By Patrick Munn | January 21, 2019 - 4:31 pm | No Comments
Following a a soft-launch last year, ProgramBuyer has launched as of today. Additionally, Lionsgate has boarded the screening service - marking the 75th distribution company to offer their content on ProgramBuyer.
By Patrick Munn | January 18, 2019 - 12:29 pm | No Comments
Channel 4 has renewed their reality game-show The Circle for a second season. The broadcaster has ordered an "expanded" second season that will include a weekly live episode. The official pick up comes after the first season ranked as Channel 4’s youngest profiling show since 2012, with an average of 49.4% profile of 16-24s; and the biggest new original commission launch since 2012, with over 10 million views. Netflix also recently boarded the format and ordered three international versions.
By Patrick Munn | January 17, 2019 - 9:05 pm | No Comments
The latest incarnation of the Star Trek franchise is not coming to the UK (at least for now). I've learned that Netflix UK has opted not to pick up Star Trek: Short Treks, a new four episode short-form off-shoot of Star Trek: Discovery. A representative for the streaming service confirmed that they will not be distributing the series, which launches state-side on October 4th.