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FOX Stops Production on 'Red Band Society' After 13 Episodes

November 27, 2014 01:11:53

"" is on the brink of meeting its demise. FOX has opted not to order more episodes from the freshman drama beyond the original 13-episode order. The show is expected to wrap up production on the first season in mid-December.

The show's fall finale is set to air December 3, but it's unclear whether or not the remaining three episodes will air and if it's so, when. Since FOX has not given a verdict on the series' future, there's still a possibility the show will get a second season.


'Red Band Society' Bus Ads Yanked for Offensive Language

September 19, 2014 02:09:42

Metro Los Angeles pulls "" ads from buses following complaints about offensive language. The ads, which have been up for five weeks, feature the cast of the hospital drama with captions like "Coma Boy" and "The Player" to describe their characters. Oscar winner is labeled "Scary Bitch".

A few dozen of protesters showed up at a Metro committee meeting on Thursday, September 18 to speak against the ads. One of the protesters, Jasmyne Cannick, said the nickname perpetuated negative stereotypes about black women. "I don't know if I find it more offensive because I'm black, or more offensive because I'm a woman," she said.


Mandy Moore Scores Recurring Role on 'Red Band Society'

September 13, 2014 07:09:05

will put on a scrub for her recurring guest role on FOX's "". The singer/actress has signed up to play a doctor in the drama which is set in the fictitious pediatric ward of Ocean Park Hospital in Los Angeles.

Moore is to portray Dr. Erin Grace who is the chief of staff at the hospital. She is also the ex-fiancee of 's Dr. Jack McAndrew, a top pediatric surgeon who also works at the hospital. Her role is expected to add a "soapy element" to the hospital.


First Trailer for FOX's New Series 'Red Band Society' From Steven Spielberg

May 24, 2014 10:05:24

After announcing "" as part of its fall 2014 line-up, FOX has finally released the first trailer for the new series. It has Academy Award-winning actress in the cast ensemble, but the trailer highlights the lives of young patients that intertwine as they live at the pediatric ward of Ocean Park Hospital.

The touching and light story of comic high school drama is narrated by a boy who is in a coma. While dealing with their health issues, these teenagers make new friends and romances spark.


FOX Orders Steven Spielberg's 'Red Band Society' and Lee Daniels' 'Empire' to Series

May 07, 2014 09:05:09

FOX has ordered two more series. Just a day after giving the greenlight to "" series, the network has now picked up drama pilots "" and "" to series.

"Red Band Society" from Margaret Nagle is an adaptation of the acclaimed Spanish hospital series "Polseres Vermelles". The dark comedy focuses on the daily lives of a group of teenagers living in a hospital who become unlikely friends.


FOX Orders Steven Spielberg's Comedic Soap

January 18, 2014 12:01:40

FOX adds comedic soap "" to its list of potential new series. The network has given a go to the project from executive producers Steven Spielberg, Margaret Nagle (""), Justin Falvey (""), Darryl Frank ("Under the Dome") and Sergio Aguero with a series prototype and additional backup scripts order.

To feature dark humor, the show follows a group of teenagers living as patients in the children's wing of a hospital who become unlikely friends and a surrogate family. It's based on the acclaimed Spanish series "Polseres Vermelles".


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