Serial Could Be Headed To Television

Image courtesy of Serial Podcast.
Adnan Syed's appeal is still pending, but Serial is continuing on its epic rollout.

In case you're wondering what's next from the hit radio series that premiered on National Public Radio just over a year ago, boy do we have a treat. Fox 21 Television Studios recently optioned the rights for a television series that would follow the making of the popular podcast, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Yep: A television network wants to make a series about the making of a radio program. It doesn't get much more meta than that, folks.

There aren't a ton of details yet. However, THR confirmed that the plot of a cable series will not chronicle the murder case from season one. No word on the writing team, save for the involvement of the writer/director/producer duo Phil Lord and Chris Miller, who are fresh off Last Man on Earth and The Lego Movie.

Can't get enough Serial? We know how you feel. For better or worse, we recently reported on the season two spoilers that leaked last week. (Seriously: Do not click on that link if you don't want to know.) As for a show about the making of the series, we're game to watch. We just hope it starts moving along sooner than later — before another radio program comes along and steals our hearts.
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