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RTL CBS takes Corden’s Late, Late Show

Asian network RTL CBS Entertainment has acquired The Late, Late Show with James Corden from cousin CBS Studios International. It will air on weeknights from August 3 at 11.45pm with a selection of top episodes to date and current episodes from season two. Brit Corden took over from Craig Ferguson on the Late, Late Show […]

CBS’s Zoo opens around the world

James Patterson’s CBS drama Zoo has sold to international broadcasters around the world. Sky 1 in the UK, ProSiebenSat.1 in Germany, TF1 in France, Rai in Italy, Mediaset España and Network Ten in Australia are among the buyers from distributor CBS Studios International. The others are M-Net for pan-Africa, Yes in Israel, AXN in India, […]

CBS to dispose of CSI

US broadcast network CBS is expected to confirm the axing of long-running procedural CSI: Crime Scene Investigation tomorrow at its new season schedule launch. Various US news outlets are reporting the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced show, which follows forensic investigators as they undertake cases, is not among 10 scripted series renewed for the 2015-16 season. How CBS […]

Limitless, Rush Hour set for CBS

TV remakes of feature films Limitless and Rush Hour are to air on CBS in the new season after the Eye Network’s latest round of greenlights. The shows will be joined on the 2015-16 schedule by a Criminal Minds spin-off, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders; medical drama Code Black; superhero series Supergirl; and comedies Life in […]

Damon, Affleck Incorporated into Syfy

A futuristic thriller drama from Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s production company has gone to pilot at US cable network Syfy. Pearl Street Productions will produce Incorporated along with CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions. Set in a world where companies have unlimited dpower, it will follow an executive force to change his identity […]

Netflix goes straight-to-series with Will Arnett

Streaming service Netflix has greenlit an eight-episode, straight-to-series comedy from The Millers and Arrested Development star Will Arnett. Flaked comes from Arnett and Mark Chappell (The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret) and follows a self-appointed “guru” in an insular Californian community those carefully crafted image and sobriety begins to unravel after he falls for […]

CBS plants Criminal Minds spin-off in series

CBS is turning to its trusted backdoor pilot process to test another spin-off series, this time for procedural drama Criminal Minds (pictured). The pilot will be part of Criminal Minds’s latest season, and come in the shape of an episode written by original show showrunner and executive producer Erica Messing. It will follow a separate […]

CBS closes door on Millers

US broadcaster CBS has cancelled its multi-cam sitcom The Millers. The show, currently in its second season, took a low 0.5 ratings in the key 18-48 demographic in its most recent episode. CBS has moved to pull it from air, with today’s episode the last to have an official scheduled broadcast. The show, from CBS […]

Merman, Kapital launch UK-focused JV

Sharon Horgan’s new production firm Merman Films has created a joint venture with US indie Kapital Entertainment. Horgan (pictured) and Kapital boss Aaron Kaplan have previously worked together on a number of American scripts, but will now develop US-created content for the UK market through Kapital’s new global division, Kapital International. The JV already has […]

Ryan Seacrest secures two-year CBS deal

Popular US presenter Ryan Seacrest has secured a two-year overall with CBS Television Studios for his production company. Under terms of the pact, Ryan Seacrest Productions will focus on developing scripted programming, an area the prodco has been moving in to recently with shows such as ABC’s comedy Mixology. RSP’s executive VP, scripted programming Nina […]