« Home | GI Joe's new mark in history » | NY Post-Journal's take on Superman and US citizenship » | Express-Times apologizes for terrible Superman story » | Superhero movies may be moving to the bright side ... » | A company wide crossover can't have much heart any... » | The Blaze reports DC may be reconsidering the stor... » | A case of bad timing » | Comics Alliance apologizes more for Superman publi... » | Moral equivalence in Fear Itself » | Jim Lee and Dan DiDio don't do much to help matters » 

Thursday, May 12, 2011 

New Wonder Woman TV series may not be aired at all

After all the controversies that came up previously, now it looks like NBC may not pick up the new WW series at all:
...the scuttlebutt on the street (via EW) says that Wonder Woman, after testing "mixed-to-negative" and receiving a public flogging for costume choice, is looking like a longshot to make the schedule.
All that controversy was for nothing?!? If they've already filmed a pilot episode, does that mean it'll only be viewable on YouTube in a few years, and even then might not be worth the effort? Good grief.

On the other hand, if there's something based on a comic that's actually been canceled, it's Human Target, based on the troubleshooting character of Christopher Chance (via Spoiler TV). As sad as that is, I think this recent take on the subject at Big Hollywood a few months ago could explain why it happened. I also wonder if the studio's jettisoning the official disguise gimmick Christopher Chance usually used in the comics was another contributing factor in the TV series' downfall. If one of the cleverest concepts is removed from the translation to live action, surely that doesn't take away the real potential for interest?

Update: Entertainment Weekly now confirms NBC has rejected the WW series altogether.

Labels: ,

I know. "I got all outrangeous outraged for nothing!"

Actually, if nothing else, it awakened my now love for the character and the concept. While I'll never be a fan of Kelley or his politics, I'm grateful his project revived an appreciation (for the first time) of Wonder Woman. So, yeah, still relieved it isn't going to happen, as we all would havw wanked about it, anyway. But, at least, there was a pleasant side effect, personally speaking.

Post a Comment

About me

  • I'm Avi Green
  • From Jerusalem, Israel
  • I was born in Pennsylvania in 1974, and moved to Israel in 1983. I also enjoyed reading a lot of comics when I was young, the first being Fantastic Four. I maintain a strong belief in the public's right to knowledge and accuracy in facts. I like to think of myself as a conservative-style version of Clark Kent. I don't expect to be perfect at the job, but I do my best.
My profile



  • avigreen2002@yahoo.com
  • Fansites I Created

  • Hawkfan
  • The Greatest Thing on Earth!
  • The Outer Observatory
  • Earth's Mightiest Heroines
  • The Co-Stars Primer
  • Realtime Website Traffic

    Comic book websites (open menu)

    Comic book weblogs (open menu)

    Writers and Artists (open menu)

    Video commentators (open menu)

    Miscellanous links (open menu)

  • W3 Counter stats
  • Click here to see website statistics
  • Bio Link page
  • blog directory Bloggeries Blog Directory View My Stats Blog Directory & Search engine eXTReMe Tracker Locations of visitors to this page  
    Flag Counter

    This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?

    make money online blogger templates

Older Posts Newer Posts

The Four Color Media Monitor is powered by Blogspot and Gecko & Fly.
No part of the content or the blog may be reproduced without prior written permission.
Join the Google Adsense program and learn how to make money online.