American Pie

Starz moves into original unscripted programming

US cable net Starz has ordered its first original unscripted series, The Chair. The show will pit two first-time directors against each other as they craft a film from the same screenplay. It will document the filmmaking process through to theatrical release of the two movies. Audience voting and interaction will determine which of the […]

Turtle Power

Viacom acquired the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from The Mirage Group and 4Kids Entertainment in late 2009 for US$60 million and the resulting new TV series debuted on September 29 on Nick in the US with a two-episode double-header. When Ciro Nieli found out Nickelodeon had bought the Turtles he knocked on their door with […]