By Patrick Munn | November 5, 2018 - 4:11 pm | No Comments
This is a major coup for Acorn TV. The North American streaming service has secured the exclusive U.S. streaming rights to the upcoming fifth season of BBC One's Line Of Duty in a deal with Kew Media Distribution. They replace Hulu as the U.S. home to Jed Mercurio's thriller.
By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 9:00 am | No Comments
Laurence Fishburne (Black-ish, The Matrix) has come on-board to star and executive produce Rendlesham, the eight episode UFO drama series from UK indie Eleventh Hour Films and Sony Pictures Television. Rendlesham is inspired by the British-American UFO incident which took place at a US air base close to the village of Rendlesham, Suffolk in 1980. Drawing on reported events across dual timelines – from the time of the sightings in 1980, and looking ahead to 2020, the 40th anniversary.
By Patrick Munn | October 31, 2018 - 12:01 am | No Comments
Paloma Faith, Miriam Margolyes, Ben Bailey Smith, Tameka Empson and Bethan Wright have all signed up for guest roles on 101 Dalmatian Street, Disney Channel's new animated series based on Dodie Smith's novel and the Disney classic 101 Dalmatians. 101 Dalmatian Street is set in modern day London in the borough of Camden. The series follows the adventures of eldest siblings Dylan and Dolly, their parents Doug and Delilah, and 97 younger puppies, whose names also begin with ‘D’, in an epic comedy about family life, multiplied one hundred and one.
By Patrick Munn | October 25, 2018 - 9:26 pm | No Comments
CBS All Access is adding another Star Trek series to their line-up. The CBS owned streaming service has handed out a two season straight-to-series order to Star Trek: Lower Decks, a half-hour animated comedy series which is being developed by Rick & Morty's Mike McMahan.
By Patrick Munn | October 16, 2018 - 9:59 pm | No Comments
The Big Bang Theory star Melissa Rauch has been tapped for a guest starring role in Showtime's 1980s Wall Street comedy Black Monday. Rauch, best known for her role as Bernadette on the hit CBS comedy, will play Shira, the loving wife of trader Keith (Paul Scheer).
By Patrick Munn | October 12, 2018 - 3:59 pm | No Comments
DRG has teamed with the AMC Networks owned streaming service Sundance Now to co-produce six episode true-crime series The Oslo Killing, which is now in production in four countries ahead of a 2019 premiere.
By Patrick Munn | October 11, 2018 - 12:53 pm | No Comments
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.