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Sky picks Content horror drama

UK digital terrestrial channel Pick has acquired US-Canadian horror drama Slasher from London-based distributor Content Television. The eight-part show will make its UK debut on Tuesday, May 10 in a 10pm slot. Canadian indie produced Slasher for compatriot Super Channel and US thematic network Chiller. The anthology series follows a women who moves back to […]

McCumber rises as NBCU rejigs entertainment

NBCUniversal is shaking up its entertainment networks division, with USA Networks president Chris McCumber heading up a new-look unit. McCumber will be president of NBCU Entertainment Networks, a group comprising USA, Syfy, Chiller and Cloo. Syfy president Dave Howe is being moved to a new post as president, strategy and commercial growth at NBCU Cable […]

Syfy, Bradley Cooper to adapt best-seller

Oscar-nominated actor Bradley Cooper and US cable channel Syfy to adapt Dan Simmons’ best-selling novel Hyperion as an event series. Producer Graham King (The Departed) and regular Cooper collaborator Todd Phillips (The Hangover) are also attached to the project, with Universal Cable Productions named as producing studio. The Hugo Award-winning novel Hyperion is set in […]

Syfy, Amblin develop Brave New World

US cable network Syfy and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television are working up a TV version of Aldous Huxley’s classic sci-fi novel Brave New World. The pair are developing a scripted series based on the influential 1932 book, with Syfy’s NBCUniversal Cable Group stablemate Universal Cable Productions attached as the studio. Brave New World is set […]

Blood and gore and TV shows

Television is getting scarier. Horror has always had an on-off relationship with the small screen dating back to the Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt but the number of gore filled series currently on the air is higher than it’s ever been. Shows including The Walking Dead, The River, Dexter, Grimm and American Horror […]