Almost Human

CBS poaches Fox, Television 360 drama execs

CBS Television Studios has hired a pair of drama executives, one from rival broadcaster Fox and the other from US indie Television 360. Meghan Lyvers, who was previously at Management 360’s TV unit, has been named senior VP, drama development, while Brianna Bennett has become VP, drama development. Lyvers is also the former former VP, […]

2014 LA Screenings: Catherine Mackin, UKTV

As buyers flock to Los Angeles for the May Screenings, TBI speaks with key players about what’s on their 2014 shopping list What slots are there for US shows on your channels? We have 10 channels, several of which we acquire first-run content for from the studios. However, at the LA screenings we are predominately […]

Fox drops sci-fi series Almost Human

Sci-fi show Almost Human will come to an end after its first run after Fox opted to not take it to a second season. The show has performed well ratings-wise after a slow start, but the US broadcast net has decided not to proceed with more episodes as first reported by Deadline. Almost Human is […]

UKTV’s Watch becomes Almost Human

UKTV’s flagship pay channel Watch has acquired Fox sci-fi drama Almost Human. The deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution hands Watch rights to the 13x60mins series, which counts the prolific J.J. Abrams as executive producer. The deal came in the same week UK net Watch launched another WBITD-distributed Abrams show, Believe. Almost Human is […]

Gavin & Stacey US remake among Fox pick-ups

The Sony Pictures Television-produced remake of BBC sitcom Gavin & Stacey is among five comedies US broadcast network Fox has picked up ahead of next week’s Upfronts. Four dramas have also been ordered. Us & Them, which is based on the popular BBC3 show about a couple that fall in love despite living on different […]