Blumhouse Television

Sundance TV, AMC+ investigate true crime with Anchor & Blumhouse

Sundance TV and AMC+ have picked up Look Into My Eyes, a new true crime docuseries from Anchor Entertainment and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television. Brent Hodge (Pharma Bro, I Am Chris Farley) is attached to direct the four-part series, which will debut on 4 May, and which Anchor CEO Ethan Goldman described as “the ultimate […]

Fox Entertainment hires Blumhouse TV exec as VP, drama programming

Fox Entertainment has hired Blumhouse Television exec Kyle Chalmers as VP of drama programming and development. In his new role, Chalmers will be responsible for supervising the development and production of new and returning scripted drama series for the Fox Network. Taking on the position from 18 April, he will be based on the Fox […]

Blumhouse adapting Stephen King’s ‘Later’, with Lucy Liu

Blumhouse Television in the US has acquired the rights to adapt the Stephen King novel Later into a limited series, with Lucy Liu attached to star. Raelle Tucker (True Blood) is serving as series creator and has written the pilot script. Released last year, the original novel tells the story of literary agent and struggling […]

Blumhouse TV’s alternative EVP Mary Lisio exits following ITV America deal

Blumhouse Television’s EVP of alternative and non-scripted programming, Mary Lisio, is exiting the company. The exec has reportedly resigned on amicable terms to pursue other opportunities. Her departure comes as a result of the company’s recent multi-year unscripted overall deal with ITV America, according to Variety, which first reported Lisio’s exit. The deal was designed […]

Round-up: ITV America & Blumhouse TV set unscripted pact; Small World steers ‘My Perfect Supercar’; Kanal D’s ‘Hekimoglu’ travels

ITV America & Blumhouse TV set unscripted pact  US-based Blumhouse Television has struck a multi-year, exclusive overall deal with ITV America for unscripted TV, with a first project already in the works. The partnership will see Blumhouse create a new slate of paranormal reality and suspense-driven unscripted projects for ITVA, with a dedicated team working in collaboration […]

Blumhouse TV rejigs after tapping NBCU alum Chris McCumber as president

Blumhouse TV has appointed former USA Network & Syfy chief Chris McCumber as its president, with incumbent Jeremy Gold moving to a new role overseeing production. McCumber will oversee all areas of the company’s TV output and joins having most recently been president of entertainment networks for the cable entertainment arm of NBCUniversal, where he had […]

Blumhouse hires from NBCU, eOne for production & development

Blumhouse Television has added five new positions to grow its production, development and business affairs teams, including execs from NBCU and eOne. For production, Blumhouse has hired eOne’s senior VP for film, television and digital entertainment, Lisa Niedenthal. The Sharp Object’s producer will serve at Blumhouse as executive VP of production. Niedenthal will oversee productions […]

Purge producer sets up ITV-backed TV prodco

Jason Blum has set up a new TV studio, Blumhouse Television, with the backing of ITV Studios, the content division of the UK broadcaster. ITV will hold 45% in the new business and is expected to sell some of its output, although does not have a first-look deal for distribution. The TV studio is led […]

Cold Case Files reboots on A&E Network

Cold Case Files is returning to US-based A&E Network at the end of next month. Aided by new forensic technology and social media, detectives re-examine old cases and bring closure to victims’ families. Blumhouse Television and independent prodco Ample produce the 10x60mins season, and actor Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon) narrates. Elaine Frontain Bryant, executive vice president and […]