By Patrick Munn | October 30, 2019 - 8:37 am | No Comments
HBO content is staying put on Sky. The satcaster has extended their output deal with WarnerMedia. The extension, which comes ahead of the 2020 expiration of the prior agreement, also includes a new co-production agreement that give Sky the opportunity to co-produce select HBO Max originals going forward. The five-year agreement covers all of Sky's European markets.
By Patrick Munn | September 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm | No Comments
BBC One has set the cast for Lethal White. Robert Glenister (Curfew), Joseph Quinn (Les Misérables) and Nick Blood (Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.) are set to guest star in the fourth installment of their Strike series, which is based on J.K. Rowling’s Cormoran Strike novel series. They join a returning cast that includes Tom Burke, Holliday Grainger, Natasha O’Keeffe and Kerr Logan.
By Patrick Munn | June 12, 2019 - 4:46 pm | No Comments
After teaming together on both Chernobyl and the upcoming Catherine The Great, Sky and HBO are re-teaming to co-produce another six episode limited series, The Third Day. The Young Pope and Fantastic Beasts star Jude Law is attached the star. Production begins next month ahead of a 2020 premiere on Sky Atlantic and HBO.
By Patrick Munn | May 23, 2019 - 8:00 pm | No Comments
BBC One has handed out an early second season renewal to their Suranne Jones fronted drama Gentleman Jack. The renewal comes after only a single episode of the series has aired in its Sunday night slot. Premium cable network HBO, who co-produce for the US market, are on-board for season two. Eight episodes have been ordered for the show's second season.
By Patrick Munn | May 3, 2019 - 9:04 am | No Comments
The Gilded Age is on the move. Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes' long-gestating period drama has landed at HBO with a ten episode series order, the premium cable network announced on Thursday. The project had been in the works at NBC since as far back as 2012 and ultimately earned a series order in early 2018 at the peacock, which was then under the reins of Bob Greenblatt. Notably, the show's move to HBO mirrors Greenblatt's recent move from NBC to HBO parent WarnerMedia.
By Patrick Munn | April 23, 2019 - 10:00 am | No Comments
HBO is getting back into business with Armando Iannucci. The premium cable network to the Veep creator's latest effort Avenue 5, a space comedy that is being toplined by Hugh Laurie (Veep, House). The size of the order for the show's first season has not yet been set.
By Patrick Munn | April 15, 2019 - 10:21 am | No Comments
HBO has released the trailer for the second season of Big Little Lies, which is set to premiere state-side on Sunday June 9th. Sky Atlantic continues to hold UK rights to the show, but have not yet announced a UK premiere date for season two.