Alex Gibney

Viceland preps Boyband series, comedy move

Cable net Viceland has announced four new series, including a reality show about a boyband, its first scripted comedy, a design series with Tyler, The Creator, and an Alex Gibney doc about basketball players in Mexico. American Boyband will follow a group of young musicians from LA on their first tour. What Would Diplo Do? […]

Sky postpones Gibney’s Scientology doc

UK satcaster Sky has pulled its scheduled broadcast of Alex Gibney’s controversial Scientology documentary, Going Clear. The pay TV provider is a coproducer of the doc along with doc maker Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions and US premium cable channel HBO, but British libel laws have forced it to be shelved for the time being. It was […]

HBO preps scientology, Cobain and Sinatra docs

HBO has unveiled a slate of high-end docs including new projects from Alex Gibney and Nick Broomfield. The twelve-strong slate includes Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief. The one-off doc from Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) follows former Scientology members as they reveal how the church attracts and retains members. HBO […]

Content revenue up following private switch

Producer-distributor Content Media Corporation’s move to being a privately held company has lead to full-year revenue growing 54%. The company posted twelve-month revenue to 31 March, 2013, of £46.9 million (US$70.9 million) compared with £30.5 million for the previous year. Within the 2013 total, revenue at Content’s TV and film production division grew £13.8 million to £23.7 million. […]