IN THE KNOW
The Player, starring Wesley Snipes (above), is on the verge of cancellation, having been trimmed from 13 episodes to nine.
A REBOOT of 1980s TV series Amazing Stories – featuring a new tale each week – is in development.
A SECOND season of Glitch has been announced with the ABC promising “the mystery will be solved” about why the dead have returned.
Nowhere Boys has been nominated for a Children’s BAFTA award.
The Australian Directors Guild has proposed a 50 per cent quota for female directors for projects funded by Screen Australia.
SBS’s new channel Food Network kicks off on November 17 featuring programs from Curtis Stone, Rachael Ray and Andrew Zimmern among others.
Mary Berry has joined the US version of The Great British Bake Off, called The Great Holiday Baking Show.
The Nine Network will stream its channels on the internet, joining Seven. Foxtel Arts will screen David McAllister and The Australian Ballet’s production of The Sleeping Beauty on December 6 at 7.30pm.
Eddie Perfect (right) is creating a comedy pilot for the ABC called The Future is Expensive, loosely based on his life.