'HOW TO GET AWAY WITH MURDER' BREAKS DVR RECORDS: Shonda Rhimes' new ABC drama, How To Get Away With Murder, broke DVR records by adding an additional 6 million viewers who watched the pilot episode. The show edged out NBC's The Blacklist which scored an additional 5.6 million during for an episode which aired back in January. The Viola Davis series is currently the season's top rated new show in the 18-49 demographic.
SERIES BASED ON 'BIG' IN THE WORKS: Fox is developing a half-hour sitcom remake of the 1988 Tom Hanks film, Big. The project will be loosely based on the movie by exploring the themes of what it means to be an adult and what it means to be a kid. There are currently projects in development for remakes of other 80s and 90s including Real Genius and Problem Child as well as a remake of the TV series Greatest American Hero.
FX RENEWS 'MARRIED' AND 'YOU'RE THE WORST': FX has announced plans for new seasons of both of their freshman comedies, Married and You're The Worst. The second season of Married will air on FX but You're The Worst will be moved to sister network, FXX. Both shows will also return with 13 episodes rather than the 10 that were created for their initial run. The network said in a statement, "We love these shows and the creative visions of Andrew Gurland of Married and Stephen Falk of You're the Worst. Both series have terrific ensemble casts and outstanding lead performances -- Nat Faxon and Judy Greer in Married, and Chris Geere and Aya Cash in You're the Worst. These shows are honest, 360-degree looks at relationships and we're excited to see how they evolve."
'TETRIS' BEING DEVELOPED FOR THE BIG SCREEN: Threshold Entertainment is developing a live-action movie based on the video game Tetris. The company's CEO told the Wall Street Journal, "It's a very big, epic sci-fi movie. This isn't a movie with a bunch of lines running around the page. We're not giving feet to the geometric shapes. Brands are the new stars of Hollywood. We have a story behind Tetris which makes it a much more imaginative thing." The company previously adapted the game Mortal Kombat into a movie which grossed $70 million and a sequel which brought in $35 million.
'HOUSE OF LIES' ADDS DEMETRI MARTIN: Comedian Demetri Martin will be joining the upcoming season of Showtime's House of Lies. He will have a recurring guest role as a CEO and inventor named Ellis Hightower. The new season will debut in early 2015.