19-2 prodco hires development chief

Canadian prodco Sphère Média has hired Tara Woodbury as its English-language head of development. Sphère Média is best known as the producer of French and English-language cop drama 19-2, which is on CTV and Bravo in Canada, and distributed internationally by Content Television. Woodbury will be based in Toronto and work across development and strategy, […]

eOne poaches Amazon Studios scripted exec

Entertainment One Television has bolstered its scripted ranks by drafting in Carolyn Newman from Amazon Studios. Newman (pictured) has been named in the new role of VP, scripted programming at eOne TV. Based out of LA, this will see her develop “bold and compelling” projects, working closely with eOne’s scripted teams around the world. Newman […]

19-2 adds up for Content

Content Television has acquired international distribution rights to the English-language remake of French-Canadian drama 19-2. 19-2 is a 10x60mins cop series about two newly-paired patrol officers working in the “highly-charged environment” on Montreal’s 19th precinct. It was coproduced for Bell Media by Montreal’s Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media, and Content Television, the TV arm […]