NBCU takes a Chance on Hugh Laurie Hulu drama

NBCUniversal has acquired Hugh Laurie drama Chance for a raft of its international nets. NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) has bought the series for its nets in the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Poland. Poland will be the first to launch the series next month. The series has The Night Manager and House star Hugh Laurie […]

NBC axes scripted formats, reveals new series

US broadcast network NBC has axed scripted formats The Mysteries of Laura and Game of Silence, as it adds seven new dramas and five comedies for its 2016/17 season. Laura, which stars Debra Messing (pictured) and is based on Spanish series Los Misterios del Laura, will end after its second season, while Game of Silence, […]

Hulu makes Unreal drama move, takes Chance

US on-demand service Hulu has acquired exclusive digital rights to Unreal, the Lifetime drama series set in the world of reality TV, and given a two-season order to a Hugh Laurie-fronted medical drama. The deal hands Hulu exclusive SVOD rights to the series from A+E Networks, which distributes the series. The SVOD agreement means the […]