How ‘Extra’ Evolved Past Tabloid History And Became A Trusted Brand Over 30 Years

 The syndicated Extra, distributed by Warner Bros. TV, has produced more than 9,000 episodes, been on over 14,000 red carpets and logged more than 79,000 celebrity interviews. It’s become so much a part of its audience’s daily lives that producers report fans coming up to them at airports and singing its name: “Extra! Extra!”

Warner Bros. TV Boss Channing Dungey Says There’s ‘A Lot Of Interest’ In Harry Potter Series

Warner Bros. TV group boss Channing Dungey has said there is a “tremendous amount of ambition” for a Harry Potter TV series. Responding to Variety‘s question about whether a TV project set in the wizarding world might be coming, following the success of the Harry Potter reunion and Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, a competition show hosted by Helen Mirren, Dungey said “there’s lot of interest and a lot of passion for it” and that the company was speaking to a number of parties about it.

Quinta Brunson Sets Overall Deal With Warner Bros. TV

Quinta Brunson, creator and star of breakout comedy series Abbott Elementary, is staying in business with Warner Bros. Television. Brunson has signed an overall deal with the studio behind the ABC series — her first overall deal. It comes after Brunson was nominated for three Emmys (the show picked up a total of seven nominations).

Randall Einhorn Sets First-Look Deal With Warner Bros. Television

Channing Dungey Exits Netflix

Channing Dungey has stepped down as VP original content and head of drama at Netflix after 20 months at the company to pursue another opportunity. Her last day is today (Oct. 9). While that opportunity has not been revealed, Dungey, the former ABC Entertainment president, is among the handful of top female TV executives rumored to succeed Susan Rovner as president of Warner Bros. TV.

More Shows Resume Production In Vancouver

Three more Vancouver-based series — the CW’s Riverdale and Batwoman and Netflix’s Maid, all from Warner Bros TV — have been cleared to resume production today after receiving the delayed COVID-19 tests for their casts and crews. The trio, which had been dark for more than a week, are the first WBTV series impacted by the lab delays to go back to production. Several other WBTV shows remain idle, with the CW’s The Flash said to be poised to kick off filming later this week.

‘Batwoman’ Production Assistant Paralyzed In On-Set Accident

‘Big Bang Theory’ EP Maria Ferrari Inks Overall Deal With Warner Bros. TV

Supergirl Series In Works From Berlanti, WB TV

Contract Talks Delay ‘Big Bang’ Production

There is no agreement yet in the contract negotiations between the original cast of The Big Bang Theory and Warner Bros TV, leading to the studio’s decision to push the production start date for Season 8, originally slated for today.

WB TV Slapped Over Series, Book Similarity

‘The Mentalist’ Explores New Network Homes

With The Mentalist‘s future at CBS in serious doubt, the studio behind the veteran drama, Warner Bros TV, has been quietly shopping the series to other networks, garnering some preliminary interest from broadcast and cable.

Warner Bros TV Launches Directors’ Workshop

Channing Tatum, Nick Zano Team For CBS Comedy

Jennifer Garner In Overall Deal With Warner Bros.

Netflix Signs Turner And Warner Bros. TV

Several series from Cartoon Network, Adult Swim and TNT will be made available on the streaming rental service.

‘Mentalist’ Actress Sues Over Sexual Harassment

CBS Buys Kari Lizer Comedy As Put Pilot

Warner Bros. TV Buying Alloy Entertainment

Warner Bros. Television Group has acquired Alloy Entertainment, the producer of the CW network’s No. 1-rated series The Vampire Diaries. Under the deal with investor group led by ZelnickMedia, Alloy Entertainment topper Leslie Morgenstein will stay on to run the company within the WBTVG fold.

Rosenblum: TV Brings In 50%+ Of WB Income

Warner Bros. TV chief Bruce Rosenblum told Barclay’s Global Technology, Media and Communication Conference in NYC that the TV group is responsible for over half of the overall operating income at Warner Bros. He said: “From a profitability standpoint the most lucrative part of our business is success with broadcast network series.”

’30 Rock’ EP John Riggi In Warner Bros. TV Deal

Warner Bros. TV Promotes Dan Menzel

The former VP of cable sales at WBDTD will continue to license Warner Bros. Entertainment programming — including television series, theatrical motion pictures, animation and original digital productions — to pay television, premium and basic cable networks, and satellite services throughout the United States.

CBS’s ‘Dragon Tatoo’ Copycat Killed

WB, ABC Ink Online Deal For Current Shows

Surburgatory and The Middle are among the offerings that will be on Hulu and

Fox Buys Comedy From Mike O’Malley, John Wells

Snoop Dogg, Warner Bros. Developing Sitcom

NBC Developing Lesbian Buddy Comedy

Jeff Ingold To Run Bill Lawrence’s Production Co.