By Patrick Munn | June 29, 2017 - 7:56 pm | No Comments
FremantleMedia International is shaking up their acquisitions team. Rebecca Dundon has been promoted to Director of Scripted Acquisitions, while Anthony Patton has joined the company as Content Acquisition Executive.
By Patrick Munn | June 28, 2017 - 10:08 am | No Comments
Big Light Production is adding to its executive ranks. Frank Spotnitz's indie has hired Wall To Wall development producer Frances Flannery and Red Production Company's Emily Feller as the company is looking to expand their slate of original programming, under the stewardship of Head of Drama Katie McAleese. Flannery will serve as Head of Development and will be responsible for building the Big Light's original development slate and strategy; while Feller will serve as an executive producer.
By Patrick Munn | June 14, 2017 - 9:46 am | 6 Comments
FX is reshuffling the future installments of American Crime Story. Katrina, which was previously announced as the next season, has been pushed, with Versace now set to air as the show's second season. Versace is expected to air in early 2018, with Katrina following later in the year.
By Patrick Munn | June 13, 2017 - 5:53 pm | No Comments
Mere weeks after the show's third season launched, Netflix has picked up Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt for a thirteen episode fourth season. The show's fourth season is expected to launch globally on the streaming service in 2018.
By Patrick Munn | June 8, 2017 - 10:05 am | 1 Comment
24: Legacy is not getting a second season. U.S. broadcaster Fox has cancelled the latest entry in the 24 franchise after a single twelve episode season. While the series, starring Corey Hawkins, wont be returning, Fox is not quite done with the franchise. The network is actively considering an anthology take, which, while retaining the real-time format, would feature a new cast and story-line each season. Fox is understood to be in preliminary talks with Howard Gordon about this new anthological iteration.
By Patrick Munn | May 18, 2017 - 10:01 am | 7 Comments
EXCLUSIVE: The reports of Ransom's demise have been greatly exaggerated. Despite a flurry of media reports that CBS had axed the Luke Roberts fronted show, sources with direct knowledge of the situation tell me that it has in fact NOT been cancelled. I'm hearing that CBS has not made a decision one way or another and Ransom remains in contention for a second season pick up.
By Patrick Munn | May 18, 2017 - 1:55 am | 2 Comments
During their upfront presentation in New York City, CBS dropped the first full trailer for the upcoming Star Trek: Discovery, which is presently eyed for a September premiere on CBS All Access in the US and Netflix in all other territories (including the UK).