ABC Studios International


ABC Studios Int’l & Stan set to launch global original

Australian streamer Stan is to launch a new original series by The Kettering Incident’s (pictured) Victoria Madden, in partnership with Disney’s ABC Studios International. Eight-part series The Gloaming, will premiere on Stan in 2019. It is produced by Madden and John Molloy and will be distributed globally by ABC. The series follows unorthodox, troubled, cop […]

ABC Studios Int’l & M6 France team up on Poppy Montgomery series

ABC Studios International and French broadcaster M6 are developing a “sexy, action-packed, one-hour blue-sky crime show” starring Poppy Montgomery (Without A Trace – pictured far right, Unforgettable) and written and exec. produced by Ken Sanzel. The untitled series stars Montgomery as Cat Chambers, a thief turned fixer for the Governor of a Pacific Island chain. Impulsive and irresistible, Cat’s less-than-perfect past gives […]

ABC Oz backs female Shakespeare drama from ABC Studios Int’l

Australian pubcaster the ABC has boarded a drama from its international production unit that will retell the works of Shakespeare from female perspectives and has Margot Robbie (pictured) attached as a producer. The broadcaster is working with ABC Studios International (part of US broadcaster ABC), LuckyChap Entertainment and Hoodlum on the show, which is currently […]

ABC brings in ex-NBCU exec as business affairs head

ABC Studios International (ABCSI) has brought in ex-NBCUniversal International exec Guy Sheppard as head of business affairs. Sheppard will report to Howard Davine, executive vice president of business operations at ABC Studios. From his base in London, Sheppard will lead the business affairs and deal-making functions of ABC Studios International. His exit from NBCU International […]

ABC Oz lands ABC Studios Int’l’s first series

US broadcaster ABC’s London-based international arm has landed its first series, a crime drama for Australian pubcaster the ABC. Disney-owned ABC Studios International is working with Australian drama and digital firm Hoodlum Entertainment (Secrets & Lies), the ABC and Screen Queensland on Harrow. ABC’s former group head of casting, Keli Lee (pictured), has been running […]