The series begins with the crash of an Earth spaceship that encountered a time warp while approaching Alpha Centauri on August 19, 1980. “It certainly wasn’t meant to offend,” Ms. Dungey said this month. Roseanne Barr posted a comment about Valerie Jarrett, an African-American woman who was a senior adviser to President Barack Obama. "[36] By December, Planet of the Apes was cancelled after fourteen episodes had been filmed, although as Ron Harper recalls, "Our producers, I think, never believed that the show - so hyped and shot without a pilot - was really going to be cancelled. The 2 human stars bear an uncanny resemblance to the 2 stars of the popular 70s TV cop show (which came out in 1975). ", and we did. 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This Concept outlined two human astronaut characters - Alan Virdon and Stan Kovak - who crash-land on the Planet of Apes while on a routine reconnaissance flight. Through clever writing, time-travel, etc., they were planning to move the show forward to the time period of Zira and Cornelius; bringing everything back full-circle, as it were. Posted on 20 Σεπτεμβρίου 2019 by Basil Shit I've found on the internet and I want to share with you 0. In its own curious way it's a mirror of today. Marc Singer screen-tested as Virdon, and Barry Jenner as Kovak. He orders the head gorilla, General Urko, to find the humans and bring them back alive. "[22], CBS started production on July 1, produced by Stan Hough and executive produced by Herbert Hirschman. Composers [27], Filming was at Fox studios and location scenes were kept to a minimum, and even at that the crew stuck close to the home studio. The earliest known TV script was for the unfilmed episode "A Fallen God", written by Anthony Lawrence, dated March 2, 1973. It was recently revealed by the outlet that Disney will continue with the series following their purchase of the studio, 20th Century Fox. It is based on the 1968 Planet of the Apes film and its sequels, which were inspired by the novel of the same title by Pierre Boulle. Every week, the astronauts knocked them out with ridiculous judo chops and backflips.”, According to actor Bill Blake, there was a late rescue attempt by Star Trek's legendary creator: "The show was starting to falter in the ratings. Planet of the Apes Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. It's academic appeal, combined with it's superior scriptwriting, easily resulted in a classic work of art. - anything to help give the show a bigger, more epic look, on the small budget they had. [23] Planet of the Apes was given a "guarantee" of 13 shows, which meant 13 shows would be filmed before production paused. Distributor We took turns. “We begin with the firestorm.” “It’s a week full of outrageous and over-the-line comments …” “causing an uproar on social media.” “To use that word …” “Comedian Samantha Bee apologized today for calling Ivanka Trump a four-letter word” “The C-word …” “Way over the line …” “Roseanne Barr apologized for a very racist …” “and very offensive Twitter rant …” “… likening Obama White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett to an ape.” “Now the comedian says the drug Ambien was partially to blame.” “She insisted what she said wasn’t racist.” “She says she’s being censored.” “Joy Reid apologized after the discovery of some homophobic web postings she had written a decade ago.” “Reid also promoted a 9/11 conspiracy documentary.” “Reid’s original explanation? The show brought in an estimated $45 million of advertising revenue for ABC this year, and the network likely would have collected more than $60 million next season, according to Kantar Media. Wallace had initially been reluctant to be involved. He thought the scripts were too sophisticated. '"[26] A new plot device introduced by Wallace was the hint that there may a community of advanced humans on the planet (Virdon: "Maybe...just maybe...the humans that built that grenade are still on Earth, and they have the knowledge to..." Burke: "to do what? Rod Serling's interest in social issues and frustration in dealing with TV executives and advertisers saw him labeled the "angry young man" of Hollywood. The highly-significant 'magnetic disc' was maintained from the original Concept, as Herbert Hirschman pointed out: "The astronauts were obviously very important to us, and we wanted to keep hope alive for them. Lalo SchifrinEarle HagenRichard LaSalle This was on a Thursday; he flew back on Friday; was getting married on Saturday [June 1st] and going to Ireland for his honeymoon.