NBC nabs Fringe creator’s new action spy drama Undercovers for next season

After apparently being extremely pleased with its pilot episode, NBC has nabbed its first new action drama series for next season, and it’s Lost and Fringe creator J.J. Abrams’ Undercovers, according to Livefeed. Abrams co-wrote, produced and directed the Undercovers pilot, which stars British actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Surrogates’ Boris Kodjoe as a married couple ….

Girl power invades action TV as Maggie Q reinvents Nikita and Roselyn Sanchez goes Cutthroat

Maggie Q is currently in negotiations to play the lead in the CW’s Nikita reboot and Roselyn Sanchez – most recently seen as a regular on the CBS drama Without a Trace – has been tapped as the lead in ABC’s upcoming Cutthroat, according to THR. The report highlights increased diversity on the upcoming primetime ….