Criminal Justice

BBC Drama restructures with Harwood successors

UK pubcaster the BBC has created three England-based head of drama roles, as part of restructure that has followed Kate Harwood’s exit to lead FremantleMedia prodco Euston Films. Hilary Salmon (pictured) has been appointed into one of two London-based positions, with Hilary Martin taking on a north England role. Another London post is yet to […]

International Studios: Drama Studies

For a week in May the attention of the TV world is focused on Hollywood studios as they present their new shows to international buyers at the LA Screenings. While the acquisitions folk are spending time – and money – with the Majors, an increasing amount of high-end drama is coming out of the LA […]

Gandolfini onboard as HBO revives Criminal Justice

The Sopranos star James Gandolfini is to star in another HBO series – the newly revived drama Criminal Justice. US premium cablenet HBO passed on Justice’s pilot in February but has now commissioned a seven-part limited series with Gandolfini attached to star as an attorney defending a Pakistani man accused of murdering a girl in […]