1 Updates
New NBC period drama for Julian Fellowes

New NBC period drama for Julian Fellowes

Nov 27 2012, 5:42pm CST | by

'The Gilded Age', a period drama written and produced by 'Downton Abbey's Julian Fellowes has been commissioned by NBC.

Julian Fellowes is developing a period drama for NBC. The 'Downton Abbey' creator's show 'The Gilded Age' - which follows the rich and powerful inhabitants of New York in the 1880s - has been...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

1 year ago

New NBC period drama for Julian Fellowes

Nov 27 2012, 5:42pm CST | by

'The Gilded Age', a period drama written and produced by 'Downton Abbey's Julian Fellowes has been commissioned by NBC.

Julian Fellowes is developing a period drama for NBC.
The 'Downton Abbey' creator's show 'The Gilded Age' - which follows the rich and powerful inhabitants of New York in the 1880s - has been described by the channel as ''an epic tale of the princes of the American Renaissance, and the vast fortunes they made - and spent''.
Julian - who will write and produce 'The Gilded Age' - told TVLine: ''This was a vivid time with dizzying, brilliant ascents and calamitous falls, of record-breaking ostentation and savage rivalry; a time when money was king.''
News of the show comes not long after rival channel ABC declined to pick up 'Grey's Anatomy' creator Shonda Rhimes' similar drama pilot 'Gilded Lilys'.
Julian will be kept busy as 'Downton Abbey' was recently commissioned for a fourth season with Gareth Neame, Managing Director of Carnival Films, the show's makers crediting him for its success.
Gareth said: ''Not only is he a superb craftsman, he also has an extraordinary work ethic. It is a mammoth undertaking to write all those episodes.
''The main credit for the success of 'Downton' is by far and away down to Julian. I've not had the fortune to work with anyone else who combines so many talents.
''Julian knows that you want a core group of characters who almost become an extension of your family. But you also need new blood coming in to shake things up a bit.''

 

Don't miss ...

 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Lady Gaga turns into Greek goddess
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, popular for her outrageous outfits, took style inspiration from Athens' architecture during her recent tour of the city.
 
 
Aishwarya, Freida in L'Oréal Paris' star-studded ad
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian beauties Aishwarya Rai and Freida Pinto feature alongside Hollywood celebrities like Zoe Saldana, Eva Longoria, Blake Lively, Jane Fonda and Julianne Moore in a star-studded ad campaign by beauty brand L'Oréal Paris.
 
 
Liv Tyler wants baby's sex to be a surprise
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Liv Tyler has no plans of finding out the gender of the baby she's expecting with boyfriend Dave Gardner.
 
 
Director quits 'Olympus Has Fallen' sequel
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Creative differences have led director Fredrik Bond to step down from the sequel of the movie "Olympus Has Fallen".
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

More Hubble observation time goes to men: Study
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) In a disturbing trend, an internal Hubble Space Telescope (HST) study has found that in each of the past 11 observation proposal cycles, applications led by male principal investigators had a...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Voting for New Zealand general elections ends
Wellington, Sep 20 (IANS) Voting for New Zealand's general elections ended Saturday and counting of the ballots has begun. Polling stations across the country opened at 9 a.m., Xinhua reported. According to the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Eight members of Ebola fact-finding mission killed in Guinea
Dakar, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Eight members of a government team were killed with machetes and knives by residents of a village in a remote area of Guinea where they had gone to gather data about the spread of the deadly...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
China closes 1.8 mn networking accounts in porn crackdown
Beijing, Sep 20 (IANS) China has closed nearly 1.8 million social networking and instant messaging accounts since April, when it launched a campaign to purge the internet of obscene content, Xinhua reported Saturday....
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Physicists verify Einstein's time-dilation theory
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Do you believe that a person travelling in a high-speed rocket would age more slowly than people back on Earth? Giving a thrust to the "time-dilation" effect, physicists have verified a key...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Kurdish militias kill 18 IS rebels in Syria
Damacus, Sep 20 (IANS) At least 18 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in clashes with Kurdish militias in northern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday. The killing of the IS fighters is...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Microbial cell technology to better clean-up rural waste
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) In a bid to help under-developed countries clean polluted water more effectively, researchers at the Washington State University (WSU) have developed a unique method to use microbes buried in...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Judi Dench to skip Oscars
Dame Judi Dench won't be attending the Oscars next year. The 79-year-old actress - who was nominated for Best Actress this year but missed the ceremony because of filming commitments - insists she ''loves'' the Academy...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
True love stays forever
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Only true love stays forever is a saying that has been proved to be true as British archeologists have unearthed skeletons of a couple holding hands while searching for a lost chapel in...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Aishwarya, Freida in L'Oréal Paris' star-studded ad
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian beauties Aishwarya Rai and Freida Pinto feature alongside Hollywood celebrities like Zoe Saldana, Eva Longoria, Blake Lively, Jane Fonda and Julianne Moore in a star-studded ad...
Read more on Celebrity Balla