'Chuck's' Josh Schwartz to remake U.K. hit 'Misfits'

  Oh "Chuck" fans. We know how much you love the show and we know how much you're going to miss it after the upcoming final season. We're going to be crying into our Subway sandwiches too. But fear not! According to Vulture, series co-creator Josh Schwartz is planning on doing an American version of the British sci-fi series "Misfits." Not familiar with the show? "Misfits" follows a group of delinquent youths doing community service who find themselves with super powers after an electrical storm. Fake Empire, the Warner Bros. TV production company that Schwartz runs with partner Stephanie Savage has finalized a deal for the rights. Schwartz will team up with U.K. "Misfits" creator Howard Overman to write a U.S. version of the show. "Misfits' has not only been a BAFTA award-winning hit on Britain's E4 network, but American audiences have flocked to it on Hulu. It's ranked among the site's most streamed series...

'Misfits' Series 3 Promo Has Us Wanting More

At first, we were a little worried when Robert Sheehan said he was leaving the popular E4 show 'Misfits.' After all, who else was going as obscenely brash and funny as Nathan? But now that E4 has released its new promo for Series 3 of the sci-fi teen dramedy, we have to admit, actor Joe Gilgun looks pretty good in that orange jumpsuit. The E4 hit follows a group of young offenders forced to work in a community service program, where they acquire supernatural powers after a strange electrical storm.

'Misfits' Sends Nathan to Las Vegas

When 'Misfits' returns for its third season on E4 across the pond, it'll be missing one very familiar face. Yep, Robert Sheehan, known to audiences as the smart-mouthed Nathan, is leaving the show. However, he's not exiting off-screen, he's getting his own special out of it! On Thurs., Sept. 15, will host an exclusive film focusing on Nathan's exit from the series. He's got a new superpower and he's heading to Las Vegas.

5 Reasons to Check Out 'Misfits' on Hulu

Fans of good TV take note! 'Misfits' is coming to Hulu. Why does this matter to you? Because you need to see this show before some American network buys it and puts its own (probably terrible) spin on it. Nothing says great TV like hormonal, smart alec teenagers with super abilities, and that's the premise behind the BAFTA award-winning UK series. Suddenly your summer got much more exciting.

MISFITS Season 2 Episode 6 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of Season 2 of MISFITS Episode 6 which airs on Thursday December 16 on E4. Episode Synopsis: MISFITS Season 2 Episode 6 – The gang’s superpowers have been exposed to the entire world. They’re ruddy famous celebrity super heroes! And they’re being called the `Asbo Five’. Source & Preview

MISFITS Season 2 Episode 4 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of Season 2 of MISFITS Episode 4 which airs on Thursday December 2 on E4. Episode Synopsis:  Meet Ollie. He’s an environmental protester starting his community payback. And guess what? He has a power! Is the gang about to get a brand new member? Whilst out on the street picking up rubbish the gang run into Tim. Tim is aggressive and irrational – pretty much what you’d expect from their estate. Unfortunately for the Misfits, he has taken a particular dislike to them: they had better start running. Elsewhere Nikki, the mysterious girl from Curtis’ flash forward, has a heart-transplant which causes some unexpected side-effects… Source & Preview

'Misfits' leads Broadcast Awards nominees

Misfits  has picked up three nominations for the 2011 Broadcast Awards. The E4 series, which focuses on a group of community service participants who get special powers, was listed in the categories for 'Best Drama Series or Serial', 'Best Multichannel Programme' and 'Best New Programme'. Sherlock  and  This Is England 86  both picked up nods for 'Best Drama Series Or Serial' and 'Best New Programme'. The drama category also includes  Five Daughters ,  Luther  and  Skins , while the 'Best New Programme' list also features  Got To Dance ,  James May's Toy Story  and  One Born Every Minute . Meanwhile,  Misfits  will fight  Being Human ,  Four Weddings ,  Pineapple Dance Studios ,  Getting On and  The Inbetweeners  in the multichannel category. Elsewhere,  Come Dine With Me ,  Got To Dance  and  John Bishop's Britain  will battle it out with Must Be The Music ,  The Cube  and  The X Factor  for the title of 'Best Entertainment Programme'. The 'Best Soap/Continuing Drama' category features  Coronation Street ,  EastEnders ,  Emmerdale , Holby City ,  The Bill  and  Waterloo Road  and the programmes fighting it out for 'Best Comedy' are Benidorm ,  The IT Crowd ,  Miranda ,  Outnumbered ,  Rev  and  The Thick Of It . The winners will be announced in a ceremony in London on February 2, 2011. Source Here

MISFITS Season 2 Episode 3 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of Season 2 of MISFITS Episode 3 which airs on Thursday November 25 on E4. Episode Synopsis: Alisha’s mugged while she’s walking through the estate. Luckily for her, that guy in the mask arrives just in time to save the day. Alisha is determined to learn more about her masked saviour – she has a plan to find him but very quickly finds herself in out of her depth. Meanwhile, Kelly needs to get her tattoo touched up, and like the true gentlemen they are, Nathan and Simon go along with her for support. Naturally, Nathan manages to offend Vince, the tattooist, by just being himself. Big mistake, Nathan. Source & Preview

MISFITS Season 2 Episode 2 - Preview

Watch a sneak peek and check out photos of the upcoming episode of Season 2 of MISFITS Episode 1 which airs on Thursday November 18 on E4. Episode Synopsis:  Nathan is shocked (and half naked) when Jamie, a long-lost brother he never knew he had, turns up at the community centre. They have something in common – neither gets on with their dad, Mike. Nathan takes his little bro under his wing – they go for a pint and meet a fit girl with an amazing power of her own. Everyone heads out for a massive night in a club where things start to get a little crazy. Luckily that guy in the mask is still watching over our pretty young things. Source & Preview