The genre shows of 2012

It’s that time of year again. Yes, the current round of shows are ending, while the networks plan the upcoming season.

Costume revealed for Arrow

The CW has revealed the first image of Oliver Queen’s Green Arrow costume from its upcoming dramatic television serial Arrow - which is loosely based on Green Arrow from DC Comics.

ABC’s Beauty and the Beast has cast its leads

All major actors have now been cast for ABC’s Beauty and the Beast.

Beauty and the Beast adaptations get more confusing

Beauty and the Beast is clearly the next adaptation obsession, after two years of hearing about Snow White

Arrow casting picks up CW regulars

This fall, The CW is bringing us a new look at DC’s Green Arrow. The playboy turned crime-fighting archer will receive a new origin story, along with a rather complicated family life.

Harry Potter’s Hermoine to headline silver-screen Beauty, del Toro to direct

It looks like Beauty and the Beast is the next adaptation obsession, after two years of hearing about Snow White.

The CW picks up two more sci-fi pilots

2012 may very well be the year of genre television, with all the major networks looking at pilots for sci-fi, fantasy, and super hero shows.

Beauty and the Beast gets piloted

The CW recently ordered a pilot based on a script it commissioned for a remake of the 80’s series Beauty and the Beast, which starred Linda Hamilton & Ron Perlman.

Green Arrow is not linked to Smallville

The CW’s take on Green Arrow won’t match the character already developed for Smallville.

The CW sets its sights on a Green Arrow pilot

For years, Smallville seemed like the show that wouldn’t die for The CW, a primetime only network whose schedule is devoted mostly to teen dramas and youth oriented genre series.

The power of The Secret Circle

This teen urban fantasy (suburban, really) series has some surprising moments, but it’s still basically for teens.

The sisters of Supernatural: Coyote’s Kiss

Coyote’s Kiss by Crista Faust is a tie-in novel for the Sixth season of Supernatural, taking place between the episodes of Caged Heat and Appointment in Samara.

CW developing Deadman for television

It’s been a year since Smallville finished its tenure, and some have been wondering why nothing has stepped up to fill the gap.