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Sony Pictures Television Takes International Distribution Rights To Hulu’s ‘Into The Dark’

Sony Pictures Television has acquired international distribution rights to Into The Dark, Hulu's year-round event series which hails from Blumhouse Television. Into The Dark is a horror anthology series consisting of twelve self contained feature-length episodes that explores the dark side of humanity. The series premiered state-side on October 5th, with an episode set to roll out every month - each inspired by a distinct holiday, often with social commentary woven throughout.

Showtime Renews Jim Carrey Comedy ‘Kidding’ For Second Season

Showtime has renewed their Jim Carrey comedy Kidding for a second season. The premium cable network has ordered ten episodes for the show's sophomore run, which is expected to air in 2019. Under the terms of the output deal between Showtime and Sky, Sky Atlantic holds the exclusive UK rights to Kidding. A firm date has not yet been set, but word is that it is being eyed for a November premiere.

‘Berlin Station’ Adds James Cromwell For Season 3

James Cromwell (24, Murder In The First) has joined the cast of Epix's spy thriller Berlin Station in a recurring role for the show's upcoming third season. He will play Gilbert Dorn, a former CIA legend put out to pasture who appears on a podcast revealing information about past missions. 

Fox Hands Out Back Nine Order To ‘The Resident’

Fox has handed out a back nine order to their Matt Czuchry (The Good WifeGilmore Girls) fronted medical drama The Resident. The show's second season will now consist of twenty-two episodes. That is up from the fourteen episodes that comprised season one.

Population Media Center Launches U.S. Content Division, Taps Lisa Caruso To Lead It

Population Media Center - who, alongside Wise Entertainment, produced East Los High - has announced that following the success of the Hulu original they are launching a dedicated U.S. content division. The company has tapped industry veteran Lisa Caruso to lead said division.

‘New Amsterdam’ Picked Up For Full Season At NBC

Freshman medical drama New Amsterdam, starring Ryan Eggold (The Blacklist) and Freema Agyeman (Law & Order: UK), has been picked up for a full season order by NBC. With the formal back-nine order, the show's first season will now consist of twenty-two episodes. New Amsterdam is the first new show of the 2018-2019 broadcast seasons to score a full season order.

Skybound Teams With Sony Pictures Television To Launch Skybound Galactic

Skybound Entertainment - the company set up by The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and David Alpert - has teamed up with Sony Pictures Television to launch Skybound Galactic, a new production company that will finance the development and production of scripted television series.