Fool Me Once
Netflix’s Harlan Coben adaptation “Fool Me Once” won the first week of the year in terms of streaming ratings according to Nielsen, pulling in just over 3 billion viewing minutes.

Five other titles pulled in more than 1 billion minutes each starting with “Reacher” with 1.38 billion followed by “Young Sheldon,” “Bluey,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and the film “The Equalizer 3”. [Source: Deadline]

Margo’s Got Money Troubles
Apple has won a bidding war for the Nicole Kidman-led and David E. Kelley-produced series “Margo’s Got Money Troubles” with an eight-episode, straight-to-series order handed out.

The story follows a twenty-year-old unemployed young woman with an infant and on the verge of eviction. Her estranged father asks to move in with her, she agrees in exchange for help with childcare while she starts an OnlyFans page as an experiment. [Source: THR]

FXX has announced that hip-hop comedy “Dave,” starring rapper/comedian Dave Burd, will not return for a fourth season with the network saying there are “no current plans”.

They say Burd has decided “to take an extended break to focus on music and other ventures”. But they stop short of outright cancelling the series, saying “that does not rule out the possibility of doing something in the future.” [Source: TV Line]

Hook’s Daughter
AGC Television will adapt R.V. Bowman’s young-adult fantasy adventure trilogy “Hook’s Daughter: The Pirate Princess Chronicles” into a TV series. Thor Freudenthal (“Carnival Row”) is directing and Lucy Brown (“Bride or Groom”) is adapting.

The story centers on a teen girl who escapes her boarding school to find her missing father, shocked to learn he is on a magical island called Neverland where he’s called Captain Hook. As she uncovers family secrets, she discovers the real villain just might be Peter Pan. [Source: Variety]

Mary and George
The full trailer is out for “Mary & George,” Starz’s seven-part dark historical psychodrama limited series starring Julianne Moore and Nicholas Galitzine as the ruthless Mary Villiers, Countess of Buckingham, and her handsome son George respectively.

Together the pair schemed, seduced and killed to conquer the Court of England as George is enlisted by Mary to seduce King James I (Tony Curran). The Villiers ultimately became two of the English court’s richest and most influential members.

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