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Fox orders scripted pilots from Endemol Shine based on Oz, French series

Fox has ordered two scripted pilots from Endemol Shine North America.  The Path duo Annie Weisman and Jason Katims are to oversee a new drama pilot based on the original Endemol Shine Australia series Sisters (pictured) from Jonathan Gavin and Imogen Banks, which originally aired on Network Ten in 2017, and was picked up by Netflix as an Original last year. […]

Sony hires ex-Fox exec as Rozenfeld exits

Sony Pictures Television has hired former 20th Century Fox Television exec Jeffrey Glaser, with current programming chief Kim Rozenfeld set to exit. Glaser will join Sony Pictures Television Studios (SPTS) on September 5 as executive VP of US current programming, with Rozenfeld reported to be joining former studio chiefs Jamie Erlicht and Zack van Amburg […]

Gaumont ups Tim Stephen to US legal head

Gaumont has promoted Tim Stephen to the post of head of US business and legal affairs at its LA office. Stephen will oversee business and legal affairs for film, television, animation and distribution for Gaumont’s US office. He will be working for Gene Stein, the president of US television at Gaumont; Nicolas Atlan, the president […]

Genius prodco Imagine names new TV chief

Anna Culp has become the new executive VP of television at Genius producer Imagine Television. Culp is moving from the film division at Imagine, which Hollywood director Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer own. This comes a year after LA-based Imagine left 20th Century Fox Television after receiving US$100 million from media investment house Raine […]

Traditional US networks top Europe demand

Demand for programming from broadcasters is outweighing cable and SVOD players in Europe, exclusive new stats show. Data from Parrot Analytics shows original programming from CBS, Fox and ABC was higher than that of HBO, AMC and Netflix in Europe in 2016. Parrot provided TBI with the exclusive data as MIPTV gets underway today in […]

Fox, Viaplay team for Fox+ streaming service

Fox Networks Group Europe and Africa and Viaplay have launched Fox+, a new drama and entertainment streaming for the Nordic region. The new service will have a raft of premium drama from the Hollywood studio arm of Fox, its cable production arm, as well as drama content from the international FNG. TV titles include Prison […]

Fox spreads 24: Legacy globally

Fox Networks Group has acquired rights to 24: Legacy in 160 territories. The deal covers the UK, Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, South Africa, Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Mexico, Brazil, Colombia and Argentina. The show, which is a spin off of 24 and originally for Fox in the US, will go day and date “across […]

Fox ties down Fresh Off the Boat creator

Fresh Off the Boat creator and showrunner Nahnatchka Khan has scored a pod deal at 20th Century Fox Television. The multiyear agreement will see the producer writing, developing and supervising projects for Fox’s production arm through her Fierce Baby Productions imprint. Khan is best known for ABC comedy Fresh Off the Boat, which was earlier […]

NBC poaches Fox exec to fill drama post

US broadcaster NBC has poached 20th Century Fox Television’s Lisa Katz to fill the role Pearlena Igbokwe vacated when she was promoted to president of Universal Television. Katz will become NBC’s executive VP, drama development on July 11, and will report to NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke. She replaces Igbokwe, who recently took over at […]

Supergirl flies to CW as Agent Carter crashes

The US networks are well underway in building their next generation of scripted shows, with CBS moving Supergirl to The CW and ABC cancelling a number of shows, including Marvel’s Agent Carter. Almost every network has made early pick-ups in the past few days, with Supergirl moving channels amid flagging ratings on CBS among the […]

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