or


[03/22/04 - 12:00 AM]
'North Shore' Set as FOX's First New Fall Drama
By Brian Ford Sullivan (TFC)

CHICAGO (thefutoncritic.com) -- Just a few days after making "Method & Red" its first comedy series order of the 2004-05 season, FOX has made its first drama series pick-up: "The North Shore."

The series, previously known as "Oahu" and "The Big Island," is a one-hour serial drama that takes place at a luxury hotel in Oahu, Hawaii where the international elite stay and revolves around the hotel's twentysomething employees and how they handle relationships among themselves and with the wealthy hotel guests.

Rob Estes ("Melrose Place"), Kristoffer Polaha ("Tru Calling"), Rachel Shelley ("Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India"), Nikki Deloach ("Walker, Texas Ranger"), Navi Rawat ("The O.C."), Corey Sevier ("Black Sash"), Jason Momoa ("Baywatch") and Michael Ontkean ("Twin Peaks") all star in the 20th Century Fox Television project, which has a 13-episode commitment (including the pilot). Momoa and Ontkean have only recently been revealed as cast members.

Estes plays Vincent Boyd, a managing partner of said hotel, while Shelley is set as the hotel manager with Rawat as the hotel's concierge. Polaha plays a hotel executive and a former lover of Shelley's character. The other actors' roles have yet to be specified.

Peter Elkoff ("Mr. Beautiful") created the series, which will be executive produced by Chris Brancato and Bert Salke ("Boomtown"). Brancato and Salke will take over for Kevin Falls ("The West Wing") as showrunners of the series as Falls was only signed on for the pilot. The pair's involvement includes a blind put pilot commitment from the network for next season. The duo is no stranger to the 50th state, as they were behind "The Break," a failed Hawaii-based cop drama starring Dylan Bruno at FOX last season.

Industry insiders say FOX was so impressed with the pilot, which was directed by Peyton Reed ("Bring It On"), they gave the order after seeing only a brief 15-minute presentation of the project. "It felt like a show that delivers on good characters and relationships, along with a huge dose of wish fulfillment," FOX executive VP Craig Erwich told Daily Variety. Like "The O.C." last season, it's possible "North Shore" could launch this summer however FOX has yet to commit to a premiere date.





  [march 2004]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· BAYWATCH (SYNDICATION)
· BLACK SASH, THE (WB)
· BOOMTOWN (NBC)
· BREAK, THE (FOX)
· METHOD & RED (FOX)
· NORTH SHORE (FOX)
· OC, THE (FOX)
· TRU CALLING (FOX)
· WALKER, TEXAS RANGER (CBS)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





[06/23/21 - 12:03 PM]
Showtime(R) Renews "Couples Therapy" with Dr. Orna Guralnik for Extended Two-Part Third Season
The third season - split into two distinct runs to premiere in 2022 - will continue to feature world-renowned psychologist and psychoanalyst Dr. Orna Guralnik, along with fresh sets of couples in each season-three installment.

[06/23/21 - 12:01 PM]
Peacock Lands on Amazon Fire TV and Fire Tablets on June 24
In addition to adding Peacock to Fire TV and Fire tablets, NBCUniversal and Amazon reached a distribution agreement for NBCUniversal's network apps.

[06/23/21 - 11:59 AM]
Video: HBO Max Releases Official Trailer and Key Art for Season 2 of the Max Original "The Dog House: UK"
All nine episodes of the new season premiere Thursday, July 8 on HBO Max.

[06/23/21 - 11:29 AM]
Video: Paramount+ Releases Official Trailer and Key Art for the Groundbreaking Documentary Series "Behind the Music"
The groundbreaking series, from MTV Entertainment Studios, will premiere with two episodes on Thursday, July 29, and subsequent episodes will drop weekly on Thursdays exclusively on Paramount+.

[06/23/21 - 10:29 AM]
Daytime Emmy Award-Winning YouTube Originals Series "Could You Survive the Movies?" Returns for Season 2
YouTube Premium subscribers will have access to the entire six-episode season on July 1, as well as bonus footage from the season opening Top Gun episode featuring a 360-VR perspective throughout Jake Roper's flight with the Blue Angels.

[06/23/21 - 10:07 AM]
Video: Official Trailer Now Available for IMDb TV Original "Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary"
All five episodes will premiere on Friday, August 6, exclusively on IMDb TV, Amazon's premium free streaming service.

[06/23/21 - 10:06 AM]
Video: "Turner & Hooch" - Official Trailer - Disney+
The pet he didn't want might be the partner he needs.

[06/23/21 - 10:00 AM]
Paramount+ and MTV Entertainment Studios Announce First-of-Its-Kind Crossover Event "Dragging the Classics: The Brady Bunch" to Premiere Wednesday, June 30
Barry Williams, Christopher Knight, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb and Susan Olsen will reunite alongside RuPaul, Michelle Visage and more "Drag Race" favorites to recreate an iconic episode.

[06/23/21 - 09:59 AM]
New HBO Limited Series "The White Lotus" from Mike White Debuts July 11
The six-episode limited series is a social satire set at an exclusive Hawaiian resort.

[06/23/21 - 09:59 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Debuts Official Trailer for "The Pursuit of Love"
Set in Europe between the two World Wars, the story follows the adventures and misadventures of the charismatic and fearless Linda Radlett, played by Lily James and her best friend and cousin Fanny Logan, played by Emily Beecham.

[06/23/21 - 09:57 AM]
Video: "Looney Tunes Cartoons" Debuts New Trailer for Season 2 - Premiering July 8 on HBO Max
In the first batch of new episodes, Bugs hops to the basketball court for an ultimate game of streetball; Porky spends a relaxing afternoon with his nephew Cicero filled with soothing music, chainsaws, fire and broken windows; and Daffy lends his wing to Porky as an emotional support duck.

[06/23/21 - 09:30 AM]
Presenters, Special Appearances and On-Air Categories Announced for the "48th Annual Daytime Emmy(R) Awards" Hosted by Sheryl Underwood, Airing Friday, June 25 on CBS
Kathy Lee Gifford, Ken Jeong, Martha Stewart and Robin Roberts will make special appearances and pay tribute to legends Regis Philbin, Alex Trebek and Larry King.

[06/23/21 - 09:22 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Trailer for New Docuseries "Watch the Sound with Mark Ronson"
The six-part docuseries will make its global debut on Friday, July 30, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[06/23/21 - 09:10 AM]
HGTV Greenlights New Series "Married to Real Estate" (wt) with Property Pros Egypt Sherrod and Husband Mike Jackson
Slated to air in early 2022, the series will feature eight one-hour episodes that follow Egypt and Mike as they juggle their busy professional and personal lives while helping clients land their perfect home in a dream neighborhood.

[06/23/21 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "Q-Force" - Official Teaser - Netflix
Never hide who you are. Unless you're undercover.