Content climbs with Olympus deal

Content Media Corp is selling new Syfy fantasy series Olympus.

The 13-part show is to broadcast on the NBCUniversal Cable Group channel in 2015, it was announced this week.

Content has rights to sell it globally outside the US, Canada and Germany.

Olympus will tell the story of men and women banished to the Underworld – or the Kingdom of Hades – by the Gods. Reunion Pictures and London-based Olympus TV are coproducing. Robert Halmi Sr. and his Halmi Company are among the executive producers.