Former Yahoo exec starting Believe digital studio

Brian Hunt, Yahoo’s former original content chief, has joined US prodco Believe and will start a new digital studio focused on making content for digital and OTT platforms. At Believe Entertainment Hunt will be executive VP and head of development. He will lead the new digital division, which has already secured content deals with several […]

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 […]

Watch begins to Believe in Abrams’ new show

UK multichannel network Watch has acquired J.J. Abrams latest series Believe from Warner Bros. International Television Distribution. The upcoming NBC scripted show also counts filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón as a co-creator. UKTV-owned Watch will launch it early next year. Comprising 13 hours, Believe follows the story of a young girl with supernatural powers who is placed under the […]