By Patrick Munn | December 3, 2018 - 6:03 pm | No Comments
Killian Scott (Strike) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful) have been set as the leads in Dublin Murders, BBC One's eight episode drama series which is based on the Dublin Murder Sqaud novels by Tana French. U.S. basic cable network TNT had originally been set to co-produce Dublin Murders alongside BBC One and RTÉ, but they are no longer involved and instead U.S. premium cable network Starz has boarded as the U.S. partner. TVWise has reached out to TNT for comment on their decision to exit the project.
By Patrick Munn | August 23, 2018 - 2:53 pm | No Comments
Save Me is crossing the pond. International distributor Sky Vision has sold the Lennie James and Suranne Jones fronted drama to Starz - the U.S. premium cable network behind such shows as Outlander and The White Princess. It will premiere state-side on September 6th.
By Patrick Munn | March 15, 2018 - 4:32 pm | No Comments
Starz is expanding their Philippa Gregory franchise. The U.S. premium cable network has ordered a third series - a follow up to both The White Queen and The White Princess - titled The Spanish Princess, which will tell the story of Catherine of Aragon. It will be based on Gregory's novels The Constant Princess and The King’s Curse.
By Patrick Munn | October 4, 2016 - 4:59 pm | No Comments
More than a year after they originally boarded, and mere months before the series is set to premiere on BBC Two here in the UK, Starz has backed out as the U.S. co-producer of Stephen Poliakoff's lavish period drama Close To The Enemy.
By Patrick Munn | August 24, 2016 - 6:08 pm | No Comments
Starz has picked up their sports comedy Survivor's Remorse for a ten episode fourth season, the network announced on Wednesday. The renewal comes more than half way through the show's third season and after it has posted sizeable ratings increases compared to last season; due in no small part to a time-slot change from Saturday to Sunday nights.
By Patrick Munn | August 1, 2016 - 7:48 pm | No Comments
Starz is extending their relationship with 50 Cent. The premium cable network has extended their overall deal with Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson and, under this new pact, have put into development Tomorrow, Today, a super-hero drama based on an original script by the Power star and executive producer.
By Patrick Munn | August 1, 2016 - 5:38 pm | No Comments
Starz has renewed their limited series The Girlfriend Experience, from noted director Steven Soderbergh, for a fourteen episode second season. The announcement was made today by Starz President & CEO Chris Albrecht during the network's panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.