20th Television

Disney’s FX to end ‘Pose’ after upcoming third season

Disney’s US cablenet FX is bringing down the curtain on award-winning drama Pose, with its previously announced third season now set to be its last. The show, which was co-created by Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Steven Canals, has previously sold to broadcasters including the BBC and will start its final seven-episode third run on […]

20th Television names Nissa Diederich as EVP production; Jim Sharp to exit

Disney has promoted Nissa Diederich to EVP of production for 20th Television, following the division’s recent consolidation with Touchstone Television. Diederich most recently served as EVP of production for Touchstone Television, but will now oversee production for the combined studio operation, taking on the responsibilities of current 20th TV incumbent Jim Sharp, who is to […]

Disney raids US streamer Hulu & ABC for Star’s initial content offering

Disney has unveiled some of the first titles to launch on its new Star branded streaming offering next month, including the first two so-called originals – ABC thriller Big Sky and Hulu’s romantic comedy Love, Victor – which will be shown internationally for the first time. Big Sky comes from Big Little Lies creator David E. […]

ABC straight-to-series order for Baldwin-Grammer comedy from ‘Modern Family’ duo

US network ABC has given a straight-to-series order for a new comedy series starring and executive produced by Alec Baldwin and Kelsey Grammer. The as-yet-untitled series is being produced by Disney TV Studios-owned 20th Television and helmed by Modern Family co-creator and exec producer Christopher Lloyd and exec producer Vali Chandrasekaran, both of whom are […]

Fox preps US versions of Luther, Austrian drama

Fox is piloting US versions of hit Austrian comedy Braunschlag and hit UK cop drama Luther. In both cases the pilots have penalties attached if they are not taken to series. US prodco Intrigue picked up the US rights to Braunschlag at MIPCOM and will produce the Fox pilot alongside 20th Television. Austrian pubcaster ORF […]