Caryn Mandabach Productions


Inside the multimillion-dollar drama trap

Producing high-end scripted product has never been more lucrative, nor more risky. Richard Middleton explores how producers and distributors are balancing their options Netflix CEO Reed Hastings might have sent his company’s share price down 6% last month when he alluded to the “whole new world” emerging in streaming, but a more populated SVOD universe […]

Caryn Mandabach prodco develops Kazuo Ishiguro novel

Caryn Mandabach Productions, which produces hit tile Peaky Blinders for BBC Two, has optioned the TV rights to Kazuo Ishiguro’s (pictured) novel When We Were Orphans. Ishiguro’s widely read novels have made him the recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature in 2017. His novel Never Let Me Go was transformed into the popular feature film […]

Peaky Blinders gets two-season BBC deal

The BBC has placed a new two-season order for British gangster series Peaky Blinders. The double order came amid a raft of drama commissions from the UK pubcaster, including a new season of Keshet’s The A Word and a Barbara Windsor biopic. Season three of Peaky Blinders, which is set in 1920s Birmingham, is currently […]

Content scores Caryn Mandabach deal

UK- and US-based Content Media Corporation has scored a first-look deal with transatlantic scripted producer Caryn Mandabach Productions. The agreement will see Content take international distribution rights for all new CMP programming going forward. Additionally, CMP execs Jamie Glazebrook in the UK and Michael Besman and Tracy Ryerson in the US will be located at […]