NBC traditionally kicks off the…
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‘Rise’, ‘For God And Country’ Get Closer To NBC Series Pickups With Staffing Offers

We have the first formal step toward series pickups made by a broadcast network this season. As I reported in my second Pilot Buzz roundup, NBC has given two drama pilots — Rise, from former Friday Night Lights showrunner Jason Katims and Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller; and For God and Country, from writer Dean Georgaris — permission to start making firm offers to writers. While not an outright pickup, such gesture by a network is almost always followed by a series…
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‘Thank You for Smoking’ Being Adapted as Gun Control Series ‘Thank You for Shooting’

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‘Thank You for Smoking’ Being Adapted as Gun Control Series ‘Thank You for Shooting’
While bumming a cigarette off a stranger is becoming rarer these days, “Thank You for Smoking” could end up coming to our TVs anyway, reports Variety.

Thanks to Keshet Studios, the 2005 Jason Reitman satire is being adapted into an anthology series that would focus on a social issue each season. The first season of the revamped comedy would look at the gun control debate using the new title “Thank You for Shooting.”

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In the original film, Aaron Eckhart starred as Big Tobacco spokesman Nick Naylor who used everything in his power, including bribes, charisma and the logic of false equivalency to push his agenda. The movie also co-starred Maria Bello, William H. Macy, Rob Lowe, Adam Brody, Katie Holmes, J.K. Simmons, and Robert Duvall.

Thank You for Smoking” is just one of many concepts being developed by Keshet, including
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