updated Fri. September 16, 2022
March 31, 2018
EXCLUSIVE: Stuck in the Middle star Jenna Ortega has been cast in a lead role opposite Alyson Hannigan and Leslie Bibb in Man of the House, ABC's multi-camera hybrid family comedy pilot from Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, ABC Studios and Scandal star Kerry Washington's studio-based SimpsonÃâÃÂ ...
March 13, 2018
The series will be produced by Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, ABC Studios and Washington's Simpson Street, with Richie Keen (Shameless, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) as director. Anna Paquin. ET reported earlier this week that True Blood stars turned real-life lovebirds Anna Paquin andÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2018
Leslie Bibb has been tapped as the co-lead opposite Alyson Hannigan in Man of the House, ABC's multi-camera hybrid family comedy pilot from Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, ABC Studios and Scandal star Kerry Washington's studio-based Simpson Street. Richie Keen (Shameless, It's Always Sunny inÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2018
The network has given the project an off-cycle script development order with a penalty attached. Described as a darkly comic mystery series, it will follow Evelyn Fox as she abandons her Malibu life to start fresh in the eclectic Paradise Cove trailer park. But Evelyn's new world is quickly upended byÃâÃÂ ...
March 7, 2018
I remember Mike Darnell, Gail Berman and I joked about having a pajama party at the office so we would all be together for the premiere night overnights. We didn't, but I came to the office early the morning after the premiere, and there was Gail. The numbers stunned us. As we were preparing for the returnÃâÃÂ ...
March 6, 2018
His daughter Liz sold him on it, and Rupert told our FOX Entertainment chiefs, Sandy Grushow and Gail Berman, and our head of unscripted, Mike Darnell, that we better think about buying it. Rupert told them they needed to make it as big as it was in the U.K. To be honest, we were all a bit skeptical.
The Futon Critic
March 4, 2018
... football-star son and preteen daughter into the home of her narcissistic, ball-busting sister Charli and her even more wicked daughter." Additionally, Vijal Patel is now co-writing the script alongside Frank Pines with Gail Berman, Joe Earley and Kerry Washington also executive producing for ABC Studios.
March 2, 2018
I may be a bit wrong about this, but I believe I was in a meeting with Rupert Murdoch, Mike Darnell and our boss (either Gail Berman or Peter Liguori at the time). During the meeting Rupert tells us about this book and that part of the deal was that O.J. would do an interview we could air as a special. I filed itÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
ABC has given a pilot green light to Man of the House, a multi-camera hybrid family comedy starring How I Met Your Mother alumna Alyson Hannigan, from Gail Berman's The Jackal Group, ABC Studios and Scandal star Kerry Washington's studio-based Simpson Street. The project had a cast-contingentÃâÃÂ ...
February 15, 2018
The series will be exec produced by Kondo, Gail Berman and Joe Earley for The Jackal Group, along with Takumi Kawahara and Bianca Barnes-Williams (The Real Housewives), with the latter attached as showrunner. “We've seen individuals undergo astonishing and moving personal journeys simply byÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
Producers Amy Pascal and Gail Berman, YouTube's Susanne Daniels, and Annapurna's Sue Naegle are also among those who were the mix early on. Even without a leader in place, Amazon in November committed a whopping $250 million to a rights deal for the Lord of the Rings franchise with the goalÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
Producers Amy Pascal and Gail Berman, YouTube's Susanne Daniels, and Annapurna's Sue Naegle are also among those who were the mix early on. Even without a leader in place, Amazon in November committed a whopping $250 million to a rights deal for the “Lord of the Rings” franchise with the goalÃâÃÂ ...
January 22, 2018
The Rose, the 1979 Fox film that scored four Oscar nominations including Best Actress Bette Midler, is eyeing Broadway. Gail Berman's The Jackal Group said today it will produce a Broadway stage musical adaptation. Glen Ballard is already set to compose the music for the project. Berman and Joe EarleyÃâÃÂ ...
October 24, 2017
Variety has learned that the network is developing a live, multi-camera comedy currently titled “The Great Unknown.” The series would follow siblings Tommy and Debbie Stefano, whose parents force them to grow up and find their own place to live, as well as real careers and relationships. Adam Barr willÃâÃÂ ...
June 16, 2017
The three veteran TV executives buzzed about early on are former Fox and Regency TV president Gail Berman, who runs her own Fox Networks Group-based company, The Jackal Group; WGN America president and former EVP Matt Cherniss; and former NBC Universal TV Studios president KatherineÃâÃÂ ...
March 8, 2017
... among others), that would not have been possible without Gail Berman. Berman, now CEO and chairman of independent production company The Jackal Group (Fox's Rocky Horror Picture Show), owned the rights to the 1992 Kristy Swanson feature and thought it would make for a great television show.
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