Aaron Sorkin


Taking Bull by the horns

Mark Goffman runs the top-rated freshman drama of the 2016/17 season in Bull. In this exclusive interview, he tells Jesse Whittock about keeping control of a major network series, his grounding as a writer on The West Wing and how his Hollywood career almost didn’t happen thanks to a spell in Brussels. Considering Mark Goffman […]

Viewpoint: Katie O’Connell Marsh, CEO, Gaumont TV

The television landscape is changing. That we know for sure. With the rise of new platforms and independent studios entering into an already competitive marketplace, there is a plethora of content and new business models to explore. While this feeds commerce, it does not necessarily guarantee art. To me, the most exciting thing to emerge […]

SVT buying spree includes The Bible and Bates Motel

Swedish public broadcaster SVT has acquired mega-hit miniseries The Bible. It has picked up the Mark Burnett-produced show amid a raft of drama acquisitions. The five-part series has generated consistently huge ratings on US cable network History and is distributed by Burnett’s One Three Media. SVT has also bought Psycho prequel series Bates Motel, which […]

Blinkbox snags The Newsroom download rights

Streaming and download service Blinkbox has taken download to own rights to HBO drama series The Newsroom. In the UK the Aaron Sorkin newsroom drama is transmitted on the Sky Atlantic pay TV channel as part of the output deal between HBO and Sky. The ten-episode series will be available to download via Blinkbox 30 […]