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Reel One Entertainment Hires Barbara Fisher As EVP, Scripted Content

Reel One Entertainment has hired former Hallmark and Lifetime executive Barbara Fisher to serve as their Executive Vice-President of Scripted Content. “I’m thrilled to be working with Tom Berry and the talented team at Reel One Entertainment”, Fisher said in a statement. “It is an exciting and busy time for the company as we grow our television production slate.”

BBC One Sets ‘The Pale Horse’ As Next Agatha Christie Adaptation

BBC One has set The Pale Horse as their next Agatha Christie adaptation. It follows in the footsteps of previous adaptations And Then There Were None, The Witness For The ProsecutionOrdeal By Innocence and The ABC Murders.

Acorn, RTÉ Order Irish Period Drama ‘Dead Still’

Acorn Media Enterprises - the UK based development division of U.S. streaming service Acorn TV - has teamed up with Irish broadcaster RTÉ to commission Dead Still, a six episode period drama from Deadpan Pictures, Murdoch Mysteries indie Shaftesbury and ZDF Enterprises.

Channel 4’s ‘Humans’ Cancelled After Three Seasons

There will be no fourth season for Humans. The Channel 4/AMC co-production has been cancelled after three seasons, TVWise has confirmed. The news comes close to a year after the third season wrapped its run. “Humans will not be returning for another series. The show has had three successful series and has been much loved by fans", a representative of Channel 4 said in a statement. "We are incredibly proud of Humans and the hugely talented creative team, in front of and behind the camera.”

Guy Pearce Set As Lead In BBC One’s ‘A Christmas Carol’, FX Boards As US Partner

Guy Pearce (Mary Queen of Scots) has been set as the lead in BBC One's Charles Dickens adaptation A Christmas Carol. The three-part adaptation, which hails from Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight, was originally commissioned back in 2017 as one of a number of Dickens adaptions from Knight. FX has since boarded as the US partner and will are A Christmas Carol state-side.