By Patrick Munn | February 22, 2019 - 10:59 am | No Comments
BBC One has ordered The Goes Wrong Show, a six episode TV adaptation of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong. The series order comes after the BBC previously commissioned and aired TV adaptations of Mischief's Peter Pan Goes Wrongand A Christmas Carol Goes Wrong.
By Patrick Munn | February 19, 2019 - 3:29 pm | No Comments
BoJack Horseman is coming to free-to-air. Discovery's DMAX channel, which recently went free-to-air, has inked a deal with Lionsgate to acquire the free-to-air rights to all six seasons of BoJack Horseman. The show's first season will premiere on DMAX on Monday February 25th.
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 | June 21, 2018 - 7:47 pm | No Comments
Nevision and Lionsgate have inked a deal to co-develop and produce Oil, an eight episode geo-political thriller series which hails from Alan Whiting (Kingdom), Matthew Faulk (Titanic: Blood & Steel) and Mark Skeet (Vanity Fair). Oil is set in the early 1970s in the Persian Gulf and follows the hedonistic world of ex-pats. They are a powerful, displaced people in a foreign land they all but own and who consider the black gold under the desert theirs to take. But what they don’t know is that they are sitting on a powder keg and it’s about to blow.
By Patrick Munn | July 13, 2016 - 7:51 pm | No Comments
Lionsgate has taken a stake in Primal Media, the new independent production company that was recently set up by Gogglebox Entertainment founder Mat Steiner and Adam Wood. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.