TV Tidbits: ‘A Knight’s Tale’ Moves to the Small Screen

TV Tidbits: ‘A Knight’s Tale’ Moves to the Small Screen

A Knight's Tale movie still: Heath Ledger
William Thatcher (Heath Ledger) in "A Knight's Tale"


Wake Up Call: Who said married couples shouldn’t work together? We sure didn’t. After Melissa McCarthy‘s Bridesmaids scene with husband slash Federal Air Marshal Ben Falcone, we’re convinced that these two are a comedy match made in heaven — even it it’s behind the scene. CBS has bought Wake Up Call, an ensemble comedy that will be co-executive produced by McCarthy and co-written/co-executive produced by Falcone. Neither of them are attached to act in the project, which will focus on a group of friends who are shaken by a loved one’s death. [Deadline]

A Knight’s Tale: In today’s “huh?” news, Battlestar Galactica executive producer Ron Moore is adapting the 2001 Heath Ledger film A Knight’s Tale into a scripted series. ABC has bought the project, which will stay close to its source material — meaning they’ll have to find another young hunk to play an earnest peasant boy with knight-ly aspirations. Is everyone ready for a Maroon 5 accompanied joust? [Deadline]

Army Wives: Fans of Army Wives, stand at attention: Lifetime has renewed your beloved show for a 13-episode seventh season. The show averaged 3.2 million viewers in its sixth season, which ended its run on Sept. 9. [Deadline]

Raising Hope: We have great news, Raising Hope fans who are too impatient to wait until Oct. 2 to watch your beloved blue-collar comedy: Fox announced that the season three premiere will be available on the show’s Twitter page from now until Sept. 27. So get to it! [TVLine]

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