Blumhouse Productions


eOne, Endemol Shine execs to run Blumhouse TV

US producer Blumhouse Productions is building out its TV arm by hiring heavy hitters Jeremy Gold and Marci Wiseman as divisional co-presidents. The pair come in above Jessica Rhoades, who built The Jinx prodco’s television division, who will be executive VP, head of programming and development going forwards. Gold was previously executive VP of Kingdom […]

GSN tickled by terror-themed game show

US cable channel GSN has commissioned an eight part, horror-themed game show from Paranormal Activity guru Jason Blum. Hellavator will see teams of three ride a haunted elevator to various levels of an abandoned warehouse. One player per floor must complete a frightening challenge within a set time, or they are locked out of the […]

CBC ascends to Syfy drama series

Canadian pubcaster CBC has acquired Ascension, US network Syfy’s upcoming futuristic drama. The Canandian pubcaster will launch the six-part show in November. The deal comes after Ascension went into production in Montreal this week. The thriller follows a group of people sent from Earth in 1963 to populate a new planet who are rocked by […]

eOne adds veteran Bocaccio to scripted team

Entertainment One Television has named veteran production executive Gerard Bocaccio, who worked on Discovery’s first scripted show Klondike, as its senior VP, US scripted development. Based in LA, he is charged with developing eOne’s scripted programming slate for the US market. He will report to eOne’s executive VP, US scripted television, Michael Rosenberg, who said: […]