Sept & Oct nonfiction highlights from Mariner Books

BARTLEBY AND ME: Reflections of an Old Scrivener by Gay Talese On sale 9/19/23 In what Publishers Weekly calls “a delight”, Gay Talese (now 91) revisits a legendary career marked by his fascination with the world’s hidden characters – and introduces readers to one final, unforgettable story: the strange and riveting tale of Dr. Nicholas Bartha, who blew up […]

MotorTrend+ Orders Adult Animated Series ‘Super Turbo Story Time’

Press Release: MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, has greenit of SUPER TURBO STORY TIME, an all-new adult animated series telling larger than life, untold, (mostly) true stories from the automotive world. Co-produced by the animation production company Titmouse (“Big Mouth,” “The Boys Presents: Diabolical,” “The Legend of Vox Machina”) and by MotorTrend Studio, […]

Peacock Orders Dark Comedic Thriller ‘Based On A True Story’

Peacock announced today the straight-to-series order of BASED ON A TRUE STORY, a dark comedic thriller from Craig Rosenberg (The Boys, LOST, Preacher).  Rosenberg will serve as writer, showrunner and executive producer. “Inspired by real events, Based on a True Story explores America’s obsession with true-crime and serial killers. Jason Bateman (Ozark, The Outsider) will executive produce alongside Michael Costigan […]

2022 Spirit Awards: And the Winners Were…

Press Release: Film Independent handed out top honors this afternoon at the 37th Film Independent Spirit Awards ceremony on the beach in Santa Monica. Hosted by comedy power couple Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, the ceremony was broadcast live on IFC and AMC+ at 5:00pm ET and will air on the West Coast at 5:00pm […]

‘So You Think You Can Dance’ to Return to Fox This Summer

After a three year hiatus, summer competition staple SO YOU CAN THINK YOU CAN DANCE will return on Fox for season No. 17. From Fox: The upcoming season will feature highly skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30, showcasing their talents in various dance styles, including contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking and […]

Discovery+ Announces Slate of Documentaries for 2022

Streaming service Discovery+ has announced its slate of documentaries for the first half of 2022 at the semi-annual gathering of the Television Critics Association (TCA). Spotlighting diverse voices and powerful storytelling, these highly anticipated documentaries will launch only on discovery+. From 11-time Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Jonathan Hock comes LEGACY: IN THE SHADOW OF GREATNESS (launching March 8), […]

Fox Entertainment and Hulu Enter Major Program Output Deal

Fox Entertainment and Hulu have entered a major program output deal that allows Hulu to stream all out-of-season episodes of key FOX unscripted and animated series, it was jointly announced today by Charlie Collier, CEO, FOX Entertainment, and Joe Earley, President of Hulu. Under terms of the agreement, Hulu will have the right to stream […]