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MGM/CBS ‘Silence Of The Lambs’ spin-off thriller ‘Clarice’ signs global deals

Broadcasters and platforms in Europe, Russia and Australia have picked up psychological crime thriller series Clarice, a spin-off from Thomas Harris’ 1988 novel The Silence Of The Lambs and its 1991 film adaptation. French broadcaster TF1, Italy’s RAI, Germany’s Seven.One Entertainment Group, Stan in Australia, NENT Group streamer Viaplay and Russia’s More TV have all […]

Amazon moves into ‘Tiger King’ territory with Nicolas Cage-starring drama

Amazon has picked up the recently revealed US drama that is set to star Nicolas Cage as Joe Exotic, the subject of Netflix’s hit docuseries Tiger King. The eight-episode limited drama is set to mark the Hollywood star’s first major TV role, with Amazon now in development on the show, which emerged in May. It […]

CBS orders 3 Ball’s family dancing format with ‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ duo

US broadcaster CBS has ordered a family dance competition series that has NCIS: Los Angeles stars LL Cool J and Chris O’Donnell attached. Come Dance With Me (w/t) is from US-based duo CBS Television Studios and 3 Ball Productions, and will follow talented young dancers as they are joined by a family member or friend […]

Peacock unfurls plans for ‘Clueless’ reboot with CBS TV Studios

NBCUniversal’s streamer Peacock is onboard a TV reboot of 1995 movie Clueless. The show, from CBS Television Studios, is being written by Will & Grace’s Gus Hickey and Jordan Reddout and will be based on the Clueless TV show, which ran for six seasons from 1996, starting on ABC. The story tracks the life of […]

CBS All Access boldly goes with new ‘Star Trek’ show

US streaming service CBS All Access has ordered a new entry in the long-running Star Trek sci-fi franchise, with Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. The series will be produced by CBS Television Studios, Secret Hideout and Roddenberry Entertainment and distributed by ViacomCBS Global Distribution Group. The premiere has been written by Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: […]

CBS greenlights ‘Silence Of The Lambs’ sequel despite Covid-19 uncertainty

CBS has handed out three new scripted commissions – including a straight-to-series order for a sequel to The Silence Of The Lambs – despite the ongoing uncertainty of when the shows might make it to screen. Clarice, which is being produced by CBS Television Studios and MGM TV, will take place shortly after the events […]

Nicolas Cage set for ‘Tiger King’ drama with CBS & Imagine TV Studios

US actor Nicolas Cage is set to play Joe Exotic, the subject of the hit Netflix docuseries Tiger King, in a new eight-episode limited drama that marks the Hollywood star’s first major TV role. The series, which is expected to head to market in the coming days, is being produced by US-based Imagine Television Studios […]

Showtime, CBS snag ‘Dexter’ showrunner Clyde Phillips in overall deal

ViacomCBS-backed US networks Showtime and CBS Television Studios have signed writer and executive producer Clyde Phillips to an overall development deal. He will work on projects for that will air on platforms within or outside the ViacomCBS group. Phillips has won numerous awards for his work on crime drama Dexter and also created the series […]

CBS welcomes Armoza’s scripted format ‘La Famiglia’ into the US

US broadcaster CBS has started development on a US version of Israeli scripted format La Famiglia. The adaptation, to be known as The Last Happy Couple, will be produced by CBS Television Studios in association with Fulwell 73 and Anoynmous Content. It will be written and executive produced by Liz Astrof (The King of Queens). […]

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