Fox International buys Endemol drama Low Winter Sun

  Fox International Channels has struck a deal with Endemol for Low Winter Sun, the US crime drama recently ordered by AMC. FIC has taken first pay TV window rights for the show across its international channels, excluding North America and France. The 10-episode series is a scripted format. The original Low Winter Sun was […]

AMC ramps up reality with new series and programming block

US cable network AMC is ramping up its move into reality programming with the launch of a new series produced by The Kennedys‘ producer Asylum and a new Thursday night reality block. The broadcaster, which hosts scripted series including Mad Men and Breaking Bad, is opening up a new programming night to house its raft […]

AMC orders new scripted dramas

AMC, the US cable network that is home to Mad Men and Breaking Bad, has added two scripted dramas to its latest development slate. The broadcaster, which also airs zombie thriller The Walking Dead, has ordered 1980s themed Halt & Catch Fire and period drama Turn. Both pilots have been ordered from AMC Studios, the […]


Rectify was one of the most interesting and darkest dramas to launch at this year’s MIPCOM, helped by the appearance of creator Ray McKinnon. The series is US cable network Sundance Channel’s first wholly owned scripted production; it is produced by the team behind critically acclaimed meth drama Breaking Bad and distributed by ITV Studios […]

Hollywood Studio formats

Plans are underway to make some of the most iconic US shows ever for local broadcasters with international versions of 24, Breaking Bad, ER, Glee and Gossip Girl planned in countries as far afield as Israel and China. Shows including Prison Break, Law & Order and Desperate Housewives have already had the remake treatment and […]

TBI Exclusive: International versions of Breaking Bad in the works

Sony Pictures Television is working on deals for local versions of its hit drama series Breaking Bad. “Four countries are interested in Breaking Bad. We are getting [series creator] Vince Gilligan on the phone with one aspiring licensee this week, in a country where there is a real desire to do it,” Jeff Lerner, senior […]

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